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August 3, 2015 6:30 pm

Congress whip of the party K C Venugopal said the remaining members were most likely to boycott the House and discussion were on with other opposition parties.

August 3, 2015 3:51 pm

At the all-party meeting, the government did not offered any leverage to the warring Congress but indicated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could intervene if there is a debate on the controversy

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August 3, 2015 3:30 pm

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

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August 3, 2015 7:25 pm

Rahul Gandhi had visited the FTII campus in Pune last Friday and attacked the RSS ideology alleging that it was systematically promoting "mediocrity" in various institutions.

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August 3, 2015 1:45 pm

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.'

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August 3, 2015 12:56 pm

Sushma Swaraj managed to speak a few sentences in Rajya Sabha amid slogan-shouting by Congress members seeking fixing of accountability in the Lalitgate and Vyapam scam

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August 3, 2015 7:22 pm

"We are raising very important issue with strong evidence, but Govt is unwilling to take action in this regard," said Sonia Gandhi.

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August 3, 2015 9:40 am

Sitharaman said the demand that PM Modi intervene in the debate has little meaning as he has done so on a total of five occasions in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

August 3, 2015 3:14 pm

In an interview, Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi talks on the alliance between Hindustani Awami Morcha (Secular) and BJP, his changed political stance and “anti-Nitish” pitch.

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August 2, 2015 2:06 pm

Tharoor had complained in a letter to Gandhi that his "sincere" services to the party have "neither been seen nor appreciated."

August 2, 2015 9:15 am

While the BJP-led coalition is reaching out to Opposition, there is no let up in the Congress attack on the government on the Lalit Modi and Vyapam controversies

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August 2, 2015 2:25 am

The party has made it clear that it would prefer to stay away from the meeting if there is no tangible proposal from the government.

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August 2, 2015 3:01 am

The transfers come ahead of the possible visit of a high-profile Election Commission (EC) team, led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi.

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Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy clarified in his tweet, "When I suggested intelligence keeping a tab, I mentioned no community."

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July 31, 2015 5:40 pm

BJP MP said it was "shameful" that a Congress Chief Minister was dancing when the nation was observing state mourning.

File photo of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge speaking in Lok Sabha.
July 31, 2015 1:54 pm

The BJP government had indicated convening an all-party meeting to end the impasse in Parliament.

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July 31, 2015 2:14 pm

There have been differences between Chouhan and Gaur, a former chief minister of the state, over various issues including the Vyapam scam, party sources said.

July 31, 2015 2:15 pm

The BJP government held an all-party meeting seeking to end the logjam but the Congress refused to attend it.

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July 31, 2015 10:39 am

The Shiv Sena has said that all those who asked for mercy to be shown towards Yakub Memon should be tried for being enemies of the country.

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July 31, 2015 8:03 am

Hope people can see difference in the way the NDA govt is handling Parliament, MoS for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman tells Liz Mathew.

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July 31, 2015 1:51 am

Sources said that the censure motion was being used to try and express no confidence in Swaraj as a Cabinet minister.

Congress MP Ambika Soni.
July 31, 2015 2:31 am

The government had asked the MPs to vacate their official bungalows by 10 June after the rejection of privilege notices sent by the two against the eviction orders served on them.

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July 30, 2015 4:20 pm

BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad attacked Digvijaya Singh, saying his comments "seek to question the judicial process", and spoke of Singh's attempts at "alignment" between judicial process and politics.

Congress leader and former Union minister Veerappa Moily.
July 29, 2015 2:43 pm

Moily said the Congress party was supporting modifications that they suggested to the GST bill, but it was premature to say whether the proposed changes will be accepted.

July 29, 2015 3:45 pm

Both Houses of Parliament have been adjourned on Wednesday following the death of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in Shillong earlier this week.

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July 29, 2015 3:05 am

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan discusses Bihar politics, Parliament standoff and caste census. Excerpts from interviews to Santosh Singh in Patna and Liz Mathew in New Delhi.

July 29, 2015 1:07 am

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

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July 29, 2015 1:06 am

Nirupam, a former MP, alleged that on December 20, 2012, when Gujarat’s Assembly poll results were announced, Irani had made “defamatory and scurrilous comments” against him during a TV debate.

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July 29, 2015 5:30 pm

Shah said Kalam dreamt of a developed, prosperous and strong India and dedicated his life to realising this dream.

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July 28, 2015 4:21 am

The leader was holding the portfolios of transport, nationalised transport and Motor Vehicles Act.

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July 28, 2015 8:38 am

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

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July 29, 2015 8:33 am

An unfazed Trinamool has declared that it will stage protests every day this week on various issues that require attention.

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July 28, 2015 8:56 am

The chief minister announced a regular pay scale for 3.5 lakh contract teachers from this month itself.

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan speaks in Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
July 28, 2015 1:26 am

Adhir was apparently protesting against the government for initiating legislative business despite the agitation by the Opposition.

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July 27, 2015 6:21 pm

Taking a dig at Narendra Modi for his '56 inch chest' comment during campaigning for Lok Sabha elections, AAP spokesperson Sanjay Singh said it seems to have deflated.

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July 27, 2015 4:53 pm

The bandh disrupted normal life as few trains were halted by lathi-wielding mobs, which also forced few shops and educational institutions to shut operations.

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