Wednesday, May 06, 2015



5 Questions: It’s the rule of the jungle in Punjab says Ambika Soni
Wed, May 06, 2015

Ambika Soni talks to Manoj C G about party’s stand on alleged molestation on BUS and girl’s death in Moga.

Lok Sabha takes up GST bill, Realty put off, both run into relentless opposition
Wed, May 06, 2015

Opposition slammed the government for "bypassing" Parliamentary Standing Committees by refusing to refer several bills to it.

Congress’ middle class push: Rahul ‘learns’ from distressed home buyers
Sun, May 03, 2015

Real Estate Bill amendments pro-builder; has diluted safeguards for buyers brought by UPA government: Rahul Gandhi

Demand for select panel forces holds up realty bill
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Naidu said the amendments proposed are based on the standing panel’s recommendations (during UPA).

NJAC delay unites Rajya Sabha against ‘judicial excess’
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The Congress’s Shantaram Naik said courts are “interfering” in the functioning of the legislature.

Arun Jaitley says Tulsi playing games, then takes it back
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Jaitley said a standing committee report clearly says the two bills have to be integrated and that K T S Tulsi is trying to delay the bills.

Oppn outrage over what PM said abroad, govt says why couldn’t he
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Arun Jaitley said “there is no gag order and the PM of India is perfectly entitled to say that what happened in the last 60 years'.

Rahul Gandhi to begin padayatras to reach out to farmers
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Sources said he is gearing up to embark on padayatras — which could be called ‘kisan padayatra’ — from the beginning of next month.

5 Questions: Tiruchi Siva, man behind Rights of Transgender Persons Bill
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Tiruchi Siva tells Manoj C G about the features of the Bill and what prompted him to move it.

MPs across parties: ‘Mr Yechury, please bring P Rajeeve back’
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Rajeeve retired on April 21, along with the CPI’s M P Achuthan. Since the Rajya Sabha was prorogued, the House could not bid them farewell.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Kedarnath shrine on foot
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

He would trek to the shrine located on the foothills of the Himalayas.

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan misled the House about extent of crop damage: Congress
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Radha Mohan Singh said in the Lok Sabha, the first assessment of 181 lakh hectares was reduced to 80 lakh hectares during a videoconference between the PM and the states.

Hooda has more caps to show, Tanwar gets boos during speech
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda was the first to issue a pink turban code for his supporters participating in the rally.

Congress seizes land in bid to reclaim lost turf, rally today at Ramlila Maidan
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made his first public appearance after his return from a nearly two-month break earlier this week.

Milind Deora: Rahul’s elevation imminent, inevitable
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A generational transition or change is imminent and is healthy for the party.

Explained: 21, The big one
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

The CPM is meeting at its 21st Party Congress in Visakhapatnam. At the end of the week, the largest communist party in India will have a new general secretary.

Meghalaya CM compares Rahul Gandhi to Alfred the Great, king who returned to conquer
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

One must translate into actions the promises made, he said.

Eunuchs never fall sick because they clap, claims SP MP
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

He was participating in a debate on a private member Bill which sought equal rights for transgenders.

Land bill: Cong unrelenting, govt faces an uphill task
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

The Congress made it clear that the land bill cannot be taken up next week.

NDA govt pushes through Land bill, but road not smooth ahead in RS
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

In the BJP-dominated Lok Sabha, the government overruled objections and a walkouts on the bill.

Insurance Bill enters Lok Sabha, faces hurdle in Rajya Sabha
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

As part of key economic reforms, the Bill provides for raising the FDI cap in the insurance sector to 49 per cent.

Mamata set aside rivalry to ask MPs to back CPM amendment
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Mamata is scheduled to meet the PM Wednesday for seeking a financial package for the state.

‘Budget pro-corporate, unkind to poor’
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Top Congress leadership takes aim at Budget

Dissent grows in Congress over Rahul elevation
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

During an interview with Rajdeep Sardesai, Ramesh said that to say there is a conflict is wrong.

Sonia Gandhi should be as active as before: M Veerappa Moily
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Moily said some leaders ‘propping up somebody’ to acquire power.

Moily admits: Jairam zeal hurt UPA land law
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

On allegations of policy paralysis during the UPA-II’s tenure, Moily said: “That policy paralysis was because of the negative attitude of some of our ministers.”

Party falling between two stools; Rahul should become party President soon: Congress
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Some even said elder Congressmen with 'vested interests' were not allowing Rahul to 'function independently'.

Opposition derails attempt to withdraw three bills
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Parliament sources said the government can still introduce these as 'fresh bills' with slight modifications.

Rahul Gandhi takes privilege leave
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

While the Congress did not spell out the duration of his 'leave', sources said he is upset at his hands tied, will return and may get top job.

Rahul Gandhi on leave before budget session, BJP says people have already sent Congress on long leave
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

While the Congress did not spell out the duration of his 'leave', sources said he could be away for some weeks.

Congress takes to battle against ordinances
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Plans protests and rallies, teams up with rest of Oppn for a strategy.

One might not get the impression, but we are very worried: Sheila Dikshit
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Sheila Dikshit, former Delhi CM, discusses Congress rout.

Cong slugfest: Sheila slams Maken’s campaign, Chacko blames her term
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Maken could not enthuse the party. He failed to highlight the achievements of the Congress govt,' Dikshit said.

Congress looks within: We got our campaign wrong
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Leaders have begun introspection at an informal level, posing uncomfortable questions to the leadership.

Paid a price for neglect: P C Chacko
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

He blamed lack of organisational infrastructure, for the humiliating show.

Punjab Congress MLAs meet Rahul, want Bajwa out
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Old guard asserts itself, ensures his ‘experiments’ are put on back-burner.