HD Deve Gowda asked the civil society members of the joint drafting committee of Lokpal Bill not to quit from it in the wake of an alleged campaign against them by "vested interests" who want to "divert the focus" from the Bill.
Hinting at a change in the usual
practice of nominating office bearers, Congress leader Rahul
Gandhi on Thursday said the party would now elect its leaders to
encourage the youth to take up various posts.
BJP, a ruling ally in Punjab, had some embarrassing moments in the state Assembly with a verbal spat breaking out between Health Minister Laxmi Kanta
Chawla and her party colleague Jagdish Raj Sawhney.
Two members of the JPC,
probing the 2G spectrum scam, M Thambidurai of AIADMK and
Jayanthi Natarajan of Congress are expected to be on
Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee which is also
going into the controversy.
Members of SP and BSP
on Tuesday clashed in the Lok Sabha and forced adjournment of the
House for about an hour after the Mayawati government in Uttar
Pradesh was accused of circumventing the democratic processes
in the state.
High drama was witnessed in the
Uttar Pradesh Assembly late last night when opposition members
staged a dharna in the House even after it was adjourned sine
die leading to their forcible eviction by marshals.
Delhi Lokayukta has issued notices to a former and a current member of Delhi`s power regulator DERC on a complaint alleging that they abused their position to obtain gains for private discoms on the issue of fixing power tariff.
Members of the Indian Medical
Association (IMA) on Saturday held a protest here against the
dissolution of the Medical Council of India and other
regulations with regard to medical education in the country.