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Civil court directs B S Yeddyurappa, Union minister to give voice samples

Civil court directs B S Yeddyurappa, Union minister to give voice samples

A city civil court on Saturday directed Karnataka BJP President B S Yeddyurappa and Union minister Ananth Kumar to appear before the investigation officer in a case of collecting "ill-gotten money" to give voice samples within a week.

AIADMK MP seeks CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

AIADMK MP seeks CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

An AIADMK member in Lok Sabha today demanded a CBI probe into the "mysterious" death of party supremo J Jayalalithaa, with a Union Minister saying it was a matter of "great concern"

 

Government removes duty anomalies to boost medical devices manufacturing: Minister

The government has removed anomalies in the duty structure to boost manufacturing of medical devices, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananth Kumar said today.

Embrace digital economy as a way of life: PM Modi appeals to nation

Embrace digital economy as a way of life: PM Modi appeals to nation

The Prime Minister also asked BJP MPs to go to their respective constituencies and spread the word on the benefits of a cash less economy.

Not a single notice from Rahul Gandhi to speak in House: Ananth Kumar

Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Wednesday wondered how Rahul Gandhi can claim he is not being allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha when he has not submitted a single notice to the table office of the House.

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Narendra Modi of "personal corruption"; BJP calls him `frustrated`, seeks apology

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Narendra Modi of "personal corruption"; BJP calls him `frustrated`, seeks apology

Senior ministers including Manohar Parrikar, Ananth Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar went ballistic at Rahul Gandhi.

West Bengal will give befitting reply to Mamata Banerjee: BJP

West Bengal will give befitting reply to Mamata Banerjee: BJP

Expressing dissatisfaction, the opposition staged a brief walkout from the House.

BJP ministers to meet party MPs to brief them about demonetization

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers will be meeting the lawmakers of their party in the coming days to brief them about the government`s demonetisation drive.

Congress leads protest march to PM's residence against demonetization

Congress leads protest march to PM's residence against demonetization

This government has courtesy this move brought in a feudal landlord system, whereby the earnings of the poor are being snatched," said Banerjee during the protest at the Jantar Mantar.

Need to resolve carefully inter-state water row: Ananth Kumar

Need to resolve carefully inter-state water row: Ananth Kumar

More than protests, there is a need to create broader awareness about Karnataka and its concerns at the Centre and judiciary, Ananth Kumar said.

Govt briefs MPs of all-party delegation for Jammu and Kashmir

Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting and also discussed the itinerary of the Kashmir visit that begins on Sunday. 

Union Minister Kumar flays Digvijay Singh for supporting Amnesty

Kumar did not name the organisation, however it was a veiled reference to Amnesty International, whose Indian chapter is facing sedition charges over alleged raising of anti-India slogans by its members during an event on Kashmir.

GST Bill listed in Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage on Wednesday

GST Bill listed in Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage on Wednesday

The government is keen to get the GST Bill approved during the Monsoon Session of Parliament ending on August 12.

Chinese incursion along Uttarakhand border figures in Lok Sabha

The opposition Congress, Samajwadi Party and Trinamool Congress on Thursday raised in the Lok Sabha the incursion by Chinese troops along the Uttarakhand border earlier this month.

 Seers, religious orders need to work towards a modern India: PM Modi

Seers, religious orders need to work towards a modern India: PM Modi

 Seers and the various religious orders can play a major role in making India modern and prosperous, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, noting that many of them have taken up public welfare works like building toilets and providing health care facilities.

BJP, Congress demand derecognition of AAP

 BJP and Congress on Thursday joined hands to demand derecognition of Aam Aadmi Party by the Election Commission over using the image of the Golden Temple on its youth manifesto and the recent case of suicide of by its woman activist over an alleged case of sexual exploitation.

BJP appoints Rakesh Singh as party's chief whip in Lok Sabha

 Rakesh Singh, the BJP MP from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, was today appointed as party's chief whip in Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha to take up bills on NEET on July 19: Government

 Two important bills that seek to replace ordinances to keep state boards out of the ambit of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for this academic year will be taken up in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs S.S. Ahluwalia said on Monday.

Govt has decided to reduce prices of key fertilisers: Ananth Kumar

Govt has decided to reduce prices of key fertilisers: Ananth Kumar

The government has decided to reduce prices of key fertilisers like Diammonium Phosphate (DAP), Muriate of Potash (MOP) and Nitrogen Phosphate and Potash composition (NPK), Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar said on Saturday.

Union Minister Ananth Kumar targets Kerala govt over crime against women

Kumar urged the Kerala government to rise above politics and go for a CBI probe into the heinous crime that occurred nearby Perumbavoor last week.