New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress may have done well in this month's by-elections but the government is bracing to face an opposition onslaught on a range of issues when parliament's winter session starts Thursday.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:02:27 PM
Amritsar, Nov 18 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday arrived in Amritsar at the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine, to pay obeisance.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 1:24:43 PM
The month-long winter session of parliament begins this Thursday, presenting the government with an opportunity to further its reform agenda. There has been much talk of reforms in higher education and judiciary and second generation reforms in the financial sector. The government would need to introduce bills to address these issues.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:04:15 PM
Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) Members of the Congress, the main opposition, Tuesday walked out of the Madhya Pradesh assembly to express their dissatisfaction over the government's reply to a question over the role of the chief minister's secretariat in an alleged mining royalty scam.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 5:51:59 PM
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel and Bharatiya Janshakti Party founder Uma Bharti Tuesday said she is willing to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) but not the BJP.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 5:23:16 PM
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday inducted Jagadish Shettar, who has resigned as the assembly speaker, into his ministry as part of the deal to buy peace with dissidents seeking his removal.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:55:49 PM
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Mohsina Kidwai Tuesday said the controversy over 'Vande Mataram' was needless and added that it was up to the people whether they wanted to sing the national song or not.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:35:31 PM
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Protecting the identity and interest of his dwindling community is uppermost in the mind of Charles Dias as he prepares to take oath as a nominated Anglo-Indian member of the Lok Sabha Thursday.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 2:56:16 PM
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) The most critical of the working groups set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2006 to improve relations between Jammu and Kashmir and the central government has not met for over two years now, putting a question mark on how serious the authorities are when they talk of initiating confidence building measures to tackle the Kashmir problem.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 1:57:09 PM
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) In a do-or-die battle for separate statehood to the Telangana region, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao has decided to go on a fast-unto-death from Nov 29.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 11:38:07 AM
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