The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.
Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Union Minister Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said she would like the Women's Reservation Bill to be passed in Lok Sabha as it was necessary to provide a "level-playing field" for women.
New Delhi: Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming Session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.
Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.
Former union minister Chiranjeevi on Thursday termed the move to issue eviction notice to him for vacating his official bungalow in Delhi as "unfair", saying he was ready to move out but the alternative house offered to him was not yet in a habitable condition.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and SP General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav are all set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha as only 10 candidates are left in the fray for as many seats after scrutiny on Tuesday.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is contesting Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, has movable and immovable assets worth more than Rs 3.5 crore and liabilities of Rs 36.31 lakh, according to an affidavit filed by him on Monday.
With the ticket for the vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand going to Manorama Sharma Dobariyal, a Harish Rawat loyalist, the Rawat faction has reasserted its supremacy over the affairs of the party in the hill state, political observers here said.