Archive for March, 2011

Congress leader Arjun Singh passes away

Congress leader Arjun Singh, a former union minister, chief minister and governor, who made a strong bid to become the Prime Minister in the mid-1990s, died of cardiac arrest in a New Delhi hospital on Friday evening. He was 80. He is survived two sons and a daughter. “He was in the hospital for the […]

Shiela Dikshit discusses Lokayukta order against Raj Kumar Chauhan

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, fuelling speculation over the possible exit of Public Works Department Minister Rajkumar Chauhan. Last week, Delhi Lokayukta Justice M M Sarin had sent a recommendation to President Pratibha Patil that Chauhan be removed from his post for interfering in a tax raid at a […]

BSP leaders join BJP

Three BSP leaders, who had contested the last assembly elections in Delhi, today joined the BJP alongwith their supporters.Ved Prakash Maan, Lal Pradhan and O P Malhotra, who had contested the 2009 assembly polls on BSP tickets, joined the BJP in the presence of state party chief Vijender Gupta.