In election mode, Cong sets up new CEC team

Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi has convened a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Strategy group on Tuesday ahead of the upcoming special session of Parliament

05 Sep 2023

Jurist claims Rohini panel erred by not holding survey

The report by the Justice Rohini Commission regarding the sub-categorisation of OBCs was submitted to the government in July this year.

03 Sep 2023

Seven more names in INDIA panels as campaign starts from October 2

The campaign committee of 21 members will meet soon and firm up the agenda for the bloc at the earliest, said a senior leader, who is a member of the campaign committee.

03 Sep 2023

Abhishek meets Rahul & Kejriwal to broker peace
 

AAP had threatened to boycott the Patna meeting if Congress does not support it on the Delhi ordinance issue. It was after the intervention of the TMC chief that both parties reached a consensus. 

01 Sep 2023

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s Lok Sabha suspension revoked

Appearing before the panel, Chowdhury said he had no intention to hurt or insult anyone, adding his speeches are misinterpreted at times as he mixes them with Bengali words.

31 Aug 2023

Deadline for Aadhaar-based pay extended to Dec 31

The Union government extended the deadline for enabling payment of wages through the system to December 31. Earlier, the deadline was September 1 and this is the fifth extension by the Centre.

31 Aug 2023

42 per cent of NREGA workers in a fix post Aadhaar payout

To be eligible for APBS wage payments, a worker must have a job card and her bank account should be seeded with an Aadhaar card.

28 Aug 2023

Road to 2024: Seat-sharing, state-level ties to figure in 'INDIA' alliance talks

Setting up 11-member coordination committee to be of utmost importance

28 Aug 2023

Why federalism in India is more an aspiration than a reality

The founding fathers of the Constitution created two law-making silos, one for the Centre and the other for the states. The third was a mixed bag.

27 Aug 2023

Bills on criminal laws: Sanskrit titles written in English, panel told

The meeting also saw dissenting voices when members were asked to submit their report on the Bills in 15 days.

26 Aug 2023

INTERVIEW | Brinda Karat says Manipur govt has 'created Wagah border' inside strife-torn state

Deliver justice to victims and pay attention to the voices of people of the state, says CPI(M) leader.

23 Aug 2023

‘Decision on Rohini panel report before LS polls’ 

A count of all castes is must for proportional distribution of reservation, says MoS, Social Justice, Ramdas Athawale

23 Aug 2023

Obsolete laws should replace rules that suit present needs: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Expressing concern over the decline in dignity and decorum in legislatures,

23 Aug 2023

OBC politics in for churn after SC nod for Bihar caste survey

As opposition steps up call for caste surveys, ruling BJP’s ambiguous stand on the issue may dent the party’s fortunes

20 Aug 2023

Parliamentary Panel to review three new criminal law bills this week

While Congress has called for wider consultations, DMK, the ruling party of Tamil Nadu, has expressed strong objections against the use of Hindi names in the new criminal laws.

20 Aug 2023