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Congress doesn't need 'certificate' on fighting terrorism from BJP, says Anand Sharma Jul 30, 6:32 pm
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Shortly after Arun Jaitley lambasted the opposition for disrupting parliamentary proceedings during the discussion on the Gurdaspur terror attack and squarely blamed the Congress for presenting India as a divided house in the aftermath of the attack, Congress leader Anand Sharma said that his party did not need a 'certificate' from the Union Finance Minister or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on fighting terrorism.
New Delhi, Jul 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday lashed out at the opposition for disrupting parliamentary proceedings during the discussion on the Gurdaspur terror attack and sought an explanation from Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the contradictory statements made by her party leaders over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon.
Opposition disrupts Rajnath's statement on Gurdaspur attack, RS adjourned for the day Jul 30, 2:33 pm
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were disrupted by the opposition on Thursday even as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was making a statement on the recent Gurdaspur terror attack.
India should say no to death penalty, says CPI's D Raja Jul 29, 8:05 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Reiterating his party's opposition to capital punishment, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Wednesday said India should say no to the death penalty.
Tsipras warns of early elections over opposition to key reforms Jul 29, 6:41 pm
New York, July 29 (ANI): Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has warned the radical left Syriza loyalists that he would have to announce early elections if the rebels keep opposing key reforms demanded for a new international bailout.
Monsoon Session: Rudy taunts Kharge Jul 27, 7:17 pm
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Monday rubbished Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge's charges that the Congress leaders were not allowed to speak in the house.
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The deadlock continued in Parliament on the fifth day of the Monsoon Session, with the opposition forcing the adjournment of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha several times during the day through slogan shouting and protests.
Kharge's salvo at Speaker: 'If House was not in order, how were other party leaders allowed to speak' Jul 27, 3:29 pm
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday said that the Congress leaders were not allowed to speak in the house, adding that the Speaker allowed leaders of other parties to speak.
Venkaiah Naidu appeals to all parties to speak in one voice on Gurdaspur terror attack Jul 27, 2:21 pm
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): In wake of the gruesome terror attack in Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday appealed to the opposition parties to speak in one voice and not politicise the matter.
New Delhi, Jul 23 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Dr. Jitendra Singh on Friday dubbed the ongoing deadlock in the Parliament over the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam as 'extremely unfortunate' and hoped that the Congress and other opposition members would take up some responsibility and live up to the expectations of the people.
Opposition running away from debate, says Rajnath Jul 24, 11:56 am
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday accused the opposition parties of running away from a debate, even though the government is ready to engage with them.
Monsoon storm: Lok Sabha adjourned till Monday Jul 24, 11:22 am
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): For the fourth day in a row, the Lok Sabha faced yet another adjournment in the ongoing Monsoon Session, amid continuing opposition uproar.
BJP MPs protest against Congress in Parliament Jul 24, 10:40 am
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Seeking to provide the opposition a taste of its own medicine, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs on Friday staged a protest against Congress Chief Minister Harish Rawat at the Gandhi statue in Parliament.
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday accused Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of attempting to mislead the nation that the opposition has not asked for the resignation of tainted ministers and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was aware of the help provided to former IPL chief Lalit Modi by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Third day of Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon Jul 23, 12:55 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till noon after a united opposition continued with their protest and demanded the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
Monsoon Session: LS adjourned for the day, RS till 2 p.m. Jul 23, 12:33 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was on Thursday adjourned for the day as the united opposition cornered the government for not initiating action against the tainted ministers.
LS adjourned till noon Jul 23, 11:40 am
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till noon after the opposition parties continued with their protest over the Vyapam scam and the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi.
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, facing heat over allegedly favouring Lalit Modi, a business and sports tycoon living in London, who faces allegations of tax evasion, courted fresh trouble on Wednesday by tweeting that a senior leader of the opposition Congress party had approached her for a diplomatic passport for an accused in the multi-billion dollar coal scam.
Sumitra Mahajan hopes members observe parliamentary decorum Jul 22, 5:44 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Following uproarious scenes by the opposition parties on the controversy surrounding former IPL boss Lalit Modi and other issues, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday expressed hope that the members would observe parliamentary decorum.
'Opposition unable to point out law breached by EAM': Jaitley Jul 22, 2:21 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday strongly claimed that nobody in the opposition has been able to point out the law breached by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with regard to facilitating the release of travel documents related to former IPL czar Lalit Modi.
Vyapam scam: MP Assembly adjourned sine die Jul 22, 2:21 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday was adjourned sine die following an uproar by the opposition over Vyapam scam.
Obstructive opposition unfortunately preventing Sushma's statement on Lalit Gate: Rajnath Jul 22, 1:59 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said it was unfortunate that an obstructive opposition is preventing a willing External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj from giving a statement in the House on the 'baseless' allegations levelled against her with regard to her involvement in facilitating the clearance of travel documents linked to former IPL czar Lalit Modi.
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): After functioning for just eight minutes, after reconvening at 12:30 p.m. for a third time, the Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m. following the logjam over the Vyapam scam and Lalit Gate.
Lok Sabha adjourned till noon over Lalit Gate uproar Jul 22, 11:25 am
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till noon amid massive opposition uproar over the Lalit Modi controversy.
'Scam-free' govt. has done nothing immoral: Venkaiah Naidu Jul 21, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): With a united opposition stalling parliamentary proceedings and refusing for a debate on the Lalit Modi controversy, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the 'scam-free' government has done nothing illegal or immoral.
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