The pecuniary interests have been identified as: a remunerative directorship, a regular remunerative activity, a shareholding of a company of controlling nature, a paid consultancy and a professional engagement.
JD(S) secretary general Danish Ali Friday said money first came into play during Rajya Sabha elections in the state in 2002. He said this a day after two TV channels aired a sting operation that purportedly showed Karnataka MLAs demanding money for supporting candidates in the Rajya Sabha elections. “The element of money power got […]
The then Defence Minister A K Antony was satisfied with the CBI investigation and had faith in the Italian judicial system. The then Leader of Opposition in the Upper House, Arun Jaitley, wanted registration of the case, followed by extradition of people from Italy, custodial interrogation and raids.
While the Congress and other Opposition parties have given notices for discussions on this issue in both Houses, the government, which has not taken a clear line on the matter yet, may block them citing court proceedings.
The Supreme Court has stayed until April 27, the next date of hearing of the Centre’s appeal against the order of the Uttarakhand High Court that set aside the imposition of President’s Rule in the state.