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New Delhi, Dec.6 (ANI): Union Minister for Shipping G.K.Vasan has ina written reply told members of the Rajya Sabha that the government is actively developing and regulating waterways that have been declared national waterways.
Parliament pays tributes to Nelson Mandela, adjourns till Monday Dec 6, 12:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till Monday as a mark of respect to the memory of South Africa's first elected president Nelson Mandela, who passed away last night.
This is 'Nirbhaya Moment' of Indian media: Derek O'Brien Nov 22, 2:19 pm
Kolkata, Nov. 22 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) vice president and Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, Derek O'Brien, on Friday termed sexual assault case involving Telhelka editor-in-chief editor Tarun Tejpal "as the 'Nirbhaya Moment' of the media".
Jaitley criticises Aggarwal for his tea seller remark about Modi Nov 14, 7:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Thursday criticised Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal for his 'tea seller can't be PM' remark on BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
'India may continue to win but there will not be another Sachin Tendulkar': Omar Abdullah Nov 5, 2:25 pm
Jammu, Nov.5 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday conveyed his best wishes to batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar who is set to play his last Test match starting November 14, and said that it would be hard to replace the iconic figure.
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Professor P.J. Kurien on Monday reiterated that India attaches the highest priority to its relations with China and is committed to further developing friendly and cooperative relations with this important neighbour.
BJP will dethrone those in power at Centre, Bihar: Jaitley Oct 27, 1:51 pm
Patna, Oct. 27 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Sunday took a jibe at the ruling Congress Party and the Janata Dal (United) -led Bihar government, and said that he is confident that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would dethrone the governments at the Centre and in Patna in the next elections.
Congress MP Rasheed Masood disqualified from Rajya Sabha Oct 21, 4:04 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament Rasheed Masood has been disqualified from the Rajya Sabha after being convicted in a corruption case.
Geneva, Oct.8 (ANI): India has fulfilled all its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention, including destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles in advance of the timeline agreed under the Convention, said Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien on Tuesday, while intervening during a discussion on banning the use and destruction of chemical weapons at the 129th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) here.
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday remained confident about the rejection of the Cabinet-proposed ordinance on convicted lawmakers, and accused the Centre of rescuing fraudulent politicians, ahead of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital on Wednesday.
Gandhinagar, Oct. 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Rupani on Tuesday defended the Gujarat State Assembly's decision to pass the controversial Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013 without amendments, and alleged that state Governor Kamla Beniwal is acting on behalf of the Congress Party.
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said the consecutive day arrests of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in connection to corruption cases stand proof to a changing India against corruption, and said that the time had come for increased accountability in polity.
Rasheed Masood taken to Tihar Jail Oct 1, 5:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): Delhi Police on Tuesday evening took Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood to the Tihar Jail here hours after he was convicted on corruption charges in connection with the MBBS scam.
'Corrupt will now be afraid': BJP on Masood's sentence Oct 1, 3:51 pm
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday welcomed the arrest of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood after he was sentenced to four years in prison in connection with the MBBS seat scam, and said the corrupt will now be afraid.
Medical admission scam: Rasheed Masood sentenced to four years in jail(Update/Rasheed Masood) Oct 1, 3:24 pm
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Congress Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Rasheed Masood was sentenced to serve four years in prison in connection with his role in a medical admission scam.
Medical admission scam: Verdict on Rasheed Masood today Oct 1, 10:26 am
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): The quantum of punishment on Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Rasheed Masood, who has been convicted of medical admission scam, will be pronounced by a Delhi Court on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Sept. 28 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Kunal Ghosh, who has been suspended from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) for his anti-party activities, on Saturday said the allegation that his statement has maligned the image of the party is baseless.
Kunal Ghosh suspended from TMC Sep 28, 5:53 pm
Kolkata, Sep 28 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has suspended Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Kunal Ghosh from the party.
'Diminished' PM might be 'footnote' in history: Arun Jaitley Sep 28, 4:09 pm
Guwahati, Sept. 28 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, on Saturday accused Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh of diminishing the dignity of the country's top office, and said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the ordinance for convicted lawmakers was a 'belated realization' that was part of his party's 'grandstanding' to cut its losses in the lead-up to the 2014 general elections.
Congress 'rift' on convicted lawmakers ordinance will damage country's reputation: SP Sep 28, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 28 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Saturday criticised the Congress Party for being divided on its stand on the ordinance for convicted lawmakers, and said the rift not only damages the reputation of the ruling party, but also affects the reputation of the country.
Congress rejection of ordinance on convicted politicians a 'damage control exercise': Jaitley Sep 27, 3:39 pm
New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Friday described Rahul Gandhi's rejection of the ordinance on convicted politicians as a 'desperate damage control exercise', and said it is intended to show to the country that the government can make mistakes, but the Congress's first family cannot.
BJP leaders meet President, ask him not to sign UPA Govt. ordinance on convicted lawmakers Sep 26, 7:52 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 26 (ANI): After meeting President Pranab Mukherjee here on Thursday, senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party-L.K. Advani, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley told media that they had told the former not to sign the UPA-led Central Government's ordinance aimed at diluting the Supreme Court's decision on not allowing convicted lawmakers to sit in Parliament or State Assemblies.
Modi could address supporters at replica of Red Fort to 'fulfill ambitions': Lalu Yadav Sep 23, 8:50 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 23 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for skipping the National Integration Council (NIC) meeting held here earlier today, and mocked the prospect of the Gujarat Chief Minister taking over as the country's leader, after the 2014 general elections.
Congress MP Rasheed Masood found guilty in MBBS seat allocation case Sep 20, 10:30 am
New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): A Special CBI court has held Rajya Sabha member Rasheed Masood guilty in a case of corruption and other offences.
Muzaffarnagar riots: Centre calls NIC meet on Sept 23 Sep 14, 11:28 am
New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): A meeting of the National Integration Council (NIC) has been called on September 23, by the Center to discuss how to combat communalism and casteism in the wake of the Muzaffarnagar riots which claimed atleast 40 lives.
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