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Report claims Jyotiraditya Scindia backs Citizenship Amendment Bill; he clarifies on Twitter

This is the second time when Scindia has sided with the Centre on such important legislation going against the party line. (PTI) Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today clarified on a report that claimed he had extended support to the Citizenship Amendment Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha earlier this week and is […]

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Parliament Session Live: Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha Today Live Telecast, Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019, Citizenship Bill 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah tabled the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha amid massive protest by the Opposition. (Photo/Lok Sabha TV) Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: The Lok Sabha today passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill with 311 members voting for it. Moments after the bill was passed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded Home Minister Amit Shah for […]

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Rajya Sabha Oppn leaders hold meeting to strategise on Citizenship Bill

Congress sources said party chief Sonia Gandhi will discuss with senior party leaders the party’s strategy on the bill, and will also hold discussions with like-minded parties over the next few days. Several Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha led by the Congress held a meeting on Thursday to firm up their strategy on the Citizenship […]

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BJP skilled at selling, not creating; it will sell railways next: Priyanka Gandhi

“Now, the BJP government has also brought railways to its worst state. After a few days, just like other government entities, this government will start selling of railways as well,” said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Hitting out at the government over a CAG report on the railways which red flagged the national transporter’s worst performance in […]

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‘Any BJP leader contesting against party’s official candidate stand expelled’

This is the first official statement issued by the party in the face of some senior party leaders jumping into poll fray after being denied tickets for the ensuing assembly elections in the state. The BJP on Monday said that any party leader contesting against its official candidates or indulging in anti-party activities stand expelled, […]

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‘Jokepal’: Congress’s dig at Lokpal over reports on its ‘hotel office’ expenses

“Till October 31, 2019, 1,116 corruption complaints were received but preliminary inquiry was not started in anyone,” he said. The Congress on Sunday took a swipe at India’a apex anti-corruption body Lokpal over reports that it is paying Rs 50 lakh every month in rent to Ashoka Hotel, asking if it is “lokpal or jokepal”. […]

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Maharashtra deadlock: Ajit Pawar yielded to persuasion by his clan and NCP leaders?

Party patriarch Sharad Pawar spoke to his prodigal nephew over phone in the morning asking him to revisit his decision to align with the BJP and stay in power. Resignation of Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday afternoon, which led to the collapse of the four-day-old government headed by the BJP, came amidst […]

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Maharashtra floor test: Majority has to be proven in House, not hotels, says Ram Madhav

Ahead of the mega test, the BJP has asked all its MLAs for a crucial meet today at Wankhede Stadium. BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday expressed confidence that his party would succeed in proving the majority on the floor of the House. “The majority has to be proven not in hotels or elsewhere […]

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Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra deputy CM, Devendra Fadnavis to address press conference shortly

NCP leader Ajit Pawar. (File Photo) Ajit Pawar resigns: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar has resigned from the post of Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, just three days after he took oath in a dramatic early morning swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Pawar handed over his resignation to Chief Minister Devendra […]

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‘Murder of democracy’: Congress says women MPs manhandled by marshals in Parliament during protest on Maharashtra

Sonia Gandhi leads Congress protest on the Maharashtra issue in Parliament premises (ANI) The Congress party on Monday alleged that women parliamentarians were “manhandled” in Lok Sabha when they were protesting in the Well of the House over the Maharashtra government formation issue. The issue rocked the Parliament with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi leading […]

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