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Speaker says will take decision on LoP within next four days

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 13:33

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said she will take a decision on the issue of Leader of Opposition within the next four days after going through the rules and Attorney General`s letter on the matter.

Wanted Maoist leader Dinesh Pandit arrested in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:48

A wanted Maoist `Area Commander` was arrested in a joint operation of Bihar Police and CRPF from Bajaria in East Champaran district on Tuesday.

`Speaker should choose LoP even if no clear applicable rule`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 13:43

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan should designate a member of the Lower House of Parliament as Leader of the Opposition even if "there is no clear applicable rule", feels one of her predecessors Somnath Chatterjee.

PIL seeks Leader of Opposition status for Congress in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 00:32

The Supreme Court was moved Saturday seeking that Congress leader in Lok Sabha be conferred the status of the leader of opposition as it is the largest party in the opposition as provided under the 1977 law on salary and allowances of leaders of opposition in parliament.

AG view on LoP issue given to `please political masters`: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:27

Congress on Saturday hit back at Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi for opining that the party had no claim to the post of the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha and alleged that his view on the matter was aimed at "pleasing the political masters".

Congress leaders again stake claim for position of Leader of Opposition

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:34

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the Congress being the second largest political party is entitled to hold the position of Leader of opposition.

CPI leader killed in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:02

A local CPI leader was killed allegedly by some unidentified men at Chhatrapur in Ganjam district, police said Thursday.

Ex-Maharashtra minister Mohan Patil passes away

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:22

Former Maharashtra minister and senior PWP leader Mohan Patil Thursday passed away following prolonged illness in neighbouring Raigad district, family sources said.

Govt, Congress spar over LoP issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:54

The government cried foul against the opposition Congress party, for casting aspersions against the Speaker over the contentious issue of Leader of Opposition post in the Lok Sabha.

No reason to gloat over Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 19:39

Asking the Odisha government not to gloat over arrest of the leader of an `illegal outfit`, the Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra on Friday said though the top maoist Sabyasachi Panda`s means of struggle was not within norms, but he fought against injustice.

OP Kohli takes oath as Gujarat Governor

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 20:41

Senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha MP, OP Kohli was sworn-in as the 24th Governor of Gujarat at a ceremony held on Wednesday.

Congress to keep pursuing Leader of Opposition post

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 23:31

The Congress has not yet received any intimation from Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan over its formal stake for the Leader of Opposition post, party leader KV Thomas said Tuesday.