Editorial: Autumn fights

Year-end pileups of crucial legislation and the brinkmanship that goes with them are normal behaviour for Congress. This autumn, lawmakers are barrelling toward battles that are striking for the risks they pose to both parties and their leaders. Continue Reading

‘Mamata, not Rahul alternative to Modi’

The bonhomie between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has become a question mark after the TMC claimed that Mamata Banerjee, and not Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, has emerged as the face of the Opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

Legislations to limit US’ dependency on China-made pharmaceuticals

US lawmakers have introduced legislations in both chambers of the Congress to reduce country’s dependency on China-made pharmaceuticals, arguing that the ongoing coronavirus crisis has exposed America’s vulnerability in this regard. Continue Reading

RS adjourned amid ruckus, to reassemble on 11 March

Yet again today Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned amid protests and sloganeering by members of the Congress and other Opposition parties over the Delhi violence. Continue Reading

HC asks cops to vacate anti-CAA protesters

Madras High Court today asked the police to vacate anti-CAA protesters who were agitating without prior permission. Continue Reading

RS adjourned after opposition protests over Delhi violence

Rajya Sabha proceedings today have been adjourned till 2 pm after the entire opposition vociferously protested over the issue of communal violence in the national capital, with members alleging that the government slept while Delhi burnt. Continue Reading

Congress, AAP politicising violence in Delhi: BJP

The BJP today accused the Congress and the AAP of “politicising” the riots in the national capital and claimed that attempts to instigate violence had been made for two months after Congress president Sonia Gandhi gave the call for ‘aar yaa par’ (fight to the finish) in December last year. Continue Reading

Congress questions “sudden” transfer of HC Judge Muralidhar

The Congress today hit out at the government over the transfer of Delhi High Court Judge S Muralidhar, alleging that the Modi dispensation was waging a battle of revenge against the judiciary. Continue Reading