Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicOpposition leaders

Topic: Opposition leaders

Disruption, suspension, unrelenting opposition—the farce that is Parliament’s monsoon session

Indian Parliament has witnessed bedlam many times in the past. But the current animosity between government and opposition MPs is new with no sign of interaction.

Why Kashmiris don’t see their glass as half full, and economy can’t keep up with nation’s ‘progress’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Is India’s opposition united? Conduct of Congress in London points in another direction

A massive delegation from India went to London to preach democracy and unity among opposition parties. But Congress chose to promote Rahul Gandhi instead.

Modi can’t behave as if ‘sab changa si’ and not speak up on Lakhimpur Kheri

Modi's 35-minute speech in Lucknow, about 150 km away from Lakhimpur Kheri site where four farmers were mowed down allegedly by BJP minister Ajay Mishra's son, was bad timing.

‘Personal beyond political’: Why Mamata attended Oppn meet convened by Sonia but missed Rahul’s

The relationship between West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Congress president dates back to the 1980s and the affection Rajiv Gandhi had for Banerjee.

Opposition parties have shown ‘worst possible’ behaviour in Parliament, says Piyush Goyal

The opposition leaders have left nothing to imagination in destroying the very foundation of Indian democracy, the minister said at a summit Sunday.

Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar to attend opposition meeting called by Sonia Gandhi

Mamata Banerjee and M K Stalin are also likely to attend the virtual meet on 20 August, which comes in the midst of a political row over alleged snooping & rowdy scenes in Parliament.

Rahul Gandhi, other opposition parties’ leaders visit ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar

Leaders of 14 opposition parties met at the Parliament House and decided to visit the venue. They didn't speak from the podium nor were they seated on the dais at the gathering.

18 opposition leaders blame govt for Parliament logjam, urge to hold debate on Pegasus

Opposition leaders also said the govt has 'unleashed a misleading campaign to malign the combined opposition' and blaming it for the continued disruption of Parliament proceedings.

Rahul Gandhi to host breakfast meet of opposition leaders tomorrow on Pegasus row

The meeting will be held at Delhi's Constitution Club, and the leaders are expected to discuss their strategy to ensure the Pegasus row is taken up in Parliament.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.