India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 2, 2015
With half of the Monsoon session virtually washed out, the government will make a fresh bid to end the two-week-long deadlock in Parliament with an all-party meeting on Monday. Appealing to the Congress to break the deadlock, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu today hinted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi may speak in Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
Rajya Sabha failed to transact any business today as stalemate continued with the opposition persisting with its demand for resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi issue and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the Vyapam Scam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
Condemning Monday's terror strike in Gurdaspur, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said security forces are fully equipped and motivated to counter evil designs of the Pakistani establishment.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Facing prospects of a stormy Monsoon Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today acknowledged that there will be a 'muqabla' (contest).
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday July 3, 2015
The Congress will not allow Parliament to function when it meets later this month unless top BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje are removed from office for the favours extended to disgraced cricket mogul Lalit Modi, said Ghulam Nabi Azad today.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The opposition today stepped up its demand for a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Lalit Modi controversy. The demands grew more strident after PM Modi skipped the issue on his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat and what was interpreted as senior BJP leader LK Advani's veiled criticism on the subject.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday June 22, 2015
Congress attacks the government over Lalit Modi's travel to Britain and the alleged involvement of Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in the controversy.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday June 20, 2015
Six civilians have been shot dead by terrorists in the last three weeks in North Kashmir's Sopore, creating an atmosphere of fear and terror in the town and nearby areas. Security forces have been unable to track down the killers so far.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi spoke out against the Narendra Modi government.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The government today agreed to convene an all-party meeting to discuss its proposal to give NRIs the right to exercise their franchise by e-postal ballots or through proxy voting.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Political parties, cutting across party lines, today, demanded immediate financial assistance and relief including loan waiver for farmers in North and Western India whose crops have been hit by unseasonal rain and hailstorm.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 16, 2015
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee favoured a dhoti and kurta teamed with a Jawahar jacket and chappals or slippers. On a police proforma that the government says is routinely filled by prominent politicians for security reasons, BJP leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are listed as Mr Vajpayee's close associates.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
Congress today took a dig at the Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance, saying that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed should be "careful" about the conversion agenda being pursued by the saffron party.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the previous UPA regime's land law has had "disastrous impact" on India's national security as Pakistan could get information on critical defence projects coming up here.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 9, 2015
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru exactly two years ago was "wrong and badly handled," potentially embarrassing his own party, which was in power at the time.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The way the Congress-led UPA government handled the hanging the death sentence of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was a mistake, five Congress lawmakers have admitted in a statement.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday February 7, 2015
The People's Democratic Party or PDP won two of the four Rajya Sabha seats of Jammu and Kashmir, the election for which was held today. Its partner BJP has won one seat and the National Conference-Congress combine won one.
India News | Saturday February 7, 2015
Elections to four Rajya Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir will be held today with seven candidates in the fray including Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad, current Leader of Opposition in the Upper House of Parliament, who faces a tough test.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
National Conference has decided to join hands with Congress and pitch Ghulam Nabi Azad as a joint candidate for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held next month in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday named two candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled to be held on February 7.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said the idea of a grand alliance with National Conference and Congress was an option for forming a stable government in the state.
India News | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday December 28, 2014
The Indian National Congress observed its 130th foundation day today. Party President Sonia Gandhi unfurled the Congress flag at the party headquarters, 24 Akbar Road, in the presence of senior leaders like former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni and Sheila Dikshit.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
With elections results in Jammu and Kashmir heading towards a hung assembly, Congress today said it was "open" to aligning with the PDP in the state to provide a government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, today hosted a dinner for party MPs of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha a day before Winter Session comes to an end tomorrow.