SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2012
Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been given additional charge of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), reports media.
Former MSME Minister Virbhadra Singh resigned Tuesday after a court in Shimla framed corruption charges against him and his wife.
Congress leader has submitted his resignation to the prime minister Manmohan Singh at his
official residence in the national capital on Tuesday.
The prime minister has accepted the resignation, officials said.
Shimla court Monday framed charges of corruption against Virbhadra
Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh in connection with a 23-year-old case.
former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh accused the Bharatiya Janata
Party (BJP) government in the state of vindictiveness.
The case against Virbhadra Singh pertains to a
CD from 1989 which allegedly shows him, when he was chief minister, and
his wife demanding a bribe to allow investment in Himachal Pradesh..
"Deshmukh has been given additional charge of MSME Ministry," an official source said.
CBI CHARGE SHEET?????????????????????? Satish Rai | Thu Jul 5 09:00:36 2012
Very pathetic .Extra feather in his cap .
On other hand Mr. Ashok Chahwan has been crucified in Maharashtra congress politics.
If Mr. Chahwan has been chargsheeted then why not Mr. Deshmukf & Mr. Shinde?
It is only because ob that they are ministers in the central govt.
This CBI Charge sheet really raise many questions, that has to be answered to the common man.