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  • Congress may not move court if Speaker doesn't give them the LOP post 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party is likely to abide by the decision of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan over the issue of the post of Leader of Opposition in the House. According to sources, the party is unlikely to approach court if the Speaker's decision is in line with Attorney...
  • Sushma Swaraj meets Nepali leaders as joint commission meet starts 3 days ago

    The third meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission at the foreign minstry-level started here on Saturday after a hiatus of 23 years. Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Kathmandu on Friday evening, jointly inaugurated the meeting with her Nepali counterpart, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey. Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman of the Indian...
  • Congress leaders detained on their way to a 'peace march' to Moradabad 3 days ago

    Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were on Saturday detained in Ghaziabad, when they were on their way to Moradabad to hold a 'peace march'. Congress leaders Naseeb Pathan, Madhusudan Mistry, Nagma and other prominent leaders were detained by the police at UP Gate for violation of prohibitory orders, city Superintendent...
  • Congress alleges travesty of justice as A-G denies it Leader of Opposition post 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a big setback for the Congress, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has opined that the party is not eligible for the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The A-G has cited a 1956 convention which stipulates that a party must have 10 per cent strength...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Congress's plea for Leader of Opposition post in Lok Sabha rejected 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The A-G has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • Will be happy to see Sabyasachi Panda hanged: Slain cops' wives July 18, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The arrest of Odisha's top maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has brought cheers to the families of personnel who laid their lives while fighting red rebels in different parts of the state. "I will be happy if Panda is sentenced to death. The soul of my husband should be at...
  • RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat gets anticipatory bail July 17, 2014

    Mangalore: The District and Sessions Court here has granted anticipatory bail to a senior local RSS leader, Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat in connection with a case of delivering an allegedly communally provocative speech at the Hindu Sangama at Gurupur on January 5 last. The Sessions Court judge Uma M G had...
  • VHP leader Giriraj's body donated to Army Medical College July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of veteran VHP Leader Giriraj Kishore was donated to Army College of Medical Sciences on Monday in the capital for education and research purposes. As per the last wish of Giriraj, who was popularly known as Acharya, senior VHP leaders along with his family members delivered the...
  • Thane: Gang rape victim molested by local NCP leader July 12, 2014

    Thane: A 14-year-old girl who was gang raped allegedly by two youth earlier this month in the neighbouring Raigad district, was also molested by a local NCP leader on the very same day of the incident, police said on Saturday. The minor, who was gang raped on July 6 by two...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar holds peace dialogue with Iraqi religious leaders July 11, 2014

    Boone: Deeply perturbed by the ethnic violence in Iraq, Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has met senior Iraqi religious leaders in the US and said that dialogue is the only way to establish long-term peace in the war-torn country. At the 'Art of Living Retreat' at the scenic...
  • Gaza rockets land deep in Israel as it bombards Palestinian enclave July 9, 2014

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel's heartland in intensifying warfare that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 38 people in the Hamas-dominated enclave. Missiles from the Iron Dome defence system shot into the sky to intercept rockets...
  • Congress leaders submit memorandum to Lok Sabha Speaker on LoP issue July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress is leaving no stone unturned to get the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. Senior party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Captain Amarinder Singh met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and submitted a memorandum signed by 60 MPs regarding the Leader...
  • BJP set to reject Congress's bid for LoP post in Lok Sabha: sources July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party leadership is set to reject the Congress's bid for the Leader of Opposition post in the Lok Sabha, said sources. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday conveyed to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that the Congress doesn't have a case, sources added. "As a...
  • Congress to maintain an aggressive stand on LOP, price rise in Parliament July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The second day of the Budget session is likely to witness a tough stand from the Congress over the issues of price rise and on the post of the Leader of Opposition. The Congress claimed that a Leader of Opposition should be appointed to ensure democracy. "If the Leader...
  • Freed Kuwait opposition leader vows protests to continue July 8, 2014

