India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Nearly 50 persons have been arrested a day after violence and arson broke out during a protest march by seers and local leaders in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency of Varanasi. They had gathered in a mark of solidarity against police action on protesters opposing the ban on immersion of Ganesha idols in Ganga.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
The deadline for a Parliamentary panel examining the bill on anti-corruption watchdog Lokpal for submission of its report has been extended for a third time till November 15.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The BJP today welcomed the RBI's reduction of its short-term lending rate and claimed its government had fulfilled one of the promises made during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
India News | Indo-Asian News News Service | Saturday September 26, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and senior union ministers on Friday paid homage to Bharatiya Jan Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his 99th birth anniversary.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 19, 2015
Slamming the Congress for targeting the NDA government on the land Bill issue, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said the opposition party should think of what it did when it was in power "before criticising anything".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a day-long tour of his Lok Sabha constituency today during which he is likely to launch important schemes relating to power and road sectors, inaugurate a trauma centre inside Banaras Hindu University premises, and address a public meeting.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Congress' chief whip in Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia urged the Madhya Pradesh government today to ensure that Petlawad type explosions which claimed 89 lives and injured nearly 100 others, never recur.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 10, 2015
Security is being tightened in the temple town of Varanasi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was likely to visit his parliamentary constituency on September 18, officials said on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
Eight family members of former Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, two former Chief Justices of India are among more than 30 VIPs whose security cover have been withdrawn by the Central government.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Calling on developed countries to take responsibility for protecting the global environment, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has cited the example of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the well-off to voluntarily give up their cooking gas subsidies to help the poor.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
The LJP today claimed Congress president Sonia Gandhi was 'insulted' by the organisers at the Grand Secular Alliance's 'Swabhiman Rally' at Gandhi Maidan by making her speak before the leaders of JD(U) and RJD.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday October 9, 2015
The five-phase Bihar elections this month will test a coalition of chief minister Nitish Kumar's JDU, Lalu Prasad's RJD and the Congress against the BJP. The party hopes to repeat its last year's national elections performance in which its NDA coalition had won 31 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
AAP today suspended two of its MPs - Dharamvira Gandhi, who had supported expelled leader Yogendra Yadav, and Harinder Singh Khalsa - for anti-party activities and alleged that they had joined hands with ruling BJP-SAD combine in Punjab.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Saturday August 29, 2015
The government issued a statutory order yesterday to continue benefits for farmers under the 2013 Land Acquisition Act. By using this route, the government has done away with the need to issue the controversial land ordinance for a record fourth time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will be visiting New York to attend the tenth annual meeting of Women Speakers of Parliament and the fourth world conference of Speakers of Parliament to be held between August 29 and September 2.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar took potshots at Congress chief whip in the Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia today and alleged that two acres of land belonging to the Jyotiraditya Scindia Charitable Trust was sold off unlawfully at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Tata Trusts on monday signed an MoU with the Andhra Pradesh Government to develop 264 villages in Vijayawada Lok Sabha constituency to work in bamboo cultivation, fisheries, health and nutrition and village development.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
Stating that Punjab remains his priority Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh today cautioned people not to vote for "wrong people" in the next state election.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh today said he will lead a protest of party leaders outside the official residence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on August 21.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge today dubbed PM Narendra Modi as "a tourist Prime Minister" and attacked him saying he had time to make speeches in foreign countries, but not to attend Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Irked over the stalling of GST Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today once again raked up the role of the upper house saying time has come to debate whether an 'indirectly elected' house can hold reforms passed by the 'directly-elected' Lok Sabha.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
A day after Parliament was adjourned sine die, the government today came down heavily on the Congress, blaming it for the near washout of the monsoon session and asserted that the Goods and Services Tax or GST Bill will "definitely" be passed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Stepping up attack on Congress over the virtually washed-out monsoon session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkiah Naidu today said Sonia Gandhi's trooping into the well of Lok Sabha shows the level of the "frustration of that party".
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 13, 2015
Rahul Gandhi offered some career advice to the Prime Minister today, urging him to "grab the opportunity" to bring disgraced cricket magnate Lalit Modi back to India. "After we lost the election, I thought (PM Modi) had it in him, but now we know, he doesn't have dum (guts)," said Mr Gandhi, whose party has accused the ruling BJP's top leaders of i...