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Ruckus in J-K assembly continues over Handwara killings May 27, 10:59 am
Srinagar, May 27 (ANI): Following the uproar by Opposition parties over Handwara unrest where five civilians were killed by security forces, ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly continued for the second day on Friday.
Bajrang Dal self-defence camp politicised to defame PM Modi: VHP May 26, 1:49 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Justifying the Bajrang Dal's annual self-defence camp in Ayodhya, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday alleged that the opposition parties were highlighting this episode to gain political mileage and defame Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Wednesday came to the rescue of his party colleague Digvijaya Singh facing the Opposition wrath for his comments on the 2008 Batla House encounter, saying there are many things which have evolved with the passage of time and a judicial probe will bring clarity on the issue.
Nepal PM Oli calls for all party meeting May 24, 2:27 pm
Kathmandu, May 24(ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called a meeting of political parties including the ruling parties, the main opposition Nepali Congress party and the constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front today.
Oli to hold meeting with opposition, protesting parties May 23, 8:49 pm
Kathmandu, May 23 (ANI): Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has called on the ruling coalition, main opposition Nepali Congress and the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) for a meeting on Tuesday.
Islamabad, May 21(ANI): Opposition parties in Pakistan have decided to give representation to the Muttahida Qami Movement (MQM) in the joint parliamentary committee set up to formulate terms of reference (ToR) for the proposed Panama Commission.
Pak may get disputed F-16s by July end, says US May 20, 1:27 pm
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Defence experts in Washington D.C. anticipate Pakistan getting the disputed F-16 fighter aircrafts by the end of July despite strong opposition from American lawmakers.
Muzaffarabad, May 19 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said his party will continue to expose Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's alleged corruption over the Panama leakage even if other opposition parties do not support the movement.
Kolkata, May 19 (ANI): Thanking the people whom she dubbed 'the biggest pillar of democracy' for her party's splendid win in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged that smear campaign and conspiracies were hatched against her, adding that she would never support the ideologically different BJP.
Court will take a view on Malegaon blast: Jaitley May 16, 4:40 pm
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Rubbishing the opposition's assertion that the Centre is interfering with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the manner in which the credibility of some of these investigating agencies have declined was a record.
U.S. report on Chinese military misrepresented: Defense Ministry May 15, 12:08 pm
Beijing, May 15 (ANI): The Chinese Defense Ministry has expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to a Pentagon report on Beijing's military, saying it has misrepresented the country's military development.
Major parties fail to forge consensus on Nepal's Parliamentary Hearing Committee strength May 15, 11:58 am
Kathmandu, May 14 (ANI): A high-level meeting of Nepal's major political parties has failed to forge consensus on the disputed issues of Parliamentary Regulations as the ruling and the opposition locked horns to their old stances regarding the strength of the Parliamentary Hearing Committee(PHC).
Dhaka, May 14 (ANI): Though the Government of Bangladesh and the ruling Awami League (AL) have faced considerable flak from neighbouring Pakistan, human rights groups and opposition Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders and activists for going ahead with the decision to execute JeI Amir and former cabinet minister Matiur Rahman Nizami, there is no doubt in the minds of the majority that his ties with Pakistan were deep-rooted in both nature and fact.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): With the opposition targeting the Centre for a clean chit to six accused of the 2008 Malegaon blast case, launching a counter attack, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) M.P. Subramanian Swamy on Friday said the government should do something good for them (the six accused) so that they could forget their 12 years and mark an inquiry to expose the Congress' design.
Coimbatore, May 13 (ANI): With the Congress alleging that the Malegaon blast accused were set free because they have links with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Centre on Friday dubbed the opposition's charge that the government trying to influence the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as "baseless", saying it has no face to make any comments.
Sharif to clarify his position on Panama leaks in Parliament May 13, 12:20 pm
Islamabad, May 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accused the opposition of needless public uproar on Panama leaks since he has already written to the Chief Justice to investigate the offshore accounts of the Pakistanis.
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Hitting back at former union law minister Kapil Sibal for his remark that besides apologising to the Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should sack the minister who had advised him to impose President's rule in the hill state, Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that it has become a fashion among the opposition leaders to rake up the Prime Minister's name to make headlines.
Lahore, May 11 (ANI): Weighing in on the government-opposition tussle over the Panama Papers expose, Pakistan Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif has called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resolve the issue at the earliest.
Patna, May 9 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the Opposition is making desperate attempts to politicise the Gaya road rage case for petty political gains while asserting that the guilty would not be spared.
Chit fund scam: impasse continues in Odisha assembly May 7, 2:52 pm
Bhubaneswar, May. 7 (ANI): The impasse over the chit fund scam continued in the Odisha assembly with opposition Congress and Bharatiya JP demanding resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the issue.
Sadiq Khan appointed as first Muslim mayor of London May 7, 2:22 pm
London, May 7(ANI): Sadiq Khan, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday, seeing off a Conservative challenger who attempted to link him to extremism and securing a much-needed victory for his opposition Labour Party.
Opposition halting Pakistan's progress, says Sharif May 6, 5:25 pm
Sukkur, May 6 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday took another swing at his political opponents likening them to 'terrorists' halting the country's progress.
NC,UCPN-M,UDMF join hands to topple Oli govt. in Nepal May 5, 12:53 pm
Kathmandu, May. 5 (ANI): Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, has joined hands with the second-largest ruling coalition partner Unified CPN-Maoist and agitating Madhes-based parties to topple Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli-led government in the country.
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): With the Opposition demanding a Supreme Court monitored time bound CBI probe into AgustaWestland kickback case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the gaining momentum of investigation has forced the Congress to make such assertions.
Ruckus in RS as Parrikar speaks on AgustaWestland deal May 4, 2:50 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Despite stiff opposition from the Congress, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that he only wanted to give chronology of the events with regard to corruption in the Rs. 3,600-crore sale of 12 VVIP choppers to India.
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