Gorkhaland agitation: Mamata Banerjee hits out at Centre over troop withdrawal from Darjeeling hills
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Rajnath Singh not to pull security forces out of the Darjeeling hills and accused the Centre of "conspiring to destabilise" the state
BJP MP SS Ahluwalia called for a political dialogue for a peaceful solution to the unrest in Darjeeling and urged the West Bengal government to avoid repressive measures.
The youth wing of the GJM (Gorkha Janmukti Morcha) began a hunger strike on Friday on the 37th day of the indefinite agitation in the Darjeeling hills
While Ahluwalia did not hint at revision of the growth target, he said the government has to do a lot of reforms and take policy measures to achieve 8 to 8.5 percent average growth in 12th Plan.
Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that India's economy could be in trouble if the eurozone crisis is not contained
During the visit Zoellick is scheduled to meet India's top economic policy makers including Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
Kraft Foods Inc's 2010 acquisition of Cadbury's Indian business and deals involving Indian assets sold by AT&T Inc and SABMiller Plc's purchase of Fosters would be at risk under the new amendment.<br /><br />
Containing subsidies is not an easy task and the government is likely to move gradually on this issue, he said.
PM blamed corporate honchos for spreading despondency with their consistent criticism of govt but admitted evolving of consensus on issues has taken longer due to coalition politics.
BJP to demand inclusion of Prime Minister, lower bureaucracy and Citizens' Charter under Lokpal at the all party meet tomorrow.