Scrap additional tax, include alcohol, tobacco, electricity, says party
The party, these leaders maintain, should focus on the original issue of Raje helping Lalit Modi in the UK and the alleged business links of her son, Dushyant Singh, with the former IPL chief.
Claiming that Narendra Singh Tomar was the 41st to die, Singh said, “How many more lives Vyapam would take?”
Congress has been piling up pressure on BJP to sack Vasundhara Raje, accusing her of quid pro quo in helping the former IPL boss Lalit Modi.
Off the record, however, some MPs did express their reservations about the way Raje and the party seem to have chosen to brazen the issue.
Former Union Minister M Veerappa Moily said Advani should say what he left unsaid in the interests of the nation.
“The Congress will of course raise this issue,” Azad told The Indian Express, “and I don’t think there will be any political party in the Opposition who can sit and watch this and be a silent spectator.”
“The plan to be put into operation” was drafted in the note — dated January 8, 1975 — written by the then West Bengal Chief Minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray to Gandhi.
The bill may allow companies to lease the land instead of acquiring it outright, Gogoi said.
Besides the Congress president, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and general secretaries in charge of states would attend the meeting on June 9.
Alliance before polls irrespective of RJD position, Nitish to be projected as CM.
No place for middlemen, brokers in power corridors: PM at Mathura rally
Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, in conversation with Indian Express.
"How do you trust a prime minister who said one thing before the elections and does exactly the opposite after the elections?" asks Sibal.
On his feet in the Lok Sabha, on the road in Andhra Pradesh, on Twitter and in selfies, Rahul is back from his mystery leave, and how. But will he be a flash in the Congress pan?
The BJP government is increasingly facing allegations of flouting or circumventing parliamentary procedures and traditions.
Sources within the party said the Congress was divided on the question of sending the bill to a parliamentary committee.
CPM member in Lok Sabha A Sampath on why he insisted that black money should be called ‘bad money’.
The party had appointed former state finance minister Kewekhape Therie as its state chief last Tuesday.
Govt may refer the GST bill, passed by Lok Sabha, to a select committee in Rajya Sabha; banks on joint committee for land bill.
Congress vice-president asks them to spend more time in their states.
Ambika Soni talks to Manoj C G about party’s stand on alleged molestation on BUS and girl’s death in Moga.
Opposition slammed the government for "bypassing" Parliamentary Standing Committees by refusing to refer several bills to it.
Real Estate Bill amendments pro-builder; has diluted safeguards for buyers brought by UPA government: Rahul Gandhi
Naidu said the amendments proposed are based on the standing panel’s recommendations (during UPA).
The Congress’s Shantaram Naik said courts are “interfering” in the functioning of the legislature.
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.
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'.
Sources said he is gearing up to embark on padayatras — which could be called ‘kisan padayatra’ — from the beginning of next month.
Tiruchi Siva tells Manoj C G about the features of the Bill and what prompted him to move it.
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.
He would trek to the shrine located on the foothills of the Himalayas.
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.
Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda was the first to issue a pink turban code for his supporters participating in the rally.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made his first public appearance after his return from a nearly two-month break earlier this week.
A generational transition or change is imminent and is healthy for the party.
With the end of the Mughal Empire and the rise of British power, the 19th century Muslim intellectual had to reimagine his politics.