No witch-hunt in VVIP chopper scam: Government

New Delhi, April 27 : The government on Wednesday denied any “witch-hunt” against anyone on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and urged Congress leaders to approach the Italian court if they have any complaint about “character assassination”. “If they have any complaint about character assassination, they can blame the court of Italy. She (Congress president […]

Bar on IPL matches in Maharashtra stays

New Delhi, April 27 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea challenging a Mumbai High Court ruling prohibiting IPL cricket matches in Maharashtra due to drought condition. The plea was filed by the Maharashtra and Mumbai Cricket Associations. The apex court bench dismissed the plea after taking into account the amount of water […]

Sonia ‘not afraid’ of Agusta inquiry

New Delhi, April 27 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said she was “not afraid” of any inquiry into the Agusta Westland chopper deal. “We have nothing to hide. Let them (government) take my name, I am not afraid of anyone,” Gandhi told the media here. She said any investigation must get over as […]

Parrikar to make statement in parliament on AgustaWestland

New Delhi, April 27 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday he will make a statement on the AgustaWestland scam in parliament. Asked about the details emerging in the VVIP chopper scam, he said: “I will speak about the issue in the house explaining all apprehensions.” “So many VIPs are involved, Sonia Gandhi’s name […]

AgustaWestland: Government denies deal with Italian PM

New Delhi, April 27 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday denied reports of Prime Minister Narendra Modi striking a deal with his Italian counterpart to free two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen for information on the “Gandhi family”. Jaitley also said the investigation in the VVIP chopper scam is in an “advanced […]

Kejriwal accuses centre of ‘scuttling’ Delhi government

New Delhi, April 27 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday slammed the union government, saying it is “scuttling the Delhi government’s effort of development”. “The world is appreciating the AAP government, whereas the central government is trying its best to scuttle our efforts. But still we are moving ahead and working for the […]