Liz Mathew


Demonetisation: MPs and Their Money
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

MPs of various parties tell The Indian Express how they are coping with the cash crunch.

Demonetisation: How MPs are coping with cash crunch
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

“I have been to at least 100 places; no one had major issues. To cure malaria, you need bitter quinine, not sweet chocolate.” said Mahesh Sharma.

In Lok Sabha, Arun Jaitley asks Congress what it did against black money
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Jaitley said RBI has been putting more currency into the market and government making efforts to make transactions less-cash.

Shanta Kumar urges Speaker to block pay of MPs who disrupt proceedings
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

He said it was “shameful” that Opposition MPs have been going into the well, chanting slogans and even hooting.

LK Advani snaps: Neither Speaker Sumitra Mahajan nor Minister Ananth Kumar running Lok Sabha
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

“Who’s running the House? It is running on its own. Neither the Speaker nor the Parliamentary Affairs Minister is running the House,” said Advani, after the Lok Sabha was adjourned.

Demonetisation: MPs and their money
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

MPs of various parties tell The Indian Express how they are coping with the cash crunch.

Janshakti behind cash move, Congress manufactured anger: PM Modi
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

He said people have been supporting the government and helping one another tide over “difficult” times after demonetisation.

In void post Jayalalithaa’s death, BJP looks for opening into AIADMK and Tamil Nadu politics
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

The sources admitted that neither the BJP national leadership nor state leaders such as L A Ganesan have been able to strike a deep rapport with the AIADMK as Jayalalithaa, despite her warm ties with PM Modi

Demonetisation: MPs and Their Money
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

MPs of various parties tell The Indian Express how they are coping with the cash crunch.

BJP wants Uttar Pradesh elections in Jan-Feb to cash in on notes ban
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

BJP sources said the party’s state unit had conveyed to the national leadership that an election in January-February would be “most beneficial”.

Consensus eludes GST Council meet on Day 1
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

The resolution of the issue of dual control will be crucial for the targeted rollout of the indirect tax regime by April 1, 2017.

Parliament: Middle ground still elusive, govt appeals for sake of bills
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Question of voting remains in the way; Opposition explores alternatives to demand for apology by PM

Demonetisation: Govt may withdraw exemptions on banned notes before Dec 15
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

On November 24, the exemptions for acceptance of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes had been extended till December 15 in certain transactions.

Opposition relents on motion, goverment still firm on avoiding voting
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Demand for condolence of soldiers, deaths in bank queues disrupts Houses.

Declare bank account statements from Nov 8, PM Modi tells party MPs
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Congress says ‘another jumla’, Kejriwal and Mamata ask why not before November 8.

After revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia’s briefing, MP N K Premachandran moves for privilege motion
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Adhia briefed the media and said the last date for availing the benefit is likely to be December 30, says Premachandran.

Taxation laws (Second Amendment) bill: Opposition outraged as bill cleared without debate
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the tax, surcharge, penalty and interest on the deposit would go to welfare schemes for the poor.

Demonetisation: To cut Opposition, Centre taps Nitish Kumar, other CMs
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Panel for cashless roadmap; calls go to Chandrababu, Naveen, Manik Sarkar, Narayanasamy; Congress slams move.

Rajnath offers intervention by PM Modi, Opposition disrupts House
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Speaking after question hour, Rajnath said: “Madam, the decision which our government has taken is historic, bold and pro-poor."

Both sides keen to debate in Lok Sabha, question is which rule
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Speaker Sumita Mahajan was optimistic that Lok Sabha would start functioning in a day or two.

Parliament standoff: Government reaches out, Opposition to take call today
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

The government refused to take up a debate under a rule which entails voting at the end while the Opposition, which did not appear to be united on the voting issue, insisted on an adjournment motion.

Naya saal, naya Bharat, assures PM Modi, slams critics who ‘dare to speak in favour of the corrupt’
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

“No one can say it was without warning. I have given adequate alerts in my speeches. It’s not my fault if some people have not got the message,” PM Modi said.

Opposition disrupts Lok Sabha after Speaker rejects adjournment motion plea
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

The rejection united the opposition as the Congress and the Left MPs formed a group and raised slogans.

Opposition wants PM Modi to reply, Govt hopes to buy time for cash crunch to ease
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Both Houses adjourned, Prime Minister likely to speak next week.

Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes recall: People with us, so no rollback, says PM Modi to his MPs
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

‘We had promised people Swachh Bharat in every aspect — tann, mann, dhan’

US presidential elections 2016: Last-minute FBI boost for Hillary Clinton
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

US presidential elections 2016: FBI to file no charges after fresh review of Hillary Clinton emails

Michelle Obama – Reluctant campaigner once, now Hillary Clinton’s ‘most effective’ voice
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Some voters even consider Michelle a stronger and more passionate speaker than President Barack Obama.

Will you accept poll results? Donald Trump refuses to answer, raises huge question
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Experts say that Trump appeared more in control of his temper this time, and the debate provided a “full measure of both candidates and who stands for what”.

US election days away, one takeaway: ‘most negative ever’
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Paul Glader, an associate professor at The King’s College in New York, described this presidential election campaign “as one of the worst”.

Race to White House: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton square off in most dramatic, bitter presidential debate
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Various surveys conducted post the second debate showed Hillary clearly ahead of Trump in the race.

Donald Trump’s 2005 lewd video leaves US in shock, Republicans too say ‘withdraw’
Sun, Oct 09, 2016

In the video, Trump is having a conversation with Billy Bush and is caught on a microphone bragging about trying to have sex with a married woman as well as kissing beautiful women and groping others.

Why disclose surgical strike proof, it’s against national interest: BJP
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

BJP maintained that demanding proof for the armed forces’ action would be against national interest and national security.

Surgical strikes: Avoid ‘chest thumping’, says BJP to its leaders
Sat, Oct 01, 2016

The BJP leadership is learnt to have quietly told its leaders to refrain from “chest thumping” and wait and watch for some more time before drawing political mileage from the operation.

Surgical strikes: BJP upbeat, Amit Shah praises rise of ‘new India’
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Hitting back at critics, another BJP leader said the “surgical strikes” are a “response to those who criticised the Modi government, and the party, for its policies on Pakistan."

PM Narendra Modi says Paris climate deal on Gandhi Jayanti
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Days after snubbing China by holding out at G20, India agrees to meet year-end deadline on climate agreement ratification

PM Narendra Modi invokes Deendayal Upadhyay, tells BJP: Muslims are your own
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

"Deendayal Upadhyaya ji said, Muslims should not be treated as substance for votes or looked down upon, they should be considered equal," said PM Modi.