Amid opposition demands for an all-party meeting during the current session of Parliament to solve the UPSC exam row, the government Friday said it is serious on the issue and the meeting will be convened after the civil services examination scheduled on August 24.
The Congress-led Manipur government has called an all-party meeting to discuss the increasing agitation by various social organisations demanding implementation of inner line permit system (ILP) in the state, official sources said Monday.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that ideology of Naxalites is well know--adoption of violent means with a total disregard for human life, while addressing an all party meet here to discuss ways to tackle Naxal menace in the backdrop of killing of Congress leaders in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last month.
Irked over not being invited for a meeting on the anti-rape bill, six regional and small parties Tuesday took "strong exception" to this and asked the PM to ensure that all parties are invited at these crucial meetings in future.
An all-party meeting convened by the Centre to end the deadlock over allowing 51% FDI in multi-brand retail ended inconclusively on Tuesday with both the government and the opposition failing to reach a consensus over the issue.
An all-party meeting on the Telangana issue in the near future appears unlikely with the Congress today saying that such an exercise needs to be preceded by talks with the people of different regions of Andhra Pradesh