India and Iran on Saturday jointly voiced deep concern over unabated violence in Syria and called upon all sides to resolve issues peacefully by taking into account the aspirations of the people of the country.
The issue of RTI activist Shehla Masood`s murder in Bhopal had its echo in Rajya Sabha with a CPI-M member demanding urgent steps for protection of whistleblowers and expressing serious concern over their killings in the country.
Union Minister of State for
External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Friday said that the names of
those allegedly involved in militancy in Punjab were deleted
from the `blacklist` keeping in mind the country`s security
Observing that the gulf between the rich and poor people has widened since economic liberalisation, the RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat advocated economic reforms to usher in socio-economic equity and eradication of poverty.
Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa voiced concern over the "increasing extent
of yellow journalism" and urged the fourth estate to end such unhealthy trends by drawing a line or `lakshman rekha` for themselves and report objectively.
Expressing serious concern over the growing "multi-dimensional threat from China", the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Saturday asked the government to seriously look into border violations by the Chinese People`s Liberation Army.