Election 2014 | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Friday April 11, 2014
National capital Delhi today recorded 64 per cent voter turnout in the third phase of the general elections 2014, up by 12 per cent from the 2009 polls. The Election Commission announced this evening that this figure is likely to go up.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday April 10, 2014
By 3 on Thursday afternoon, more than 54 per cent of the electorate had turned up to vote. In considerable contrast, national capital Delhi had recorded only a 35.36 per cent voter turnout with three hours of polling left on in the third phase of the...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
Balloting began on Thursday in nine Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, officials said.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 27, 2014
Union Minister Kamal Nath owns assets worth over Rs 187 crore and has declared four social media accounts in his affidavit filed before the Returning Officer in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Friday February 21, 2014
Lok Sabha was a rare vision of goodwill and camaraderie as opposed to the bitter clashes as it met today for the last time before the general elections, due by May. Here are some of the highlights of the farewell speeches by the parliamentarians:
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Monday February 24, 2014
In a sense, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) is the 'cabinet within the cabinet'. Revived by the UPA government in 2004 - the NDA had preferred the Cabinet Committee on Security as its brains trust - the CCPA is located at the inters...
Blog | Sandeep Phukan | Thursday February 13, 2014
As I walked in to get into the press gallery of Lok Sabha, I was stopped by Parliament security personnel to see if I was carrying any harmful substance. It was not the usual practice but today was different.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday February 13, 2014
One parliamentarian reportedly took out a knife in the Lok Sabha and another used pepper spray in unprecedented clashes in Parliament as the controversial bill to create Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh was introduced today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
A top bureaucrat has alleged that Finance Minister P Chidambaram had humiliated him at a meeting and has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The 15th Lok Sabha heads into its final sitting today with a disquieting distinction. It has been the most unproductive ever.
India | Devesh Kumar | Monday February 3, 2014
The BJP's Sushma Swaraj today took a robust swipe at the ruling Congress when she observed at an all-party meeting that the list of 39 bills that the government has lined up for the two-week session of Parliament beginning on Wednesday, "looks like y...
Tuesday January 21, 2014
From India, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Urban Development & Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath would be attending the meet.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 17, 2014
The current Lok Sabha will meet for the last time from February 5 to February 21 to pass a 'Vote-on-Account' budget ahead of the Lok Sabha elections expected to be held in April-May.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 8, 2014
With Lok Sabha elections due in April-May, government will hold a session of Parliament in the first fortnight of February to pass the Vote on Account
Monday January 6, 2014
He was talking to reporters today after his meeting with Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath here on the issue.
Tuesday December 24, 2013
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has said that he will soon be meeting Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Urban Developments Minister Kamal Nath to sort out differences over relaxation of foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for the const...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday December 20, 2013
The United States seems to have toughened its stance in the ongoing diplomatic tussle with India over the arrest of diplomat Devyani Khobragade for alleged visa fraud last week. The US State Department today ruled out dropping of what it called the "...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday December 19, 2013
In phone calls to Indian officials, the United States has expressed regret over the handling of the arrest of diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who was handcuffed and strip searched in New York last week. But India said today that America must apologise.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 18, 2013
Union Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said India could not be treated as a "banana republic" and that US should tender an unconditional apology over the arrest and strip-searching of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday December 17, 2013
The Lokpal Bill has been passed in the Rajya Sabha after a debate that took place in an atmosphere of rare political consensus. The Bill will be taken up in the Lok Sabha tomorrow, the government announced soon after its ally Samajwadi Party backed d...