Disgraced former BJP President Bangaru Laxman has quit the party. Earlier in the day he resigned from the BJP national executive. After conviction of Laxman by a Delhi court on corruption charges in Tehelka’s sting operation, there has been growing demand from within his party for his removal. By Kunal Majumder
At The Heart Of It with Shoma Chaudhury "We had absolutely no personal agenda against any individual or even any political dispensation... Repeatedly, we asserted that the cast of characters who happen to be caught on camera were incidental because if the time changed, the political dispensation changed, in many ways there would be another cast of characters possibly caught in the same circumstances because the corruption was endemic and systemic."