GoI Distance Itself From Hindenburg-Adani Issue, Says Nothing To Do
The Central Government distances itself from the ongoing Hindenburg and Adani Groups issue, in the ongoing Lok Sabha parliament session. On February 3, the opposition raised the issue of Adani Groups' accounting fraud and demanded a probe. Reacting to the statements, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said, "opposition is raising the issue because they have no other issue to raise." He added, the Government has nothing to do with it… read-more
Tags: Parliament Session, Hindenburg-Adani, Government of India, discussion, Opposition Party
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Maharashtra: Opposition Criticises Government For Delaying Financial Aid To Farmers Impacted By Floods
Opposition parties attacked Shinde Fadnavis's administration on August 18 for failing to provide immediate financial help to farmers and villages hit by severe rains and floods in Maharashtra. Ajit Pawar, leader of opposition in the state house, called for a special discussion, claiming while farmers were ignored, ministers were preoccupied with their felicitations, labeling the administration "insensitive." He warned the opposition would not… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra , Opposition Party, financial assistance, Maharashtra Government, Flood Affected Region
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 Introduced In Lok Sabha For Approval: Monsoon Parliament
In the Lok Sabha, the Central Government introduced a bill to amend the Electricity Act, allowing non-discriminatory open access to distribution networks of power suppliers. The Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 was introduced by Power Minister RK Singh, on August 8, amid the opposition's protest. Notably, opposition leaders claimed that the newly amended bill would take away the rights of state governments, to provide electricity. The bill… read-more
Tags: lok sabha, parliament, Electricity Act, Union Minister, Opposition Party
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Congress Chooses Former Union Minister Margaret Alva As Vice Presidential Candidate
Former Union Minister and veteran Congress member Margaret Alva is the opposition's choice for the position of vice president of India, according to NCP leader Sharad Pawar. "We are all together in this election," Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said. The NDA's choice for vice president of India was declared by the BJP on July 16 as Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhakhar.
Tags: Opposition Party, former union minister, Margaret Alva, vice presidential, Congress
Courtesy: India today
'Plan Systematically' For 2024 National Election: Sonia Gandhi On Virtual Meet
The President of the Congress, Sonia Gandhi held a 19-party virtual meet on August 20, where she asked the opposition leaders to “plan systematically” for the upcoming national election in 2024. “This is a challenge, but together we can and must rise to it because there is simply no alternative to working cohesively together,” added Gandhi. It was attended by Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, and others.
Tags: Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Opposition Party, Virtual meeting
Isaac Herzog Elected As New President Of Israel
Israel lawmakers on June 2 voted for Isaac Herzog as the new Israel president removing Reuven Rivlin who was elected in 2014. Reportedly, the decision came after the opposition united to oust PM Benjamin Netanyahu, in power since last 12 years. Currently negotiations are underway aimed at removing PM Netanyahu from office as the deadline to the opposition to form a new government will end on June 2 midnight.
Tags: Israel, benjamin netanyahu, Prime Minister, Opposition Party
Courtesy: WION News
BJP MP Gambhir Urges Opposition To Avoid Needless Politicisation
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has urged the opposition to avoid politics amid pandemic. The former cricketer said this after Congress criticised the government for being questioned by Delhi Police over the arrangement of COVID-19 essentials. He further sought Congress and other opposition parties to cooperate with the police in the legal process. Notably, Delhi BJP alleged AAP and Congress for politicising the enquiry by bringing PM Narendra Modi… read-more
Tags: Covid essentials, Opposition Party, Covid-19, Delhi Police
Courtesy: The Quint
Amid Protests Farm Bills Passed In Rajya Sabha
Amid protests, two Farm Bills were passed in Rajya Sabha on September 20, through a voice vote. The opposition parties protested against the bills, and few leaders questioned the government about its advantages. Congress also called it the 'death warrant' of farmers. However, the centre repeatedly said, "the bills will help farmers. The bills were presented in Lok Sabha on September 17, and was subsequently passed.
Tags: India, rajya sabha, Farm Bill, Opposition Party
Opposition to Nominate DMK's Tiruchi Siva for Post of RS Deputy Chairman
On September 14, first day of the moonsoon session, election is scheduled for the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. While the ruling NDA has still not finalised a candidate, the opposition is planning to support the DMK MP, Tiruchi Siva. Tiruchi Siva is expected to reach Delhi by September 10, after which a decision will be taken. The nominations for the post will close on September 11.
Tags: parliament, monsoon session, Opposition Party, rajya sabha
Courtesy: ANI News