Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced to retire after the next general election and said that he would not be a candidate for prime minister for the third time.
In New Delhi, he told a press conference on Friday, “this is the right time to hand over power to the younger generation.” He hopes that they can deal with all the obstacles and show the right path to the country. However, he does not want to resign before the ‘Lokshava’ election. Sonia Gandhi’s decision will be considered as final in this regard.
He considered Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as the most eligible person for the post of Prime Minister. He said, “Rahul has all the qualifications for being the prime minister.” Rahul is doing a very good job. “It will be the right decision if he will be the prime minister.” said Manmohan Singh. At the same time, he said that if BJP leader Narendra Modi would be elected, it would be dangerous in the country. Continue reading →
The health of the youthful lady extremely raped made worse Monday, as PM Manmohan Singh advised the country to wish on her and vowed to check on “monstrous” crimes against women.
A next day of violence within the city center left lots of ordinary people and cops hurt, calm came back towards the capital even while 100s ongoing to protest demanding strict action from the rapists. On Sunday, the protests, usually by students, saw hooligan elements mingled within the crowd uproot wooden rods erected for that 26 the month of January Republic Day event and hang them afire at five places. For the photos click the link.
Security forces Monday sealed off all streets resulting in Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate, leading to huge congested zones, while Delhi Metro shut nine key stations to avoid demonstrators easy accessibility capital’s heart. Continue reading →
A significant reshuffle of India’s Cabinet on Sunday left one question dangling: Where was Rahul Gandhi?
The scion of India’s Nehru-Gandhi empire wasn’t one of the new ministers, and therefore if – not surprisingly – he leads his Congress party into 2014 elections he’ll be running for pm without ever getting held a government publish of any sort.
“I could have been pleased to include Rahul within the Cabinet, but he’s other preoccupations within the party,” Pm Manmohan Singh stated in announcing his new Cabinet. Continue reading →