RESOLUTION

  • Deadlock over Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech resolves in Rajya Sabha December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After a week of uproar by opposition parties over Minister of State Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech, the deadlock has finally ended in Rajya Sabha on Monday. As the Narendra Modi government refused to adopt a resolution condeming Jyoti's speech, which could be seen as a...
  • US Senate wants Modi visit called USIndia Partnership Day September 21, 2014

    Washington: The US Senate has passed with a unanimous vote a resolution designating September 30, when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the White House, as USIndia Partnership Day. Introduced by Mark R. Warner and John Cornyn, Democratic and Republican cochairs of the US Senate's bipartisan India Caucus respectively, the resolution...
  • Minorities' Commission talks tough, says Centre must ensure their safety September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In wake of a slew of 'hate speeches' and the violence that followed in many states recently, the National Commission for Minorities' on Tuesday rapped the Central government seeking a public statement reassuring the minorities that their rights won't be compromised with. Passing a resolution in this concern, the...
  • Maharashtra seeks registration of institutions running children homes September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Irked by the noncompliance of a directive issued in July, the Maharashtra Government on Wednesday asked all institutions which run children's homes to register online within a month or face action. Ujwal Uke, Principal Secretary of Women and Child Welfare, said a Government Resolution (GR) issued on July 30...
  • UN to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq September 2, 2014

    Geneva: The United Nations agreed on Monday to send investigators to Iraq to examine crimes being committed by Islamic State militants on "an unimaginable scale", with a view to holding perpetrators to account. "We are facing a terrorist monster," Iraq's human rights minister, Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani, told the UN Human...
  • US Congressional resolution honours Sikh victims of Wisconsin shootout August 1, 2014

    Washington: A bipartisan Congressional resolution introduced on the second anniversary of Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting that killed six people has condemned the murderous attack and honours the memory of its victims. California Democrat Congressman John Garamendi, a cochair of the Congressional American Sikh Caucus, introduced the resolution which offers heartfelt condolences...
  • Maoists blow up a CoBRA personnel's house in Aurangabad July 31, 2014

    Maoists attacked a village in Bihar's Aurangabad district and blew up the house of a CoBRA personnel, police said on Thursday. Aurangabad Police Superintendent Upendra Kumar Sharma said the banned CPI(Maoist) members raided Pipra village late last night and blew up the house of CRPF personnel Vinod Singh, who is currently...
  • Russia to work on UN Security Council resolution over Syria July 10, 2014

    Moscow: Russia is prepared to continue working on a UN Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution which rules out use of force against Damascus, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. "The document should clearly lay out the Russian position: no coercive measures, including sanctions and force, can be presented there," Xinhua quoted...
  • News 360: War crimes resolution against Sri Lanka passed at UNHRC March 27, 2014

    The US-backed resolution seeking international probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka was passed by 23 countries at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday. ...
  • Delhi BJP passes resolution against over Rs 300 crore subsidy to BSES February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After a series of attacks by the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party unit in Delhi hit back on Sunday by moving a resolution against the Rs 323 crore subsidy provided to BSES by the Arvind Kejriwal government. BJP claims that Rs 323 crore was actually allotted for...
  • My New Year's resolution is to be nicer to White House Press, says Barack Obama December 21, 2013

    American President Barack Obama said that his New Year resolution is to be nicer with the White House Press Corps. "My New Year's resolution is to be nicer to the White House Press Corps," Obama said amidst laughter on Friday at his year ender news conference. "You know? Absolutely," said the...
  • UNSC adopts resolution on Syria, demands elimination of chemical arms September 28, 2013

    The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on Friday that demands the eradication of Syria's chemical weapons but does not threaten automatic punitive action against Syrian President Bashar alAssad's government if it does not comply. The unanimous vote by the 15member Security Council ended weeks of intense diplomacy between Russia and...
  • SP should also pass "communal" resolution at Agra meet: Congress September 12, 2013

    Lucknow: Taking a dig at the ruling Samajwadi Party, state Congress leaders on Wednesday said it should also pass a "communal" resolution in Agra, where the party is holding its national executive meet, "to remove doubts about it among people". "Besides the economic, political and other resolutions that will be passed...
  • US one step closer to striking Syria, Obama to lobby for support at G20 September 5, 2013

