Political Reactions

  • Political fraternity condemn Patna blasts October 27, 2013

    Leaders of various politcal parties have reacted strongly to the blasts in Patna which took place hours before Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Hunkar rally. While Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questioned the timing of the blasts, the JD(U) said that it was not in good taste for...
  • Delhi: Politicians condemn rape of minor April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and leaders from across the political spectrum on Saturday expressed shock over the brutal rape of a fiveyearold girl in New Delhi and pressed for strong action to check such barbaric incidents. While Congress President Sonia Gandhi sent out a stern...
  • Political leaders mourn death of Vilasrao Deshmukh August 14, 2012

    Leaders from across the political spectrum hailed Deshmukh as a 'pragmatic' politician and an 'able' administrator. ...
  • Attack on SL team: Pak dubbed cricket pariah March 9, 2009

    Lahore: The political fallout from the attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Pakistan extends beyond just the visiting athletes. The nation's children are feeling a huge impact as cricket plays a critical role in the lives of many young boys of Pakistan. ...
  • Political parties condemn attack on SL cricketers March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Political leaders across all parties in India have condemned the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. Indian politicians have asked Pakistan to take stringent measures to dismantle the terror infrastructure that flourishes right under the nose of the Pakistani government. “Indian National Congress expresses its deepest...
  • Mumbai attacked; political parties 'concerned' November 27, 2008

    Mumbai: Hours after the heart of south Mumbai was attacked, various political parties too keeping a close watch on the situation. Leader of opposition LK Advani has been in constant touch with both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and has been getting regular updates from the office of Maharashtra CM Vilasrao Deshmukh....
  • Left, Right and Centre all hail Raj Thackeray's arrest February 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was released on bail on Wednesday evening hours after he was arrested on the charge of promoting enmity among groups. Raj was arrested from his Shivaji Park residence at around 1615 hrs IST on the charge of promoting enmity among regional...
  • Chandra Shekhar was a revolutionary, says Lalu July 9, 2007

    New Delhi: President Kalam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad besides others from the political fraternity offered their condolences to the socialist veteran Chandra Shekhar who died early Sunday morning after a prolonged battle with Cancer. The former prime minister and Lok Sabha MP from Ballia, Chandrashekhar...
  • Hawala scam shocks political circle June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Hawala operator Chetan Gupta's admission on camera that he laundered money for former Union Minister Natwar Singh and his wife has caused uproar. The BJP is now challenging the Congress to act against the corrupt among its ranks. BJP Deputy leader V K Malhotra says, “It appears that the...
  • Political war after godmen expose June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The images of Godmen laundering money, in the name of God, all for a commission - exposed by CNN-IBN and Cobrapost - have shocked the entire country. The Government, taking the issue seriously has promised swift and strict action. Says Minister of State, Finance, Pawan Bansal, "We will investigate...
  • Look who's feeling Left out today June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: From Kolkata to the Capital, the Left has been cornered. The violence in Nandigram has isolated the CPI-M not just in its bastion of West Bengal but in Parliament too. With Nandigram on the boil, political animosities have been forgotten and the “enemy” is common – the CPI-M...
  • Mixed reactions in India on Saddam November 6, 2006

    New Delhi: In India the political circles have offered a mixed reaction to the death penalty awarded to Saddam Hussein. Quite expectedly the Left in India has been swift and harsh in its reaction to the Saddam Hussein verdict. CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat says, “This is an outrageous decision....