Leader of Opposition

Congress leaders scramble to bag Karnataka Leader of Opposition post

After change in AICC leadership, Siddaramaiah sees competition for CLP post from contemporaries'

published on : 21st September 2019

Odisha Assembly sub-panel to study discoms’ performance

Energy Secretary Hemant Sharma briefed the members about steps taken by the State Government and the discoms to improve the power sector.

published on : 20th August 2019

Siddaramaiah will be leader of Opposition: Deve Gowda 

Not just JDS, Congress too has remained non-committal on the coalition ever since the collapse of the H D Kumaraswamy-led government last week.

published on : 29th July 2019

'Missing' Tejashwi Yadav says he was undergoing treatment

Yadav, who is the Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly, was not present on the first day of the Monsoon Session on Friday.

published on : 29th June 2019

HC refuses urgent hearing to plea for appointment of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha

A vacation bench of justices Jyoti Singh and Manoj Ohri said 'looking at the relief sought, there is no urgency' and listed it for hearing before an appropriate bench on July 8.

published on : 26th June 2019

PIL filed before Delhi HC seeking appointment of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha

Denying the second largest party in Sabha the leadership of the opposition would set the wrong precedent and dilute democracy, the petitioners said.

published on : 22nd June 2019

INTERVIEW | Ready to take up any responsibility: Shashi Tharoor

A factor that went against the BJP was that its strategy of purely focusing on a visceral communal campaign backfired. Its claim to stand for the right of devotees found no takers. 

published on : 10th June 2019

Singhvi says he wants to challenge Leader of Opposition rule, if Congress party permits

The Congress did not get the post of Leader of Opposition in the last Lok Sabha as it had only 44 seats in 2014, which is below the 10 per cent seats mark as cited in the rule.

published on : 8th June 2019

BJP may elect Western Odisha MLA as Opposition leader

Bhawanipatna MLA Pradip Naik and Sambalpur MLA Jayanarayan Mishra have emerged as front runners for the post.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Congress may opt for MP from South as Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha

It had then chosen Mallikarjun Kharge as its leader in the House though there were suggestions then that Gandhi - who was not the party chief then - should take the post.

published on : 26th May 2019

Like son, like father? Maharashtra's Leader of Opposition quits Congress

Vikhe-Patil had sent his resignation letter to Congress President Rahul Gandhi a few weeks ago, but a decision on it was pending.

published on : 25th April 2019

Abhay Chautala resigns as leader of Opposition from Haryana assembly

The INLD won 19 seats in 2014 assembly elections, but the party’s strength has been reduced to 17 after death of  Jind MLA Hari Chand Middha and Jaswinder Singh Sandhu legislator from Pehowa.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Congress, BJP contest for Madhya Pradesh Assembly speaker post after 47 years

While the Congress has 114 members in the present assembly along with support of four independents, two BSP MLAs and one SP legislator, the opposition BJP has 109 MLAs.

published on : 7th January 2019

Opposition in Rajya Sabha accuses BJP of polarising, creating fear psychosis across country

Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad attacked the government for creating fear, not only among people but also among the bureaucrats and opposition leaders.

published on : 5th February 2018

Senior Supreme Court advocate HS Phoolka to be Leader of Opposition in Punjab

Phoolka was elected by the MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party in a meeting today at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

published on : 16th March 2017