May 17, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
want Sonia to be PM New Delhi, May 16
The candidature of Mrs Sonia Gandhi
as the Prime Minister of a Congress-led secular government was endorsed
unanimously by the the pre-poll allies, the Left parties as well as the
surprise presence of the the leaders of the Samajwadi party and Rashtriya
Lok Dal at the conclave of non-NDA forces here this evening. In video:
Congress and its allies busy chalking out Common Minimum Programme (CMP). (28k,
Have the voters rewarded those who worked for development?
CPI keen to
support from outside New Delhi, May 16
The national executive of the CPI
which continued discussions for the second day today indicated that
its emerging view was in favour of supporting a secular government
as PM is OK, says Badal Amritsar,
In a significant statement, which
could embarrass its political partner, Mr Parkash Singh Badal,
President, Shiromani Akali Dal, said his party had no objection if Ms
Sonia Gandhi became the Prime Minister.
to launch movement against Sonia New
Delhi, May 16
The BJP, which has been finding
itself in a helpless situation on the ‘foreign origin’ issue after
the Lok Sabha poll outcome, appears to have got a platform to attack
Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
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