In comments that reflect badly on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s political acumen, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said that the PM could not understand coalition politics.
NCP, coalition partner in the democratic front govt in Maharashtra, said it was compelled to form the alliance with Congress for keeping the communal forces away.
Allies are back in the news again for the wrong reasons.
Congress sought to downplay rift with NCP saying such situations keep arising in coalition politics.
The rift between Congress and Trinamool Congress deepened with the national party accusing its ally of violating ethics of coalition politics.
Coalitions should be based on principle rather than opportunity and formed before elections, LS Speaker Meira Kumar said.
DMK on Wednesday said Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh`s comments on coalition politics will not
affect its ties with Congress.
LK Advani on Thursday credited his party`s earlier avatar, the Jan Sangh, with introducing coalition politics in the country and said its leaders helped in creating an alternative to Congress which was considered a difficult task.
As Congress turns 125 this month, Sonia Gandhi, whose life has elements of both fairy tale and tragedy, will be setting a number of records as she turns 64 shortly.
Day in Pics: 24th October
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