A privilege motion has been moved by Shailendra Kumar, a Samajwadi Party MP from Chail constituency in Uttar Pradesh, seeking punishment for Baba Ramdev for violating the rights and immunities enjoyed by members of Parliament and for violating the dignity of the House. All this happened after Baba Ramdev said that though there are some good members of Parliament, others are “murderers and robbers”, at a public function in Durg, Chattisgarh yesterday.
Bangaru Laxman broke down in the court after he was sentenced. He was caught in camera, taking bribe of Rs 1 lakh by fake arm dealers who were actually doing a sting operation on him. The news portal Tehelka.com which did the sting operation had to face the music of the then central government of BJP however, after 11 years, truth came back winning when the 72 year old guilty politician was sentenced for 4 years of rigorous imprisionment and Rs 1 Lakh fine!
A new variety of mango grown by Padamshree hoticulturist Kaleemullah Khan has bee given the name Akhilesh Aam(Mango), after the name of the present CM of Uttar Pradesh, who is also the youngest all Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh,so far! Incidently the tree has produced fruits in 5 years time, as per , Mr Khan, which no mango tree does in such a tender age, it is named Akhilesh by him.
It seems Sachin Tendulkar will have tougher time setting himself on the right spot in politics compared to what he had to face while scoring his 100th century!
Opposition parties have already started terming Sachin’s inclusion in Congress as a way of diverting nation’s mind from the scams that are getting exposed. Not all seem to be happy with Sachin’s decision of stepping into politcs and critics are increasing speedily!
A Chennai based company which is partly owned by the Home Minister, P Chidambaram’s son, Karti, has decided to sue Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy for defamation. Swamy had publicly accused that Karti who owns a large part of a company had benefited in 2006 from his father’s position as Finance Minister to earn huge profits during the sale of telecom Aircel.