Every high profile murders have several conspiracy theories attached to them. The latest one that is being spoken about is the one relating for former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi and this is due to a just published book called, Conspiracy to Kill Rajiv Gandhi: From CBI Files, by, K Ragothaman, who was CBI’s chief investigating officer.
Ragotham writes in his book that there were attempts made to protect the LTTE from being called the conspirators behind the killing of Rajiv Gandhi. In this interview with rediff.com, Ragotham speaks about his book, the conspiracy and also the hurdles that were faced in a probe in which many aspects were hushed up.
A petition (public interest litigation) seeking a odirective to the government to establish guidelines to safeguard the health of the public from from radiation emitting out of cell phone towers will be heard by the Supreme Court tomorrow.
The petition filed by Prashanth Bhushan seeks a directive to the Department of Telecommunications to establish an independent regulatory body to enforce the present safety norms regulating the EMF radiation from base transmitting stations and to heighten the present norms. Continue reading “Petition seeks regulation on EMF radiation”
There was a shake up in the Bharatiya Janata Party after allegations were made against its President, Nithin Gadkari by activist turned politician, Arvind Kejriwal. Today the BJP is on the offensive against Kejriwal and says that there is an urgent need to probe his source of funds.
Prabhat Jha, the editor of the BJP mouth piece, Kamal Sandesh has demanded that a probe be instituted into the funding of Kejriwal. He speaks with rediff.com about this demand and also accuses Kejriwal of shaking up the democratic set up in India.
Jha has harsh words for Kejriwal and says that he would end up like a fused bulb in politics. We have no doubt that he has foreign funding and the source needs to be traced in national interest as there are vested interests funding him to break democracy in India. Continue reading ““Probe Kejriwal’s foriegn connection””
A last ditch attempt to retain, B S Yeddyurappa in the Karnataka BJP has failed. Ahead of an important meeting which is to be held tomorrow in order to patch things up, Yeddyurappa made it clear in Bangalore that nothing can change his mind. Continue reading “Yeddy says NO again”
Balbir Singh Verma, an independent from chopal constituency in Himachal Pradesh has declared the highest income of Rs. 1.41 Crores in his last Income Tax return. This is as per the report prepared by the Himachal Pradesh Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms which has analysed the IT returns of candidates contesting the forthcoming elections.
Verma is followed by G.S. Bali (INC) from Nagrota constituency and has declared income of Rs. 1.12 Crores in his last ITR, and Sanjay Kumar Guleria, an independent from Jawali constituency who has declared income of Rs. 62.99 Lacs as per his last filed Income Tax Returns. Continue reading “Highest tax paying politicians in HP”
Come December 10th and Karnataka is most likely to have a new political party which will be headed by former Chief Minister, B S Yeddyurappa. The state BJP is not prepared to acknowledge the loss he may cause once he quits the party, but the fact remains that he is likely to cause some dent to the party with which he was for the past three decades.