Rs 22 crores property found in Lokayukta raid at PWD guard's house

Indore, March 07 (ANI): In a raid conducted by the Lokayukta officials in Indore, a Public Works Department (PWD) employee Gurukripal Singh was found to be in possession of disproportionate assets worth over Rs 22 crores. Singh's house at Tilak Nagar was raided Friday morning following a tip-off. Indore Lokayukta DSP Daulat Singh confirmed that they found cash, jewellery and several property papers from the house. Mar 7, 2014

SC rejects Sahara's repayment proposal, Subrata Roy to stay in jail

New Delhi, March 07 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday rejected Sahara Group's plea of releasing Subrata Roy and other two directors from police custody. The Court found Sahara's proposal of refunding crores of rupees to small investors in installments improper and therefore rejected it by calling it a "big insult". The apex court pulled up the Sahara chief for making bench assemble before March 11 schedule. The SC, however, allowed Sahara's financial consultants and lawyers to meet Roy in jail between 10 AM and 12 noon everyday. Mar 7, 2014

If Arvind Kejriwal couldn't meet Modi, how will common man: AAP

New Delhi, March 07 (ANI): After Arvind Kejriwal was denied permission to meet Narendra Modi in Gujarat on Friday, AAP leader Ashutosh said that if Kejriwal himself is not able to meet Modi, how will common man be able to reach him. Further, Ashutosh said that Kejriwal will fight against Modi if he contest from anywhere else than Gujarat, though the same is not confirmed by the former Delhi chief minister. Mar 7, 2014

RJD fighting against communalism, Ram Kripal never expressed his wish: Lalu Prasad

Patna, March 07 (ANI): As the reports of RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav quitting the party is doing rounds following the party's declaration wherein RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav named his wife Rabri Devi and daughter Misa Bharti, Lalu said that Ram Kripal never expressed his wish to him. He said that the party leader is with RJD since long and showed confidence on his continued presence in the party. Yadav also said that the party is fighting against communalism and if a few leaders want to leave and go, the party can't stop them and will have to move on. Mar 7, 2014

SC asks Congress, BJP if they would form government in Delhi

New Delhi, March 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the BJP and the Congress asking whether they will stake claim to form government in Delhi. The Centre on Thursday had justified before the Supreme Court that its decision not to dissolve the Delhi assembly after the resignation of Arvind Kejriwal as chief minister was taken in "public interest" as there was a possibility of BJP staking claim to form a government. Mar 7, 2014

Jagdambika Pals resignation is unfortunate: Congress

Lucknow, March 07 (ANI): Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Friday termed the resignation of senior leader Jagdambika Pal from the Lok Sabha and the Congress as unfortunate. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, she told that she does not know the reason behind the resignation but it is not right to resign from the party when the Lok Sabha polls are near. Mar 7, 2014

18 petitions filed against bifurcation of AP, SC to hear case before June 02

New Delhi, March 07 (ANI): Following the bifurcation of state of Andhra Pradesh, a total of 18 petitions is filed against the same which the Supreme Court has rejected to put a stay order. The court said that the act rules have not been followed properly and later agreed to listen to the petition before June 02 when the two divided state will come to action. Mar 7, 2014

Kejriwal to meet Modi, BJP calls it strategy to get media attention

New Delhi, March 07 (ANI): As Arvind Kejriwal is on it way to meet Narendra Modi over Gujarat’s development model even as he was stopped on his way by the police for not having appointment for the same, BJP leaders called it a strategy to get media attention. Sudhanshu Trivedi said that Kejriwal have no appointment and the motive behind all this is to be in headlines. He also said that unwelcomed people visiting places can never make a place in the society. Further, Nalin Kohli said that publicity in media is the prime objective of Kejriwal and he is trying to divert attention from what AAP workers are doing in Delhi. Mar 7, 2014