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  • A well worded, directionless Rail Budget full of ideas: M Mallikarjuna Kharge 16 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Union Railways Budget is a very well worded one. It is a craftily worded Budget. Just like 'much ado about nothing'. As I have already mentioned, it is a very well worded speech, but has no plans for generating resources. You may have good ideas, but how...
  • Parliament: Both Houses adjourned following protest by Opposition over Venkaiah's remarks 19 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned for a while on Thursday morning before presentation of the Railway Budget -- Lok Sabha over Parliamentary Affairs Naidu's comments on the Opposition while the Rajya Sabha over RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks about Mother Teresa. As soon as the Lok Sabha...
  • Live: Venkaiah Naidu clarifies his remark on Congress, tries to pacify the opposition 19 hours 44 minutes ago

    Uproar in Lok Sabha ahead of presentation of railway budget as opposition demands apology from Venkaiah Naidu for his remarks on the Congress. "I have not used any unparliamentary language , just spoke on what was in the past and present. I respect all leaders and parties," he stated. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi should be made Congress President, says Kamal Nath Yesterday

    After the storm over Rahul Gandhi's ill timed sabbatical, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has stepped in to defend the party vice president. ...
  • BJP, Congress accuse AAP government of misleading people Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP and Congress on Wednesday accused the Arvind Kejriwal government of misleading people by playing tricks with figures while announcing 50 per cent cut in power tariff and free water scheme. BJP Legislature Party leader in Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta termed the announcement by the AAP government on cheap...
  • Kamal Nath, Digvijay Singh support Rahul Gandhi as Congress chief Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is likely to be elevated as Congress President in April as the party grapples with the crisis which has hit the organisation since the Lok Sabha election rout and the subsequent Assembly election defeats. Some senior leaders like Kamal Nath and Digvijay Singh have come in...
  • Rahul not running away from politics: Digvijaya Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday dismissed speculation that Rahul Gandhi could "run away" from politics and maintained that he is made of "sterner staff" and will return to lead the party. The AICC general secretary at the same felt that the Congress Vice President is encountering resistance...
  • Rahul's office rejects Congress worker's claims, says photos of him being in Uttarakhand are old Yesterday

    New Delhi: Soon after Congress worker Jagdish Sharma released pictures of Rahul Gandhi claiming that he is holidaying in Dehradun, the party vice president's office issued a clarification rejecting the claims made by Sharma. "The claims made by Jagdish Sharma are not true. These pictures were taken when Rahul Gandhi was...
  • BJP mocks at Rahul Gandhi, calls his photos a case of 'lost and found' Yesterday

    New Delhi: After a Congress worker released photos of party vice president Rahul Gandhi claiming he was in Uttarakhand following speculations that he was holidaying abroad after skipping the important Budget Session of Parliament a miss, the Bharatiya Janata Party mocked at its rival saying it was a case of...
  • Congress worker releases photo of Rahul Gandhi, claims he is doing 'chintan' in Uttarakhand Yesterday

    Dehradun: Amidst reports that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is out of the country at a time when the Budget session of Parliament is underway, a party worker Jagdish Sharma has released his pictures and claimed that he is in Uttarakhand. Sharma claimed that he released Rahul's photos because he...
  • Centre tables Land Bill in Lok Sabha amidst opposition uproar 2 days ago

    Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's allies like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. ...
  • Storm over land bill: Has Modi government's reforms agenda hit a roadblock? 2 days ago

    Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's alles like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. ...
  • Congress seeks MP Governor's resignation over MPPEB scam 2 days ago

    Bhopal: Accusing Governor Ram Naresh Yadav of failing to uphold the sanctity of his post, the opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded his resignation over the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Joining a debate on motion of thanks to Governor's address during the ongoing budget session of the state Assembly,...
  • Modi tells MPs to defend all ordinances, not be affected by Opposition's remarks 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the National Democratic Alliance on the front foot in Parliament and has directed all the MPs to aggressively defend all the ordinances as united opposition is all set to corner the government on a number of issues. The government is putting all...
  • Land Bill tabled in Lok Sabha amidst protests by Opposition, BJP allies; Congress walks out 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's alles like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. Sanjay Raut of the Shiv Sena said on protest against...
  • Facts and fiction of Land Acquisition Ordinance, as narrated by BJP 2 days ago

    After a high level meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in the national capital on Monday night, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill in Parliament. It will replace the ordinance promulgated by the government in December 2014, which had brought changes in the earlier...
  • Mother Teresa was baptising from her death bed, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. "He (Bhagwat) is free to make any comment and there should be no...
  • Digvijaya Singh defends Rahul Gandhi for taking a break but admits 'timing could have been better' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Coming to the defence of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh said there was nothing wrong in taking a break because it helps in introspecting. However, he admitted that a leave during the Budget session of Parliament might have been avoided. "If Rahul wans...
  • Government to introduce Land Acquisition Bill today; aims to placate Opposition, Anna Hazare 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as a united opposition and anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare continue with their vociferous protests against the Centre's economic agenda and "pro-rich" stand, the Narendra Modi government is likely to introduce the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. It will replace the ordinance promulgated by...
  • Is the Congress Vice President running away from his responsibilities? 3 days ago

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Anna Hazare returns, targets Modi government's Land Ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said...
  • Rahul Gandhi to miss budget session 3 days ago

    After a series of massive electoral losses with the latest being the complete wipeout of the Congress in Delhi Asembly elections, party vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to take leave from party work and skip major part of the Budget session that starts on Monday. He may lead Congress's...
  • Air India flight delayed as Congress MP goes 'shopping' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: An Air India flight to Hyderabad from Delhi, with a Union Minister and Supreme Court judge onboard, was held up for 45 minutes in New Delhi after a senior Congress leader from Telangana did not turn up for boarding at the scheduled time as she was allegedly busy...
  • Congress-led opposition slams Modi-government's land ordinance 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Opposition parties led by the Congress on Monday slammed the government over the ordinance amending the land acquisition act, calling the move "anti-farmer" and "anti-people". "Our conscience is clear. The land acquisition act was passed after one of the longest discussions. We are shocked that there was a need...
  • Congress gives notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In the first salvo against the government in Parliament on the land acquisition ordinance, Congress on Monday gave a notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday to discuss the contentious measure, calling it "anti-farmer". Deputy Leader of Congress in the Upper House Anand Sharma, who...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul Gandhi skips Budget session 3 days ago

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi disgruntled as Congress veterans reject his views, skips Parliament session 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With his surprise sabbatical "for a few weeks" sparking speculations, sources within Congress on Monday said Rahul Gandhi was upset over his views and strategies being rejected by party veterans. Rahul's absence is a message to old guard to either fall in line or leave, sources said. Congress spokesperson...
  • BJP no different from Congress, the two hand-in-glove over land acquisition: Anna 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday hit out at the Centre for what he called an 'anti-farmer' legislation. He alleged that the BJP and the Congress were in cahoots over the issue pushed for the government to bring back the land law passed by the UPA government. On Monday,...
  • Rahul Gandhi skips Budget session, Congress says he's on leave, BJP mocks him for 'holidaying' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. Even though Congress has given...