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Force-feeding HC dismisses PIL to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena MPs

Aug 22, 2014

Force-feeding HC dismisses PIL to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena MPs

A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath rejected the petition, saying the petitioner Maulana Ansar Raza has not provided sufficient evidence to show that it is a public interest litigation (PIL). #Politics #India #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Delhi High Court #Shiv Sena #Arshad Zubair #ASG
Govt to introduce anti-hijack bill in next session of Parliament

Aug 20, 2014

Govt to introduce anti-hijack bill in next session of Parliament

A bill to award death penalty to hijackers and give the right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft which may be used as a missile is likely to be brought in Parliament in the next session. #India #P. Chidambaram #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #parliament #Ashok Gajapathi Raju #Anti-Hijacking Bill
Congress leader KV Thomas takes over as new PAC Chairman

Aug 20, 2014

Congress leader KV Thomas takes over as new PAC Chairman

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas today took over as the new Chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee. #Politics #India #CAG #PAC #BJP #Murli Manohar Joshi #Rajya Sabha #Lok Sabha #parliament #KV Thomas
Sachin, Rekha's absence from Rajya Sabha unjustified Javed

Aug 19, 2014

Sachin, Rekha's absence from Rajya Sabha unjustified Javed

Noted lyricist and Rajya Sabha member Javed Akhtar today joined the list of MPs attacking cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood diva Rekha for remaining absent from the House, saying it is unjustifiable. #Rajya Sabha #Sachin Tendulkar #Javed Akhtar #Rekha #parliament
Alliance with RJD, Cong will continue after bypolls Sharad Yadav

Aug 19, 2014

Alliance with RJD, Cong will continue after bypolls Sharad Yadav

With the continuity of alliance between JD(U), RJD and Congress beyond the Assembly by-elections hotly debated, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said it would make a long journey and the Bihar experience would serve as an example for others to follow. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Sharad Yadav #RSS #Lalu Prasad #JD(U)

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L Rajagopal and a brief history of Parliamentary battles

Feb 13, 2014

L Rajagopal and a brief history of Parliamentary battles

The fight between legislators in the Rajya Sabha brought back not so fond memories of similar incidents in the past. Here's a brief history. #Rajya Sabha #Electoral reforms #Speaker #Assembly
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Aug 08, 2012

How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Here's why coal gate and CAG will ensure that nothing productive is going to happen in the monsoon session of Parliament. #Manmohan Singh #CAG #Rajya Sabha #InMyOpinion #Lok Sabha #parliament #Monsoon session #Coal-gate

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How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Aug 16, 2014

11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March 2015

Government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies; Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Home Affiars Kiren Rijiju said online appli...
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Aug 08, 2014

Parliament Live: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over remarks by TDP MP on how women must dress

Parliament Live: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over remarks by TDP MP on how women must dres...
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Aug 05, 2014

India's forgotten solidarity with Palestine

In the face of troublingly muted international criticism of Israel's relentless recent assaults on the corralled civilian populace of Gaza, the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) managed to pass a resolution to launch a probe into possibl... #Israel #United Nations #India #Palestine #Bharatiya Janata Party #United Nations Human Rights Council #Lok Sabha