Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Friday that the age group of 55 to 60 is the ideal for leaders of the Sangh Parivar, and added that it was for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to decide at what age its leaders will quit office and retire.
Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan on Friday said that his office was out of the purview of the country’s transparency law, the Right to Information Act.
Apparently not wanting to wade into problems of BJP, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday that what was happening in that party was not good and felt the controversies over Kandahar and Pokhran-II were needless.
The Union Home Ministry has condemned the brutal killing of four innocent civilians by Maoists in Jharkhand.
As people across the United States mourned the death of Edward Kennedy, the Indian American community remembered him as an “unsung hero” of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal and as someone who “personified” Indian Americans.
Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra, who was a close aide of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, spoke for the first time in public about certain critical, events and decisions taken during the six years of the NDA rule. These are events and decisions which attracted considerable attention, if not considerable controversy.
Ten months after it was launched, India’s maiden moon mission the ambitious Chandrayaan-1 came to an abrupt end today after ISRO lost communication with the spacecraft, cutting short the dream odyssey that was expected to last two years.
In more bad news for BJP, its senior leader BC Khanduri on Wednesday described as “unfortunate” the developments in the party and said taking action before making a proper analysis was “not done”.
Senior Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday defied her party president’s order and held a meeting of 68 BJP legislators in Jaipur.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and state anti-corruption officials to aggressively pursue “high-level corruption”.