Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in US on a five-day visit to the country, holding out an assurance that India is "open and friendly" for business and innovations which made him the centre of discussion.
A dozen Congress MPs staged a demonstration in front of Parliament gate near Gandhi
statue shouting slogans against BJP accusing the party of not
allowing debate in the House on the legislation and disrupting
Team Anna demanded that government mandate somebody officially for opening a political dialogue on the Lokpal issue and suggested that it either withdraw the official bill or amend it by including provisions of Jan Lokpal Bill.
WB CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Thursday came in for flak from the opposition Congress and the TC for remaining absent during a discussion in the assembly on the obituary reference to his late counterpart Siddhartha Shankar Ray.
A way out could be found to end
the stalemate in Parliament over the opposition demand for a
JPC probe into 2G scam with a discussion in the Lok Sabha
under a rule that entails voting, Congress sources said on Monday.
Internal security issues related
to intelligence gathering, deployment of central paramilitary
forces will be come up for discussion between Union Home
Minister P Chidambaram and Chief Ministers of four states here
Left parties on Tuesday made a fresh
demand for discussion on the price situation in Parliament
tomorrow under rules which entail voting, after both Houses
were adjourned following opposition ruckus over the issue.
India and South Korea will explore
possibility of a civilian nuclear deal and ways to further
trade and business ties during a Joint Commission meeting
co-chaired by External Affairs Minister S M Krishna in Seoul
Lok Sabha today passed within few
minutes a bill on minority educational institutions and
another on energy conservation without any debate because of
uproar over a remark by a Trinamool member against a Left MP.