Sheila Dikshit has asked the party high command to take a speedy decision as time is running out, this even as AAP initiates a probe into her involvement in the water tank scam.
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Just a day after his frontal attack on the BJP on Land Bill, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was still breathing fire as he tore into the Centre's claims much to the satisfaction on Sonia Gandhi who said she was happy with his comeback.
Accompanied by Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia and senior Supreme Court advocate K T S Tulsi, former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh told a press conference here that he has filed a statement under oath before the High Court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) that words 'CM' occurred at 48 places.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government completed six months in office, Congress leader Kamal Nath slammed the Centre for making false promises.
Congress leader Kamal Nath says they will not let the government dilute the Land Acquisition Act, as the Act has been finalised after a lot of deliberations.
Kamal Nath's claims come at a time when former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has alleged that the former PM took no corrective measures to avert loss to the exchequer despite being aware of the actions of the various ministries and many cabinet ministers bringing the irregularities to his notice.
An Indian owned and controlled company can purchase agricultural land for construction, development provided all applicable laws, rules and regulations being enforced are duly complied with.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his farewell speech said that there are bound to be differences between parties, but formation of Telangana was a sign that the country can take important decisions.
The 15th Lok Sabha has been the worst performing in India's history. The winter session of parliament will resume on Wednesday and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath and Minister of State, Rajeev Shukla held an all party meeting today.
With Lok Sabha elections due in April-May, government will hold a session of Parliament in the first fortnight of February to pass the Vote on Account.
The SP chief is also learnt to have expressed his reservation on the Lokpal Bill to the government.
The minister, however, noted that MoUD has not received any proposal for new metro rail projects in West Bengal. Nath said his ministry has decided to give priority to cities having population of more than 20 Lakhs as per the 2011 census, adding, that the availability of funds are considered before the project is sanctioned.
According to sources the President has asked Law Minister Kapil Sibal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath for clarifications on the need for the ordinance. Pranab has also enquired about the status of the Bill in Parliament.
BJP leader Prakash Javadekar attacked the government saying that it may maintain that nothing has happened but reports emanating from the border and the account by eyewitnesses say that "Indian Army is being prohibited from patrolling in areas inside the Line of Control on the Indian side".
The Congress party is in no mood to not let go through the Pension Bill in the Parliament. Senior leaders in the party have been reaching out to other political leaders, who have expressed their opposition to the Bill.
"If need be we can extend the Monsoon Session of Parliament. Key legislations are pending and must be passed. I am hopeful that all political parties will recognise this and cooperate," Nath told reporters outside Parliament House.
The government on Tuesday decided to challenge the Supreme Court judgement on disqualifying convicted MPs and MLAs from contesting elections.
In 2006, in Kamal Nath's words â€“ 'the SEZ policy (SEZ Act 2005 & SEZ Rules 2006) is meant mainly to provide a "one stop shop" doing away with multiplicity of controls and clearances, along with fiscal concessions and simplified procedures.
The decision on the way ahead for the Food Security Bill will be taken tomorrow at the Congress core group meeting where Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi and KV Thomas will be present.
National Food Security Bill may be brought for discussion during the monsoon session of the parliament. The government is mulling to have a special session ahead of the monsoon session for the same.
The Confederation of All-India Traders (CAIT) today said traders from Maharashtra and other states will stage protests in New Delhi if immediate steps are not taken to resolve the local body tax (LBT) issue.
When government and opposition disagree, we should worry about democracy and governance.
Government today rejected Opposition demand for resignation of Law Minister Ashwani Kumar in the wake of allegations that he tried to influence CBI's status report on the coal block scam investigation, submitted to the Supreme Court.
The government has convened an all-party meeting on April 9 to iron out differences on issues relating to the controversial land acquisition bill.