Ahead of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, Congress and its allies on Tuesday held a meeting to chalk out the floor coordination strategy in Parliament where BJP has secured majority on its own in the Lower House but is in a minority in the Upper House.
The government on Thursday said it will
intensify drive against illegal miners plundering the national
wealth and will soon convene a meeting with the concerned
state governments to contain this menace.
Under attack from the Supreme
Court and the Opposition over stashing of large amount of
money in Swiss banks and other tax havens, the government will
unveil its strategy to deal with the issue on Tuesday.
With the Opposition on the
offensive, senior Congress leaders on Thursday night deliberated on the
strategy on ways and means to counter the campaign in the
light of party chief Sonia Gandhi`s five-point plan of
Delhi witnessed a 3% rise in crime last year, reversing the trend of the past three years and prompting city police to redraw its strategy for 2011 which included identification of crime-prone zones and re-deployment of resources.
Congress MP Y S Jaganmohan Reddy went into a huddle with his loyalists to discuss the latest political developments in the state and chalk out strategy in the wake of Kiran Kumar Reddy becoming the new chief minister.
Regional strategy in Afghanistan and crucial bilateral issues, including expansion of Chabahar port in Iran figured in the meetings Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohd Ali Fathollahi had with the Indian leadership here on Friday.