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Swamy seeks Azad's apology; Cong dares govt. to prove charges Apr 29, 7:06 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Seeking an apology from Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad for speaking a blatant lie that they had blacklisted Finmeccanica, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday demanded either the leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha tender an apology or the breach of privilege committee passes a censure with some punishment on him.
Congress should trust Italian court's decision: Jitendra Singh Apr 28, 2:22 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 28 (ANI): Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitender Singh on Thursday appealed to the opposition Congress party not to disrupt proceedings in Parliament, and warned that continuing with tactic would eventually go against the latter.
Pankaja Munde, Vinod Tawade being unfairly targeted, says Maharashtra's finance minister Apr 28, 10:01 am
Mumbai, Apr.28 (ANI): Maharashtra's Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has strongly come out in defence of fellow ministerial colleagues Pankaja Munde (state rural development minister) and Vinod Tawade (state education minister), saying both were being unfairly and unnecessarily criticized by the opposition as well as key ally, the Shiv Sena.
Two amendments to Sindh Local Govt. Act passed Apr 27, 6:24 pm
Karachi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Two amendments to the Sindh Local Government Act was passed by the Sindh Assembly on Wednesday despite protests and slogans by the opposition leaders.
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): With the political slugfest between the government and the opposition escalating over the AgustaWestland chopper deal, former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said there is no case in the matter.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): With the main opposition the Congress party demanding a discussion on the issue of imposition of President's Rule in Uttarakhand, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed repeated adjournments in pre-lunch session.
Congress blasts 'soft' BJP for surrendering before Pak Apr 26, 2:21 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Former union minister and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday accused the ruling BJP of retracting from its earlier stand on Pakistan and alleged that the latest political development between the two Asian neighbours is a clear indication that there has been a toned down approach on part of the ruling dispensation.
Complaint lodged against Achuthanandan for his remarks on Chandy Apr 25, 11:31 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr. 25 (ANI): A complaint was lodged against opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan for his remarks against Kerala Chief Minister Ommen Chandy on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): Training all guns at former home minister P. Chidambaram over his comments that the affidavit controversy in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case was only an attempt to divert attention from the real issue, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the issue is very serious and the opposition leader should not make such frivolous comments.
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Around 20 Congress Members of Parliament, including Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and senior leader K.C. Venugopal, observed a sit down protest near the well of the Lower House as the Uttarakhand issue dominated proceedings on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Opposition parties on Monday criticised Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal's demand for files related to Operation Blue Star be made public.
PM Modi hopes for productive second budget session Apr 25, 11:11 am
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to the political leadership of the country, including those from the opposition, to make the second half of the budget session of parliament as productive as the first.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The second part of the Parliament session is beginning today.
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): Expressing disappointment over the Centre's stand on the political turmoil in Uttarakhand, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has on the eve of the Budget Session said that the Congress Party may bring a resolution condemning the move of the ruling dispensation.
Congress will not stall house but oppose govt.: Ghulam Nabi Azad Apr 24, 7:14 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): On the eve of the Budget Session, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has said the Congress Party will not disrupt the proceedings in Parliament but oppose the government.
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): On the eve of the Budget Session, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that the Congress Party would not support the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Parliament.
Lahore, Apr. 23(ANI): Amid the controversy surrounding the offshore assets owned by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, opposition parties here have stepped up pressure on the former and suggested various investigation options.
U' khand HC order an embarrassment for Modi Govt.: Yechury Apr 22, 4:55 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury today said the Uttarakhand High Court's verdict quashing President's rule in the hill state has come as an embarrassment for Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and alleged the BJP is trying to grab power in the states ruled by opposition parties.
Opposition Congress strike paralyses normal life in Tripura Apr 18, 11:34 am
Agartala, Apr.18 (ANI): A strike organized by the opposition Congress Party paralysed normal life in Left-ruled Tripura on Monday.
'Krishna ki chetawani' for opponents in UP Apr 15, 1:54 pm
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Apr.15 (ANI): BJP's new Uttar Pradesh chief Keshav Maurya has been depicted as Lord Krishna in posters put up by his party workers in Varanasi, while opposition leaders have been portrayed as Kauravas.
Tripura Congress leader resigns from CLP post in protest against tie-up with Left in Bengal Apr 8, 1:26 pm
Agartala (Tripura), Apr. 8 (ANI): Tripura Opposition Leader and Tripura's Congress Legislature Party (CLP) MLA Sudip Roy Barman resigned from the post of Opposition Leader in protest against the Congress-Left Front election alliance in West Bengal and said that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) would have been a better friend.
Telangana Assembly passes bill to hike legislators' salaries Mar 29, 1:20 pm
Hyderabad, Mar. 29 (ANI): The Telangana Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill to hike legislator's salaries and allowances of the state legislators including the Chief Minister, Speaker, deputy Speaker of Assembly, Council of Ministers, chairman and deputy chairman of Legislative Council, Leader of Opposition in Assembly and Council, Government Whips, MLAs and MLCs.
Agartala (Tripura), Mar. 29 (ANI): The ruling CPI-M has rubbished the opposition Congress party's allegation on Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar being either directly or indirectly involved in the assassination of his former cabinet colleague and Health Minister Bimal Sinha.
Agartala (Tripura), Mar. 28 (ANI): Levelling serious allegations against Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, Leader of Opposition in the Tripura Assembly Sudip Roy Burman on Monday said that the former was either directly or indirectly involved in the assassination of former health minister Bimal Sinha.
Modi mocks Left, TMC, says both responsible for downfall of WB Mar 27, 9:26 pm
Kharagpur (WB) Mar 27 (ANI): In an endeavour to woo electorates of poll bound West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a jibe at West Bengal Government and Opposition and said that both the parties in past three decades have ruined the state.
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