Ban SDPI, AIMIM, RSS, Bajrang Dal if you have guts: Siddaramaiah to Karnataka govt

Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday challenged the BJP government in Karnataka to ban organisations like the SDPI, AIMIM, RSS, and Bajrang Dal, accusing them of disturbing peace in society, if it has “guts”. The Leader of Opposition in the state assembly also advised the government to do things that are necessary for the maintenance … Read more

Cong leader K V Thomas served show cause notice for attending CPM seminar, says will respond to it

A day after senior Congress leader K V Thomas alleged that he participated in the CPI(M) 23rd party congress due to threats from within his party, he said he has received a show cause notice from the party’s disciplinary committee and that he will respond to it. Meanwhile, senior state Congress leaders hit back at … Read more

Suvendu Adhikari’s Netai visit: West Bengal govt and governor at loggerheads

The West Bengal government and the Governor are at loggerheads again over stopping Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari to Netai in Midnapore on January 7. The Governor had asked the Bengal Chief Secretary (CS) to visit him on the issue for discussion several times, to which the CS allegedly did not respond. The Governor … Read more

Parliamentary panels’ virtual meetings not possible as of now: RS secretariat to Mallikarjun Kharge

Virtual meetings of parliamentary standing committees cannot take place as it requires an amendment in rules which is not possible as the Parliament is not in session, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat stated in a letter to Leader of Opposition in the Upper House Mallikarjun Kharge, sources said on Friday. Earlier this week, Kharge had urged … Read more

Venkaiah Naidu accords Mallikarjun Kharge recognition as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has accorded recognition to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha with effect from February 16. Kharge was named Congress leader in the House to succeed Ghulam Nabi Azad whose term has ended. “The Chairman Rajya Sabha has accorded recognition … Read more