Yoga guru Ramdev on Monday said he would take a call on contesting the 2014 general elections depending upon the success of his agitation scheduled next month in Delhi.
"At this juncture I am concentrating on bringing back black money from abroad, for implementing a strong Lokpal Bill. However, if support pours in for Bharat Swabhiman Sangathan, I will think about joining mainstream politics," Ramdev told reporters.
He was in the city to garner support for the August 9 protest to be held in Delhi under the aegis of Bharat Swabhiman Sangathan. The proposed stir will be backed by Team Anna, Ramdev said, adding that "we have not decided when the agitation will end".
On allowing FDI in retail sector, Ramdev said doing so will only benefit foreign companies.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lashed out at the UPA government, saying the country is now facing a political paralysis. "I was watching UPA report card.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday suggested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the central government can buy back the shares held by public and go for delisting.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others are in the contest for two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, officials said here Thursday. The poll is slated for May 30.
President Pranab Mukherjee was accorded a ceremonial reception by Governor Urmila Singh and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
The Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded that a first information report (FIR) be filed against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit for allegedly misusing government funds for "political purpose".
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday promised to look into allowing Sikhs to wear turbans at work places and also while riding a motorcycle.
The parents of murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar have moved the Supreme Court yet again in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.