- SourcesIraq's Sadr rejects returning to square one in forming government
Iraq's Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday confirmed that his Sairoon Coalition will not return to square one.2 years agoSourcesWorld Hindu Congress: A message of unity anew, 125 years after Vivekananda's speech
A century-and-a-quarter after Swami Vivekananda's rousing speech to the World Parliament of Religions here in 1893, the World Hindu Congress has declared its objective to re-connect the 1.1 billion Hindus worldwide with their common heritage and their spiritual link to people of all other denominations.2 years agoSourcesWe stand by Muslim women in quest for social justice: Modi
Ruing that the triple talaq bill could not be passed by Parliament in the last monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the "whole country" stands by the Muslim women to ensure them social justice.2 years agoSourcesWhy can't EC link parties' recognition with bar on those with criminal past: SC
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government if it can direct the Election Commission to include in the symbol order a clause that a political party is liable to lose its recognition if it fields candidates with criminal antecedents.2 years agoSourcesNo change in Rahul Gandhi's programme in London: Sam Pitroda
There has been "misinformation campaign" about cancellation of Congress President Rahul Gandhis visit to British parliament during his forthcoming visit to UK and he will have interactions as planned, Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) Chairman Sam Pitroda said on Saturday.2 years agoCitiesJNU student Umar Khalid gun shot in Delhi, near Parliament house
Independence Day is heading and despite of high security in the capital Delhi, Umar Khalid, an ex student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, was shot at this afternoon at the Constitution Club near parliament. Luckily, Khalid was left unhurt, but the attacker managed to escape from the scene.2 years agoSourcesOne held for burning Constitution's copy: Police
A youth leader was arrested from Haryana on charge of burning a copy of the Constitution of India and shouting slogan against Dr B.R. Ambedkar at a protest here, police said on Sunday.2 years agoPoliticsRajya Sabha election: How Rajya Sabha members are elected?
Recently, there was a poll for the selection of Rajya Sabha deputy chariman. The post was vacant since June this year following the retirement of PK Kurien. The BJP-led NDA's nominee is Harivansh Narayan Singh, a parliamentarian from Bihar. On the other hand, Congress has voted for its candidate, BK Hariprasad, MP from Karnataka. BJP candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh won the seat with 125 votes, while UPA candidate got 105 votes2 years agoSources'Most productive monsoon session of Parliament since 2000'
The Monsoon session of Parliament, which concluded on Friday, was the "most productive" such session since 2000, with the House working 110 per cent of its scheduled time.2 years agoSourcesRuckus stalls RS proceedings, House adjourned till 2.30 p.m.
The Rajya Sabha on Friday saw repeated disruptions and was adjourned till 2.30 p.m. amid ruckus created by the opposition over various issues, including the Rafale jet deal.2 years agoTop Stories