Even as Sonia Gandhi was on Saturday re-elected chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party and asked party men not to bicker in public amid a fierce blame game in the party, the anger and anguish was visible after the meet was over. Anita Katyal reports “There are more media persons here than MPs” remarked the irrepressible Rajya Sabha member Mani Shankar Aiyar when he reached Parliament for the meeting where Sonia Gandhi was re-elected chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
According to sources, a memento is expected to be presented to the Prime Minister signed by all Congress Working Committee (CWC) Members and Union Ministers. Singh bid goodbye to his personal staff at South Block on his last working day on Tuesday and ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago PM bids goodbye to personal staff, to chair his last Cabinet meeting today Jagran Post, 2 months ago Manmohan Singh to hold his last Cabinet meeting today Jagran Post, 2 months ago I am thankful to you all for your service to nation, PM to his personal staff Jagran Post, 2 months ago
The swearing in of the new members will begin on Thursday and continue on Friday, when the Lok Sabha speaker will be elected. Rediff.com contributor Renu Mittal reports The opening day of the six-day session will begin on Wednesday but will be adjourned for the day after Secretary General P Sreedharan reads out the notification constituting the 16th Lok Sabha and the House pays tributes to Union Minister Gopinath Munde. It is for the first time after independence that the Bharatiya Janata ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Even though the Congress was only able to win three of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam, the party will celebrate its third year in power on June 1. Anurag Kashyap reports It appears that the severe loss at the hands of the Bharatiya Janata Party has not affected the Congress government in Assam. The party said they will be going ahead with its plan of celebrating the third anniversary of the Tarun Gogoi-led government. The state council of ministers led by Tarun Gogoi have decided to go ahead ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Internal report, to be finalised in seven-10 days, may also suggest reduction in subsidiesIn order to make the rules more acquisition-friendly, the Planning Commission is likely to recommend that the new government make certain changes to the United Progressive Alliance’s (UPA’s) land acquisition and rehabilitation law. The Commission has held preliminary discussions on this and the changes are to be suggested as part of a concise internal report to be presented to the government ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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