Modi govt withdraws security cover of many VIPs - Here's the list
Modi govt withdraws security cover of many VIPs - Here's the list

Eight family members of former union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, two former chief justices of India are among more than 30 VIPs whose security cover have been withdrawn by the central government.

Security to Shinde's family members, Meira Kumar withdrawn

Eight family members of former Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, two former Chief Justices of India are among more than 30 VIPs whose security cover have been withdrawn by the Central government.

Vice President Ansari pays tributes to Babu Jagjivan Ram

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday paid tributes to former deputy prime minister Babu Jagjivan Ram on his death anniversary at his memorial, the Samta Sthal in the national capital.

Role of Speaker also to highlight country's international policies: Prez

The speaker of a House is not only the custodian of rights and privileges of the people of the nation but also has the added role of representing the country's policies at international fora, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Thursday.

First copy of Meira Kumar's book for president

The first copy of "Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy - Speaker's Perspective", a book written by former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, will be presented to President Pranab Mukherjee, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Security cover of former Ministers, Meira Kumar withdrawn

Security of several VIPs including former Union Ministers and Speaker Meira Kumar has been totally withdrawn while the elite 'Black Cat' NSG commandos provided to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh may be replaced by CRPF.

UP govt suspends Badaun`s Labour Enforcement Officer

The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday night ordered the suspension of Labour Enforcement Officer of Badaun district on the charges of dereliction of duty.

UP rape case: BJP to `gherao` Akhilesh Yadav`s office on Monday

BJP on Sunday announced a `gherao` of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav`s office tomorrow to protest the increasing instances of crime against women in the state.

Badaun gang-rape case unfortunate, necessary steps already taken: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Prdaesh Chief Minister Akileh Yadav on Sunday termed the shocking gang-rape and murder of two teenage sisters here on Sunday whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in the village as an unfortunate incident.

Lok Sabha TV CEO Rajiv Mishra`s services terminated

Lok Sabha TV Chief Executive Rajiv Mishra has lost his job, with outgoing Speaker Meira Kumar terminating his services with effect from on Saturday.

Meira Kumar gives marching orders to Lok Sabha TV CEO

Days before her exit as speaker, Meira Kumar has given the Lok Sabha TV CEO his marching orders with immediate effect without citing any reason.

Sumitra Mahajan or MM Joshi: Who will become Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Lok Sabha MP from Indore, Sumitra Mahajan`s name is reoccuring within the party for the post of Speaker in the Lower House of Parliament, as per sources.

Rabri, Meira trail; Shatrughan, Misa Bharti ahead in Bihar

BJP is leading in 18 seats, Lalu Prasad`s RJD is ahead in six constituencies while Congress is in front in one seat out of 40 in Bihar with Speaker Meira Kumar trailing in Sasaram, trends suggested on Friday.

Meira Kumar files another plea in land-grab case

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has filed yet another petition in the Patna High Court that some people have occupied a land bought by her father in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, her lawyer said.

Meira Kumar busy in Sasaram, fails to cast vote in Delhi

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar failed to cast her vote in Delhi as she is busy in Sasaram constituency which witnessed polling on Thursday.

Lalu campaigns for Meira Kumar in Bihar

Amid speculation about fissures in RJD-Congress alliance in Bihar, RJD President Lalu Prasad campaigned for Speaker Meira Kumar here and said unity among the two "secular" parties would keep communal forces away from power.

Meira Kumar out to shed `neglecting constituency` tag in Sasaram

Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will bank on votes of backward castes and Muslims besides Dalits to win this Parliamentary seat for third consecutive time amid allegations that she has made more visits to foreign countries than to her constituency.

No addition to jewellery, Meira`s assets trebled in 5 years

There was no addition to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar`s jewellery though their value increased while her wealth rose by over three-and-a-half times since the 2009 general elections with the total value of her assets declared to be more than Rs 36 crore.

Meira Kumar`s niece runs into nomination trouble

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar`s niece Medhaavi Kirti who is challenging her became victim of confusion when another person had filed nomination from Sasaram (reserved) seat on BSP ticket.

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from Sasaram constituency in Bihar, officials said.