The government will hold a
crucial round of talks with the main Tamil party TNA on May
23 in a bid to find a political settlement to the grievances
of the minority ethnic community in Sri Lanka, a media report has said.
National Investigation Agency
(NIA) has said that the reports that David Coleman Headley
(arrested by US agencies for terror links) had talked about
Ishrat Jahan, killed in police encounter in 2004, were
With Anna Hazare undertaking fast-unto-death for Jan Lokpal Bill, PM Manmohan Singh discussed with some Cabinet colleagues the issue after which indications emerged that one or two ministers could be nominated to talk to him.
Concerned over the recent letter issued by NSCN (K) to all the legislators of
insurgency-hit Tirap and Changlang, an organisation urged the state govt to start a dialogue process with various rebel outfits.
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram
on Thursday began his two-day visit to Jammu region with a closed-
door meeting with top state Congress leadership to discuss the
the "political aspirations" of three regions of the state.
CPI on Friday "rubbished" the decision
of Congress MPs to forego their daily Parliament allowance of
Rs 2,000 saying the ruling party was not focusing on the main
issue of the House not functioning for a long period.