Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who made a surprise visit to various areas of his ministry
today expressed unhappiness over status of cleanliness in some rooms, loose wires hanging in corridors and poor upkeep of library books.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today blamed his party's split with Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party or the NCP on what he called the latter's "demonic aspirations and lust for power."
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, whose 25-year alliance with the BJP has just come unhinged, taunted his former political spouse today about the series of rallies it has planned in Maharashtra for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India could run out of a critical medicine in its free HIV/AIDS drugs programme in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling, a senior government official said, leaving more than 150,000 sufferers without life-saving drugs for about a month.