Opposition Parties
India  /  Published 31.12.19

A government hobbled by people power

The Congress and other Opposition parties believe the Narendra Modi government has hurtled towards a grave crisis too early in its second term, laying the ground for stiff resistance in the rest of it...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.01.19

Opposition sharpens knives on bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will rock the first day of the budget session of the Assam Assembly on Monday.As the state is simmering ever since the bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8, t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 20.01.19

Brigade rally plays on Modi’s mind

The images of 24 pairs of arms raised skywards from a Calcutta dais appeared to be on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mind as he slammed the proposed Opposition alliance as a nexus of “corrupt...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

Opposition panel on ‘chor ’ vote machine

Opposition leaders who attended the Brigade rally voiced concern over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, calling it a “chor (thief) machine” and deciding...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

To Brigade: rallying point of mass protests

A rally at the Brigade Parade Grounds can throw up three challenges for the organisers: chalking up an impressive crowd count, packing the dais with heavyweights and, sometimes, ensuring the occasion ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.03.19

BJP claims Nirav credit for ‘chowkidar’

The BJP on Wednesday tried to claim credit for fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s arrest in London, linking it with the party’s “Main Bhi Chowkidar” campaign for the general election.“Chowkid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Opposition uproar in LS over Hegde's remarks

The controversial remarks made by BJP MP Anant Kumar Hegde on Mahatma Gandhi rocked Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with Congress members shouting slogans and walking out of the House after accusing the ruling ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.19

Opposition closes ranks

With the elections drawing to a close on Sunday, the Opposition parties are back to their drawing room meetings in a bid to be prepared for the situation they are hoping for: the BJP falling short of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Why the dip in Delhi's voting

The fall in Delhi’s voter turnout from 65.1 per cent in 2014 to 60.34 per cent on Sunday has left parties foxed.A high turnout is usually seen as a gain for the Opposition. In the 2004 elections, ho...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm

Rajya Sabha proceedings on Tuesday were adjourned till 2pm after opposition and treasury benches indulged in a war of words over alleged hate speech by Union minister Anurag Thakur in the run up to De...
By PTI in New Delhi


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