'No mention of luminaries like Rumi, St Francis in education system'

Delivering a lecture at an event organized by Madras Bar Association on "The Four Pillars of Education", he said the absence of spiritual teachings in a curriculum could lead to a situation fostering 'revivalist regimes.'

Sachin Tendulkar plans to own luxury waterfront villa in Kerala
Sachin Tendulkar plans to own luxury waterfront villa in Kerala

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar plans to own a luxury waterfront villa in 'God's own country.'

Goa MP Shantaram Naik accuses Defence Ministry of land grab

Goa`s lone Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik on Saturday accused the defence ministry of trying to "grab" six lakh sq metres of land in a village for setting up a permanent venue for Defence Expo and Aero India shows.

BJP's MJ Akbar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP

BJP's national spokesman M J Akbar, who won the Rajya Sabha bypolls from Jharkhand earlier this month, took oath as a Rajya Sabha member today.

Army needs to get its act together in Northeast: RS MP

Questioning the leadership of the Indian Army's 3 Corps in wake of the deadly ambush in Manipur, Rajya Sabha MP and member of the Standing Committee on Defence Rajeev Chandrasekhar today said the force needs to get its act together in the Northeast.

Cong demands suspension of Sanjay Raut as Rajya Sabha MP

Hitting out at Shiv Sena leader and editor of party mouthpiece Saamana, Sanjay Raut, for demanding revocation of voting rights of Muslims, Congress today sought his immediate suspension from the official post as Rajya Sabha MP.

Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave
Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave

Rajya Sabha MP and social activist Anil Madhav Dave in an interview with OneWorld South Asia said that the impact of climate change is very severe on the aquatic life of river Narmada.

'Faulty selection of candidates led to Congress defeat in Jharkhand'

Rajya Sabha member and former JPCC president Pradip Kumar Balmuchu Friday said that "irregularities" in selection of candidates was one of the reasons behind Congress' debacle in the recently concluded Jharkhand Assembly elections.

Saradha scam: Mamata's key aide Srinjoy Bose held, TMC hits back, calls 'CBI a political tool'
Saradha scam: Mamata's key aide Srinjoy Bose held, TMC hits back, calls 'CBI a political tool'

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's key aide Srinjoy Bose in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam.

Vijay Goel 'active' again in Delhi BJP

Former Delhi BJP president and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel, who had been keeping a low profile, has revived interest in the affairs of the party's state unit, after party chief Amit Shah is believed to have asked him to be "active" for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Chit fund scam: CBI arrests one, raids Rajya Sabha MP's residence

CBI on Tuesday arrested a middleman after recovering cash of over Rs 14 lakh and two gold biscuits from his residence during searches conducted at 18 locations including the home of a Rajya Sabha MP in connection with its probe into the Seashore group's alleged chit fund scam.

Welcome CBI search, will help in truth to come out: Mohapatra

Rajya Sabha MP Pyarimohan Mohapatra, whose residence here was searched by CBI on Tuesday in connection with the multi-crore rupees ponzi scam, said some people have launched a "campaign" against him and the searches will help in bringing out the truth.

Red Corner notice against RS MP KVP Ramchandra Rao in titanium contract case

The Interpol on Wednesday issued a Red Corner notice against Congress MP in Rajya Sabha KVP Ramchandra Rao in connection with in connection with his role in an international corruption scheme involving bribes worth $18.5 million to government officials to allow the mining of titanium minerals in Andhra Pradesh.

Rajya Sabha MP among six charged in US corruption case

A Congress MP is among six persons charged in the US in an alleged international racketeering conspiracy involving bribes worth USD 18.5 million to state and central government officials in India.

Disgruntled Ramkripal Yadav quits all RJD posts; Misa to contest from Patliputra

Disgruntled Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Ramkripal Yadav on Saturday resigned from all party posts after he was denied a Lok Sabha ticket from the Patliputra constituency.

Medical scam: Delhi HC refuses extension of interim bail to Rasheed Masood

Delhi High Court on Monday refused to extend the interim bail granted to Congress leader Rasheed Masood in medical seat quota scam case.

LTC scam: RS MP refutes charges against him

Janata Dal (United) MP Anil Sahani, who has been named in a CBI FIR related to fake travel claims scam, on Saturday refuted the allegations against him claiming he himself was a victim of the fraud committed by his staff.

K D Singh elected new IHF president

Rajya Sabha MP Kanwar Deep Singh was unanimously elected as the president of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) for a four-year term in the Annual General Meeting held on Monday.

Ghosh asks Trinamool leadership to revoke suspension

Kunal Ghosh, suspended from the party, Sunday said he has pleaded with the party leadership for withdrawal of the punitive action against him.

SP leader Mohan Singh cremated

Last rites of Rajya Sabha member Mohan Singh were on Tuesday performed on the banks of Saryu River near his native village Jainagar.