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Presidential Elections: Support Dr.Meira Kumar
Bihar and Jharkhand governments have no choice but to support Dr.Meira Kumar. As defeat of "Bihar ki Beti" will invariably bring Shame to the Biharis and Jharkhandis (or erstwhile unified Bihar). Do you think that, people of Bihar will leave Nitish Kumar Scott - free, if Dr.Meira Kumar loses ? So, Nitish Kumar has very little option left but to support, Dr.Meira Kumar.
Moreover, if Nitish Kumar wants to fall in the BJP's well calculated electoral TRAP no one can save him in the next election.
Also, I am surprised to see Mr.Navin Pattanayak, so easily chewing the RSS bait. Orissa is a state, where there is large chunk of Tribal Christian voters loyal to the BJD (Biju Janata Dal). I am still to fathom, BJD's sudden electoral gamble of siding with the RSS and the BJP; when Mr.Pattanayak has been maintaining distance from them since some time.
Besides, the election of Dr.Meira Kumar, who is educated, experienced and very sober, might also correct some of the historical mistakes of not making her father, the Prime Minister of India.
Also, I don't think all the Muslim and Christian MPs and MLAs from the TDP and TRS will ever support a RSS backed Candidate, who acted against Dalit Christian and Muslin reservations. Therefore, invariably cross voting will take place, which might give the underdog, Ms.Kumar, a win. Support Dr.Meira Kumar, give a conscience vote and make her the 2nd Female President of India.
All the best to Dr.Meira Kumar.....👍✌
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Steel imports from China nearly trebled during Apr-Jan: Govt
The country had imported 10.88 LT steel comprising 6.46 LT carbon steel and 441.70 LT ally/stainless variety during the entire 2013-14 fiscal.
"Carbon steel imports during the period (April-January) from China stood at 15.27 LT while alloy/stainless steel imports were at 13.76 LT", Minister of State for Steel and Mines Vishnu Deo Sai said in written reply to the Lok Sabha.
In 2012-13, imports were higher at 16.88 LT compared to 15.03 LT a year earlier.
"The global steel industry, including India, in general is going through a difficult phase," the minister said.
Replying to an another question, he said Steel Authority of India has entered into an "associateship agreement" with State Trading Corporation of India (STC) for supply of one LT steel rails to STC for exporting to its potential customers in Persian Gulf, which may include Iran.
"Against this agreement, so far no rails have been supplied, as the contract between STC and Indian Railways is not yet effective since Iranian Railways is yet to obtain necessary approvals," Deo said.
Courtesy: Business Standard