The Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission on Monday held "conspiracy of BJP" and failure of local intelligence behind the re-conversion programmes in some parts of the state that had triggered a major controversy during the Winter Session of Parliament.
After Union Minister Arun Jaitley spoke out against media trials, his Cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked the press to play a "responsible and constructive" role and lamented that instead of constructive debates, "obstructive" approach was making news.
The tumultuous Winter Session of Rajya Sabha came to an end on Tuesday but not before passing 12 bills during the course of its 22 sittings, while 62 hours were lost on account of disturbances over various issues.
The Winter Session of Chhattisgarh Assembly begins tomorrow with Congress planning to corner the ruling BJP on several issues, including the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur which claimed the lives of 13 women.
Judicial work in the Delhi courts will remain paralysed for the third day on Thursday due to indefinite strike of city lawyers protesting the delay in tabling an amendment bill of enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts.
The winter session of Maharashtra Legislature is likely to be stormy for the ruling combine of BJP-Shiv Sena with the opposition Congress and NCP seeking to put the new government on mat over issues pertaining to farmers and drought.
Bhubaneswar,: After 14-day-long disruption, the winter session of the Odisha assembly was Friday adjourned sine die ahead of schedule, with the speaker accepting a motion moved by the government chief whip in this regard.
Mumbai: Weeks after squabbling over allocation of portfolios, the Shiv Sena finally joined the BJP-led government in Maharashtra on Friday when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expanded his 34-day-old cabinet.
Himachal Cabinet on Tuesday approved the HP Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Bill 2014 for regularisation of unauthorised buildings, paving way for its tabling in the winter session of Himachal Assembly commencing on December 5 at Dharamsala.
Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.
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.
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.
The Narendra Modi government Monday expressed confidence at getting the Insurance Bill, which seeks to raise the cap on foreign equity in the sector from 26 percent to 49 percent, through parliament even as some opposition parties appeared allied against the measure.
The Uttarakhand Assembly was adjourned repeatedly on Monday after opposition BJP created a ruckus demanding a discussion over the issue of a sting operation reportedly involving a member of the ruling alliance claiming to topple the government.
New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said her party will not oppose the passage of the Insurance Bill during the Winter Session of Parliament if the select committee, which is scrutinizing the bill agrees to their demands.