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Karunanidhi Marina beach HC

Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina beach: Madras HC

Ending a political row between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ruled that DMK Chief M Karunanidhi can have a burial site at Chennai’s Marina Beach. “The DMK’s plea for the burial of Kalaignar’s body near Anna memorial has been accepted by the Madras High Court. The court

BJP Lok Sabha Elections: Mayawati

Bhartiya Janta Party looking to advance Lok Sabha elections: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are aiming to advance the Lok Sabha elections, slated to be held next year.In a press note, the BSP Chief further claimed that breaking the Jammu and Kashmir state government was the BJP’s first

Lok Sabha passes Motion of Thanks to President's Speech

Lok Sabha passes Motion of Thanks to President’s Speech

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a motion of Thanks to the President’s Speech after a reply by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The motion, as passed by Lok Sabha said, the “Members of the Lok Sabha assembled in this Session are deeply grateful to the President for the Address which he has been pleased to deliver

Country suffering due to ‘wrong’ policies of Cong: PM in LS

New Delhi, Feb 7, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress saying the country has been suffering due to the “wrong” policies it has pursued since independence and that the party has spent time singing paeans to one family instead of focusing on people’s welfare. Replying in the Lok Sabha to the motion of

BJP MP slams Congress over ‘pakoda’ jibes in LS

New Delhi, Feb 6, BJP MP Prahlad Joshi on Tuesday slammed Congress leader P. Chidambaram’s comments comparing selling pakodas (fritters) to begging, as the Lok Sabha took up a debate on the motion of thanks to the President’s speech. Amid protests by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSR Congress over the budget, a debate

Rajasthan bypolls Counting begins

Counting for Rajasthan bypolls begins

Rajasthan bypolls Counting begins: Jaipur (Feb 1) The counting of votes for the Rajasthan bypolls, which were held this week in two Lok Sabha and one assembly constituency, began at 8 a.m. on Thursday.While the counting of votes for the Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha seats would take place in the respective constituencies, the counting

Owaisi demands monthly allowance

Owaisi demands monthly allowance for triple talaq victims

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday criticised triple talaq bill, which is expected to be discussed during the ongoing budget session.Addressing a gathering at Sangareddy, the Lok Sabha MP said the bill in current form was impractical, since the bill had no monetary provision for the victims of triple talaq practice. He said the Prime Minister

Jalandhar: Voter lists handed over to political parties

Jalandhar: Voter lists handed over to political parties

Jalandhar: Voter lists handed over to political parties Jalandhar – The final voter list for Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha assembly segments handed over by the district administration on Saturday, prepared after a Special Summary Revision, to the representatives of the various political parties. Handing over the lists to representatives of the various political parties,

Man raises slogans inside LS, whisked away by security men

Man raises slogans inside LS, whisked away by security men

A man raised slogans in the visitors’ gallery of the Lok Sabha this morning and was immediately whisked away by the security personnel. As soon as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ended his reply on farm loan waiver during the Question Hour around 11.30 am, a man raised “Bharat mata ki jai” slogan twice.He was bundled

LS adjourned sine die; 12 bills passed in Winter Session

The Lok Sabha was today adjourned sine die, bringing to an end the short Winter Session during which the House passed 12 bills, including the ‘triple talaq’ legislation that seeks to criminalize instant divorce in the Muslim community. Announcing the adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the session, which commenced on December 15, had 13 sittings spread

Naidu discusses house functioning, Triple Talaq Bill with members of various parties

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today urged members to act responsibly to ensure smooth proceedings and assured them that whatever decision he takes including on the Triple Talaq Bill would be to enhance the image of the House. During a meeting with members of various parties on functioning of the House, the Triple Talaq Bill

Luxury Car Prices Could Go Up, Lok Sabha Approves GST Cess Hike

Luxury Car Prices Could Go Up, Lok Sabha Approves GST Cess Hike

Luxury Car Prices Could Go Up, Lok Sabha Approves GST Cess Hike. Prices of luxury cars could see another revision for the worse as Lok Sabha votes in favour of higher cess on luxury cars. Currently, luxury cars pay 20 per cent cess on top of 28 per cent GST and the bill proposes to increase

Triple talaq bill

Triple talaq bill passed in Lok Sabha, to be tabled in Rajya Sabha next week

Amidst protests from a few political parties, including those close to the BJP, the Lok Sabha on Thursday passed by voice vote the Bill that makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a criminal offence, with a jail term of up to three years.On Thursday, following a day-long and heated debate in the Lok Sabha, the Bill that

Kulbushan Jadhav issue: Govt to make statement tomorrow

Govt to make statement on Kulbushan Jadhav issue tomorrow

The government will make a statement in the Lok Sabha tomorrow on the treatment meted out by Pakistan to the family members of Kulbhushan Jadhav, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said. During the Zero Hour, members of various political parties, including the Congress, Shiv Sena, Trinamool Congress and AIADMK, strongly protested the way Jadhav’s

Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

Aadhaar required availing food nutrition mission: Aadhaar registration is required for children availing food under the centrally-sponsored National Nutrition Mission, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar said the use of Aadhaar as an identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies

Parliament Winter Session

Parliament Winter Session witness uproar in Lok Sabha

Parliament Winter Session  witnessed uproar in Lok Sabha. As congress MPs raise slogans against PM Modi in the winter session of Parliament. MPs demand PM Modi’s apology for remarks against Dr.Manmohan Singh.The Lok Sabha was previously also disrupted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pakistan jibe at his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the just concluded Gujarat election campaign. The Lok

Sharad Yadav and Ali’s disqualification issue raised in Rajya Sabha

Sharad Yadav and Ali’s disqualification issue raised in Rajya Sabha. ‘Taanashahi nahin chalegi’ slogans raised by the opposition. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu says ‘All in Well, not well!protests on Yadav’s disqualification continue. “You want to do this on the first day? You don’t want to listen to problems faced by people due to Ockhi?” Naidu says

Parliament winter session 2017: Lok Sabha adjourned till 18th Dec

Lok Sabha adjourned: The winter session of the Parliament is began today and will end on January 5, 2018. On the first day, the Lok Sabha will be adjourned till Dec 18 11 am after making obituary references to the current and former members of the legislature. This session of the Parliament is the shortest for

Jamuna Devi temple

Delhi’s Jama Masjid was ‘Jamuna Devi temple’ claims BJP Leader

“There were about 6000 places that were broken down by the Mughal emperors. Delhi’s Jama Masjid was originally Jamuna Devi temple, similarly, Taj Mahal was Tejo Mahalaya,” Katiya said. Vinay Katiyar isn’t new to controversies.The Bajrang Dal chief is famous for his fiery, religion-driven statements.  “Our religious places were targeted by Muslim but we have asked Ram

Anil Sharma set to join BJP ahead of HP Assembly polls

Anil Sharma set to join BJP ahead of HP Assembly polls

Anil Sharma set to join BJP: In a jolt to the Congress ahead of Assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Rural Development minister Anil Sharma is set to join the BJP. Sharma, son of former Union Communication Minister Sukh Ram, announced his decision to join the saffron party yesterday.A formal announcement is expected to be made today.