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PM should apologise to Ramdev: Koshiyari

Shimla, Jun 10 Former Uttarakhand chief minister Bhagat Singh Koshiyari today said terming the police crackdown on yoga guru Ramdev and his followers as "unfortunate" was not enough and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must apologise for the incident.
Calling the police action at Ramlila Grounds as "undemocratic, brutal and attack on fundamental right at speech," Koshiyari said that it appeared that "emergency like conditions are back in the country".He said that Congress government had misused democracy by imposing Emergency on June 25, 1975 to crush the popular movement against "corruption" spearheaded by Jai Prakash Narayan and the present government was also resorting to similar tactics to silent the people raising voice against "corruption and black money".

The Prime Minister should tender an apology from Ramdev and honour the fundamental rights of the people, he added.

Baba Ramdev to end his fast

Baba Ramdev to end his fast
Naresh Kumar Sagar Sagar Media Inc: New Delhi Baba Ramdev to end his fast after Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Morari Bapu reach Haridwar.Luminaries personalities start visiting Baba Ramdev BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, who met Ramdev at his Patanjali Yogpeeth said: "The Baba is weak and has lost 7.5 kilos yet his spirit mental strength is stronger than ever. Corruption and black money vial issues problems for the nation for a while. And what happened at Ramlila Maidan to the Baba's camp has become a whole new issue." Jun 9 (PTI) Yoga guru Ramdev, who is on an indefinite fast against corruption and black money here, today decided to take lemonade and honey after being persuaded by district administration officials. "He has accepted our request and has decided to take lemon water and honey so that his body gets glucose," Haridwar District Magistrate R Meenakshi Sundaram told reporters after meeting Ramdev here."There is our team which is r…

Transparency revolution is on move : Antony

Transparency is just opposite of corruption if the governance show more transparency the corruption will automatically fly off.Defence Minister A.K. Antony said that the country is going through a transparency revolution which can't be stopped midway and the transition was facing problems as the country including politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen, armed forces and all those who are holding key position are not ready for this transition. He quipped that secrecy is becoming a thing of the past.

Defence Minister talking to reporters in New Delhi on Wednesday morning after inaugurating a new conference hall of the Press Club of India. Antony's observations assume significance against the backdrop of agitations demanding more openness and accountability in Government functioning.Cautioning the media against being manipulated by vested interests, he observed that in the industrialized society there is a clash of interests between various groups. He urged the media to work as t…

Discussions of the 58th Central Advisory Board of Education

Summary Record of Discussions of the 58th Central Advisory Board of Education. The Fifty Eighth Meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was held here today under the Chairmanship of Shri Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Human Resource Development.. Shri Ajay Maken, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports; Smt. D. Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Vice-Chairperson of CABE, Dr. Narendra Jadhav, Member (Education), Planning Commission along with 26 Ministers-in-charge of Education from various States/UTs attended the meeting. The meeting was also attended by eminent educationists, authors, artists, linguists etc. apart from Heads of different autonomous organizations and senior officials of different departments of the Government of India as its members.The CABE is the highest advisory body to advise the Central and State Governments in the field of education. The previous meeting i.e. 57th meeting of CABE was he…

FORCEFUL EVICTION AND ARREST OF BABA RAMDEV

Narain Kataria in New York

PRESS RELEASE:
FORCEFUL EVICTION AND ARREST OF BABA RAMDEV AND TORTURE OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS IN DELHI

Indian Americans are deeply disturbed and shocked at the forceful eviction/arrest of Baba Ram Dev and attack by 5000 policemen on thousands of peaceful Indian citizens in Delhi . They consider it a dangerous attack on democratic setup in India .

Baba Ramdev’s intent behind this movement is to bring back approximately 9 trillion dollars stolen from poor Indians and stashed in foreign countries; and he is determined to reverse this awful trajectory.

The petulant arguments advanced by the corrupt Government for its diabolical action against peaceful volunteers that Baba Ram Dev’s campaign against corruption would have caused a law and order problem does not hold water, and is an insidious attempt to cover up its hidden agenda to crush the movement.

That thousands of people from all over India should respond to the call of Baba Ramdev for removal of corrup…

BJP to meet Prez on Ramdev Crisis

BJP to meet Prez on Ramdev demand sp session of Parl on Baba's issue:[PTI) Slamming the Congress for "attacking" Baba Ramdev last night, the BJP today said the government has put a blot on democracy in the country."Home Minister P Chidamabaram has replaced General Dyer, who had massacred peaceful agitators in Jallianwala Bagh during the freedom struggle," BJP president Nitin Gadkari told a dharna at the Raj Ghat here."Yesterday's incident has put a blot on the democracy in the country. Do people not have rights to agitate? Chidamabaram is the new Dyer in the country," he said.BJP President also accused the Home Minister of playing a key role in the 2G spectrum scam, saying "this man has made a lot of money. BJP is holding peaceful protests across the country against the crackdown on Baba Ramdev's agitation and to meet President Pratibha Patil to demand convening of a special session of Parliament to discuss the issue."We would seek t…