World  /  Published 24.11.18

Sirisena to write book on Lanka crisis

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who last month abruptly sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe and replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapksa, will write a book on his “unsu...
By PTI in Colombo

North East  /  Published 21.11.18

Citizen bill JPC extends date

The joint parliamentary committee (JPC) on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Tuesday extended the date for receiving suggestions for amendments from its own members till November 27. The committe...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.19

Collaboration is not the BJP's strength

The irony is telling. The need for contemplation seems to have acquired considerable urgency in this Age of Instantaneity. The controversy over the Centre’s haste in passing crucial bills has direct...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.08.19

‘K’? Must be karyakarta, not Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met party MPs behind closed doors at Parliament House but spoke not a word about Kashmir while lecturing them on the importance of being karyakartas, sources s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Don’t rely on Parliament, MP Manoj Jha tells teachers

Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Manoj Jha on Saturday asked protesting teachers not to depend any more on Parliament, a day after the Congress voted in favour of a law that empowers the government to declare ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.19

Harsh Vardhan meeting does not end doctors' protest on medical commission bill

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has decided to continue its opposition to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, especially against the newly introduced Section 32.The section, which was not...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.07.19

UGC Hindi prod to varsities

The University Grants Commission has nudged all the 900-odd universities in India to teach Hindi compulsorily to undergraduate students, the Centre admitted in Parliament on Thursday.The commission’...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.07.19

Opposition demands Modi statement on Trump's Kashmir comment

US President Donald Trump’s statement rocked both Houses of Parliament on Tuesday. The Upper House was adjourned for two hours and the Opposition walked out of the Lok Sabha. The Opposition dem...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.20

Derek O' Brien gives speech from Parliament corridor

In an unprecedented act, Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Derek O'Brien on Friday gave a 10-minute speech, not in the House, but from a corridor of the Parliament building, in a protest against, w...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.05.19

Russia is targeting Europe’s elections, as are far-right copycats

Less than two weeks before pivotal elections for the European Parliament, a constellation of websites and social media accounts linked to Russia or far-right groups is spreading disinformation, encour...
By New York Times News Service in London


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