Dec 29, 2011 11:23 AM IST
It's going to be a battle for numbers in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday when the Lokpal Bill is taken up for be debate and voting in the House. For now it seems that allies like the Trinamool Congress and regional parties like the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will play a crucial role.
- Dec 14, 2011 12:45 PM IST
The Prime Minister has called for an all-party meeting over the Lokpal Bill issue on Wednesday, where the UPA will try its best to achieve a breakthrough and it remains to be seen whether consensus will emerge on contentious issues.
- Nov 29, 2011 12:19 PM IST
The Prime Minister's all-party meeting to discuss the issue of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector on Tuesday failed to end the deadlock as the government gave no assurance on the issue.
- Nov 21, 2011 11:43 AM IST
The Samajwadi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have given a notice to Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Sukhadeo Rajbhar to bring a no-confidence motion against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
- Nov 16, 2011 11:05 AM IST
The battle for Uttar Pradesh has well and truly begun with all the major political parties in the state sounding their bugle for what is expected to a fiercely contested four-way battle for securing power in Lucknow after the 2012 Assembly elections.
- Nov 15, 2011 02:00 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday said that she favoured the reorganisation of the state to ensure better development.
- Nov 15, 2011 10:49 AM IST
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Monday kicked off the party's campaign for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh assembly election in Phulpur by saying that UPites have been forced by failed governments to beg in Maharashtra.
- Nov 14, 2011 02:37 PM IST
The Congress has sounded the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh as Rahul Gandhi hit the campaign trail from his great grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru's constituency Phulpur, about 30 kms from Allahabad.
- Jun 29, 2011 06:55 PM IST
Samajwadi Party today slammed the Mayawati government for issuing suspension and dismissal threats to honest officials in the name of improving law and order in the state and said it would not serve any purpose.
- May 31, 2011 03:56 PM IST
Terming hike in petrol prices as an indication of the "anti-people" approach of the UPA government, BSP today alleged that the Centre is not concerned about the interest of common man.