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Parliamentary deadlock: Aggressive Rahul, Sonia may force BJP to dial back offensive

Aug 05, 2015

Parliamentary deadlock: Aggressive Rahul, Sonia may force BJP to dial back offensive

As the opposition seemed to unite around the Congress, the BJP is now reportedly seeking to cancel or at least reduce the suspension of the 25 Congress MPs in the hope of getting other opposition parties back into Parliament. #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #PoliticsDecoder #Lok Sabha
Parliament logjam: Will Rajya Sabha also see 'harsh' Lok Sabha-style suspensions?

Aug 05, 2015

Parliament logjam: Will Rajya Sabha also see 'harsh' Lok Sabha-style suspensions?

After the suspension of 25 of the Congress' Lok Sabha MPs, the focus shifts to the Rajya Sabha. The BJP claimed a minor victory in the Lower House over Opposition MPs, but it remains to be seen if the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (where the BJP is in the minority) follows the Lok Sabha Speaker's lead and suspends disruptive MPs #Rajya Sabha #PoliticalPlay #Lok Sabha #Parliament logjam #Prakash Javadekar
Sinha urges Opposition to help Centre in pushing reform laws

Aug 04, 2015

Sinha urges Opposition to help Centre in pushing reform laws

The Rajya Sabha has not been able conduct any major business in last two weeks of the Monsoon Session because of disruptions by Congress and other parties. #Economy #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #GST #Jayant Sinha #Rajya Sabha Select Committee
Slogans of 'chuppi todo Modiji' ring out in Rajya Sabha as Congress MPs protest

Aug 04, 2015

Slogans of 'chuppi todo Modiji' ring out in Rajya Sabha as Congress MPs protest

Over two dozen members of the Congress, mostly wearing black arm bands and carrying placards, rushed to the well of the House raising anti-government slogans as soon as the House met. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #protest
Parliament bedlam: BJP scores as the stalling strategy of Congress crumbles

Aug 03, 2015

Parliament bedlam: BJP scores as the stalling strategy of Congress crumbles

Amid a weakening support base, the Congress strategy to stall parliamentary proceedings is beginning to unravel. The party's resolve to continue these disruptions will be tested over the next eight days #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #PoliticalPlay #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #Rajnath Singh
Sushma Swaraj shouts innocence in Rajya Sabha: 'Never helped Lalit Modi get travel documents'

Aug 03, 2015

Sushma Swaraj shouts innocence in Rajya Sabha: 'Never helped Lalit Modi get travel documents'

Swaraj said that she was open to a discussion but said the facts on which a notice for discussion had been issued were false. #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #Lalit Modi #TheySaidIt #parliament
Don't take it on record: Congress tells Hamid Ansari on Sushma's statement in RS

Aug 03, 2015

Don't take it on record: Congress tells Hamid Ansari on Sushma's statement in RS

Congress on Monday objected to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statement in the Rajya Sabha saying it was made without notice and urged Chairman Hamid Ansari not to take it on record claiming it was "illegal". #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lalit Modi #parliament #Hamid Ansari
SP leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi suspended for demanding RS seat for Yakub Memon's widow

Aug 01, 2015

SP leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi suspended for demanding RS seat for Yakub Memon's widow

SP leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi has been suspended for asking Mulayam Singh Yadav to nominate the widow of Yakub Memon as a Rajya Sabha MP. #Rajya Sabha #Samajwadi Party #Mulayam Singh #Mumbai blasts #SP chief #Yakub Memon #Mohammed Farooq Ghosi
Congress has weakened India's stand on terrorism by coining the term 'Hindu terrorism': Rajnath Singh

Aug 01, 2015

Congress has weakened India's stand on terrorism by coining the term 'Hindu terrorism': Rajnath Singh

Government and Opposition on Friday clashed in Lok Sabha, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh accusing Congress of weakening the fight against terror by coining the term "Hindu terrorism", prompting the retort that he was indulging in politics over the issue. #Terrorism #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Rajnath Singh #Parliament logjam #Hindu terrorism