It appeared as though the deadlock had been broken by the Congress and JD(S), but the issue is now back to square one. The tussle over who gets to keep the finance portfolio in the Karnataka government continues with both sides insisting that they must get it.
New Delhi, June 7: The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate which have been probing the AgustaWestland case want to subject some of the accused persons to a polygraph test in a bid to unearth more information.
CBI officials say that they would approach the court soon and seek permission to conduct a polygraph test.
Pathankot, Jan 12: The Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police, Salwinder Singh, his cook Madan Gopal and friend Rajesh Varma will be questioned together by the National Investigation Agency in New Delhi.
All the three of them were abducted by the terrorists who carried out the Pathankot terror attack. The Pathankot story begins with the SP and hence it is extremely important that he gives us the right version, an NIA official informed OneIndia.
New Delhi, Dec 9: Transparency in the finances of political parties is a must as the lack of the same will affect both governance and the trust of the people, several persons including the former Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr S Y Quaraishi noted. At a round table organised by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), P K Dash, former Director-General (Expenditure) at the Election Commission of India, who is currently the Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, felt that the current laws on finances and functioning of political parties is ambivalent.
New Delhi, Oct 10: The Status of Mercy Petitions in India” highlights that even if the Law Commission of India’s recommendations to “abolish death penalty for all crimes other than terrorism related offences and waging war” were to be implemented in too, death penalty shall still remain in the statute books in India.
The report was released at a function in New Delhi addressed by Justice A P Shah, former Chairman of the Law Commission of India, Satyabrata Pal, former member of the National Human Rights Commission, Cesare Onestini, Deputy Head of the Delegation of European Union to India and Suhas Chakma, Coordinator of the National Campaign for Abolition of Death Penalty in India.