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Nehwal out of World Badminton Championship post straight sets loss to Xuerui  Aug 29, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal faced tough opposition in the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championship as she suffered a 21-15, 21-15 loss to world number one Li Xuerui of China in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Public sentiment in Pak still in favour of Sharif: PEW Study  Aug 28, 12:24 pm
Karachi, Aug. 28 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif still commands considerable public support, even as he faces a mounting challenge from the opposition, which is seeking a change in the system.
Uproar in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly  Aug 26, 4:02 pm
Srinagar, Aug 26(ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir state assembly today witnessed mayhem as the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) demanded proper rehabilitation for residents fleeing from the border areas.
147 leaders and activists of BNP-led alliance indicted for March 2013 violence  Aug 25, 2:03 pm
Dhaka, Aug.25 (ANI): A Dhaka court indicted 147 leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 18-party alliance (now 20-party), including then opposition chief Zainal Abdin Farroque in a case filed for assaulting police and blasting bombs near the BNP's Nayapaltan office during an anti-government movement in March last year.
LS speaker remains firm about not giving LoP to Congress  Aug 23, 4:45 pm
Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Aug. 23 (ANI): Reiterating her stand of not giving the Leader of Opposition (LoP) post to the Congress Party, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday said the former does not have the required one-tenth strength of members in the lower house of Parliament.
SC right to question Govt. on LoP issue: Sharad Yadav  Aug 22, 2:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 22 (ANI): Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President Sharad Yadav today said that the Supreme Court is right to question the government on the Leader of Opposition (LoP) issue, as the position plays an extremely important role in affairs of the country.
Ignoring LoP issue an assault on democracy: Congress  Aug 22, 2:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 22 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari today said that the presence of a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in parliament is extremely essential for the country and that ignoring the issue by not appointing the same is an assault on democracy.
Supreme Court gives Centre a month to explain why there is no LoP  Aug 22, 12:23 pm
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday asked the NDA Government at the Centre to explain why there is no Leader of Opposition in Parliament, and gave the former a month's time to come up with an answer on how it proposes to select Lokpal members, if such a post remains vacant or does not exist.
Lok Sabha Speaker rejects demand for LoS post; Cong to decide course of action  Aug 19, 10:02 pm
Gulbarga (Karnataka), Aug 19 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday indicated that his party will analyse Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision of not granting Leader of Opposition (LoP) status to the Congress party and then decide further course of action.
Pak troops put on 'high alert' as PTI prepares to enter prohibited 'Red Zone'  Aug 19, 3:06 pm
Islamabad, Aug 19 (ANI): In the wake of the announcement made by PTI chief Imran Khan vowing to lead the march into Islamabad's red zone after the expiry of his deadline, Pakistani troops have been asked to maintain a tight vigil to thwart any untoward incident likely to occur during the procession.
Thousands take to streets to oppose pro-democracy Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong  Aug 18, 1:54 pm
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Thousands of protestors have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to demonstrate their opposition to civil disobedience campaigns by a democratic activist group threatening mass civil disobedience.
State committee submits report on Saharanpur riots, panned by opposition leaders  Aug 17, 1:27 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 17 (ANI): A five-member state committee report was submitted to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today, which sought to probe the reasons for the Saharanpur riots.
BJP passing bills they opposed earlier: Congress  Aug 14, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that the budgets and the bills that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is passing in the parliament while in power today are the same ones that they had opposed when they were in the opposition.
Opposition forces Insurance Bill into Select Committee  Aug 14, 3:13 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): The Insurance Bill has been sent to the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha after the government was unable to garner the support of the opposition. The bill proposes to hike foreign direct investment in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent.
Shah lashes out at Congress, urges NDA ministers to fulfill poll promises  Aug 9, 1:05 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah lashed out at the Congress Party on Saturday, saying, the fact that it could not even become the principal opposition party in parliament, was not an ordinary happening, but a significant change hopefully for the better.
SC dismisses plea against AG's opinion on LOP issue  Aug 8, 3:49 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea against Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi's opinion on the Leader of Opposition issue where the latter had stated that the Congress Party had no claim to the position in the Lok Sabha.
BJP, opposition indulge in war of words over Beniwal's sacking  Aug 7, 7:26 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): The row over the sacking of Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal refuses to die down as opposition leaders continue to question the NDA government over the sacking, while BJP leaders have defended the government over her sacking.
Opposition leaders up in arms over increase in FDI cap in Railways, Defence  Aug 7, 2:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Opposition leaders have come out strongly against the reported hike in FDI cap in Defence and Railways by saying that they will oppose this move of the NDA government.
Govt., opposition on collision course over removal of Mizoram governor  Aug 7, 12:49 pm
New Delhi/Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug 7 (ANI): Dr. Kamla Beniwal's removal as Mizoram Governor has stirred a political hornet's nest, between the NDA Government and the opposition, with both holding on to their views on this issue fiercely.
Rahul angry over LoP issue, has nothing to do with communal violence: BJP  Aug 6, 2:39 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anurag Thakur today said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's decision to walk into the Well of the Lok Sabha for the first time to voice his protest, had nothing to with the issue of communal violence, but rather had more to do with his anger and irritation over his party being denied the post of Leader of Opposition.
Congress leaders want government to give proper solution for CSAT  Aug 5, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug.5 (ANI): The Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and former Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Congress Party leader Manish Tewari said on Tuesday that the government needs to come out with a proper solution to the issue of CSAT.
Nawaz Sharif ready to address oppositions' concerns  Aug 4, 9:14 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said that the government is ready to address oppositions' concerns.
Govt., opposition parties discuss Insurance Bill, agree to hold another meeting (Update:- Insurance Bill  Aug 4, 2:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): The government and leaders of parties opposing the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2008 and other parties in the Rajya Sabha today held a meeting to share each other's concerns in the matter.
Punjab is the most peaceful state in the country says CM Badal  Aug 2, 7:02 pm
Lambi (Punjab), 2, August, 2014 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today outrightly refuted allegations leveled by the opposition regarding the law and order problem in the state.
Shiv Sena faces opposition flak over editorial on rape in 'Saamna'  Aug 2, 1:43 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 2 (ANI): Opposition leaders today criticised the Shiv Sena over its controversial editorial on rape cases in its mouthpiece 'Saamna'.