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Centre warns of terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, alerts J&K govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:25

There are intelligence inputs which suggest threat of terrorist attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Police-public ratio in India is 136.42 per one lakh population

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:13

The sanctioned and actual strength of police personnel at all-India level per one lakh population is 181.47 and 136.42 respectively, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Many Indian languages threatened under globalization pressure: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:10

Many Indian languages have become threatened and even endangered under the pressure of globalization, the Centre told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

New national policy for senior citizens under finalisation: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:08

The new National Policy for Senior Citizens is under finalisation, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Growing attacks on people from Northeast find echo in LS

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:14

The issue of growing attacks and sexual assaults on people from the Northeast in different parts of the country, especially in Delhi, was raised in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a Congress member.

Govt, Congress spar over LoP issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:54

The government cried foul against the opposition Congress party, for casting aspersions against the Speaker over the contentious issue of Leader of Opposition post in the Lok Sabha.

Furore in Parliament over judicial appointments

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:01

Amid furore created by AIADMK members in Parliament for the second day running, Government on Tuesday admitted that a Supreme Court collegium during the UPA rule had recommended extension of a judge in Tamil Nadu who was under corruption cloud.

Women`s participation in workforce is half of men: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:10

The participation of women in the workforce is less than half of men, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Ashok Chavan elected to executive panel of CPP

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:47

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan was on Monday elected to the Executive Committee of the Congress Party in Parliament in polls which saw former Union ministers Kodikunnil Suresh and Rajiv Shukla become secretaries from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha respectively.

All rivers are as divine as Ganga, says Bharti

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:33

All rivers are divine and the government will not neglect any of them in its zeal to rejuvenate Ganga, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Finance Bill expected to be passed by parliament on July 28

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:27

The Finance bill, whose passage signals the end of the budgetary exercise, is coming up for discussion in the Lok Sabha on July 24 and 25, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prakash Javadekar told reporters.

`BJP`s LS seats in Bengal will become zero in next polls`

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:57

Attacking the BJP for hiking fuel prices and railway fares, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the two seats the party won in the state in the recent Lok Sabha polls will be reduced to zero in the next general elections.