Congress tries to cash in on BJP-MNS rift
Mumbai: Taking on both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the MNS, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Sachin Sawant said that while those two parties squabble, the public would decide their fate in upcoming elections.
On Sunday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray had alleged that Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary and Leader of Opposition in the legislative assembly Eknath Khadse had arrived at a "settlement" on issues to be raised while the house is in session.
Thackeray had alleged, Sunday, that opposition parties raise questions...
Sonia Gandhi promises fully women dedicated bank
Narayanpur: UPA chief Sonia Gandhi in her speech at the inauguration ceremony of Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering and Technology said that the government is serious about the establishment of strict laws to stop crime against women. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was also present at the occasion.
The AICC president while addressing the crowd said, "The UPA government has taken...
Congress government in Andhra survives no-trust motion
Hyderabad: The ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh survived the second no-confidence motion in 16 months early on Saturday thanks to a divided opposition. But the result proved the government was technically in a minority.
With the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) remaining neutral and as many as 27 members abstaining, only 58 legislators voted for the motion moved by the Telangana...
CM Akhilesh Yadav completes one year in government
Lucknow: Amid volley of different opinions, Uttar Pradesh's young chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav, today completes one year in office. Samajwadi Party faces charges of failure on several fronts, to which the party denies vehemently, saying, the party has been fulfilling the promises made to the public in its manifesto.
Chief minister Ahilesh Yadav today said that the state government was on the...
Andhra Pradesh: TRS, YSR Congress submit notices for no-confidence motion
Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and YSR Congress party on Thursday gave separate notices for moving no-confidence motions in the assembly against the state Congress government.
TRS submitted a notice with signatures of 25 legislators to speaker N Manohar while YSR Congress gave another notice with 18 signatures. Legislators of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), two communist parties...
Joshi criticizes UPA's economic policy
New Delhi: Bhartiya Janata Party member MM Joshi on Wednesday criticised the Congress-led UPA government's "growth with equity" policy, saying growth was meaningless if it did not result in better healthcare, education and jobs.
The veteran leader asked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to "correct" its economic fundamentals.
"Does high GDP (gross domestic...
BJP in no mood to spare Congress over Robert Vadra land deals
New Delhi: BJP has intensified its attack on Congress led government over the issue of land deals allegedly involving Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, On Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party paralysed proceedings in Parliament.
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha witnessed two adjournments till 1400 hours as BJP members stormed the Well seeking a probe into the issue.
CPI-M lawmaker apologises in assembly for Mamta remarks
Kolkata: A privilege motion in the West Bengal assembly against a senior CPI-M lawmaker Anisur Rehman for his indecent remarks at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was disposed off on Tuesday after he tendered an unconditional apology in the house.
"I unconditionally apologise before the house and I accept that I have made a mistake," said the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) member...
BJP blames infighting for Karnataka rout
Bangalore: A day after its rout in Karnataka municipal polls, the ruling BJP blamed the debacle on infighting and vowed corrective measures to ensure the party wins the assembly polls due in two months.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met here Tuesday to discuss the reasons for the dismal show in the polls to 207 urban local bodies held March 7. The results were announced Monday.
Mukul Sangma expands Meghalaya ministry
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M Sangma on Tuesday formed his new council of ministers by inducting 11 members from the Congress.
Mukul Sangma also scripted new political history in the state by inducting three women legislators as ministers.
Of the 25 women who contested the recently concluded assembly elections, only four - Ampareen Lyngdoh, Roshan Warjri, Deborah C Marak and...
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