Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a leave of absence from Parliament to focus on party work following its wipeout in the Delhi polls, will be back in action early next week, said former Union Minister Kamal Nath here.
Defying the ban imposed by the Indian government on the telecast of documentary film 'India's Daughter', which is based on the interview of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case, the Britain-based British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Wednesday night (3:30 am Thursday Indian time) broadcast the controversial film.
Government on Wednesday said it would not allow broadcast of a controversial documentary featuring a Nirbhaya gang-rape convict as members of Parliament, cutting across party lines, expressed outrage over the incident.
There is outrage and anger after excerpts of an interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict came into public domain. The interview was taken for a BBC documentary and was to be telecast later this week.
There is outrage and anger after excerpts of an interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict came into public domain. The interview was taken for a BBC documentary and was to be telecast later this week. However, the government has advised media not to telecast the same and the Delhi Police have also secured a restraining order from a court against telecast of the interview.
The controversial land bill will come up for consideration on Monday with government planning to bring some amendments to reach out to allies, Opposition and farmer bodies and take their concerns on board.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took on the opposition for accusing his government of going ahead with policies that will only benefit the corporate sector, and urged the Congress party-run states to also help elevate the situation plighting the poor.
Amid reports that 16 more generals were facing anti-corruption probe, China's annual Parliament will convene tomorrow and is likely to be overshadowed by the unprecedented campaign against corruption initiated by President Xi Jinping that has netted some top officials.