Dousing the concerns of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders over terror threat on its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday said that the Gujarat chief minister should not worry about his safety as there is no such threat to any leader of the party.
Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was on Monday non-commital on whether a Bill for creation of separate Telangana will be tabled in the coming winter session of Parliament but said the process will be completed within the current tenure of UPA government.
Government on Monday countered BJP`s criticism that it had committed a "diplomatic blunder" by allowing Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s advisor Sartaj Aziz to meet Kashmiri separatists on Indian soil, saying such meetings had taken place even during the NDA regime.
BJP on Monday criticised Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for attending a music launch function of a soon-to-be-released Bollywood movie a few hours after multiple blasts in Patna, saying it has become a habit of Union Ministers not to give any attention to better governance.
Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, on Friday made an appeal to the Government of India, President of Pakistan and the establishment there to save his brother shortly after he was attacked by fellow prisoners in Lahore`s Kot Lakhpat jail.
As per the official sources, Congress party may not take an immediate decision on the issue. The decision may only be taken after Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde returns from a foreign tour on Tuesday, January 29.