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100 bridges on the verge of collapse: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

100 bridges on the verge of collapse: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadakari said his ministry had last year launched a special project to create data of all bridges and culverts in the country as part of the steps to avert mishaps.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted over political development in Bihar

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted over political development in Bihar

The House had to be adjourned for 25 minutes, just five minutes after it met for the day at 11 am.

Jul 27, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Schools reduced to just come, eat and go: Javadekar

Many schools had become just mid-day meal schools and the students were not failed or detained in a particular class, after the passage of Right to Education law, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi sits in Rajya Sabha even during adjournment, chats with Opposition MPs

PM Narendra Modi sits in Rajya Sabha even during adjournment, chats with Opposition MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remained seated in the Rajya Sabha even during adjournment of 15 minutes on Thursday.

Dec 01, 2016, 15:01 PM IST
AAP has become shelter of comedians not having ideology, says BJP

AAP has become shelter of comedians not having ideology, says BJP

Taking a strong exception to Bhagwant Mann for uploading a video on social media showing the Parliament premises and internal security positions, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has become a shelter of comedians which doesn`t have an ideology.

Jul 22, 2016, 09:25 AM IST

Deputy SP suicide: Opposition continues to disrupt Karnataka Assembly

As the standoff over the alleged suicide by a Deputy Superintendent of Police persisted.

Jul 15, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Congress boycotts Question Hour in Rajasthan Assembly

Congress legislators in the Rajasthan Assembly today boycotted the Question Hour, demanding action against two BJP MLAs for their alleged derogatory remarks against Rahul Gandhi.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:32 PM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker disallows Question Hour adjournment notices

Lok Sabha Speaker Monday disallowed notices of adjournment of Question Hour on issues ranging from price rise and alleged anti-India sentiments in Nepal.

Nov 30, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Ruckus hits UP Assembly's Question Hour, 3rd time in Monsoon Session

The entire Question Hour was today washed out for the third time in the Monsoon session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly amidst an uproar by opposition parties over various issues.

Aug 21, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

Monsoon session of Parliament headed for a complete washout?

The monsoon session of Parliament is headed for a complete washout as the logjam persisted on Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Delhi Assembly Budget Session: Question hour on two days only

New Delhi: The question hour in the six-day long Budget session of the Delhi Assembly, which begins Tuesday, will be held on two days only due to delay in issuing the notification for the session.

Jun 22, 2015, 23:50 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt over net neutrality, Prasad returns fire

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt over net neutrality, Prasad returns fire

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi raised the issue of net neutrality in the Parliament on Wednesday and accused the Narendra Modi govt of trying to give away internet space to corporates.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

All Northeast state capitals propose to be connected with Railways

Railways is aiming at connecting all state capitals of North East by a train network, government told Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Mar 13, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

Issue of adjournment motion notices raises heat in Lok Sabha

Noisy scenes were witnessed in Lok Sabha on Wednesday as the government expressed concern over members frequently giving notices for adjournment motion, eliciting sharp response from Opposition members.

Mar 11, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Industrial units shutdown hit 6,400 workers in last 3 yrs:Govt

Closure of industrial units have affected over 6,400 workers in different parts of the country in the last three years, the government said today.

Mar 02, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Two Congress MPs in Rajya Sabha differ on bogus voters; others left amused

Two Congress members on Friday openly expressed differences in Rajya Sabha over the existence of bogus voters in the electoral roll, leaving others amused.

Feb 27, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

Congress gives notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha

In the first salvo against the government in Parliament on the land acquisition ordinance, Congress on Monday gave a notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday to discuss the

Feb 24, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

Efforts on to improve physical infra in tribal areas: Govt

For the welfare of tribals, the government is taking various measures to improve physical infrastructure and address issues in the areas of education, health and livelihood, Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Govt constantly monitors utilisation of welfare schemes

The government on Friday said it constantly monitors implementation of welfare schemes with the state governments and implementing agencies to improve utilisation of allocated funds.

Dec 19, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

No report from US embassy about Delhi's air pollution: Govt

Government on Thrusday denied having received any report from the US embassy about Delhi's air pollution level, but admitted that air quality deteriorates during Diwali.

Dec 11, 2014, 15:37 PM IST