Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala has urged both the young and the old guard in the party to stop commenting in public about each other and focus on unitedly 'fighting against the crisis that has gripped the country'.
'What's the security deal? Does he need permission every time he wants to leave his house?' asked former J-K CM Omar Abdullah as he took a dig at the UT's Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal for claiming Saifuddin was not under detention.
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra had turned down three earlier proposals for Assembly Sessions, saying if Ashok Gehlot government wanted the assembly summoned at short notice, it should specify that it planned to hold a vote of confidence.
The Centre may hope that opening up the coal blocks for commercial exploitation will bring in swift financial benefits for the country’s stagnating economy. However, will the gains really be worth the ecological and human cost they’ll extract?