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Ordinance on convicted lawmakers

Rahul Gandhi praises Manmohan, calls him his `guru`

Days after his public criticism of the government over ordinance on convicted lawmakers, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sought to mollify Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying he is "my guru" and "a man with good intent".

Oct 10, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

Rahul could have used `some other words`: Sheila on ordinance

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said Rahul Gandhi could have used "some other words" to criticise the ordinance on convicted law makers.

Oct 05, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

My mother told me words that I used were wrong: Rahul Gandhi on ‘nonsense’ ordinance controversy

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi admitted on Thursday that perhaps the language that he used to denounce the ordinance was wrong.

Oct 03, 2013, 18:39 PM IST

Congress, BJP war of words over ordinance

A war of words broke out between the BJP and the Congress Wednesday over the ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers from disqualification.

Oct 03, 2013, 00:53 AM IST

JD-U dilemma on scam tainted leaders

Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United is in a dilemma on whether or not to act against two of its senior leaders convicted in the fodder scam.

Oct 03, 2013, 00:51 AM IST

Lack of maturity: Trinamool on ordinance flip-flop

The Trinamool Congress Wednesday welcomed the union cabinet`s decision to withdraw the controversial ordinance to protect convicted lawmakersy.

Oct 03, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

For Congress, it`s better late than never: Rajnath

Shortly after the union cabinet Wednesday decided to withdraw the controversial ordinance Rajnath Singh said it was "better late than never" for the ruling party.

Oct 02, 2013, 23:54 PM IST

UPA allies miffed over ordinance move

Allies of the ruling UPA voiced their unhappiness Wednesday over the government`s handling of the controversial ordinance.

Oct 02, 2013, 23:44 PM IST

BJP opposed both bill & ordinance, Cong spreading lies: Swaraj

Charging Congress with spreading "complete falsehood" about her party`s stand on the controversial legislation on convicted lawmakers, Sushma Swaraj said her party has consistently opposed both the Bill and the ordinance.

Oct 02, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

No withdrawal of outside support to UPA on ordinance: RJD

RJD said it was hurt by the impression that the controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers was brought to save party president Lalu Prasad.

Oct 02, 2013, 22:25 PM IST

Ordinance on convicted lawmakers: Loss of face for Manmohan Singh?

Manmohan was forced to bow to the diktat of the Congress VP.

Oct 02, 2013, 21:30 PM IST

Cabinet succumbs to dynastic pressure in withdrawing ordinance: BJP

BJP on Wednesday slammed the UPA government which decided to withdraw the ordinance that sought to give protection to convicted lawmakers from disqualification, saying it has succumbed to "dynastic" pressure.

Oct 02, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

NCP conveyed what it had to in Cabinet meet: Sharad Pawar

Reacting to the Union Cabinet`s decision to withdraw the bill and the ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers, Sharad Pawar said that it was a decision of the Cabinet.

Oct 02, 2013, 19:41 PM IST

UPA government is sensitive to public opinion: Manish Tiwari

Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari said on Wednesday that the UPA government was sensitive to the opinion of the people.

Oct 02, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Withdrawal of ordinance proves dynasty more important than PM: BJP

Reacting to decision of the Union Cabinet to withdraw the bill and the ordinance intended to protect convicted lawmakers on Wednesday, the BJP said that the theater of the absurd had been played out.

Oct 02, 2013, 19:18 PM IST

Totally agree with Rahul on ordinance issue: Scindia

Ahead of the meeting of the Union Cabinet, Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday said he was "100 per cent in agreement" with the views of Rahul Gandhi on the issue of controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers.

Oct 02, 2013, 17:25 PM IST

Ordinance controversy: Manmohan Singh meets Pranab

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and is understood to have briefed him on the issue of controversial ordinance that is aimed at protecting convicted lawmakers.

Oct 02, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

UPA allies miffed over way ordinance issues was handled

UPA allies supporting the government from outside expressed their reservations over the manner in which the issue of the ordinance on convicted lawmakers was handled with Rahul Gandhi publicly slamming it as "complete nonsense".

Oct 02, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

Rahul wins as govt withdraws ‘nonsense’ ordinance, bill on convicted lawmakers

In what has come as a major embarrassment for the Congress-led UPA government, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to withdraw the controversial ordinance as well as the bill protecting convicted lawmakers days.

Oct 02, 2013, 08:19 AM IST

Will talk to Rahul Gandhi on ordinance, no question of resigning: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that he will try to "find out the reasons" why Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had chosen to rubbish a government ordinance that shields convicted lawmakers "that way."

Oct 01, 2013, 21:14 PM IST