• FDI suspension brings Parliament back on track December 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Parliament deadlock is finally over after the government suspended its decision to bring 51 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail. Parliament functioned for the first time in the 2011 winter session. After nine days of total paralysis in Parliament, there was finally some business after...
  • FDI: Rift within Congress, PM talks tough November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: It is a split wide open within the government and the Congress on the issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail. After six Days of pandemonium in Parliament over FDI in retail, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did some tough talking on Tuesday. "We are confident that the...
  • BJP hits Govt hard over Maken's CWG statement August 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Ajay Maken's statement on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi as OC Chairman created pandemonium inside Parliament and outside as well on Tuesday as the BJP cornered the UPA Government on the issue of corruption in the Commonwealth Games. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitely and...
  • Nitish has lost moral right to rule: Bihar Oppn July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Bihar Opposition stalled the assembly proceedings on Wednesday demanding Nitish Kumar's resignation, a day after IBN 7 exposed how the high and mighty of Bihar had all managed to get huge plots of land from the Bihar Industrial development Authority. They criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...
  • Widow slams Maharashtra govt, embarrasses Cong July 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The Vidarbha farmer's widow whose plight was highlighted by Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi in Parliament, has complained about the Congress led-government in Maharashtra to BJP's Rajnath Singh. With Rahul Gandhi citing her example, Kalavati soon became the face of struggling widows of Vidharbha's suicide zone in Maharashtra...
  • Munde stays with the BJP, rebellion quelled? June 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The storm over disgruntled BJP leader Gopinath Munde has blown over it appears. Munde, after meeting Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday declared he will remain in the BJP. Munde refuted reports that he was offered a Cabinet berth to switch to the Congress. He also flatly denied reports that...
  • Cong-BJP war of words over Radia heats up December 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Amidst allegations of links between corporate lobbyist Nira Radia and the NDA - the Pejawar Mutt Trust, which was allegedly allotted land by the NDA government after Nira Radia lobbied for it - has completely denied those allegations. While CBI investigates her role the 2G spectrum scam, the...
  • BJP targets PM at NDA rally December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The NDA launched a countrywide agitation from the national capital and demanded that the Prime Minister either act or resign on moral grounds, on Wednesday. The opposition took its battle against the UPA out into the streets and the target at this rally, in the heart of the...
  • Advani flays PM for comments on phone tapping December 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Hours after the Prime Minister spoke on phone tapping, on Tuesday, Senior BJP Leader LK Advani came out all guns blazing. Charging the UPA of being in the grip of lobbyists, he accused the PM of not knowing what was going on within the government. Quoting the Prime...