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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)
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
Nariman slams bills on judges appointment, says will petition SC

Aug 14, 2014

Nariman slams bills on judges appointment, says will petition SC

Nariman, a former nominated member of Parliament, has said many lawyers including him will challenge the legislations in the Supreme Court. #India #Rajya Sabha #Supreme Court #Ravi Shankar Prasad #parliament #Fali S Nariman
Rajya Sabha Jaya Bachchan objects to RJ's mimicking MPs

Aug 14, 2014

Rajya Sabha Jaya Bachchan objects to RJ's mimicking MPs

Parliamentarian Jaya Bachchan Thursday raised the issue of radio jockeys of private FM channels mimicking MPs and said their "objectionable" language was not "palatable". #Jaya Bachchan #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #MPs #Radio Jockeys #Unpardonable language