“I was told by friends in media that MEA of GOI was leaking Azhar Masood arrest story,” he said.
Nitin Gadkari rubbished the charges of corruption and said Singh’s allegations were “completely false” as the
Ministry followed a transparent e-tender system.
The FIR against Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh in lodged in connection with alleged financial wrongdoing when he was Madhya Pradesh CM.
Singh, a senior Congress general secretary, said the BJP should know that cow slaughter is banned in 24 states, most of which was imposed by the Congress when it was in power.
The police are investigating alleged irregularities in appointments at the Madhya Pradesh State Assembly secretariat between 1993 and 2003 (when Singh was the chief minister).
Digvijaya Singh had confirmed his relationship with Amrita Rai, 44, in April last year.
“I expect the CBI to do a fair investigation. This is the trust reposed by the Supreme Court upon this agency,” said Congress leader Digvijaya Singh
The court has also directed legal action against Arun Kumar Tiwari, a sub-engineer in the water resources department, while observing that he was close to the then CM.
The SC last week dismissed the Centre’s curative petition against the commutation of death penalty awarded to three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, granting them a fresh lease of life.
Singh said, “I have my doubts the way the cases of other Terror accused are being conducted. Let’s see. Credibility of the Govt and Judiciary is at stake”
The woman’s family had accused Digvijaya Singh, who was then Madhya Pradesh chief minister, and his brother Laxman Singh of playing a role in Mishra’s death.
The Supreme Court’s decision came after it heard a batch of petitions, including one filed by Singh, seeking a CBI probe
into all cases arising out of the Vyapam admission and recruitment scam.
A group of lawyers and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas had moved the court urging it to take cognisance of the massive scam.
Taking a jibe at PM Modi, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in series of tweets asked if celebrating Yoga Day on June 21 was a way of remembering death anniversary of RSS founder, Hedgewar.
Digvijaya Singh appealed to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to resign in the wake of her intervention to “help a fugitive”.