The ruling JD(U) in Bihar has urged SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to project party leader and CM Nitish Kumar as the Janata Parivar’s candidate for the top post in the assembly elections.
Nitish and Lalu have already arrived in the capital. While, JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav would be attending the meeting, there was no word on JD(S) leader H D Deve Gowda.
Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh and Choudhury Birender Singh are yet to move into government bungalows since they have not been vacated by previous occupants.
As the NDA government completes one year in office, M Venkaiah Naidu tells Pradeep Kaushal that social security schemes are the govt's biggest achievements. Excerpts:
As every ordinance has to be replaced by an Act, the government introduced a fresh bill in the Lok Sabha two days back.
Biju Janata Dal has 20 members in the Lok Sabha and seven members in the Rajya Sabha.
Yadav speaks on the Janata Parivar merger, BJP policies and the Bihar elections.
BJP MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat spoke to Pradeep Kaushal about govt-run BSNL’s poor services.
The bill will require endorsement and ratification by at least 50 per cent of the state legislatures before it comes into effect.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tried to conduct proceedings twice during question hour as TRS members parked themselves in the well and chanted slogans.
Amarinder and Rahul sit next to each other in Lok Sabha, exchange notes and gestures while Akali Dal MPs try to shout the former down.
SP chief also asked them to refer all disputes over naming candidates to him.
Ram Vilas Paswan said Rahul was trying to become a 'martyr by cutting a finger'.
Six parties of Janata Parivar on Wednesday decided to merge and form a new party with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh as its president.
Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.
The government has decided to give a plaque honouring late Prime Minister Morarji Desai.
Mualyam Singh Yadav will be the chairman of the new umbrella party, the sources said.
The existing executive order will lapse on April 5.
New version of the Land Ordinance to include 9 amendments.
Offered a choice between a discussion and an extension of current leg, opposition opts for former.
The select committee for the coal bill has suggested no modification, though five of its members dissented.
Two committee members, including Mani Shankar Aiyar of the Congress, have appended their dissent to the report.
Sonia Gandhi infused fresh life into protests after it had appeared to fizzle out. She could be seen giving instructions to Mallikarjun Kharge and directing MPs to go into the well.
While an ordinance has a life of six months, it has to be approved by parliament within six weeks of the commencement of the session.
The government may not call a joint sitting, for it would pave the way for another confrontation.
Venugopal said that Mufti, “undeterred by the furore created by the release of the separatist, adding insult to injury.
Sources in RS Secretariat told Ansari would “soon” initiate the impeachment process, beginning with verification of the MPs’ signatures.
As part of key economic reforms, the Bill provides for raising the FDI cap in the insurance sector to 49 per cent.
Opposition seeks PM’s statement, Rajnath told the House that “the government and the BJP fully disassociate themselves from the remarks (made by Mufti).
Pandey alleged 2,375 children had fallen sick between 2011 and 2014 due to poor-quality food served in Jharkhand.
Bill introduced, BJP forms committee to get inputs, PM tells party to ‘bust the myths’.
Govt to withdraw insurance, coal bills from RS, bring them in LS to keep joint session option open.
Emotive issue as it concerns farmers, needs to be addressed, says Venkaiah.
The BJP would need a lot more than the Mahadalit-card to counter Nitish Kumar.
The Bihar poll will be more crucial for the BJP than Delhi’s was. It involves the egos of both PM Modi and Nitish.
Nand Kishore Yadav said BJP MLAs would meet at 6 pm after the central directive was received.