Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said the party will introduce laws for protecting advocates, lawyers and journalists if voted to power in the assembly polls later this year.
The recommendation of the Law Commission, whenever submitted, would be an academic exercise in the last year of the current government’s tenure. The last session of Parliament was a washout and the Budget passed without discussion through a voice vote.
National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah today reiterated his demand for dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and said the situation in Kashmir is not conducive for polls.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the JD-U will discuss sest sharing for the next Lok Sabha polls with the BJP when the time comes.
The CPI-M is strongly opposed to holding Lok Sabha and Assembly polls simultaneously and feels this will only serve the BJP's interests, party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said.
A day ahead of its national executive meeting in Delhi, BJP ally JD-U on Saturday categorically made it clear the party will play big brother in Bihar and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the face of NDA in the state.
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said it is not feasible to hold simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. "Simultaneous polls are not feasible.
SC expressed shock at the fact that "thousands and thousands" of seats in the recent West Bengal panchayat polls had remained uncontested.
The opposition is uniting against the BJP because it is strong, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said, predicting a win for his party in the Lok Sabha elections next year.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has convened a meeting of the party's West Bengal unit on July 6 in New Delhi to discuss various organisational issues, a senior leader said.
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