Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
on Saturday agreed to Bodo National Conference(BNC) request to allow
it to bring NDFB anti-talk Daimary faction to the negotiation
table and assured to extend cooperation in this connection.
The National Advisory Council on Wednesday agreed to make as many as 49 amendments to the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill, including the one which created doubts about Centre-state relations while dealing with such violence.
Fifteen Palestinian factions,
including militant Islamic groups, endorsed a reconciliation
deal on Wednesday meant to end a four-year rift between the two major
Palestinian political movements, Hamas and Fatah.
In an unusual order, the Supreme Court on Wednesday let off three gang rapists after they claimed a "compromise formula" with the victim and agreed to pay her a fine of Rs 50,000 each for their offence.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister
Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday hinted that the government may reach
an agreement with the Opposition on formation of a Joint
Parliamentary Committee to probe the 2G Spectrum scam.
PM Manmohan Singh has emphasised on greater investment in the health care sector and called a meeting of officials to discuss recommendations of the Planning Commission panel on health before finalisation of 12th five-year plan.
Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday said he agreed with RSS chief`s statement that High Court verdict on Ayodhya issue did not amount to a victory for anyone and asked the Sangh to advise BJP leaders to exercise restraint.
Nigerian lawmakers have agreed to delay the nation-wide January polls, making its postponement to April almost certain, after the electoral commission sought extra time to credibly finalise the voters` register.
Arab officials agreed to the holding of direct Middle East peace negotiations and left it up to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to decide when to start talks with Israel, the Qatari prime minister and foreign minister said.