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Farmers’ issue rocks Upper House

Farmers’ issue rocks Upper House

New DelhiThe first full working day of Parliament in the budget session was rocked on Tuesday from disruptions by the Opposition creating...Read More

DMK in a fix as Congress seeks Rajya Sabha berth for Manmohan Singh

DMK in a fix as Congress seeks Rajya Sabha berth for Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh’s term in the Upper House had ended last week bringing to a close his 30-year long association with the house of elders fr...Read More

Politics 2018 is like whistling in the dark

Politics 2018 is like whistling in the dark

Much has been made, mainly in the media, at the NDA Government’s success in securing the victory of its candidate—Janata Dal (United) MP ...Read More

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Par passes bill to restoreoriginal SC/ST atrocity law

New Delhi : Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to overturn a Supreme Court order concerning certain safeguards against arrest under the...Read More

RS: Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah gagged over NRC

RS: Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah gagged over NRC

The day began with Congress leader Anand Sharma insisting on the Chair to expunge the remarks of Shah on Tuesday that all Prime Ministers...Read More

Maharashtra: Manikrao Thakre resigns as deputy chairman of council

Maharashtra: Manikrao Thakre resigns as deputy chairman of council

Mumbai: With eight days to go before his term as Member of Legislative Council (MLC) is set to expire on July 27 and not having been offe...Read More

Mumbai potholes: Chandrakant Patil apologises for remarks on bad roads

Mumbai potholes: Chandrakant Patil apologises for remarks on bad roads

Nagpur: Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil apologised on Monday in the Legislative Council for his remarks on pothole-ridden road...Read More

Maharashtra: Congress-NCP to lose two big posts in Upper House

Maharashtra: Congress-NCP to lose two big posts in Upper House

Mumbai: After the biennial poll on July 16 for 11 posts in the Upper House from the elected MLA constituency, opposition parties National...Read More

MLC Polls: Congress denies of Manikrao Thakre for biennial elections of Maharashtra’s upper house

MLC Polls: Congress denies of Manikrao Thakre for biennial elections of Maharashtra’s upper house

Nagpur: The Congress has denied renomination of Deputy Chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council Manikrao Thakre for the upcoming b...Read More

Maharashtra MLC election: Shiv Sena gambit to go solo pays off in MLC poll

Maharashtra MLC election: Shiv Sena gambit to go solo pays off in MLC poll

Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s gambit to go solo in all future elections is proving to be productive for the party as it ...Read More

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Need to maintain dignity of House, say retiring MP’s

New Delhi : Members in the Rajya Sabha, who will be retiring over the next few weeks, cut across party lines to stress the need for drawi...Read More

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Tussle in BJP to get into Rajya Sabha

New Delhi : A tussle has begun among the national office-bearers of the BJP to get into the Rajya Sabha in the biennial elections on Marc...Read More

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Come April, govt will be more comfortable in RS

The opposition in the Rajya Sabha may lose its edge in the numbers game and the power to stall any government bill, as the ruling BJP-led...Read More

PM Modi walks up to Manmohan in RS, shakes hands

PM Modi walks up to Manmohan in RS, shakes hands

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday shook hands with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh soon after the Rajya Sabha was a...Read More

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Naidu asks MPs not to talk during obituary references

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, who has been attempting to ensure discipline in the House, on Tuesday asked the members...Read More

Maharashtra: Opposition demands resignation of minister Mahadev Jankar

Maharashtra: Opposition demands resignation of minister Mahadev Jankar

Nagpur: Dhananjay Munde, leader of opposition in the Upper House alleged that the animal husbandry department was involved in corruption ...Read More

Maharashtra: Prasad Lad to be to be BJP’s dark horse for MLC bypoll

Maharashtra: Prasad Lad to be to be BJP’s dark horse for MLC bypoll

Mumbai: Narayan Rane, leader of National Democratic Alliance (NDA), while eager to become the member of Upper House of state legislature ...Read More

Mumbai: Clamour for Subhash Desai’s resignation over land scam

Mumbai: Clamour for Subhash Desai’s resignation over land scam

Mumbai: After allegations of corruption against senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Minister for Housing Prakash Mehta, the oppositi...Read More

Byculla jail superintendent Chandramani Indulkar, jailor officially suspended

Byculla jail superintendent Chandramani Indulkar, jailor officially suspended

Mumbai: Opposition Congress, NCP along with Sena legislators demanded a debate in the Upper House on the custodial death of Manjula Shety...Read More

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No plans to demonetise `2,000 notes, says Govt

New Delhi : There are no plans to demonetise the new Rs 2,000 currency notes, the government said on Wednesday scotching “rumours” to thi...Read More

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