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Karachi, Aug 21 (ANI): Pakistan's Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah, has urged the government to raise the issue of "growing Indian aggression" against Pakistan at international fora.
Congress calls 12-hour-long shutdown in West Bengal Aug 18, 8:14 pm
Kolkata, Aug.18 (ANI): The opposition Congress party called for a 12-hour-long statewide shutdown in West Bengal on Tuesday to protest against what they called a dDeteriorating? law and order situation.
Pak opposition lawmaker wounded in Karachi Aug 18, 5:52 pm
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmaker Abdul Rashid Godil was shot at and wounded on Tuesday by motorcycle-riding unidentified gunmen here.
Sri Lanka: Rajapakse concedes election defeat Aug 18, 10:04 am
Columbo, Aug. 18 (ANI): Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse accepted his defeat in the parliamentary elections held on Monday but said that he would work as an opposition member of the parliament.
BJP as opposition had prevented the GST bill, reminds Cong Aug 14, 10:07 pm
Bengaluru, Aug. 14 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh hit back at Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during their time as opposition did not let the GST among other bills to pass in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.
Congress rattled by growth of PM Modi, says BJP Aug 14, 9:43 pm
Hyderabad, Aug. 14 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Congress after a complete wash out of the Monsoon session, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Friday said that the opposition is getting rattled by the growth of the Union Government and the decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that disruptions in the Parliament were a desperate attempt by the opposition to keep Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in focus at the cost of national interest.
New Delhi, Aug. 13 (ANI): After a complete wash out of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, NDA lawmakers on Thursday, took out a "Save Democracy" march against the opposition, holding the latter responsible for what they called a wasted session.
Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die Aug 13, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 13 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned sine die amid a continuing opposition ruckus after a brief sitting. The House bade farewell to three of its members who are set to retire in a few months.
Opposition protests in Parliament over Vyapam scam Aug 13, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 13 (ANI): The opposition staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament over the Vyapam scam here on Thursday.
BJP accuses Congress of placing obstacles in nation's growth Aug 12, 9:08 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the Congress party of placing obstacles in the nation's growth and said the opposition was running away from discussion to hide the truth.
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Turning emotional very briefly on Wednesday evening, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu accused the opposition of being extremely disrespectufl towards External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in not allowing her to defend herself against a Rahul Gandhi charge that former IPL czar Lalit Modi had paid Rs. 12 crores to her family to ensure his safety from the law of the land.
Rahul says Sushma world's first 'secret humanitarian' Aug 12, 6:57 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): Replying to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's feisty attack on the opposition's claims and accusations, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday described her as the world's first "secret humanitarian".
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Though the Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned for day on Wednesday due repeated disruptions by the opposition, the Standing Committee examining the Waqf Properties(Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Bill submitted its report.
New Delhi Aug 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday rubbished opposition charges that the BJP-led NDA is a government of corporates and alleged that the 'arrogant' Congress should not pose as an obstacle in the country's development path with its repeated obstructions in the Parliament.
Feisty Sushma guns for Congress' past misdemeanors, Lalit Gate Aug 12, 3:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): A feisty External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday trained her guns on the Congress Party, and specifically on its president and vice president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, to explain and justify the past alleged misdemeanors of the "First Family" and the party before targetting her on Lalit Gate . In gnoring the ruckus caused by the opposition, she forcefully stressed her innocence and added that she had done nothing wrong.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. amid raucous opposition protest Aug 12, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m. as it witnessed yet another day of opposition-related uproar over Lalit Gate and the Vyapam scam.
NDA Govt. responsible for obstructing country's progress: NCP Aug 12, 10:47 am
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is responsible for obstructing the country's progress, as they had opposed the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill when they were in the opposition.
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Expressing disappointment with the behaviour of the opposition MPs in the Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday said such behaviour does not suit the elected members.
Opposition calls for state-wide bandh in AP Aug 11, 10:25 am
Vishakhapatnam, Aug. 10 (ANI): Opposition parties called for a state wide bandh in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday demanding special status for the state.
Congress justifies protest, says BJP 'will discuss then dismiss' Aug 10, 11:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes on Monday justified the opposition protest in the Parliament and alleged that the ruling BJP would dismiss the matter after discussion.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Hitting out at the Congress for blocking the passage of GST Bill in the Parliament, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anurag Thakur on Monday challenged the opposition to have an open discussion about their issues in the Parliament.
P.L Punia says LARR Act 2013 is meant to be pursued Aug 10, 5:13 pm
New Delhi Aug 10 (ANI): Member of opposition in Rajya Sabha, P.L Punia on Monday alleged that the NDA Government is pro-industrialist and called on it to exercise restraint on the demand of the restoration of Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm Aug 10, 1:08 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m., after the opposition disrupted the proceedings in the Upper House of the Parliament.
Parliament logjam: Congress and its allies doing great disservice to India, says Naidu Aug 9, 10:29 pm
Chennai, Aug 9 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the Congress Party and its allies are doing a great disservice to this nation by not letting the Parliament function and appealed to the Opposition to respect the mandate of the people.
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