Dec 30, 2011 04:36 PM IST
BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi today alleged Congress never wanted the Lokpal bill to be passed by Parliament.
- Dec 30, 2011 12:36 PM IST
Manipur unit of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) today said it has joined the pre-poll alliance of main opposition parties in the state to fight the coming January 28 assembly elections against the ruling Congress party.
- Dec 29, 2011 08:00 PM IST
Noted advocate and BJP member Ram Jethmalani today created a flutter in the Rajya Sabha when he made certain remarks against persons having money stashed away in Swiss banks.
- Dec 29, 2011 04:00 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi is likely to lead the Congress campaign in Amethi and Rae Bareli, pocket-borough of Nehru-Gandhi family, in the coming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
- Dec 29, 2011 03:15 PM IST
The battle over the provisions related to the CBI, CVC, Prime Minister, government employees, Lokayuktas and reservation in the Lokpal Bill set off the debate in the Rajya Sabha as the BJP and Congress countered and accused each other for creating hurdles in the way of the implementation of a strong anti-corruption mechanism.
- Dec 29, 2011 01:00 PM IST
With the fate of the Lokpal Bill remaining uncertain, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today held consultations with the Congress top brass including Sonia Gandhi.
- Dec 29, 2011 11:39 AM IST
The Gandhi name continues to cast a spell on India. Though unrelated to the icon of the nation's fight for independence, Rahul may well succeed his mother Sonia as head of the ruling Congress party.
- 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 28, 2011 03:00 PM IST
After the embarrassment in Lok Sabha, an angry Congress President Sonia Gandhi today sought the list of party MPs who remained absent during voting on Constitution Amendment Bill on Lokpal.
- Dec 28, 2011 03:00 PM IST
Alleging violation of model code of conduct, authorities in Uttar Pradesh have sought from Congress details of expenditure on rallies of Rahul Gandhi in two districts.
- Dec 27, 2011 08:09 PM IST
Political Analyst Yogendra Yadav feels the vote that will take place later tonight is not a problem as the government has the numbers in Lok Sabha. But the real problem for the government will be in the Rajya Sabha, he pointed out.
- Dec 26, 2011 03:10 PM IST
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said it is for Parliament to decide what should be the final shape of the Lokpal Bill.
- Dec 26, 2011 02:05 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister S Bangarappa died on Monday in Bangalore. Bangarappa was associated with all the major political parties like the Congress, the BJP, the JDS and even the NCP.
- Dec 26, 2011 12:23 PM IST
Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has dismissed the controversy over Anna Hazare's picture with RSS ideologue Nanaji Dehsmukh.
- Dec 24, 2011 03:13 PM IST
Team Anna Core Committee member Arvind Kejriwal has lashed out at Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh for his remarks apparently taking potshots at them earlier in the day. Singh had said that Team Anna was simply enjoying the fruits, while the "old man" was being "harassed in the cold".
- Dec 23, 2011 10:36 AM IST
Some tense moments for the Digambar Kamat government, economic uncertainity due to fear of ban on iron ore exports, protests over medium of instruction in schools and 50 year celebrations of liberation marked 2011 for Goa.
- Dec 22, 2011 05:47 PM IST
The winter session of Parliament approaches its end. How effective it has been? Do we need specific measures to guard against disruptions that waste a full Parliamentary day? Experts discuss.
- Dec 22, 2011 03:00 PM IST
Terming the proposed food security bill as impractical and an election stunt of the Congress, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today said that it would put an additional burden on state governments.
- Dec 21, 2011 12:33 PM IST
The much awaited Lokpal Bill will be tabled in the Lok Sabha for discussions and passing on Thursday (December 22) and it will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Friday (December 23), according to sources.
- Dec 20, 2011 12:13 PM IST
Ministry of Home Affairs has returned Uttar Pradesh government's proposal for division of the state and posed 8 questions.
- Dec 19, 2011 02:56 PM IST
As pressure mounts on the UPA government to pass the Lokpal Bill in the winter session of Parliament, sources now say that the bill is likely to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday for discussion. Not just that, sources also say that Parliament may have an extended session from December 27 to 29 to pass the Lokpal Bill.
- Dec 19, 2011 11:40 AM IST
In the government's ongoing efforts to pacify anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday met Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and BJP leader LK Advani to chalk out possibilities of extending the winter session for the Lokpal Bill.
- Dec 16, 2011 04:16 PM IST
After a spate of recent activity regarding the Lokpal, this episode of India Tonight seeks to determine if there an agreed consensus on critical issues such as the Prime Minister, the lower bureaucracy, the CBI, the citizens charter as well as the vex issue of reservation.
- Dec 16, 2011 01:00 PM IST
Congress President Sonia GandhiÂ’s public rally in Goa tomorrow will be her first ever since her surgery in August, a senior Congress leader said here today. The party has planned a massive rally at the Campal parade ground here, where Gandhi will address a crowd of 50,000 people.
- Dec 14, 2011 01:05 PM IST
UPA President Sonia Gandhi's pet project, the Food Security Bill, didn't get a cabinet nod on Tuesday. As the Industrial output is down, manufacturing is down and rupee consistently depreciating the government is attempting to put an extra burden of almost Rs 1 lakh crore on itself by bringing in the Food Security Bill.