Demanding Singh’s resignation, the BJP accused him of manipulating the probe and misusing government machinery.
Nearly three dozen party MLAs Thursday arrived here and met President Pranab Mukherjee.
Senior Supreme Court lawyer Kapil Sibal appeared in court on behalf of Virbhadra Singh.
As he approaches the end of his third year as CM, the 81-yr-old Cong veteran of many battles faces serious questions on his alleged disproportionate assets. ASHWANI SHARMA explains the multiple charges against Singh, and their political fallout.
CBI had on September 26 searched the official residence of 81-year-old Singh and 10 other places in connection with the case, the day of the marriage of his daughter.
Congress MLAs will meet President Pranab Mukherjee and submit a three-page memorandum against CBI raids at the CM’s residences on the day of his daughter’s wedding.
A sitting MLA close to the chief minister said, “It’s only after studying the contents of the FIR and other documents submitted relating to the charges, that the chief minister will take a final decision.”
In an unprecedented action on a serving CM, CBI had raided the official residence of Virbhadra Singh in Shimla and 12 other places in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case.
The timing is questionable since the Bihar elections are round the corner and also there’s a wedding at the CM Virbhadra Singh’s house.
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad accused the BJP govt of using the CBI to target political opponents and exhibiting “fascist tendencies”.
13 premises searched in Himachal, Delhi on CM daughter’s wedding day.
The Cabinet Ministers claimed that the BJP-led government was resorting to pressure tactics o destabilise a democratically elected government in Himachal Pradesh.
Both CBI and the I-T department were told to file the reports in a sealed cover within four weeks.
Negi was investigating a case against Subash Ahluwalia, the CM’s Private Secretary. Negi is posted as Assistant Director in Shimla.
Two days ago, the BJP had threatened to block the Assembly session proceedings if the chief minister doesn’t withdraw his slap remarks and apologise.