Soni, Sharma take oath as RS members

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Union Ministers Ambika Soni and Anand Sharma were among the 52 members who took oath of the membership of Rajya Sabha on Monday. It is the first day of the Monsoon session of Parliament.

Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan, Samajwadi Party spokesperson Mohan Singh an

Parliament adjourns after obituary references

NEW DELHI: Parliament on Monday adjourned for the day after paying tributes to former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat and two sitting members who died during the inter-session period. Today is first day of the monsoon session


30 Bills to be tabled in Monsoon Session

NEW DELHI: Government is likely to introduce 30 Bills in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, beginning on Monday. The Bills include the Direct Tax Code Bill and the Whistleblower Bill.

The Civil Nuclear Liability Bill and the Women’s Reservation Bill are also listed for consideration and passing.

As prices shoot up, MPs want hike

New Delhi With prices rising, lawmakers of the world’s largest democracy are seeking a better pay package.

A Parliamentary committee has recommended that the monthly salary of MPs be hiked from Rs 16,000 to Rs 80,001, a rupee more than a Secretary to the Union Government.

The matter is under the..

European MPs offer help for Bhopal

Twenty-three members of the European Parliament have, in a letter to Prime Minsiter Dr Manmohan Singh , offered support to the Government of India in assessing environmental contamination in Bhopal, Nityanand Jayaraman of the organisation International Campaign for Justice in Bh

Meira asks MPs to be sincere

Srinagar June 22: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today cautioned that unless law makers were sincere, the judiciary and the executive could encroach upon areas that legitimately belong to the legislature.

“If the legislators perform their duties sincerely, the entire nation is proud of them.



Stage set for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha polls

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116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...


Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...