A date has been set for the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha, with the debate to begin on August 8 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reply expected on August 10. The attention now has moved to the crux of the arguments the two sides will put up to build their case, given the Opposition pushback on the Manipur issue… Continue reading "No-confidence motion in LS on August 8, PM to reply two days later"
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A group of opposition leaders protested overnight outside the Parliament against the suspension of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh from the Rajya Sabha for the remaining monsoon session, and over their demand from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to open a debate on Manipur in the House. The protest, which began on Monday morning and will continue on Tuesday,… Continue reading "Opposition MPs protest overnight outside Parliament over Sanjay Singh’s suspension, Manipur crisis"
The inauguration of India’s new parliament in New Delhi on Sunday may resemble an event in Beijing with next to nil representation from the opposition, as several parties announced they will not be attending the ceremony. After the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Trinamool Congress, and the Left, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the Uddhav Thackeray… Continue reading "Opposition to boycott new Parliament building opening"