Suspension of MPs: Necessary step to uphold democracy

The suspension of 141 opposition MPs from the Parliament for the rest of the winter session for disrupting the proceedings and violating the rules of the House has sparked a heated debate on the state of democracy in India. The opposition parties have condemned the move as undemocratic, arbitrary, and vindictive, and have staged protests […]

Opposition attempts to divide India over caste

The recent demand for a caste census by the Opposition parties, led by the Congress, is a clear example of their divisive agenda. They claim that a caste census is necessary to provide accurate data on the socio-economic status of various castes, and to ensure fair and adequate representation and allocation of resources to them. […]

Explosive exposé uncovers India’s Apple iPhone snoopgate links

NEW DELHI: In an explosive expose, The New Indian found out that all the iPhone alerts received by the opposition INDIA alliance’s parliamentarians mentioned Access Now for support — a non-profit organization founded in 2009 with a mission to defend and extend the digital civil rights of people around the world, according to their homepage.  […]

Being targetted by “state-sponsored” attackers remotely: Mahua’s letter to Lok Sabha Speaker  

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress’ Lok Sabha Parliamentarian Mahua Moitra wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla regarding “warning messages” of their Apple devices being hacked on Wednesday.  Earlier Moitra had taken to the social media platform, X, to share the warning message from Apple tagging Shiv Sena (UBT) parliamentarian Priyanka Chaturvedi.  The content of the […]

Kharge questions PM Modi’s parliamentary record, highlights oppn role

NEW DELHI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, questioning his parliamentary record and the state of democracy under his leadership. Speaking at the start of the Special Session of the Parliament, the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha said that PM Modi had only given two […]

Anti Sanatana Dharma comments have fuelled frustration in INDIA camp: BJP Tamil Nadu co-incharge

NEW DELHI: Opposition’s calls for annihilating Sanatana Dharma manifests the frustration and jealousy stemming out of the INDIA bloc’s inability to match up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi growing popularity ahead of the 2024 general elections, a senior BJP leader from Tamil Nadu said. Speaking exclusively to The New Indian, state BJP co-incharge PS Reddy also hailed Tamil […]

I.N.D.I.A. MPs seek peace in Manipur: Delegation meets Governor

Seeking to bridge divisions and foster tranquillity, Opposition leaders press for concrete actions to end the ethnic conflict and restore normalcy in Manipur

Deadlock continues in Parliament over Manipur issue

Union Home minister Amit Shah calls for discussion on Manipur issue amidst ongoing disruptions

BJP MP’s private member bill on UCC faces stiff resistance in Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirodi Lal Meena introduced a private member bill for the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India amid protests from the Opposition bench in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. In protest, opposition MPs argued that the bill would destroy the secular fabric of the country. They urged Rajya […]

PM Modi Urges States To Slash VAT On Fuel, Opposition Hits Back

  NEW DELHI: Opposition parties on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his call to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by states and sought an account of Rs 26 lakh crore collected by the Centre as tax when crude oil price was at lowest in the last eight years. During […]