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.
Naveen Patnaik makes new organisational appointments within Biju Janata Dal
The influential Jajpur MLA, Pranab Prakash Das has been appointed...
Congress releases fifth list for Jharkhand polls, 29 candidates named so far
Congress president Sonia Gandhi approved the candidature of Sona...
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.
BJP allies deserting the 'sinking ship' in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren
Soren is leading the opposition alliance comprising the JMM, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). According to the alliance's seat-sharing arrangement, the JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress 31 and RJD in seven constituencies.
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.
Development work visible in Jharkhand, people have full faith in BJP: Prakash Javadekar
Javadekar, who was in Ranchi to inaugurate the BJP's media centre, said the saffron party has been successful in establishing a stable and development-oriented government in the state during the last five years. "The BJP would get the full faith of the people during the upcoming assembly elections purely on the grounds of development," said the Minister.
Shiv Sena's Gordian Knot: Impact of diluting ideological purity for power
Shiv Sena needs to guard against any perceived surrender of its sovereignty.
Congress announces first list of five candidates for Jharkhand polls
Jharkhand will vote in five phases, with the first on November 30 and the last on December 20. Results will be declared on December 23. The five candidates are from seats that will go to polls in the first phase on November 30. November 13 is the last date of filing nominations.
ET View: Sensible decision in Karnataka, now to let the December 5 bypolls decide the ex-MLAs’ future
The 14 MLAs who quit from Congress and the three from the Janata Dal (Secular) last July, leading to the fall of the JD(S)-Congress government, may have reasons other than pure disagreement and/or disenchantment with the way their own parties were going about governing and such things. Now, it’s for the bypolls on December 5, to decide the fate of the 17.
SC Decision on Wednesday to seal the fate of 17 disqualified MLAs
The Supreme Court is set to pass the judgement on disqualification of 17 Karnataka MLAs by the previous Assembly Speaker. The bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari will now be listing the disqualification case for judgement while the plea seeking postponement of the by-election is expected to become infructuous.
Maharashtra's Game of Thrones: What’s at stake, who wins & how?
A single-minded desire to keep BJP out will have consequences for both Congress and Shiv Sena.
Karnataka's group of 17 disqualified MLAs to meet in evening
The MLAs attempted to move the apex court praying for postponement of the December 5 byelection to 15 Assembly seats. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the disqualified lawmakers, prayed before the three-judge bench headed by Justice NV Ramana to direct the Election Commission to postpone the bypolls till the court decides the case.
SC refuses to hear plea on Yediyurappa leaked audio clip
A leaked audio tape allegedly shows Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa "poaching" MLAs to overthrow the JD(S)-Congress coalition regime. But the SC refused to hear Congress' plea, saying it wasn't necessary to allow another round of arguments.
Shiv Sena asks governor to invite it to form government
Sena leaders met the governor ahead of Congress-NCP delegation’s audience with him on Tuesday to urge him to expedite process of ministry formation as Maharashtra had several issues which needed the attention of an elected government. A day after the Pawar-Sonia meeting in Delhi, NCP also asked Sena to start the process of disengaging from BJP.
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