EC seeks report from Bengal about ‘sting operation’ on BJP leader

EC seeks report from Bengal about ‘sting operation’ on BJP leader

March 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday sought a detailed report, within 24 hours, from the West Bengal home secretary on a specific complaint from BJP leader Rahul Sinha on police having been used to carry out a sting operation on him, a poll panel official said on Tuesday. “BJP’s Rahul Sinha today (Tuesday) gave a presentation before us and on the basis of that, the Commission has asked for a detailed factual report from the home secretary within 24 hours,” said additional chief electoral officer Dibyendu Sarkar. He…

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EC seeks report from Bengal home secretary over attempted bribery to BJP leader

EC seeks report from Bengal home secretary over attempted bribery to BJP leader

Election commission has asked for report from Bengal home secretary over the matter of attempted bribery to BJP leader Rahul Sinha by two policemen.   BJP’s former state President Rahul Sinha had alleged that two policemen had gone to bribe him on Monday. He is unhappy as the two policemen were not arrested by Kolkata Police. Sinha lodged a complaint with the chief electoral officer (CEO) on Tuesday, urging a probe by the CBI in the matter of attempting to bribe him.   Sinha has also demanded that Kolkata Police…

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BJP plans to edge Congress over education loan issue

BJP plans to edge Congress over education loan issue

Chennai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to edge the central government out over the issue of education loan as the nationalised banks do not show much interest in its disbursal, said a party leader on Friday. Banks also do not pass on the interest subsidy to eligible poor borrowers and shame the students by pasting their pictures on the branch notice boards when they default on dues. “The Lok Sabha elections are round-the-corner and we have decided to take the issue against the UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government and…

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