Govt asked to set up Gender Sensitive Committee

Parliament has enacted a law providing for establishment of gender sensitivity committees at all workplaces but itself does not have any such panel, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said in Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Kurien threatens to suspend protesting TDP MPs for a day

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien today threatened to suspend them for a day "for holding the House to ransom" but could not do so as members of AIADMK and TMC opposed it.

Suryanelli gang-rape victim withdraws request

Suryanelli gang-rape victim on Friday withdrew her request to appoint Special prosecutors to contest the appeals of the 35 accused in the case in the Kerala High Court.

Kurien heads Indian team to Vatican for installation of Pope

An Indian delegation led by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Monday left for the Vatican from Delhi to take part in the installation of Pope Francis as the 266th Pontiff of Catholic church.

Chopper deal, Kurien controversy to dominate Parliament

VVIP chopper deal and P J Kurien controversy are expected to dominate proceedings in Parliament, practically the first working day of the budget session after the President`s address on Thursday.

Cong disapproves of police action against CPI(M) MP

Congress Thursday disapproved of the alleged assault by police on CPI(M) MP M B Rajesh during a protest here demanding removal of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien over the Suryanelli rape case.

Parliament session: BJP to raise chopper deal, Shinde`s remarks

The upcoming Budget Session of Parliament is set to be stormy with BJP announcing that it would raise issues like VVIP chopper deal and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s remarks on saffron terror.

Suryanelli rape: Team set up to nab missing convict

Kerala Police has set up a special team to trace and arrest the absconding convict in the Suryanelli gang-rape case, who appeared on a Malayalam TV channel.

Suryanelli rape case: Congress distances itself from Chacko’s remarks

Congress distanced itself from PC Chacko`s remarks that party will take decision on demand for removal of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien, facing controversy over an old rape case.

Suryanelli rape case: P J Kurien rules out resignation

Under attack over the Suryanelli rape case that has returned to haunt him, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Friday ruled out his resignation saying he is innocent.

We cannot jump the process: Renuka on Suryanelli

Amid demands for P J Kurien`s resignation, Congress said Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson got a "clean chit" by judiciary and "we cannot jump the process" in wake of revelations in Suryanelli rape case.

Govt has not ruled out probe in Suryanelli case: Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said government had not ruled out possibility of further investigation into involvement of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson P J Kurien in Suryanelli gang-rape case.

Suryanelli gang-rape case: Kurien not to quit

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson P J Kurien rejected the demand for his resignation.

Kurien unanimous choice for post of Dy Chairman

Senior Congress leader P J Kurien is set to become the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

Cong may propose Kurien`s name for post of RS Deputy Chairman

Congress member P J Kurien could be the party`s choice for the post of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha which has fallen vacant due to the expiry of term of K Rehman Khan.