Cook held for murder at Kumari Selja`s house

A 35-year-old cook has been arrested for murdering a man in the servant quarter of former union minister Kumari Selja`s house, police said on Tuesday.

Body found at Congress leader Kumari Selja`s house

A body of 42-year-old man was found at Congress leader Kumari Selja`s house in the national capital, as per news reports on Monday.

Kumari Selja`s fresh salvo at Bhupinder Singh Hooda after Haryana Congress debacle

Dissidence in Haryana Congress on Monday came to the fore with senior Congress leader Kumari Selja firing a fresh salvo at Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, saying he should have offered to resign owing moral responsibility for the party`s debacle in Haryana.

Selja hits out at Cong MLA from Ambala

Congress Rajya Sabha member Kumari Selja on Friday hit out at her party MLA Vinod Sharma, and said he "should not weaken the party" by giving "baseless statements" on development of Ambala.

Will strive to take all groups along: Kumari Selja

With infighting in Haryana Congress often coming to the fore in the past, former Union Minister Kumari Selja, who has been elected to Rajya Sabha, on Sunday said she would strive to take along all the groups and tell the people about the achievements of the UPA government.

No issue over Selja`s nomination to RS: Hooda

A day after his known critic Congress MP Kumari Selja filed her nomination to Rajya Sabha, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday said the decision was taken at the party level and the former Union Minister was "acceptable" to him like any other party leader.

`Haryana state polls will be held on completion of govt`s term`

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday said assembly elections in the state would be held after the Congress-led government completed its full term.

Rajya Sabha biennial polls: 11 aspirants likely to be elected unopposed

BJP leader Vijay Goel and two other party candidates from Rajasthan, six from Tamil Nadu and two from Jharkhand are likely to be elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha as Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Kumari Selja and Madhusudan Mistry were among those who entered the fray on Tuesday for the February 7 biennial polls.

Kumari Selja quits Union Ministry, to work for Congress ahead of polls

Kumari Selja, who has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, has quit the Union Council of Ministers to work in the party.

Congress names Selja, Sanjay Singh for Rajya Sabha

Union Minister Kumari Selja was today named Congress nominee for Rajya Sabha elections, putting an end to speculation that former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit could be brought to the Upper House from Haryana.

No justification for honour killings: Kumari Selja

Against the backdrop of the killing of a couple for honour in Haryana, Kumari Selja on Friday said such acts cannot be justified and there was a need to strictly deal with people indulging in such "horror killings".

Those in AC rooms should visit villages to see progress: Hooda

After Congress leaders attacked him over "tardy implementation of Centre policies for Dalit upliftment" Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda said those "in air condition should personally visit" villages.

Centre to table Rights bill in Parliament soon: Selja

Government would shortly table the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill in Parliament, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja on Saturday said.

Cong workers asked to work unitedly for UPA`s success at polls

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja on Saturday asked party leaders and workers to work unitedly for the success for the UPA in the Lok Sabha polls.

Urgent need to amend SC/ST Act: Kumari Selja

There is an urgent need to amend the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act to protect Dalits and tribals, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja said.

Disabled need to be treated more sensitively: Kumari Selja

People with disabilities must be given equal opportunities to contribute to society and treated more sensitively, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja said here Thursday.

Govt working to bring amendment to SC/ST Act: Selja

Govt is working to bring an amendment to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 for the benefit of backward communities, Kumari Selja said.

Bureaucrats, cops favour denial of bail, lowering juvenile age

Stricter punishment for gang-rape, denial of bail for crime against women and lowering juvenile age limit to 16 are among key recommendations made by top bureaucrats and police brass to government.

Plan Panel turns down ministry’s proposal of building old age homes

Planning Commission shot down a proposal of Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry to construct old age homes for indigent senior citizens, saying it did not fall under central government`s domain.

`Need to train people for conserving monuments`

Culture Minister Kumari Selja pitched the need for sensitising people and training professionals for conserving monuments of importance.