Ashwani Kumar has expressed his objection to the impeachment motion, while refusing to pass any comment on the circumstances that led to it, namely the dismissal of the PIL seeking a special investigation into the death of judge of Judge BH Loya. Kumar is not a Member of Parliament at present, and he said he would have defied his party even then.
The latest TRP/BARC ratings for week 15 are here. Star Plus pushes Colors TV to the third spot. Among shows, Kumkum Bhagya and Kundali Bhagya mahasangam top the TRP chart. Star Plus' shows, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai takes second spot while Ishqbaaz is back on TRP race. Zee TV's show, Ishq Subhan Allah enters top three spot.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said attempts were being made to "defame" the government, and slammed the opposition while apparently referring to the Supreme Court's judgement in the judge B H Loya death case. Addressing a gathering at Silvassa, Singh said the NDA government wants to take all political parties along for the development of the country.