As former CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress, we revisit the scam that changed Indian politics, bolstered AAP and BJP.
Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls the 2G spectrum case a politically-motivated move and holds it accountable for the current situation of the Congress party.
Former-Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has levelled allegations of corruption against Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam said CM Uddhav Thackeray should have regular consultations with alliance partners over Covid-19 situation.
Karim Lala was one of the three top underworld dons of Mumbai for over two decades, from the sixties to the early eighties.
Nirupam's tweet came even as the NCP and Congress were preparing to hold meetings of their respective leaders.
Nirupam, who was replaced by Deora as the Mumbai Congress chief just before the Lok Sabha polls, was also absent, but he said Rahul had already been informed about his prior commitments.
The leader has openly threatened to sever ties with the party as he is miffed ever since Congress refused to allot ticket to a candidate backed by him.
In another tweet, Nirupam even hinted at quitting the party if the leadership failed to redress his grievances.
The letter is dated May 16, a week before he Lok Sabha election results were announced, and addressed to Milind Deora, Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) chief who announced his resignation from the post Sunday.
The decision to withdraw the invitation to Sahgal (91), who was earlier at the forefront of the "award wapsi" campaign, was taken after a political outfit threatened to disrupt the function, the organisers said on Sunday.
Nirupam shared documents related to the organisations in Solapur which he said are controlled by the minister.
"Children and people do not know how many degrees the prime minister holds," Nirupam said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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