Andhra Pradesh Assembly today passed a resolution requesting the Centre to soon enact a law replacing the Ordinance merging seven revenue mandals of Bhadrachalam division with AP and complete construction of Polavaram multi-purpose project within three years.
With the Left getting a severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls even in its strongholds in the country, the CPI has revived the debate over merger of the Communist parties, arguing that a reunion is essential to meet the challenges ahead.
After CPM leaders, including
Sitaram Yechury, talked of a possible merger with the CPI, the
parent party sounded evasive about it, saying "unity of
action" by Communist parties will eventually lead to merger.
After squabbling for long over who should run the game in the country, Hockey India and Indian Hockey Federation appeared to be heading towards a merger with both the federations agreeing "in principle" to form a unified body.
Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Hind merged with the BJP in the presence of party president Nitin Gadkari and alleged that Muslims in the
country were disillusioned with the false promises and policies of the Congress party.
Except helping the Congress to
face the challenge thrown by former MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, the merger of Praja Rajyam with the grand old party may not cause any dramatic changes in Andhra Pradesh politics.
A group of Air India unions on Friday asked Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel to fix the accountability on those who are "sabotaging" the airlines merger process and have led to a loss of Rs 18,000 cr in the last three years.
Refusing to be drawn into the row over accommodating Kerala Congress leader P J Joseph into the Congress-led UDF, senior Congress leader A K Antony on Saturday said the issue would be decided by the state party leadership.
Mahindras today said Satyam Computers (now Mahindra Satyam) will be merged with its flagship IT firm Tech Mahindra after settlement of accounts of the new entity, expected to be completed by June this year.