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February 7, 2018 11:50 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a counter attack against the Congress in Lok Sabha saying Partition was a result of Congress’ wrong policies. Replying to the Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind’s address, Modi said, “Not a single day has passed when country has not suffered due to poi...
In India
June 30, 2017 5:50 am gmt |
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Lok Sabha sources said 95 candidates filed a total of 108 nomination forms, including four each by Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar. Those of 93 were rejected for various reasons. The first to go were 35 whose papers did not include a certified copy of the electoral roll. During scrutiny Thursday, the...
In India
August 9, 2016 5:09 am gmt |
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The Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill for the rollout of the Goods and Sevices Tax (GST) was passed by the Lok Sabha Monday(8th Aug), with 443 members present in the House voting in favour of the legislation. The AIADMK members staged a walkout after registering their opposition. The Bill had been ...
In India
March 10, 2016 11:29 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the opposition in the Rajya Sabha to support bills already passed by the Lok Sabha, saying the country was waiting for the legislations to be passed.  He also put emphasis on cooperation between two houses to ensure the country progressed.  Describing t...
In Latest Stories
March 3, 2016 11:41 am gmt |
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The Congress and AIADMK members on Thursday entered into arguments in the Lok Sabha over Tamil Nadu government’s decision to remit the sentence of life imprisonment of all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. As soon as the House met for the day, Congress members said it was an ...
In India
February 16, 2016 6:22 am gmt |
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With key bills hanging and amid already ominous signs of a stormy session ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of floor leaders of major political parties in both the Houses on Tuesday morning to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament in the Budget session. As per convention, the...
In India
December 27, 2015 5:22 am gmt |
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The CPI(M) led Left Front on Friday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise move to make a stopover at Lahore to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. “It is not bad that PM Modi has decided to meet the Pakistani prime minister and have talks. It should be welcomed,”...
In India
December 23, 2015 7:18 am gmt |
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India passed legislation lowering the age at which someone can be tried for rape and other crimes to 16, spurred into action by an uproar over the release of a minor convicted of taking part in a 2012 fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a Delhi bus. Parents of the victim had led […]...
In India
December 13, 2015 8:54 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the victims of 2001 Parliament attack on its 14th anniversary. Apart from Modi, Speaker of Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament) Sumitra Mahajan, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi were ...
In Srilanka
December 8, 2015 11:29 am gmt |
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India is committed to build 50,000 houses for internally displaced people in Sri Lanka, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. India’s Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the project envisages construction of new houses and repair of damaged houses and it is being implemented through two mod...
In India
November 10, 2015 11:19 am gmt |
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“There is anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi across the country. The Bihar results have given some relief to the countrymen… Nitish Kumar will look after Bihar and I’ll move around in the country to launch a movement against communal forces,” Mr Yadav said. The RJD chi...
In India
August 8, 2015 4:42 am gmt |
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India has asked China to cease its activities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today. In a written reply in Lok Sabha, he said that government has taken note of reports regarding presence of Chinese persons in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), including in Gilgit-Ba...
In India
May 8, 2015 10:30 am gmt |
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As part of efforts to ensure universal health coverage, the Indian government has approved setting up of 17 new medical colleges apart from taking up upgradation of 70 existing medical institutions, the Lok Sabha was informed today (Friday). Health minister JP Nadda said the government would extend a...
In India
May 3, 2015 4:52 am gmt |
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave for Azerbaijan tomorrow to attend the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Baku. Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and other finance ministry officials have already reached Baku for the meeting of Board of Governors of the ADB. The four-day 48t...
In India
May 2, 2015 5:23 am gmt |
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Foreign media reports the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar today to meet victims and to take stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations, party leaders said. “Rahul Gandhi will visit Raxaul, Darbhanga, and Sitamarhi on Saturday to meet victims ...