Ordinance on convicted lawmakers: Sharad Pawar, Omar Abdullah seek meeting ahead of Cabinet decision

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.

FDI logjam continues, Opposition split on voting

Differences among Opposition parties over the strategy in Parliament on FDI in retail helped the government breathe easy as an all-party meeting failed to evolve a consensus on whether there should be voting on the issue.

Mamata to attend next UPA co-ordination committee meeting

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will attend the next meeting of the UPA co-ordination committee on August 22.