Pranab Mukherjee calls his meeting with Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev in 2011 misjudgement, here is why

16-10-2017

Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said that he should not have met Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev in June 2011 to dissuade him from launching a fast. It was Congress-led UPA-II government’s decision to send two of its senior cabinet ministers, Mukherjee and Kapil Sibal, to talk to Ramdev in Delhi airport, according to Indian Express report. The move was then heavily criticised. Now Mukherjee has termed it as ‘misjudgement’ on his part. Since the UPA government was already facing ’embarrassment’ due to Anna Hazare’s agitation, they wanted to ‘nip it (Ramdev’s protest) in the bud’, according to report. “I think myself and Kapil Sibal went there (to meet Ramdev)… senior

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Biennial Election to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar Legislative Council from Graduates’ and Teachers’ Constituencies.
February 6, 2017

The term of office of 10 members of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana  and Bihar Legislative Council from Graduates’ and Teachers’ constituencies is due to expire on the retirement of the sitting members as per details given below:  ANDHRA PRADESH Name of Retiring Members Name of the Constituencies Date of Retirement M. V. S.

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President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Grenada
February 6, 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Grenada on the eve of their National Day(February 7, 2017). In a message to His Excellency Dr.  Cecile La Grenade, the Governor General of Grenada, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government  and the

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February 4, 2017

Assembly elections 2017: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was one of the first to cast his vote in Goa PANAJI:  Amid speculation of his return to Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today that he misses "Goan food in Delhi". Calling himself a "party man", Mr Parrikar said he will work as per directions given by party

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Possession Of Scrapped Notes To Be Punishable: Lok Sabha
February 4, 2017

Possession of more than 10 scrapped notes of Rs. 500/1000 denomination will be punishable. (File Photo) NEW DELHI: Holding of more than 10 scrapped notes of Rs. 500/1000 denomination will be punishable with a minimum fine of Rs. 10,000, according to a new bill introduced in the Lok Sabha today with an aim of eliminating the "possibility of

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Cong releases another list of 29 candidates for UP polls
February 3, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Congress today released a list of 29 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, fielding Aditi Singh, daughter of Akhilesh Singh the five-time MLA from Raebareli seat. Congress also fielded sitting party MLA Ajay Rai, who unsuccessfully contested the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat against Prime Minister

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Goa Elections 2017: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Asked To Explain ‘Bribe’ Remarks
February 3, 2017

Manohar Parrikar's remarks during a rally for the 2017 Goa elections had triggered a controversy. HIGHLIGHTS Defence Minister had made the remarks at an election rally near Panaji. 'Accept money from any party but vote for BJP', said the minister. Delhi Chief Minister also triggered a row after making similar statement.

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