Mar 22, 2012 06:00 PM IST
All the Congress MLAs were today suspended from the Gujarat Assembly for disrupting the House, seeking dismissal of two BJP MLAs accused of watching obscene video clips during the proceedings.
- Mar 22, 2012 02:36 PM IST
In a game of political oneupmanship, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands with BJP to keep Congress away from power in Zilla Parishads in Vidarbha region.
- Mar 22, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Congress candidate Abdul Mannan today withdrew his candidature for the Rajya Sabha election from West Bengal following instruction by the party high command.
- Mar 22, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Confident of getting support of all sections of Parliament on Food Security Bill, Food Minister K V Thomas today said it is not a political tool which will be used by Congress to win 2014 general elections.
- Mar 22, 2012 12:16 PM IST
Editor of the Business Standard AK Bhattacharya believes that the ability of the government to make tough policy decisions will be hit due to the lack of ally support.
- Mar 17, 2012 12:13 PM IST
Anybody that says the Budget was a non-event hasn't read it all. Nor have I. But I've read enough to know it is a significant event! A very significant event!!
- Mar 16, 2012 03:36 PM IST
With Trinamool Congress turning on the heat on the issue of rail fare hike, Samajwadi Party today offered solace to the Congress, saying its outside support to the coalition will continue.
- Mar 16, 2012 02:00 PM IST
The opposition Congress today alleged in the Gujarat Assembly that Narendra Modi government favoured the carmaker Ford India unduly by giving it land at a throw-away price in Sanand.
- Mar 16, 2012 01:56 PM IST
The opposition today disrupted the proceedings in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, demanding installation of a statue of Shivaji off Mumbai coast as per the original plans.
- Mar 16, 2012 09:12 AM IST
The rupee rose early on Friday as capital flows into local stocks are seen strong due to improved risk appetite following a fresh batch of strong US economic data.
- Mar 15, 2012 07:22 PM IST
The Congress seems to be hardening its stand on Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's diktat to remove Dinesh Trivedi as the Railway Minister.
- Mar 15, 2012 12:02 PM IST
Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi looked set to quit on Thursday after a storm broke out over his move to raise passenger fares, underscoring the government's inability to take unpopular policy steps amid growing speculation the ruling coalition could break up.
- Mar 15, 2012 09:52 AM IST
The government will raise railway passenger fares for the first time in eight years, snapping a populist trend to help mend the finances of a creaking network that is a bottleneck for growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
- Mar 15, 2012 09:08 AM IST
Manmohan Singh has already agreed to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's demand to replace Dinesh Trivedi as the Railway Minister.
- Mar 14, 2012 12:52 PM IST
Over the past two years, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was raising rates in a futile effort to contain stubborn inflation, as the government fumbled on fixing decrepit infrastructure and other supply bottlenecks in the economy.
- Mar 13, 2012 11:12 PM IST
Amidst talks of the possibility of mid-term elections, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday once again snubbed the Congress as none of its ministers attended the UPA allies dinner hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence.
- Mar 13, 2012 03:00 PM IST
Amid factional feud in Congress over the chief ministerial candidate in Uttarakhand, BJP today said it has kept its "doors open for all kinds of future possibilities" and is in touch with some Congress, BSP and Independent leaders.
- Mar 13, 2012 01:00 PM IST
Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav today said his party has no plans to bring down the UPA government at the Centre and that his party's support to the Congress-led dispensation will continue.
- Mar 13, 2012 11:36 AM IST
Union minister Harish Rawat, who lost in the race for Uttarakhand Chief Ministership, is sulking and said to have resigned from the Union government. Rawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Parliamentary Affairs, sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress sources said.
- Mar 12, 2012 09:20 PM IST
Uttarakhand general secretary in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that Vijay Bahuguna will be the new Chief Minister of the state.
- Mar 12, 2012 07:32 PM IST
Amidst talks of several parties trying to constitute the Third Front and the possibility of mid-term elections, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has invited all the allies to attend a dinner on Tuesday evening.
- Mar 11, 2012 02:53 PM IST
With Mamata Banerjee deciding to attend the swearing-in of Punjab chief minister this week, Congress on Sunday virtually told her not to cross the 'Laxman rekha' of 'coalition dharma'.
- Mar 11, 2012 11:36 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi slept under the stars in rural India, he shared simple meals of lentil curry and bread with poor villagers, and he was even arrested for joining farmers in a land protest.
- Mar 09, 2012 12:12 PM IST
Congress today said its top state leaders would meet the Uttarakhand Governor and stake claim to form a new government even as the BSP, which also holds key to government formation, kept its cards close to its chest.
- Mar 07, 2012 07:39 PM IST
A day after the poor performance of the Congress in the assembly elections in four out of the five states that went to polls this year, party president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday conceded defeat saying that they got less support than expected.