Politicos welcome decision to discuss 'Anti-Coversion bill' in Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday welcomed the decision by the central government to discuss the 'Anti-Coversion bill' in the Parliament. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao welcomed the same and said that if the opposition criticizes the same, it will show their hypocrisy. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the government should not deviate from real issues. NCP welcomed the bill and said that the party will support the same. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal also said that the party chief said a lot on the issue in the Parliament and that the party will support the bill too. Dec 12, 2014

Jitan Ram Manjhi invites yet another controversy, calls for raising reservation limit to 80%

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi invited yet another controversy as he called for raising reservation limit from present 49.5 per cent to 80 percent for OBCs, SC/STs and other sections of the population. However, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that the party has no such proposal. BJP Spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said that Manjhi is actually addressing Nitish Kumar and is paving way to keep the post of chief minister intact in future. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that Manjhi do not deserve to be a deputy minister and is given the post of chief minister and that is what is speaking up. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi said that the criteria for reservation should be economical and people from below poverty line should be given reservations. Dec 12, 2014

Congress MPs stage protest outside parliament after Sakshi Maharaj calls Godse a 'patriot'

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Congress MPs on Friday staged protest and shouted slogans outside the parliament raising the issue of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse being eulogized in Maharashtra. The MPs staged protest after BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj praised Godse and called him a patriot and a nationalist. However, Maharaj retracted after uproar sparked off over his comment. Dec 12, 2014