NEIDP inducts 5 ex-Congress MLAs in Manipur ahead of LS polls; experts say regional outfit's increasing support base behind move
Congress’ RK Anand, E Chand, Dr Ng Bijoy, Dr I Ibohanbi and K Sarat have joined the NEIDP, which was launched in December 2015.
International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, in New Delhi on Thursday.
The Congress on Monday approached the Election Commission to demand cancellation of the election to both Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana
Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda demanded a thorough inquiry by the Election Commission, including a forensic examination of the pens with which the votes were cast, a day after votes of 14 legislators were cancelled leading to the victory of a BJP-backed Independent candidate
A down-to-the-wire contest is likely in some of the seats in the high-stakes Rajya Sabha elections in seven states today, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Haryana, where the fate of candidates including senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal and senior lawyer R K Anand will be decided.
Sources said Congress was shocked by the behaviour of 14 MLAs who got their votes in the Rajya Sabha polls invalid by marking the ballot with a wrong pen.
RK Anand's book on Niira Radia says that Amar Singh was one of the big fixers who arrived on the scene before her. Quoting extensively from Gfiles, a governance magazine, he says that fixers have their uses, but when their work is done, they do not have an alternative future
Niira Radia, a key figure in the 2G spectrum scam and a lobbyist for top businessmen like Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani lived a colourful life. Starting life with a string of failures, she hit the big time only when she set up shop in India. Here's her story as told by criminal lawyer RK Anand, who has watched her at close quarters.