Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014



Congress hints at supporting PDP
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

The Congress hinted at supporting the PDP if it falls short of the half-way mark in the 87-member House.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mum as Rajya Sabha deadlock drags on
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

With the PM silent and Naidu sticking to his stand, the House descended into chaos.

Conversion row paralyses RS, tough test for insurance bill
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Congress deputy leader Anand Sharma said the Prime Minister himself will have to reassure the nation.

Will speak to stakeholders: Gowda
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said: “Article 44 of the Constitution mandates that we should have a common civil code.”

Want to develop a station? Railways plans to invite bids on its website
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Proposal to be put before Cabinet, Prabhu tells House.

Niranjan Jyoti: RS deadlock ends
Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Opposition doesn’t press for ‘motion of censure’; Ansari makes statement, appeals ‘maintain civility’

Plan panel not a ‘socialist hangover’, disbanding ‘unwarranted’: Cong CMs
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

Call the move half-baked and unilateral; say need is to reform and reorient.

Narendra Modi’s village adoption scheme for MPs hits Opposition block
Sun, Dec 07, 2014

MPs want govt to earmark funds for project, meeting likely soon.

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti row: Govt rejects resolution, but Opposition still resolute
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Th Opposition gave the government time until Monday to reconsider.

With mouth covered, Rahul finds his voice
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

The MPs of the Left parties were slated to join the protest in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue at 10.30 am, but did not turn up.

Deadlock over Sadhvi; Opposition isn’t impressed, BJP unsure
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

A senior BJP minister claimed the Opposition, led by the Congress, had agreed that the PM’s statement could break the deadlock.

From the gallery
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

FROM THE CHAIR You have also been after a woman since yesterday. That is why women (female members of the BJP) are displeased Sumitra Mahajan, Lok Sabha Speaker to the Opposition when they pointed out that the BJP’s women MPs were vociferous SPEAKER OF THE DAY Narendra Modi, Prime Minister I had strongly disapproved this […]

Not enough, let’s get a House resolution: Opposition
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

“We will wait for what the government has to say,” Congress deputy leader in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma said.

Sharma slams Modi: ‘All decision-making powers lie with PMO’
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

The Congress has sought a debate on foreign policy in Parliament.

‘Forget monumental change, where is incremental change?’
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Congress Lok Sabha chief whip Jyotiraditya Scindia attributes the poll losses to the party’s failure to market its work.

From the gallery
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

On the controversy over naming the domestic terminal at Hyderabad airport after TDP icon N T Rama Rao

Cong should make use of senior leaders’ wisdom, says Ashwani
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

The senior leader, however, pointed out that there was a need to promote leaders in the states.

Some want to erase Nehru, his legacy, says Rahul Gandhi
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Cong alleges govt put hurdles in holding Nehru conference.

Nehru brings Congress and ex-allies Left, TMC together
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

This was the first Congress event attended by the Left and the TMC since they snapped ties with the party.

Khurshid book likely to defend UPA-II rule
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

Khurshid, sources said, is set to argue there was no wrongdoing in the allocation of licences.

Rahul Gandhi trashes Modi’s Swachh Bharat Campaign, says it’s a photo opportunity
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Congress is utilising the 125th birth anniversary of Nehru to rally round non-NDA parties on secularism.

Mamata, Left leaders accept Sonia invite
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Sources in SP, JD(U) and RJD said the parties have received the invitation, and their leaders will collectively decide on attending.

Minister Katheria has 23 cases against him
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

While his election affidavit shows 23 cases, the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) lists out 21.

Cong: 2G scam a conspiracy with ex-CAG Rai at its pivot
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

Congress member, who Rai says helped calculate losses, joined BJP.

CPM@50: A look at the history and future of India’s largest Communist party
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

As India’s biggest Communist Party celebrates a half century of existence, MANOJ C G looks back, and ahead

Sardar Patel vs Indira Gandhi: NDA makes its point, Congress holds its punches
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Modi sought to dwarf the memory of Indira by celebrating birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Yechury has his way, Karat agrees to rewrite CPM draft review report
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The anti-Karat faction said the plenum would also give them an opportunity to point out mistakes made by the leadership.

View from the left
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

CPI(ML)’s ML Update slams the BJP govt over repatriation of black money, which was one of its key campaign theme.

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Prakash Karat to revise a 35-year-old tactical line that has brought the party significant success, but seems to be flagging of late.

CPM debates, may tweak Prakash Karat draft on party strategy
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The Central Committee discussion, described by many leaders as intense and in-depth, is ongoing.

Congress’s Haryana analysis: Jat quota, Dera support for BJP sealed party’s fate
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Even the Jats did not rally behind the Congress as the whirlwind campaign by Om Prakash Chautala resulted in split in their votes.

View from the left
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

An editorial says that Modi, in his first Independence Day speech, had spoken about making India an industrial hub.

A day after defeat, knives out in Cong
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Yadav said several leaders had brought issues to the notice of the high command, but it did not intervene.

People have voted for change: Rahul Gandhi
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Party high command spared, blame put on Hooda and Chavan

Congress sacks Shashi Tharoor as spokesman for ‘praising’ Narendra Modi
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

His removal comes after the Kerala unit of the Congress took strong objection to his continuous effusive praise of PM Modi.

Cong panel may ask Tharoor to explain
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Antony is learnt to have met Vora on Friday. Shinde, however, was not present as he is busy campaigning in Maharashtra.