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With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

13 Jan 2020

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

25 Aug 2019

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

10 Aug 2019

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, was on Friday admitted to Delhi's AIIMS after he complained of palpitations and restlessness.

Anti-Modi website claiming EVM hacking shutdown; Owner offers erotic massages

28 Jun 2019

Anti-Modi website claiming EVM hacking shutdown; Owner offers erotic massages

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Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

30 May 2019

Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.

Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

22 Mar 2019

Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

After weeks of conversations, the grand alliance in Bihar revealed the seat-sharing arrangement for upcoming general elections on Friday.

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

20 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

With general elections starting in less than a month, Congress has still not announced alliances in Bihar and J&K, hinting that the party is in soup.

Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally

13 Feb 2019

Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.

#UnitedIndiaRally: Sharad Yadav confuses Bofors and Rafale, leaves leaders embarrassed

19 Jan 2019

#UnitedIndiaRally: Sharad Yadav confuses Bofors and Rafale, leaves leaders embarrassed

Sharad Yadav of the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) made a huge mistake on the stage of mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday, after which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a slip of tongue.

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally: Towering political leaders reach Kolkata

19 Jan 2019

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally: Towering political leaders reach Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Saturday which is primarily a show of strength of opposition leaders will be attended by towering leaders of the country, including a former Prime Minister and several ex-Chief Ministers.

Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

09 Dec 2018

Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

Feel insulted: Vasundhara Raje reacts to Sharad Yadav's fat-shaming comment

07 Dec 2018

Feel insulted: Vasundhara Raje reacts to Sharad Yadav's fat-shaming comment

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she felt insulted after former JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav commented on her and hoped the Election Commission will take cognizance of the same.

#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march on the Parliament

30 Nov 2018

#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march on the Parliament

After over one lakh farmers from all over India poured into Delhi on Thursday to pressurize the government into taking cognizance of the agrarian crisis, the farmers have now started marching towards the Parliament to demand a special session for addressing farmers' distress.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi leads protest march to CBI headquarters

26 Oct 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi leads protest march to CBI headquarters

Congress President Rahul Gandhi Friday led a protest march to demand the reinstatement of CBI Director Alok Verma, who has been divested of his powers and sent on leave, and also an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In protest against CBI-fiasco, RaGa leads Opposition march against Centre

26 Oct 2018

In protest against CBI-fiasco, RaGa leads Opposition march against Centre

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spearheaded the protest against Centre's move of sending two top officials of CBI on leave.

Ex-IIT Professor GD Agarwal dies during fast-unto-death to save Ganga

11 Oct 2018

Ex-IIT Professor GD Agarwal dies during fast-unto-death to save Ganga

Former IIT Kanpur Professor and Ganga activist, 87-year-old GD Agarwal, passed away on Thursday at AIIMS Rishikesh following a four-month-long hunger strike against authorities.

Salary stopped, stay at official-residence allowed for 'rebel' Sharad Yadav

07 Jun 2018

Salary stopped, stay at official-residence allowed for 'rebel' Sharad Yadav

Rebel JD(U) MP Sharad Yadav will not be given a salary and other allowances, the Supreme Court ruled today, till the plea seeking his disqualification as Rajya Sabha member doesn't resolve.

Stop allowances of ex-MP Sharad Yadav; can retain house: SC

07 Jun 2018

Stop allowances of ex-MP Sharad Yadav; can retain house: SC

The Supreme Court today modified the Delhi HC order by stopping salary and allowances of former Janata Dal (U) President and MP Sharad Yadav till the plea challenging his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha is pending.

Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

22 May 2018

Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

The Center is facing flak from all sides even as fuel prices, which have been rising continuously since the Karnataka elections, touched new highs.

Sonia's dinner: 20 Opposition parties discuss politics "informally"

14 Mar 2018

Sonia's dinner: 20 Opposition parties discuss politics "informally"

Members of 20 Opposition parties came together on Tuesday at a dinner hosted by Congress leader Sonia Gandhi.

Nitish Kumar: Knew from the beginning that Mahagathbandhan won't last

14 Feb 2018

Nitish Kumar: Knew from the beginning that Mahagathbandhan won't last

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar claimed that he knew from the beginning that the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) with Lalu Yadav's RJD and Congress won't last for more than a year and a half.

BJP soon to be largest party in Rajya Sabha too?

03 Jan 2018

BJP soon to be largest party in Rajya Sabha too?

PM Modi has consistently thundered about wanting a "Congress-mukt Bharat." Though he is slowly inching towards this dream, in Parliament, he might soon be very close to this objective.

Rebel JD(U) leaders Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from RS

05 Dec 2017

Rebel JD(U) leaders Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from RS

RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu disqualified rebel JD(U) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar from the house "with immediate effect."

