SADHVI

  • After a week long impasse over Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech, Parliament back to business December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After a week of uproar the impasse over Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech has ended in Rajya Sabha. While the govt refused to adopt a resolution condemning her speech in what is being seen as a climbdown the Rajya Sabha Chairman did read out a statement...
  • Live: Culprit was zeroed down during investigation, says Rajnath Singh on Uber rape case December 8, 2014

    As the winter session of Parliament enters its third week on Monday, the deadlock over Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech is showing no signs to end. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu also appealed to opposition parties to leave the issue behind and enable...
  • Government lines up heavy legislative agenda in Parliament this week December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Unfazed by the stalemate over the Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue, government has lined up a heavy legislative agenda in Parliament this week including a bill seeking to replace coal blocks allocation ordinance. The ordinance was brought in the wake of the Supreme Court decision cancelling 214 coal blocks in...
  • Watch: BJP minister keeps mum, plays dumb sheraz with Cyrus Broacha December 6, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't' Cyrus Broacha mocks Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to abstain his party leaders from addressing nation. ...
  • Mics of opposition members turned off deliberately in Lok Sabha, alleges Congress December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The government and opposition parties were at loggerheads in Parliament this week over the controversial statement by Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and the persistent demand for her resignation. The war of words escalated between the two sides with Congress Lok Sabha MP Mallikarjun Kharge alleging that...
  • Controversy over Sadhvi's caste, Opposition says she is not a Dalit December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the hullabaloo over the abusive remarks of Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, a controversy has also arisen now over her caste and her background. While the BJP leaders maintained that the Sadhvi was a Dalit, the Opposition contested that claim and said she came...
  • Government maligning entire community in effort to defend an individual: Mayawati December 5, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday played a Dalit card in defending Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti over her hate speech. BSP supremo Mayawati said, "the minister is from the backward class, not Dalit or schedule caste. Make someone else from that community a minister if the government wants to represent that...
  • Rahul Gandhi leads black mask protests against Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Sporting black bands on their mouths, members of opposition parties led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday staged a silent protest outside Parliament demanding sacking of Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her controversial remarks. Gandhi said, "We are not allowed to express our views in the Parliament, attitude...
  • PM Modi expresses regret in Lok Sabha over Niranjan Jyoti's remarks, opposition walks out December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As the impasse continues between the government and opposition parties over the controversial remarks by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement on the floor of the Lok Sabha. Modi strongly criticised Jyoti's remarks and said that she is new and...
  • Live: PM Modi makes a statement in Lok Sabha over Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    The impasse continues between the government and opposition parties over the controversial remarks by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi too has joined the protest with Trinamool Congress and other opposition parties demanding Jyoti's resignation. ...
  • PM Modi strongly criticises BJP minister's abusive remarks December 5, 2014

    Forced to bow down to pressure from political parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made a statement on the floor of the Rajya Sabha strongly criticising his minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks. ...
  • Face off: Centre downplays Sadhvi Niranjan's sacking, Congress adamant December 4, 2014

    The Prime Minister said Jyoti is a first time minister and a new member of Parliament and the House should show magnanimity by accepting her apology considering this. Modi also said that after the minister's apology the matter should rest and the House resume its normal functioning. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 4, 2014

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  • News360: Another dera mocks law, 'godman' Ashutosh Maharaj's followers defy HC December 4, 2014

    After a stand-off with self-styled godman Rampal, tensions are mounting with the followers of Ashutosh Maharaj in Jalandhar. Followers of Ashutosh Maharaj, who has been in deep freeze since January and was declared clinically dead, are fortifying his ashram in Jalandhar after the court ordered to cremate him. ...
  • PM should sack the BJP minister, let the House function: Derek O'Brien December 4, 2014

    The stand-off in Parliament continues despite a statement from the Prime Minister. TMC's Derek O Brien along with leaders leaders of other opposition parties maintained their demand for resignation from BJP's Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. "In the best tradition of Parliament we heard the PM speak, now it's on him to...
  • Under pressure from opposition parties, Modi says he strongly criticises BJP minister's remarks December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Forced to bow down to pressure from political parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made a statement on the floor of the Rajya Sabha strongly criticising his minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks. "We should follow restrain in our language and be in our limits. I have...
  • Live: PM Modi forced to make a statement in Parliament over Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remark December 4, 2014

    The second week of the winter session of Parliament is expected to remain stormy as opposition parties are set to corner the Narendra Modi government over the controversial statement of Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. ...
  • Disruptions in Parliament continue over BJP minister's controversial remark December 4, 2014

    Opposition protests over BJP minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech stalled Parliament yet again with leaders from all parties seeking an explanation from the PM in the House. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 3, 2014

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  • News 360: Centre differs from BJP president, says Saradha scam money not linked to Burdwan blasts December 3, 2014

    In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday contradicted him on the Burdwan blasts by saying there was no link between Saradha chit fund scam money and blasts. ...
  • Complaint filed against Sadhvi Niranjan for use of abusive language in public rally December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A formal complaint was filed against Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for use of abusive language in Monday's public rally on Wednesday. A complaint under section sections 153-A, B and 295-A IPC has been filed in New Delhi's Tilak Marg Police Station. The charges against the Union Minister include...
  • Narendra Modi must apologise to people of Kashmir: Omar Abdullah December 3, 2014

    Nagrota: In the wake of the controversy over the hate speech by Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must apologise to the residents of Kashmir. "Kashmir is a Muslim majority state and the Prime Minister who will...
  • PM Modi asks MPs to be cautious as BJP plans 2,000 rallies in Delhi December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked party MPs to be cautious when making comments in public in the wake of controversial remarks by Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti at a rally in Delhi which triggered an uproar in Parliament. The Bharatiya Janata Party has...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 2, 2014

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  • An unrelenting Opposition rejects Union Minister Niranjan Jyoti's apology, demands her dismissal December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in Monday's public rally in New Delhi. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. "I had no intentions of hurting sentiments....
  • News360: Minister Niranjan Jyoti apologises, Opposition demands her sacking December 2, 2014

    Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in a public rally on Monday. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 2, 2014

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  • Centre under attack over 'U Turns', Sadhvi speech December 2, 2014

    The Opposition, while dismissing the apology from Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, demanded that an FIR must be lodged against her as she has accepted a cognizable offence. They also demanded that the minister must be sacked and the Prime Minister, as head of the government, should make a statement...
  • Cartoon of the day: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti controversial remark December 2, 2014

    Facing severe criticism over her "Muslims, Christians sons of Ram" remark, Minister of State in the Bharatiya Janata Party led-government Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti apologised in Parliament on Tuesday. ...
  • Amid Sadhvi row, Amit Shah asserts BJP's objective is social harmony December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: On a day BJP came under attack over alleged communal remarks by Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, its president Amit Shah said the party has stood for principles of social harmony since days of the Jan Sangh and will continue to do so. "BJP is a party which has...