India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The Congress has officially been told today that it will not be entitled to claim the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has conveyed her decision in writing to Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday August 15, 2014
After over months of assessing the Congress' debacle in the national elections this year, the AK Antony Committee has concluded that Rahul Gandhi is not responsible for the crushing defeat.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das (with PTI inputs) | Friday August 15, 2014
Drones and about 700 CCTV cameras will be used for surveillance as Delhi is put under massive security cover for Friday, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his first Independence Day speech from the historic Red Fort.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today targeted the ruling BJP and urged her party leaders to resist attempts to polarize the country and amass power "with all our might."
India | Sunil Prabhu | Friday August 8, 2014
The constitution amendment bill on the selection of judges that the government hopes to bring to Parliament next week will include several new provisions, including making it mandatory for the chief minister of a state to be consulted when High Court...
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 7, 2014
Kamla Beniwal was sacked as Mizoram governor - just two months before her term was to end - for "gross impropriety", top sources said today as the government parried opposition allegations of vendetta politics.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Wednesday August 6, 2014
After several recent controversies, the government has added a stringent clause to the new process of appointing judges that it proposes to effect through legislation.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The Congress will have only two front row seats and will have to share benches with the Left and smaller parties like the Aam Aadmi Party in the new Lok Sabha.
India | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A new bill that ramps up punishment for hijacking is now ready and is expected too be presented to Union Cabinet for approval soon, civil aviation minister Ashok Raju has told NDTV.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Thursday July 31, 2014
"I will write my own book and then everyone will know the truth," Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today, responding to comments by former Congressman Natwar Singh in an interview about his new autobiography.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A draft bill to try minors above the age of 16 years - accused of heinous crimes including rape and murder - as adults, is all set to go to the cabinet for approval. If approved, the bill will pave the way for an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act...
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...