Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from IANS) | Wednesday May 22, 2013
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Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Under attack from the opposition over corruption and lack of governance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the fourth and last report card of the UPA-II government tomorrow, sources said on Tuesday.
Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 21, 2013
In what could spell trouble for the Mayawati-led BSP, the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta has said that public money worth Rs 1,400 crore was siphoned off by several ministers and bureaucrats during the construction of memorials in her regime. The damning re...
Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; edited by Mala Das | Thursday May 16, 2013
The recent acquittal of BJP leader Varun Gandhi in hate speech cases has now acquired a political colour. Union minister and senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma has alleged that Mr Gandhi was exonerated in the cases due to a tacit understanding ...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 8, 2013
A Bahujan Samaj Party member today left the Lok Sabha as the national song was being played to mark the sine die adjournment of the Budget Session of Parliament, prompting an angry rebuke from Speaker Meira Kumar.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 4, 2013
A court on Friday exonerated BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi of charges of inciting mob violence and firing at police four years ago.
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Thursday April 25, 2013
The Joint Parliamentary Committee or JPC that looked into the 2G telecom scam will meet today to discuss and, the government hopes, adopt a draft report that has alreay been rejected by members of opposition parties. The Left and BJP object to the cl...
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 22, 2013
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said an all-party meeting should be held to suggest amendments to tackle any shortcomings in the anti-rape law and also called for death penalty in cases of barbaric rapes.
Edited by Mala Das | Monday April 22, 2013
The Rajya Sabha is discussing security for women, not very far from where angry demonstrations are being held in New Delhi to protest against the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl last week.
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday April 22, 2013
In an effort to ensure that the Rajya Sabha functions, Chairman Hamid Ansari has offered structured debates on all issues that the opposition wants to raise. He has already allowed a discussion on growing crime against women after the Opposition crea...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 17, 2013
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati today said the Lok Sabha elections could be preponed as the country is heading towards "political instability" due to corruption, inflation and unemployment.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 14, 2013
Apparently peeved over removal of hoardings set up on the occasion of 122nd birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today accused the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of acting with political vendetta and treat...
Anant Zanane | Sunday April 14, 2013
The Lucknow Municipal Corporation has pulled down hoardings and posters put up by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the city ahead of Ambedkar Jayanti tomorrow. Mayawati's party had put up these posters on Lohia Path (road) leading up to the Ambedkar memo...
Reported by Anant Zanane; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 2, 2013
Akhilesh Yadav, 39, may claim to be a tech-savvy new-age politician who distributes laptops to students. But much like his 73-year-old father, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh is a superstitious man.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday April 1, 2013
The two men, who allegedly shot dead Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Deepak Bhardwaj, have been arrested by the police. The Delhi Police had yesterday detained a man suspected to be driving the car in which the alleged killers escaped.