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  • Coal scam: Fresh charge sheet to be filed against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday told a special court hearing the coal block allocation case against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda that it will file a supplementary charge sheet in the case as its probe is almost complete. Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge Bharat Parashar fixed August 29...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Togadia 5 days ago

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Pravin Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • Former MP Amitava Nandy dead 1 week ago

    Kolkata: CPI-M leader and former MP Amitava Nandy died on Friday in a hospital, a party leader said. "He lost his battle with cancer on Friday morning. His last rites will be performed on Saturday," Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Gautam Deb said. Nandy, 71, was elected to the 14th Lok...
  • Air India flights won't be delayed even if MPs and VIPs arrive late, says government August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India flights will not to be delayed even if some passengers, including MPs and VIPs, arrive late according to the new guidelines issued on Thursday by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The government has made it clear that "customer-friendly service with efficiency, enthusiasm and cheer" will be...
  • President raps MPs, asks them to behave in Parliament August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: At a time when parliamentarians are stooping to new levels everyday, President Pranab Mukherjee rapped the MPs asking them to uphold Parliament's dignity. "Please, for God's sake, except you nobody can do it. It is our responsibility, we the elected members of both houses including nominated members, to uphold...
  • Smriti Irani got a Yale University 'certificate' for a leadership programme for MPs: HRD Ministry August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Human Resources Development Ministry has clarified minister Smriti Irani's statement about her 'degree' from Yale University. The HRD Ministry said that Irani's participation at a six-day long leadership course at Yale resulted in her getting a certificate for the said programme. "As an MP Mrs Irani was invited...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • TDP MP apologises for sexist remarks made in Parliament, promises to clarify position August 7, 2014

    TDP MP Murli Mohan Maganti tendered an apology after his remark that women should dress in dignified way in Lok Sabha, earlier on Thursday, sparked outrage among politicians across the nation. Maganti promised to clarify his statement to the Speaker on Friday and apologised to one and all. ...
  • TDP MP makes sexist remarks in Lok Sabha, says women should dress in a dignified way August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: TDP MP Murli Manohar Maganti invited the ire of many across the country on Thursday when he remarked that women should dress in a dignified manner, during a discussion on atrocities against women in the Lok Sabha. Maganti also said that women should uphold the Indian culture. Reacting to...
  • Two held for 'objectionable' Facebook post on MP August 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested two persons, including an MBA student, for allegedly creating and posting on a social networking site political cartoons with vulgar comments against YSRCP MP from Araku, K Geetha, police said. Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police arrested I Ravi Kiran of Mahabubnagar...
  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil July 30, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • Eviction of former ministers, ex-MPs from government bungalows begins July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those dragging their heels in the matter, Centre has started eviction proceedings against ex-ministers and former MPs who are still occupying government accommodation. Eviction notices are being served on about 20 former ministers and 120 ex-MPs asking them to clear out of their government accommodation...
  • Omar Abdullah on Shiv Sena MPs: Hooliganism is not expected of MPs July 24, 2014

    This public dining space, which was the centre of this entire controversy where the Shiv Sena men were seen in the video engaging in hooliganism continues to remain shut. Omar Abdullah clearly says that he despises such behaviour. The MPs are chosen by the people, and it is the responsibility...
  • Congress disrupts MP House proceedings over MPPEB scam probe July 21, 2014

    Congress members led by Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare on Monday staged a sit-in in the well of the House demanding tabling of the list of candidates selected for the post of transport constables and also handing over the MPPEB scam probe to CBI. After ruckus on...
  • NHRC seeks report over autopsies done in the open in residential colony July 19, 2014

