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No atmosphere to hold Lok Sabha polls in Tripura

Tripura total lawlessness:The CPI-M has told the Election Commission that the atmosphere is not conducive for holding the Lok Sabha elections in Tripura due to “total lawlessness”. It has urged the poll panel to restore a democratic environment before holding the election, party leaders said here on Thursday. A six-member Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)

police officers transfer Punjab Haryana DGP

90 police officers transferred in Punjab, Manoj Yadava appointed new Haryana DGP

HIGHLIGHTS As per the available information, the transferred officers have been asked to take charge of their new responsibilies Many other PPS officers are transferred. Department of Home Affairs and Justice has passed these transferred orders. Earlier to this lower rank police officials transferred list was issued DP BUREAU Chandigarh Just before the Lok Sabha

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won’t contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Rajinikanth said in a statement here that the water crisis was a major issue faced by the people of Tamil Nadu and he urged them to vote for a party

Congress winning horses

Jalandhar Lok Sabha Seat: Congress set to ‘bet’ on winning horses

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from the MLAs, sitting Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary was seeking ticket for a second time from Jalandhar. Among the race of Ravidassia leaders from Doaba was Joginder Singh Mann, a prominent Valmiki leader who applied for a ticket from Hoshiarpur and Faridkot constituencies MLA Sushil Rinku from Jalandhar West constituency said that

2019 Lok Sabha Polls AAP Chandigarh

2019 Lok Sabha Polls: Harmohan Dhawan is AAP’s candidate in Chandigarh

“IF ELECTED, I WILL ENSURE THAT FULFILLING ALL THE UNFULFILLED PROMISES WILL BE MY TOP PRIORITY. THE COMMON MAN WILL GET MY SPECIAL ATTENTION AND I WILL MAKE SURE HE IS BENEFITED AND IS NOT LEFT HARASSED WITH FAKE PROMISES,” SAID DHAWAN. HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, former BJP leader and

Aam Adami Party Cheema

Efforts on to bring back rebels into Aam Adami Party: Cheema

AAP is again ready for the Lok Sabha elections-2019. Its founder and Chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal is filling the gap in Punjab unit which damaged the party internally. Return of MLA Jai Kishan Singh Rodi to the party fold is a recent example of it BRIJENDER GAUR Chandigarh The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which was considered an underdog won four Lok Sabha seats

PM stole from Andhra Pradesh and gave it to Anil Ambani: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app

Narinder Jagga  Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app. To appoint office bearer in Youth Congress (YC), the Rahul Gandhi formula has failed, which had been introduced as a pilot project in Punjab in 2014. This formula had been publicized across the country as a great achievement of Congress for

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