'Concerned' BJD says 'it's in favour of smooth functioning of the House'

Pointing out that the Parliament witnessed similar scenes when the Congress-led UPA regime was in power, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Monday said that it was in favour of smooth functioning of the House.

Parliament logjam: BJP, Congress spar bitterly ahead of all-party meet on Monday
Parliament logjam: BJP, Congress spar bitterly ahead of all-party meet on Monday

The BJP and Congress on Sunday launched fresh attacks against each other with union minister Arun Jaitely accusing the Congress of having "obstructionist tendencies" and the main opposition blaming the prime minister`s "obduracy" for the logjam in parliament.

BJP's Dhumal, Anurag Thakur involved in land allotment case: Congress

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday accused former Himachal chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur of being involved in the 2002 Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) land allotment case.

Guilty in Vyapam scam will not be spared: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

None of the guilty in the Vyapam scam will be spared, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said even as he rejected Congress's demand for his resignation over the matter.

Congress chief to discuss Parliament strategy with MPs ahead of all-party meet

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is expected to lay out the party's strategy in Parliament on Monday, ahead of an all-party meet called by the BJP-led government to break the logjam that has hit legislative work during what has been a rocky Monsoon session.

Stung by Vyapam scam, Shivraj Singh Chouhan meets Narendra Modi

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, embroiled in a row over the Vyapam scam in his state, on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence here.

Parliament logjam: Modi govt to hold all-party meeting on Monday
Parliament logjam: Modi govt to hold all-party meeting on Monday

A day After an all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan failed to end the Parliament deadlock, Modi government on Friday confirmed that it will hold another meeting tomorrow.

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Cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh soon: Shivraj

In the midst of a controversy over the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday said he would soon carry out an expansion of his council of ministers.

Vyapam scam: Take all cases from STF, SIT in three weeks, SC to CBI
Vyapam scam: Take all cases from STF, SIT in three weeks, SC to CBI

The Supreme Court on Friday gave six weeks time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appoint prosecutors in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore Vyapam recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.

APJ Abdul Kalam's knowledge, wisdom benefited country: MP CM Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday described former president APJ Abdul Kalam as a 'knowledgeable man' and said the country has immensely benefited from his wisdom and scientific excellence.

Kalam's life will be taught in schools: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A lesson on the life of late former president APJ Abdul Kalam will be taught in schools across Madhya Pradesh in a bid to make students ideal citizens in their life, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Tuesday.

Vyapam scam whistle-blower's wife detained; he alleges harassment

Police here detained the wife of the Vyapam scam whistle-blower Prashant Pandey briefly and seized Rs 9.96 lakh cash from her alleging it to be 'hawala' money, with her husband calling it a witch-hunt.

Vyapam scam: Court sentences two accused five-year jail term

The first punishment in the Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal or Vyapam scam has come, with a court in this Madhya Pradesh town sentencing two accused of fraud to five-year jail terms, an official said on Saturday.

Cong stalling Parliament as it has no issue: Sadananda Gowda

 Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday charged Congress with stalling Parliament over Lalit Modi case and Vyapam as it did not have any other issue and said that this was not in the interest of democracy.

Congress stalling Parliament as it has no issue: Sadananda Gowda

Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday charged Congress with stalling Parliament over Lalit Modi case and Vyapam as it did not have any other issue and said that this was not in the interest of democracy.

Digvijay Singh is a born conspirator: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, under fire over the Vyapam scam, has described Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh as a "born conspirator" and alleged that Congressmen always hit below the belt.

When will CBI take over all Vyapam scam cases, asks SC

The Supreme Court Friday asked the CBI to inform it within a week the specific time frame by which it will "take over" entire investigation into the Vyapam scam cases so that the issue of monitoring can be decided.

Youth Congress holds protest over Vyapam, workers lathi charged

Over a dozen Youth Congress workers sustained minor injuries after police used force to stop them from marching towards Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence here over the Vyapam scam.

In counter-attack, Govt draws up plans to 'embarrass' Congress

Unfazed by the opposition campaign, the government has drawn up a counter plan to "embarrass" and "expose" the Congress in every possible way and "exhaust" the party, which has paralysed Parliament for the last three days.