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Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity
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Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity

The Congress on Wednesday appointed former chief minister Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and ex-minister S R Patil in Legislative Council

Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, Ajit Pawar among 40 star campaigners announced by NCP for Maharashtra Assembly polls
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Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, Ajit Pawar among 40 star campaigners announced by NCP for Maharashtra Assembly polls

The NCP released a list of its 40 star campaigners for the 21 October Maharashtra Assembly election, with party chief Sharad Pawar being at the forefront.

Delhi HC discards plea seeking appointment of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, says no statutory requirement for post
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Delhi HC discards plea seeking appointment of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, says no statutory requirement for post

'No Leader of Opposition is appointed by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha till now, despite the largest Opposition party having elected its leader,' the petition stated.

BJP will have no walkover in Lok Sabha, says Rahul Gandhi as Congress admits party can't stake claim for post of LoP
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BJP will have no walkover in Lok Sabha, says Rahul Gandhi as Congress admits party can't stake claim for post of LoP

Asserting that the Congress MPs in the Lok Sabha will 'work together like a pride of brave-hearted lions' to protect the Constitution, party president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday stated that even though the party was two MPs short of qualifying as the main Opposition party, "the BJP will have no walkover in the Parliament".

Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil rejects reports of resignation as Maharashtra Leader of Opposition
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Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil rejects reports of resignation as Maharashtra Leader of Opposition

Speculation about Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil resigning as Maharashtra LoP have been rife in political circles ever since his son, Sujay, joined the ruling BJP on 12 March and is set to be recommended by it for the Ahmednagar Lok Sabha seat

Rajasthan Assembly: BJP to decide on leader of Opposition soon; Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Arjun Ram Meghwal on shortlist
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Rajasthan Assembly: BJP to decide on leader of Opposition soon; Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Arjun Ram Meghwal on shortlist

Days after the Rajasthan poll results, the opposition BJP is yet to decide on who would lead it in the state assembly. The result for the Rajasthan elections was declared on 11 December.

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra not booked for comments on rosogollas, but for vulgar statement about Odiya culture, says Odisha IGP
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Abhijit Iyer-Mitra not booked for comments on rosogollas, but for vulgar statement about Odiya culture, says Odisha IGP

Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, in the midst of controversy over his remarks on Odisha's Konark Sun Temple, was arrested on Tuesday moments after he tendered an unconditional apology before a House Committee of the state Assembly.

After Haryana, Shiromani Akali Dal now preparing to contest elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan
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After Haryana, Shiromani Akali Dal now preparing to contest elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said his party is preparing to enter electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Delhi Assembly Monsoon Session: AAP to raise issue of IAS officers' conduct, CCTV cameras; BJP to corner govt on scam, water-logging
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Delhi Assembly Monsoon Session: AAP to raise issue of IAS officers' conduct, CCTV cameras; BJP to corner govt on scam, water-logging

The five-day Monsoon Session of Delhi Assembly will begin from Monday where the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is expected to table bills on installation of CCTVs, menace of stray dogs and a separate public service commission for Delhi. Meanwhile, the BJP, which is in Opposition, plans to corner the Kejriwal government on the alleged bus procurement scam, demands of National Register of Citizens-like exercise in the city and the issue of water-logging.

Supreme Court expects appointment of Lokpal to be made at the earliest; next hearing on 15 May
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Supreme Court expects appointment of Lokpal to be made at the earliest; next hearing on 15 May

The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the process to fill up the vacancy of an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointing Lokpal was going on.

'Calling me as special invitee to Lokpal selection panel an eyewash': Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge writes to Narendra Modi
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'Calling me as special invitee to Lokpal selection panel an eyewash': Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge writes to Narendra Modi

This in essence would mean that Kharge was invited to attend the meet "without rights of participation, recording of opinion, and voting in the procedure," which he said was a way to mislead the nation.

Opposition members erupt in protest over Youth Congress worker's murder, force adjournment of House
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Opposition members erupt in protest over Youth Congress worker's murder, force adjournment of House

Two days after the Kerala government said it was open to any probe, even one by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), into the murder of a Youth Congress worker in Kannur

Rajya Sabha adjourned: Opposition leaders break with practice, hold discussion on floor after adjournment
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Rajya Sabha adjourned: Opposition leaders break with practice, hold discussion on floor after adjournment

Agitated Opposition members in Rajya Sabha went into a huddle with the Leader of Opposition after the House was adjourned till 2 pm.

Four AAP MLAs booked for allegedly assaulting Delhi Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta and two city mayors
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Four AAP MLAs booked for allegedly assaulting Delhi Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta and two city mayors

Four AAP MLAs have been booked for allegedly assaulting Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta, two city mayors and others.

Indefinite curfew continues in Assam's Darrang after man dies in police firing, CM Sarbananda Sonowal seeks inquiry
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Indefinite curfew continues in Assam's Darrang after man dies in police firing, CM Sarbananda Sonowal seeks inquiry

The indefinite curfew which was clamped in Dhula police station area of Assam's Darrang district on Wednesday was in force on Thursday

Recognition to Leader of Opposition will be given on the basis of rules: Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur
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Recognition to Leader of Opposition will be given on the basis of rules: Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur said that the recognition to the leader of opposition (LoP) shall be given on the basis of rules of the state Assembly.

Punjab govt begins farm debt waiver: AAP activists, hundreds of farmers protest call scheme'non-starter'
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Punjab govt begins farm debt waiver: AAP activists, hundreds of farmers protest call scheme'non-starter'

Hundreds of farmers and AAP activists protested on Sunday at the grain market in Mansa town as the Punjab government began a farm debt waiver scheme

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm as 2G spectrum scam judgment creates ruckus; Opposition demands clarification from PM
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Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm as 2G spectrum scam judgment creates ruckus; Opposition demands clarification from PM

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm on Thursday after Congress leaders created pandemonium over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks against Manmohan Singh and also due to the 2G spectrum scam judgment

Chhattisgarh government tells Legislative Assembly 61 farmers committed suicide between April and November
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Chhattisgarh government tells Legislative Assembly 61 farmers committed suicide between April and November

Sixty-one farmers committed suicide in Chhattisgarh between April and November, the state government informed the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.

BJP demands 'white paper' from Delhi government on status of school education
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BJP demands 'white paper' from Delhi government on status of school education

The Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, today demanded that the AAP government presented a "white paper" on the status of school education in the national capital, saying that its data pointed towards various shortcomings in it.