Saturday, Nov 22, 2014



Yet to join NDA but Naidu lobbies to become NDA convenor
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Naidu’s political fortunes have been on a downslide following the ascendance of YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Seemandhara MPs send no-trust notice to Speaker
Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Of the 13 Lok Sabha MPs,six belong to Congress,four to TDP.

Despite good show,BJP may find hard to get allies
Mon, Dec 09, 2013

The AIADMK chief,according to sources,is wary of a tie-up with the BJP for the fear of losing minority votes to the rival DMK.

Gadkari: Draupadi had 5 husbands,BJP has 105
Thu, Oct 24, 2013

A hundred per cent consensus is not possible.

Telecom scam: Chacko’s JPC maths
Sat, Sep 07, 2013

The 30-member committee has not met since February 12.

Unruly Andhra MPs back,Speaker’s hands tied this time
Sat, Aug 31, 2013

The House witnessed four adjournments before the Chair called it a day at 3 pm.

Wary of Modi but Sena to stick to BJP’s PM choice
Sat, Jul 20, 2013

The Shiv Sena has been and would continue to be an ally of the BJP

Uddhav Thackeray in Delhi,set to meet L K Advani
Fri, Jul 19, 2013

Sena is known to have reservations about projecting Narendra Modi as NDA's PM candidate.

Ahead of fodder scam verdict,Lalu draws contingency plan
Fri, Jul 05, 2013

Faced with an impending judgment in a fodder scam case 10 days from now — on July 15 — Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad

House panel talks disaster management system,picks major holes
Tue, Jul 02, 2013

In the wake of the devastation in Uttarakhand,the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament Monday discussed a

L K Advani: Organiser to primary member
Tue, Jun 11, 2013

He charted the BJP's growth from bit player to ruling party.

Ex-Fernandes aides to launch new outfit
Tue, Jun 04, 2013

Eye on Bihar,ex-MPs Upendra Kushwaha,Brahmanand Mandal among those backing the idea

Getting wires crossed
Mon, May 20, 2013

How roles reversed in the two parliamentary committees that took up the 2G spectrum scam,and how the draft report of each differed from the other in its findings

Over 2 months after House motion,JPC yet to be set up
Mon, May 20, 2013

Parliamentary Affairs minister Kamal Nath never moved a motion in LS concurring with RS resolution

House awards function likely to be deferred
Mon, May 06, 2013

Thanks to the current parliamentary logjam,a function for conferring the Best Parliamentarian Awards for 2010,2011 and 2012

Oppn rejects draft,Chacko reluctant to call meeting of JPC
Thu, May 02, 2013

Unsure of the numbers on his side,Joint Parliamentary Committee Chairman P C Chacko is reluctant to convene a meeting of the panel

Chacko says Speaker can’t remove him as JPC chief
Wed, May 01, 2013

Charging the Opposition with disregard for parliamentary procedures and norms,P C Chacko Tuesday said there was no rule under which the Speaker could remove him as the Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee. Responding to the Opposition’s demand for his removal,Chacko told The Indian Express: “There is no rule under which I can be removed […]

Truce brokered,BJP will allow Finance Bill to pass today
Tue, Apr 30, 2013

The government had earlier planned passage of the Finance Bill for May 6

Short of majority,Congress may invoke rules at JPC meet
Wed, Apr 24, 2013

Rule 262 may help ruling party to foil Opposition's game plan.

Chacko faces numbers game in JPC
Sat, Apr 20, 2013

His confidence about being able to sort out differences over the draft 2G report notwithstanding,Joint Parliamentary Committee chairman P C Chacko faces a difficult test of numbers when the panel meets on April 25.

Nitish Kumar pulls no punches,BJP hints enough
Mon, Apr 15, 2013

Potshots at Modi as JD(U) stresses secular credibility in leader,BJP rejects Modi 'inferences'.

Nitish Kumar doesn’t mince words,BJP smarts
Sun, Apr 14, 2013

Talking about the leadership issue,Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar invoked Atal Behari Vajpayee.

Citing Gujarat riots,JD(U) opposes Narendra Modi as Prime Minister
Sun, Apr 14, 2013

Janata Dal (United) indicated that it is inclined to walk out of the NDA.

Citing riots,JD(U) says no to Modi,but gives BJP time
Sun, Apr 14, 2013

However,the JD(U) is likely to wait till the end of the year for the BJP to take a decision.

JD(S) turncoat in BJP second list
Wed, Apr 10, 2013

The Central Election Committee of the BJP,which met here on Tuesday,finalised the names for 36 constituencies.

Sharad likely to get JD(U) chief post for third term
Wed, Apr 03, 2013

The meeting will be held at the Constitution Club here.

Adhikar rally: Nitish Kumar stresses on role as kingmaker
Mon, Mar 18, 2013

JD(U) could no longer be ignored,and hinted that his doors were open to any alliance: Nitish

Can’t ignore me,my model of growth: Nitish in Delhi
Mon, Mar 18, 2013

Rally: At meet for special status,projects himself as kingmaker,hints doors open

Chacko wants majority view on PC as witness
Tue, Oct 16, 2012

With Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar refusing to bail him out over the issue of summoning Finance Minister P Chidambaram as a witness

Election dates clash with Winter Session,Centre ponders options
Sun, Oct 07, 2012

The schedule announced by the Election Commission for Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat has cast its shadow over the Winter Session of Parliament

Rahul Gandhi drops out of HRD House panel
Tue, Oct 02, 2012

Rahul Gandhi,who is tipped to get a bigger role in the Congress organistion,has opted out of the parliamentary standing committee on human resource development

House logjam to continue,BJP up for larger corruption battle
Sat, Aug 25, 2012

The two Houses remained paralysed for the fourth consecutive day.

Cong members refuse to call PM as witness,BJP walks out of JPC meet
Thu, Aug 23, 2012

Persisting with its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over Coal block allocation,BJP contingent Wednesday walked out of a meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee while seeking to open another front against him over the 2G spectrum scam

BJP set to ask JPC
Wed, Aug 22, 2012

The JPC is scheduled to meet tomorrow with the stated agenda of an “internal discussion for finalising future programme of work of the committee”.

On Day 2,Sonia plays Leader of House again
Fri, Aug 10, 2012

He dutifully said the government was in agreement with the members and a response was being worked out.

On Day 2,Sonia Gandhi plays Leader of House again
Thu, Aug 09, 2012

Giving up her trademark poise and reserve,Sonia led from front,directing ministers to intervene.