'Part time' leader Rahul Gandhi is 'neem hakim khatra-e-jaan' for Congress: Naqvi
'Part time' leader Rahul Gandhi is 'neem hakim khatra-e-jaan' for Congress: Naqvi

Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday took pot shots at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi saying that his 'arrogance and nuisance' has increased Congress' 'political exile' for 20 years.

Congress should introspect rather than make wild allegations:Naqvi

 Government today hit back at Congress for repeatedly causing disruptions in Parliament and asked the opposition party to introspect rather than make wild allegations as it was stalling the country's growth.

Incidents of communal violence was down in last 2 years: Govt

 Incidents of communal violence in the country has "declined" during the last two years and 644 such incidents were reported in 2014, Parliament was told today.

Congress has become politically bankrupt, destructive opposition: Naqvi

In a scathing attack on Congress, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday alleged that it has become "politically bankrupt" as it played the role of "obstructionist and destructive" opposition during the Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Raising subsidised Parliament canteen food issue a 'conspiracy': SP MP

 Amid controversy over subsidised food in Parliament canteen, an SP member on Monday said there was a "conspiracy" to sully the image of parliamentarians and asked the government to come out with details on how many MPs actually eat in the canteen.

Govt voices hope Parliament will be allowed to debate issues

 Ahead of an all-party meeting convened by it to break the Parliament logjam, Government on Monday voiced hope that Congress will allow discussion and debate in the House as wished by other parties.

Parliament logjam: Govt strikes reconciliatory note, says ''ready for discussion''

Asserting that the government is always open for discussion, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday expressed hope that wisdom will prevail and the Congress will stop creating hindrances in the Parliament.

Deadlock continues, Rajya Sabha fails to transact any business

The Rajya Sabha continued to witness disruptions on Friday as ruling and opposition parties failed to reach a consensus on how to take up for discussion the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam.

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Monsoon session: Have all answers to Opposition's question, says Naqvi

The govt is bracing itself for opposition attack in the Parliament's Monsoon session.

PM Narendra Modi consults NDA partners over Land Bill
PM Narendra Modi consults NDA partners over Land Bill

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday discussed the Land Bill with NDA cosntituents, sources said.

Major announcement soon for empowerment of minorities: Naqvi

The Centre will shortly announce a major policy decision towards empowerment of Muslims and other minority communities in the country, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.

Rahul Gandhi's meeting street vendors "political gimmick: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 Terming the meeting of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi with street vendors as "political gimmick of a part-time politician", Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that such attempts would not benefit the Congress.

Naqvi slams 'part-time politician' Rahul Gandhi
Naqvi slams 'part-time politician' Rahul Gandhi

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday dubbed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's meeting with the street vendors in the national capital to be a 'part time political drama' of a 'part-time politician'.

Government wants foolproof coastal security system: Rajnath Singh

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government wants to ensure a foolproof coastal security system for the country, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Monday.

No compromise with opposition for smooth monsoon session: Naqvi

 The Narendra Modi government will not compromise on any issue or "strike a deal" with the opposition for assuring a smooth monsoon session of parliament later this month.

Naqvi takes to cricket jargon to hit back at Congress

With Congress continuing to gun for Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje for helping controversial former IPL boss Lalit Modi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi took to cricket parlance to hit back, saying the opposition party was on a "slippery pitch" and should eschew "hit and run" tactics.

Naqvi takes to cricket jargon to hit back at Congress

With Congress continuing to gun for Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje for helping controversial former IPL boss Lalit Modi, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi took to cricket parlance to hit back, saying the opposition party was on a "slippery pitch" and should eschew "hit and run" tactics.

Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'
Centre allays apprehensions, says madrasas 'reality of India'

The Centre on Friday sought to allay the apprehensions sparked by the BJP-led Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which give students education only on religion, saying madrasas "are a reality of India" and that "there should be no politics on the issue".

Will look into possibility of including madrasas in mainstream educational system: Naqvi

With Maharashtra government's controversial decision on madrasas creating a political furore, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday blamed the previous Congress led-government for bringing the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which does not consider madrasas as educational institutions.