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Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha

A visibly angry Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad hit back by saying that notwithstanding who was in power, the "Parivaar" (a reference to the Sangh family or Hindutva groups) people were found involved in every communal riot in the country.

Parliament's Monsoon Session begins: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day; 16 news Bills to be introduced

Parliament's Monsoon Session begins: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day; 16 news Bills to be introduced

After paying homage to Amarnath terror attack pilgrims, both Rajya as well as Lok Sabha were adjourned till July 18. In Lok Sabha, speaker Sumitra Mahajan, read obituary reference while the leaders observe silence as a mark of tribute to the Amarnath victims and departed members including Union Ministers Anil Madhav Dave, Dasari Narayana Rao, Akhilesh Das Gupta, Era Sezhiyan, Palvai Govardhan Reddy, C. Narayana Reddy, U.K. Lakshmana Gowda, and P.N. Sukul. 

Monsoon Session 2017: Opposition parties to corner Modi government over national security, foreign policy and other domestic matters

Monsoon Session 2017: Opposition parties to corner Modi government over national security, foreign policy and other domestic matters

As the Monsoon Session of Parliament is beginning from tomorrow, the Opposition parties are all set to corner the Narendra Modi-led NDA government over a range of issues concerning national security, foreign policy and other domestic matters whereas the ruling alliance is gearing up to counter the onslaught on it.

Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj to brief Opposition over India-China standoff, Amarnath attack today

Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj to brief Opposition over India-China standoff, Amarnath attack today

Leaders of prominent opposition parties are being invited for the meeting where the two senior ministers will give a detailed presentation on the prevailing situation along the Sino-Indian border+ and Jammu and Kashmir and the government action, sources said.

Vice-presidential election 2017: Gopalkrishna Gandhi to be Opposition's candidate; all you need to know about him

Vice-presidential election 2017: Gopalkrishna Gandhi to be Opposition's candidate; all you need to know about him

Opposition parties on Tuesday unanimously decided to pick former West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi as its candidate for the post of vice-president. According to the reports, Gandhi was the only name, discussed when 18 Opposition parties met today to decide on their candidate for the vice-presidential poll. 

BJP demands minister's removal for 'directing' SP to arrest RSS leader

Raising the issue in the Assembly, the saffron party accused Rai, the minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada district, of "instigating" and "influencing" the police investigation.

BJP picks Ram Nath Kovind as presidential nominee; Opposition call meet on June 22

BJP picks Ram Nath Kovind as presidential nominee; Opposition call meet on June 22

“We will meet on 22nd June, and only then we can announce our decision,” West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said. 

NCP bats for 'mutual consent' on presidential nominee

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday called for mutual consent on the selection of the name of Presidential polls nominee, saying that the Centre should first propose the name for the coveted post and then talk to the Opposition.

Will fight President poll if govt fails to come up with acceptable consensus candidate: Opp

Will fight President poll if govt fails to come up with acceptable consensus candidate: Opp

Leaders of 17 parties came together at a luncheon hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on a day when the Modi government celebrated its third anniversary today but the absence of JD(U) stalwart and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar set off speculation.

TMC killing democracy in Bengal: BJP

TMC killing democracy in Bengal: BJP

"In a democracy the Opposition plays an important role. But in Bengal the Mamata Banerjee-government bulldozed the Opposition. Here the rule of law does not prevail," BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said.

Opposition intensifies unity efforts ahead of presidential poll

The BJP's thumping victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand has lent a sense of urgency to the opposition's efforts to forge unity ahead of the presidential election.

Congress leaders detained as protest intensifies over 'Dharna Chowk' in Hyderabad

Police detained leaders of Telangana unit of Congress party here on Monday as the opposition intensified its protest over shifting of `Dharna Chowk`, a popular venue of protests in Hyderabad.

South Korean presidential campaign begins

South Korea`s presidential campaign for the May 9 elections, following the removal of former President Park Geun-hye, started on Monday with opposition Democratic Party`s Moon Jae-in leading the polls.

Opposition 'manufacturing EVM issue' with an eye on MCD poll: PM Modi

Opposition 'manufacturing EVM issue' with an eye on MCD poll: PM Modi

“The Opposition is concoction new issues in a factory of some kind,” PM Modi said in his speech at the BJP National Executive meet.

Maldives opposition in new bid to take control of parliament

Maldives opposition parties said on Monday they would launch a fresh bid to seize control of parliament by impeaching the speaker, weeks after their first attempt failed when the president called in troops to evict lawmakers.

72.15 per cent voting in Jharkhand bypoll

Amid tight security, 72.15 per cent of the over 1.95 lakh voters exercised their franchise in Jharkhand`s Littipara assembly bypoll on Sunday, an election official said.

80 per cent turnout for Rajasthan's Dholpur bypoll

Over 80 percent turnout was witnessed in the polling for the Dholpur Assembly constituency where the ruling BJP is engaged in a fierce fight with opposition Congress and a dozen independent candidates.

Syria attack 'calls into question' peace process: Opposition

A suspected chemical attack that killed dozens in a northwestern Syrian town on Tuesday "calls the political process into question", the opposition's chief negotiator at peace talks said.

Himachal ministers reject demands for CM's resignation over graft charges

Expressing solidarity with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, against whom a chargesheet was filed in a Delhi court over graft charges, six ministers in his cabinet on Sunday rejected the opposition BJP`s demands for his resignation.