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No case for Congress to claim LoP in Lok Sabha, says AG

Jul 25, 2014

No case for Congress to claim LoP in Lok Sabha, says AG

The AG has said Congress is not eligible as it does not have the required 10 per cent (55 seats) in the 543-member Lok Sabha, the sources said. Congress has only 44 seats. #Politics #Congress #TheySaidIt #Sumitra Mahajan #Leader of Opposition #Mukul Rohatgi
Congress willing to go only half way to appease sulking Rane

Jul 25, 2014

Congress willing to go only half way to appease sulking Rane

Sulking Congress leader Narayan Rane appears to have failed to persuade the party high command to have his way totally with the AICC. #Politics #Congress #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Prithviraj Chavan #AICC #Maharashtra #NCP #Narayan Rane #Industries Minister #PCC
Congress may go half way to meet Narayan Rane's demands

Jul 25, 2014

Congress may go half way to meet Narayan Rane's demands

Sulking Congress leader Narayan Rane appears to have failed to persuade the party high command to have his way totally with the AICC hinting that it could go half way to meet his demands. #Politics #Congress #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Narayan Rane #halfway #demands
BJP backs AG's opinion, says Cong will have to be content without LoP post

Jul 25, 2014

BJP backs AG's opinion, says Cong will have to be content without LoP post

BJP today said Congress may have to be content without the Leader of the Opposition's post inthe Lok Sabha as it will be difficult for Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to give it to Congress after she sought an opinion from the Attorney General on the issue. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Rajiv Pratap Rudy #parliament #Attorney General #AG #Leader of Opposition #LoP
The sounds of silence When PM Narendra Modi becomes 'Maunmohan' 2

Jul 25, 2014

The sounds of silence When PM Narendra Modi becomes 'Maunmohan' 2

Manmohan Singh's silence was legendary. But Narendra Modi, a compulsive communicator on the campaign trail, now seems to be following in Dr. Singh's footsteps. Except his silence is more selective that Singh's. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Dr Manmohan Singh #Pune Techie Murder #Chapatti-gate #Sania Mirza controversy #BJP lok Sabha poll campaign

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Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014

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Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

Jul 25, 2014

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

A bill that allows consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on other carriers passed its last hurdle in Congress on Friday, opening the way for it to become law once it is signed by President Obama. Senate Bill 517 overturns a January 2013 decisi... #Barack Obama #AT&T Inc. #T-Mobile #Library of Congress
Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

Jul 23, 2014

Humanists to Congress: We want a military chaplain, too

Atheists and humanists are turning to Capitol Hill to renew the case for their own military chaplain... #Barack Obama #AT&T Inc. #T-Mobile #Library of Congress
Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

Jul 22, 2014

Billy Joel to receive Gershwin Prize from Library of Congress

The piano man. The entertainer. The stranger... #Billy Joel #Library of Congress
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