While the Congress hopes that the Rahul Gandhi and Nitish Kumar’s meeting would send out the message that all was well in the Bihar Grand Alliance, the tension at the ground level between the JD(U) and RJD is keeping the pot boiling. The JD(U) party spokesperson says his party’s patience was being tested and asked why the person who has to answer is keeping mum. With the RJD not in a mood to agree to Tejashwi’s resignation and with sections in the Congress lending their weight behind Lalu, a section in the JD(U) also feel it is not time, yet, for them to burn any of their bridges.
Real national interest is usually better served by disclosure, by both governments and journalists alike, than by self-censorship and suppression.
Is this the Hemanta Biswa moment in Congress’ Gujarat policy? With no less than Modi spearheading the Gujarat campaign later this year, the Congress instead of putting on a tough fight is busy ejecting leaders with credibility. The Amit-Modi duo is always waiting to maul its rivals before the polls and looks like the two are succeeding with the Congress once again failing to wrest any initiative.
Israel has barred access of Muslim men under 50 to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and deployed about 3,000 policemen near the site amidst expected protests over security measures.
The Rajya Sabha witnessed uproar by the opposition and brief adjournment during the Zero Hour over a section of media circulating remarks by Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agrawal which had been withdrawn by him and expunged by the Chair.
Charting out the long journey by Reliance Industries (RIL) since it was founded by his father Dhirubhai Ambani in 1977 Chairman Mukesh Ambani claimed that its net profit index had jumped 10,000 times during the period.
The annual Martyr’s Day rally in Kolkata has been a show of strength for several years now. In the past, Mamata has used the occasion to send out messages to the party rank and file.
The old BJP hand is toying with the Congress party wanting to force its hand to decide on the leadership issue/CM candidate in the run up to the 2018 elections.