P Chidambaram, currently, the Home Minister of India, invoked statement of Jesus Christ to dismiss the BJP’s allegation that he or his son Karthi had financially benefited from a telecom deal in 2006 as the then finance minister, in the Lok Sabha.
Tamil Nadu HR and CE Minister MSM Anandan alleged that the previously ruling DMK government had concentrated mostly on work which required the usage of gold owned by various temples in the State where the government had taken about 500 kg of gold from different temples and used it to make gold chariots, gold vimana and gold flagstaffs.Some devotees suspect if even one third of the 500 kg gold colected has been used to make these.
TMC led by Bengal Chief Minister ,Mamata Banerjee enjoys a prominent place in any major decision-making issue of the Central Govt. This time it the selection of the next President of India which brings her to play the important role . While the Congress wants to push its own candidate for the spot, it has to convince other parties including its allies to support it. So far, Pranab Mukherjee of the Congress is the most talked about candidate however, TMC’s support in making him the president of India, is almost mandatory. Meanwhile, Ms Banerjee had a meeting with Manmohan Singh on Bengal’s finance where the state is under huge debts from the centre. Well, it may be a possibility that Ms Banerjee may bag the deal of getting a waiver on previous loans from centre in return of her party’s support to Congress chosen President.
Sukma collector , Alex Paul Menon finally got out of captivity of the naxals after 12 days.
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.