He wants to invoke the threat of polls (new elections), which the allies do not obviously want at this stage.

These senseless acts of violence are being committed in a nefarious attempt to disrupt the even tempo of our lives and to upset India's unity and integrity.

He has the best wishes of the entire nation. Let's hope he recovers very soon.

It is a matter of grave concern that at a time when the inquiry was already going on against some MPs on allegations of having accepted money for questions in the House, fresh allegations have come up against other MPs.

I deeply mourn the occasion (the riots).