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Opposition Leaders
India  /  Published 12.04.19

Corporate honchos furious over voter list deletions

Two corporate honchos — Maruti Suzuki chairman R.C. Bhargava and Apollo Hospitals vice-chairperson Shobhana Kamineni — were furious after their names were deleted from the voters’ list on the fi...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.04.19

Army not Modi's, says VK Singh, then denies it

“The Indian Army cannot be called ‘Modiji’s army’ and anyone who describes it thus is not just wrong but is a traitor.”These words have been attributed not to an Opposition leader but to a m...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.10.19

Opposition in full retreat

Every election in a democracy leads to heightened passions and exaggerated displays of partisanship. Regardless of the eventual outcome, a healthy contest necessarily involves a belief in all sides of...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Scientists and scholars decry Kashmir curbs

Over 500 Indian scientists and scholars on Saturday urged the Narendra Modi government to lift the restrictions imposed in Kashmir, saying the government was “duty bound to uphold the rights and pro...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.03.20

Opposition slams govt over hike in petrol, diesel excise duty

Attacking the government over hike in excise duty on petrol and diesel, the Opposition on Tuesday said the government is running the affairs by stealing money from pockets of the common man.Raising th...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

Recasting India as a Hindu State

Every general election is distinctive and unique, yet few commentators can resist the temptation of comparing one poll with another. As I see it, the election that has just concluded bears a notable r...
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 07.05.19

VVPAT verification: SC dismisses review plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders seeking a review of its April 8 order directing the Election Commission to increase random verification of VVPAT slips wi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.03.19

EC ‘count delay’ counter to paper trail plea

The Election Commission told the Supreme Court on Friday that the current practice of matching the votes reflected in a voting machine with a paper audit trail at only one polling station per Assembly...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.03.19

Congress keeps nose to the grindstone

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has toured 11 states, addressed 10 public meetings and held 14 interactions since the general election was announced on March 10 in an unusually intense campaign by a p...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Strategy on slogans in House

Opposition MPs in the Rajya Sabha changed their strategy on Tuesday, raising slogans against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act only when members of the ruling BJP and other parties that supported the pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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