Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday expressed deep grief over the death of former Union Minister Murli Deora, whom she hailed as "symbol of Congress party in Mumbai", a reference to his over two-decade-long innings as party chief in the megapolis.
Mumbai,: Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will attend the funeral of veteran party leader and former union minister Murli S. Deora, who died Monday, a party spokesperson said here.
Some of the top business leaders and trade associations today came out in support of the Union Minister of State for Telecom and sitting MP from Mumbai South, Milind Deora, who is seeking a third term from the constituency.
Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Tuesday hit out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the latter`s order that an FIR be registered against, among others, Union Minister Veerappa Moily and industrialist Mukesh Ambani for allegedly colluding to hike the prices of natural gas.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Congress leaders Motilal Vora, Digvijay Singh, Murli Deora and Kumari Selja, RPI`s Ramdas Athavale and Vijay Goel of BJP were among the 37 candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha on Friday from various states in the biennial polls.
The magnitude of last month`s fire
at the Indian Oil Corporation depot in Jaipur was so massive
that it left no time to respond despite a disaster management
plan in place, the government told the Lok Sabha on Friday.