13 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed to people of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to ‘display sensitivity’ and maintain calm, and said the Cauvery river water dispute can be solved within the legal ambit.
09 Sep 2016
New York: Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who has faced criticism for being aloof, told a popular blog she is aware she can be perceived as ‘cold or unemotional’ and is not like President Barack Obama and her husband Bill Clinton with an ‘appealing’ naturalness.
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.
31 Aug 2016
Srinagar: After two days of relative peace, a teenager was killed in firing by security forces on Wednesday as more violent clashes erupted in the Kashmir Valley, officials and witnesses said.
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.
08 Sep 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has approved for the Constitution Amendment Bill for Goods and Services Tax (GST) paving way for introduction of the landmark tax reform in India. It is a moment of euphoria for the central government as the bill has finally became law after President has signed it.
18 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising the legislation.
17 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising it if the Congress-led UPA was serious about the matter and not bringing it on the eve of elections to derive political benefits.
08 Sep 2016
Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution ratifying the proposed Constitution amendment bill which paves way for the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) across the country.
03 Dec 2013
New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday said it will "unequivocally" oppose the Communal Violence Bill when it comes up for discussion and passage in Parliament as it is a "threat" to communal harmony and an "attack" on the federal structure.