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Opposition must refrain from criticism for the sake of it: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Nov 20,  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said that the opposition should refrain from criticism for the sake of it and members of the House should follow the etiquettes and courtesies of legislative procedures. Members of the opposition should play a constructive and positive role in the interest of the people, he said

Yogi Govt.responsible Gorakhpur tragedy: Opposition

Yogi Govt.responsible for Gorakhpur tragedy: Opposition

Yogi Govt.responsible Gorakhpur tragedy. The death of 33 children who died in Gorakhpur Government hospital due to lack of oxygen supply has turned into a political matter. At the behest of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, four Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Raj Babbar, Sanjay Singh and Pramod Tiwari reached Gorakhpur and said government is responsible

Opposition picks Gopal Krishna Gandhi as its Vice presidential nominee

Opposition picks Gopal Krishna Gandhi as its Vice presidential nominee

The opposition has picked former IAS officer and former Governor of West Bengal Gopal Krishna Gandhi as its candidate for the post of vice president. Gopal Gandhi served as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from 1968-1992.Gandhi was also the Secretary to the then Vice President Ramaswamy Venkataraman from 1985 to 1987, Joint Secretary to President Venkataraman

Opposition corners MP CM Chouhan over recent farmer suicides

Opposition corners MP CM Chouhan over recent farmer suicides

Opposition leader Ajay Singh on Saturday lashed out at Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, asking him to stop giving speeches and work on the development of the farmers.Speaking to ANI, Ajay Singh said, “If Shivraj Singh Chouhan feels that he has resolved the farmers’ problems then he is totally wrong. Rather than commenting

Navjot Singh Sidhu attack on akali dal in vidhan sabha

Opposition continues on the second day of the Assembly session in Punjab Vidhan Sabha. At the beginning of the session, the Akali Dal and Aam Aadmi Party had opposed the Congress government by making the main issue of farmers loan waivers and protested against the Congress.On the opposition by Akali Dal, the Congress cabinet minister

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UP Assembly: Opposition creates ruckus, hurls paper at Governor

UP Assembly: Opposition creates ruckus, hurls paper at Governor. The first session of Uttar Pradesh’s 16th Vidhan Sabha started on a stormy note as opposition party members disrupted Governor Ram Naik’s joint address to the house on Monday morning. The special week-long session has been called to table the GST Bill. There was chaos during

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Opposition members stage walk out from J&K assembly

Jammu:  Opposition members walked out of the state assembly on Tuesday following an uproar over tension between two communities in Kathua district. As the question hour was nearing its end, independent MLA Engineer Rashid stood up and started shouting over the alleged failure of the Jammu and Kashmir government to ease tensions between the two

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Opposition grows against Kaypee

Jalandhar: Even as Congress is yet to announce the list of candidates rumours of fielding former Jalandhar Member Parliament (MP) Mohinder Singh Kaypee as the probable candidate from Jalandhar West (reserve) constituency have led to a wave of opposition within the party. Though there was no official confirmation on any candidate’s name but a section

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Want to choke black money, opposition wants shutdown: Modi

Kushinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he had called for an end to corruption and black money but the opposition was rooting for ‘Bharat Bandh’. “The government is working to end the flow of black money and corruption but they (opposition) are talking about Bharat Bandh (shutdown),” Modi told a rally here.

Opposition seeks Modi’s apology, disrupts Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Friday was adjourned twice amid chaos as the opposition sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s apology for saying that demonetisation was being denounced because its critics had been tripped by the sudden announcement. The House was adjourned in quick succession. It was first adjourned till noon and later till 2.30

opposition unites against PM at Parliament’s Gandhi statue

New Delhi: A united opposition on Wednesday upped the ante against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s continued silence and absence inside the house despite growing demands for him to speak on the demonetisation issue. Thirteen opposition parties, baring the Left and the Aam Aadmi Party, protested at Parliament’s Gandhi Statue demanding answers on demonetisation. Among the

Lok Sabha adjourned after opposition protests demonetisation

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned within minutes of convening on Friday as opposition members protested loudly and demanded a debate on the government’s demonitisation move under rules than entail voting. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the poor were suffering due to the spiking of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth

Opposition’s criticism of demonetization has exposed them: Shah

New Delhi: The BJP on Friday criticised the opposition Congress, BSP, SP and AAP parties for opposing the Narendra Modi government’s decision to demonetize Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, saying that they have “exposed themselves” by doing so. Addressing a press conference here, BJP chief Amit Shah said he does not understand why parties

Kanhaiya advocates opposition unity to take on BJP

New Delhi: student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, jailed earlier this year for 17 days on charges of sedition, is advocating an umbrella coalition of opposition parties to take on the BJP. Kanhaiya Kumar, whose book “From Bihar to Tihar” (Juggernaut) has hit the market, says such a coming together of the Congress, the Left and parties

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Nawazuddin’s Ramlila prog cancelled over opposition

Muzaffarnagar: A ‘Ramlila’ programme featuring actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been cancelled following opposition by a religious group here, police said today. The actor had yesterday said that he would play the character of ‘Maricha’ in the programme. Maricha is a rakshasa (demon), who is killed by Rama. His most notable exploit is his role in

CM Badal lambasts Opposition for ‘politicising’ Indo-Pak border crisis

Ferozepur: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday implored political parties to desist from making “provocative statements” in the wake of “impending crisis on Indo-Pak border” following recent surgical strikes by Army in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Badal said, “It is unfortunate that political leaders are continuously politicking at this critical juncture when clouds of

Opposition seeks House committee probe into Dana Majhi case

Bhubaneswar: The opposition Congress and BJP on Saturday demanded the constitution of a House committee to probe the case of Dana Majhi, who walked about 10 km with his wife’s body on his shoulders after he was allegedly denied a hearse in Odisha. The demand of the opposition comes a day after the state government

‘Congress failed miserably in its role as opposition’

AAP Punjab convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi termed the dharna by Congress inside the Assembly here as “mockery of democracy”, and alleged that the key opposition party has “failed miserably” to perform its role on the floor of the House. “Instead of insisting on discussion on the key issues on the floor of the House, during

Nepal opposition urges government to focus on bilateral ties

Kathmandu:  The Communist Party of Nepal (CPN-UML) on Sunday urged the government to focus on the implementation of bilateral agreements signed with China and India. Speaking in parliament, CPN-UML MP Keshav Badal asked the government to implement a number of bilateral agreements reached with neighbouring countries during the then Prime Minister’s visits, Xinhua reported. “The

Court upholds Venezuela opposition leader’s 14-year sentence

Caracas:A Venezuelan court upheld the 14-year sentence of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, in a move likely to increase tension in the crisis-hit South American country. Lopez has repeatedly declared himself innocent of the charge of inciting violence at anti-government protests in 2014, calling himself a political prisoner. “This is certainly a political trial. Unfortunately,