Rajya Sabha passes Bill to replace Collegium system of appointing judges

New Delhi: In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was passed unanimously by the Lok Sabha yesterday. The Bill was passed by a voice vote following a detailed discussion on the government’s proposal to scrap the existing collegium […]

Congress has lost control over its own MPs, CMs: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: Hitting out at the ruling Congress party, leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, on Saturday said that last few Parliament sessions were washed out because of Telangana and the irony is only Congress MPs were protesting against the T-Bill. Addressing a press conference after the completion of last day of […]

Education will help eradicate poverty: Narendra Modi

Chennai: Education is the route to eradicate poverty and every child in India must be educated, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here Sunday. Speaking at the 9th convocation of the SRM University near here, Modi said: “This is an era of knowledge. This is the only potent route to fight poverty. We have to […]

LIVE – Delhi election results 2013: BJP just ahead of AAP, Sheila Dikshit bites dust

New Delhi: In one of the most exciting outcome among the five states that went to polls in November and December, the trends in the Delhi Assembly Elections has surprised many with the first time entrant into the electoral arena, the Aam Aamdi Party putting up a good show. While the Congress was facing a […]

AP CM compares bifurcation plan to cyclone, says will try to stop Telangana

Srikakulam: Comparing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to “cyclone”, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday said he would make efforts to thwart it. “We cannot stop the (natural) cyclone. But, we will definitely try to stop this cyclone that would damage the state. We need your help and cooperation,” he said, speaking at […]

Narendra Modi as PM? Will be elated, says LK Advani

Ahmedabad: Putting to rest the speculations of a rift, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Wednesday praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and said that he will be happy if the latter becomes the next prime minister of India. “I will be proud if Modi becomes the next prime minister of the […]

‘Trinity’ to lead Congress in 2014: Manish Tewari

The “trinity” of Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will lead the Congress in the next Lok Sabha election, party spokesman Manish Tewari has said. Speaking to Rahul Kanwal of Aajtak news channel, Tewari said: “We will go to the people with this ‘Trimurti’. “For nine years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has given us […]

Will not withdraw support to UPA: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav may have called the Congress “cheats” but the veteran politician has no immediate plans to bring down the government. Speaking to an English news channel, the SP chief said that his party will not withdraw outside support to the Congress-led UPA government now. There has been no talk […]