Assam oppn demands discussion on girl killing, border violence

Noisy scenes prevailed in the Assam Assembly Monday as the Opposition parties - AGP, BJP, AIUDF and BPF demanded a discussion over violence along Assam-Nagaland border and killing of a school girl by NDFB(S) terrorists for allegedly being an informer of police.

Rajnath Singh`s two-hour long reply tests Opposition members` patience

The over two-hour reply of Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the Rajya Sabha this evening tested the patience of opposition benches many of whose members turned restive.

CPI(M) opposes govt`s FDI policy

Expressing its strong opposition to government`s move to increase FDI cap in insurance sector, the CPI(M) today asked all Opposition parties to join hands in opposing the FDI policy.

Opposition slams Delhi budget

Opposition today tore into the provisions in the budget for Delhi alleging that precious little has been done for the millions of people in the national capital in the exercise.

Opposition demands govt statement in Parliament on Gadkari bugging issue

Unconvinced with Nitin Gadkari dismissing a report about bugging of his residence, Congress and other opposition parties Monday demanded that the government give a statement in Parliament on the issue.

Opposition slams govt over inflation

Opposition Thursday attacked the government over rising inflation and said its failure to pursue reforms aggressively through the maiden budget would make India vulnerable to changes in global economy.

PDP hits back at Omar after his LS polls allegation

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Friday hit back at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah saying he had "insulted" people of the state by accusing PDP of using "ill-gotten money" to "buy" public support in the recent Lok Sabha elections.

Opposition stalls Rajya Sabha on Gaza issue

A vociferous opposition led by Congress and Left parties Friday stalled proceedings in Rajya Sabha during Question Hour demanding immediate discussion on killings of innocent women and children in Gaza.

Bahrain police interrogate opposition chiefs

Bahraini police today questioned the head of the largest Shiite opposition who was summoned after a meeting with a US official later declared unwelcome in the Sunni-ruled kingdom.

Opposition to raise price rise during budget session

The government Saturday said it was prepared to discuss all issues in the budget session of parliament that begins Monday as the opposition said it will raise price rise and the recent rail fare hike.

Will come to assembly whenever I want: Mamata Banerjee

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday told the West Bengal Assembly that she will come there whenever she wants and there was no need for her to come if there are no questions, minutes after the opposition Left Front staged a walkout protesting her absence.

Kerry in Saudi, says Syrian opposition has key role against ISIL

US Secretary of State John Kerry told Syrian rebel leader Ahmad Jarba on Friday that the moderate opposition he heads would be important in repelling ISIL, the al Qaeda offshoot which is fighting in both Syria and Iraq.

Thai opposition group to set up base in West

A Thai opposition alliance set up to counter the military regime installed in a May coup said Thursday it would establish an official base in a Western country by next month.

Opposition lambasts govt in Lok Sabha

Opposition Wednesday lambasted the government in the Lok Sabha for making "tall promises" which were "difficult to achieve" to garner votes and asked the BJP-led ruling dispensation to explain how they would fulfill the aspirations of the people.

BJP attacks Cong but promises to take oppn along

Attacking Congress for its 65 years of "misrule", ruling BJP today said it was unthinkable that a national party has to be welcomed as a "regional party" in Lok Sabha but promised to take the opposition party along in the decision-making process.

BJP, Congress trade charges on communal incidents

Ruling BJP and Congress on Monday traded charges on the recent incidents of communal violence, with the Opposition accusing Narendra Modi Government of doing nothing to control the situation.

Modi govt has given no concrete roadmap, just `dreams`: Opposition

Opposition on Monday accused Narendra Modi government of failing to come out with any "concrete" plan in its agenda outlined by President Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament, saying it is "merely raising the aspirations" of the people but has no roadmap to meet them.

Burkina opposition in mass rally against extending president`s mandate

Tens of thousands of people Saturday answered a call by Burkina Faso`s opposition to protest against any move by President Blaise Compaore to get a fifth term in office.

Indian Youth Congress urges Rahul to be LS leader of Opposition

A strong demand for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to take the role of the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha was today made at a meeting of Indian Youth Congress (IYC).

Thailand protesters occupy heart of power as crisis deepens

From ornate staterooms once used to host dignitaries including Barack Obama, Thailand`s opposition protesters are plotting the appointment of an unelected premier in a move which government supporters warn could spark civil war.