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Opposition should ask difficult, stinging questions but should also give opportunity to reply in peaceful environment: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday siad that I hope all of you have been vaccinated at least once. But even then, I pray to all of you and my colleagues in the House to cooperate in following the Corona protocols. Vaccine is given in ‘baahu’ (arms), and those who take it become ‘Baahubali’. […]

Opposition parties in several states extend support to farmers’ Bharat Bandh call

NEW DELHI: Several opposition parties on Saturday announced support to the Bharat Bandh’ called on December 8 by farmer unions against the new agri-marketing laws and held protests in various parts of the country to express solidarity with the agitators who have stayed put on Delhi borders for 10 days. It will be an emphatic […]

Lok Sabha passes three labour codes amid boycott by Opposition

NEW DELHI:The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three labour codes amid boycott of the House proceedings by several Opposition parties, including the Congress, in protest against the suspension of eight Rajya Sabha members. Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said the House is witnessing a historic day as these codes would provide salary security, social security and […]

Opposition parties in Pakistan launch alliance to oust PM Imran Khan

By Sajjad Hussain ISLAMABAD: Demanding Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s immediate resignation, the country’s major Opposition parties have launched an alliance to hold a countrywide protest movement to oust his government. A 26-point joint resolution was adopted on Sunday by the All Parties Conference (APC), which was hosted by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and […]

Opposition parties hit out at government over suspension of 8 MPs, hold protest on Parliament premises

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties hit out at the government on Monday over the suspension of eight Rajya Sabha MPs and are holding a protest on the Parliament premises against the move. Eight members from the Congress, CPI(M), Trinamool Congress and the AAP were suspended for the remaining part of the Monsoon session over their “unruly […]

Opposition parties criticise privatisation of airports in India

NEW DELHI: Some opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday accused the government of privatising airports in the name of development and also centralising powers in its hands. Participating in the discussion on ‘The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ that seeks to improve India’s aviation safety ratings and provide statutory status to regulatory institutions, including the […]

Opposition trying to create doubt about farm ordinances: BJP

CHANDIGARH: The ruling BJP in Haryana on Sunday accused the opposition of the bid to create doubt among farmers about the Centre’s agriculture-related ordinances for their political interests. State BJP chief Om Prakash Dhankar sought to assure farmers that the ordinances will neither have any impact on the existing ‘mandis’ nor will affect the minimum […]

Opposition parties planning joint offensive against Modi government in Parliament

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties are planning a joint offensive against the government to corner it in Parliament on issues of national security like the border situation with China, handling of the COVID pandemic, economy and GST compensation to states, sources said. Leaders of various opposition parties are expected to meet later this week to formulate […]

Opposition parties, some BJP allies attack government over Kashmir visit of EU MPs

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties on Wednesday stepped up their attack against the government over EU MPs’ Kashmir trip with the Congress describing it as the “biggest diplomatic blunder” and others asking the Centre how these foreign lawmakers were allowed to visit the Valley while Indian leaders were denied permission. It was not just opposition parties […]

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