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Opposition BJP flays TDP claim on I-T raids against CM Ramesh

BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao countered the TDP leaders’ claim that the central government ordered the I-T raids in Andhra Pradesh as the elections were round the corner.

published on : 13th October 2018

I-T dept raids Rajya Sabha MP CM Ramesh’s properties, TDP cries foul

The MP alleged that every time there is an election, the BJP government resorts to such tactics.  

published on : 13th October 2018

I-T raids on TDP MP CM Ramesh's properties in Andhra, Telangana

Describing it as a political vendetta by BJP-led NDA government, Ramesh said he has nothing to hide and he will cooperate completely.

published on : 12th October 2018

Cheater held in Rajasthan for promising top jobs, Rajya Sabha seat

Sanjay Singh Naruka claimed that he had contacts with high-profile politicians and government officers, police said.

published on : 5th October 2018

Data storage within India to create market entry barrier: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The Rajya Sabha MP said that India at present does not have the physical infrastructure to host large-scale data centre.

published on : 24th September 2018

SC seeks Sharad Yadav's reply on plea of Nitish Kumar faction to place documents on new party

A two-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and also comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan, issued the notice to Yadav and sought his response within two weeks.

published on : 24th September 2018

MPs must protect parliament supremacy: Harivansh Narayan Singh

Aadhi abaadi (half the country’s population) must get at least half the representation in Parliament. 

published on : 9th September 2018

Need to reframe rules to take care of erring parliament members: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Those leaving their parties must also quit their House membership, Naidu said, elaborating on his suggestion to reform the anti-defection law for quick action against party hoppers.

published on : 4th September 2018

BJP leader's plea against Rajya Sabha election has vague allegations: Ahmed Patel to SC

The issue was not the allegations, the question was as to how to answer them and how can one bribe the unnamed persons, senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi said to the apex court.

published on : 31st August 2018

Azam Khan threatened my daughters: Amar Singh to meet UP Governor

Amar Singh held a press conference here in which he said that Azam Khan threatened his 17-year-old twin daughters in an interview with a news channel.

published on : 29th August 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A parliamentarian for 12 terms; 10 in Lok Sabha, twice in Rajya Sabha

The only time Vajpayee lost a Lok Sabha election was against Madhavrao Scindia of Congress from Gwalior in 1984, when he lost by a margin of close to 2 lakh votes.

published on : 16th August 2018

We can't take over legislative functions, says Supreme Court on Motor Vehicles Bill

Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Pinky Anand, appearing for the Centre, said the bill was likely to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session, which generally begins late November.

published on : 13th August 2018

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Parties that helped NDA win are hypocrites, says Congress

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi also claimed that the Opposition unity was intact, even though some parties had voted against the Opposition nominee in the August 9 election.

published on : 13th August 2018

'Éffectively engaged' with various stakeholders in first year as Vice President: Venkaiah Naidu

The vice president's secretariat also posted five tweets giving a summary of Naidu's outreach during the year.

published on : 11th August 2018

Congress accuses Amit Shah of hiding liabilities in Rajya Sabha poll affidavit; BJP terms allegations 'fake'

They charged the BJP chief of hiding the fact that two plots of land owned by him were being mortgaged by his son Jay for obtaining credit facility.

published on : 11th August 2018
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