Speaking to reporters in Panaji, the former deputy prime minister, who is on a nationwide anti-graft Jan Chetna Yatra, also said calling Singh a weak PM was not a "harsh critique".
"The problem in Karnataka is because the party is dealing with corruption firmly," Advani told reporters in Panaji during his anti-corruption Jan Chetna Yatra, which entered its 22nd day today.
The pipe bomb was unearthed from under a bridge and defused on October 27 at Alampatti village, about 30 km from Madurai, on the route of Advani's yatra.
A mild tremor was experienced in parts of the highrange Idukki district today
The underground inner chambers at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple complex here, where priceless jewels and articles of rare antiquity are believed to have been stored, will be opened later this month in the presence of two Supreme Court appointed observers.
One person was killed and four injured on Wednesday when two wild elephants went on a rampage in Mysore city, around 130 km from Bangalore.
A 36-year old man who allegedly tried to commit suicide to fulfill his vow to 'sacrifice' his life if AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa returned to power in the state was hospitalised, police said.
Over 80% voters exercised their franchise in repolling in eight polling booths in Tamil Nadu and two in Kerala today.
Voting in the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry is underway. AIADMK's Jayalalithaa and DMK's Karunanidhi fight it out in Tamil Nadu and CPM is trying hard to save its government in Kerala.
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Sathya Sai Baba, undergoing treatment for multi-organ dysfunction, is much better than earlier though his condition is still critical, doctors attending on him said today.
The condition of Sathya Sai Baba today remained critical but stable with doctors attending on him expressing satisfaction with his response to the treatment. 85-year-old Sathya Sai Baba was admitted to the super-speciality hospital on March 28 following heart and kidney-related problems.
Slamming Chief Minister M Karunanidhi for his attacks on Election Commission, CPI-M Central Committee member T K Rangarajan on Monday said continuing seizures of money allegedly meant for voters only exposed DMK's designs to "demolish democracy" and asked the poll body to further tighten its vigil.
Sri Satya Saibaba, who was admitted to hospital following lung and chest congestion, continues to be on ventilator support but is showing improvement, doctors attending on him said today.
Kerala Congress (J), an ally of opposition United Democratic Front, today declared its candidates for the three constituencies it is contesting in the April 13 Assembly elections.
Senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan today said he would move the apex court seeking a direction to remove former CJI Justice K G Balakrishnan, against whose relatives allegations of ammassment of wealth have surfaced, from the post of National Human Rights Commission chairperson.