India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 23, 2015
Describing the passage of the stalled Goods and Services Tax Bill as a parameter to measure the maturity of India's political system, union finance minister Arun Jaitley today made a veiled attack on the Congress for "stalling the country's progress".
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Stepping up attack on Congress over the virtually washed-out monsoon session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkiah Naidu today said Sonia Gandhi's trooping into the well of Lok Sabha shows the level of the "frustration of that party".
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 13, 2015
In Parliament on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi responded to Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's attack with an acrimonious counter that also included digs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress vice president apparently made notes of his talking points, which was captured by an alert photographer.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Rebutting Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, who referenced "Momma" in a fierce attack on him in Parliament, Rahul Gandhi today threw back a "Beta" remark.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Straining to be heard above a ceaseless chorus of slogans, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj delivered a strident attack on the opposition Congress as she declared "I committed no mistake" in reference to her assistance that allowed tainted cricket tycoon Lalit Modi to get urgent travel papers last year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 12, 2015
South Korea announced today a series of heavy-weaponry, live-fire military drills with the United States as part response to a recent landmine attack blamed on North Korea.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha today, and in a stinging attack, accused the Congress of stalling the country's progress. "The Congress does not want the economy to grow," he said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
In a scathing attack on Congress, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today alleged that it has become "politically bankrupt" as it played the role of "obstructionist and destructive" opposition during the Monsoon Session of Parliament.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Friday August 7, 2015
Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's explanation about how she is unfairly being accused of helping tainted cricket mogul Lalit Modi prove she is "an expert in theatrics", said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
Reuters | Friday August 7, 2015
The European Parliament want the law to only cover sectors it considers critical, such as energy, transport and finance.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Monday August 3, 2015
The Congress' Digvijaya Singh has taken on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Twitter this morning for the latter's Facebook post slamming the Congress for disruptions in Parliament that have held up the Goods and Services Tax or GST bill.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday July 30, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has blamed what he called the Opposition Congress' "petty politics" for disruptions today during Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement in Parliament on the Gurdaspur terror attack this week which prevented a discussion on national security, he said.
India News | Agencies | Thursday July 30, 2015
The terrorists who attacked Gurdaspur, in Punjab's worst attack in over a decade, came from Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament today, warning of "a befitting reply".
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, snubbed by party president Sonia Gandhi last week, was seen today in deep in conversation with Rahul Gandhi, who was leading the party's attack in Parliament against the government.
India News | Agencies | Monday July 27, 2015
Security has been tightened at Parliament and top government offices nearby, reports say.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
BJP has accused Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi of practicing politics of "spit and run" and "crossing all limits of decency" in his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while blaming the main opposition party for the unproductive first week of the Monsoon session.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
After facing disruption in Parliament yesterday over the demand for three top BJP leaders caught in controversies to resign, the party launched a counter attack against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, attacked over her help to tainted cricket tycoon Lalit Modi, has the sympathy of at least one group in the opposition - the Samajwadi Party. Its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today said that for a woman, "sau khoon maaf (100 murders would be forgiven)."
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Sharpening his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi vowed that his party will defeat the land bill if it comes up for passage in Parliament during the Monsoon session.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Friday July 17, 2015
BJP today ridiculed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, saying he has to "grow out of diapers", as the war of words between the two parties escalates in the run up to the monsoon session of Parliament starting July 21.
Reuters | Wednesday July 8, 2015
The document strengthens user privacy protection from hackers and data resellers but simultaneously elevates the government's powers.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 3, 2015
An Afghan soldier hailed as a hero for defending parliament from a Taliban assault has been arrested after a fatal traffic accident in Kabul involving a car he had been given as a reward, the Ministry of Interior said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 23, 2015
Essa Khan was just another Afghan soldier, until he was lionized by the media for shooting dead several Taliban gunmen who tried to storm the country's parliament which was in full session at the time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 23, 2015
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India has told the UN that it is "obvious" that thousands of foreign fighters in Afghanistan could not have entered it or sustain their terror attacks without support from beyond the war-torn country's borders.