JD(U) Election symbol: Nitish wins the "arrow"

17 Nov 2017

JD(U) Election symbol: Nitish wins the "arrow"

In a jolt to rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the EC has granted the election symbol "arrow" to the JD(U) faction led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. Further, it stated that the Nitish-faction is the "real" JD(U).

RS disqualification: Sharad Yadav gets 10 days to provide defense

28 Oct 2017

RS disqualification: Sharad Yadav gets 10 days to provide defense

Vice-president and RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has reportedly given JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav 10 more days to offer his defense regarding the disqualification application filed by JD(U) floor leader Ram Singh, due to Yadav's defection.

BJP plans 'Anti-Black Money Day' on demonetization anniversary

25 Oct 2017

BJP plans 'Anti-Black Money Day' on demonetization anniversary

A day after opposition parties announced they would mark November 8, the first anniversary of demonetization, as 'Black Day', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley talked about BJP's planned 'Anti-Black Money Day'.

Forget Black Friday, opposition to protest demonetization on "Black" Thursday

24 Oct 2017

Forget Black Friday, opposition to protest demonetization on "Black" Thursday

The opposition has decided to mark November 8, demonetization's first anniversary, by observing "Black Day" across the country.

Gujarat Elections: BJP to contest with 14 Congress rebels

24 Oct 2017

Gujarat Elections: BJP to contest with 14 Congress rebels

As BJP aims to win Gujarat's 182-member Assembly with over 150 seats, it has gone all out to ensure this.

77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'

04 Oct 2017

77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'

Reaffirming the long association of politics and misogyny, a BJP leader has come under scanner for his sexist comments.

Sharad Yadav's rebellion in JD(U): His reinvention or doom?

29 Aug 2017

Sharad Yadav's rebellion in JD(U): His reinvention or doom?

JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav has announced he still stands with the "Mahagathbandhan" despite Nitish Kumar's decision to break away. This came after JD(U) joined hands with the NDA .

Sharad Yadav, Akhilesh, Mamata, Congress attend Lalu's mega rally

27 Aug 2017

Sharad Yadav, Akhilesh, Mamata, Congress attend Lalu's mega rally

Lalu Prasad Yadav's mega 'BJP Bhagao Desh Bachao' rally looked like a Mahagathbandhan rally with opposition displaying unity.

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join BJP's NDA coalition

19 Aug 2017

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join BJP's NDA coalition

The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) passed a resolution during its National Executive Meeting accepting the BJP's invitation to join the NDA coalition.

BJP won't be seen anywhere if opposition unites: Rahul Gandhi

17 Aug 2017

BJP won't be seen anywhere if opposition unites: Rahul Gandhi

At a New Delhi conclave, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi urged opposition parties to join hands to defeat the BJP.

JD(U) suspends 21 Sharad Yadav loyalists for anti-party activities

14 Aug 2017

JD(U) suspends 21 Sharad Yadav loyalists for anti-party activities

The consequences of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's decision to rejoin BJP-led NDA have started to trouble the Janata Dal (United) party.

Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA

12 Aug 2017

Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA

It comes as no surprise that after supporting JD(U) to form a new government, now the Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been invited by BJP president Amit Shah to join the ruling NDA.

Unhappy JD(U) leaders mull expelling Nitish. Party to split?

10 Aug 2017

Unhappy JD(U) leaders mull expelling Nitish. Party to split?

Trouble seems to have befallen JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar. Despite warnings from party members and even senior leaders, the Bihar CM decided to join hands with the BJP.

'Biggest scam of this century': Two sizes of Rs.500 notes?

08 Aug 2017

'Biggest scam of this century': Two sizes of Rs.500 notes?

The "biggest scam of this century" rocked the Parliament today as the opposition alleged that the new Rs. 500 notes were being printed in two sizes, "one for the ruling party and one for the others".

Sushma lashes out at Rahul Gandhi over meeting Chinese Envoy

04 Aug 2017

Sushma lashes out at Rahul Gandhi over meeting Chinese Envoy

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj slammed Rahul Gandhi for recently meeting with the Chinese ambassador amid the Doklam standoff.

Will the JD(U)-BJP alliance leave Nitish Kumar in the lurch?

28 Jul 2017

Will the JD(U)-BJP alliance leave Nitish Kumar in the lurch?

When the Bihar political crisis was ongoing, many JD(U) leaders expressed opposition to partnering with BJP. Some even threatened to leave the party if Nitish Kumar supported BJP.

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

19 Jul 2017

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

Day Three of the Parliament's Monsoon Session was rocked by issues including the spate in mob lynching in the name of 'gau raksha', farmers' suicides and Indian hostages in Mosul, among others.