Congress on Friday dismissed Arun
Jaitley`s suggestion that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s dig
at BJP leader L K Advani about his ambition to occupy the top
post was in fact aimed at politics of leadership in Congress.
An External Affairs Ministry
official blamed by the former Pakistan President Pervez
Musharraf for failure of the 2001 Indo-Pak summit in Agra was
dismissive of the suggestion by the ex-military dictator.
Acting on the suggestion of
political parties for a paper backup in Electronic Voting
Machines to enhance people`s confidence, the Election
Commission has decided to refer the issue to its Technical
Brushing aside the US` suggestion
that it accept India`s aid offer for its flood victims,
Pakistan said it will do what it believes is "right"
while it is yet to decide on the USD five million assistance
extended by New Delhi.