Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicMallikarjun Kharge

Topic: Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress to hold 3-day Chintan Shivir next month, forms 6 panels to study key issues

Brainstorming session in Udaipur will be attended by around 400 members from across India. Congress will deliberate upon its broad strategy for 2024.

Kharge says Congress won’t join panel to probe RS ruckus, calls it bid to ‘intimidate’ MPs

In a letter to RS chairman Venkaiah Naidu, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge says he is 'unequivocally against constituting the Inquiry Committee'.

Oppn unity cannot break over issue of UPA chief, first must oust BJP, Mallikarjun Kharge says

In an interview to ThePrint, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge says time to decide who will be UPA chairperson will come, but other issues must be dealt with first.

‘Unacceptable force used’ — Kharge writes to Naidu over pandemonium in Rajya Sabha

In a letter on behalf of opposition parties, LoP condemned the manner in which the House was conducted & said that MPs, including women members, were 'physically manhandled'.

No outsiders deployed as marshals inside the House: Rajya Sabha secretariat tells Naidu

Congress' Kharge submitted a representation to the RS chairman stating deployment of large number of security personnel, who were not part of the regular watch, in the House Wednesday.

‘Loyalist, self-made’ — Why Congress picked Kharge as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, the former 9-term MLA, has been favoured by the party high command time and again, often at the cost of other senior leaders.

Mallikarjun Kharge succeeds Ghulam Nabi Azad as leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

Kharge, a Dalit leader from Karnataka, was the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha from 2014 to 2019.

Kharge says Congress leaders remark over leadership ‘weakens’ party from within

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge stressed the need to support the party's high command and said it pained him that some senior leaders spoke against the party & its leadership.

Congress to sit in opposition in Maharashtra, reaffirms Kharge after meeting party’s MLAs

NCP chief Sharad Pawar also held a meeting with his party leaders and said he'll react to Congress' decision after it officially informs him.

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge meets party MLAs to discuss Maharashtra deadlock

All 44 Congress MLAs in Maharashtra are at a Jaipur resort amid fear of 'poaching' given stalemate over government formation.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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