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  • Logitech X100 wireless speaker launched in India at Rs 2,995 16-04-2014 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Logitech India announced the latest addition to its range of Bluetooth audio products - Logitech X100 Wireless Speaker. It is said to deliver crystal-clear sound for its small size. It includes Bluetooth connectivity and has a batter backup of 5 hours. The built-in mic for handsfree phone calls...
  • Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary taking help of Naxals? 03-04-2014 10:53 PM

    An intelligence report has suggested that Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary, who is contesting Lok Sabha elections, has allegedly entered into a pact with the Naxals to get support in the polls, a charge vehemently denied by the JD(U) leader. "Input dated 30/03/14 reveals that Maoists active in Jamui...
  • Send only English speakers to Lok Sabha: Siddaramaiah to voters 28-03-2014 04:06 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has courted a fresh controversy by urging the voters to send only English knowing people to the Lok Sabha. During his election campaign in Mandya, Siddaramaiah asked the voters to re-elect sitting MP and famous Kannada heroine Ramya. He said that the JDS candidate contesting...
  • Government expedites efforts to select members of Lokpal committee 04-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has expedited efforts to select seven members and chairperson of the Search Committee for Lokpal, official sources said. However, the government may not be able to select chairperson and members for the anti-graft body before Lok Sabha polls following refusal of...
  • Rift in RJD is Nitish's 'conspiracy' for survival of his minority government: Sushil Modi 28-02-2014 11:10 PM

    The BJP today questioned the role of Bihar Assembly Speaker in recognising the 13 RJD MLAs as a separate group and hit at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for hatching "conspiracy" for survival of his minority government. "Role of Speaker is not impartial in the case of division in RJD," senior...
  • LS Speaker accepts resignations of Rajagopal, Purandeswari Devi, MS Reddy 19-02-2014 04:01 PM

    Expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal, who had created a storm by resorting to pepper spraying in Lok Sabha, is no longer a member of the House with Speaker Meira Kumar accepting his resignation today. "I have accepted his resignation with effect from February 19," the Speaker informed the Lok Sabha....
  • Lok Sabha issues statement, says live telecast stalled due to technical glitch 18-02-2014 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: After Speaker Meira Kumar received severe criticism for stalling the live telecast of Lok Sabha proceedings during debate on Telangana Bill, the Lok Sabha has now issued a statement saying that the blackout was a result of technical glitch. "The proceedings of the Lok Sabha could not be...
  • LS Speaker asks Parliamentary committee to probe pepper spray incident 16-02-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has asked Parliament's Committee of Privileges to investigate and submit a report on the pepper spray incident of Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha on February 13 witnessed ugly scenes with Seemandhra MP Lagadapati Rajagopal using a pepper spray and TDP MP Venugopal Reddy...
  • Uttarakhand Speaker Kunjwal wants a grassroot leader as CM 30-01-2014 06:34 PM

    Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal on Thursday said he was in favour of a grassroot leader as the Chief Minister if Congress central leadership goes for a change of guard in the state. Kunjwal is considered close to Union Minister Harish Rawat, who was a strong contender for the...
  • Vasundhara Raje welcomes Kailash Meghwal, says Speaker is charioteer of democracy 23-01-2014 09:22 AM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday said the ruling party and the Opposition were two wheels of the chariot called democracy, and the Assembly Speaker "is the charioteer". In her congratulation message on the election of Kailash Meghwal as the Assembly Speaker, Raje told the House that he had...
  • Congress MLA Rajendra Singh unanimously elected Deputy Speaker of MP Assembly 10-01-2014 07:28 PM

    Senior Congress MLA Rajendra Kumar Singh was unanimously elected Deputy Speaker of theMadhya Pradesh Assembly here on Friday. The proposal to elect Singh as Deputy Speaker was moved by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and seconded by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra. Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare, Mukesh Nayak, Balbir...
  • BJP MLA Sitasharan Sharma appointed as Speaker of MP Assembly 09-01-2014 01:08 PM

    Senior BJP legislator Sitasharan Sharma was on Thursday unanimously elected as the Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly. The proposal to elect Sharma, who represents Hoshangabad seat, was moved by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and seconded by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Dr Narottam Mishra. From the Opposition bench, the proposal was...
  • First session of 14th MP Assembly to start from January 8 04-01-2014 06:54 PM

    The first session of the 14th Madhya Pradesh Assembly will be held between January 8 and 17. "During the ten-day-long session, seven sittings of the House will be held," an official release quoting Assembly's Principal Secretary Rajkumar Pandey said. Besides administering oath to the newly-elected members of the House, the...
  • Pradhyuman Singh appointed as pro-tem Speaker 03-01-2014 05:47 PM

