2009, Chandigarh, India
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AP Guv ND Tiwari resigns
Sex scandal takes its toll Hyderabad, December 26
Andhra Pradesh Governor ND Tiwari today resigned in the wake of his alleged involvement in a “sex scandal”. The resignation, citing health reasons, came a day after a local Telugu news channel aired explicit footage purportedly
the level of
Tiwari has fondness for women Dehradun, December 26
The outgoing Governor of Andhra
Pradesh has been known for his unfailing courtesy, chivalry and
magnanimity towards women in public, often fuelling sardonic comments
and malicious gossip.ND Tiwari, the veteran Congress leader, who became
a legislator of the UP Assembly in 1952 and went on to hold the office
of the Chief Minister of UP on four different occasions, went out of his
way to be accessible to women to whom he was invariably charming.
‘Embarrassed’ Cong welcomes move New Delhi, December 26
Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari stepped down as Andhra Pradesh Governor this evening after he was asked to put in his papers by the Congress leadership in Delhi.
CPM leader Brinda Karat had written to President Pratibha Patil demanding that if Tiwari doesn't quit, he should be recalled. Realising that Tiwari’s continuation had become untenable, an embarrassed Congress leadership decided to act before the controversy could spiral out of control.
stakes claim to form govt Submits list of 42 MLAs;
swearing-in likely on Tuesday Setting all speculation to
rest, JMM chief Shibu Soren formally staked his claim to form the
government today by meeting the Jharkhand Governor, K Shankarnarayan, at
Raj Bhawan here. He submitted a list of 42 MLAs (18 from the BJP, 18 of
JMM, five from the AJSU and an Independent) to the Governor claiming
their support to his government in the 81-member House.
Tribune Exclusive Here
babus are billionaires Chandigarh, December 26
Mirror mirror on the wall…who is
the richest of them all? Forced to make their assets public under the
Right To Information Act, the property returns filed by the 151 IAS
officers serving in Punjab have revealed an eclectic mix of
billionaires, millionaires and some with nothing at all.
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