ASG promises SC an explanation of Government action within 48 hours

ASG promises SC an explanation of Government action within 48 hours In response to a petition, about black money stashed in foreign banks, filed in the Supreme Court by ex-Law Minister and renowned jurist Ram Jethmalani and five others, the Additional Solicitor General, Gopal Subramanium, has promised an explanation about the measures taken by the government within 48 hours!

Advani releases BJP’s ‘vision document’ on infrastructure development

LK AdvaniThe BJP prime ministerial nominee LK Advani Tuesday released the party's 'vision document' on infrastructure development in India, promising that if the BJP-led led NDA - National Democratic Alliance - comes into power, the national highways will be developed swiftly, at 20 kilometers a day!

Unveiling a set of grand promises with regard to boosting the country's infrastructure, the vision document also talks of providing metalled-road links to all towns and villages, and reducing road-accident deaths 50 percent.

Supreme Court to review petition on black money stashed offshore

Supreme CourIn a petition to the Supreme Court (SC), former Union law minister Ram Jethmalani and others have sought directives to the Union government, for the retrieval of unaccounted money to the tune of Rs 70 lakh crore, which is allegedly stashed in foreign banks and financial institutions.

The petition is scheduled for a review by a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan, on Wednesday, after senior counsel Anil Diwan, appearing for petitioners, made an spur-of-the-moment request for an early hearing of the case.

Congress not interested in development: Gujarat CM

Congress not interested in development: Gujarat CMBanaskantha (Gujarat), Apr 20: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Congress was not interested in development of the country.

“The Congress is not interested in development issues. They just want to remain in power for which they indulge in vote bank politics,” Modi said while addressing an election rally here.

Modi further said that he has a magic medicine to solve all problems of the people of the State.

Sushma Swaraj says NDA will win majority

Sushma Swaraj says NDA will win majorityBhopal, Apr 20: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would cross the magic figure of 272 in the general elections.

“Not only would the NDA get a majority on its own, the BJP would also emerge as the single largest party,” Swaraj said at a press conference here.

When asked to specify the number of seats that the BJP was likely to win, Swaraj said that her party would win anything between 180 to
200 seats on its own.

Congress slams BJP for its mudslinging campaign

Congress slams BJP for its mudslinging campaignShimla/Jangipura, Apr 19 : The Congress party has hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for indulging in a low level of discourse during the election campaign.

"There can be disagreements between political parties and political leaders. During the election campaign, there is a debate and discussion but that should be within the parameters of civilised dialogue. Unfortunately, that dignity has been violated and the campaign has been dragged to a low level of discourse by the BJP," claimed Anand Sharma, Congress leader and Minister of State for External Affairs.