    Kuwait City: Prominent Kuwait opposition leader Mussallam al-Barrak sent a defiant message to the government hours after he was released from jail saying protests will continue in the oil-rich Gulf state. "Putting us in jail will only strengthen our determination," Barrak told an opposition rally on Monday night near the...
  • Congress continues its demand for LoP post in Lok Sabha, BJP mocks it July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress continues to demand the Leader of Opposition status in the Lok Sabha with party President Sonia Gandhi on Monday saying that her party rightfully deserved the post as it was the single largest opposition party in the House. The government, however, said that the odds are...
  • UPA MPs to write to Lok Sabha Speaker seeking call on Leader of Opposition issue July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Upping the ante on the Lok Sabha Leader of Opposition issue, the Congress and its allies on Monday said they will write to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking an immediate decision in the matter. Party spokesman Anand Sharma said that the Congress would exercise all options to ensure a "democratically...
  • Congress should get Leader of Opposition post, looking for legal options: Sonia July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has claimed that it is the largest party in the opposition so it should get the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. "We are the largest party and we have accepted we have lost. But since we are the largest party...
  • Congress says it could move court if denied LOP post, BJP mocks it July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no end to the confusion over who will get the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. Congress leaders are holding a strategy meeting to finalise its stand on the Leader of Opposition. They only have 44 seats and need 11 more to...
  • SP leader expelled from party for 6 years after he garlands Nitin Gadkari July 7, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has expelled Samajwadi Party leader Rajesh Masala for his anti-party activities. Masala, who was party's nominee from Amethi in 2007 Assembly polls, was expelled from the party for six years yesterday. Yadav, who is also the state party chief, ordered the expulsion. According to local MLA...
  • MPPEB scam: ABVP leader points finger at Digvijaya Singh July 6, 2014

    An ABVP leader on Sunday tried to turn the heat of MPPEB's PMT scam on Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh by alleging that one of the main accused was appointed by Singh in his capacity as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister in 1995. "Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam's originator is...
  • Leader Talk: Rajdeep Sardesai in conversation with Wasim Akram and Hari S Bhartia July 5, 2014

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram and Co-chairman and founder of Jubilant group Hari S Bhartia. "Be there when mistakes are made not to blame others," says Bhartia. ...
  • Congress seeks Leader of Opposition post; Kharge, Scindia meet Speaker July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the numbers go against it, the Congress has asked for the post of the Leader of Opposition in Parliament. Party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Jyotiraditya Scindia met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday. However, it is difficult for the Congress to get the post. According to...
  • Rebel Bengal TMC leader wants to join BJP June 29, 2014

    Suri: Rebel Trinamool Congress leader Hriday Ghosh, whose father was allegedly killed before last year's panchayat election in Birbhum district's Kasba village, met the district BJP leaders on Sunday and expressed his wish to join the saffron party. Ghosh and others had fought the panchayat election as independent candidates and secured...
  • Leader Talk:'A good leader must lead the front' June 28, 2014

    Brian Lara, former West Indian international cricket player asserted that the role of a leader is extremely crucial in the sport of cricket in determining the performance of the team. Speaking to Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-Chief, IBN18 Network, Lara said that a good leader should be inspirational and motivational enough to...
  • TMC's former gram pradhan, CPI(M) worker in Nadia murdered June 28, 2014

    Nadia: A Trinamool Congress leader and former pradhan of Nadia district's Narayanpur-1 Gram Panchayat under Karimpur Block 2 and another CPI(M) worker of the same panchayat was murdered by unidentified persons this afternoon, police said. TMC leader Anisur Rahaman Mondal (55), resident of Nadia's Fajil Nagar village under Thanarpara police station was...
  • BJP'flip-flop' to undermine India's fight against terror:Congress June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Welcoming the US action designating Jamaat-ud-Dawa as a terror outfit, Congress on Thursday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre saying while the party made "muscular rhetorics" on terror issue for past ten years, it engaged in "flip flop" on it after coming to power. "I think it is...
  • North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un replaces his defence minister June 25, 2014

    Seoul: North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un has replaced his defence minister, a report said on Wednesday. The latest in a series of senior military reshuffles since Kim came to power in late 2011. General Hyon Yong-Chol replaced Jang Jong-Nam as Minister of the People's Armed Forces, the South's Yonhap news...