Despite the efforts of certain "well-wishers" to persuade him, Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar has maintained unequivocally that his party will not unite with the BJP.
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

'What’s wrong with meeting my nephew?': Sharad Pawar on ‘secret’ meeting with Ajit

Sharad Pawar argued that it was a familial meeting, so there should not be any cause for political speculation or outcry.

Seema was arrested on July 4 for illegally entering India without a visa via Nepal with her four children.
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

'Stop this or else...': Raj Thackeray's MNS warns Seema Haider over debut film 'Karachi to Noida'

MNS leader Ameya Khopkar said that "such drama should be stopped" or else be ready to face MNS action.

The minister said that the main problem of traffic congestion in Pune city and district will be solved due to this bridge which is 16.98 km long and is estimated to cost Rs 865 crore
Updated : Aug 13, 2023

Nitin Gadkari plans to put an end to sirens on VIP vehicles, basuri may replace sound of horns

Nitin Gadkari said he wants to replace the sound of horns and sirens with the soothing music of Indian musical instruments

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin had on Friday said the Centre's move "reeks of linguistic imperialism" and said that it was an attempt to "recolonisation in the name of decolonisation".
Updated : Aug 12, 2023

DMK raises objections over Hindi names in the proposed criminal law revision bill

While launching a scathing criticism against the central government, DMK MP said that the government is trying to force Hindi throughout India by introducing the three recently introduced Bills in Hindi.

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Updated : Aug 12, 2023

'Ghamandiya alliance would have been exposed': PM Modi takes a swipe over Opposition's retreat during no-confidence motion

PM Modi, attacking the no-confidence motion brought against his government, said the Opposition's ghamandiya (arrogant) had got scared of voting in the no-confidence motion that they had brought against him

Rahul Gandhi's slams PM Modi's Parliament speech in media address
Updated : Aug 11, 2023

‘Doesn’t suit him’: Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi’s Parliament speech; says PM was laughing, making jokes

Rahul Gandhi media address: The Congress leader said that the Indian Army can end the Manipur violence in two days but the prime minister does not want to extinguish the fire.

The term 'sedition' has been eliminated from the revised draft, and the provision has been renamed Section 150 with certain modifications.
Updated : Aug 11, 2023

Amit Shah says sedition law to be scrapped, more stringent punishment in new provisions

Shah introduced three bills–Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita Bill, 2023; Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill, 2023; Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023 in Lok Sabha to replace Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and the Indian Evidence Act, which are British-era laws.

AAP MP Raghav Chadha suspended from Rajya Sabha
Updated : Aug 11, 2023

AAP MP Raghav Chadha suspended from Rajya Sabha over signatures forgery allegations

Raghav Chadha suspended from Rajya Sabha: Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar said that the AAP MP has been suspended from the service of the council till Committee of Privileges submits its report.

The Opposition had moved moved the no-confidence motion demanding a statement from PM Modi on the situation in Manipur
Updated : Aug 11, 2023

'In 2 hours and 13 minutes speech, he had 3 minutes of empty platitudes on Manipur': Opposition slams PM

The MPs from the newly formed Opposition bloc INDIA staged a walk-out amid PM Modi's reply to the motion of no-confidence. The Opposition was demanding PM Modi's speech on Manipur

PM Modi took a dig at the Opposition and said that it is only concerned with its "political future" and not India's future.
Updated : Aug 10, 2023

PM Modi gives share market advice: ‘Invest in PSUs that Opposition condemns, look at HAL, LIC’

Hitting at the Opposition over LIC's mega IPO and listing, Modi also said, "They said many things about LIC that the money of the poor will sink but today LIC is getting stronger."

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Updated : Aug 10, 2023

'Sonia, Rahul Gandhi should be tried for treason': BJP's Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore during no-trust debate

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday slammed the Congress party and claimed that party leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi met with members of the Communist Party of China

FM Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned the March 1989 incident where Jayalalithaa's saree was pulled in Tamil Nadu assembly.
Updated : Aug 10, 2023

Nirmala Sitharaman in no-trust vote debate: 'Jayalalithaa's saree was pulled in TN assembly… DMK MLAs laughed at her'

Speaking at the debate on the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said: "You are talking about Kaurava Sabha, you are talking about Droupadi, has DMK forgotten Jayalalithaa? Unbelievable."

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Updated : Aug 10, 2023

Congress' Adhir Chowdhury compares PM Modi to Nirav Modi, Dhritrashtra; Speaker expunges remarks

In his speech at the Lok Sabha today, Chowdhury likened PM Modi to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi and Dhritrashtra, following which the Speaker expunged his remarks after massive outrage

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Updated : Aug 10, 2023

'Milega' vs 'Mil gaya': FM Nirmala Sitharaman draws parallel between UPA and NDA govt during no-confidence motion debate

She said that promises on electricity, gas connections, toilets and airports were completed in the past nine years since the BJP government came to power

PM Modi will speak at 4 pm in the Parliament
Updated : Aug 10, 2023

Parliament no-confidence motion debate day 3: PM Modi to reply in Lok Sabha today

PM Modi is scheduled to reply to the debate on August 10 which will be followed by voting -- the outcome of which is already known with the numbers comfortably stacked in favour of the government.

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala
Updated : Aug 09, 2023

Haryana clashes: Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala cites ‘lack of assessment’ in Nuh; mobile internet ban extended till August 11

Nuh violence: Dushyant Chautala said the procession organizers did not give the correct information on the number of people expected to turn up, which led to communal violence.

Union minister Smriti Irani
Updated : Aug 09, 2023

'Only a misogynistic man...': Smriti Irani objects to Rahul Gandhi's 'flying kiss' gesture in Parliament

Her remarks came after the Congress leader delivered his first speech in Parliament after being reinstated as an MP

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi
Updated : Aug 09, 2023

'For PM Modi, Manipur is not India': Rahul Gandhi during no-trust debate

Gandhi on Wednesday initiated the debate on the no-confidence motion moved against the Modi government

Trinamool Congress member Derek O'Brien
Updated : Aug 08, 2023

Decision on TMC MP Derek O'Brien's suspension from Rajya Sabha pending; here's what transpired

TMC spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Saket Gokhale clarified on X (formerly Twitter) that Derek O'Brien has not been suspended yet.

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Updated : Aug 08, 2023

Raghav Chadha accused of forging signatures in motion against Delhi Services Bill; see details

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the inclusion of their names without consent was a "fraud" with Parliament and needed to be probed.

Former PM Manmohan Singh, 90, came to the Parliament in a wheelchair to participate in the discussion on Monday.
Updated : Aug 08, 2023

Former PM Manmohan Singh attends Delhi Services Bill discussion in Rajya Sabha on wheelchair, war of words erupts between BJP, Cong

The bill, which Home Minister Amit Shah tabled, empowers the Centre to make rules in connection with the affairs of the government of Delhi, including the functions, terms, and other conditions of service of officers and employees.