I did not ask government to ban book on Bhagat Singh: PJ Kurien

The book cannot be banned, only the term should be deleted from the book

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Wednesday said that he never asked the government to ban a history text book that referred to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a “terrorist”, and only wanted it to remove all such references. The book cannot be banned, only the term should be deleted from the book As the House took up the More...

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The report was tabled in the house on Wednesday by panel chairman Karan Singh
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Ethics panel recommends Mallya expulsion from Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha ethics panel has recommended the expulsion of Vijay Mallya “with immediate effect” from the house after his resignation was rejected by Chairman Hamid Ansari. The report was More...

Mallya sent his resignation to Ansari on Monday, a day before the ethics panel was to meet
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Rajya Sabha ethics panel wants to expel Mallya

New Delhi: The ethics committee of the Rajya Sabha has recommended expulsion of independent member, liquor baron Vijay Mallya, a day after he sent his resignation to Chairman M Hamid Ansari. Mallya sent his resignation More...

There are 24 states where the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) has come down to 2.1 figure
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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India has progressed to great extent in health: Nadda

New Delhi: Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday said India has progressed to a “great extent” in the health arena and overcome several challenges to ensure a healthy India. There are 24 states where the More...

Modi said the organisers had no money to book the hall for Kanhaiya Kumar's programme on Sunday
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Kanhaiya’s Bihar visit funded by liquor mafia: BJP

Patna: The BJP on Tuesday alleged that JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar’s visit to Bihar was funded by the state’s liquor mafia. Modi said the organisers had no money to book the hall for Kanhaiya Kumar’s More...

Parsekar was appointed as his successor as the chief minister
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Would welcome Parrikar back in Goa politics, if he wishes: CM

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday said he would welcome the return of his predecessor, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, to state politics if he so wished. Parsekar was appointed as his successor More...

Rahul Gandhi is the vice president of the Congress and we expect him to become president of the party in 2016
By Agencies On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Rahul to be Congress chief in 2016: Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday said he “expects” Rahul Gandhi to become the party chief during this year. Rahul Gandhi is the vice president of the Congress and we expect him to become More...

The Congress is running away from debate and so raising such issues
By Agencies On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Venkaiah accuses Congress of running away from chopper deal debate

New Delhi: The government on Monday charged the opposition Congress with running away from debate on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and said the entire exercise by the Congress party to raise the Gujarat State More...

Our offer to Dinesh Trivedi is to leave the Trinamool, which awards dishonesty
By Agencies On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Leave Trinamool, join our fold: Congress to Dinesh Trivedi

Kolkata: Two days after Trinamool Congress MP and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi claimed “honesty is being punished and dishonesty rewarded” in his party, West Bengal Congress president Adhir More...

Banerjee said she would look into the legal provisions
By IANS On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Mamata threatens police, draws flak from opposition, civil society

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday issued a virtual threat to the police and accused them of creating pandemonium, saying those who declared prohibitory orders during the ongoing assembly More...