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July 22, 2017 Congress MLA M Vincent was on Saturday arrested on a rape charge filed against him on the basis of a woman’s complaint. “The MLA has been arrested in the case,” said Kollam Police Commissioner Ajeetha Begum, who is heading the investigation team. Police questioned Vincent for over three hours at the MLA’s […]

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Updated: July 22, 2017 Amid ongoing tensions between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Congress leaders, the JD(U) chief has reached Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s residence for talks in New Delhi on Saturday. According to reports, Kumar will also attend a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee. The meeting has come at a time […]

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Ram Nath Kovind new president of India

New Delhi: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected as the new President of India, securing a massive margin over his United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rival Meira Kumar in a straight fight. In an electoral college of 4,986 voters with a vote value of 10,98,903, Kovind got 2,930 votes carrying […]

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Bus accident at Himachal claims 15 lives.

Fifteen persons were killed and an equal number injured when a private bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district on Thursday, an official said. The accident occurred near Khaneri in Rampur, some 140 km from here. The bus with 35 passengers on board was on its way from Rekong Peo […]

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Rahul Gandhi in Rajasthan: Modi govt not allowing us to speak on farmers in Parliament

New Delhi  July 19, 2017 4:31 pm   Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly not letting his party raise the concerns of farmers inside Parliament. While addressing a farmers’ rally at Banswara in Rajasthan, Gandhi said: “Today, we wanted to raise farmers’ issues in Lok Sabha. PM Modi was present […]

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China ready to attack India, Mulayam claims in Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI,JULY 19, 2017 (PTI) “China is our enemy, not Pakistan. Pakistan can do us no damage,” he says. Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Defence Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday claimed that China was ready to attack India in collaboration with Pakistan, and asked the government to reverse its stand on the Tibet […]

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Parliament adjourned for the day, Mayawati threatens to quit Rajya Sabha (Roundup)

IANS  |  New Delhi July 18, 2017 Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day on Tuesday, the second day of Parliament’s monsoon session, as an aggressive opposition took on the government on a range of issues including atrocities on Dalits and suicides by farmers. In the Rajya Sabha, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati stormed out, threatening to resign when she […]

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Govt asks states to file FIRs over violence in name of cow protection

By PTI  18th July 2017 NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked state governments to compulsorily register FIRs in all “untoward incidents” happening in the name of cow protection, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said the responsibility to maintain law and order, protect life and property and incidents of […]

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Naidu files nomination for vice president

July 18, 2017 National Democratic Alliance Vice Presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said his endeavour will be to further strengthen the parliamentary democratic system, which is India’s strength and beauty. Earlier in the day, Naidu filed his nomination for the upcoming vice-presidential election in the Parliament. Being honoured to be a candidate for the […]

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TMC to launch ‘all out fight’ against Centre in Parliament

July 17, 2017   The Trinamool Congress on Monday decided to launch an “all-out fight” against the Modi government in the monsoon session of Parliament and corner it over its alleged “failures” in dealing with issues like the Darjeeling crisis, standoff with China and GST. The decision was taken by the TMC parliamentary party at […]

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