    The US is one step closer to strike Syria as the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee has approved a resolution authorising limited military intervention for 60 days, ruling out ground attacks. The resolution will be debated on Monday. Meanwhile US President Barack Obama will continue to lobby for the support at...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Indian Parliament resolution warns Pakistan not to test its patience August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday hit back at the Pakistani move of blaming Indian forces for ceasefire violations, passing a counter resolution condemning Islamabad's role in escalating tensions along the Line of Control. The Pakistan National Assembly had passed a resolution condemning 'India's unprovoked aggression at the LoC, protests against Pakistan...
  • News 360: Big blow to Navy, blasts in submarine Sindhurakshak, 18 sailors missing August 14, 2013

    A massive fire broke out in a submarine, named Sindhurakshak, between Lion Gate and Seta Gate late on Tuesday night at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. ...
  • Resolution in Parliament against Pak will serve no purpose: Farooq Abdullah August 14, 2013

    Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said passing a resolution in Parliament against the one in Pakistan's National Assembly on ceasefire violations along the LoC will serve no purpose and would rather strengthen the "enemies" of India across the border. He said the doors for talks with Pakistan should not be...
  • Parliament passes resolution condemning attacks by Pak Army at the LoC August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning attacks by Pakistan Army at the Line of Control (LoC) and reiterating that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. "Jammu and Kashmir, including parts forcibly and illegally occupied by Pakistan, is an integral part of India,"...
  • Omar Abdullah ridicules Pak National Assembly resolution on ceasefire August 14, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has ridiculed the resolution of Pakistan's National Assembly on ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, saying conflicting signals were emanating from the neighbouring country which were helping the hawks on both sides. "Talk about the pot calling the kettle black they violate...
  • Salman Khurshid preparing resolution against Pakistan: Rajeev Shukla August 14, 2013

    The union government is preparing a resolution against Pakistan after Islamabad passed an antiIndia resolution, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday. "External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is preparing a resolution and when ready it will be brought to the parliament for passing," said Shukla. The issue was...
  • Pakistan National Assembly resolution is antiIndia: BJP August 14, 2013

    BJP on Tuesday night termed as "antiIndia" the resolution passed by Pakistan National Assembly accusing Indian troops of "unprovoked agressision" on the LoC and extending support to the "struggle" of Kashmiri people and asked the Centre to disapprove of it immediately. "Pakistan's resolution in the National Assembly is antiIndia...The government of...
  • Resolution against India passed in Pakistan's Punjab Assembly August 12, 2013

    Lahore: The Assembly of Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday passed a resolution against India's alleged violation of the Line of Control and asked the federal government to raise the issue at international forums. The resolution, tabled by provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, condemned what it described as "Indian aggression" at...
  • Iran's leader reaches out to US, vows push to resolve nuclear row August 6, 2013

    Dubai: Iran's incoming President Hassan Rouhani used his first press conference on Tuesday to offer an olive branch to the United States in protracted talks on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme, raising hopes of progress after years of stalemate. Rouhani, seen in the West as a relatively moderate leader, said he was...
  • Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital on Sunday. The mammography machine 'Amulet' by Fuji films is claimed to be India's first low dose resolution system. Speaking...
  • India abstains from voting on Syria resolution May 16, 2013

    United Nations: India abstained from voting on the Arabbacked, US supported resolution on Syria in the UN General Assembly, which called for a political transition. India was joined by 58 other countries who abstained in General Assembly voting on the nonbinding resolution, which was passed by 107 votes on Wednesday....
  • Syrian Prime Minister survives Damascus bombing, 6 die April 29, 2013

    Beirut: Syrian Prime Minister Wael alHalki survived a bomb attack on his convoy in Damascus on Monday, state media and activists said, as rebels struck in the heart of President Bashar alAssad's capital. Six people were killed in the blast, the Britishbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, the latest in...
  • Lanka reacts strongly to Tamil Nadu assembly resolution April 9, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday reacted strongly to the recent Tamil Nadu assembly resolution against it, saying it was "disturbing" and asked the critics to visit the country to see the progress on the ground instead of going by "exaggerated" allegations of human rights abuses. The Tamil Nadu Assembly had...
  • Chidambaram slams BJP on Sri Lankan Tamils issue April 8, 2013

    Chennai: Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday night slammed BJP for not supporting the UPA government's efforts to pass a resolution in Parliament on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and rejected accusations hurled at Congress that it did not "support" the cause. Addressing a public meeting in Chennai, Chidambaram...
  • Odisha: Congress' bid to remove Speaker falters April 3, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The Congress' bid to oust Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Kumat Amat suffered a jolt on Wednesday as its notice for adoption of a resolution was rejected for failing to garner the support of at least 28 members of the House. The notice with signature of 27 Congress MLAs was...