03 Feb 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the death of veteran Congress leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar. He passed away here today. He was 92.
03 Feb 2016
Guwahati: In a rare political statement from the Chair of the Assembly, Assam Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi today said that people of the state will give a "befitting" reply to BJP during the forthcoming polls as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ignored the interests of the state.
05 Feb 2016
London: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will feature in a video campaign by the World Health Organisation to raise awareness about diabetes in India. It is part of the World Health Organisation's mission to prevent diabetes whenever possible, encourage prevention and to raise awareness.
03 Feb 2016
Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar's new Parliament today elected U Mann Win Khaing Than as speaker of the House of Nationalities (Upper House) and U Aye Tha Aung as Deputy Speaker.
31 Jan 2015
Ghaziabad: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Saturday termed as baseless the charges levelled against Rahul Gandhi by Jayanthi Natarajan and questioned the timing of her allegations, saying she was speaking such things for her own political benefits.
06 Feb 2016
Mumbai: ABVP leader Nandanam Susheel Kumar, who has been accused of abetting suicide of Rohith Vemula, said the Dalit research scholar could have ended his life over personal issues as his suicide note did not mention a specific reason for the extreme step. Susheel Kumar also said that he was ready to face punishment if found guilty.
06 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday underlined the need for a 'clean India', saying the lack of cleanliness is a blot on the country.
28 Dec 2015
New Delhi: A proposal has been mooted for constructing another Parliament building with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan saying the existing 88-year-old structure is showing signs of 'distress' because of ageing and will no longer be able to meet the growing demand for space.
15 Jun 2013
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday condemned the Maoist attack on a train in Bihar on Thursday which killed three people and left several others injured.
30 Jan 2016
Panaji: Goa Deputy Speaker Vishnu Surya Wagh today said tolerance levels of the ruling party towards the views of the Opposition in the state assembly have diminished considerably over a period of time.