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22 July, 2014 11:39 PM Congress and Government Trade Barbs Over the Post of Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Congress and Government on Tuesday traded barbs over the post of Leader of the Opposition(LOP) in Lok Sabha with the main opposition even bringing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in its line of fire on the issue. Amarinder Singh, who is the Congress' deputy leader in the House, said the party has written to the Speaker, who is new, staking claim 38

21 July, 2014 3:13 PM Challenge for Rahul Gandhi as Congress battles revolts, desertions in many states

MUMBAI/GUWAHATI/KOLKATA/ JAMMU: Revolt erupted in Congress's backyard in Maharashtra and Assam when two senior ministers quit the party governments on Monday opposing their chief ministers. Sulking senior Congress minister in Maharashtra Narayan Rane met chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, gave his resignation and later slammed him for "slackness" in decision-making 47

15 July, 2014 7:02 AM Nothing To Do With Vaidik-Saeed Meet: Government On Rahul Gandhi's Charge

New Delhi: A roiling controversy over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed stalled Parliament repeatedly on Tuesday with the Congress sharpening its attacks on the government. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi linked Mr Vaidik with the RSS, the ideological mentor of the ruling BJP, and questioned whether the Indian embassy 24

10 July, 2014 11:40 AM Budget 2014: Government Emphasis on Job Creation to Create Five-Eight Million Jobs in Three-Four Years

With the government putting strong emphasis on job creation, experts today said measures proposed in the union budget can help create 5-8 million jobs in next 3-4 years across various sectors. "India today needs a boost for job creation. Our manufacturing sector in particular needs a push for job creation," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said. Human 31

9 July, 2014 5:32 PM Lalu Prasad to Retain Bungalow Till October, Buta Singh Faces Eviction Notice

New Delhi: Reviewing the decision of the UPA government, the Centre has allowed RJD chief Lalu Prasad to retain his Tughlaq Road bungalow here till October while asking former Bihar Governor Buta Singh to vacate the Teen Murti Marg residence in Lutyen's zone immediately. However, the family of late UPA minister Sis Ram Ola has been allowed to retain 27

7 July, 2014 9:46 AM Why Rahul Gandhi Caught Attention in Parliament Today

New Delhi: As the opposition Congress today protested loudly in Parliament over price rise, their leader Rahul Gandhi, who has rarely stood out in Parliament, caught the ruling BJP's eye. Mr Gandhi was seen rising to his feet and rolling up his sleeves as his party MPs shouted slogans against the government. He even walked down the aisle and stood next to his mother 40

7 July, 2014 8:51 AM Government Agrees to Debate on Price Rise; Not Without Voting, Says Opposition

New Delhi: Little seemed to have changed in Parliament other than the seating arrangement - the BJP is now on the right of the Speaker, the Congress to the Left - as the Narendra Modi government's first Budget Session began today. Slogan-shouting began right away and the Lok Sabha has seen multiple adjournments already. (Live Blog) On day one, the new government 39

7 July, 2014 7:20 AM Congress Should Get Leader of the Opposition Post, Says Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: The Congress is entitled to the post of Leader of the Opposition, party president Sonia Gandhi today told reporters in Parliament. "We are the single largest party and we have a pre-poll alliance. We are entitled to the post," she asserted. Asked what action she would take if the government refused, Mrs Gandhi said, "Let's see." (Live Blog) 28

7 July, 2014 7:18 AM Protests Over Price Rise in Parliament and Outside

The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till noon amid slogan-shouting, half an hour after the Narendra Modi government's first Budget Session of Parliament convened today. New Delhi: The new government today confronted sharp protests over price rise in Parliament and outside, on the first day of the Budget session. There was no Question Hour in either House 41

6 July, 2014 10:13 PM Congress must move court if LoP status denied: Kamal Nath

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Sunday said the party must go to court if it is denied the post of leader of opposition in Lok Sabha. Nath, parliamentary affairs minister during the UPA regime, insisted that there is no rule which says that a party cannot get LoP status unless it has 10% of the total strength of the 543-member Lok Sabha 19