Meanwhile, the efforts to contact Kalmadi did not yield result as his staff said the leader was busy with family matters.
Genesis of the controversy was in engaging AM Films and Cars Ltd when the contract was originally given to another firm at one-third the price by JMW.
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal finally got out on bail in a defamation case after agreeing to furnish a personal bond of Rs 10,000. A look at how the bond process works in India and other countries.
The Congress had suspended Kalmadi after his arrest in alleged corruption case in organising Commonwealth Games.
Sitting Pune Lok Sabha MP Suresh Kalmadi spoke to Ajay Khape on his future plans
Asked whether he wanted Congress to nominate his wife Meera for the Pune seat against him, Kalmadi replied in the affirmative.
Rivals within the party and from Opposition parties have been targeting him for the past few years, Kalmadi said.
No decision on Ashok Chavan seat yet, Anil Shastri a contender for Varanasi.
Interestingly, there is no mention of CYG, CWG in his website— even in reference to taking credit.
Sitting MP has had ‘monopoly’ over city and party for decades
Kadam was selected from among the many aspirants eying the prestigious seat after it became clear that Suresh Kalmadi was not being considered.
Kapil Sibal, Ajit Jogi, Azhar in Cong list ; Kalmadi replaced by Kadam.
Other aspirants include Mohan Joshi, Kamal Vyavhare, Abhay Chhajed and Deepak Mankar.
15th Lok Sabha : Sule emerges best of the 4 in attendance and debates; Babar, Adhalrao-Patil lead in asking questions; worst show by Kalmadi
PAC report placed before state legislature has demanded that criminal charges be filed against Kalmadi for irregularities Commonwealth Youth Games.