NDA widens gap with Opposition in Rajya Sabha
The National Democratic Alliance now has nearly 100 members in the 245-member House. If the support of friendly parties like the AIADMK (9), BJD (9), YSR Congress Party (6), and several allied nominated members and smaller parties is counted, then the Modi government is unlikely to face any serious numerical challenge there.
Citing UK, US models, opposition seeks monsoon session of Parliament
“The government does not need to consider seating all the MPs. We can fo...
Virtual campaign discriminatory and violative of equality norms: Opposition to EC
RJD, Cong, the Left parties and others have argued that the...
Bihar assembly polls: Challenges before state's main opposition party
Sources said RJD was likely to contest no less than 160-175 seats of the total 243 seats in the assembly. Unlike the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, RJD apparently wants to assert its position as the state’s main opposition party and ensure its high share of seats within the grand alliance.
Rejected, ejected dynasty not entire opposition, says JP Nadda
Nadda said the all-party meeting had seen healthy deliberations, with several opposition leaders giving valuable inputs and supporting the Centre over the subject barring one party. “A rejected and ejected dynasty is not equal to the entire opposition. One dynasty’s interests are not India’s interests.
Re-look at the mining policy: Assam leader of opposition to speaker
Saikia wrote to the Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly, Hitendra Nath Goswami and alleged that lacunae in the policy had endangered the environment and ecological balance of Assam and caused the disaster at Baghjan in Tinsukia district.
Government, opposition should work with full maturity: Mayawati on border stand off
"For this, both the government and the opposition have to work with full maturity and solidarity which could be seen by the country and the world and prove to be effective," she said in a tweet.
Many precedents of Session beginning in August, September: Joshi
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that since the last session ended only by March end, there was time till end September to lawfully hold a session at least once in six months. Opposition parties want an early monsoon session of Parliament to discuss the Chinese incursions, economic meltdown, Covid-19 and lockdown.
Andhra Pradesh govt retrieves land from Amara Raja, TDP cries harassment
The move comes nearly ten years after the land was allotted to Amara Raja group in November 2010 at the then-prevailing market price for setting up an industrial park. Opposition TDP cried foul and accused the ruling YSR Congress government led by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy of targeting the businesses of the Opposition lawmakers, and a political vendetta also used to coerce defections.
View: India needs to come out of this pandemic as the real Bharat
Even as experts put on their thinking hats to deal with economic challenges, someone needs to take a closer look at the frayed fabric of our community relations. A fractured nation cannot heal quickly, never mind gain the strength and muscle to fully recover and be strong.
Nepali Congress attacks Oli-led government after China annexes territories
Nepali Congress has demanded that the Oli government recover the encroached territories. In a letter to the secretary, House of Representatives, the opposition party said more than 64 hectares of land of various districts, such as Dolakha, Humla, Sindhupalchowk, Gorkha and Rasuwa, had been encroached upon by China.
JP Nadda slams Congress for attacking Centre on border, Covid issues
BJP national president JP Nadda on Tuesday slammed the Congress for attacking the government instead of standing by it over border issues and the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Centre usurping federal principles: 22 opposition parties
Leaders of 22 opposition parties, including three CMs, on Friday rejected the Centre’s economic package, terming it as grossly inadequate and demanded the Centre announce a comprehensive ‘real stimulus’ package.
COVID-19 in Delhi: 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order withdrawn after AAP govt's stiff opposition
A day after Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal directed five-day mandatory institutional-quarantine for every coronavirus patient, the de...
Manipur CM says no threat even as opposition set to move no-confidence motion
Chief Minister N Biren Singh says there is no trouble for his three-year old government and is confident that the BJP, along with its allies, will win the Rajya Sabha seat on Friday.
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