RJD will support a no-confidence motion of TDP against the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, according to RJD leaders.
The row over Rahul Gandhi's reported statement that his party is for Muslims is set to cast its shadow over Parliament's Monsoon Session as both the BJP and the Opposition look to set the tone for some key state polls before the next Lok Sabha elections in less than 10 months.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to ensure the passage of thein the Monsoon Session of Parliament, starting July 18.
Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will hold discussions with leaders of various political parties at a dinner meeting tomorrow.
The Monsoon session of Parliament is set to be a full dress rehearsal for bruising electoral battles that would ensue in the run up to the general elections scheduled for 2019.
Enforcement Directorate said it has filed a chargesheet against industrialist Naveen Jindal, a former Lok Sabha MP, his company Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and others for money laundering in its probe into the coal block alloacation case.
Amit Shah would assess the party's preparations for possible simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly in Telangana next year and discuss a road map for the polls during his visit to Hyderabad tomorrow.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has kicked up a huge row with his remarks that if voted to power again, the BJP will rewrite the Constitution and pave the way for creation of a "Hindu Pakistan".
If electoral reforms are implemented quickly, there may not be any justification for simultaneous polls for the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies, says former Chief Election Commissioner T S Krishnamurthy.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, in a letter addressed to all MPs, expressed concern over the frequent disruptions of Parliament, saying divergence of opinion and dissent should be within the established norms.