Monsoon session: Highest on hours lost, Lok Sabha session adjourned before schedule

The heat on the ruling BJP remained intense during the session, with even the fence-sitters in the House showing their disappointment with the passage of the bills amid the din.

12 Aug 2021

OBC Bill boards Opposition, averts full Parliament washout

Being a Constitution amendment Bill, it requires order in the House as well as two-thirds of the members present voting in its favour. 

10 Aug 2021

Constitution amendment, power bills in Parliament next week amid complete washout threats

The government is bracing up for pushing the Constitution 127th Amendment bill to give the power to states to prepare their own list of other backward castes (OBCs).

08 Aug 2021

Private member bills suffer in Parliament logjam

On Friday, the Lok Sabha had listed as many 246 private member bills, while scores of other proposals await the lottery for listing, but the House was adjourned.

07 Aug 2021

Govt not blinking for fear of putting leadership in a spot

For public posturing, though, the party asserts that the government is ready for discussion on any issue, including Pegasus, and it’s the Opposition that is running away. 

06 Aug 2021

Polls: BJP preps rank and file for shielding Brand Modi

The state units were tasked to replicate them with the state executives, which had to be further repeated at  district levels where the party workers from Mandals also participated. 

03 Aug 2021

Tapes implicating in horse-trading doctored, ready for probe: BJP's Shekhawat  

On Friday, Shekhawat tweeted: “Yato Dharmastato Jayah”. Earlier, he told reporters that the voice in the tape wasn’t his and that he would cooperate with any investigations.

18 Jul 2020

'Don't want to continue in cabinet due to health reasons': Arun Jaitley in letter to PM Modi

Jaitley had not been attending office for about three weeks now and was admitted to AIIMS for undergoing tests and treatment for an undisclosed illness, sources said.

30 May 2019

Modi's new cabinet to reflect youth, experience, to groom future BJP leadership

 PM-designate Narendra Modi has almost made up his mind on how his new Cabinet should look like, according to sources.

29 May 2019

BJP’s Dalit outreach irks upper castes in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Sources said that the BJP leaders had brought to the notice of the party high command simmering anger among the upper castes in a number of states.

24 Oct 2018

Winning 2019 will be a breeze, Prime Minister Modi assures BJP party cadre

PM Modi sought to project the image of a confident BJP that would easily retain power in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, while Amit Shah claimed the BJP is destined to rule for 50 years.

10 Sep 2018

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP chief Amit Shah asks party workers to expose Opposition

Shah asked his party cadres to expose the falsehood of Opposition unity and P Chidambaram & co with facts and figures.

09 Sep 2018

BJP chief Amit Shah blows poll bugle, asks party cadres to expose Opposition's falsehood

Addressing BJP's national executive meet, Shah said the party would win in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with a mandate bigger than 2014.

08 Sep 2018

Charm offensive after no-holds-barred attack by Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday enacted the parliamentary version of the Sanjay Dutt starrer Munnabhai MBBS’ famed Jaadu ki Jhappi on PM Modi with a seemingly forced hug.

21 Jul 2018

Amit Shah’s outreach to allies Uddhav Thackeray, Nitish Kumar and Badal

BJP chief to reach out to Shiv Sena, Akali Dal and JD(U) ahead of 2019 deal making.

06 Jun 2018