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
Seeking to distance itself
from `yoga guru` Baba Ramdev`s proposal to raise a force, BJP
on Thursday said it was not in favour of formation of any armed
squad for broadbasing the battle against corruption.
Congress objections to the
inclusion of BJP leaders Jaswant Singh and Yashwant Sinha in
the JPC probing the 2G spectrum scam have fallen flat with
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar ruling in favour of their
Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday favoured an "impartial" probe into the 2G spectrum allocation issue and said the Prime Minister would take a correct decision in this regard as he is aware of "all the facts".
Maoist chief Prachnada, who led the decade-long armed struggle to bring down the monarchy in Nepal, wants to reinstate the royalty to save the country from "foreign intervention", a pro-royalist leader claimed on Thursday.
Taking a dig at those advocating development as an answer to check naxal activities, former governor of Bihar and Jharkhand Rama Jois on Friday favoured special joint anti-naxal forces to eradicate the menace.
US President Barack Obama
on Wednesday said that he is not in favour of revoking trade
relationship with China, a demand made by several US lawmakers
after a row with Beijing over weapons sale to Taiwan.