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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)
Return to the fold? Amar Singh meets SP chief Mulayam

Aug 19, 2014

Return to the fold? Amar Singh meets SP chief Mulayam

After sharing dias with SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav earlier this month, former party leader Amar Singh on Tuesday had a closed door meeting with the national president again at his residence. #Politics #Amar Singh #Rajya Sabha #PoliticalPlay #Samajwadi Party #Mulayam Singh Yadav
To enhance vote secrecy, Election Commission wants new machines

Aug 17, 2014

To enhance vote secrecy, Election Commission wants new machines

The Election Commission wants to use a new machine to enhance secrecy of votes during counting which prevents disclosure of voting pattern. #India #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Ravi Shankar Prasad #EVMs #Totaliser
Judicial supremacy Vs Parliament Why NJAC is better than the collegium system

Aug 16, 2014

Judicial supremacy Vs Parliament Why NJAC is better than the collegium system

While the National Judicial Appointment Commission may not be the best way of appointing judges, we can't make the good the enemy of the best. It is anyway a darn sight better than the opaque collegium system of appointing judges. #BJP #Rajya Sabha #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #CJI #parliament #Law Minister #NDA #Modi government #National Judicial Appointments Bill #Constitutional Amendment

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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