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New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The opposition on Monday reiterated its demands for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement on the conversion issue, forcing the Rajya Sabha to hold repeated adjournments, as the House failed to conduct legislative business for the sixth day.
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Monday was adjourned till 2 p.m. after the deadlock between the government and the opposition benches on the issue of religious conversion refused to die down.
Opposition protests in Parliament over black money Dec 22, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): Opposition parties, including the Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Janata Dal staged a protest against the government in Parliament on Monday over the black money issue.
BJP says no objection over Janata Parivar protest Dec 22, 11:17 am
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it had no objection with the ongoing protest against the government by the Janata Parivar, saying the opposition had the right to express its concerns.
Chennai, Dec. 21 (ANI): Setting the ball before the opposition to take a stand on the issue of forced conversions in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has amply made it clear that it is ready to introduce an anti-conversion law to stop such acts.
Hindu Mahasabha plans for Godse statue, opposition cries foul Dec 19, 3:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 19 (ANI): Leaders of opposition parties on Friday strongly criticized the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's views regarding Mahatma Gandhi's assassinator Nathuram Godse and the Centre's silence regarding the same, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a stand on the matter.
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Criticising the opposition for stalling the house on the conversion issue, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asserted that the government cannot be made to accept what the opposition wants, and added that agreeing to disagree is the beauty of democracy.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till Friday following uproar over conversion issue(Update:Parliament) Dec 18, 3:19 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 18 (ANI): With a united opposition mounting pressure on the government and demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the religious conversion row, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 11 a.m. Friday, following uproar over the issue .
New Delhi, Dec. 18 (ANI): With a united opposition mounting pressure on the government and demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the religious conversion row, the Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m. following uproar over the issue.
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Pandemonium and uproar continued to dominate proceedings in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, with a relentless opposition repeatedly demanding a debate on the conversion issue under Rule 267 and a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jaitley says arrogant opposition not letting Rajya Sabha function Dec 18, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 18 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the Rajya Sabha is not being able to function due to the arrogance of the opposition parties.
Opposition stalls proceedings in Rajya Sabha, demands PM make statement on conversion issue Dec 17, 12:22 pm
New Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): The opposition stalled proceedings in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday over a repeated demand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi be called to the Upper House to make a statement on the conversion row that has hogged national headlines for the past few days.
TMC MPs protests in Parliament accusing govt. of functioning in an undemocratic way Dec 17, 12:01 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Trinamool Congress Members of Parliament on Wednesday staged a protest outside Parliament by tying black cloths around their mouths, while accusing the Central Government of using the CBI to subjugate state governments and for not giving the opposition an opportunity to speak.
Billawar (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec. 16 (ANI): Taking political potshots at the National Conference (NC) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused both of practicing dynastic politics in Jammu and Kashmir, adding that they work only for their families.
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday said that the opposition is unanimous in its decision that the Rajya Sabha won't be allowed to function until Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the House and participates in the debate and gives a reply on the issue of forced conversion.
New Delhi, Dec. 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday criticized the opposition parties for disrupting the proceedings in the Parliament, saying their demand to call Prime Minister Narendra Modi for discussion on the issue of religious conversions is uncalled for as the matter pertains to Home Ministry.
New Delhi, Dec. 15 (ANI): Lashing out at the opposition parties for creating a ruckus over the religious conversion issue, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Yogi Adityanath on Monday stated that the former had run out of issues and did not want a discussion on anything.
German court denies Edward Snowden entry into Berlin Dec 13, 12:18 pm
London, Dec 13 (ANI): German court has made an order rejecting attempts by opposition parties to bring U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden to Berlin.
Religious conversion issue: Opposition should present a united proposal, says Amit Shah Dec 12, 8:39 pm
Raipur, Dec. 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Friday said that the opposition parties should bring forth a united proposal to deal with the issue of religious conversions, rather than disrupting the Parliament.
Govt. condemns BJP MP's remark on Godse, slams opposition Dec 12, 5:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 12 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the government condemns BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj's remark describing Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a 'patriot', and accused the Congress party of raising this issue unnecessarily to disrupt the proceedings in the Parliament.
Congress demands unconditional apology from Sakshi Maharaj for controversial Godse remark Dec 12, 5:37 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 12 (ANI): The opposition stalled proceedings in the Lok Sabha on Friday over a demand that the remarks made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj on Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse were completely unacceptable and untenable, and demanded an unconditional apology from the former as well as from the Prime Minister.
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): The Lok Sabha witnessed uproar by the opposition parties on Thursday demanding an explanation from the BJP-led government at the Centre over the conversions organized in Agra reportedly by groups linked to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Colombo, Dec.9 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his challenger and common opposition candidate, former health minister of government Maithripala Sirisena have officially entered the ring to contest for the country's top post.
Dhanbad, (Jharkhand), Dec. 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there is a bankruptcy of issues among opposition parties, as they have nothing to say against his government.
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, opposition leaders on Monday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's push for declaring the Bhagwat Gita a national scripture, saying that the party was trying to impose a dangerous ideological position which is detrimental to the nation's unity.
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