The Nepal government has invited the SAARC countries and China, and there was expectation that it would provide an opportunity for the top leadership of India and Pakistan to gather at a venue in Kathmandu.
As the packed auditorium kept waiting, the organisers tried to fill in the gap with a speech by former Union minister and former Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik.
On Tuesday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra led the Congress’s peace march in Delhi.
Even as Home Minister Amit Shah convened a series of meetings to restore peace and normalcy in Delhi, some BJP leaders suggested a potential future course of action.
Thackeray has supported CAA and NPR, and with the recent meetings it is clear that he hasn’t burnt his bridges with the BJP.
PM Modi had “litti chokha” at Hunar Haat last week, many other leaders as well as their family members too visited the same stall to have the Bihar delicacy.
Some bureaucrats feel that a section of the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) secretariat might move to the new building, but others believe it was just a slip of tongue on the Defence Minister’s part.
First, it was Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu who went to the fair along with his wife. Later in the day, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, too, visited the fair.
Three months into his tenure, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde has already emerged as a champion of greens, with the bench headed by him batting for sustainable development, which takes into account environmental concerns, too.
J P Nadda on Tuesday appointed party general secretary P Muralidhar Rao as the Centre’s observer to elect a Leader of Opposition in Jharkhand Assembly.
Nadda’s photo has replaced Amit Shah’s in party posters, banners, on the cover of the party manifesto for Delhi Assembly polls, and even on the banner placed at the backdrop of the hall where press conferences are held at party headquarters.
Anurag Thakur may have been publicly reproached by former BJP chief Amit Shah for his controversial remarks during the Delhi election campaign but Thakur appears to have become a much sought-after leader after the controversy.
THE LOK Sabha seems to have finally caught up with the changing times and done away with the age-old system of members marking their attendance in a register.
S Jaishankar and historian Ramchandra Guha were engaged in a Twitter spat over the claim in a new book that Jawaharlal Nehru did not want Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in his Cabinet in 1947, and omitted Patel’s name from the initial Cabinet list.
Some Opposition leaders maintain that a new political equation will take shape in Bihar before the polls scheduled later this year.
He did not show up even for the Finance Minister’s reply to the debate on the Union Budget
On Monday, Rudy was liberal in making comments on the ministers.
On his India trip, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is on a pilgrimage after holding bilateral talks with the Indian leadership.
When the BJP picked Ram Nath Kovind as its presidential candidate, Sharma had to leave that house for him so that he could prepare for the presidential election.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a warm gesture by attending the wedding function of RSP Lok Sabha member N K Premachandran’s son.
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