The meeting is scheduled to finalise the charter of the Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the inception of which BJP president Amit Shah announced on the day Assam elected its first BJP government.
Doctors say the cost of the surgery is a deterrent, though once a woman has been put on the waiting list for a cadaver organ, there are rarely any dropouts by families. The procedure can cost anywhere between Rs 3-6 lakh.
Last week’s revelations about a kidney racket in Delhi showed that clean-ups were unlikely to work while the market for out-of-turn allotments remained alive. Indian Express looks at the rules of kidney transplant, and how and why they are repeatedly subverted.
The swearing-in ceremony at the Khanapara Veterinary College grounds was a show of strength for the BJP and its allies, with BJP president Amit Shah, 14 chief ministers and many union ministers in attendance.
On the eve of the assembly poll results, Gogoi, who has been chief minister for three consecutive terms, refuses to even discuss a scenario of the Congress falling short of the half-way mark in the 126-seat House.
Chaudhry was among nearly 12 Congress MPs, including Vijaylakshmi Sadho, Parvez Hashmi, Rajni Patil, who had left the House just before 6 pm, but came trooping back the moment Ahmed Patel started speaking.
The information was sought in the wake of an April 2013 investigation by The Indian Express-International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on investments by Indians in offshore entities in tax havens.