Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde ruled himself out to be the chairman of the proposed committee to draft an effective Lokpal bill as favoured by social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast-unto-death over corruption issue.
Ruling out the possibility of
imposing President`s rule in Andhra Pradesh, CM N
Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday said the current political uncertainty
prevailing in the state was just like "passing clouds" and
would not last long.
The GJM on Thursday said it
will not sit for talks unless Gorkhaland issue is discussed
and ruled out an interim council for Darjeeling even as the
situation in the hills remained largely peaceful on the second
Ahead of the all party meeting
to be held on February 8 to end the logjam over the issue,
Congress on Thursday said no option was ruled out to break the
stalemate in Parliament over a JPC probe into the 2G Spectrum
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday ruled out military intervention in Kyrgyzstan by Moscow-led Collective Security Pact Organisation, saying the situation in the Central Asian republic does not require such a response.