Opposition Leaders
India  /  Published 25.02.19

Opposition veers around to moving top court on tallying votes

Opposition leaders told The Telegraph that they may move the Supreme Court this week as they have not got a favourable response to their demand for tallying half the paper trail with the votes counted...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.05.19

EC rejects Opposition call for VVPAT verification

As the cliché goes, all eyes on the eve of result day should have been on the men and women who fought the general election. Instead, the eyes were all fixated on the voting machines as the countdown...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Data privacy bill row

The Personal Data Protection Bill was on Wednesday referred to a joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament amid strong protests from the Opposition, which said citizens’ right to privacy w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.19

Opposition rally: Thunder without rain

If the mobilization of crowds for a political rally is the yardstick of success, Mamata Banerjee can claim to have won the 2019 general election even before the first vote has been registered in the e...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 08.05.19

Supreme Court unmoved by last-ditch plea on EVM

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 24.10.19

For Opposition: Act like one

Wake up and fight. That seems the message to the groggy Opposition from the voters of Maharashtra and Haryana, who have given the BJP victories by margins much narrower than most people expected.While...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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