We have authorized Mulayam Singh to take steps to unite parties in the Janata Parivaar: Nitish

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar said that Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will take charge of talks to unite parties belonging to the _Janata parivaar_. The erstwhile Janata Dal family, including Janata Dal (United), Janata Dal (Secular), Indian National Lok Dal, Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) today met at Mulayam Singh Yadav_s residence to discuss the modalities for their merger and to create a new party with the objective of countering the policies of the ruling National Democratic Alliance(NDA). Addressing mediapersons after the meeting, Nitish said that there were discussions on current political scenario and was decided that parties will work together inside and outside Parliament. He added that next meeting will be on 22nd December which will be followed by a protest over black money issue. Dec 4, 2014

Opposition_s issues addressed in Parliament, they should not disrupt house: Sumitra Mahajan

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Thursday that all issues raised by the Opposition parties have been properly addressed in the Parliament so they should not disrupt parliamentary proceedings by continuously adjourning the house. She added that after PM Narendra Modi_s statement about Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti_s language so they should not raise the issue continuously to create chaos. Mahajan said that she will try her best to execute her duty of running the Lok Sabha peacefully. Dec 4, 2014

Pak supports Hafiz Saeed___s rally, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Pakistan government has reportedly supported a rally of Jama_at-ud-Da_wah Chief Hafiz Saeed who is involved in various terrorist activities. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Pakistan has always been a supporter of terrorism. Congress leaders Rashid Alvi and Pramod Tiwari condemned this act of Pakistan and said the BJP government should take immediate steps to take up the issue with Pak. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that Pakistan has not done anything new by supporting terrorists. Dec 4, 2014