India  /  Published 18.08.21

SP MP booked for defending Taliban

Samajwadi Party MP Shafiqur Rehman Barq has been booked for sedition following his recent remarks allegedly defending the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and equating it with India's own fre...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.21

The legacy of Justice Rohinton Nariman

In his book on Zoroastrian scripture, Rohinton Nariman writes evocatively about Spenta Mainyu, the holy spirit that shows man the path to truth. As judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Na...
By Arghya Sengupta

India  /  Published 17.08.21

Panel to decide on penalty for House chaos

A committee of parliamentarians, from the ruling alliance and the opposition, can be formed to take action against members who create a ruckus in Rajya Sabha, sources told NDTV. Seven or nine senior ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.08.21

SC glare on House bill passage

The Supreme Court on Monday chided the government for pushing through a tribunal reforms bill without a proper debate in Parliament. The Opposition has been complaining that bills were being passed&n...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.08.21

CJI: Lack of debate leads to gap in law

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Sunday regretted the lack of debate in Parliament and state legislatures, his remark coming against the backdrop of the Centre railroading several bills through P...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.08.21

CJI laments House ruckus

Observing that the law-making process in the country is in a "sorry state of affairs", Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Sunday rued the lack of debates in Parliament, saying this led to ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.21

RS ruckus: CPI MP seeks probe

CPI MP Binoy Viswam has written to the secretary-general of Rajya Sabha requesting him to conduct a detailed probe into the events of August 11 and alleged that "selective leaking" of CCTV f...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.08.21

Brinda ‘RSS shakha’ barb

CPM politburo Brinda Karat blamed the Central government for the disruption of the monsoon session as the BJP was trying to run Parliament as an ‘RSS shakha’. “It is the responsibil...
By Animesh Bisoee

India  /  Published 13.08.21

'Chair in Houses not as neutral'

With a tumultuous Parliament session ending with unruly scenes, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said the Chair in both Houses was "not as neutral as it should be" and asserted...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.08.21

Opp conspiring to defame democracy

Union Minister and Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed the opposition parties over the ruckus in Parliament during the Monsoon Session, saying the competit...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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