POSTED BY Meetu Jain ON Jun 19, 2015 AT 00:05 IST ,  Edited At: Jun 19, 2015 00:05 IST

It's passing the parcel once again in L'affaire Lalit Modi. A day after the Congress said the UPA had written to the UK government to send ex- IPL chief Lalit Modi back, the MEA has now admitted that no attempt was actually made to seek the extradition of Lalit Modi.

"The MEA revoked the passport of Mr Lalit Modi at the request of the Enforcement Directorate on March 3, 2011. At that time or subsequently no request was made from the ED to the MEA to seek the extradition of Mr Lalit Modi," the MEA said in an official statement to Outlook.

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POSTED BY Meetu Jain ON Jun 19, 2015 AT 00:05 IST, Edited At: Jun 19, 2015 00:05 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 25, 2014 AT 02:44 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 25, 2014 02:44 IST

Kesari, the RSS mouthpiece in Kerala, has stirred up a fresh controversy by carrying an article in its October 17, 2014 edition, which suggests, albeit indirectly, that Nathuram Godse made a mistake in killing Mahatma Gandhi, when his target should have been the country’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. 

B. Gopalakrishnan, who fought and lost the Lok Sabha elections for the Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency on a BJP ticket, suggests in the article that Nehru’s selfishness was responsible for many of the problems the country faces even after seven decades of independence. 
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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 25, 2014 AT 02:44 IST, Edited At: Oct 25, 2014 02:44 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 19, 2014 AT 08:22 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 20, 2014 02:54 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 19, 2014 AT 08:22 IST, Edited At: Oct 20, 2014 02:54 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST

While it may be too early to analyse the reasons for the electoral setback for the BJP, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the instant verdict, on at least Twitter, was that it was a resounding rejection of the Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj brand of rabble-rousing and communally polarising campaigning (from Love Jehad to blaming Madrasas for terrorism). Significantly, in UP the absence of BSP ensured that the anti-BJP vote was not divided.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST, Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 14, 2014 AT 01:39 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 14, 2014 01:39 IST

It seems the Allahabad unit of the Congress—or at least some of its workers, maybe just the self-styled ones—is hell-bent on causing a top-level change in the party.

A virtual war of the posters seems to be on at present between loyalists who seem to have lined up behind the respective siblings of the Congress first family.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 14, 2014 AT 01:39 IST, Edited At: Aug 14, 2014 01:39 IST
     
 
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