2013-12-05 11:46 PM
BJP leader Balbir Punj said that former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly must face the consequences after allegations of sexual harassment was leveled agaisnt him by a law intern. Meanwhile, a three-judge committee of the Supreme Court indicted Justice AK Ganguly of committing an "act of unwelcome behaviour" and "conduct of sexual nature" towards a woman law intern but dropped any further action since he was a retired judge on the day of the incident.
2013-12-05 09:57 PM
Under intense pressure from the BJP, the Centre on Thursday agreed to make changes in the contentious draft Communal Violence Bill.
2013-12-05 08:31 PM
Cabinet on Thursday cleared the Telangana draft bill with 10 districts. The meeting lasted for three hours after which the decision was taken.
2013-12-05 06:55 PM
The creation of Telangana was back to haunt the Congress with the Union Cabinet meeting on Thursday evening to disuss the final draft report prepared by the Group of Ministers.
2013-12-05 05:38 PM
Keen to get key reforms bills passed, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has reached out to opposition BJP to get Parliament approval for the long-awaited Insurance Bill and Direct Taxes Code Bill in the Winter session that began on Thursday.
2013-12-05 05:31 PM
There is no wave in favour of the BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asserted on Thursday.
2013-12-05 05:02 PM
The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government has made several changes in the original draft of the Communal Violence (Prevention, Control and Rehabilitation of Victims) Bill. Sources say the new Bill is proposed to be neutral between communities and there is no onus on the majority community.
2013-12-05 04:59 PM
If on December 8 the result of the Assembly elections is in accordance of what post-poll surveys seem to be suggesting, then perhaps the Congress is going to find it very hard to bring the BJP on board over several key economic matters. The BJP has continued to oppose a hike in FDI and insurance.
2013-12-05 04:54 PM
The exit polls, which are predicting the exit of Congress from Delhi, have failed to give a clearer picture. Each poll has given a different figure and the difference between these polls is huge which has led to more confusion.
2013-12-05 04:28 PM
With the Lok Sabha elections just five months away, the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to formally invite former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to rejoin party.
2013-12-05 03:43 PM
While the exit polls surveys indicate at a clear majority for BJP in the assembly elections, Congress has said that it does not believe in the exit polls and said that it will do well in all the 4 states. "People should not trust the exit polls. No one says anything when results are declared after exit polls," Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv shukla said.
2013-12-05 03:33 PM
While the Haryana government on Thursday served a chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over Vadra-DLF land deal cancellation issue, BJP leader Yashnwant Sinha supported Khemka and said that Khemka is fighting corruption and this shouldn't be done to anyone fighting corruption.
2013-12-05 02:06 PM
The controversy over the issue of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is refusing to die down with state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah challenging Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for an open debate 'anytime, anywhere'.
2013-12-05 01:18 PM
As the final Telangana draft report prepared by the Congress Group of Ministers is likely to be placed before the Cabinet on Thursday, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has called for a bandh against the proposal to merge two districts of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh with the proposed state.
2013-12-05 11:53 AM
A section of voters in Delhi chose to exercise the newly-introduced 'None Of The Above Option' (NOTA) option on Wednesday saying they have "little expectations" from any of the political parties engaged in the electoral battle.
2013-12-05 11:01 AM
The Congress will be hoping to push through some of the pending bills including the Lokpal and the Women's Reservation Bills to garner maximum brownie points before the Lok Sabha elections. But Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has reiterated his opposition to the Women's Reservation Bill.
2013-12-05 10:47 AM
As the winter session of Parliament is set to begin on Thursday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the government will make an effort to evolve consensus on all Bill. He said there will be an effort to do maximum pending work as the session is a short one.
2013-12-05 10:09 AM
The Haryana government on Thursday served chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over Vadra-DLF land deal cancellation issue. He has been given 15 days time to reply to the chargesheet. The state government has chargesheeted Khemka for overstepping his jurisdiction in the cancellation of Vadra-DLF land deal.
2013-12-05 09:34 AM
Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against bringing the Communal Violence Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament.
2013-12-05 08:56 AM
The final Telangana draft report prepared by the Congress Group of Ministers will be placed before the Cabinet on Thursday, according to sources.
2013-12-05 08:22 AM
The most watched election this year is turning out to be the battle for Delhi. A record voter turnout on Wednesday and exit polls are predicting a three-way thriller. Around 67 per cent of the electorate voted on Wednesday in the fiercely fought Delhi assembly polls billed as a litmus test for ruling Congress ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
2013-12-05 08:06 AM
The winter session of Parliament is set to begin on Thursday and it will possibly be the last session before the General Elections of 2014. The Congress will be hoping to push through some of the pending bills which could be the political game-changers ahead of polls.
2013-12-04 11:53 PM
The chair BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sat on during a recent rally in Agra was up for grabs but there are no takers anymore.
2013-12-04 11:21 PM
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam was among a large number of voters in several constituencies in Delhi who on Wednesday faced problems in exercising their franchise because of malfunctioning of EVMs.
2013-12-04 11:12 PM
As Delhi went to polls on Wednesday, all the attention went to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the two other chief ministerial aspirants Arvind Kejriwal and Dr Harsh Vardhan who went to the respective polling booths to cast their votes.
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