Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said there was no question of Lok Sabha elections, scheduled for 2014, being held early.
After the decision on Telangana, lobbying has begun for formation of a seperate state of Gondvan-Vidarbha comprising Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and four adjoining districts of Madhya Pradesh.
Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Mahabodhi temple which witnessed a series of explosions on Sunday.
Slamming BJP leader Sushma Swaraj for seeking dismissal of the Uttarkhand government over its handling of the flood tragedy, Congress today asked the Opposition to desist from playing politics over relief work.
"How can she make a statement like this at a time when the entire government machinery is busy taking relief to doorsteps of the people in affected areas," Ambika Soni said.
It all started with Swaraj criticising the Uttarakhand state government for the way it had handled the humanitarian crisis in the wake of the floods that ravaged the state.
The Congress vice president said that he felt there was something amiss in the functioning of the outgoing party set-up, sources said.
Ambika Sonia is the only women among the 12 AICC general secretaries, while of the 44 secretaries only five are women.
Politics is indeed a dirty game ,but this one is certainly a victory for that person whose only connection to world beyond is Doordarshan and AIR.
Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit said Delhi will have to meet the Oct 31 deadline for digitisation of the cable television network and that it was "a step forward towards modernisation".
After reeling under financial pressure for past few months over a five fold increase in annual spectrum and royalty fees, community radio would now get a complete waiver from any fee payment.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni told reporters that cartoons "should stay within constitutional parameters".
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni welcomed the decision by Team Anna to provide a political alternative to the people.
Pakistan should look at the case of death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh sensitively and compassionately, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said today.
Soni said party chief Sonia Gandhi was still working towards evolving a consensus over the name of UPA's Presidential candidate.
The cabinet has approved a bill to create a buffer area for the Jarawa tribe but given a major highway runs close to their settlement, will this legislation really help?