Dec 05, 2012 11:00 AM IST
Against the backdrop of BSP and SP keeping their cards close to their chest on voting in Lok Sabha on a motion against FDI, the government on Wednesday said it was in touch with various parties for their support.
- Dec 05, 2012 09:41 AM IST
After a heated debate in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, the government remains confident of winning the vote on FDI in both the Houses.
- Dec 03, 2012 04:36 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Monday continued the suspense over her stand on FDI in retail saying though it will affect small retailers and farmers adversely, it can be tried in Congress-ruled states first.
- Nov 29, 2012 08:42 AM IST
Parliament will resumes on Thursday after a day's break and perhaps some work might take place with the government looking all set to agree on a discussion and vote on FDI in retail.
- Nov 27, 2012 07:42 PM IST
With DMK showing the green flag, government today indicated it was not averse to voting in Parliament on the FDI in retail, a move that could end the House logjam.
- Nov 26, 2012 06:38 PM IST
In an interview to CNBC-TV18 SP Tulsian of sptulsian.com said that Congress seems to be having an upper hand in the all party meeting, although in his view discussion on FDI should take place under any rule.Talking about the markets he does not expect Nifty to hover around 5600. He advises profit booking Jet and hold for SpiceJet.
- Nov 26, 2012 05:05 PM IST
Consensus eluded an all-party meeting called on FDI issue today even as Samajwadi Party and BSP provided comfort to the government by not insisting on voting and Trinamool Congress sprang a surprise by speaking in a similar tone.
- Nov 23, 2012 08:48 AM IST
The much-sought-after Lokpal Bill will be on agenda on Friday as Parliament meets on day two of the winter session.
- Nov 22, 2012 03:17 PM IST
BSP today kept its cards close to its chest on the issue of a debate in Parliament on FDI in retail, saying the government should first decide under what rule it wanted such a discussion.
- Nov 22, 2012 08:25 AM IST
In a major boost for the UPA government as it gets ready for the Winter Session of Parliament that begins on Thursday, CNN-IBN has learnt from government sources that BSP chief Mayawati has asked her 21 MPs not to side with the Opposition on the FDI in retail issue. Mayawati reportedly took the decision late on Wednesday night.
- Nov 11, 2012 05:44 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met BSP chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for lunch on Sunday
- Oct 22, 2012 12:35 PM IST
In his tirade against mobile phones, BSP leader Rajpal Saini stirred yet another mobile controversy and went a step too far by saying that women and children don't need mobiles.
- Oct 11, 2012 11:04 AM IST
According to Sardesai, there is very little chance of either Mayawati or Pawar withdrawing support from the government immediately. He believes, the Congress government is going to sustain for at least 6-12 months.
- Oct 10, 2012 01:35 PM IST
Even as the political fraternity watched the Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) national executive meet, party supremo Mayawati said no decision has been taken yet on whether or not to continue support to the UPA.
- Oct 10, 2012 08:52 AM IST
All eyes will be on Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati to see whether she will pledge her support to the UPA. Not just the Centre, but Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party, too, is awaiting the BSP Chief's decision. The decision is expected at the BSP national executive on Wednesday.
- Oct 09, 2012 10:09 AM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati will kick off her party's 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign on Tuesday with a grand rally in Lucknow.But clarity on the big question of supporting the UPA following the Trinamool Congress's exit is expected only when the BSP's national executive discusses it on Wednesday.
- Sep 21, 2012 10:59 PM IST
Vinod Sharma, political editor, Hindustan Times, says that a sizeable cabinet reshuffle may happen and some of the younger ministers may get promoted in order to give the government a personality transplant, which will fit well with the policy initiatives that have been initiated by the Prime Minister.
- Sep 21, 2012 12:56 PM IST
N Ram, former editor-in-chief, The Hindu says the government is still on life support; may stay on till 2013.
- Sep 05, 2012 04:05 PM IST
The UPA government on Wednesday tabled the SC/ST quota bill in the Rajya Sabha amidst uproar by the Opposition. Minister of State for personnel V Narayanasamy introduced the bill in the Upper House. The bill will be taken up in the Rajya Sabha at 2 pm.
- Jul 04, 2012 01:27 PM IST
Under attack from the Opposition, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today made a U-turn on his decision to allow MLAs to purchase four-wheelers worth up to Rs 20 lakh out of their local area development fund.
- Jun 28, 2012 12:00 PM IST
Amid a show of strength, UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee today filed his nomination papers for the July 19 Presidential elections in the presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and a host of leaders.
- Jun 27, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Congress leader Rajiv Shukla today met BSP supremo Mayawati and took her signature on the support letter to UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who will be filing nomination tomorrow.
- Apr 27, 2012 02:26 PM IST
A day after President Pratibha Patil approved the nomination of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, the Congress party is taking the credit for the move. Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam on Friday even said that the batting maestro was welcome to join the party if he wanted to do so.
- Apr 16, 2012 05:00 PM IST
Congress today bagged almost half the seats in elections to five municipal corporations in Maharashtra, outshining NCP which managed only 64 of the 371 seats up for grabs.
- Mar 13, 2012 11:02 AM IST
On the second day of the Budget session of Parliament on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to corner the government on the contentious Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha.