China calls on US to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China Sea
During closed-door talks on the sidelines of a gathering of defence ministers in Bangkok, Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe urged US Defense Secretary Mark Esper to "stop flexing muscles in the South China Sea and to not provoke and escalate tensions in the South China Sea." His statement came a day after Esper publicly accused Beijing of coercion.
Political parties have to choose their path: Sharad Pawar on government formation in Maharashtra
Speaking to media in Parliament, Sharad Pawa...
Gunman opens fire at California backyard party, shoots nine, several injured
A gunman started shooting after entering the backyard of a south...
Jharkhand: AJSU Party announces third list of candidates
With this the NDA allies, the BJP and the AJSU party, will be clashing in 19 constituencies. AJSU has nominated Shalini Gupta to take on BJP's Neera Yadav from Koderma. The BJP and AJSU Party, which have been part of all the governments of the coalition in Jharkhand since it was carved out of Bihar in 2000, have not achieved seat-sharing agreement so far
Distinction must between checking and clogging: PM Modi in Rajya Sabha
"The Rajya Sabha is about checks and balances. This is absolutely essential for our democracy. Debates have to be many and effective. But, there is also a difference between checking and clogging (and between) balance and blocking," he said. Modi also lauded NCP and the BJD for never rushing to the well of the House to raise their issues.
People's hearts can be won without rushing to well of House:PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said in Rajya Sabha that people's hearts can be won by political parties even without rushing to the Well of the House to register their protest on various issues.
RS departs from convention in paying tributes to Jaitley, others
In a departure from convention, the Rajya Sabha on Monday allowed leaders of various political parties to speak and pay tributes to five late members, including former finance minister Arun Jaitley.
Winter session starts on stormy note; opposition uproar in Lok Sabha
Within minutes of commencement of the Question Hour, around 30 members from the Congress trooped into the Well, shouting slogans and demanding that the government stop attacking the opposition as well as foisting false cases.
All-party meet: PM says open to discussing all issues; Opposition raises Farooq Abdullah's detention
An all-party meeting was held in the national capital attended by several senior leaders from opposition parties, Union leaders including Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting was called by the government and moderated by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Meghwal.
Lok Sabha Speaker appeals to parties for cooperation for a smooth winter session
Ahead of Parliament's winter session, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday appealed to all political parties for cooperation for ensuring smooth functioning of the House.
Consensus needed among parties on 'one nation, one poll': CEC
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that 'one nation, one election', was "not happening very shortly" unless political parties sit together and evolve consensus and bring about requisite amendments in law. This is not something in which the EC could do much except saying it would also prefer such an arrangement, he further added.
UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy
The date of Britain’s exit has been delayed three times.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Controversial 'war hero' who ended Sri Lanka's 3-decade-long bloody civil conflict
The 70-year-old politician, who as a former military man attended the counter-insurgency and jungle warfare school in Assam in 1980, served as the defence secretary during his elder brother Mahinda Rajapaksa's tenure as president from 2005 to 2014.
LS Speaker Om Birla chairs all-party meeting ahead of winter session
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on November 16 held a meeting with the leaders of all political parties in Delhi for the “smooth functioning” of ...
Shiv Sena to lead three-party alliance govt, says NCP
The three-party coalition, a new experiment in Maharashtra involving outfits with diverse ideologies, will be led by the Shiv Sena, leaders in the Uddhav Thackeray-party and the NCP said, marking a progress in power-sharing negotiations. They have already prepared a draft common minimum programme (CMP).
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