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Karnataka bypoll: Congress' Siddaramaiah resigns as Leader of Opposition

Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday resigned as the Leader of Opposition as the Congress managed to bag only two seats in the Karnataka bypoll.

Dec 09, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis should not repeat mistakes he made as chief minister, says Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena editorial Saamana on Monday launched a scathing attack on former Maharashtra Chief Minister and incumbent Leader of Opposition in state Assembly Devendra Fadnavis and said that he should repeat the mistakes he made as the CM.

Dec 02, 2019, 08:11 AM IST

BJP MLAs walk out of Madhya Pradesh Assembly over EWS quota

Ten states have already implemented this quota, the BJP leader claimed.

Feb 21, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Gujarat Congress leader Paresh Dhanani courts controversy, calls 182-metre-tall Statue of Unity 'scrap of iron'

A fierce argument broke out between lawmakers of both BJP and Congress over the controversial remark on 'Statue of Unity' forcing the speaker to adjourn the House for the day. 

Feb 20, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

BJP MLA Gulab Chand Kataria chosen Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly

Kataria was first elected as MLA in 1977, then in 1980. He has won all assembly elections since 1993, remaining a member of the house.

Jan 13, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

4 AAP MLAs booked for assaulting Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta, BJP mayors

Four AAP MLAs were booked for allegedly assaulting Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta, two city mayors and others at the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here.

Feb 02, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Post Vaghela's exit, Gujarat Congress to meet today over Leader of Opposition issue

The Gujarat Congress has called a high-level meeting of its core committee members on Tuesday to discuss the issue of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Assembly, after veteran leader Shankersinh Vaghela quit the grand old party. 

Jul 25, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

Shankersinh Vaghela quits as Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly- Read his resignation letter to Sonia Gandhi

"I strongly feel that I should not remain in the party at the cost of my dignity and self-respect," Vaghela wrote in the letter.

Jul 24, 2017, 07:29 AM IST

AAP's Phoolka quits as Punjab Leader of Opposition

Senior lawyer and AAP legislator HS Phoolka on Tuesday resigned as the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly to be able to continue to fight cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims in courts.

Jul 11, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

HS Phoolka to quit as Leader of Opposition to fight riots cases

AAP legislator H S Phoolka today decided to quit as the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly to continue to appear in courts for 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims.

Jul 09, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

BJP slams AAP over ruckus in Delhi Assembly, demands probe

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the alleged thrashing of two men in the Delhi Assembly by some of the ruling party MLAs for throwing paper missiles in the House and demanded a thorough probe into it by a fact-finding committee.

Jun 28, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Indira Hridayesh blames Harish Rawat for poor show of Congress in assembly poll

Uttarakhand Congress leader Indira Hridayesh has said former chief minister Harish Rawat should take the blame for the party's dismal showing in the assembly elections as it went to polls with him at the helm.

Apr 15, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Azad asks youths not to go near the encounter sites

"I would not like the children to go to encounter sites, it is not good and I am not in this favour that children rush to the encounter sites," he told reporters.

Apr 02, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Utarakhand Assembly: Indira Hridayesh elected as Leader of Opposition

Besides Hridayesh, Karan Mahara, Pritam Singh and Govind Singh Kunjwal were in the race for the key position.

Mar 26, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

No 'deceit' involved in shifting R K Dutta from CBI: Centre tells SC

Appearing for the Centre, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi was critical of the arguments of lawyer Prashant Bhushan that there was malafide in shunting out Dutta from CBI.

Dec 16, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

Opposition files no-trust notice against Goa government

Opposition legislators on Tuesday served a no-confidence motion notice against Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar`s ministry, alleging that the treasury benches in tandem with Speaker Anant Shet were suppressing debate and controversies linked to ministers in the BJP-led coalition government.

Aug 02, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

GST not discussed at all-party meet, will support bills on merit: Congress

The GST issue did not figure at an all-party meeting called on Sunday by the government, the Congress said adding that the party will support in Parliament any legislation that is in the nation's interest.

Jul 17, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Congress' veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad to be replaced as Leader of Oppn in Rajya Sabha?

Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is likely to be replaced as the leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, a News18 report stated. 

Jun 14, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Ghulam Nabi Azad hits out at PM Modi, calls for all-party meet to discuss drought

Former Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad called for an all-party meet to  discuss the drought situation. 

Apr 27, 2016, 19:19 PM IST

Congress boycotts Question Hour in Rajasthan Assembly

Congress legislators in the Rajasthan Assembly today boycotted the Question Hour, demanding action against two BJP MLAs for their alleged derogatory remarks against Rahul Gandhi.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:32 PM IST