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Rajya Sabha Repeatedly Adjourned As Opposition Protests Suspension Of 12 MPs

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Opposition, including the Congress, Left parties and the TMC, persistently demanded revocation of the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members.

Why Congress And Regional Parties Aren’t Being Able to Unite

Nov 13, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Even as the BJP remains the single most powerful party at the central level, the opposition is engaged in contests in state polls and does not hesitate to trade barbs.


With Lalu, TMC Taking Potshots At It, Congress Faces Trouble From Anti-BJP Regional Parties

The challenge that the Congress faces at present is it has to fight not just internal dissidence and the BJP but deal with anti-BJP regional parties, who are no longer seeing it as a viable ally.

RSS Leader Indresh Kumar Condemns Lakhimpur Kheri Incident, Lambasts Opposition

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

RSS leader Indresh Kumar accused Opposition of creating ‘hatred and violence’ in the country.


UP Govt Allows Congress Leaders Including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Visit Lakhimpur Kheri

The UP’s Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal said the persmission has been given to Congress leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.

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06 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP Govt Slams Opposition For Adopting 'Negative' Attitude

Outlook Web Desk

UP government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said that no one will be allowed to vitiate the atmosphere in ‘sensitive’ Lakhimpur Kheri.


02 October, 2021

PM Modi Takes A Dig At Opposition Over Farm Law Criticism, Accuses Them Of 'Intellectual Dishonesty', 'Political Deceit'

Outlook Web Desk

PM's comments came when he was replying to a question about the labour and farm laws enacted by the government and its refusal to roll-back the three contentious agriculture laws, as demanded by the protesting farmer unions.


19 August, 2021

Should Congress Resolve Internal Conflicts Before Launching Opposition Unity Project?

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi will hold a virtual meeting with senior leaders to firm up a united fight against the ruling BJP. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, chief ministers Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool Congress), MK Stalin (DMK), Uddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena) and Hemant Soren (JMM) will be attending the virtual meet, as will RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav.


17 August, 2021

Opposition Wants To Delay Bills By Sending It To Select Committees: BJP Spokesperson

Preetha Nair

BJP spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP GVL Narasimha Rao speaks to Outlook about the Opposition’s charges on the government bulldozing Bills in the Parliament.


09 August, 2021

OBC Bill: 127th Constitutional Amendment Bill And Why Opposition Is Supporting It

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The Amendment Bill seeks to restore the powers of states to notify backward classes, bypassing a May 2021 Supreme Court ruling that said only the Centre could notify socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs).


07 August, 2021

Ahead Of UP Assembly Polls, J P Nadda Slams Opposition, Calls Them Narrow Minded

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a meeting of the newly-elected chairpersons of zila panchayats and block panchayats on the first day of his visit, Nadda praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the vaccination drive.


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02 August, 2021

Rahul Gandhi To Host Opposition Leaders For Breakfast Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi's invite signals a realisation that Congress must take lead in forging Opposition unity at a time when regional satraps like Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Pawar are already gaining momentum.


02 August, 2021

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.


31 July, 2021

Malaysian Youths Demand PM Quit As Pandemic Worsens

Associated Press (AP)

New daily infections breached 10,000 on July 13 for the first time and have stayed there since, despite a virus emergency in January and a lockdown since June 1


29 July, 2021

Opposition Unity Project Needs A Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Not A VP Singh

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Riding high on her election victory in West Bengal, TMC's Mamata Banerjee wants to position herself as the fulcrum of Opposition unity. Can she succeed?


28 July, 2021

Can Didi’s ‘Ma, Mati, Manush’ Win The Hindi Heartland?

Preetha Nair

While parties such as AAP and TRS share a good rapport with TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati is likely to pose a challenge for her leadership ambitions.


18 July, 2021

Disruptions Don’t Help Opposition, Says RJD's Manoj Jha Ahead Of Monsoon Session

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rajya Sabha MP from Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), speaks on the follies of disrupting Parliamentary proceedings and why trust deficit among Opposition parties remains the biggest challenge to their coming together against the BJP.


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10 July, 2021

Assam Opposition MLAs Ask Governor, Speaker To Keep CM In Check

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had said that district officials would listen only to ministers and not MLAs.


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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