Issuing strong notice to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue of India?s proposal to do talk with Pakistan at Washington, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal Saturday said that if Pak PM Nawaz Sharif refuses to remove its 'terror center', India should prepare to go to war.
The controversial ordinance on convicted politicians that attract severe criticism from opposition and from some leaders in Congress party is likely to be reevaluated by the Union Cabinet before October 02, the date on which President Pranab Mukherjee is set to leave for Brazil as an official visit, media reports say.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Thursday evening warned to its own Congress party's leaders regarding party?s July 30 decision to bifurcate Andhra and make Telangana, a separate state. Warning to party leaders, Kiran Reddy who belongs to Rayalseema region, where protest is going on in this regard, said that the organisation would have to face the consequences of bifurcating the state.
India and China signed an agreement on border defence cooperation and several other pacts to focus on growth and strengthening of relationship between the two sides. The agreement on border defence cooperation was signed by Defence Secretary R.K. Mathur and Lt. Gen. Sun Jianguo, Deputy Chief of General Staff, PLA. This agreement is an additional confidence building measure to ensure peace and tranquility on the border.
The DMK's general council will be held on December 1 at party headquarter in Chennai where important decisions will be taken, said party president M. Karunanidhi on here. "The DMK's general council meeting will be held Dec 1 at the party headquarters here. Important decisions will be taken at that meeting," Karunanidhi told reporters.
The opposition in centre has expressed its disappointment over the speech of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh regarding the deteriorating economic condition of the country and sharp depreciation of Indian currency in the international market. Terming the statement as 'frustrating', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha said that the Prime Minister's speech had no content.
Dr. Murali Mahohar Joshi (M.P), former union minister inaugurated the multi-level underground parking built by NDMC at Model Town-II. On this social function Dr. Joshi said whenever such modern facilities are developed they help citizens in a great way along-with dedicated the three-storey parking to the residents of the area.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit stated that distribution of highly subsidized food to eligible families under the Food Security Scheme has been started today in Delhi. The government would continue to procure grains from the farmers at procurement price from time to time and would substantially grant subsidy in order to ensure distribution to people in prescribed quantity. Dikshit expressed these views in a mammoth rally at Sangam Vihar.
After getting passed from Lok Sabha, the National Food Security Bill is likely to be taken up in Rajya Sabha - the upper house of the Parliament- today. The ambitious National Food Security Bill aiming to provide 35 k.g. food grains to two-thirds of India's 1.2 billion people at extremely subsidised price has already been passed in Lok Sabha on August 26, 2013.
In a bid to face the challenges and to win the battle of mission 2014, the BJP formally declared Gujarat CM Narendra Modi its prime ministerial candidate, and he promptly vowed to lead the party to victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. There were joyous scenes at the BJP headquarters here as Modi, 62, one of the youngest in the country's political establishment, drove in to attend a meeting of the parliamentary board which decided to name him as its general for the parliamentary battle.