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Not possible to implement women's reservation immediately: BJP

The BJP today said it was impossible to implement women's reservation in time for the upcoming election and promised to implement it for the 2029 election. "If you pass this bill today, I can promise you that there will be MPs from women's reservation quota in this house in 2029,&quo

Lok Sabha passes women’s reservation bill

The Lok Sabha passed the Women's Reservation Bill with 454 votes on Wednesday evening. The Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam will grant 33% seats to women in the Lower House of Parliament as well as state legislative assemblies. Implementation of the proposed law can however take several more years &

UAE-India passenger ship service expected to begin soon; tickets at Rs 10,000, baggage limit 200 kg

Dubai, Sep 19: President of Indian Association Sharjah said that passenger ship travel between Kerala and UAE will be launched soon with ticket prices at just AED 442 (Rs 10,000) and an allowance of 200 kg of baggage. The ship is expected to reach Kerala in three days’ time from UAE. A

Women's Reservation Bill cleared in key Cabinet meet chaired by PM Modi: Sources

New Delhi : 19 September 2023 (Agencies) A proposed legislation to ensure 33 per cent reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies was cleared by the Union Cabinet, sources told India Today TV on Monday. The government is yet to make an official statement on this but it is believed th

Parliament Special Session: 'On Ganesh Chaturthi, we'll move to new Parliament,' says PM Modi

New Delhi: 18 September,2023 ( PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that tomorrow on Ganesh Chaturthi, we will move to the new Parliament. Addressing the media before the commencement of Parliament's special session, Modi said, “Tomorrow, on Ganesh Chaturthi, we will move to

National Anthem played 2 times in Lok Sabha, Speaker orders probe

New Delhi: 18 September 2023 (Agencies) The opposition parties started raising a ruckus calling the National Anthem played in the House without the presence of the Speaker and playing the National Anthem twice as disrespect to the Speaker. Amid uproar from opposition leaders, Lok Sabha Speaker Om

2020 Delhi riots: SC adjourns hearing of Umar Khalid’s bail plea for 4 weeks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday listed after four weeks, the bail petition of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and activist Umar Khalid, who was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his alleged involvement in the larger conspiracy leading to riots in North-East ar

Menace of street dogs discussed in Supreme Court; SG Mehta calls it ‘serious issue’

New Delhi, September 11 Man’s best friend was in for some biting criticism in the Supreme Court on Monday when a lawyer told Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud about how he was hounded and attacked by a pack of dogs in his neighbourhood. Known for having a keen eye for finer points of la

Nothing Hindu about what the BJP does: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has hit out at the BJP during an interaction with students and academics in Paris, saying that the governing party is out to get power at any cost and that there is nothing Hindu about their actions. During the interaction on Saturday at the Sciences PO University in Par

Consensus reached, New Delhi Declaration adopted at G20

In a huge win for India's G20 presidency, the New Delhi Leaders' Summit Declaration was adopted on Saturday after consensus was reached among the member states. "Have just got the good news that due to the hard work of our teams and your cooperation, a consensus has been reached on the

PM's instructions to ministers on Sanatana remark row, India-Bharat debate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that DMK leader Udhayanidhi Stalin's controversial ‘Sanatana Dharma’ remark should be answered properly. He also advised the ministers against commenting on the India vs Bharat dispute, adding that only the authorized person should speak

SC to EC: No deletion of names from voters’ lists without notice

The Supreme Court of India, in a judgement delivered on 4 August, had directed the Election Commission of India to ensure that voters’s names are not deleted without proper on-ground verification and without serving notice first. The judgement followed reports from different parts of the co

From India to ‘Bharat’? Govt likely to bring proposal to change country's name in Parliament special session

The five-day special session of Parliament is set to begin on 18 September and there is much anticipation around the possibility of a big decision from the government. After UCC and ‘one-nation, one election’ another guess is going around, which points towards an official change in our

Hum Hindustani Hai, Hindu Nahi Arshad Madani

While referring to his meeting with Bhagwat about four years ago, Madani claimed that the RSS was now committed to promoting mutual understanding and dispelling misunderstandings in the country after his meeting with Mohan Bhagwat. But RSS is no longer established.   New Delhi : Indians

Railways likely to start Vande Bharat train between Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram?

People's representatives of Kerala and railway officials are not too keen to extend the Vande Bharat train to Mangaluru as the train that runs till Kasaragod now is already overcrowded. Kerala has jumped to the numero uno spot in terms of railway revenue in the country. People pay three times m

Aditya-L1 successfully undergoes second earth-bound manoeuvre: ISRO

The next manoeuvre (EBN#3) is scheduled for September 10, 2023, around 02:30 a.m. IST, the ISRO said.  

'One Nation, One Election' An Attack On Indian Union: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the idea of "one nation, one election" is an attack on the Indian Union and all its states. In a post on X, Mr Gandhi said, "INDIA, that is Bharat, is a Union of States." "The idea of 'one nation, one electi

Congress to hold yatras at district level to mark first anniversary of Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sources

The party is planning to mark in a big way the beginning of the cross-country march that saw Rahul Gandhi, along with several party leaders, traverse over 4,000 kilometres By: PTI New Delhi | September 3, 2023 16:31 IST The Congress is set to hold yatras at the district level to commemorate the K