BJP may revoke Ram Jethmalani’s suspension

According to the sources, “the suspension may be revoked of veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani from the BJP, for daring the party to act against him on the issue of appointment of CBI director.” Indications to this effect were available after Jethmalani met senior leader L K Advani and BJP chief Nitin Gadkari this morning. Jethmalani was […]

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Court order on Gadkari’s plea Nov 17

In Delhi a court fixed Nov 17 to pronounce its order on a plea filed by BJP chief Nitin Gadkari seeking initiation of proceedings against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for alleged defamation. Metropolitan Magistrate Sudesh Kumar Oct 16 reserved the order for Nov 2 on summoning Digvijay Singh over the defamation complaint by the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) chief. It was deferred for […]

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BJP for ‘cooling period’ before judges head tribunals

In an attack on judiciary, BJP today said “pre-retirement judgements are influenced by a desire for a post-retirement job”, while pitching for a two-year cooling off period for retiring judges before they are appointed to tribunals and commissions. “Even though there is a retirement age… But the judges are unwilling to retire,” Leader of Opposition […]

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Six Delhi Metro stations to remain shut on Sunday

Six Metro stations in central Delhi will be closed for most part of the day on Sunday, an apparent precautionary step following a call by erstwhile Team Anna to gherao residences of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP chief Nitin Gadkari over the coal block allocation issue. Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk, Race Course, […]

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