India | Sunil Prabhu | Wednesday July 30, 2014
The Lok Sabha Speaker has said she will take a decision on whether to grant the Congress party the position of Leader of Opposition in the House in two to four days.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Friday July 25, 2014
The Akali Dal has asked the Central government, of which it is a part, to help resolve a crisis over the management of Gurudwaras in Haryana. The Akali Dal rules Punjab, while the Congress is in power in adjacent Haryana, where state elections are du...
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday July 24, 2014
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has come up against a peculiar problem while attempting to allot seats in the newly elected 16th Lok Sabha. No party reportedly wants to sit right next to the Congress contingent.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 23, 2014
BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri was reportedly admonished today for misbehaving in the Lok Sabha and allegedly making a hate remark against Muslim lawmakers.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, A Vaidyanathan, Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office allegedly intervened to keep a reportedly corrupt judge in office even though the three most senior judges of the Supreme Court made it clear they were against this, said sources to NDTV today.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today denied the Congress' charge that she was partisan in her dealings with the Opposition in the House, and said that she was "giving everyone a chance to speak and function as democratically as possible.''
Sunil Prabhu | Thursday July 17, 2014
It does not, the sources said, want to "send a negative signal" that could dampen investor sentiment.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 11, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a challenge in Parliament if he wants to retain the man he wants on his team. The opposition today raised protests against the new government's move to amend the law to enable former telecom regulator Nripendra Misr...
Sunil Prabhu | Thursday July 10, 2014
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the architect of economic reforms unleashed in 1991 that took the country on a high growth trajectory, today hailed the NDA government's attempts to adhere to the fiscal deficit target set by his government for t...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday July 9, 2014
A top secret report on how the government and military bungled the war with China cannot be made public without the consent of the army, said top sources in the Defence Ministry today.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today that the new government is being politically vindictive by targeting her and other Congress leaders including her son, Rahul, in a case that alleges they misused the funds of a newspaper once run by the...
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley might not accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Brazil for a BRICS summit next week, as his presence is required in Parliament with the Budget session now on, sources have said.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma and Sunil Prabhu, Written by Devesh Kumar | Friday July 4, 2014
The Congress, which is entitled to two front row seats in the Lok Sabha in keeping with its strength in the House, is likely to be allotted an extra seat, Lok Sabha secretariat sources said.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday June 10, 2014
When former union minister Mallikarjun Kharge was designated as leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, some within the opposition and even his own party smirked, dismissing him as a lightweight.
India | Devesh Kumar | Monday June 9, 2014
The 16th Lok Sabha will not have a Leader of the Opposition, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has decided in consultation with the government after taking into account past practices and precedence, sources said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Mayor of Mumbai Sunil Prabhu today asked the Maharashtra government to rethink its decision of "taking away" the "traditional rights" to use a red beacon by the mayor.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Written by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Among the first acts of the Narendra Modi-led Cabinet was to issue an ordinance allowing former Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) chairman Nripendra Mishra to take over as Principal Secretary to the new Prime Minister.
Election 2014 | Reported by Sunil Prabhu | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left Gujarat Bhawan early on Tuesday morning for his South Block office, where he laid rose petals and bowed before a photograph of Mahatma Gandhi. He then sat at his table and signed papers.
Election 2014 | A Vaidyanathan, Sunil Prabhu | Monday May 26, 2014
Nripendra Misra, a 1967-batch Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS official who retired five years ago as the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), has been named as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister.
Election 2014 | Sunil Prabhu | Sunday May 25, 2014
At a meeting of the Congress Members of Parliament from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Sonia Gandhi was again elected the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party.