The writer, a former journalist, is with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
PM Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi later called the miffed NCP chief for talks.
NCP: Pawar to meet PM today; sources warn of pullout if issues not resolved
I am neither in the party nor in the government. There are no files to read and sign nor official meetings to attend.
Process of Rahuls elevation is a matter of time now and in line with the larger gameplan.
Amid indications that it was upset over party chief Sharad Pawar being overlooked for the unofficial No. 2 position in the government
Amid indications that it was upset over party chief Sharad Pawar being overlooked for the unofficial No. 2 position in the government,the NCP on Saturday evening skipped the meeting of the UPA to decide the vice-presidential nominee.
PM has officially designated Defence Minister A K Antony as the No. 2 in his cabinet
Signaling the new pecking order in the UPA government after Pranab Mukherjees exit,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has officially designated Defence Minister A K Antony as the No. 2 in his cabinet.
Patil,however,is expected to move temporarily to a government bungalow in Delhi next month till the time the Pune house is ready.
Mukherjees leaving for Rashtrapati Bhavan next month will undoubtedly leave a gap both in the party as well as the government
Their quest for a consensus on Pranab Mukherjees choice for President may have ended,but Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs search for replacements to fill the void that will be left by Mukherjees exit has only just begun.
During one of those candid moments a few years ago,Pranab Mukherjee famously made a remark that might have returned to him today.
Mamata and Mulayam reject Pranab; suggest PM as Rashtrapati and name Kalam,Somnath too
Then there is the seemingly unsual behaviour of some other senior ministers in the last few days.
New Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath has said he is not worried about opposition from political parties to the poll panels proposal to tighten the eligibility bar
The amendments will also address the other BJP demand that a mechanism be evolved to ensure that minimum assured returns are be at par with that of the EPF scheme.
Advani repeated his view expressed last week at the BJP national executive in Mumbai
The RSS weekly Organiser alleges that the UPA government has betrayed the aam aadmi by hiking petrol prices by Rs 7.50 per litre
Forced out of BJP national executive,quiet yet busy leader is known for comebacks
Modi fired up a cheering crowd at a public rally at the end of the partys national executive.
People ask me if BJP can fulfill their expectations. It is a point to ponder, says Advani
Making his inaugural speech at the two-day national executive,Gadkari also wooed regional parties saying we believe that they also have a national perspective.
BJP president Nitin Gadkari gave in to Narendra Modi today,getting Modis bete noire Sanjay Joshi to resign from the national executive,and thereby securing a second term for himself as party chief.
Following Joshis resignation,the Gujarat chief minister arrived this afternoon to attend the party meet
Gadkari secures resignation of Gujarat Chief Ministers bete noire Sanjay Joshi from national executive.