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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.
Mamata Banerjee and Biju Janata Dal-led governments incapable: Amit Shah
Amit Shah’s visit comes just days after Rahul Gandhi’s, who describe...
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 Ka...
Some people in Delhi more interested in publicity than work: Nitish Kumar
The JD(U) chief was here to campaign for party candidate S C L Gupta for the February 8 Delhi assembly polls. Gupta is contesting the elections from the Sangam Vihar constituency in south Delhi. The BJP is contesting the polls in Delhi in alliance with the JD(U) and the Lok Janshakti Party.
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.
EC’s warning to RJD over non-filing of accounts
The RJD and United Democratic Party have been warned by the panel for repeatedly failing to file their audited accounts on time.
Patkura bypoll evokes the two decade old Patnaik-Mohapatra rivalry
Voting for the Patkura assembly bypoll, where Mohapatra is contesting as BJP’s candidate, will be held on July 20.
No alliance with Congress, BJP for Karnataka bypolls, both not trustworthy: H D Deve Gowda
In an interview, the former prime minister said JD(S) would contest the bypolls to fill 15 vacancies in Karnataka Assembly alone and "certainly maintain equidistance" from the Congress and the BJP.
Delhi polls: Journey of next five years starts now, says Kejriwal before filing nomination
Ahead of filing his nomination for the Delhi assembly elections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the journey for the next five years starts now and his aim is to beat corruption and take Delhi forward.
BJP unable to replicate central dominance in state elections
What could possibly have changed in four months? BJP ought to have swept these two states with near two-thirds majority going by the outcome of the general elections. Clearly, voters are distinguishing between assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Two states, many lessons: What the verdict means
The less-than-impressive saffron show just when it had seemed “unreachable” by a big distance is a tribute to the tenacity of the “local” — short-hand for personalities and factors that influence choices at the grassroots.
Delhi polls: Congress releases 2nd list of candidates; fields Romesh Sabharwal from New Delhi against Arvind Kejriwal
Apart from Sabharwal, the other candidates in the list are Raminder Singh Bamrah from Tilak Nagar seat, Rocky Tuseed from Rajinder Nagar, Pramod Kumar Yadav from Badarpur, Amareesh Goutham from Kondli (SC) seat, Bhisham Sharma from Ghonda and Arbind Singh from Karawal Nagar seat.
Janata Dal (S) not to contest Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra
JD(S) national general secretary said neither he nor any candidate from his party will enter the fray in Maharashtra, which has 48 Lok Sabha seats, the second highest after UP (80).