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Info leak about Rafale weaponry can help China, Pakistan: Nirmala Sitharaman

Info leak about Rafale weaponry can help China, Pakistan: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman also rejected Congress charges that the approval of Cabinet Committee on Security was not taken for the Rafale deal

Sep 15, 2018, 22:38 PM IST
Government-run airports to provide water at MRP, low-cost tea and snacks soon

Government-run airports to provide water at MRP, low-cost tea and snacks soon

The move comes after persistent complaints by passengers about the exorbitant rates charged for food and beverages at airport terminals.

Sep 08, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Farmers, labourers kick-off rally from Ramlila Maidan

Farmers, labourers kick-off rally from Ramlila Maidan

The Mazdoor Kisan Sangharsh Rally will be the "first combined" rally by Left-oriented organisations -- the All India Agricultural Workers` Union (AIAWU), the Centre of Indian Trade Unions, and the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), organisers had said on Tuesday. 

Sep 05, 2018, 07:58 AM IST
SC/ST Act amendments: 'Bharat Bandh' on September 6; prohibitive orders issued in MP

SC/ST Act amendments: 'Bharat Bandh' on September 6; prohibitive orders issued in MP

Nearly 35 organizations have called for a 'Bharat bandh' against the SC/ST Amendment Bill passed in the Parliament last month.

Sep 04, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
Discrimination on basis of religion, caste, gender unacceptable to any 'nationalist': Venkaiah Naidu

Discrimination on basis of religion, caste, gender unacceptable to any 'nationalist': Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu called for deciding upon a national policy on the need for the Upper House in state legislatures.

Sep 03, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Will bring bill to build Ram Temple when BJP has strength in both Houses of Parliament: UP Minister

Will bring bill to build Ram Temple when BJP has strength in both Houses of Parliament: UP Minister

Keshav Prasad Maurya said he was hopeful that if the need arose, the Centre could opt for the legislative route in Parliament for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Aug 19, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act

The Home Ministry drafted Criminal Law (Amendment) Act stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 16 and 12 years.

Aug 12, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi winks again, this time at a rally in Rajasthan

Rahul Gandhi winks again, this time at a rally in Rajasthan

In a video shot at the rally, Rahul can be seen winking to party's state chief Sachin Pilot. 

Aug 12, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
718 deaths due to rain, floods this monsoon: Home Ministry

718 deaths due to rain, floods this monsoon: Home Ministry

At least 718 people lost their lives this monsoon due to rain and floods-related incidents, the Home Ministry has said.

Aug 11, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Monsoon Session of Parliament concludes, report says it was most productive since 2000

Monsoon Session of Parliament concludes, report says it was most productive since 2000

According to the data compiled by PRS Legislative Research, 20 bills were introduced during the session and 12 were passed.

Aug 10, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

Triple Talaq bill deferred to next session of Parliament

The face-off between the Centre and the Opposition continues over the triple talaq bill and the Rafale fighter jet deal. 

Aug 10, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Even Lord Ram once left Sita over doubt: Congress MP Hussain Dalwai on triple talaq bill

Even Lord Ram once left Sita over doubt: Congress MP Hussain Dalwai on triple talaq bill

The Congress MP from Maharashtra, however, said that what he said was not meant to malign any religion.

Aug 10, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
On last day of Monsoon Session, triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

On last day of Monsoon Session, triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

If the amended bill is passed in the Upper House, it will have to go back to Lok Sabha for approval of the amendments.

Aug 10, 2018, 06:21 AM IST

Live: NDA's Harivansh is the new Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha, defeats Opposition candidate

125 votes were polled in favour of NDA's Harivansh Narayan Singh while opposition candidate Hariprasad secured 105 votes.

Aug 09, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
Parliament adjourned after paying homage to departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi

Parliament adjourned after paying homage to departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi

The two houses observed two minutes of silence before it they were adjourned for the day.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
DRDO going for indigenous production of PINAKA Mk-II rocket, ammunition for Arjun tank

DRDO going for indigenous production of PINAKA Mk-II rocket, ammunition for Arjun tank

As Indian armed forces look for state-of-art arsenal to keep up with the rapid developments in defence technology, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is also moving ahead with indigenisation of several weapon platforms. In the last three years, the DRDO has gone for indigenous production of various arms and ammunition.

Aug 07, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 14: Live updates

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress held their Parliamentary party meetings ahead of Parliament proceedings for the day. BJP President Amit Shah, Union Ministers Ananth Kumar, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Prakash Javadekar among others attended the meeting at Parliament library building. On the other hand, Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with other party leaders including Jyotiraditya Scindia, KC Venugopal and Ranjeet Ranjan attended the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting.

Aug 07, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Parliament passes bill to provide death to child rape convicts

Parliament passes bill to provide death to child rape convicts

Parliament on Monday passed a stringent legislation prescribing death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years and making the law against such sexual offences harsher.

Aug 06, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 13: Live updates

Opposition members will be meeting in Parliament on Monday to chalk out a strategy and demand a debate in the House on the use of ballot papers for 2019 elections.

Aug 06, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
India is not a dharamshala; those under scrutiny must prove their identity: Raman Singh

India is not a dharamshala; those under scrutiny must prove their identity: Raman Singh

Raman Singh has said that those not mentioned in the final NRC draft on Assam must prove their identity.  

Aug 03, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

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