Manas Das was arrested along with his son Manoranjan on Thursday after a string of allegations of serious crimes including murder, attempt to murder, threats, loot and brutally surfaced against him.
The Union ministers in particular criticised the Congress, Trinamool Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for demeaning the parliamentary procedure.
Bhubaneswar: Doubts are being raised over the motive behind the new State Food Security Act, after Opposition parties allege beneficiaries of the scheme are being chosen on basis of party affiliations. A video showing Kantabanji MLA Ayub Khan denying ration card to an old woman for not voting BJD party and another one of BJP […]
Bhubaneswar: The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly will begin from tomorrow. Opposition parties today said they would raise issues such as unemployment, corruption and farmers’ problems during the session. The ruling BJD also said it would highlight Mahanadi and Polavaram issues in the session which has become significant as speculation is rife that the […]
Bhubaneswar: Taking note of Bharat Bandh call given by several opposition parties including the Congress tomorrow to protest against the Centre’s demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, the Odisha government today asked the district collectors to stay on alert to avert any untoward incident. “I am directed to say that it is […]
Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the grand alliance of the opposition parties neither has a leader nor a policy and its only agenda is to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi was neither acceptable as a PM candidate to other leaders of his parties, nor to […]
New Delhi: Attacking the opposition parties over their stance on the high oil prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his “reluctant allies” of only committing to tweets and media statements on the issue while looking the other way when it came to giving relief to people. Accusing the […]
Islamabad: Pakistan’s two major opposition parties have held the present government responsible for the latest diplomatic debacle following New Delhi’s refusal to hold a meeting between the two foreign ministers in New York. The leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) allege that the government has not done its […]
New Delhi: Calling the steep rise in diesel and petrol prices as Rs 11 lakh crore ‘fuel loot,’ the Congress on Thursday called for a ‘Bharat bandh’ on September 10, saying it was in touch with other parties for their support. The party again demanded that petrol and diesel be brought under Goods and Services […]
Chennai: The AIADMK Tuesday mocked at its arch rival DMK for trying to form a grand alliance of Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, saying it was doing so since it was “weak.” “Only the weak enlist the support of other parties and those who are strong do not have a necessity to do it… we […]
New Delhi: Even as the exit polls predicted a majority for the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections, the Opposition camp is convinced that the BJP-led coalition will fall short of numbers, due to which they are making an effort to cobble up an alternative. Ahead of the declaration of actual results on May […]
New Delhi: Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a non-NDA alliance. The meeting of the 21 opposition parties will be held at the Constitution Club here at 1.30 p.m., Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sources […]
New Delhi: Just two days ahead of counting of votes, 22 Opposition parties on Tuesday demanded that VVPAT slips at randomly selected five polling booths should be counted first, and if any discrepancy occurs, then VVPAT slips should be tallied for the entire assembly segments. The Election Commission (EC) said it would discuss the issue […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended an all-party meeting ahead of Parliament session, which begins on Monday. The meeting was called by the government to seek cooperation from the Opposition parties in smooth running of Parliament. While the government put forth its legislative agenda, the Opposition parties raised other issues, including problems […]
Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties like Congress and RJD have criticised the BJD for supporting the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the Parliament. Senior Congress leader B K Hariprasad alleged that BJD is supporting the BJP in all the matters out of fear. “I don’t know what kind of deal has been struck but both BJP and […]