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 Not just film industry, Parliament also not immune to casting couch: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury

Not just film industry, Parliament also not immune to casting couch: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury

Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan said on Tuesday that the film industry at least provided jobs and did not abandon women after raping them.

Apr 24, 2018, 15:44 PM IST
Kathua rape and murder a matter of shame: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Kathua rape and murder a matter of shame: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Satyarthi also criticised the Union government, saying that issues pertaining to children are never brought up in Parliament.

Apr 17, 2018, 21:59 PM IST
While farmers starve to death, BJP, Congress staging drama over fast: Shiv Sena

While farmers starve to death, BJP, Congress staging drama over fast: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena in its editorial mouthpiece Saamna hit out at both the parties over the photographs that went viral in which politicians could be seen eating while claiming that they were on fast.

Apr 14, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, other BJP leaders to fast against Parliament impasse today

PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, other BJP leaders to fast against Parliament impasse today

The Prime Minister said that the fast is being observed to "expose" those handful of people who "throttled" democracy by stalling Parliament proceedings during the budget session. 

Apr 12, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
PM Modi attacks Congress, says 'will observe fast to expose their crimes'

PM Modi attacks Congress, says 'will observe fast to expose their crimes'

The Prime Minister's reaction comes a day after Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had called PM Modi's planned fast - to be observed on April 12 - a farce of a fast.

Apr 11, 2018, 20:10 PM IST
Congress MP writes to Rajya Sabha chairman, urges him to convene a special session

Congress MP writes to Rajya Sabha chairman, urges him to convene a special session

Jairam Ramesh said that he was making the suggestion in his personal capacity.

Apr 07, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Cats, dogs, goose, mongoose in a huddle to fight PM Narendra Modi: Amit Shah hits out at Opposition

Cats, dogs, goose, mongoose in a huddle to fight PM Narendra Modi: Amit Shah hits out at Opposition

Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi, he questioned what Congress had done in the last 40 years when it was in power.

Apr 06, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
BJP-NDA MPs decide not to take salary for 23 days over no work in Parliament

BJP-NDA MPs decide not to take salary for 23 days over no work in Parliament

This money is given to serve the people and if we are not able to do so we have no right to take the people's money, says Ananth Kumar.

Apr 04, 2018, 21:47 PM IST

The rise of an illiberal India: What the logjam in Parliament shows us

This is the age of decibel and drama. Gone are the days when the eloquence of oratory and the cogency of arguments were lauded in Parliament.

Mar 30, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Congress runs Twitter poll on Indians killed in Iraq; Sushma Swaraj retweets, wins by a massive margin

Congress runs Twitter poll on Indians killed in Iraq; Sushma Swaraj retweets, wins by a massive margin

On March 25, the Congress had conducted a poll on Twitter asking whether Sushma Swaraj is responsible for the deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq. 

Mar 27, 2018, 15:19 PM IST
51 Rajya Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report

51 Rajya Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report

229 out of the total 233 sitting Rajya Sabha MPs were assessed by NEW and ADR.

Mar 24, 2018, 22:39 PM IST
More trouble for BJP, now Congress initiates no-trust move against Narendra Modi government

More trouble for BJP, now Congress initiates no-trust move against Narendra Modi government

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, in a letter to Lok Sabha Secretary General, gave the notice to include no-confidence motion in the list of business on 27th March.

Mar 23, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Rajya Sabha polls: Congress MLA Anila Bhediya accused of disclosing vote

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress MLA Anila Bhediya accused of disclosing vote

Congress MLA Anila Bhediya has been accused of disclosing her vote cast in a secret ballot, in a gross violation of election norms.

Mar 23, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Congress moves privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' Parliament over death of 39 Indians in Iraq

Congress moves privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' Parliament over death of 39 Indians in Iraq

According to the motion, Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh (retd), "deliberately misled" the families of the 39 Indians killed in Mosul, on the floor of Parliament and outside.

Mar 23, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Rajya Sabha elections: The formula to elect MPs

Rajya Sabha elections: The formula to elect MPs

The present strength of Rajya Sabha is 245, out of which 233 are representatives of States and UTs and 12 are nominated by the President. 

Mar 23, 2018, 13:31 PM IST
Congress to push privilege notice against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' nation on Indians killed in Iraq

Congress to push privilege notice against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' nation on Indians killed in Iraq

The Congress has accused EAM Swaraj of misleading the nation over Indians killed in Iraq.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
Elections for 58 seats of Rajya Sabha to be held on March 23: Will BJP have a cakewalk?

Elections for 58 seats of Rajya Sabha to be held on March 23: Will BJP have a cakewalk?

Rajya Sabha has a total of 245 seats and any party or political bloc needs at least 126 seats for a majority in the Upper House. 

Mar 22, 2018, 07:54 AM IST
Ahead of Rajya Sabha polls, UP parties cajole miffed allies, host lavish dinners

Ahead of Rajya Sabha polls, UP parties cajole miffed allies, host lavish dinners

Ahead of the March 23 Rajya Sabha biennial elections, where 10 new members to the Upper House of Parliament will be elected, political parties in Uttar Pradesh are leaving nothing to chance, holding frenzied meetings to firm up strategies, cajoling allies and hosting lavish dinners to drum up support.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition MPs create ruckus, shout 'we want justice'

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition MPs create ruckus, shout 'we want justice'

The opposition lawmakers from TDP, YSR Congress and other parties continued to protest over various demands in Parliament.

Mar 21, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj defends telling Parliament on deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq before informing their families

Sushma Swaraj defends telling Parliament on deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq before informing their families

Swaraj addressed allegations that her government had withheld information on the status of the missing Indians, saying she had always maintained she would make no definitive statements without sure proof.

Mar 20, 2018, 15:49 PM IST