Kapil Sibal, one of the most aggressive faces of the G-23 group, hosted the dinner for key opposition leaders like Sharad Pawar, Omar Abdullah, Lalu Prasad Yadav, and Derek O’ Brien, among others.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a legal request with several government agencies on Thursday demanding details on Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest related to the extensive business affairs of the incoming U.S. president and his family.
An emotional Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has hit out at Pakistan for the unrest in the valley for the last 51 days. Her comments came after her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in the national capital to discuss the situation in the valley. While addressing the media, Mufti was however silent on her plan of action to normalise the situation in the state.
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to hold a dialogue with all the stakeholders. Post the meeting Mufti also appealed to youth to maintain calm and give her one chance to restore peace in the valley that has been in under turmoil since the past 50 days after the death of Hizbul militant Burhan Wani on July 8.
The panel had on Monday given the Sangrur MP time till July 28 to respond to the charge that his action had compromised security of the Parliament House complex even as it decided to seek the views of experts on the issue.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who was lately given Independent charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, will be a special invitee as well as Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs SS Ahluwalia and Minister of State for Law PP Chaudhary.
Talking to reporters after taking charge of the new Textiles ministry portfolio, she side-stepped questions about BJP president Amit Shah being behind her shift saying it is not individuals but the party who takes such decisions.