Opposition Parties
India  /  Published 11.02.20

Where BJP bucked trend in Delhi

BJP’s tally is up from three in 2015 to eight now in the 70-member Delhi Assembly.In 2015, the Speaker had offered the Leader of Opposition post — a cabinet rank position for which the largest Opp...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.05.20

Declare Amphan national calamity: Opposition parties

Twenty-two Opposition parties urged the Centre on Friday to immediately declare the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan in Odisha and West Bengal as a national calamity and called for substantially h...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.06.20

India no longer a weak country: Rajnath on China border row

Amid a standoff with China on the Ladakh border, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that India will never compromise on its 'national pride', asserting that it is no longer a 'weak' country...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.19

No clarity on end of Kashmir clampdown

The Narendra Modi government’s one-stroke decision to take away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and statehood received the Lok Sabha’s approval on Tuesday, as the Treasury benches used their ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.07.19

Opposition says triple talaq to unity in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday cleared the contentious triple talaq bill, the BJP out-manoeuvring the Opposition even after two of its allies with 17 members together in the House — JDU and AIADMK — d...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.07.19

Dam bill triggers fears of meddling in state affairs

The Centre on Monday introduced a bill on dam safety in the Lok Sabha, sweeping aside protest from a large number of Opposition members who accused the government of trying to appropriate powers of th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.07.19

‘Justice’ defence in tatters, triple talaq bill passed

The Opposition on Thursday ridiculed the government claim that the triple talaq bill was motivated by a commitment to justice for Muslim women, but the BJP’s numerical strength ensured that the Lok ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.19

Praised by rivals, Gadkari hails Modi

The Opposition on Tuesday lavished praise on Nitin Gadkari in the Lok Sabha, calling him a “dream merchant” and an “exemplary performer”, but the minister who painted a rosy picture of highway...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.18

Code of unity that could challenge the BJP

It may have been a bit of a quiet Diwali for the Bharatiya Janata Party. The results of the bypolls in Karnataka where the ruling alliance of the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) won four seats ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla cracks whip

Newly elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday said elections in India had always been transparent, arguing that the Congress wouldn’t have been defeated in 1977 hadn’t it been so.At his first...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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