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  • Unfair to call Jharkhand a hub of mob killing: PM Narendra Modi
    India NewsUnfair to call Jharkhand a hub of mob killing: PM Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed pain over the death of a 24-year-old man who was mercilessly thrashed by a mob in Jharkhand last week; but mentioned that it is not right to insult the state - which is ruled by the BJP - by calling it a "hub of lynching".

    21 days ago
  • PM Narendra Modi slams Congress' arrogance, says "Did India lose in Wayanad?"
    PoliticsPM Narendra Modi slams Congress' arrogance, says "Did India lose in Wayanad?"

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept his focus on slamming the Congress on the second day of Rajya Sabha, berating it over issues ranging from voting machines, Citizens' list in Assam and the passing of bills in Rajya Sabha. He also mocked the party over their victory and defeat in the elections.

    21 days ago
  • Arun Jaitley cancer treatment begins in New York, may miss budget 2019
    India NewsArun Jaitley cancer treatment begins in New York, may miss budget 2019

    Sadly, the Finance minister Arun Jaitley has been diagnosed with soft tissue cancer in his thigh, which may spread to body parts in a short while. As such he has already left for cancer treatment in New York. It is likely that Mr. Jaitely will miss the government’s interim budget, to be held before the Lok Sabha elections on February 1.

    6 months ago
  • Reservation bill providing 10% quota for upper caste poor challenged in SC
    India NewsReservation bill providing 10% quota for upper caste poor challenged in SC

    After passing 10 % reservation bill in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the plea has been filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday challenging the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. If the bill gets 100 percent approval from apex court then it will certainly give 10 percent reservation in jobs and education for the economical weaker sections (EWS) of the general category.

    6 months ago
  • PM Narendra Modi 'delighted' as Rajya Sabha passes 10% quota bill
    India NewsPM Narendra Modi 'delighted' as Rajya Sabha passes 10% quota bill

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed his "delighted" over the passage of Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha to provide 10 per cent quota to upper castes in government jobs and higher educational institutions and called it "a victory for social justice".

    6 months ago
  • After Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha passes 10% quota bill for poor in general category
    India NewsAfter Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha passes 10% quota bill for poor in general category

    Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Parliament on Wednesday passed a landmark Constitution amendment bill providing for 10 per cent reservation to upper castes in government jobs and higher educational institutions, with the Rajya Sabha voting it late in the night after rejecting a demand for referring it to a select committee for detailed scrutiny.

    6 months ago
  • Quota for upper castes: Modi govt introduces amendment bill in Rajya Sabha
    India NewsQuota for upper castes: Modi govt introduces amendment bill in Rajya Sabha

    After series of debate and arguments, the 10% quota bill for the economically poor from the 'General Category' received majority vote in the Lok Sabha and was passed to Rajya Sabha. The government today has introduced the amendment bill in Rajya Sabha so as to give reservation in state jobs and educational institutions for upper caste poor people.

    6 months ago
  • Hope to get cooperation in RS on triple talaq bill: BJP
    PoliticsHope to get cooperation in RS on triple talaq bill: BJP

    Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said the government is hopeful of getting cooperation from all parties on the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha, where the government does not have a majority and the previous bill on the subject was stuck due to opposition's reservations.

    7 months ago
  • Bihar crisis over! BJP's big announcement today
    PoliticsBihar crisis over! BJP's big announcement today

    Ram Vilas Paswan's party and BJP will be working together to aim victory in Bihar, an unconfirmed report claimed after Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley's meeting with Paswan.

    7 months ago
  • Consumer Protection Bill: 10 new things you don't know
    Finance and MarketsConsumer Protection Bill: 10 new things you don't know

    The three-decade-old consumer protection bill has been changed to give more powers to the consumers. With this new Bill, it is likely that online retailers or shopkeepers cannot fool you. The Lok Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill 2018. The bill, now, will go to the Rajya Sabha and will replace the archaic Consumer Protection Act 1986.

    7 months ago