14-day judicial custody for Gopal Kanda
Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, key accused in the Geetika Sharma suicide case, was today sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Delhi court.
adamant, Sonia hits back
Delhi: Leading the counter-offensive on the coal block allocation
issue, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the BJP
saying the main opposition party was holding Parliament to ransom.
BJP has scant respect for Parliament; it is mocking the people of
India, Gandhi told the general body meeting of the Congress
Parliamentary Party this morning.
“we have nothing to hide or to be defensive about”, the Congress
president told her party MPs to go on the offensive and give a strong
response to the BJP which has not allowed Parliament to function since
last Tuesday over the coal block allocation issue.
media was not allowed inside the meeting venue, sources quoted Gandhi
as saying: “We must effectively rebut the charges. We should take up
the issue and go to the people.”
reiterated that the Congress was ready for fight the negative politics
feel Obama will win prez poll
Majority of Americans believe that President Barack Obama will win the
November presidential elections, even as series of latest opinion
polls have thrown out a virtual statistical tie between him and his
Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
many as 58 per cent of the Americans now believe that Obama will win
the elections as against 36 per cent for Romney, Gallup poll said
today as it released the results of its opinion poll that it conducted
between August 20 and 22.
expectation that Obama will win has been remarkably consistent,
virtually unchanged since May despite three intervening months of
campaigning, Gallup said.
similar poll by it on May 10-13 had revealed that 56 per cent of
Americans believe that Obama will the 2012 elections, as against 36
per cent for Romney.
to an average of recent opinion polls compiled by Realclearpolitics,
Obama has a slender lead of 1.1 percentage point over Romney.
an email to his supporters, Vice President Joe Biden warned that they
might lose the elections if they are not able to raise enough money in
the coming weeks, given that the Romney campaign have outraised them
for three months in a row.
months in a row, Mitt Romney and the Republican Party have trounced
our fundraising totals. And, along with allied outside groups, they're
using that cash to try to obliterate our side on the airwaves,
outspending us in some battleground states by margins of up to three
to one," he wrote.
people raising fingers at each other: Hazare
Anna Hazare tonight said the issue of coal block allocation had
"blackened" the hands of ruling Congress and BJP with
ruling and opposition parties have blackened their hands in coalgate.
All corrupt people are raising fingers at each other," he told
reporters on his arrival here.
reached the city to undergo a rejuvenation treatment at Jindal Nature
said "if people want a bright future, then honest people should
be voted to the Parliament. Don't look at the ruling and opposition
parties, they will not give a bright future," he said. Hazare is
expected to be at the insitute for a week, sources said.