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14 nominations filed for Gurdaspur bypoll; 9 on last day

14 nominations filed for Gurdaspur bypoll; 9 on last day

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on September 25 and the last for withdrawal of candidature is September 27.

Sonia Gandhi should have written to RJD, SP on women's bill: BJP

Sonia Gandhi should have written to RJD, SP on women's bill: BJP

Gandhi had yesterday written to Modi, urging him to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in the Lok Sabha by taking advantage of the BJP's majority in the House and also promising her party's support to the legislation.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

While Adityanath represented the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, Maurya represented the Phulpur (Allahabad) constituency.

Naga peace talks reach final stage, Assembly polls 2018 could be postponed

Stating that the Naga people want a settlement at any cost, Rio stated that he himself had repeatedly said in parliament that the central government should pursue the talks and the settlement should come before the assembly elections.

Rahul Gandhi's latest gaffe - 'Number of seats in Lok Sabha is 546'

Rahul Gandhi's latest gaffe - 'Number of seats in Lok Sabha is 546'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had a slip of the tongue while addressing the students at the University of California in Berkeley.

Mamata Banerjee slams CBI over Narada scam accused Sultan Ahmed's cardiac arrest

Mamata Banerjee slams CBI over Narada scam accused Sultan Ahmed's cardiac arrest

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed, who died on Monday, had been under extreme pressure as he was being probed by the CBI in connection with Narada case. 

Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath to flag off Lucknow Metro on September 5

Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath to flag off Lucknow Metro on September 5

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will flag off the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro here on September 5.

Yogi  Adityanath, two deputies to fight Legislative Council by-polls

Yogi Adityanath, two deputies to fight Legislative Council by-polls

The five BJP candidates are not members of either House of the state legislature. They have to become members of either House by September 19, six months from the date they were sworn in as ministers.

Working on plan to beat Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat: BJP

As part of the "Mission 80" strategy, the BJP is eyeing to win 80 of the total 119 Assembly seats and 15 out of 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in the elections, due in 2019, Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said.

TRS not joining NDA, says party leader A P Jithender Reddy

TRS not joining NDA, says party leader A P Jithender Reddy

The ruling TRS in Telangana is not interested in joining the NDA, and its support to the BJP-led government at the Centre would continue to be issue- based, says a senior party leader.

Learnt 'bitter lessons' in Rajya Sabha elections: Congress leader Ahmed Patel

Learnt 'bitter lessons' in Rajya Sabha elections: Congress leader Ahmed Patel

"It was the toughest electoral battle of my career. I have fought five Lok Sabha elections and four Rajya Sabha, but this was the toughest," the 67-year-old Patel admitted.

 

Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

The month-long Monsoon Session of Parliament ended on Friday, with the two houses recording a dip in productivity compared with the last session.

Our armed forces have adequate defence equipment, prepared to face any eventuality: Arun Jaitley

Our armed forces have adequate defence equipment, prepared to face any eventuality: Arun Jaitley

Amid the ongoing stand-off going between Indian and Chinese military at Doklam, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday assured the Lok Sabha that India Army has enough force to tackle any kind of situation and are prepared to face any eventuality. 

Govt has not written off single rupee of corporate loans: FM

Govt has not written off single rupee of corporate loans: FM

He told the Lok Sabha that writing off a loan was a commercial decision of banks and added that there has been no scheme of farm loan waiver by the Centre since 2014.

Govt considering allowing girl students at Sainik schools

During the Question Hour, the Minister of State for Defence said there were 26 Sainik schools in the country and proposals are pending for setting up 21 more such schools.

Centre mulling taking girls into Sainik Schools, NDA: Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre

The Centre is considering a proposal to give admission to girl students in Sainik Schools and the National Defence Academy (NDA), Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said on Friday.

Trinamool Congress MP Shatabdi Roy seeks equal treatment to women in films, sports

Trinamool Congress MP Shatabdi Roy seeks equal treatment to women in films, sports

Trinamool Congress MP Shatabdi Roy on Thursday rued in Lok Sabha over alleged discrimination against women in the country, saying the fairer gender should be treated equally in all spheres of life, including films and sports.

610 textile mills shut with over 3 lakh workers on payrolls

However, he said the details of closure of textile units in the decentralised sectors viz powerloom etc. Are not available.

PM Narendra Modi reprimands BJP MPs over attendance in Parliament, says 'Amit Shah is here, all your leisure days are over'

PM Narendra Modi reprimands BJP MPs over attendance in Parliament, says 'Amit Shah is here, all your leisure days are over'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reprimanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs for frequently remaining absent from the both Houses of Parliament.

Smriti Irani attacks Sonia Gandhi, says Congress president 'bent on proving blood thicker than water'

Smriti Irani attacks Sonia Gandhi, says Congress president 'bent on proving blood thicker than water'

PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for the creation of a "new India" free of corruption and poverty by 2022.