Although the Manmohan Singh government has been battered and bruised by its inept handling of civil society activists, the latter`s claim of being harbingers of a second independence movement has also begun to wear thin.
Congress on Friday dismissed
suggestions that its ties with key ally DMK will undergo
strain in case of any action against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
M Karunanidhi`s daughter Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum case.
Observing that Japan`s military power does not match that of emerging countries like India and China, a panel Tuesday recommended a change in the
country`s Constitution to ensure Tokyo has the right to collective self-defence.