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Take Oppn onslaught head on: Sonia to Cong MPs on coalgate

NEW DELHI: A combative Ms Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked Congress MPs not to be defensive on the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on coal blocks allocation and to aggressively counter the offensive launched by the BJP which is demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on the issue.

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Opposition demands PM’s resignation over coalgate

NEW DELHI: The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government on Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh over the official auditor’s report that irregularities in coal block allocation led to notional losses of Rs 1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion).

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P J Kurien elected Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson

NEW DELHI: The Congress member, Mr P J Kurien was Tuesday unanimously elected as deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.
 The motion for Kurien’s election was moved by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and seconded by the Leader of Opposition, Mr Arun Jaitley.   Members from several other parties also seconded the motion.

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