Nawaz Sharif to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in
ceremony; cong reacts
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday had mixed reactions over Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's confirmation that he will be attending Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony on May 26. Sharif will be visiting New Delhi following Modi's invite. Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said it was not right situation to have serious discussions with Pakistan as Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi
had invited the premier of the neighbouring country for swearing-in ceremony. BJP
had invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the swearing-in ceremony of Modi
to be held on May 26. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi, Ahmed said
the Pakistani government showed no positive signs of reducing terror activities.
He also hit out at the BJP for its double standards for saying reports of Comptroller and Auditor General
(CAG) of India should not be cited for political arguments.
Congress in Kashmir reviews performance after poll debacle Srinagar, May 24 (ANI): The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir reviewed its performance after poll debacle in
the recently concluded General Elections and said that it would focus more on employment and development. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was present at the review meeting in Srinagar, said
it was time to accept flaws and to introspect. President of the State Congress Committee in Jammu and
Kashmir Saifuddin Soz also said that the focus would be on development in the state.
Politicos react as Sharad Pawar blames Congress for NCP's dismal performance
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Politicos today reacted over Sharad Pawar's statement wherein he blamed
the Congress party for his Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) disappointing performance in the
recent Lok Sabha polls. With the polls leaving the Congress badly bruised, key ally NCP demanded more seats for itself in the Maharashtra Assembly elections
scheduled to be held later this year while attributing the debacle to "complete breakdown" of dialogue between ruling UPA allies.