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Kerala elections and sex scandals: Here's why the Saritha S Nair case is not novel

Feb 04, 2016

Kerala elections and sex scandals: Here's why the Saritha S Nair case is not novel

As the revelations made by Saritha S Nair pose a major threat to the poll prospects of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, stories of two other women that had upset the UDF apple cart in the past elections come to the fore. #NewsTracker #VS Achuthanandan #AK Antony #United Democratic Front #PJ Kurien #Saritha S Nair #Biju Ramesh #MK Muneer #Suryanelli sex scandal #PK Kunhalikutty #K Ajitha #ET Mohammed Basheer #KPA Majeed #Kozhikode ice cream parlour sex racket case
Ayodhya temple row: Opposition hits out at BJP, RSS in Rajya Sabha

Dec 23, 2015

Ayodhya temple row: Opposition hits out at BJP, RSS in Rajya Sabha

Opposition Congress, SP and JD-U in Rajya Sabha today raised the issue of stones arriving in Ayodhya from Gujarat and Rajasthan for construction of the Ram Temple, forcing a brief adjournment. #Uttar Pradesh #Mayawati #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Naqvi #PJ Kurien #KC Tyagi #zero hour #Ayodhya temple #Adityanath
DDCA row: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice due to Congress protesting against Arun Jaitley

Dec 22, 2015

DDCA row: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice due to Congress protesting against Arun Jaitley

Congress on Tuesday continued to press for the resignation of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha over alleged irregularities in Delhi cricket body DDCA for the second day, forcing two adjournments before noon. #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #parliament #Winter session #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #Kirti Azad #PJ Kurien #Kumari Selja #DDCA #Juvenile Justice Bill
'No one will resign': Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi rules out Arun Jaitley's ouster over DDCA issue

Dec 21, 2015

'No one will resign': Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi rules out Arun Jaitley's ouster over DDCA issue

Government on Monday categorically ruled out resignation of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over allegations of corruption in Delhi cricket body DDCA which he headed till 2013, as Congress members disrupted proceedings of Rajya Sabha. #Congress #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Arvind Kejriwal #Hamid Ansari #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi #PJ Kurien #Delhi and District Cricket Association
From Jaitley-Kurien spat to Congress' anti-govt barbs: No let up in Rajya Sabha adjournments

Aug 10, 2015

From Jaitley-Kurien spat to Congress' anti-govt barbs: No let up in Rajya Sabha adjournments

Slogan shouting by Congress and heated exchanges between them and the treasury benches over issues like appointment of Governors to Bihar and Himachal Pradesh without consulting Chief Ministers led to adjournment of Rajya Sabha till noon on Monday. #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #parliament #Monsoon session #PJ Kurien
Parliament logjam: Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment over Lalitgate, Vyapam scam

Jul 31, 2015

Parliament logjam: Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment over Lalitgate, Vyapam scam

Opposition Congress on Friday forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha for about 40 minutes as its members created a furore demanding the resignation of ministers allegedly involved in Lalitgate and Vyapam scam before these issues could be taken up for discussion. #Congress #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #parliament #Parliament logjam #PJ Kurien #Vyapam scam
'The Chair is helpless': Day 2 of Parliament session was a complete washout

Jul 22, 2015

'The Chair is helpless': Day 2 of Parliament session was a complete washout

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha PJ Kurien, after several disruptions, finally gave up and adjourned the Parliament for the day. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #didyouknow #Lok Sabha #parliament #Monsoon session #PJ Kurien #Sumitra Mahajan
Real Estate Bill: United Opposition forces deferment in Rajya Sabha

May 05, 2015

Real Estate Bill: United Opposition forces deferment in Rajya Sabha

The controversial Real Estate Bill, that seeks to regulate realty business, was on Tuesday put off indefinitely after a united opposition insisted on sending it to a Select Committee of Parliament in Rajya Sabha where the ruling NDA is in a minority. #Politics #India #UPA #Rajya Sabha #Derek O'Brien #PJ Kurien #Select Committee #Real Estate Bill
Privilege notice against DNA, Tehelka for report on Rajya Sabha TV

Apr 29, 2015

Privilege notice against DNA, Tehelka for report on Rajya Sabha TV

Sixty MPs belonging to various parties have given a privilege notice in Rajya Sabha seeking action against a daily newspaper and a weekly over publication of "false, fabricated and malicious" reports about the functioning of Rajya Sabha television, but the government advocated caution. #India #NewsTracker #parliament #Tehelka #DNA #PJ Kurien #Rajya Sabha TV
Govt assures relief for farmers hit by rain, hailstorms

Mar 19, 2015

Govt assures relief for farmers hit by rain, hailstorms

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government has full sympathy with the farmers in this hour of natural crisis and the Centre would take all possible steps. #Economy #Congress #Digvijaya Singh #Sitaram Yechury #Narendra Modi #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Land Acquisition Act #Trinamool Congress #Arun Jaitley #PJ Kurien #hailstorm #Unseasonal rains