MANOJ C G

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Gujarat Unrest: The studied silence of an unprepared BJP and a wary Congress
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

There is lack of clarity within the Congress too. Not one leader from either party was ready to speak on record about whether the demand of the Patels is bona fide.

Congress upset with Nitish move to invite Kejriwal for campaigning in Bihar
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

The Congress now finds itself in a spot as it is locked in a bitter tussle with the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi and its leader is set to campaign for the alliance in which it is a partner.

GST Bill: Govt reaches out, Congress says show the bill
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Kharge said that one has to see which provisions have been accepted or deleted in the GST bill.

In exit, what Himanta Biswa Sarma can take away from Congress in Assam
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

‘I can bring a number of MLAs with me. It is for the BJP to decide how many MLAs they will be in a position to take,’ says Himanta, who will cross over Friday.

Modi’s UAE visit: A new chapter, a joint message to Pakistan
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

A joint statement, issued after talks between PM Modi and UAE Crown Prince, asked countries to abandon the use of terrorism against others and dismantle terror infrastructures on their soil.

PM Modi’s UAE visit: In Dubai heat, packed stadium on its feet
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Modi’s speech covered a range of topics from terrorism, the “new-look India”, the warm welcome that he received in the UAE and initiatives launched by his government for Indian expatriates.

PM Narendra Modi charms diaspora in Dubai
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Monday’s event was a big show of strength by the Indian community in Dubai.

PM visits Emirates- Modi invites UAE: Invest $1 tn in infra, energy sectors
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Modi met the movers and shakers of UAE business at Masdar, a zero carbon city and a centre of hi-tech innovation on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi.

Dubai gets ready for mega Modi moment
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Supported by BJP, plan includes live translation of speech on FM channels

First visit to a Gulf Arab nation: At UAE grand mosque, Modi hails ‘peace, harmony inherent in Islam’
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

In rare honour, Crown Prince receives PM at airport; talks to focus on security

UAE takes a ‘landmark’ decision, allots land for buliding first temple in Abu Dhabi
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

There are nearly 2.6 million Indians in UAE which constitutes 30 per cent of the total population.

Narendra Modi’s UAE visit On Day 1, PM to head to mosque, meet Indians at labour camp
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

A labour camp is an unlikely place to visit for a head of state, but ICAD is scheduled to be Modi’s second stop in Abu Dhabi after Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Rahul dares ‘scared’ Modi to bring back IPL’s Modi
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Rahul Gandhi said the IPL has two networks, one visible on the field and the other “Lalit Modi’s secretive network”.

Why PM Modi’s visit to the UAE could be among his most significant so far
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

This will be Modi’s maiden visit to an Islamic country — and the first by an Indian PM in 34 years to the UAE, a country in which over 2 million Indians live and work, and send home an estimated $ 12 billion every year

Raising Q & Anderson: Sonia says Sushma had no other defence
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Lok Sabha leaders said the party had little option after other parties including the SP took a stand in favour of a discussion.

Congress hits back: ‘BJP, Modi blocked GST all these years’
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said “it was wrong propaganda by the government that the Congress opposed GST on the floor of the House."

Away from Parliament, Captain and his agenda
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Amarinder did quit the Congress once. In 1984, after Operation Blue Star, he joined the Akali Dal and became a minister in the Surjit Singh Barnala government.

Arun Jaitley stands by remark on ‘indirectly elected RS’, Mistry insists on privilege
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Jaitley argued that 'if such comments were to be interpreted as a breach of privilege, free speech would be endangered.'

Naga accord shows govt’s arrogance, North-east CMs not consulted: Sonia Gandhi
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Opening another front against the government, Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, charged that the voice of the three states of Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh is being "suppressed".

Sharad Yadav, D Raja with Congress, Trinamool Congress behind it
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

CPM’s P Karunakaran said they would attend the House on Thursday and request Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to withdraw the suspensions.

Congress stares down, Government may blink
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

For now, the Congress does not seem to be in a mood to give up. The government’s U-turn on the land bill is also a shot in its arm.

The placard: Overhead, oversized, chasing cameras
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

The Congress went fancier from day two, with printed slogans in multiple colours.

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh on street, Rahul Gandhi says this will get bigger
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

Buoyed by support from many parties Congress members from both Houses sat in protest for nearly an hour near the Mahatma Gandhi statue on the Parliament complex.

AAP, TMC, Left in 9 who join Congress’s 5-day boycott of Lok Sabha
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

Congress MPs from both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha will hold a protest in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament on Tuesday.

Sonia Gandhi targets PM Narendra Modi: Mann ki baat champion on maun vrat
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

She also made it clear that that there can be no productive discussion and no meaningful proceedings as long as 'those responsible for their wrong-doings remain in office.'

‘Never requested UK for papers to Lalit Modi’: Sushma Swaraj speaks, Congress asks how could she
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

Sushma Swaraj said she had conveyed on 'day one' through Jaitley that she was ready to respond to all charges being made against her.

Parliament logjam: Congress digs up more charges, now targets Anurag Thakur
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Calling statements coming from the BJP and government as “provocative” and “unwarranted”, the Congress questioned the “sincerity” of the government in breaking the logjam.

All-party meet called to end stalemate
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

Naidu accused the Congress for the Parliament impasse and noted that the land and GST bills were sent to parliamentary committees due to the Opposition’s demands.

Shiv Sena attends Opp meeting on land Bill
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

We have taken a stand...It’s not a question of going with the Opposition, Shiv Sena said.

‘Speaker let everyone but us speak….what if not partiality?’: Mallikarjun Kharge
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Mallikarjun Kharge, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, expresses his indignation in this interview to Manoj C G.

View from the Earlier Side: When Jaitley saw ‘benefits to the country’ in obstructing Parliament
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The Congress is now recalling the statements Jaitley and Sushma had made, arguing that the BJP had set the precedent for disruption.

Monsoon session: BJP raises Robert Vadra and placard vs placard
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Moves notice for privilege motion over Facebook post, rattled Cong asks how BJP MP allowed to do so

Singed, Congress mentions ‘skeletons’ in BJP cupboard
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Congress party put up a brave face and rejected demand for Rawat’s resignation, saying “it was only speculation that there were other people involved”.

Cong senior told me to give diplomatic passport to coal scam accused: Sushma Swaraj
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Sushma Swaraj said she will disclose the name of a senior Congress leader who allegedly pressured her to give a diplomatic passport to Santosh Bagrodia, an accused in the coal scam case

BJP wants just to discuss, finish it off and run away: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Ghulam Nabi Azad, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, speaks to Indian Express.

Rajya Sabha: Govt ready for debate, Oppn says get your ministers to resign first
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Rajya Sabha saw repeated adjournments with opposition members creating uproar, including by trooping into the Well of the House.