Coming together of Opposition not a threat to govt, says Venkaiah Naidu

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu feels that the coming together of the Opposition on the demonetisation issue is a non-starter and not a threat to the BJP-led government and rules out any real political realignment before the next Lok Sabha elections. He also says that this grouping up of Opposition parties, which are “jealous” of … Read more

Opposition continue protest seeking PM Modi’s presence in Rajya Sabha

Vociferous protests by Opposition benches demanding the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the debate on demonetisation on Tuesday led to the stalling of pre-noon proceedings in the Rajya Sabha. Opposition Congress, TMC and BSP members trooped into the Well of the House raising slogans demanding Modi’s presence, forcing Deputy Chairman P J Kurien … Read more

Aung San Suu Kyi wins Myanmar Parliament election

Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) on Wednesday announced that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won Sunday’s general election and has been re-elected to the House of Representatives (Lower House). Representing her National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi, who is the party chairperson, contested in Yangon’s Kawhmu constituency, mainly against rival … Read more