Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015



Janata Parivar merges with Mulayam as chief, BJP says it will flop
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Six parties of Janata Parivar on Wednesday decided to merge and form a new party with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh as its president.

Conflict of interest: Venkaiah Naidu frowns, so does tobacco panel
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.

After Narasimha Rao, Centre now plans memorial plaque for Morarji Desai
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

The government has decided to give a plaque honouring late Prime Minister Morarji Desai.

Mulayam Yadav’s push speeds up Janata Parivar merger
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Mualyam Singh Yadav will be the chairman of the new umbrella party, the sources said.

To keep land ordinance alive, Centre moves to prorogue Rajya Sabha
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The existing executive order will lapse on April 5.

Land Acquisition Ordinance: Govt set to prorogue RS
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

New version of the Land Ordinance to include 9 amendments.

Govt, opposition clear decks for rushing Mines, Coal bills today
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Offered a choice between a discussion and an extension of current leg, opposition opts for former.

Mines, Coal could get extra time before break
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The select committee for the coal bill has suggested no modification, though five of its members dissented.

Panel report in, Rajya Sabha set to take mines bill up today
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Two committee members, including Mani Shankar Aiyar of the Congress, have appended their dissent to the report.

Congress walks out of LS over church attacks
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

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.

Land bill: Govt to prorogue parliament after March 20 to push land ordinance
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

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.

Govt optimistic on all bills but land
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

The government may not call a joint sitting, for it would pave the way for another confrontation.

AIADMK warms up to Congress, pushes for Mufti govt dismissal
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Venugopal said that Mufti, “undeterred by the furore created by the release of the separatist, adding insult to injury.

Impeach MP judge S K Gangele accused of harassment: 58 members of RS to Ansari
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Sources in RS Secretariat told Ansari would “soon” initiate the impeachment process, beginning with verification of the MPs’ signatures.

Insurance Bill enters Lok Sabha, faces hurdle in Rajya Sabha
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

As part of key economic reforms, the Bill provides for raising the FDI cap in the insurance sector to 49 per cent.

Mufti’s credit to militants, Hurriyat for safe elections draws sharp reaction from Opposition
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Opposition seeks PM’s statement, Rajnath told the House that “the government and the BJP fully disassociate themselves from the remarks (made by Mufti).

‘Midday meal is poisonous’: BJP MP flusters Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Pandey alleged 2,375 children had fallen sick between 2011 and 2014 due to poor-quality food served in Jharkhand.

NDA allies join Opp chorus to push BJP in a corner over land law
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Bill introduced, BJP forms committee to get inputs, PM tells party to ‘bust the myths’.

Pressure building, BJP-led govt ready to change land law and look ‘pro-poor’
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Govt to withdraw insurance, coal bills from RS, bring them in LS to keep joint session option open.

Land law: Opposition staring down, Modi Govt may blink
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Emotive issue as it concerns farmers, needs to be addressed, says Venkaiah.

Nitish is winner of Jitan Ram Manjhi episode, it’s now up to BJP to choose path ahead
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

The BJP would need a lot more than the Mahadalit-card to counter Nitish Kumar.

Wiser after Delhi, BJP lets Bihar unit back govt
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The Bihar poll will be more crucial for the BJP than Delhi’s was. It involves the egos of both PM Modi and Nitish.

Bihar BJP takes call to support Manjhi, awaits word from Delhi
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Nand Kishore Yadav said BJP MLAs would meet at 6 pm after the central directive was received.

View from the right: Freebies Vs Growth
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The Organiser cautions people against the distribution of freebies by the Arvind Kejriwal regime at the cost of India’s economic growth.

Raj Thackeray plans to launch MNS mouthpiece
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Sources in the MNS disclosed to The Indian Express Tuesday that the name of the daily will be ‘Maratha’.

Wary of Nitish Kumar, but BJP in no mood to back Jitan Manjhi in floor test
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

BJP is letting the sentiment and issues working against Manjhi stick to itself ahead of the assembly polls.

Why it pays BJP to get in Nitish Kumar’s way now
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The BJP is waiting to see how much support Manjhi is able to mobilise, before it comes out in his support.

Nitish Kumar parades his numbers, Patna High Court asks him to wait
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Nitish was accompanied by Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Yadav. Governor asks Manjhi to take floor test on Feb 20

Bihar politics: Nitish Kumar to meet Pranab Mukherjee, MLAs in tow
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

President’s House gives appointment for 7 pm; delegation to include Sharad, Lalu, Mulayam

Nitish Kumar to take over Jitan Ram Manjhi as Bihar CM
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

A near-consensus has emerged in the state JD(U) to get Nitish Kumar back as the state chief minister.

With green signal from Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish set to return as Bihar CM
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Lalu’s clearance is vital as the JD(U) is able to sustain its government in Bihar only because of his support after the break-up with the BJP.

In this term, Narendra Modi govt will never have the numbers in Rajya Sabha
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Currently, the Opposition has a combined strength of at least 132 in an effective House of 243 members.

By end of Modi term, BJP would be near 70 in RS, Cong around 48
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Elections to 10 RS seats will be held this year — the first lot of four seats are in J&K.

Delhi Assembly elections: Kiran Bedi joins BJP; Amit Shah says CM choice only after polls
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Retired IPS officer Kiran Bedi joined the BJP today.

Bihar: JD(U), RJD on ‘close to forging working unity’
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Merger plans moving forward nationally, leaders to meet in Patna today to mark Makar Sankranti.

Tracking Transition in 2015: In offing: Janata merger, new CPM chief
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

At the combined convention, the Parivar will adopt its constitution and elect its leadership.