BeyondHeadlines News Desk
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said that he did not object to Rahul Gandhi succeeding him but that no such discussions were currently taking place within the ruling party.
Singh, in a meeting with editors today, dismissed suggestions that he was a lame duck prime minister. He said a government reshuffle was in the works, but gave no further details.
Singh also said he expected inflation, the highest of a major Asian economy, was expected to moderate by March next year.
Lok Sabha polls, had filed a defamation suit against the PDP president, who had accused him of rigging elections by indulging in booth capturing.
Mehbooba had approached the High Court, seeking dismissal of the suit in the trial court. However, the High court dismissed the PDP leader’s petition and directed the trial court to go ahead with the proceedings. The PDP president was given bail after furnishing a bond of Rs 20,000 and two sureties of the same amount.