Congress seems to have lost faith in democracy: Gadkari

Monday, 03 August 2015 13:40
New Delhi: Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday accused the Congress of stalling parliamentary proceedings as the party "seems to have lost faith in democracy".Speaking to the media after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a brief statement…

Opposition disrupts Lok Sabha

Monday, 03 August 2015 12:36
New Delhi: Opposition parties, led by the Congress, on Monday continued to disrupt the Lok Sabha over the Lalit Modi issue and the Vyapam scam for the third straight week of the monsoon session.As soon as the house met in…

SC clears Justice Katju over Gandhi, Netaji remarks

Monday, 03 August 2015 12:35
New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday said that prima facie comdemnation of Justice Markandey Katju by parliament for describing Mahatma Gandhi as a British agent and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as a Japanese agent did not violate his right to…

Sonia attacks Modi for 'maun vrat' on party scandals

Monday, 03 August 2015 12:34
New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on any issue taking a controversial turn, notably the recent ones involving the external affairs minister and two chief ministers.She said: "Parliamentary majority does…

Why capital punishment will continue in India

Monday, 03 August 2015 12:14
Notwithstanding the efforts made by the saffron lobby to pretend that Yakub Memon's religion had nothing to do with his hanging, the belief that the two are inextricably linked will not fade away. As a matter of fact, Tripura Governor…

Not helped Lalit Modi on travel documents: Sushma Swaraj

Monday, 03 August 2015 12:10
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she never helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi in getting travel documents from the British authorities.The minister told Rajya Sabha that she has been waiting for the past last two…

Rajnath discusses floods with Gujarat, Manipur CMs

Monday, 03 August 2015 11:32
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Centre's help to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh while discussing the floods and landslides in their states.The home ministry said it was regularly monitoring…

Ex-servicemen to intensify agitation, seek meeting with PM over OROP

Monday, 03 August 2015 11:25
New Delhi: Ex-servicemen, who are demanding early implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme, on Sunday said their agitation will be intensified and they will seek an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.In a press release, Col. Anil…

Congress hits back, says Modi arrogant, obdurate

Monday, 03 August 2015 11:19
New Delhi: After being accused by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for causing a parliamentary logjam for two weeks, the Congress hit back on Sunday, saying the blame lies with Prime Minister Narendra Modi "for his arrogance and obduracy".Congress…

President condoles deaths in Manipur landslides

Monday, 03 August 2015 11:12
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the deaths in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Manipur."I am sad to learn about the landslides triggered by heavy rains in Chandel district of Manipur, which has resulted in the loss…