16 former UPA Ministers served eviction notices

Owe damage charges of Rs 21 lakh a month
Sixteen former ministers of the UPA government have got eviction notices for Government bungalow... »

Curfew casts shadow over Eid celebrations in Saharanpur

Will the peace last? Muslims offering prayers in Saharanpur on Tuesday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. PTI
City limping back to normalcy after riots
The mood was not at all festive, said Qazi Nadeem Akhtar, after his Eid day speech at the... »

Standoff over Bills on judicial reforms

RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD, Law and Justice Minister
Opposition parties wary as the Government seeks views on proposed legislations
The Government is likely to face the Opposition’s intransigence on some “seminal” legisl... »

Uproar in Parliament as Cong demands probe into alleged ‘bugging’ in Gadkari’s house

Reports of the alleged bugging of Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari’s residence disrupted proceedings in Parliament today with the Congress seeking a statement from the Government on the issue, even as the Minister himself said the reports were 'false and baseless'.
In Lok Sabha, Home Minister rules out probe, terms media reports as ‘baseless’
The Opposition in both Houses of Parliament on Wednesday created an uproar over the al... »

No proposal to cut short Parliament session: Venkaiah Naidu

There is no proposal to cut short the Budget session of Parliament and the Government will bring... »

No provision for investment of EPFO funds in equities: Govt

There is no provision for investment of EPFO funds in equities at present, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Vishnu Deo Sai, informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. In a writt... »

BJP MP: My tweet on Gujarat model for Saharanpur was not communal

Defending his “controversial” tweet advocating “Gujarat model” to stem the Saharanpur riots, BJP MLA and party National Executive Member C.T Ravi today said his intention was not to inflame commun... »

Gadkari hits out at Congress, NCP over Maharashtra Sadan row

Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has accused the Congress and NCP of using the Maharashtra Sadan episode involving a Shiv Sena MP to “malign” the image of the saffron combine. ... »

Cong will support FDI proposals, but with riders

Congress spokesperson

The Congress is all set to support the NDA Government’s proposal in Parliament to increase the FDI limit in various sectors, but with some riders. The party will demand an answer from the B... »

No case for Cong to claim LoP in LS: AG

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has opined that the party has no case for claiming the Leader of Opposition (LoP) post, saying there is no precedence since the days of the first Lok Sabha when Jawa... »

BJP, RSS in huddle on Amit Shah’s new team

Amit Shah Closed door meetings between top BJP and RSS leaders on Thursday sparked speculation about some immediate issues on which the ruling party has yet to take a final call. Government formati... »

Iraq crisis: Sushma wants Parliament to issue Ramzan appeal to captors of 41 Indian workers

With the Opposition raising concern over 41 Indian workers held captive in Iraq since June 18, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assured the Lok Sabha that as per reports from v... »

'It's not T, it's TS for Telangana'

Irked over the frequent references such as 'T' State, 'T' Government and 'T' Chief Minister in the media, the Telangana Government has asked all the media organisations to use TS as an abbreviatio... »

Ruckus in Parliament over Sena MPs force-feeding fasting Muslim supervisor

Food rage The restaurant at New Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi, which has been temporarily closed. MONICA TIWARI The Opposition made loud protests in both Houses on Wednesday over a report alleging that 11 Shiv Sena MPs had force-fed a chapaati to a catering supervisor at Maharashtra Sadan here. The supervis... »

YSR Congress to demand full farm loan waiver

YSR Congress Party President, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, unveiling the action plan for pro-farmers agitation, to begin from Thursday, at a news conference held at his lotus pond villa in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Photo: Mohammed_Yousuf YSR Congress Party will launch a three-day agitation for implementation of complete loan waiver in Andhra Pradesh from Thursday. The agitation, christened as 'Narakasura Vadha’, would inv... »

KV Thomas likely to head PAC

Cong rebels target Rahul Gandhi

Call to scrap separate budget for Railways

Regional woes continue to dog Cong

No change in India’s Palestine policy: Sushma Swaraj

AIADMK, DMK row over power in Assembly

AAP MLAs meet LG Jung

State bifurcation has increased the responsibility of AP legislators, says Sumitra Mahajan

Three Left parties form a grand alliance in Bihar to counter BJP

Describing the JD(U), RJD and Congress tie-up as “opportunistic”, the three major Left parties in Bihar on Tuesday formed an alliance to contest the Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the Sta... »

Venkaiah blames Congress for price rise, civil services exam row

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Urban Development, at a press conference in Hyderabad on Sunday. Photo: P.V. Sivakumar. Union Parliamentary Affairs and Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has blamed the Congress Party for raising prices and the row over the Civil Services exam. “Their policies are... »

Will Karunanidhi pull DMK back from the brink?

Heir trouble: DMK chief M Karunanidhi flanked by his son Stalin and daughter Kanimozhi (file photo)

In January 1991, a few weeks before his government was dismissed and sensing that Article 356 was going to be used against him, DMK President and then Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidh... »

Sushil Kumar Modi calls Sharad Yadav his ‘guru’

Sushil Kumar Modi

A day after former NDA partners BJP and Janata Dal (United) exchanged expletives and almost wrestled in the Bihar Legislative Council, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi described JD(U) Pr... »

Ousted Puducherry Governor mulling legal recourse

Virendra Kataria Ousted Puducherry Governor, Virendra Kataria, who was given marching orders on July 11, has sought an appointment with President Pranab Mukherjee to find out why he was removed. “... »

Row over naming of Sania Mirza as Telangana brand ambassador

Matchpoint Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao and Sania Mirza during the latter's appointment as brand ambassador (file photo). Fame and controversy are no strangers to Indian tennis player and brand endorsement star Sania Mirza. Even as Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao named her the State’s first br... »

Maha Sadan fracas: Shiv Sena defends MPs, says issue politicised

Under fire for a party MP allegedly forcing a fasting Muslim worker to eat, Shiv Sena today said it was a “protest against mismanagement” at Maharashtra Sadan and held that the entire issue was gi... »

Bengal Governor to take oath today

West Bengal Governor-designate KN Tripathi will take oath on Thursday. He arrived here at the Raj Bhavan today. Tripathi was received by the State IT, Commerce & Industries and Finance Ministe... »

Kharge, Sushma Swaraj in war of words

Question of darshan External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday. BJP leaders Venkaiah Naidu and LK Advani look on. PTI Making a statement in the Lok Sabha on the recently-concluded BRICS summit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had a heated exchange with Opposition leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who retorted th... »

‘Sin tax can help fund a dozen AIIMSs’

Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is pleased with the tobacco tax imposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the recent Budget. Not just because young people may be forced to give up smoking as cigar... »

AAP demands statement on Indians stranded in Iraq

Dos and don’ts for new BJP MPs

BJP wrests Junagadh civic body from Congress

AAP demands immediate dissolution of Delhi Assembly

BJP Govt has betrayed Palestine people: AAP

Don’t wish to be partner in defeat, says Rane

Kotaiah panel submits report on AP crop loans

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