Coimbatore: Tamil Nadu unit of the CPI on Wednesday accused the UPA Government of acting against the interests of the state and Tamils by remaining as a mute spectator without attempting to resolve various issues concerning it such as the Mullaperiyar dam row with Kerala.
Be it Mullaperiyar dam row or Cauvery water-sharing dispute with Karnataka or the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, the UPA Government was functioning against the interests of Tamil Nadu, CPI state secretary D Pandian alleged.
The Centre had made no attempt to implement the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal's verdict, which was in favour of Tamil Nadu, he said.
Accusing DMK of also being responsible for the deeds of Congress-led UPA Government being a partner in it, Pandian said it should not continue in the alliance which was "totally against the interests" of Tamil Nadu and Tamils....more
08:23 AM, Feb 02, 2012
New Delhi: Today is the 20th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and people still remember India's youngest Prime Minister, who dreamt of the 21st century India. On May 21, 1991, in Sriperambudur at 10 o'clock in the night, Journalist R Bhagwan Singh was discussing the Lok Sabha polls with fellow journalists in the media enclosure. He could see former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi walking towards the podium....
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