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Cong wants to go solo, BJP has no choice

The Congress is not keen on expanding alliances in UPA-2 while its principle adversary, the BJP, is finding it difficult to keep its flock in the NDA together due to ideological differences, personali

Modi BJP liability: Congress


Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi might be an asset for the BJP in the state but outside he is becoming a liability, felt the Congress against the backdrop of strained relations between the BJP and the Janata Dal (United) ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls.

Monsoon Session likely from July 22

A Monsoon Session of Parliament is expected to begin on July 22 at a time when the atmosphere has already become hot on the issue of who had helped Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson to flee from India after the Bhopal Gas tragedy in 1984.

Anderson’s release will dominate House session

The UPA partners and the supporting parties have been maintaining silence on the controversy over the release of Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson after the Bhopal gas tragedy.

‘Most in Cabinet for caste census’

The Centre is treading cautiously on four major issues — the Telangana state, women’s reservation in the Lok Sabha and state legislature, internal security, especially Maoist attacks, and caste-based census at a time when political parties across the country are divided on it.

Congress divided on caste-based Census

After the Women’s Reservation Bill, the issue of inclusion of caste in Census has become tricky for the Congress-led coalition government at the Centre.
The government could not bring the bill in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session even after it was passed in the Rajya Sabha mainly due to division in the ruling coalition and the BJP-led NDA.

PM: Perfect coordination between me, Sonia


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday strongly dismissed suggestions of “mistrust” between him and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, saying he receives constant advice and guidance from her. He maintained there is perfect coordination betwe-en the government and the party. Dr Singh, who has been running the first

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