Margaret Alva to be Opposition vice-presidential candidate

Sunday, July 17th, 2022
Margaret Alva to be Opposition vice-presidential candidate

New Delhi : Senior Congress leader Margaret Alva will be the Opposition candidate for the vice-president election scheduled for August 6. A meeting of 17 Opposition parties held in New Delhi on July 17, 2022 decided to field her as their candidate. Ms. Alva has held various posts such as Cabinet Minister, Governor and Member […]

Opposition stand reflects their culture of banking on sleeping Lion

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Udupi : Prime Minister Modi is dynamic. Accordingly, our national emblem of the Lion should be strong and roaring. The emblem rightly reflects this. But the stand of opposition parties reflects their culture of banking on sleeping Lion, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said, reacting to objections raised by Congress against the emblem on the new […]

Mangaluru : Mayor rejects Congress candidature for Opposition leader

Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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Mangaluru : A proposal to appoint the Leader of Opposition in Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) council was rejected by Mayor Premanand Shetty on Wednesday. Angered by the Mayor’s move, Congress corporators walked out of the hall during the first council meeting convened by Premanand. The Mayor rejected the proposal to nominate A C Vinayaraj as […]

MCC presented anti-people and burden to the people budget

Saturday, January 30th, 2021
MCC Budget

Mangaluru : After the Budget the opposition Congress criticized the Mangalore city Corporation budget presented on January 28, and said it is a anti-people and burden to the people. Speaking to reporters here on January 29, Friday, Opposition leader in MCC Abdul Rauf criticised the BJP administration of the MCC for the proposed increase in property tax, water tax and trade licence fee and also solid […]

Congress should have sat in opposition in 2009: Janardan Dwivedi

Monday, February 3rd, 2014
Janardan Dwivedi

New Delhi: In a statement which could raise a few eyebrows, senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi said on Sunday that it would have been better if the party had sat in opposition in 2009 and not formed a second successive coalition government after 2004. In an interview to a TV channel, Dwivedi said, “It would […]

Hyderabad blasts: Centre wanted NCTC but states objected, says Shinde

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
Sushilkumar Shinde

New Delhi : After facing sharp attack from Opposition as well as UPA allies on tackling the issue of terror in a “very casual” manner, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday assured the Parliament that government will not be slack in cracking the case. Shinde made a statement in the Rajya Sabha on yesterday’s blasts […]

MCC Mayor presented budget presented in spite of opposition

Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Mangalore : Even in the middle of disturbances, arguments, and walkouts by the BJP corporators, Gulzar Banu, the mayor of Mangalore City Corporation (MCC), presented the budget for 2012 – 13 on Friday, March 30. BJP corporator Shankar Bhat said that the budget session must be postponed until the verdict by the high court is […]

‘Karnataka to have early elections this year’

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Bangalore: Opposition Leader in the Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah on Monday said the state may hold an early assembly election “any time this year” as he claimed former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa was poised to float a new political party. “Yeddyurappa forming a new political outfit is imminent which will prompt the state to go for […]

Yeddyurappa on state tour from Gulbarga, in tune with BJP as a whole

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Gulbarga: Making a state-wide tour on his own, from Gulbarga on Sunday, ex-CM Bookanakere Yeddyurappa speaking to pressreporters on sidelines, declared on Monday that UPA Government is about to fall and national elections could take place in a mid-term process in democracy, to unnerve all state Congress leaders who are without Siddaramaiah to comment upon […]

Lokpal tabled in RS; government counts on allies

Thursday, December 29th, 2011
Lokpal tabled in RS; government counts on allies

New Delhi: The government Thursday tabled the anti-graft Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha, which had to be adjourned briefly as the opposition insisted on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh being present in the house. The prime minister, the leader of the house, was in place when the Rajya Sabha met after the brief 10-minute adjournment. […]