Opposition Parties
India  /  Published 18.07.19

House row over Finance Bill route

The Opposition on Thursday accused the government of violating rules and bypassing legislative scrutiny of key proposals by inserting in the Finance Bill non-taxation proposals that shouldn’t be par...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.19

Strong Opposition needed: Swamy

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy, who had once taught economics at IIT Delhi, said the country’s economy was “on a tailspin” and if Nirmala Sitharaman’s “budget is not rectified, we will...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Nadia Imam in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.03.20

Derek O' Brien gives speech from Parliament corridor

In an unprecedented act, Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Derek O'Brien on Friday gave a 10-minute speech, not in the House, but from a corridor of the Parliament building, in a protest against, w...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.20

LS adjourned till 2pm amid Opposition protest

Lok Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions on Wednesday amid Opposition protests over Delhi violence even as the government maintained that the matter will be discussed next week in the House.The House ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.10.19

House bans private channels

The BJP has fulfilled its longstanding desire to ban private channels from covering Assembly proceedings, seven years after three of its then ministers were caught watching porn during a session.Speak...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

When the State lets people die

Sometime in 1959, when I was still in kindergarten, I recollect that my school was closed for an unscheduled period of time. There was violence in the city. My parents would become very agitated after...
By Anup Sinha in

India  /  Published 09.07.19

8 bills introduced in 1 hour, one on lone-wolf terrorist

The government introduced eight bills in the Lok Sabha within an hour on Monday, attracting protests from the Congress and other Opposition parties who described some of the provisions as “draconian...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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