Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday expressed deep grief over the death of former Union Minister Murli Deora, whom she hailed as "symbol of Congress party in Mumbai", a reference to his over two-decade-long innings as party chief in the megapolis.
Stressing that Pervez Musharraf's "four-point formula" on Kashmir was still "relevant", former Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should appoint a close confidant for back channel talks with his country.
The absence of recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and CVC among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said.
Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "cheating" people on the black money issue, and said though he had made tall claims on repatriating the ill-gotten money in the run-up to elections the NDA government is doing a flip-flop after assuming power.
Senior Congress leader H R Bharadwaj on Monday attacked former Finance Minister P Chidambaram for blaming ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G spectrum issue and instead accused him of being "solely responsible".
The NDA government has declined to show orders issued by it barring appointments of officials who had served in key positions in the erstwhile UPA regime as private secretary and Officer on Special Duty to the present ministers saying such memorandums were confidential in nature.
Union minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday mentioned comparative efforts of Narendra Modi government and UPA rule on black money issue and appealed to political parties to speak with "gravity" after seriously pondering over the matter.
The Centre Wednesday placed a list of names of 627 Indian account holders in HSBC bank, Geneva in blackmoney case before the Supreme Court which asked SIT to go through the list and take appropriate action in accordance with law.
Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK on Saturday said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.