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Firday issued notice to Madhya Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state's Sagar district. According to an official statement, a notice has been issued to the Principal Secretary...
  • Denial of entry to judge into TN club raised in Lok Sabha July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The denial of entry to a High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club was raised in the Lok Sabha on Friday by a Congress member who wanted central intervention to ensure that "such ridiculous colonial practices" are done away with. Mullappally Ramachandran, MP from Kerala, said it...
  • Indian youths joining ISIS, a disturbing development: BJP MP July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Alarmed by reports of some Indian youths visiting Iraq to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a BJP member in the Lok Sabha on Friday wanted urgent steps to sternly deal with the issue. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Yogi Adityanath said reports that four...
  • Smriti Irani asks MPs to monitor mid-day meal scheme July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: HRD minister Smriti Irani has written to all MPs asking them to be part of committees set up to monitor the mid-day meal scheme which has seen complaints of poor quality of food and corruption. Irani told Lok Sabha that she has written to all MPs requesting them to...
  • Priti Patel, Modi supporter, is now UK minister July 16, 2014

    London: An ardent fan of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has became the treasury minister in the British government. Priti Patel, 42, Conservative MP from Witham, was promoted by Prime Minister David Cameron in the cabinet reshuffle. Patel is Cameron's 'India Diaspora Champion' and accompanied him in his India trips, according...
  • British Indian MP Priti Patel appointed exchequer secretary July 16, 2014

    London: Indian-origin British MP Priti Patel has been appointed exchequer secretary to the Treasury department dealing with tax policy in a major cabinet reshuffle announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday. The Prime Minister's Office said Priti Patel, 42, the Conservative Party MP for Witham in Essex, will now take...
  • MP: Seven children die in wall collapse July 14, 2014

    Burhanpur: In a tragic incident, seven children died when a wall collapsed over their slums in Shikatpura area of Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur town on Sunday night. Seven other people have been inured in the incident that took place due to incessant rains. More details awaited. ...
  • TMC, BJP scuffle in Lok Sabha: Who is to be blamed? July 8, 2014

    Unruly scenes were witnessed in Parliament as Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janata Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. ...
  • TMC MP says some BJP MPs tried to beat him, says one BJP MP was drunk July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janta Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. As soon as the House assembled at 3:30 PM after an...
  • PIL seeking suo motu police FIR registration against Pal filed July 2, 2014

    Kolkata: A PIL was filed before the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday seeking suo motu registration of FIR by the West Bengal Police and penal action against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal who is in the eye of a storm over his derogatory comments against women. Samit Sanyal, a lawyer, filed...
  • Can an ordinary citizen get away with the threat Tapas Pal made against women? Why is WB's woman Chief Minister silent? July 1, 2014

    Television cameras. A large crowd. A public place. People carrying smartphones with easy access to the Internet. People recording his speech on phones. Legal action. If those factors could not deter a man in power from threatening his opponents with rape, what could stop him from actually carrying out his threat?...
  • No new taxes in budget for 2014-15, says MP government July 1, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday proposed no new taxes in the budget for 2014-15, that projects a fiscal deficit of Rs 13,425 crore. Presenting the budget in the state Assembly in Bhopal, Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya said that 34 implements used in agriculture have been exempted from tax. Besides, butter,...
  • MPPEB case: STF submits status report before MP High Court June 30, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF), probing the alleged Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, on Monday filed a status report in the High Court which is monitoring the investigation. The report was submitted in-camera by top STF officials before a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilkar and Justice Alok...
  • Congress demands independent probe in MP exam scam June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday demanded an independent investigation under the auspices of the apex court into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam. The scam is related to recruitment in various government jobs. "We demand a thorough, independent and completely dispassionate investigation into the MP exam scam with a time...
  • As Trinamool sends 5 MPs to Khandwa, party criticised over 'politicisation of rape' June 19, 2014

    Besides questioning the efficacy of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress sending five of its MPs to Madhya Pradesh to enquire into a rape case, women activists here are appalled at the selection of two women MPs in the delegation who had earlier passed snide remarks against a rape victim. Peeved by...
  • MP Police arrests 14 students in pre-medical entrance exam scam June 19, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police has made several arrests in connection with an alleged scam in pre-medical entrance exams. The Special Task Force has arrested 14 students so far on charges of taking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. The STF is examining 450 other students whose...