Opposition parties

Nine-member Congress panel to meet on September 14 to talk strategy

The meeting comes days ahead of the opposition’s planned protest; there will be discussion also on reaching out to other parties and getting them on the same platform to attack BJP govt

published on : 11th September 2021

Restructuring the national Opposition to make it vibrant

To build the new alliance—let’s call it UPA-plus—the Congress would have to make sacrifices to provide room for others in the leadership matrix.

published on : 23rd August 2021

TMC, NCP among other Opposition parties keen to capture space lost by Congress

Some in Congress feel that weakening of the top leadership and slow decision making has resulted in party cadre and leaders losing hope.

published on : 19th August 2021

'Mr Modi, listen to us': Opposition releases video of members speaking on Pegasus, farmers

The video compiles these statements made by the opposition MPs in the Upper House, with the words "farmer" and "Pegasus" in the opening lines.

published on : 8th August 2021

Opposition leaders to join protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar

Opposition leaders including Gandhi will participate in the Kisan Sansad at Jantar Mantar and support the farmers in their demand for repeal of farm laws, Kharge told reporters after the meeting.

published on : 6th August 2021

Opposition blames government for Parliament logjam, demand debate on Pegasus and farmers' issue

18 leaders from 14 parties said that it is unfortunate that the government has 'unleashed a misleading campaign to malign the combined opposition'.

published on : 4th August 2021

Rahul Gandhi invites opposition parties leaders to meeting to chalk out strategy on Pegasus row

The opposition has been demanding a discussion in Parliament on the Pegasus row and its leaders have been giving adjournment notices everyday.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Unity of opposition parties will take shape on its own, says Mamata Banerjee

Asked whether she will lead the opposition parties, Banerjee said the country will lead the opposition unity.

published on : 27th July 2021

Opposition in Bihar active only on Twitter: JP Nadda

Taking potshots on opposition leaders, BJP chief JP Nadda said even during the second wave of corona, all of them were either quarantined or went into isolation.

published on : 28th June 2021

CWC member backs Shiv Sena's pitch for Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar joining hands

Rao, who is All India Congress Committee (AICC) incharge of Goa, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, said he is sure that Gandhi and Pawar would be in touch to take the matter forward.

published on : 25th June 2021

Rahul Gandhi should join hands with Sharad Pawar to bring Opposition parties together: Shiv Sena

Pawar can bring all opposition parties together. But then, there is a question of leadership. If we expect the Cong to take the lead, the party is itself without a national president, the Sena said.

published on : 24th June 2021

Assam Mahajot: Hotchpotch alliance with contrasting ideologies and no CM face

A Congress insider admitted that, Raijor Dal and Asom Jatiya Parishad, had caused a split of the anti-BJP and anti-AGP votes in several seats of Upper Assam, thereby greatly affecting the Congress.

published on : 3rd May 2021

COVID-19: Leaders of 13 opposition parties issue joint statement urging Centre to launch free mass vaccination drive

The signatories include Congress president Sonia Gandhi, JDS leader and former PM HD Deve Gowda, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Lanka's SC moved against legislation on China-backed Colombo Port City 

The bill titled the Colombo Port City Economic Commission was gazetted on March 23 and the ruling Rajapaksa administration tabled it in Parliament last week.

published on : 16th April 2021