Pathankot airbase security was not robust: Parliamentary panel

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 16:46
New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has said security at the Pathankot airbase in Punjab was not robust and pointed out shortcomings there ahead of the January 2 terror attack.The security cover at the airbase was not robust and its perimeter…

India has jurisdiction in Italian marine case: Government

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 15:08
New Delhi: India on Tuesday asserted that it has "jurisdiction" over the case relating to Italian Marine Salvatore Girone and that the government will continue to fight the case in an "unwavering" manner in the Supreme Court of India."We will…

Bring back Kohinoor, Rajya Sabha members urge

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 14:26
New Delhi: The issue of getting the Kohinoor back from Britain figured in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as members cutting across party lines voiced support for it. Even house Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien said everyone would be "happy" if…

Highlight government achievements of two years, Modi directs BJP MPs

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 14:04
New Delhi: As the ruling NDA completes two years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday directed his ministers to highlight the government's achievements before the nation and asked BJP MPs to campaign about the ongoing welfare schemes.The Modi government completes…

Lok Sabha members express concern over police suicides

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 13:59
New Delhi: Members, including from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Tuesday expressed concern in the Lok Sabha over police personnel committing suicide. The government maintained that steps are being taken to improve the working conditions of the police,…

Rajya Sabha names 33 Congress members for disrupting house

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 13:59
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha has named 33 Congress members in its official bulletin for "gross disorderly conduct" and for wilfully obstructing the house, leading to repeated adjournments.The bulletin is a circular which records highlights of the proceedings of the…

TMC questions Roy's banishment, walks out of Rajya Sabha

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 12:48
New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) members on Tuesday questioned why their party member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy was banished from the Rajya Sabha a day before while Congress members, who trooped to the chairman's podium, were not punished. The TMC members…