Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Maran under pressure, to quit soon?: Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja, who have both served as Telecom Minister, will depose for the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that’s investigating the 2G scam. (Source: NDTV)
Ramdev issue: A pre-planned conspiracy, says BJP: The BJP attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his statement that he has no magic wand to stop corruption and said his government was the most corrupt in the history of independent India. (Source: The Times of India)
Cong poll panel for state gets cracking: The Congress will have no pre-poll alliance with BSP, BJP or SP, but doesn’t want to rule out a post-poll alliance with the SP, should it become necessary after the 2012 assembly election. (Source: The Indian Express)
Gujarat seeks full grant from Centre for RTE: Emphasising on greater resources for implementation of Right to Education Act (RTE), Gujarat Government today sought 100 per cent financial contribution from the Centre to execute the landmark legislation.(Source: PTI)
Reveal all business links: PM to ministers: Battling a series of scams and allegations of corruption at the highest levels of government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday reminded his entire cabinet of their responsibility to declare their business interests, assets and liabilities. (Source: Hindustan Times)
Circumstantial evidence enough for conviction: SC: In the absence of any direct evidence, a person can be convicted on mere circumstantial material if sequence of events unmistakably point towards the guilt of the accused, the Supreme Court has held. (Source: Zee News)
Via: India Real Time