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Full body truck scanners for 5 cross border trading posts

Five full body truck scanners are being procured by the government for installations in cross border trading posts, including Wagah and Uri.

Law Commission recommends abolition of death penalty, except in terror cases: Govt

Law Commission recommends abolition of death penalty, except in terror cases: Govt

The Law Commission has recommended that the death penalty be abolished for all crimes except those related to terrorism, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Why the name of an Andaman island a matter of shame for Indian patriots? - BJP MP has an answer

Why the name of an Andaman island a matter of shame for Indian patriots? - BJP MP has an answer

A Bharatiya Janata Party MP on Wednesday urged in the Rajya Sabha to change the name of Havelock island in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Probe whether shell companies involved in Mallya's mansion: JD-U

Probe whether shell companies involved in Mallya's mansion: JD-U

Vijay Mallya's USD 20 million 'sky mansion' in Bengaluru on Wednesday found mention in the Rajya Sabha, as a demand was made for a probe into whether shell companies were involved in funding it.

HIV and AIDS Bill that ensures equal rights to people passed in Rajya Sabha: All you need to know

HIV and AIDS Bill that ensures equal rights to people passed in Rajya Sabha: All you need to know

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention) and Control) Bill, 2014, moved by Health Minister J P Nadda, was passed in the Upper House by a voice vote after it remained pending for more than three years.

Natural calamities claimed lives of 58 soldiers in three years: MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre

Natural calamities claimed lives of 58 soldiers in three years: MoS Defence Subhash Bhamre

Between 2014 and 2016, 58 soldiers died in natural calamities, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

People and not EVMs should choose representatives: Mayawati

People and not EVMs should choose representatives: Mayawati

Bhaujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday alleged in the Rajya Sabha that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were tampered with in the just concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

'Unhappy' PM Narendra Modi ticks off BJP MPs, asks them to ensure presence in Parliament

'Unhappy' PM Narendra Modi ticks off BJP MPs, asks them to ensure presence in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is known to be a disciplined and hard task master, is reportedly upset with his party colleagues for not attending the Parliament when it is in session.

Attacks on Indians in US are hate crimes: External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj

The recent attacks on Indians in the US are "hate crimes" and not a simple law and order issue, the government said today with an assertion that national interest will not be compromised for the sake of Strategic Partnership with that country.

50 per cent quota in Parliament will ensure justice to women: Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi

Concluding a protest demanding an early passage of the Women's Reservation Bill, Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi on Monday said 50 per cent reservation in Parliament will be her next demand to ensure justice to women.

64 train accidents caused due to failure of rail staff: Government

64 train accidents caused due to failure of rail staff: Government

A total of 99 consequential train accidents took place during April 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017, out of which 64 were due to failure of railway staff.

10,000 vacancies in KVs to be filled up this year: Govt

10,000 vacancies in KVs to be filled up this year: Govt

The government will fill up over 10,000 vacant posts in various Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in the country this academic year, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

When Congress taunted PM Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha, BJP leaders' reply was epic - Read

When Congress taunted PM Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha, BJP leaders' reply was epic - Read

As the members of the Treasury bench rose to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Opposition looked quite uncomfortable.

Include Bhojpuri in 8th Schedule of Constitution: Janta Dal (United) MP Ali Anwar Ansari

Janta Dal (U) MP Ali Anwar Ansari on Thursday made a strong pitch in Rajya Sabha to include Bhojpuri in the 8th Schedule of Constitution, saying the language was spoken by 20-25 crore people.

206 delisted political parties not traceable: Government

The government today said out of 255 deregistered political parties, as many as 206 are either non-existent or non-traceable.

PM the most dominant figure post poll: Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said PM Narendra Modi has emerged as the "most dominant political figure" after the assembly polls, while seeking to differ that the election results are a referendum on note ban.

Rajya Sabha passes Enemy Property Bill

The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed by a voice vote the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016, after all opposition members present in the upper house walked out in protest one after the other.

BJP MP wants 5 seats reserved in Lok Sabha, one in Rajya Sabha for Gilgit, PoK

BJP MP wants 5 seats reserved in Lok Sabha, one in Rajya Sabha for Gilgit, PoK

A BJP member on Friday demanded reservation of five seats in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha for residents of Gilgit and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) regions.

74 missing defence personnel believed to be in Pakistani jails: Govt

There are 74 missing defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, believed to be in Pakistani jails, the government has said.

Growing attacks on freedom of expression, Left MPs allege

Alleging increased attacks on academic freedom in Indian universities, Left members in the Rajya Sabha on Friday accused right-wing forces of "issuing certificates of nationalism" and asked the government as to who gave them this authority.