Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

How bitter rivals BSP and SP came together for Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls

Mayawati insists it’s not an alliance, but the two arch-rivals joining hands is still a significant development in India’s most politically-significant state.

What the BJP may have to do to ensure Narendra Modi remains PM after 2019 polls

The big factor the BJP should bank on in the upcoming 2019 elections leads with the question: “Who is the alternative? If not Modi, who? If not BJP, who?”

Kharge refuses to attend Lokpal selection meeting as special invitee

Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge says his presence in the meeting without voting right is mere eyewash.

Amit Shah gives BJP MPs to-do list for a year and impression that early polls are unlikely

PM Modi asks MPs to hold ‘lunch meetings’ to develop proximity with party workers and voters of their constituencies.

BJP will mollify NDA allies closer to 2019, when it risks getting a reduced majority

Nineteen states have NDA governments, but the partners have lost their bargaining power because the survival of Modi government does not depend on them.

How many times did Narendra Modi talk about the Congress in his 90-minute-long speech?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Lok Sabha, and a lot of his speech was about the Congress.

BJP trying to prevent two Maharashtra Lok Sabha bypolls from going the Rajasthan way

The party faces a tough fight from the Congress-NCP in Bhandara-Gondia in Vidarbha, but is expected to have a smoother path to victory in Palghar.

In Parliament, Shashi Tharoor’s valiant fight to change section 377

The Congress MP had tried to slip in a change through an amendment to the government’s bill to repeal 104 old laws, but Lok Sabha rejected it in winter session.

शीतकालीन सत्र की समाप्ति के एक दिन पहले, तीन तलाक का विधेयक ठंडे बस्ते में

भाजपा इस विवादास्पद विधेयक को राज्यसभा में बजट सत्र में लाने की सोच रही है, क्योंकि तब पार्टी को कांग्रेस के 'दोहरेपन' पर प्रहार करने का काफी मौका मिलेगा.

On penultimate day of winter session, triple talaq bill likely goes into cold storage

BJP likely to bring controversial bill back to Rajya Sabha in budget session as that will give party time to attack Congress 'doublespeak'.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.