The appointment of two controversial Lok Sabha members to the highest governing body of Aligarh Muslim University has drawn sharp reactions from varsity's community which described it as an attempt to "tamper" with its autonomy and special character.
Six Lok Sabha members, including four BJP legislators, one among them Muzaffarnagar-riots accused Kunwar Bhartendra Singh, have been elected to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) court, the supreme governing body of the varsity.
The Delhi High Court is likely to hear Tuesday the plea of city police challenging the acquittal of Sher Singh Rana, the lone convict in the sensational murder of bandit-turned-Lok Sabha member Phoolan Devi here in 2001, from the charge of criminal conspiracy.
A Parliamentary Committee on Wednesday sought people's view on changing the Lokpal Act, which seeks to include leader of single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha in a panel to select the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.
Unable to get the crucial insurance bill passed in the Rajya Sabha, the government has decided to bring all bills to convert recently promulgated Ordinances into Acts first in the Lok Sabha, where it has absolute majority.
Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday said there was no evidence that money collected by the Saradha chit fund group was deposited in any of the banks in his country to fund Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit, which is linked to Burdwan blast, there.
Asserting that development and good governance are the only ways ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi as part of nation-wide Good Governance Day celebrations being held by his government.
Accusing the Opposition of stalling proceedings and obstructing crucial legislative business in Rajya Sabha, government on Tuesday said they had held national interest "captive" by their "short-sighted" political considerations.
Hitting out at Opposition parties for blocking crucial economic legislations, Union Minister Jayant Sinha Tuesday said those who have lost elections are not allowing the government to work for the people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to highlight the government's "successful performance" in Parliament and explain to people the bills passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha despite disruption by opposition parties.
Lok Sabha on Monday referred to Parliament's Standing Commmittee a bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act to include leader of the largest opposition party in the House in a panel to select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.