NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

  • How effective will NAC's voice remain in the critical election year? May 30, 2013

    Social activist Aruna Roy has quit the National Advisory Council, accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of overruling Sonia Gandhi on issues like paying minimum wages under the NREGA. ...
  • It's weird that PMO appealed against minimum wages: Aruna Roy May 30, 2013

    Activist Aruna Roy has opted out of the Sonia Gandhiheaded National Advisory Council and she has blamed the Prime Minister for blocking minimum wages under the MNREGA. ...
  • I will fast till I have life in my body: Hazare April 5, 2011

    Speaking to CNNIBN's Rajdeep Sardesai, veteran social activist Anna Hazare said, "I will continue to fast till the government does not draft the Lokpal Bill." ...
  • Sonia Gandhi practising NGOstyle politics March 31, 2010

    Sonia Gandhi is remote controlling the government now, says the Opposition after the Government revived the National Advisory Council (NAC) with Sonia Gandhi back as chairperson. The NAC lost most of its powers when Sonia Gandhi resigned as chairperson in 2006 after the office of profit controversy, but during UPA...