Sandalwood, red sander timbers smuggled most: Govt

Sandalwood and red sander timbers are smuggled the most in the country and the government expects to soon receive a state-wise inventory of such trees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

Ford funding to non-FCRA NGOs, Setalvad's Sabrang Trust

Ford Foundation has funded several NGOs, which were not registered under the FCRA, and another organisation with which activist Teesta Setalvad is associated.

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National Waterways Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

A Bill seeking to develop 101 waterways across the country was introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday amid government's contention that the measure is aimed at providing a cheaper mode of transport and reducing traffic burden on roads.

Govt clueless about Dawood Ibrahim's whereabouts: Home Ministry

The central government is unaware of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's whereabouts, the Home Ministry on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha.

Protests over Moga incident, Telangana HC demand disrupt LS

Protests by TRS members against the "delay" in setting up of separate High Court in Telangana and Congress members raising the Moga incident disrupted proceedings in the Lok Sabha today, causing several adjournments.

Show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehab centres: Govt

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued show-cause notices to 26 de-addiction and rehabilitation centres for alleged irregularities during the financial year of 2014-15, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Netaji snooping row: Govt not to conduct any probe

The government has no plans to conduct any probe into the reports of surveillance on family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by the Intelligence Bureau for 20 years.

Uproar in Lok Sabha over demand for separate Telangana HC

The Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar on Tuesday following a Telangana member's demand for a separate high court in the state.

Moga molestation case: Amarinder to move adjournment motion in LS

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh will move an adjournment motion in the Parliament on Tuesday to discuss the "collapse of law and order situation" in Punjab and demand President's rule in the state.

Juvenile justice bill in Lok Sabha this week

The Juvenile Justice Amendment bill, which seeks to try as adults the juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes, will be introduced in the Lok Sabha this week, official sources said on Sunday.

Juvenile Justice Bill likely to be introduced in LS this week

 A bill which seeks to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha this week.

Farmers' outfits to protest against Land bill on May 5

The Bhumi Adhikar Andolan, union of Left parties-backed farmers' organisations, on Saturday said it will hold a protest rally against the "anti-farmer" Land Acquisition Bill here on May 5.

Shift ladies' coaches in trains to middle: Parliamentary panel

The position of ladies' compartments in local and passenger trains should be shifted to the middle, a Parliamentary panel has mooted, noting that placing them at the rear of a train posed a security threat to women.

CPI to expand base in Hindi belt

The CPI, whose presence in Lok Sabha has been reduced to a lone MP, has decided to work towards expanding its electoral base in the country with a renewed focus on politically crucial Hindi belt.

Speaker ticks off govt for bringing amendments in last minute

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday ticked off the government for bringing several amendments to the Finance Bill 2015-16 at the last minute.

Four-day break for Parliament

Parliament will go for a four-day break beginning on Friday.

New bill on judicial standards unlikely soon

A proposal which seeks to change the present system of probing complaints of misbehaviour and incapacity against Supreme Court and high court judges needs "further consultation", the government said today, indicating a bill in this regard may not come in the immediate future.

Opposition accuses govt of thrusting its legislative agenda in Parliament

The Opposition in Lok Sabha on Thursday accused the government of thrusting its legislative agenda on the House after it proposed to bring the controversial land acquisition bill next week.