UPA is stable despite DMK pullout, says Chidambaram
New Delhi/Chennai: Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the UPA has taken note of the DMK decision to leave the alliance, but added that the Congress-led government is still stable and enjoyed a majority in the Lok Sabha.
"Let me assure everyone that the government is absolutely stable and enjoys a majority in the Lok Sabha", he said minutes after DMK Chief Karunanidhi announced that he would withdraw his party's support. "The DMK leader has said he will review his decision if we pass a resolution in the house. We have taken note of that also," Chidambaram said.
"We are considering the two core demands of the DMK. We are consulting other parties for a resolution in Parliament," he added. The DMK today pulled out of the UPA Government over the issue of alleged human rights violations of Sri Lankan Tamils. Addressing media in Chennai, Karunanidhi said: "DMK continuing to support the Central Government under these circumstances is impossible. Even if the LTTE is vanquished, our support for the fight of Tamil freedom and human rights is not over."
"We totally support the revolution in Sri Lanka and the rights of the Tamils, we have fought for their rights," he added.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.
Date 23-02-14, Duration 1:43, Views 45925
Date 23-02-14 1:43
Tooltip Information:AAP's alliance with Cong. a suicide: BJPVideo by:Description: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.Rating: 3.26Views: 45925
Date 26-04-14 4:34
Tooltip Information:Ramdev says Rahul goes to Dalit houses for picnics, Cong. reactsVideo by:Description: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev made a shocking statement on Friday that Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi goes to Dalit houses for picnics and honeymoon. Ramdev who is supporting the BJP in the Elections 2014 made the objectionable comments during a press conference in Lucknow. He attacked Rahul Gandhi's 'single' status saying that Rahul wanted to marry a foreigner but was stopped by his mother Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi. He further went on to say that Sonia Gandhi asked Rahul not to get married until he becomes the prime minister. Meanwhile, the Congress party has condemned the statement.Rating: 4.52Views: 10166
Date 11-04-14 3:09
Tooltip Information:CNN-IBN and Microsoft Analytics Center for LS 2014 ElectionVideo by:Description: Largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India’s biggest media Channel CNN-IBN to set up an elections analytics center to help decode the Indian electionsRating: 4Views: 3307
Date 10-04-14 0:55
Tooltip Information:Microsoft and CNN-IBN Join Hands to Analysis the LS 2014 Polls TrendsVideo by:Description: World's largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India’s biggest media Channel CNN-IBN to analyse the Lok Sabha elections 2014 trends.Rating: 4Views: 2756
Date 6 hrs ago 1:25
Tooltip Information:BSE closes points 192.45 down on July 31Video by:Description: New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 192.45 points down to stand at 25,894.97. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 70.10 points down to stand at 7,721.30. IRB Infra and Pipavav Defence were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.79 and 4.55 along with The Ramco Cements Limited and Aurobindo Pharma with an increase of 4.39 and 4.35 respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Cadila Health and Max India with a decrease of 4.02 and 3.30 along with Wockhardt and NTPC with a decrease of 3.18 and 3.01 at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 97.03 points at 15,490.71 while the banking sector is down 208.90 points 17,485.61 and the realty sector is up 5.56 points at 1,894.02. The Indian currency is down 0.66 at Rs 60.46 per dollar.Rating: 4Views: 6
Date 6 hrs ago 2:48
Tooltip Information:Tiger Shroff felicitated with fifth degree black beltVideo by:Description: The World Taekwondo Headquarters, situated at Seoul in south Korea awarded an honorary fifth degree black belt to a Bollywood newcomer, Tiger Shroff, on Wednesday in India's entertainment city, Mumbai, after his stunning action sequences in his debut movie, 'Heropanti' impressed officials. A visibly pleased Tiger Shroff urged people to take up Taekwondo for a disciplined life. He entertained the audience present for the event with a display of his martial arts skills. Several other youngsters also displayed their skills at the event.Rating: 4Views: 45