Disgruntled Gujarat Congress leaders meet at Arjun Modhwadia's house, express dissatisfaction about party's state leadership
The meeting followed the opposition party's loss in Jasdan Assembly by-election. Speaking to the media later, many of those who attended the meeting hit out at state Congress chief Amit Chavda without naming him.
Dinsha Patel, a Cabinet Minister in the UPA government and a five-time MP from Gujarat, also questioned the source of funding of Modi's recent rallies.
The mines bill, which proposes sharing of miners' profits with the project-affected people, is all set to lapse as it is not among the 39 bills listed to be tabled in the Lok Sabha in this session.
The prime minister is scheduled to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's life in Ahmedabad this evening.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, will share the stage at the function to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's life in Ahmedabad on 29 October.
Mining sector has the potential to contribute up to Rs 11.25 lakh crore to the GDP and create up to 1.5 crore jobs by 2025, Mines Minister Dinsha Patel said in the Parliament today.<br /><br />
Vedanta Group firm Sesa Goa has sought Finance Minister P Chidambaram's intervention and requested him to anchor the coordination between various government departments, so that the mining ban issue can get resolved in the Supreme Court.
The government has recovered Rs 1,060 crore as fines on illegal miners, Mines Minister Dinsha Patel told Rajya Sabha on Monday.