Former Law Minister and Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday questioned the government as to why it did not ask CBI chief Ranjit Sinha to go on leave after the Supreme Court asked him to keep off the probe into the 2G scam.
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw protest over renaming of Hyderabad airport even as the government explained that the international airport continues to be named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Mocking BJP, Congress Wednesday accused it of running a "treadmill government" which "seems to be moving" but is "doing nothing" and said the ruling party must answer the people on the steps taken to fulfil the promises made by it during the Lok Sabha polls.
A day after the Opposition disrupted the proceedings of Parliament on the first working day of the Winter Session over the issue of black money, the issue has been taken up for a detailed discussion in both the Houses on Wednesday.
Expressing concern over the safety of 40 Indians held in captivity of ISIS in Iraq, senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the Centre to issue a status report saying that their families have been "kept in dark" so far.
Seeking re-election for a third consecutive term from Dooru Assembly constituency in Anantang district of South Kashmir, Congress minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir on Tuesday filed his nomination papers and said that he has fully delivered on his development promises.
The Government on Tuesday hit back at the Congress and other opposition parties over black money issue, saying those making noise over it now are "helping" those who have illegal money in bank accounts abroad.
Senior Congress leader TH Mustafa, suspended from the party for making derogatory remarks against AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi, has been reinstated after he apologised to the Central leadership for his misdemeanour.
New Delhi: A united Opposition attempted to corner the BJP-led NDA government on the second day of Parliament's Winter Session on Tuesday on key issues including the repatriation of black money, amendments in the bill related to appointment of CBI chief and FDI in the insurance sector.
Srinagar: Ignoring boycott call by separatist groups and braving cold weather, moderate polling was on Tuesday recorded in most of the 15 constituencies going to polls in the first of the five-phased polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
Odisha Assembly was paralysed today as Congress MLAs threw banners at Speaker's chair protesting denial of a debate on multi-crore chitfund scam, while ruling BJD members stormed the well accusing the Central government of neglecting the state.
Controversial figures and former Congress MPs Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar do not figure on any of the panels set up by the party for polls in Delhi while ex-Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was named as a member of only one of them.
A clash erupted between two groups of supporters of PDP and Congress when some Congress workers attacked the house of a PDP activist, alleging that he was distributing cash to voters to lure them to vote in favour of PDP candidate.