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  • AAP in a flux ahead of Khaira's rebel convention
    SourcesAAP in a flux ahead of Khaira's rebel convention

    The Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) continued to be in a flux on Wednesday ahead of a convention by ousted leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira in Bathinda town on Thursday.

    1 year ago
  • Mamata meets Advani, opposition leaders in Parliament
    SourcesMamata meets Advani, opposition leaders in Parliament

    West Bengal Chief Minster Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday held meetings with leaders of opposition parties as part of her political outreach ahead of the Lok Sabha elections aimed at ousting the Modi government and also met senior BJP leader L.K. Advani.

    1 year ago
  • Goa's only abattoir non-functional, but no beef shortage: Minister
    SourcesGoa's only abattoir non-functional, but no beef shortage: Minister

    Even as beef traders and both ruling and opposition MLAs have alleged shortage of beef in the state, a Goa Minister on Wednesday said that there was no beef shortage reported to the state's only legal abattoir.

    1 year ago
  • Those not in draft NRC are intruders, opposition should clear stand: Shah (Lead)
    SourcesThose not in draft NRC are intruders, opposition should clear stand: Shah (Lead)

    BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday said that those whose names are not in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam are "intruders" as they have failed to prove their Indian citizenship, and asked the political parties opposing it to clear their stand.

    1 year ago
  • Collective decision will be taken on PM candidate: Mamata
    SourcesCollective decision will be taken on PM candidate: Mamata

    Amid jousting in the opposition, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinmool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that a collective decision will be taken on the issue of Prime Ministerial candidate.

    1 year ago
  • Who is lying on NRC, Shah or Rajnath, asks Congress
    SourcesWho is lying on NRC, Shah or Rajnath, asks Congress

    As BJP President Amit Shah said the Congress did not have the courage to implement NRC in Assam, while this government had the courage to do it, the Congress on Tuesday condemned it and asked who is lying, whether it is Shah or Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who ascribed the process to the supervision of Supreme Court.

    1 year ago
  • Assam Citizens Register row snowballs (Roundup)
    SourcesAssam Citizens Register row snowballs (Roundup)

    The controversy over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam snowballed further on Tuesday with BJP President Amit Shah claiming that the NDA government had the courage to do what the Congress lacked on identifying foreigners as West bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee warned of a "bloodbath and civil war" over the BJP's "attempt to divide people".

    1 year ago
  • Modi 'double-thanks' Opposition for no-trust vote
    SourcesModi 'double-thanks' Opposition for no-trust vote

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi told BJP MPs on Tuesday that he was "thankful" to the opposition parties for bringing a no-confidence motion against his government which, according to him, provided the ruling dispensation an opportunity to expose their political "hollowness".

    1 year ago
  • Opposition indulging in vote bank politics over NRC: Shah
    SourcesOpposition indulging in vote bank politics over NRC: Shah

    The BJP on Tuesday said the National Register of Citizens (NRC), whose draft was released in Assam on Monday, is a matter of national security for the party and accused the opposition of indulging in vote bank politics.

    1 year ago
  • Opposition voices concern over NRC, Shah's remarks disrupt RS (Lead)
    SourcesOpposition voices concern over NRC, Shah's remarks disrupt RS (Lead)

    BJP President Amit Shah's remarks accusing the opposition of allegedly trying to protect the illegal Bangladeshi immigrants on Tuesday caused disruption in the Rajya Sabha and subsequent adjournment of the House for the day, as the opposition expressed concern over the Assam NRC draft that leaves out over 40 lakh people.

    1 year ago