Opponents exploit A. Raja’s derogatory comments on Chief Minister Palaniswami’s birth and his mother.
The special court on December 21 last year acquitted Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the ED.
Raja’s letter and Manmohan Singh’s reply to him has now surfaced.
The judgment had some searing comments against the prosecution, which should white heat but became rudderless as the case progressed.
The CBI and the IB have been induced to act against Gopal Subramanium for taking a tough stand in the fake encounter cases in which Amit Shah, the blue eyed boy of Narendra Modi, has been chargesheeted
'I am fully conscious that my independence as a lawyer is causing apprehensions that I will not toe the line of the Government. This factor has been decisive in refusing to appoint me'
'In January 2008 also I had meetings with the Hon'ble PM in cabinet meetings and otherwise and updated him of the situation'
'I had specifically informed you that I was sending a detailed written statement. Even without waiting for my statement, you have prepared a draft report and also leaked it to the media.'
To the reports in the Hindu about the PMO being not only aware of A. Raja's actions before 2G scam but that it also analysed and agreed with them
A. Raja got a king's welcome in his constituency, it was not that warm a reception in Chennai. But Karunanidhi made up for it by saying that the meeting was “just like two brothers reuniting after a long separation.”
Unlike her other two terms, the message Jayalalitha wants to send out this time is that she is a working CM, deserving of a national role
'The country wants answers and accountability while the PM, Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Mr Rahul Gandhi maintain conspicuous silence'
Full text of the verdict by a two-judge bench in the petitions filed by Centre for Public Interest Litigation and Subramanian Swamy against the Union of India
This was a year of highs and lows. Some of the newsmakers and events that dominated the year in Tamil Nadu
A Prime Minister who maintained an “Arm’s Length Distance” was trying to plead ignorance on the ground that he did not know . If he was “Hands On” as he now claims to be, he has to answer these questions
The PMO on the reports 'regarding a noting of the Private Secretary to the Prime Minister conveying the directions of the Prime Minister on a matter relating to the allocation of spectrum'
It was not just the PM and the then FM who were the targets of the former telecom minister's ire in court when he responded to charges against him in the 2G Spectrum Scam
Text of the (so far available) statements by Ms Niira Radia recorded u/s 161 Cr.PC on 21.12.2010, 25.01.2011, 29.01.2011, 27.01.2011
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates
We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.