Opposition Parties
Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

Electoral might: Farm bills steamrolled

Narendra Modi, a maestro of spin, described the passage of the contentious bills on agricultural ‘reform’ as a ‘watershed moment’. Perhaps the prime minister truly believes tha...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 20.09.20

Parliament clears farm bills, Opp cries foul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said new laws were a "watershed moment" in the history of Indian agriculture, asserting that they will ensure a complete transformation of the farm sector and em...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.20

Common vision: Opposition meet

Timing is the key in politics. Sadly, members of India’s Opposition did not, for so long, believe in this wisdom. Seven chief ministers of states ruled by parties in the Opposition may have now ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.08.20

Fight-without-fear cry at Opposition meet

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren lamented that the resistance put up by the Opposition was very weak. He said: “We are unable to forcefully raise the issues. We saw how the migrant labour ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Mamata steals show at Sonia meeting

Mamata Banerjee was the cynosure of a meeting conducted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday to discuss a bunch of issues as the Bengal chief minister led from the front an attack on the Na...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

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

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 â...
By The Editorial Board in

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


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