World  /  Published 17.04.22

New ruling union takes control of Pak House

Pakistan’s new ruling alliance took control of the lower house of parliament on Saturday with the election of a new Speaker, cementing control of the Assembly after former Premier Imran Khan was...
By Reuters, PTI in Islamabad

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Rights bodies protest child justice act tweak

A law supposed to give justice to wronged children has been diluted in a way that will further impair chances of redress, alleged rights activists.  The amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 08.04.22

Abrupt end to session sinks price discussion

The budget session of Parliament was abruptly ended on Thursday two days before schedule, prompting the Opposition to accuse the Narendra Modi government of stonewalling in the House a discussion on p...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Lanka govt loses majority in House

Dozens of Sri Lankan lawmakers walked out of the ruling coalition on Tuesday, leaving President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government in a minority in parliament as it struggled to quell protests amid...
By Reuters in Colombo

India  /  Published 02.04.22

Antarctic bill tabled in Parliament

The Union earth sciences ministry on Friday introduced the Indian Antarctic Bill in Parliament, a legislative step to provide regulatory backup to the country’s activities on the ice continent, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 01.04.22

Cong takes price fight to ‘fakir’

“Prashn na puchho fakir se, camera par baante gyan/ Jumlon se bhara jhola lekar, loote Hindustan (Don’t question the fakir, he will only sermonise before cameras/ With a bag full of false ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.03.22

Embattled Imran Khan cancels address to nation

Imran shares some details from 'foreign conspiracy letter' with cabinet members, journalists Pakistan's embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday shared some details from what he c...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Islamabad

India  /  Published 29.03.22

Parliament passes budget

  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the Budget for the next fiscal will attract private investment, and ensure a predictable economic recovery in the years to come. Replying t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.22

Congress takes on fuel ‘dupes’

Rahul attached two news reports, one of them on how suicides and mental health issues had increased among people who lost jobs and suffered cuts in income. Another report explained how the much hyped...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.22

Minister disowns job creation

Employment generation is not the objective of the culture ministry, minister G. Kishan Reddy told Parliament on Thursday, angering the Opposition. BJP MP Harnath Singh Yadav had wanted to know &ldquo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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