Senior state Congress leaders at a meeting with party legislators Tuesday passed a resolution to this effect.
The protesters, including MLAs as well as party’s Legislature Council leader Naseeb Pathan, courted arrest after they were not allowed to move towards the Vidhan Sabha.
Appearing for the rebel MLAs, senior advocate L Nageshwar Rao argued that the Speaker should have conducted an inquiry after receiving their resignation letters.
Amarinder lashed out at the AAP saying, “In the political arena in India, which has a Constitution, a Parliament and a system, you cannot ask for a revolution within the country, it is anti-national. And you will disturb Punjab”.
Somnath Chatterjee said it is extremely essential for all opposition forces to come together in bringing about a change in the government in West Bengal
Manpreet and Brar used to be close when they had left SAD (Badal) to form the PPP. But their relationship soured and Brar left the party to join Congress.
Arya has been tasked with the duty to form his own team, picking the members from Dalit teachers and students.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor asserted that in order to maintain India’s soft power, the larger idea of India needs to be sustained.
Gives party’s state unit go-ahead to start informal talks
Asked for the CPI’s independent views on the issue, he said, “Let there be a formal proposal first, then we will take a call on it.”
Congress also underlined that there is no restriction in law on political parties giving loans and the Election Commission had issued a clear order in this regard in November, 2012.
BJP asserted that the land allotments made in Gujarat during Modi’s chief ministership were done as per law and through a transparent three-tier evaluation process.
Rahul Gandhi said that perhaps Modi is still not aware that the job of the Prime Minister is to run the country and not to make excuses and that “he should start running the country”.
The daily said ‘the principle that Caesar’s wife should be above suspicion’ must be made applicable to the judiciary also.
Alleging that the Modi government was conspiring to scrap MGNREGA that ensures employment to the poor and deprived, the Congress claimed the Centre was trying to capitalise on the scheme with an eye on the 2017 Assembly polls in UP.