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Denial of LoP status to Congress illegal, can be challenged in court: Abhishek Singhvi

June 08, 2019 2:53 am

Speaking in his personal view and capacity, Singhvi told The Indian Express that the 1977 law that governs salaries and allowances of the Leaders of Opposition in Parliament makes no mention of the 10 per cent rule.

Abhishek Singhvi says he wants to challenge Leader of Opposition rule, if Cong permits

June 07, 2019 9:46 pm

The Congress did not get the post of Leader of Opposition in the last Lok Sabha as it had only 44 seats in 2014, which is below the 10 per cent seats mark as cited in the rule. After having won 52 Lok Sabha seats in this general election, the Congress is unlikely to get the post this time again.

Our phones are tapped, fear is all around, says Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad

February 06, 2018 7:49 am

Participating in the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s address, Ghulam Nabi Azad referred to his visits to Gujarat, and said even voters were threatened with dire consequences if they did not vote for the BJP.

‘Innocent’ Akhilesh dodges Opposition attack over law and order

March 27, 2015 1:22 am

Akhilesh, in his budget speech, stated that like every govt, law and order will always be the top priority for him.

Speaker: Lop not necessary for strong Opposition

February 02, 2015 2:28 am

A strong Opposition reminds the government that it cannot do whatever it feels like, she said.

Leader of Opposition in Parliament not mandatory constitutional position: Centre tells Delhi HC

January 15, 2015 12:40 am

The ASG however argued that giving recognition to any person as the LoP was under complete discretion of the Speaker.

High Court asks Jung to appoint Delhi Lokayukta

September 27, 2014 2:05 am

The court further said that the “doctrine of necessity” allowed the L-G to appoint a Lokayukta.

Will try to unite Oppn to target govt policies: Antony

August 21, 2014 1:13 am

AK Antony said the Congress’s efforts to bring everyone together on insurance Bill had been successful.

LoP issue: Citing rules, Speaker says no to Congress

August 20, 2014 9:00 am

AG has already told Speaker that Congress should not be granted the status of LoP.

Leader of Oppn: SC junks plea to quash Mavalankar rule

August 09, 2014 2:35 am

The Supreme Court Friday threw out a petition that sought to get “Mavalankar’s 10 per cent rule” quashed.

LEADER OF OPPOSITION VIDEOS

Goa CM seeks report on US tourist's death

January 15, 2016 4:20 pm

Panaji (Goa), Jan 15 (ANI): Goa's Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has informed the state assembly that he has asked the police to give him a report in connection with the recent death of an American tourist who was allegedly chased by villagers in Pernem Taluka. Leader of Opposition Pratapsingh Rane said if foreign tourists like Caitan Vholte are killed in a tourist state like Goa, then tourists would stop visiting. The 30-year-old American tourist died after falling in a paddy field in Korgao village in Pernem. Villagers suspected him to be a thief.