Tag: Sushma Swaraj

CPI to discuss Bihar polls at National Council meet

CPI to discuss Bihar polls at National Council meet

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

CPI top brass would hold parleys on its role in the upcoming Bihar elections and is likely to adopt an agitational programme with other Left parties and mass organisations in the coming days to protest the government’s economic and other policies. The party’s three-day National Council meeting, beginning in Chandigarh from tomorrow, would also discuss the recent […]

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Ahead of Bihar polls, jitters in BJP camp

Ahead of Bihar polls, jitters in BJP camp

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: The ruling party has remained officially silent even four days after the controversy broke over foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s help to Lalit Modi in getting travel documents in UK, dragging into the storm Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje for similar “impropriety”. With two top party netas at the centre of the biggest row […]

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Opposition questions PM Modi’s silence on Lalit Modi row

Opposition questions PM Modi’s silence on Lalit Modi row

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Questioning his ‘silence’ on Lalitgate, Opposition today alleged that there is “consent” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi behind the “assistance” by Union Minister Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje to scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi. “Silence is a sign of his consent. Whatever is happening has his (PM’s) consent. He was repeatedly saying […]

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Nitish supports Advani’s fears of Emergency, says Bihar faces it daily

Nitish supports Advani’s fears of Emergency, says Bihar faces it daily

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday supported the concern of BJP patriarch L K Advani that Emergency-like situation could emerge again and said that Bihar was “facing it on a daily basis”. “Advani is among the senior-most leaders of BJP and his concerns should be considered seriously. As far as Emergency-like situation is concerned, we are facing […]

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Nitish Kumar takes on Sushma Swaraj, Lalu Yadav says let her be

Nitish Kumar takes on Sushma Swaraj, Lalu Yadav says let her be

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nitish said “it is the BJP’s culture to defend its people. The person just needs to be from the BJP.” Bihar allies Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad separately attacked the BJP government but only CM Nitish chose to take it on over Sushma Swaraj’s help to Lalit Modi, with Lalu saying Sushma should not be […]

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Don’t harass Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi visa issue: Lalu Prasad

Don’t harass Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi visa issue: Lalu Prasad

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Echoing what his alliance partner Nitish Kumar had said, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Monday appealed to all parties not to ‘harass’ Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on facilitating issue of visa to former IPL chief Lalit Modi. “She is a woman. Parties should not pester her anymore on the issue,” said Mr. Prasad, […]

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Lalit Modi visa row: Nitish Kumar accuses BJP of double standards

Lalit Modi visa row: Nitish Kumar accuses BJP of double standards

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the controversy surrounding Union Minister Sushma Swaraj over l’affaireLalit Modi rages, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday alleged that the BJP was displaying double standards on its commitment to the rule of law. “It’s been the principle or the work culture of the BJP to defend all those who are with it irrespective […]

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Lalit Modi visa row: Nothing humanitarian, says Congress

Lalit Modi visa row: Nothing humanitarian, says Congress

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Congress on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah’s connections with former IPL chief Lalit Modi while accusing the government of “aiding and abetting” his travel to and from his “hideout.” Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had committed the crime of abetment under […]

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BJP wrongly defending Sushma Swaraj: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

BJP wrongly defending Sushma Swaraj: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday targeted the BJP over the issue involving External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj by saying that it was wrongly defending her. “BJP has been wrongly defending its leaders. It has exposed the work culture and mindset of the party,” Kumar told media persons here. Swaraj admitted to having […]

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Lalit Modi row: Kirti Azad questions Arun Jaitley on probing South Africa’s successful bid to host IPL in 2009

Lalit Modi row: Kirti Azad questions Arun Jaitley on probing South Africa’s successful bid to host IPL in 2009

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Murmurs within BJP over the row involving Sushma Swaraj came into the open with a party MP from Bihar asking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his opinion on what he thought of probing those who had approved the holding of IPL tournament in South Africa in 2009. “@LalitKModi being probed by #ED. Who were d members […]

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