Yeddyurappa on Friday said allegation by Congress leaders that he had paid Rs 1,800 crore as bribe are irrelevant and false and that the issue has been already inquired into by the Income Tax department and it has been found that documents are 'fake'.
Congress claims that documents detailing purported Rs 1800 crore pay-offs by former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa to the BJP leadership not probed by the IT department due to pressure from the highest echelons of the Modi government, Yeddyurappa denies charges
Raising the bogey of Gorkhaland periodically, hill parties have tried to stay relevant in the hill politics, say analysts. However, no political party or leader has been sincere in resolving the century-old demand.
Chairman of the Overseas Indian National Congress, Sam Pitroda questioned the death toll in the Balakot airstrike conducted by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack.