Congress core group meets today over anti-graft ordinances pushed by Rahul

Congress core group is meeting after the Cabinet decided to put off a decision on the ordinances on Friday morning.

New Delhi | Updated: February 28, 2014 6:02 pm

The top leadership of Congress will on Friday hold consultations to take a call on promulgation of ordinances to deal with corruption and protection of rights being pushed by party vice president Rahul Gandhi.

The Congress Core Group, chaired by party chief Sonia Gandhi with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by her side, will meet in the national capital to take a decision on brining the ordinances. Defence Minister A K Antony, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Finance Minister P Chidambaram and political secretary to Sonia Gandhi Ahmed Patel are the other members of the Core Group.

The Union Cabinet, which met on Friday morning, decided to put off a decision on the ordinances amid speculation that its special meeting could be held early next week on the issue. There was, however, no official word on it by the government.

As soon as the Cabinet had taken up the packed agenda for the day, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth announced that items relating to the ordinances stand “postponed”, sources said.

The sources said ordinances on Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill and Right of Citizens for Time-Bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of their Grievances Bill – both dealing with corruption – were on the agenda.

These are among the anti-corruption bills being pushed by Rahul Gandhi to create a “framework” to fight graft.

These proposed legislations could not be passed during the extended Winter Session of Parliament due to disturbances.

Along with these, the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, Rights of Persons with Disability Bill, Security Laws (Amendment) Bill and Delhi High Court Act (Amendment) Bill were also on the agenda.

The Law Ministry had sent notes with all the ordinances on whether the reasons given by various ministries to promulgate the executive orders were acceptable to the Union Cabinet. The reason was that often ordinances have to withstand judicial scrutiny.

