Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha chairs were requested not to refer RTI Bill to panels
Government has now made public the file notings which show its move on ‘expediting passage’ of RTI bill.
Nadda, a low-profile leader who rose from the ranks
Former environment, health and law minister from Himachal Pradesh, which has just four of...
Arvind Kejriwal held up at roadshow, fails to file nomination today
Arvind Kejriwal was going to file his nomination Monday afternoon but due...
Rajya Sabha Panel submits report on tackling child porn, recommendations could include changes in POCSO Act
The panel may want the POSCO Act to consider as an offence the act of “advocating or counselling sexual activity” to a minor, and may want an international cyber crime reporting portal to facilitate the reporting of sexual crimes against children from all over the world. The panel is learnt to have submitted its report to RS chairman Venkaiah Naidu.
Kejriwal's 'subdued' response to CAA-NPR-NRC, Jamia-JNU violence 'smacks of opportunism': Kapil Sibal
"He (Kejriwal) did not show up in Jamia (Millia Islamia), he did not show up in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University). His statements were not frequent enough, strong enough and open enough," Sibal told PTI in an interview. He said Kejriwal's somewhat "subdued" response to what has been happening around has not sent the right kind of signals.
NPF Rajya Sabha member KG Kenye suspended for voting in favour of CAA
Party president Shurhozelie Liezietsu stated that disciplinary action committee (DAC) of NPF thoroughly examined Kenye’s reply to the show-cause notice issued to him on December 26 and recommended to discuss his reply in a bigger forum within the party.
KV Kamath, Swapan Dasgupta likely to be inducted in Modi govt
There is also the likelihood of Suresh Prabhu making a comeback to the Modi government.
Budget Session of Parliament to commence on January 31
"The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Friday, January 31, 2020, at New Delhi. Subject to exigencies of business, the Session is scheduled to conclude on Friday, April 3, 2020," the communication from the Rajya Sabha secretariat said.
People don’t take Congress seriously, BJP has no credibility: Gopal Rai
AAP convenor Gopal Rai, who holds multiple portfolios in the state, is fighting elections from Babarpur.
Centre appoints Nripendra Mishra as chairman of Nehru museum council, MJ Akbar out
Mishra who resigned from the PS to the PM post last year is a UP cadre IAS officer, closely associated with the think tank Vivekananda International Foundation. At NMML, he replaces Lokesh Chandra, former president of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, as the chairman.
Who's the Delhi CM candidate? AAP asks BJP on Twitter
With the assembly election drawing closer, AAP has been hitting out at BJP, claiming that the saffron party has no chief ministerial face.
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers planned, a third person could be accommodated in case of a joint sitting of Houses. The new building is part of the mega central vista redevelopment plan.
73 Rajya Sabha seats to see election this year, maximum held by BJP
A close analysis of the data reveals that the BJP, which was moving towards the majority mark in the Rajya Sabha with steady movement of opposition MPs to the ruling party, is unlikely to make any substantial gain in the biennial elections, as it lost quite a few assembly elections in 2018 and 2019.
J&K administration releases one PDP, four NC politicians
Jammu and Kashmir administration released another batch of five politicians who were under detention since August 5 last year, when the special status of J&K was revoked and the state was bifurcated into two Union territories.
Beef delicacy tweet kicks up row; Kerala govt says no aim to hurt anyone's religious beliefs
Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran criticised those who were trying to give a communal colour to the Tourism department tweet on the Kerala delicacy , "Beef Ularthiyathu" and said in the southern state none links food with religion.
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