New Delhi, Aug 17: In honour of Bharat Ratna, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the government has decided to construct a separate samadhi cum memorial on the banks of Yamuna near Rajghat in New Delhi.
Hyderabad, Aug 9: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi will throw its weight behind the NDA candidate for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman elections to be held today. The NDA has fielded the JD(U)’s Harivansh against B K Hariprasad of the Congress.
New Delhi, Aug 7: An interesting election to the post of deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha would take place on Thursday at 11 am. The BJP led NDA, would hope to win the poll. However if one looks at the numbers today, the NDA is falling short by 32. With one seat, vacant in the 245 member House, the magic number is 122. The NDA has 90 while the opposition 112. In this scenario, it is the 42 undecided candidates who would make all the difference.
New Delhi, July 20: For the BJP, the no-confidence is about everything, but the numbers. It has the support of over 300 MPs and individually, it boasts of 273 members in Parliament.
For the BJP, the Rajya Sabha had always been problematic as it lacked in numbers. However, with the Rajya Sabha Elections conducted on Friday, the BJP has consolidated its position in the Upper House of Parliament.
The job of a Railway Minister is probably one of the toughest. He or she is questioned every time there is a train accident and in the past, there have been Railway Ministers who have resigned while accepting moral responsibility.
The much anticipated Modi Cabinet reshuffle is likely to witness a host of changes. While the JD(U) which formed the government in Bihar with the BJP is set to join the Cabinet, there is however no word as yet on the AIADMK.
The AIADMK painted a pretty picture with O Panneerselvam and E Palanisami smiling with each other and behaving like long lost brothers. Although both leaders met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the NEET 2017 pretext, merger talks were always top on the agenda.
After allying with the BJP in Bihar, Nitish Kumar has been invited to join the NDA. “I met JD(U) president Nitish Kumar at my residence yesterday. I invited JD(U) to join the NDA,” Mr Shah said in a tweet today.
Venkaiah Naidu the NDA’s candidate for the vice presidential election is heading for a comfortable win. Naidu was selected by the NDA to take on the opposition’s candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi in the VP poll to be held on August 5.