Patel's name has reportedly appeared in a land deal case linked to Dawood Ibrahim's close aide, Muhammed Iqbal Memon alias Iqbal Mirchi. He was also reportedly summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) over the matter.
Taking the Congress head-on over such shocking revelations, the BJP has asked Congress party about the alliance with NCP and about the post to be given to Patel during UPA's tenure.
Ambassador of Israel, Dr Ron Malka, and Board of Control for Cricket in India acting president CK Khanna too visited Jaitley's residence to pay their last respects.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader was on June 1 summoned by the agency to appear before it on June 6 in connection with the case.
Corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar was in regular touch with former aviation minister Praful Patel while acting as a middleman in negotiations to favour foreign private airlines, causing losses to national carrier Air India, Enforcement Directorate has told a Delhi court.
Patel, who serves as a Senior Vice President at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), was one of the eight candidates vying for the spot in the election, which was held during the 29th AFC Congress in Kuala Lampur in Malaysia on Saturday.
Mumbai: Hours after a chartered aircraft crashed in the Mumbai suburbs, former Civil Aviation Minister and National Congress Party (NCP)...