In an apparent attack on UPA govt, Akhilesh said while SP was extending all cooperation to Centre, some parties were indulging in dishonest politics.
Key allies of the UPA government have called for a UPA coordination committee meeting ahead of the Union Cabinet decision on Wednesday to decide on the withdrawal of controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers.
Firing a fresh salvo at the UPA government, the BJP on Wednesday alleged there was an unease among its constituents over unilateral approach of the Congress.
Key UPA allies gave veiled threats of withdrawing support to the Centre while asking it to roll back the controversial decisions to hike diesel price.
BJP attacked UPA alleging it was gripped by "policy paralysis" and said it was on a "shaky footing" as it bowed to dictates of alliance partners.
Key UPA allies Trinamool and DMK demanded wider consultations on the issue saying the move could infringe upon rights of states to deal with law and order problem.
BJP on Monday claimed that failure of the Congress in following coalition dharma had antagonised four key UPA allies.
Manmohan Singh`s statement on UPA allies has caused "pain and unease" to us, NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar said on Tuesday.
On the eve of the all-party meeting on Lokpal issue, Manmohan Singh on Tuesday night held consultations with UPA constituents.
The Congress core group met at the parliament house office of PM Manmohan Singh to discuss the Lokpal bill and other issues, party sources said.
PM Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that his government will lose people’s trust if the decision on allowing FDI in the retail is rolled back.
BJP said it is high time that the UPA allies should withdraw support to prove they are pro-people.
BJP on Sunday said if Manmohan Singh
rolls back the hike under pressure, the party`s assessment of
him being the weakest PM will become true.
Resentment among UPA partners over petrol price hike grew with two more allies expressing concern.
A meeting of EGoM headed by Finance Minister on limiting the supply of subsidised LPG was deferred at the last minute.
NCP spokesman DP Tripathi said his party did not want the Prime Minister to be under the purview of Lokpal.
NCP has conveyed to the Congress that it would be better if
all major constituents of the ruling alliance are members of
the proposed committee, party sources said.
Key UPA allies are said to be forcing the government to rethink its stand on the entire issue.
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