defers Kohima bandh
December 7: The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee has
deferred its proposed bandh at Kohima on December 9
until the festive season is over.
hopes for poll gift
Delhi, December 7: A meeting with NSCN (I-M) leaders was
“deferred” by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh this
week but hopes of a breakthrough remain alive ahead of
next year’s general elections.
Mukherjee to lead Indian delegation at Mandela's funeral
DELHI, December 7: President Pranab Mukherjee is likely
to represent India in the funeral of South African
anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela on December 15.
is learnt that a proposal to this effect has gone to the
President for his approval.
institutions cannot take over governance: Chidambaram
December 7: Making a strong case for a correct balance
between the executive, legislature and judiciary,
finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said India
cannot achieve sustainable growth unless powers of the
executive to govern are restored.