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Dattatreya calls for 'peaceful' Budget Session Feb 7, 6:25 pm
Hyderabad, Feb. 7 (ANI): Expressing hope that the Opposition would cooperate in passage of important legislations in the Parliament, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Sunday called for a peaceful Budget Session, which runs in a disciplined and constructive manner.
No room for violence in 'ahimsa' loving Bihar: Lalu Feb 7, 5:43 pm
Patna, Feb. 7 (ANI): Hitting out at the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) over assertions that the law and order situation was deteriorating in Bihar under the rule of the grand alliance, Rastriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday said that the opposition was trying the create the illusion of 'jungle raj' and asserted that the state had no room for violence.
Lanka's opposition party protests on UN Human Rights Chief visit Feb 7, 12:18 pm
Colombo, Feb.7 (ANI): The National Freedom Front (NFF), Sri Lanka's opposition political party led by MP Wimal Weerawansa has organized a protest in Colombo against the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein.
Lucknow, Feb. 6 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Congress Member of Parliament Raj Babbar's application for receiving a monthly pension of Rs 50,000 as a Yash Bharti awardee, Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) said Saturday that it proves that even the opposition has approved the good governance that prevails in the state.
Solar Scam: Ruckus in Kerala Assembly, Opposition stages walkout Feb 5, 10:40 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 5 (ANI): Protests broke out in the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Friday over the solar scam as opposition LDF lawmakers staged a walk-out during Governor P. Sathasivam's speech on the opening day of the budget session.
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): With the Budget Session approaching, the Centre on Wednesday invited the opposition to take part in a comprehensive debate or discussion on a range of issues likely to be raised in the Parliament.
Opposition slams CM Naidu for Kapu agitation Feb 1, 9:34 am
Vijayawada, Feb. 1 (ANI): Leaders from the opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh on Monday cornered Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu over the violent protests by the Kapu community, saying that the latter must fulfill promise made to the community prior to polls.
RSS stands for 'Ready for Selfless Service': Naidu Jan 31, 3:17 pm
Hyderabad, Jan.31 (ANI): Union Minister and BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the RSS stands for 'Ready for Selfless Service' and thus the Opposition has no moral right to criticise the 'most patriotic organisation in the country'.
Kerala solar scam: The story so far Jan 29, 2:35 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 29 (ANI): As protests gather pace across Kerala over allegations against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the solar scam case, police and opposition activists clashed on streets of the capital.
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of attempting to destabilise all the opposition-ruled states, the Congress on Wednesday alleged that this exposed the 'monarch and dictator' mindset of the ruling BJP's top leadership.
Congress, BJP lock horns over President's rule in Arunachal Jan 27, 12:31 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 27 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee's decision to impose President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh has led to a war of words between the ruling dispensation and the Opposition.
Former B'desh PM Khaleda Zia charged with sedition Jan 26, 10:25 am
Lahore, Jan. 26 (ANI): Bangladesh's former prime minister and head of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party Khaleda Zia was slapped with charges of sedition and has been ordered to appear in court.
New Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Upping the ante against the Centre, the Congress delegation on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee to convey him of the 'onslaught' by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to destabilise border-states, especially Arunachal Pradesh.
Govt. recommends President's rule in Arunachal; Oppn cries foul Jan 24, 1:22 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has recommended President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh.
Shah's reappointment as BJP president a 'good omen': Congress Jan 24, 11:38 am
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday dubbed Amit Shah's reappointment as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president a 'good omen' and said that it would provide an opportunity for the Opposition to make a comeback.
AAP defends expenses on ads, says it's for informing people Jan 23, 1:52 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government which is facing flaks from the opposition for spending nearly Rs.60 crores in 11 months, on Saturday defended the move saying it has been done for informing the people.
Opposition equates Kejriwal to Congress for missing 1984 files Jan 22, 12:46 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): The opposition on Friday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the alleged missing files of the 1984 Sikh riots, saying the former was 'hand in glove with the Congress'.
New Delhi, Jan. 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged that an opportunist Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is trying to score some political brownie points out of a very tragic incident in the University of Hyderabad.
Nitish silences critics, says no law and order problem in Bihar Jan 17, 4:39 pm
Patna, Jan.17 (ANI): With the opposition leaving no stone unturned in highlighting the deteriorating law and order situation under the regime of the grand alliance in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said that incidents of crime take place on a daily basis in the world and, therefore, it was not right to exaggerate each and every incident.
New Delhi, Jan. 13 (ANI): Asserting that the Nitish Kumar government is functioning in an effective manner, the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday attempted to downplay the row over Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's interference in the state of affairs in Bihar and said that false and baseless stories were being circulated by the opposition.
Naidu meets Sonia on GST, seeks support Jan 7, 11:27 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 7 (ANI): In an effort to get the opposition on board to get the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Real Estate Bills passed, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday held a meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to seek their cooperation for.
GST deadlock: Govt. reaches out to Opposition Jan 7, 12:08 pm
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): As the deadlock over passage of the Good and Services Tax (GST) Bill continues, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu met former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi here on Thursday and discussed the concerns raised by the opposition on this issue.
Govt. follows zero tolerance on terrorism: Naqvi Jan 3, 3:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 3 (ANI): Attempting to silence the opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in the wake of the Pathankot terror attack, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday reiterated that the ruling dispensation follows zero tolerance policy on terrorism.
New Delhi, Jan. 3 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday accused the Congress of now cooperating in the passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Winter Session of Parliament because of its ego and expressed hope that the opposition cooperates with the government so that the development of the nation is not stalled.
New Delhi, Jan. 3 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday said that the BJP-led NDA Government should take the opposition into confidence and resolve all contention issues through discussion for smooth passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Parliament.
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