A day after the forecast of a below average monsoon by the Indian Meteorological Department, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday said the government is "fully geared" to deal with any contingency that arises on account of the prediction.
Robert Vadra on Tuesday took a swipe at Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju over his remarks that MPs and other VIPs will continue to enjoy facilities including free access to the airport terminal building.
Aviation regulator DGCA is looking into the issue of Air India having ferried "more" passengers than the "allowed" capacity on some flights while evacuating stranded Indian nationals from the war-hit Yemen recently.
Facing opposition tirade over the land bill, BJP on Tuesday asked its MPs to go all-out to counter the "disinformation propaganda" by Congress and others on all issues even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's strong retort on farmers' issue.
After Rahul Gandhi's attack on the BJP-led NDA government at the Kisan rally and Parliament, the Congress is unwilling to let the momentum slip and went to the extent of suggesting on Tuesday that it could bring a "privilege motion" against Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for "unabashedly misleading" the nation on the statistics on the areas affected by unseasonal rainfall.
Terming as "dangerous" changes proposed by the NDA government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday claimed the Centre's reported plan to hold a joint session to get the amendments cleared is unlikely to materialise in the immediate future.
The Opposition parties, led by the Congress, on Monday accused the NDA of trying to get the controversial land acquisition bill passed in parliament through the "backdoor" as the government tabled the re-promulgated ordinance in the Lok Sabha.
Opposition YSR Congress on Monday demanded that the TDP government in Andhra Pradesh review its decision on the state capital formation and consider the K C Sivaramakrishnan report to "avoid regional imbalances".
A day after addressing a kisan rally in the national capital, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Land Bill in Parliament on Monday and slammed NDA government as being pro-rich.
Facing the Opposition heat over the land bill, BJP on Sunday went on the offensive with party President Amit Shah asking MPs to effectively counter "propaganda" against the government on it and highlight the schemes initiated for the welfare of farmers and poor.
The NCP on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure to ensure 'achche din' (good days) to the people and claimed that nothing has changed for farmers, youths and other sections of the society in the past one year.
About 1.11 crore eligible people have been left out under food law in Bihar, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Sunday, ticking off the Nitish Kumar government for not effectively implementing the legislation.