Food Security Bill in Lok Sabha today, Sonia makes rare speak

 Food Security Bill in Lok Sabha today, Sonia makes  rare speak

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to make a rare speech in Parliament if the government’s flagship Food Security Bill is discussed in the Lok Sabha today.The Bill was tabled in Parliament last week but has not been taken up for discussion due to repeated disruptions. In Tuesday, the opposition BJP targeted the government […]

Parliament likely to counter Pak’s resolution on “India aggression”

Parliament likely to counter Pak’s resolution on “India aggression”

New Delhi: Parliament is likely today to pass a resolution against Pakistan, condemning the recent ambush of five Indian soldiers in Poonch in Kashmir, and a series of violations by Pakistan of the ceasefire along the Line of Control. India’s action today will counter a resolution issued in Islamabad on Tuesday which criticised “the unprovoked aggression […]

INS Sindhurakshak fire, explosion: 18 navymen feared dead

INS Sindhurakshak fire, explosion: 18 navymen feared dead

Mumbai: A huge explosion and fire have destroyed India’s most advanced diesel-electric submarine, the INS Sindhurakshak, which was docked at a high-security military dockyard in Mumbai. About 18 sailors are feared killed in the vessel, which tilted and has sunk nose down. Defence Minister AK Antony confirmed the death of sailors outside Parliament this morning but […]

Ishrat Jahan case: IPS officer Pandey surrenders before CBI court in Ahmedabad

Ishrat Jahan case: IPS officer Pandey surrenders before CBI court in Ahmedabad

Newdelhi: Senior IPS officer of Gujarat PP Pandey surrenders before a special CBI court in Ahmedabad today in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Pandey, an Additional Director General of Police in the state has surrendered a day after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the Supreme Court on Monday. Apex court […]

Centre seeks review of SC judgement disqualifying convicted MPs, MLAs

Centre seeks review of SC judgement disqualifying convicted MPs, MLAs

Newdelhi: The Centre has moved the Supreme Court seeking a relook of two landmark judgements disqualifying convicted MPs and MLAs and debarring arrested persons from contesting polls. The Centre contended that protecting convicted MPs and MLAs from disqualification during pendency of appeal is necessary to protect the House and to ensure that governance is not […]

Noisy scenes over several issues force House adjournment till noon

Noisy scenes over several issues force House adjournment till noon

Newdelhi: Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned for one hour till noon on different issues. As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day BJP members raised the issue of violence in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Raising the matter, Yogi Adityanath alleged that the state has moved back to 1990 situation, […]

Chandy should resign if he has any commitment to people: Karat

Chandy should resign if he has any commitment to people: Karat

Thiruvananthapuram: Demanding resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over the solar scam, CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat on Monday said the Congress was setting a “shameless” standard of not accepting responsibility for “what is happening right under its nose.” Addressing a massive gathering of Left Democratic Front workers, who laid a siege in front […]

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