PM should resign to allow the CBI to function properly: BJP on Coalgate

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Even as the Prime Minister's Office on Saturday defended the controversial decision to allocate coal block to Hindalco in 2005, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved it on the basis of 'merits' of the case placed before him, BJP senior leader Balbir Punj said that in order to allow the CBI to function properly the PM should have resigned. He also said that the coal Scam cannot be investigated properly until Manmohan Singh is the PM. Oct 19, 2013

Will PM analyse every single page and then sign it: Khurshid on Coalgate

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Even as the Prime Minister's Office rejected any criminality in the controversial allocation of coal block to Hindalco, Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid on Saturday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking if he should have analysed every single page during allotment of coal blocks before signing. Oct 19, 2013

Narendra Modi's hands drenched in blood and talks of Coalgate: Khurshid

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Even as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government over the Coalgate scam, Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid on Saturday said Modi was talking of scams when his own hands were drenched in blood over communal violence. Oct 19, 2013

Don't fear Narendra Modi, but his ideology: Manish Tewari

Mumbai, Oct 19 (ANI): Even as BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi is all set to begin his Uttar Pradeesh campaign in Kanpur on Saturday, I and B Minister, Manish Tewari said the Congress did not worry about him but his ideology. Oct 19, 2013

Adopt tit for tat policy with Pak: BJP on fresh ceasefire violations

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Commenting on the continuous infiltration bids and ceasefire violations by Pakistan, BJP senior leader Balbir Punj said that Pakistan knows that we have a weak Prime Minister and that's why they have been humiliating and attacking our country. Oct 19, 2013

Digvijay Singh seems to be self appointed PM candidate of Congress: Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh who recently launched an attack on Narendra Modi on Twitter over Gujarat's development model, BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said Digvijay is the self appointed PM candidate of the Congress party. She further added that Gujarat is one of the best performing states in the country. Oct 19, 2013

Raj Kundra debuts as writer with book How Not To Make Money

Mumbai, Oct 19 (ANI): Entrepreneur Raj Kundra along with his wife Shilpa Shetty launched his debut book ‘How Not to Make Money’ in showbiz capital Mumbai recently. Raj seemed quite happy and enthusiastic at the event. Whereas Shilpa told that she never took Raj’s idea of writing a book seriously. The book is said to be a thriller where three friends Jai, Mike and Aziz decide to get rich quick. Oct 19, 2013

Visa issue blown out of proportion: Adnan Sami

Mumbai, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistani singer Adnan Sami on Saturday said that the Visa issue involving him was unnecessarily blown out of proportion, and that he has applied for Indian citizenship. Oct 19, 2013

BJP and Narendra Modi should walk the talk: Tewari on black money

Mumbai, Oct 19 (ANI): Even as BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi said that if all the money kept in Swiss banks was got back to the country, it would not have to go looking for gold, IandB Minister, Manish Tewari on Saturday said that BJP and Modi should walk the talk too. Oct 19, 2013

Malda: 20 infant deaths in last three days in Govt hospital

Kolkata, Oct 19 (ANI): At least 20 infants have reportedly died in the last three days in a government hospital in Malda district of West Bengal. At least 10 of these infants have reportedly died in the last 24 hours in Malda Medical College Hospital. Chairman of the High Level Task Force, Dr Tridip Banerjee however said there wasz no need to panic. Oct 19, 2013

Rashid Alvi reacts on Moily's 'Russia' remark, says KM Birla's image is clear

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): A day after Oil minister Veerappa Moily said that CBI must act as per rule, but it can't act mere on perception as India can't be like Russia where billionaires are put behind bars, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the law is equal for all in India. However, he added that the image of industrialist KM Birla, against whom an FIR was registered by the CBI in the coal scam, is clear. Oct 19, 2013

CPI slams Moily's 'India not Russia' remark

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Describing Union Oil Minister Veerappa Moily's Russia-related statement as ridiculous, CPI leader D Raja on Saturday said that the UPA leaders do not need to become restless and give such comments. Oct 19, 2013