28 Jun 2016
Srinagar: Against the backdrop of terror attack on CRPF bus, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti yesterday said violence was hurting the state's economic interests, with tourism being the biggest casualty, and sought the support of the people in maintaining peace.
13 Jun 2016
Mathura: UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said the judicial inquiry into the Mathura incident will look into all aspects of violence that broke out during the anti-encroachment drive early this month and assured the families of the two slain police officers of all help.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Pitching for the safe passage of Communal Violence Bill in the current session of Parliament, Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Thursday said that it is not a divisive Bill and efforts are on to arrive at a consensus on the issue.
02 Dec 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday voiced her strong opposition to the Prevention of Communal (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013, saying it trampled on the authority of the states.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With Rahul Gandhi’s uproar in the Lok Sabha over the demand of a discussion on the recent spate in communal incidents in the nation still fresh in minds, the Lower House will hold a discussion on the Communal Violence Bill today. All eyes will be set on the Congress vice president and his course of action on the issue in the Parliament.
15 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today termed as "purely political" the refusal of assent to a bill to shield 21 of its MLAs from office of profit rule, saying it was part of BJP's ploy to trouble the Delhi government as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "scared" of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
15 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Congress yesterday said it was all for the passage of the long-pending GST bill if concerns of the party and some others are addressed ahead of Monsoon sessionof Parliament.
08 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Under attack from Opposition over the Communal Violence Bill, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday defended it, saying that the proposed law is not violative of the country's federal structure and is required, as several state governments have been accused of shielding those guilty of targetted violence.
06 Jun 2016
Lucknow: A BJP delegation today met Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and demanded a CBI probe into the Mathura violence and expulsion of PWD Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav, even as party workers held state-wide demonstrations during which they also clashed with police.
14 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi following Presidential rejection of his government's bill to exclude Parliamentary Secretary's post from the office of profit.