Two days after a local oil
mafia in Maharashtra burnt alive an additional collector, the
government on Thursday unveiled steps including re-introduction of a
chemical marker in kerosene to reduce adulteration.
Notwithstanding the Governor`s
returning of a bill making voting mandatory in elections to
self-governing bodies, the BJP government in Gujarat will
re-introduce the legislation in the state Assembly tomorrow.
Within days after withdrawing
it, the BJP government in Karnataka on Tuesday reintroduced in the
assembly a bill banning cow slaughter amid protests and dharna
by opposition Congress.