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BJP's shameful compromise with corruption

The BJP-controlled Delhi administration’s stand before the High Court on Tuesday to curtail the powers of the Anti Corruption Branch flies is the most blatant example of the ruling party’s direct and shameful compromise with corruption.

The BJP’s central government, as part of its deliberate strategy to reduce the Delhi ACB into a meaningless body, has taken a series of completely unjustified steps which prove its highly suspect motive of bailing out the Reliance Industries Limited and former ministers of the UPA government, despite their direct involvement in the Rs 54,000 crore natural gas pricing scam. Read More

CBI Communication on Black Money

In a second major intervention with the Finance Ministry this month, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has written to the Secretaries of Revenue and Banking to caution that big corporate houses are using front companies abroad to illegally re-route huge sums of money. Read More

Signature campaign in Delhi reaches Metro stations

A new dimension was added to the Aam Aadmi Party's ongoing signature campaign on Monday, for fresh assembly elections in Delhi, when party volunteers put up hoardings outside Metro stations and invited the public to sign on them.
 
Please find enclosed the photographs sent by volunteers from different parts of the city, outside Metro stations.
 

Dangerous RSS politics

Statement made by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva can assimilate other religions into it, is a dangerous indication of things to come. BJP's endorsement of the statement made by Mohan Bhagwat is even more dangerous. It is sad that the BJP and the RSS are dividing the society on communal lines to get political mileage in upcoming assembly elections, but the damage that they are inflicting to the secular fabric of Indian society will remain forever.
 
The common man of the country feels cheated as the government so far has completely failed to fulfill the promises it had made in pre-election campaign. Instead of addressing the issues of immediate concern, like inflation, the government is now trying to shift the line of discourse.

DERC law needs changes to make it accountable to the people

The Aam Aadmi Party demands that the central law governing the functioning of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission should be amended to make it accountable to the people, given the DERC’s extreme reluctance to fix the accountability for power cuts in Delhi and to check its arbitrariness in hiking electricity tarrifs. It has been more than two months that the DERC had itself announced its decision to probe within a week the reasons for long power cuts in the national capital during the scorching heat in the months of May and June, but strangely it is still silent over the issue. Read More

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