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Congress prepares to take on govt over nuclear deal issue in upcoming Parliament session

Jan 28, 2015

Congress prepares to take on govt over nuclear deal issue in upcoming Parliament session

The issue of operationalising the Indo-US civil nuclear deal will echo in Parliament when Budget session begins on 23 February. #Politics #Barack Obama #Congress #BJP #US #NewsTracker #parliament #NDA #Anand Sharma #US President #Budget Session #Indo-US nuclear deal #PM Narendra Modi
Republic Day celebrations: Govt offices to be closed early on 25 & 29 January

Jan 23, 2015

Republic Day celebrations: Govt offices to be closed early on 25 & 29 January

Central government offices in and around North and South block will be closed early on Sunday and Thursday for making arrangements for the Republic Day parade and Beating Retreat ceremony. #India #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Republic Day #Shastri Bhavan #Rail Bhawan #Parliament House
Ordinances not an issue for investors, they're extremely happy, says Jaitley at WEF

Jan 23, 2015

Ordinances not an issue for investors, they're extremely happy, says Jaitley at WEF

On whether a joint session of Parliament could be called to clear reforms, Jaitley said: "I am not saying it is a possibility as I hope that the situation does not arise." #Economy #India #BJP #Rajya Sabha #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #parliament #Reforms #WEF #Davos #Ordinances
May opt for Joint Parliament session if insurance reforms delayed, says Jaitley

Jan 23, 2015

May opt for Joint Parliament session if insurance reforms delayed, says Jaitley

Regarding the ordinance that hikes the FDI cap from 26 percent to 49 percent in the insurance sector, Jaitley said it was done to "drive home a point that decisions cannot be held on account of disruptions in Parliament". #FDI #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Insurance Bill #Joint parliament session #Insurance reforms
Nepal steps up security in Kathmandu fearing more trouble in parliament

Jan 22, 2015

Nepal steps up security in Kathmandu fearing more trouble in parliament

Nepal stepped up security in the capital and put police on alert on Thursday, anticipating trouble both inside parliament and on the streets because of planned protests by the opposition. #NewsTracker #Nepal #Security #parliament #Protests #Kathmandu #clashes #trouble

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Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

May 17, 2014

Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

More interestingly, the 55 or so seats that the allies bring to the National Democratic Alliance give Modi leverage inside the BJP. He can afford to alienate or push away those elements inimical to him or his policies. #HowThisWorks #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #parliament #policies #Lok Sabha Election Results 2014
377 verdict Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Dec 12, 2013

377 verdict Gay sex against nature? Look around, get a life

Clearly, homosexuality is as natural as anything observed in nature and not an individual "lifestyle" choice. But a lot of us demand human conduct to be far above bestial standards. #HowThisWorks #India #Supreme Court #parliament #Animals #LGBT rights #Section 377 #Nature #criminalising homosexuality #Amazonian river dolphin