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BJP makes strategies sitting in AC rooms: Kalyan

June 1, 2009 4:24:27 pm

Kalyan Singh said the failure to focus on common man-related issues led to BJP's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.

PM hopes for new beginning as 15th Lok Sabha convenes

June 1, 2009 3:01:10 pm

As new members assembled to take oath on the opening day of 15th Lok Sabha,Prime Minister hoped a 'new beginning' will be made and Parliament will be allowed to run smoothly.

New political reality: Lalu,Mulayam sitting together

June 1, 2009 2:37:52 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav were seen sitting together as 15th Lok Sabha met for its first session.

It is a family affair for many MPs in new Lok Sabha

June 1, 2009 2:14:17 pm

As the 15th Lok Sabha assembled for the first day on Monday,it was all in the family for many members. The House,which possibly has the highest number of members related to each other,saw fathers,daughters,sons and cousins assembling together under one roof as representatives of people.

Meira Kumar set to become first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha

June 1, 2009 1:06:39 pm

Meira Kumar,who has resigned as Union Minister for Water Resources,has been nominated for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker by the UPA.

Advani elected as BJP’s Parliamentary party leader

May 31, 2009 9:41:53 pm

L K Advani was elected as BJP's Parliamentary party leader and with its drubbing in the just-concluded elections fresh in his mind said the party was "deeply disappointed" at the outcome which belied its "expectations."

Seven Doscos in 15th Lok Sabha

May 31, 2009 4:14:41 pm

The prestigious Doon School has the distinction of sending seven MPs to the 15th Lok Sabha,including Rahul Gandhi,with four of them getting ministerial berths.

Yechury: Leadership change not an issue for CPM post poll debacle

May 31, 2009 2:48:41 pm

The issue facing CPI(M) in the wake of its worst electoral debacle is not that of leadership change but drawing "correct lessons" from it,senior party leader Sitaram Yechury said.

Fate of Congress old guards unclear

May 31, 2009 2:43:15 pm

With several of Congress' old guards and loyalists left out of the Manmohan Singh Cabinet,it remains unclear whether they will be accommodated in gubernatorial or organisational posts or simply fade away into political oblivion.

Meira Kumar meets Sonia Gandhi

May 31, 2009 1:23:51 pm

Union Minister Meira Kumar met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Sunday amid indications from the party that she was the front-runner for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker.

PM calls up Advani; offers post of LS Dy Speaker to Opposition

May 30, 2009 10:20:26 pm

Manmohan Singh called up senior BJP leader L K Advani and offered the post of deputy Lok Sabha Speaker to the opposition.

Meira meets Sonia,set to become LS Speaker

May 30, 2009 9:59:07 pm

Meira Kumar was picked by the Congress high command for the position of Lok Sabha Speaker.

Yeddyurappa asks Centre to ‘bail out’ recession hit states

May 30, 2009 6:27:44 pm

Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa has asked the UPA government to work out a stimulus package for states.

Union Cabinet discusses President’s address to Parliament

May 30, 2009 4:34:01 pm

The first meeting of the expanded Union Cabinet on Saturday is understood to have discussed and approved the President's address to the joint sitting of Parliament.

Cong Core Group meets to decide on Speaker nominee

May 30, 2009 4:28:27 pm

Top leadership of Congress,including PM and party chief Sonia Gandhi,met in New Delhi to finalise the name for the Lok Sabha Speaker.

Mani Shankar Aiyar takes LS polls deafeat ‘philosophically’

May 30, 2009 2:17:10 pm

Mani Shankar Aiyar has said that he was not deterred by his defeat in the elections from Mayiladuthurai Lok Sabha seat.

Making phone calls won’t stop race attacks: BJP to Govt

May 30, 2009 10:59:44 am

Asking the Govt to set up a special cell to look into the incidents of attacks on Indians abroad,BJP said that it would raise the issue of racism in Parliament.

Leader of Opposition for RS: Jaitley,Naidu front-runners

May 29, 2009 10:11:08 pm

Sushma Swaraj appears to be front-runner for the post of Deputy Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha while it could be a toss-up between M Venkaiah Naidu and Arun Jaitley for the post of the Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha.

Nine UPA ministers have criminal cases against them

May 29, 2009 8:45:08 pm

Nine ministers of the Congress-led UPA Government have criminal cases pending against them.

Cong all set for ‘one-person-one-post formula’

May 29, 2009 6:54:35 pm

Congress would soon embark on a change in its organisation and a reshuffle in work allocation in the AICC.

RJD to overhaul party structure

May 29, 2009 6:40:52 pm

In the face of its drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha polls,RJD decided to restructure its party cells.

Sibal to look into OBC quota in private institutes

May 29, 2009 4:02:46 pm

Government will 'look into' the issue of reservation for OBCs in private unaided educational institutions,said HRD minister Kapil Sibal.

Kamal Nath looks to overhaul ‘old regulatory framework’

May 29, 2009 1:47:12 pm

India needs to rework its regulatory policy framework for road infrastructure,the new transport minister Kamal Nath said.

Oz Govt assures to protect Indian students: SM Krishna

May 29, 2009 10:58:50 am

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said that Australian authorities have assured that they will take 'stern steps' to protect Indian students.

Despite promise of ‘youth’,UPA Cabinet is old: BJP

May 28, 2009 7:56:42 pm

BJP said that in the government the average age of the new UPA cabinet shows it has a 'surplus' of old people.