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    nilesh jala
    Mar 1, 2014 at 10:10 am
    “ To be honest, Rahul hi is on the same path. Hisleadership qualities amaze me as his love for the poor people has beenimpressive.”
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      nilesh jala
      Mar 1, 2014 at 10:10 am
      “Many leaders say that he is not fit for the politics but Isay that one day the w world will appreciate his work.”
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        nilesh jala
        Mar 1, 2014 at 10:10 am
        “Rahul hi is doing great work….rahul ji is best leaderof congress but his cousin varun always does bad things….!!”
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          nilesh jala
          Mar 1, 2014 at 10:10 am
          “The efforts he has been putting reminds me of his fatherRajiv hi who has contributed a lot to the country..”
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            Madayan Singh
            Feb 28, 2014 at 3:39 pm
            CONGRESS.....ANTI-GRAFT ???? HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA....IF CORRUPTION HAS TO ELIMINATED, ...CONGRESS HAS TO BE ELIMINATED FIRST FOLLOWED BY SHARAD, KARU, LALU, JAYA....ETC
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              reena
              Mar 1, 2014 at 10:38 am
              “ To be honest, Rahul hi is on the same path. Hisleadership qualities amaze me as his love for the poor people has beenimpressive.”
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                reena
                Mar 1, 2014 at 10:38 am
                “Many leaders say that he is not fit for the politics but Isay that one day the w world will appreciate his work.”
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                  reena
                  Mar 1, 2014 at 10:38 am
                  “Rahul hi has been a great inspiration for the youth ofour country.”
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                    reena
                    Mar 1, 2014 at 10:38 am
                    “Rahul hi is doing great work….rahul ji is best leaderof congress but his cousin varun always does bad things….!!”
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                      reena
                      Mar 1, 2014 at 10:38 am
                      “The efforts he has been putting reminds me of his fatherRajiv hi who has contributed a lot to the country..”
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                        Satish Chandra
                        Feb 28, 2014 at 4:36 pm
                        The deaths of Rajiv and Indira did not matter, only the crimes against Satish Chandra matter. Both partited in the CIA’s crimes against me and both were killed by CIA-RAW because of my influence on them. I was the target in killing them; they themselves did not matter. Nehru was a lifelong British agent, Indira and Rajiv worked for the CIA and so do all Indian politicians. To avoid being killed by CIA-RAW, Rajiv’s son now (on Feb 26 ‘14) made an incredibly stupid and treasonous statement “What superpower? I will rather make a woman safe in a bus” to show to CIA-RAW that he is NOT under my influence and will not entertain any thought of making India a superpower and will keep India poor, weak and enslaved. Narendra Modi should be whipped and hanged for giving a bouquet of roses to an American diplomat in exchange for a strip search and cavity search of an Indian diplomat. After my reference to Advani as Home Minister being forced, with the threat of being prosecuted for Babri Masjid demolition, to visit CIA headquarters and make the Home Ministry partite in the CIA’s crimes against me, CIA-RAW threatened Modi with prosecution for the killing of Muslims in 2002 and so today (Feb 27 ‘14) “Modi signals shift in favour of big retail”, that is Walmart, etc., reversing the BJP’s stand -- while acknowledging this will harm him politically -- and urging Indians to embrace foreign ownership and control of India and other BJP politicians have joined in this treasonous deal with CIA-RAW as Jaitley‘s statement today (Feb 27 ‘14) that Modi “ has been able to overcome a sustained campaign against him over the 2002 Gujarat riots“ shows; CIA-RAW dictates -- with the threat of killing in the case of Rajiv’s son and threat of prosecution in the case of Modi -- what Indian politicians do and say, not India’s or the politicians’ own interests. P. Chidambaram should be whipped and hanged for speaking positively about Harvard University where the world’s greatest scientist and greatest Indian of all time was publicly tortured for being an Indian. The Italian woman and son should be whipped and hanged for partiting in crimes against him with the help of the CIA’s 24-hour satellite surveillance of him for the past 37 years. Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee should be whipped and hanged for ociating with CIA-RAW agent Hazare, a follower of M. K. hi who was a lifelong British agent and a homoual who wrote to his white master “How completely you have taken possession of my body; it is slavery with a vengeance”. You do not shake hands with any representative of a country whose potion will be made to eat one another till no one remains alive. Filthy s Manmohan Singh, P. Chidambaram and Raghuram Rajan made India a beggar and slave at the G-20 urging “advanced nations, like the US, to take heed of countries vulnerable to the stimulus withdrawal” and “advanced nations must recognise the impact of their monetary policy decisions on other economies and "be prepared to act if things get out of kilter" “. Why? Because “The reduction in stimulus, known as tapering, may affect capital flows to emerging markets and impact their currencies”. Why do you want to give ownership and control of India to foreign enemies when India has all the investment capital it wants by simply printing the money which is what the U.S. is doing stealing my proposal about money -- see ‘How India’s Economy Can Grow 30% Per Year or More’ : HowIndiasEconomyCanGrowDOTblogspotDOTcom ? These filthy s Manmohan Singh and Raghuram Rajan must also be whipped and hanged along with filthy s Amartya Sen, Subramanian Swamy -- who were both brought to Harvard and one of them given a Nobel prize expressly to provide cover for the crimes against me -- and anyone else in public life you can think of. It is not too late to whip and hang filthy s Vajpayee and George Fernandes both of whom have been faking illness and an inability to speak to avoid answering questions about their partition in the CIA’s crimes against me. Nor is it too late to whip and hang filthy Ram Jethmalani, who was also brought to Harvard to provide cover for crimes against me and rewarded with a half a million dollar per year law practice and filthy L. K Advani who, while Home Minister, was brought, under pain of being prosecuted for the Babri Masjid demolition, to C.I.A. Headquarters to make India’s Home Ministry a partint in the C.I.A.’s crimes against me. Filthy Kejriwal wants to provide a few services at lower rates but my proposal about money shows how to provide all goods and services free of charge to everyone. Filthy M. Karunanidhi should be whipped and hanged; he was having Indian currency printed in China with the help of the Reserve Bank of India chief to provide some freebies to the people of Tamil Nadu as I described in my press releases but kept the crimes against me covered up otherwise everything could be provided free of charge to everyone in India. Filthy Jayalalitha should be whipped and hanged for saying she has a vision for India but keeping quiet about the crimes against me because of which India will remain poor, weak and enslaved despite her vision. I have described RAW’s trafficking of Indian children to Israel to be used as food -- RAWsTraffickingOfIndianChildrenDOTblogspotDOTcom -- and said that “The Jews' fondness for human flesh is far easier sated on Indians than on those around them. Thousands of missing children from India end up in Israeli kitchens and it costs them less than goat meat … When the Congress Party president and her son spent a number of days in Switzerland recently [in 2011] taking care of their black money there, they were told in no uncertain terms by the Jewish bankers that their ability to keep their black money hidden depended on the continuation of the trafficking of Indians for food. Both the Congress Party president and her son had to partake of such food with their bankers to seal the agreement”. I have also described the torture and killing of the children so their skins can be made into shoes and handbags. IndiasLegitimateRulerSatishChandraDOTblogspotDOTcom
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                          smita b
                          Mar 1, 2014 at 10:20 am
                          "His role being vice president of Congress has beenvery good. He has been working very hard to reach out to the common mes ofthe people."
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                            smita b
                            Mar 1, 2014 at 10:20 am
                            "Rahul hi is the true visionaery leader for india.He should be PM of India in the next election."
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                              smita b
                              Mar 1, 2014 at 10:20 am
                              "Rahul 's strategies and way working is verycool. He will surely guide and nurture india in future."
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                                smita b
                                Mar 1, 2014 at 10:20 am
                                "UPA government will shine under the leadership ofRahul hi that's for sure. His aims and idea will make our India growmore."
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