Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday requested the federal government to explain on Ishrat Jahan’s alleged terror links – a requirement that’s been vetted through the BJP, that is attempting to corner the federal government within the change in your home ministry’s affidavit on their own antecedents.
Even while a Congress-BJP political slugfest within the “fake encounter” originates with Congress leader Digvijaya Singh asking the house ministry to explain if Headley – who interviewed 26/11 targets for Lashkar-e-Taiba – had indeed flagged Ishrat’s LeT links, the NIA extract fanned the debate further. Based on excerpts from Headley’s “unabridged” statement towards the NIA, distributed to TOI, the American LeT operative, on being requested about Ishrat, stated LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi had told him in 2005 that they was a part of Muzammil’s “botched up” procedures. Continue reading →
Left parties today required an intensive probe into coal block allocation scam and also the bribery episode within the Railway Ministry, hrs after Union Ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar quit.
CPI (M) and CPI accused the federal government and Congress of “obduracy” in not asking the 2 to resign earlier and save the other half from the budget session of Parliament from disruption.
“They’ve done an excellent injustice to Parliament” by not asking Kumar and Bansal to stop earlier, CPI (M) leader Nilotpal Basu stated. Continue reading →