Politics

Corruption charges against me Congress' conspiracy: Gadkari

Nagpur, Oct 29 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Monday termed the corruption charges levelled against him "a conspiracy by the Congress" and also blamed the media for acting as that party's "agents".

Pakistan may allow Indian 26/11 probe team visit

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan may allow a team of Indian investigators a visit to examine evidence collected by Pakistan against November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, but the dates are yet to be decided, an official said Monday.

PM's new team gets going, Mulayam says polls soon

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave a fresh look to his government, most of the new ministers took charge and spelt out their agenda. But not everyone was impressed, with the Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav predicting an early Lok Sabha election.

Veerappa Moily cautious, promises to contain price of petroleum products

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Veerappa Moily on Monday assumed charge as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister.

"It is a challenging Ministry. I will deal with issues cautiously," he said soon after taking charge.

TMC criticizes cabinet reshuffle, says UPA should have proved its majority first

Kolkata, Oct 29 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has assailed the Congress party-led UPA government for the latest reshuffle in the cabinet, saying that it should have first established its majority in Parliament and then gone for such a major decision.

Pallam Raju promises to work hard towards strengthening the government

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Newly designated Minister of Human Resource Development M M Pallam Raju has said that he will work hard towards strengthening the government.

Manish Tewari takes charge as Information and Broadcasting Minister

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Newly appointed Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday took charge of his ministry.

No development in Himachal under BJP, says Manmohan

Shimla, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Himachal Pradesh for ignoring the interests of the people. He, however, avoided any mention of corruption.

Jitendra Singh gets double portfolio, not Jitin Prasada

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Jitendra Singh, who was Sunday elevated from minister of state for home to minister of state (independent charge) for youth affairs and sports, has also been allocated the portfolio of minister of state for defence, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said.

Three ministers of state get cabinet rank

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The ministerial reshuffle Sunday saw three ministers of state being elevated to the cabinet rank while some junior ministers getting independent charge of new ministries.
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