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Sep 22, 2018
Vyapam scam: Congress leader Digvijay Singh deposes in his complaint against Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Uma BhartiIn his plea, Digvijay Singh has sought criminal prosecution of Chouhan, Bharti and five others in the Vyapam scam.
Sep 20, 2018
Dumper scam: Jolt for Congress as Supreme Court dismisses petition against Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh ChouhanThe alleged dumper scam against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is one of the major issues like the Vyapam scam that the Opposition Congress has been using as a weapon to attack the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh alleging corruption.
Sep 09, 2018
Congress urges EC to stop chief ministers of poll-bound states from using public money for campaign yatrasIn his letter to the Election Commission, Congress leader Vivek Tankha said these BJP 'yatras' are party-motivated and have no element of public interest.
Apr 02, 2018
Bar Council of India's restrictions on lawyer-parliamentarians show it is abdicating responsibility, kowtowing to powerful“Without an independent Bar, it would be futile and fanciful to think about an independent judiciary,” said senior advocate Indira Jaising at a recent public talk on the crisis that India’s topmost judiciary is facing. She went on to trenchantly criticise the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Bar Council of India (BCI) for their hostility towards public-interest lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Dushyant Dave, who have been crusading for judicial independence and accountability.
Feb 02, 2018
Congress urges EC to transfer officials with 'dubious track records' ahead of Madhya Pradesh bypollsA delegation of Congress leaders from Madhya Pradesh met Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat and urged him to take steps to ensure free and fair by-elections in the state, including transfer all officials with "dubious" track record
Nov 14, 2017
Congress MP Vivek Tankha faces ire of party's youth wing for defending Kerala minister Thomas ChandyCongress Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha on Tuesday faced the ire of Youth Congress workers as they staged a protest here against the senior Supreme Court lawyer's decision to defend Kerala's beleaguered minister Thomas Chandy in the encroachment case in the Kerala High Court.
Aug 02, 2017
After I-T raids on DK Shivakumar's residence, Congress approaches EC to seek security for Gujarat MLAsThe Congress approached the Election Commission asking it to ensure the safety and security of its MLAs from Gujarat, ahead of the 8 August Rajya Sabha election in the state.
Jul 22, 2017
Supreme Court asks CBI to file chargesheet in all Vyapam cases by 31 OctoberThe Supreme Court on Friday asked CBI to submit by October in the trial court the charge sheet related to Vyapam scam
Jun 10, 2016
Madhya Pradesh Congress prepares to send nominee Vivek Tankha to RSThe Congress camp of Madhya pradesh which is short of just one vote is confident of Vivek Tankha's victory as Bahujan Samaj Party
Jun 01, 2016
Vast disparity between assets of Madhya Pradesh RS nomineesThe election affidavits of the Rajya Sabha nominees from Madhya Pradesh show great disparity in assets.