BBMP: Hectic efforts by political parties to gain control of Bengaluru civic body
BBMP: Hectic efforts by political parties to gain control of Bengaluru civic body

BJP accused ruling Congress of "horse trading" on Saturday as it continued efforts to gain control of Bangalore civic body even as JDS maintained suspense over reports it was trying to hobnob with Congress for an alliance.

Appointment in Rajya Sabha Secretariat: Delhi HC once again seeks Centre's reply

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday once again sought the government's response on a PIL questioning the appointment of senior officers of the rank of joint secretary and above in the Rajya Sabha (RS) Secretariat.

Reconvening Monsoon session: Govt likely to take call on Tuesday

Government is likely to take a view on Tuesday on reconvening Parliament's Monsoon session, which was adjourned sine die on August 13 but not prorogued, to push through key reform measures like GST.

Trinamool postpones its FTII solidarity visit

 The Trinamool Congress on Monday said it has postponed its delegation`s visit to FTII Pune to express solidarity with the agitating students.

Swaraj criticised for equating Lalit Modi case with Pillai's

 RSP leader and Lok Sabha MP N K Premachandran on Friday criticised Sushma Swaraj for equating the Lalit Modi case with a petition that he had forwarded to the External Affairs Minister, seeking government's intervention in the case of the husband of a resident of his constituency, who had spent 18 years in jail in Oman.

Gujarat Congress leader Sanat Mehta passes away

Veteran Congress leader and former Gujarat minister Sanat Mehta on Thursday died following multiple organ failure at a hospital here, family members said.

PM Modi to take up 'Mission Dawood' with UAE

An important agenda in PM Modi's UAE visit is about Underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim. He is likely to urge UAE to seize properties belonging to wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

To target Opposition, govt 'pressured' Lok Sabha Speaker to allow Lalit Modi debate: Congress

Congress on Friday claimed it was government "pressure" on the Lok Sabha Speaker which saw her allow a discussion on the Lalit Modi controversy through an adjournment motion after she had rejected that very demand by opposition parties for four weeks during the Monsoon Session.

Govt mulls special Parliament session to get GST Bill passed
Govt mulls special Parliament session to get GST Bill passed

The NDA government may have hit a roadblock in its effort to push its reforms agenda by getting the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) passed in the Rajya Sabha in the just-concluded Monsoon Session, but it has not given up yet on the legislation.

Stormy Monsoon Session ends, key legislations delayed; war of words between BJP, Congress continues
Stormy Monsoon Session ends, key legislations delayed; war of words between BJP, Congress continues

Both houses of parliament were adjourned sine die on Thursday after 23 days of acrimony, but the war of words continued, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a scathing attack on the Congress and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi daring Modi to extradite former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

I am not yet married, no scope now: Uma Bharti

"I am not yet married and there is no scope also." This is what 56-year-old Union Minister Uma Bharti quipped in the Lok Sabha after a slip of tongue by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Arun Jaitley talks to the media in a live press conference

"Those apologists who give this answer that it is for the government to wield a magic wand and run both houses ignore the numerical strengths in the Rajya Sabha." - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Desperate Congress wants power to remain concentrated with one family: PM Narendra Modi
Desperate Congress wants power to remain concentrated with one family: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lambasted the Congress for continuous disruption in the Parliament, which led to almost complete washout of the Monsoon Session, saying that the grand old party has become desperate.

Stormy Monsoon Session comes to an end

The Monsoon Session of Parliament, which was a virtual washout, came to an end on Thursday, capping the stormy developments it witnessed during the entire four weeks since it began on July 21.

Sushma highlighting other issues to sideline her own case: Congress

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday accused External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of talking about issues that were as old as 30 to 35 years, rather than focusing on her own prevailing issue.

Sharad Pawar rues 'bitterness' in Parliament, advises PM Modi to attend House
Sharad Pawar rues 'bitterness' in Parliament, advises PM Modi to attend House

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has expressed his unhappiness over the continued deadlock in Parliament.

''No point'' in extending Monsoon Session, says Congress

Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Thursday said the Monsoon Session of Parliament should not be extended as most of the MPs would like to participate in the Independence Day celebrations in their respective constituencies.

Congress used 'lung power' to stall Parliament, halt nation's progress, says Arun Jailey

Parliament has been adjourned sine die with the Monsoon Session getting washed out amid Opposition protests.

Sonia Gandhi to hold meeting with Congress MPs in Lok Sabha today

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will hold a meeting with party MPs in Lok Sabha on Thursday amid ongoing stalemate in the Monsoon Session of the Parliament with Opposition demanding External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's resignation over Lalitgate controversy and government rejecting it.

Sushma Swaraj's speech in Lok Sabha on PM Narendra Modi's 'must watch' list
Sushma Swaraj's speech in Lok Sabha on PM Narendra Modi's 'must watch' list

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's spirited fight back in the Parliament on Wednesday where she tore into Congress and accused them of helping Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi and Bhopal gas leak accused Warren Anderson flee from India, is now Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'must watch' list.