Hollande said it was vital for France to take “a strong initiative” in the dispute.
Hollande’s cabinet decided at an extraordinary meeting today to invoke the constitution’s controversial Article 49.3, allowing the government to bypass parliament.
The development comes nearly four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande signed a memorandum of agreement to purchase 36 Rafale combat jets.
Several union and student organizations called protests in more than 200 cities across France to try to kill the bill which has even divided Hollande’s Socialists.
The camp, built on a former toxic waste dump, is a magnet for people hoping to reach Britain and many have refused to leave, although there has been no repeat of the violent clashes that erupted on Monday.
Britain, which does not use the euro, wants to renegotiate the terms of its membership to ensure it never has to pay into a fund to protect the eurozone
The lower house’s overwhelming vote in favour of the measure is the first in a series of steps before the constitution is finally revised.
Sood had extended the date of filing nominations in lieu of the visit of PM Modi and French President to the city.
A specialised Wireless Integrated Public Address (WIPA) system has been set up at 31 crowded places and 13 metro stations in Delhi.
The two sides signed 30 pacts, including an MoU for the purchase of 36 French Rafale aircraft
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has chosen an elegant look in a red designer Banarasi silk sari to wear for a special lunch with French President Francois Hollande.
India celebrates its 67th Republic Day with President Francois Hollande as the chief guest. President Pranab Mukherjee will take salute from the Indian military contingents. We bring you the latest.
India and France also agreed to renew their bilateral agreement on defence cooperation, which was signed in 2006, by another 10 years.
DMRC chief Mangu Singh accompanied the dignitaries and was seen briefing Hollande and Modi during the journey.
France has emerged, steadily since the 1990s, as India’s most trusted international partner