Gurgaon: The condition of former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral is “very critical”, doctors said yesterday. Gujral, 93, was admitted to the Medicity Medanta Hospital here with a lung infection on November 19, and is still on the ventilator. “He is very critical, medicines are not showing much effect, good wishes can help him better,” a senior medical consultant, who did not wish to be named, said. Another senior consultant at the hospital termed Gujral’s condition “critical but stable”. “The condition of the former prime minister is critical but stable and changing minute by minute,” admitted the consultant, also speaking on the condition of anonymity.
Show cause notice issued to Jethmalani
New Delhi: The Hindu nationalist outfit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has issued a show cause notice to suspended Member of Parliament Ram Jethmalani for allegedly breaking party discipline. The party has asked Jethmalani to reply within 10 days why he should not be expelled from the BJP. Reacting to the news, Jethmalani said, “I’m totally indifferent, will you stop this. I will not allow this to happened. I don’t like this kind of thing. I am indifferent. Whatever they do doesn’t bother me in the least.”
“The Parliamentary Board confirmed the decision of national president Nitin Gadkari to immediately suspend Ram Jethmalani for his indiscipline and anti-party activities. He has also been issued a notice on why he should not be expelled from the party for six years,” BJP general secretary Ananth Kumar said.
BSP demands president’s rule in UP
Lucknow: The opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh yesterday attacked the Samajwadi Party-led government on the deteriorating law and order situation and demanded imposition of president’s rule in the state.