Prahlad Joshi

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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

Fri, 03 Feb 2023 - 02:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Parliament Session, Hindenburg-Adani, Government of India, discussion, Opposition Party


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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

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 01:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Maharashtra , Opposition Party, financial assistance, Maharashtra Government, Flood Affected Region


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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

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 05:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: lok sabha, parliament, Electricity Act, Union Minister, Opposition Party

Former Union Minister Margaret Alva

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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.

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 06:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Opposition Party, former union minister, Margaret Alva, vice presidential, Congress

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Sonia Gandhi

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'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.

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 - 08:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Opposition Party, Virtual meeting

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Isaac Herzog is the new elected President for Israel.

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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.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 06:47 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Israel, benjamin netanyahu, Prime Minister, Opposition Party

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Gautam Gambhir

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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

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 07:10 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Covid essentials, Opposition Party, Covid-19, Delhi Police

Courtesy: The Quint

Rajya Sabha

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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.

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 02:22 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: India, rajya sabha, Farm Bill, Opposition Party

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Rajya Sabha

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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.

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 08:32 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: parliament, monsoon session, Opposition Party, rajya sabha

Courtesy: ANI News