India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the previous UPA regime's land law has had "disastrous impact" on India's national security as Pakistan could get information on critical defence project...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday February 27, 2015
In face of a united attack from the opposition and resistance from allies on pushing the land bill through Parliament, senior leaders of the BJP met late on Thursday night to work out an alternative strategy to get the support of regional players.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today fielded an opposition attack in Parliament on a slew of ordinances, or executive orders, passed by the government in the nine months that it has been in power. The most controversial of these ordinances seeks to br...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
National Conference working president Omar Abdullah has expressed grief over the death of a 19-year-old protester who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday. The former chief minister has a...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 9, 2015
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru exactly two years ago was "wrong and badly handled," potentially embarrassing his own party, which was in power at the time.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The way the Congress-led UPA government handled the hanging the death sentence of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was a mistake, five Congress lawmakers have admitted in a statement.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 30, 2014
A car bomb exploded on today in front of the hotel that houses Libya's elected Parliament in the eastern city of Tobruk, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Stepping up attack against the government over the ordinance to change Land Acquisition Act, Congress today reached out to other political parties asking them to come together to oppose the "anti-farmer" amendments.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Rajya Sabha today adopted a resolution condemning the bail granted to Mumbai terror attack accused Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and asked Pakistan to ensure that no perpetrator of any terrorist activity goes unpunished.
India News | Agencies | Friday December 19, 2014
India's top security officer today said Pakistan had taken a "positive step" by detaining 26/11 Mumbai attack plotter Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, who was granted bail by a Pakistan court on Thursday.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 19, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said in Parliament that India has "strongly conveyed" to Pakistan its opposition to bail for Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the Lashkar-e-Taiba commander who plotted the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai in 2008.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 13, 2014
On the anniversary of the 2001 attack on Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other parliamentarians paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the deadly terror attack.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday November 26, 2014
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley defended the government's position against a concerted Opposition attack on untaxed or black money stashed away in foreign accounts, the Congress, followed by the Trinamool Congress and then the Left walked out of the...
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Canada's two houses of Parliament will merge their security forces after an attack by a gunman last month, officials said on Tuesday, a move aimed at addressing long-standing communications problems.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 25, 2014
The Opposition parties have decided to show a united front in Parliament tomorrow to corner the ruling NDA on the issue of repatriation of black money. The Trinamool Congress and the JD(U) have already given a notice for the suspension of the Questio...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday November 24, 2014
Hours after Union Minister Arun Jaitley upbraided her in his blog, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her aides took the Centre head on. While party MP Derek O'Brien launched a no-holds-barred attack on the BJP and the National Security Adviser Ajit ...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
"I don't want the women of Afghanistan to be scared," she told AFP at her bedside in Kabul.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 30, 2014
Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament on Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, forcing the government to cancel a vote to allow the president to seek another term next year.
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 27, 2014
Canadian police say a gunman who shot and killed a soldier at the national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down had prepared a video recording of himself prior to Wednesday's attack.
World News | Reuters | Sunday October 26, 2014
Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 25, 2014
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said on Friday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 24, 2014
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday expressed concern over the acts of terrorism in Canada, including an attack on parliament.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 24, 2014
While they may not have officially been designated as jihadists, two suspected extremists who killed Canadian soldiers in shooting and driving rampages followed instructions issued by Al Qaeda and the Islamic State group to the letter.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 24, 2014
The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and dru...