Year-end review: Pulwama, Article 370, CAA kept MHA busy
This year saw BJP president Amit Shah assuming charge of the crucial ministry and taking a few tough decisions that rocked the country.
View: Jharkhand shows instead of being in danger, democracy is alive and kicking
Modi is unquestionably India’s most popular politician. But ...
CAB in Rajya Sabha: Amit Shah tries to allay Assam’s fears
Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday moved the controversial Citizenship (Amendmen...
Arrogance often leads to doom: Sanjay Raut
The remark came in the backdrop of the BJP's tough stand over protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Citizenship Amendment Bill Passage: Government sure of Rajya Sabha numbers
The government is set to introduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday and is confident of passing it in both Houses without a hitch.
Rajya Sabha passes Bill to provide ownership rights in unauthorised colonies in Delhi
The Bill recognises the property rights of residents of 1,731 unauthorised colonies and also provides some relief to the residents of such colonies in Delhi from registration charges. The properties in these colonies are at present not being registered by registration authorities.
Jharkhand loss may prompt BJP to be more receptive to regional satraps
The Jharkhand experience has highlighted the need to be more receptive to the voices from local units, especially in states where the party is in power, sources said, adding that the BJP may have lost some seats in Maharashtra as well by denying tickets to several regional bigwigs not seen well disposed to the then chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
SPG amendment bill passed in Rajya Sabha after Congress walkout
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to amend the Act governing the elite-Special Protection Group (SPG) with Home Minister Amit Shah re...
Rapists should be lynched in public: Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan expressed anguish over the ecent heinous Hyderabad rape-murder case. She asserted that ...
Opposition parties slam PM's remark on no discussion on nationwide NRC
NCP chief Sharad Pawar also expressed surprise at Modi's comment, and said President Ram Nath Kovind had even talked about the government's plan to implement the NRC across the country in his joint address to Parliament. As the opposition countered the claims by Modi on a nationwide NCR.
CAB in Rajya Sabha: Raut says Shiv Sena will decide its stand only after debate
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said the dynamics in the Rajya Sabha were different from that of the Lok Sabha and asserted that the g...
Happy with NDA, but many parties in touch with me: BJP Rajya Sabha MP
Sambhaji Chhatrapati, denied any move to cross over, but accepted that political parties contacted him. “Yes, many political parties are in touch with me. I am now happily with NDA," said Chhatrapati who is a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji and has been a nominated member of Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra as an "attached BJP member".
First NPR by UPA; BJP ministers have said NRC will follow NPR: Congress
The political war of words over National Population Register (NPR) intensified between ruling BJP and opposition Congress on Wednesday, a day after the Centre approved its updation exercise.
Citizenship Amendment Bill faces Rajya Sabha test: How the numbers stack up
In the Upper House, NDA has 94 members and it will have to garner the support of at least 121 members to get the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed. AIADMK, JD(U) and Akali Dal have 11, 6 and 3 members respectively. Besides, BJD with 7 MPs, and YSR Congress and TDP with 2 each are backing the Bill. The BJP has 83 members in Rajya Sabha.
182 incidents of flying drones observed along border areas, government tells Rajya Sabha
"As per information received, 182 incidents of flying of drones have been observed on the borders," Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said in RS on Wednesday in response to a written question. He added, the IAF is the main airspace control agency & continues to train all security agencies and all state & union territory police forces on anti-drone measures.
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