SAD-BJP ties break; Akali Dal quits the NDA saying farmer bills are anti-Punjab and anti-farmer
SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said the SAD will continue to stand by its core principles of peace, communal harmony and guard the interest of Punjab and Punjabi in general, and Sikhs and farmers in particular. He said the decision has been taken in consultation with the people of Punjab, especially party workers and farmers.
SAD to decide on the future course of its alliance with BJP within a week: Naresh Gujral
"We have sought feedback from our cadre over the next 4-5 days and will call a meeting of the party’s core committee soon after to take a call on the SAD-BJP alliance. We are a cadre-based farmer party," Gujral said. He said the bills should have been sent to a select committee, a process that would have taken only two more months.
Election to post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson's post on September 14
The election to the post of Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha will be held on September 14, the day Parliament's Monsoon Session convenes.The post fell vacant after Janata Dal-United MP Harivansh Narayan Singh's term in the Upper House expired.
Alliance with BJP strong, Cong trying to mislead farmers on farm bills: JJP's Digvijay Chautala
Three bills -- 'The Farmers' Produce Trade And Commerce (Promotion And Facilitation) Bill', 'The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill', and 'The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill' -- to replace the ordinances were introduced in Parliament on Monday.
Bihar elections: Opposition alliance to soon announce Tejashwi Yadav as its CM candidate
The party is contemplating giving tickets to more upper-caste candidates after it earlier made Singh, an upper-caste leader, its state chief. In 2015, the RJD gave just two tickets to the Rajputs out of the 101 seats it contested. It did not have any candidates from the Brahmin or Bhumiar community at the time.
UNGA: PM Modi to outline vision of multilateralism & call for effective response to Intl terror
The theme of the 75th UNGA is “The future we want, the United Nations we need, reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting the COVID-19 through effective multilateral action”.
Bihar Chief Minster Nitish Kumar condemns heckling of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh
He was speaking at a virtual programme attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who laid the foundation stone of nine highway projects and inaugurated optical fibre internet service.
Opposition parties in Pakistan launch alliance to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan
A 26-point joint resolution was adopted on Sunday by the All Parties Conference (APC), which was hosted by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and attended by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) and several other parties.
In Bihar’s ruling alliance war of words continues, BJP Silent
The unending war of words between Bihar’s ruling alliance partners, JDU and LJP, is becoming intense with each passing day. Moreover, the silence of third partner BJP is quite conspicuous.
Hemant Soren meets Lalu Prasad, says will fight Bihar elections together
Coming out of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Soren told reporters, "we will fight Bihar elections together." He said the former Bihar chief minister's health is better now.
No party can form government in Bihar alone, alliance a reality: Sushil Modi
In an interview to PTI-Bhasha, the senior BJP leader claimed the opposition grand alliance, led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and known as 'Mahagathbandhan', was nowhere in fight against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and also lacked credibility.
JD(U) objects regular criticism of the Bihar government by LJP president Chirag Paswan
“PM Modi, home minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda have already said on different occasions that Bihar elections would be fought under the leadership of chief minister Nitish Kumar,” JD(U) principal secretary general KC Tyagi told ET. “Even after that if LJP is raising a question on leadership, it means they are defying PM Modi.”
Actifio, Persistent Systems form global alliance for digital transformation
The company’s global resources and experience give it the ability to scale quickly to meet the needs of enterprise clients. Actifio’s multi-cloud copy data management platform will help Persistent deliver modern data protection and instant data access that reduces time to market for new applications while improving security, compliance and governance.
Rahul Gandhi, Bihar Congress Chief mum on missed alliance deadline
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged around 1,000 Congress delegates from Bihar in a virtual meeting to fight the upcoming assembly elections on a positive agenda by 'exposing the failures' of the Modi government and the Nitish Kumar regime.
WHO reviews nine vaccine candidates for Covax alliance
COVAX is an initiative of WHO and the Gavi vaccine alliance to develop and equitably distribute and an approved Covid-19 vaccine.