    Senior Congress MLA Pradhyuman Singh has been appointed as pro-tem speaker of the 14th Rajasthan Assembly which will have its first session from January 21. Singh will administer oath to the newly elected MLAs. Three other MLAs - Sunder Lal, Ghanshyam Tiwari and Narayan Singh, have also been appointed to...
  • AAP MLA Maninder Singh Dhir elected Delhi Assembly Speaker 03-01-2014 02:26 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Aam Aadmi Party won the trust vote in the Delhi Assembly, the ruling party managed to get its MLA Maninder Singh Dhir elected as Delhi Assembly Speaker. Dhir got 37 votes, five more than BJP candidate Jagdish Mukhi tally of 32 votes. Mukhi and...
  • Delhi Assembly to elect its Speaker today 03-01-2014 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly will elect its Speaker on Friday. After winning the trust vote with Congress support, ruling AAP may get its own Speaker too. Opposition BJP fielded its candidate Jagdish Mukhi in the election. Congress, which backed the confidence motion sought by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on...
  • BJP to contest for Speaker's post, AAP faces floor test 02-01-2014 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Janakpuri Jagdish Mukhi will file contest for the post of Delhi Assembly Speaker. Mukhi filed his nomination for the post on Thursday even as the BJP issued whip to its MLAs for the vote of confidence motion to be brought by the...
  • Satyanarayan Sharma sworn in as pro-tem Speaker of Chhattisgarh Assembly 02-01-2014 08:53 AM

    Veteran Congress leader and former minister Satyanarayan Sharma on Thursday sworn in as pro-temSpeaker of the fourth legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh. Sharma, who represents Raipur rural seat, was administered the oath by Governor Shekhar Dutt in a function held at Raj Bhawan here. Sharma has been elected to Assembly six...
  • Maninder Singh Dhir will be the Speaker candidate: AAP 31-12-2013 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Jangpura Maninder Singh Dhir will be the party's Speaker candidate. While leaving for the Cabinet meet at Delhi Secretariat, Kejriwal said that his government is working for the betterment of Delhi. "Let us see...
  • BJP refuses pro-tem Speaker's post in Delhi Assembly 31-12-2013 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi has got a new Chief Minister in Arvind Kejriwal and there are six other ministers taking care of different portfolios but the 70-member Assembly is yet to get a Speaker. The search for Delhi Assembly Speaker has intensified as the Bharatiya Janata Party has refused to take...
  • JD(U) pitches its lone MLA for Speaker's post, seeks AAP, Oppn's support 28-12-2013 05:48 PM

    Congratulating Aam Aadmi Party for forming government in Delhi, JD(U) on Saturday asked the ruling party and the Opposition to build a consensus on its lone party MLA Shoaib Iqbal, the senior-most legislator in the House, for the post of Speaker in the state Assembly. Iqbal has already pledged unconditional...
  • Happy Holidays: Headphones, speakers top gift lists 24-12-2013 01:27 PM

    Atlanta: Headphones, speakers and other audio gear are topping the holiday gift lists of many Americans. Audio equipment is among the top-selling electronics gifts this holiday season, accounting for 13 per cent of the $8 billion in consumer electronics sales between November 24 and December 7, according to research firm...
  • Sony launches 3-in-1 device that works as music player, speaker, headphone 26-10-2013 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony launched three headphones, targeting the youth segment using smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. Enthused by over three-fold growth in the headphone market every quarter in India, Sony launched MDR 1, MDR-10R and NWZ-WH303 loaded with advanced features. NWZ-WH303, priced at Rs...
  • Telangana: Seemandhra Congress MP meets Lok Sabha speaker 14-10-2013 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: Seemandhra Congress MP Lagadapati Rajagopal met Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar to convince her to accept his resignation following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Rajagopal and other Seemandhara MPs have been insisiting that the Speaker should accept their resignations. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Rajagopal will address the...
  • Rajasthan Assembly Speaker, son booked on forgery charges 12-10-2013 06:43 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Assembly Speaker and his son have been booked on the charges of forgery and usurping a property.Speaker Deependra Singh Shekhawat and his son Kunal Singh have been accused of furnishing forged documents to avoid paying rent for a property, which was rented out to Kunal, police said. The...
  • Refer RTI amendment Bill to select committee: MP to LS Speaker 22-08-2013 06:20 PM

    Amid growing clamour from civil society against government's move to amend RTI Act to exempt political parties, a member of Parliament has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to refer the proposed legislation to an appropriate standing committee for detailed deliberations. The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2013, which...
  • Speaker SS Bhokta to look into allegations against Assembly staff 26-07-2013 06:47 PM

    Jharkhand Speaker S S Bhokta on Friday assured the state Assembly that he would look into the allegations made against House reporters that they had failed to mention the name of Chief Minister Hemant Soren during his speech during the trust vote on July 18. Bhokta said strict action would...
  • The latest, quirkest tech toys and home accesories 15-07-2013 05:56 PM

    Auto Incredible supercar: The Audi R8 V10 Plus is a blend of great power and many luxuries. It can clock a speed of 100 kph in just 3.5 seconds. Add to that a permanent four-wheel drive, LED lights and a Bang & Olufsen sound system. This one will leave you...
  • MP: Deputy Speaker Harvansh Singh passes away 14-05-2013 09:53 AM

    Seoni: Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker and senior Congress leader Harvansh Singh died in the wee hours on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest. Singh, 65, is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter. The Deputy Speaker, also a former minister, suffered heart attack at his house in his ancestor...
  • UK: Lawmaker Nigel Evans arrested for allegedly raping two men 05-05-2013 07:23 AM

    London: British MP and senior Conservative Party politician Nigel Evans was arrested on Saturday by the London Police after being accused of raping two men. The reports identify the politician as Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, a 55-year-old from Lancashire, northwest England, who has served in Parliament for...