Former Union Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi took a dig at the Narendra Modi government, saying the country needs better tracks and not bullet trains.
05 Aug 2015, 8.34 am | Source: IBNLive.com
Congress workers, led by senior vice-president of the state unit Sham Lal Sharma and other leaders, took out a protest march from outside the party office. However, they were halted by the police as Section 144 has been imposed in...
04 Aug 2015, 4.42 pm | Source: PTI
Indian politics has no place for technocrats in actual positions of power. They have a future only in support functions, and that too depends on their willingness to play the loyal yes-man to powerful leaders.
04 Aug 2015, 10.11 am | Source: Firstpost.com
The 30-member Joint Committee of Parliament has likely suggested the government withdraw six key amendments, including the proposal to remove the key consent clause and requirement to submit social impact assessment (SIA) from the...
03 Aug 2015, 6.51 pm | Source: IBNLive.com
"For the greater interest of Parliamentary democracy, we are opposed to suspension of 25 Lok Sabha MPs. We are not attending Lok Sabha from tomorrow," Bandyopadhyay said in a statement.
03 Aug 2015, 6.25 pm | Source: PTI
Congress-led opposition parties continued to stall the proceedings of Parliament, inviting the ire of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who went on to suspend at least 25 opposition MPs for five days.
03 Aug 2015, 6.17 pm | Source: PTI
In an article in the Outlook magazine, Varun said death sentence only legalises vengeance and ought to be done away with. He argued that death penalty has historically enabled tyranny and that its utility of is proving to be anach...
01 Aug 2015, 3.48 pm | Source: IBNLive.com
NDA constituent Shiv Sena, which has reservations over the land bill, on Tuesday joined a meeting of opposition parties to work out a strategy to thwart the proposed changes in the 2013 law which are up for consideration before a ...
28 Jul 2015, 9.36 pm | Source: PTI
Amid its standoff with the Delhi Police, the AAP government will discuss threadbare the issue of women security and propose setting up of a Commission of Enquiry to probe alleged police inaction in cases of sexual harassment, duri...
27 Jul 2015, 4.03 pm | Source: PTI
Congress will not allow Parliament to function till the ministers whose names have surfaced in Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam resign, party leader Ashwani Kumar said on Saturday, stressing that it was opposition's right "t...
25 Jul 2015, 4.30 pm | Source: PTI
Lok Sabha failed to transact any business for the second straight day as confrontation between ruling and opposition sides intensified with BJP hitting back at Congress by raking up certain comments of Robert Vadra and demanding a...
24 Jul 2015, 4.24 pm | Source: PTI
In a direct attack on the Centre, the AAP-led Delhi government has put up posters across the national capital requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the city dispensation to work.
24 Jul 2015, 7.56 am | Source: PTI
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi led the attack on the Prime Minister, for what he called failure to deliver on his electoral promise of ensuring a corruption free government.
23 Jul 2015, 5.08 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of betraying the people who voted for him in General Elections 2014.
23 Jul 2015, 2.03 pm | Source: IBNLive.com
Even as Parliament has turned into a warzone with the government and the opposition up in arms against each other since the onset of the Monsoon Session, there is something that still unites our MPs across party lines – a design...
23 Jul 2015, 2.03 pm | Source: IBNLive.com
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are locked in an all out war over tit-for-tat corruption charges, suggesting that even the third day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament will be a washout.
23 Jul 2015, 8.31 am | Source: IBNLive.com
As the issue rocked Parliament for the second day, Finance Minister Arun Jailey lashed out at the opposition saying it is "weak on arguments and strong on disturbance".
22 Jul 2015, 7.13 pm | Source: PTI
Making his stand clear in the contentious Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan wrote a letter to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shanta Kumar replying to the queries that he had raised.
22 Jul 2015, 9.09 am | Source: IBNLive.com
On the first day of the proceeding of the Monsoon session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha faced three back-to-back adjournments after Opposition created uproar seeking Sushma's resignation in the row over alleged links with former Indi...
21 Jul 2015, 5.20 pm | Source: IBNLive.com
India's main opposition Congress party will not support a landmark tax reform in a parliamentary session that begins on Tuesday unless Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses its concerns about the measure, a senior lawmaker of the...
21 Jul 2015, 8.08 am | Source: Reuters
Senior Congress leader and former commerce minister Anand Sharma says: "You cannot leave out four important items and as a result make it a joke of a GST."
20 Jul 2015, 8.25 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
As part of efforts to boost road infrastructure for faster connectivity, the Centre is planning to start work on 10 world-class express highways, which will not only reduce travel time but also propel country's economic growth, Un...
19 Jul 2015, 6.59 pm | Source: PTI
Citing exorbitant loans as a major reason for farmer suicides, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today warned strict action against private money lenders charging more than 14 and 16 percent interest rate.
19 Jul 2015, 5.22 pm | Source: PTI
CPI leader D Raja today criticised the Centre's decision to reject the applications of Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun TV group to participate in the Phase III FM auctions, saying it was an attack on freedom of media.
19 Jul 2015, 4.38 pm | Source: PTI
BJP leader Manoranjan Kalia today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare 'Ekta Sthal', memorial of Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee at Madhopur on Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir border, as a national memorial.
19 Jul 2015, 4.30 pm | Source: PTI
While all Congress chief ministers remained absent from the meeting, it was attended by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, among others.
15 Jul 2015, 12.52 pm | Source: IBNLive.com
The meeting of all chief ministers from across the country has been convened by Prime Minister Modi to discuss the Land Acquisition Bill, which the Centre has struggled to pass in the Rajya Sabha.
15 Jul 2015, 7.57 am | Source: IBNLive.com
The stage has been set for the rise of India's next mini-Jinnahs, with incalculable consequences for communal polarisation, this time precipitated by Muslim politicians, thanks to the failure of "secular" politics of the past 68 y...
14 Jul 2015, 12.35 pm | Source: Firstpost.com
A little over a year later, BJP President Amit Shah has admitted that the government's promise of "acche din" is not going to be realised any time soon.
14 Jul 2015, 10.24 am | Source: IBNLive.com
Opposition had demanded the resignation of Shivraj following the series of mysterious deaths in the last few years. However, he had said that it is "not fair" to link all such "unfortunate incidents" with the scandal.
13 Jul 2015, 9.48 am | Source: IBNLive.com