No democracy in Congress' DNA: Govt on Sonia's 'murder of democracy' remark

Government on Tuesday hit back at Congress after Sonia Gandhi called the suspension of 25 party MPs from the Lok Sabha "murder of democracy", saying there was no democracy in the DNA of the Opposition party which is ruled by "maa-beta" (mother-son).

No slaughter house in Chhattisgarh till BJP is in power: CM

 The Chhattisgarh Government is committed to protection of cows and no slaughter house will be allowed to come up in the BJP-ruled State, Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said.

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid protest over suspension of 25 Congress MPs

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day after opposition members on Tuesday raised slogans against the government and accused it of being "dictatorial".

Suspension of 25 Congress MPs: Several opposition parties boycott Lok Sabha proceedings

Several Opposition parties on Tuesday boycotted the Lok Sabha proceedings to protest against the Speaker's decision to suspend 25 Congress parliamentarians for disrupting Parliament.

Lok Sabha Speaker likely to revoke suspension of 25 Congress MPs tomorrow: Reports
Lok Sabha Speaker likely to revoke suspension of 25 Congress MPs tomorrow: Reports

After much hullabaloo over the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan might revoke her order on Wednesday, reports said on Tuesday.

Suspension of 25 Congress members echoes in Lok Sabha

The suspension of 25 Congress MPs and the resultant boycott by several parties had its echo in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday with a BJD member making a strong plea against taking up any legislative business in the absence of the opposition.

Somnath Bharti's attitude towards women has always been derogatory: BJP

BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Tuesday criticised Somnath Bharti's 'safer Delhi for beautiful women' remark, saying the AAP MLA has a prolonged history of making such statements and his attitude towards women has always been derogatory.

Bihar Legislative Council adjourned after ruckus over Khagaria incident

The Bihar Legislative Council was adjourned till Wednesday noon after BJP legislators created ruckus on Tuesday over the Khagaria incident, in which musclemen attacked people belonging to Scheduled Caste, demolished their hutments and allegedly committed atrocities on women.

Birender Singh takes potshots at Sonia Gandhi, says it takes time to adjust after losing power

Rural Development Minister Birender Singh on Tuesday took potshots at Sonia Gandhi over her "murder of democracy" remarks against Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan saying it takes some time for a person to adjust after losing power.

AIIMS row: Jammu bandh enters fifth day, protests continue

Amid protests, Jammu witnessed a shutdown for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday as the agitation led by AIIMS Coordination Committee, demanding an AIIMS in the region, continued unabated.

Modi govt ready to accept recommendations of Parliamentary panel on land bill
Modi govt ready to accept recommendations of Parliamentary panel on land bill

Government on Tuesday expressed readiness to accept recommendations of the Parliamentary panel on land bill, which restored provisions of the UPA law, insisting that it was not a climbdown as it was always open to changes on which there is consensus.

Congress workers protest against MPs' suspension in J&K; detained

Scores of Congress activists, including party's state president Ghulam Ahmad Mir, were on Tuesday detained by police here after they took out a protest rally against suspension of its 25 members from Lok Sabha.

Rahul Gandhi dares Narendra Modi govt: Throw us all out of Parliament but we won't back off
Rahul Gandhi dares Narendra Modi govt: Throw us all out of Parliament but we won't back off

The Congress party on Tuesday took the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party head-on a day after 25 of its Lok Sabha MPs were suspended by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for five days for obstructing the proceedings of the House.

Congress protests over MPs' suspension in Lucknow

Congress workers staged a protest here on Tuesday against the suspension of its MPs from Lok Sabha.

JD (U) to boycott Lok Sabha over Congress MPs' suspension

Terming the suspension of Congress MPs as a black day for Indian democracy, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday vowed to obstruct the Rajya Sabha and boycott the Lok Sabha.

Suspension of Congress MPs murder of democracy: Sonia Gandhi

Congress members from both houses, led by party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi wore black bands, on Tuesday to protest against the suspension of 25 MPs of the party by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.


STF arrests wanted criminal, his accomplice in UP

A man, wanted by Bihar and Uttar Pradesh police in 23 criminal cases and carrying a total cash reward of Rs 60,000 on his head, has been arrested along with his accomplice following an encounter with Special Task Force (STF) here.

Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam to contest on JD(U) ticket in Bihar?

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha's supporters are reportedly lobbying for JD(U) ticket for his wife Poonam ahead of the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.

Pakistan cannot be trusted: Ex-home secretary RK Singh

Former union home secretary and BJP leader RK Singh on Monday voiced his apprehensions about the proposed talks taking place between the National Security Advisers (NSA) of India and Pakistan in the third week of August , and added that given the ongoing ceasefire violations from across the border, Islamabad cannot be trusted.

Congress calls BJP 'timid, coward,' mocks PM Modi's 56-inch chest

 Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has always been `timid` and `coward` when it comes to terrorism and ceasefire violations.