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Nitish <strong>Kumar</strong> praises PM Modi for 'very quick' response to Nor'wester storm

Nitish Kumar praises PM Modi for 'very quick' response to Nor'wester storm

24 Apr 2015

Purnia: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had severed ties with the BJP for projecting Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial candidate before the last Lok Sabha elections, on Friday praised and thanked him for "very quick" response to the state after the killer Nor'wester.

Bihar Chief Minister,   Nitish Kumar,   BJP,   JDU,   Narendra Modi,   Lok Sabha elections,   Norwester,   Bihar storm ,  
<strong>Lok</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> members pitch for speedy aid, loan waiver to help farmers

Lok Sabha members pitch for speedy aid, loan waiver to help farmers

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, members in the Lok Sabha on Friday voiced concern over losses caused by unseasonal rains and hailstorms to the farm sector and demanded expeditious assistance to farmers in distress and a loan waiver scheme to help them.

Lok Sabha Crop loss,   Farmer suicide,   Unseasonal rains,   Hailstorms,   Farm sector,   Indian farmers,  
Bill to repeal 758 irrelevant Acts introduced in <strong>Lok</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong>

Bill to repeal 758 irrelevant Acts introduced in Lok Sabha

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: A bill to repeal 758 Appropriation Acts which have lost relevance and are clogging the statute books was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday by the government amid its keenness to weed out obsolete laws.

Bill,   Appropriation Acts,   Lok Sabha,   Modi government,   Obsolete laws,  
GST Bill moved in <strong>Lok</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> amid stiff Opposition resistance

GST Bill moved in Lok Sabha amid stiff Opposition resistance

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: The long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was on Friday moved in the Lok Sabha for consideration amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties, even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it is a "win-win" measure and states have nothing to fear.

GST,   Goods and Services Tax,   Lok Sabha,   Sonia Gandhi,   Congress ,   TMC ,   NCP,   BJD,   AIADMK,   Finance Minister ,   Arun Jaitley,   Sumitra Mahajan,   Value Added Tax,   VAT,   Latest Nation News,  ,   ,  
Union Minister Ananth <strong>Kumar</strong> takes back remarks after Oppositon uproar in Rajya <strong>Sabha</strong>

Union Minister Ananth Kumar takes back remarks after Oppositon uproar in Rajya Sabha

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: In an embarrassment to the government, a united opposition in Rajya Sabha on Friday forced Union Minister Ananth Kumar to take back his words, which they considered as not just offensive but also denigrating Parliament.

Union Minister Ananth Kumar,   Rajya Sabha,   Parliament,   KC Tyagi,   JDU,   AAP rally,   Sitaram Yechury,   Sukhendu Sekhar Roy,  TMC,   Latest Nation news ,  
350 drugs brought under price control: Government

350 drugs brought under price control: Government

23 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Government on Thursday said 350 drugs had been brought under price control, providing additional benefit of over Rs 3000 crore to customers, and rejected the charge that costs of some life-saving medicines had "sky-rocketed".

Drugs Price Control,   Lok Sabha,   Chemical Minister,   Ananth Kumar,   Jan Aushadhi Centres,   Pharma Sector,   Drug Industry,   Latest Nation News ,  
<strong>Meira</strong> <strong>Kumar</strong> defends Rahul Gandhi, questions timings of Jayanthi's allegations

Meira Kumar defends Rahul Gandhi, questions timings of Jayanthi's allegations

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.

Former Lok Sabha Speaker,   Meira Kumar,   Rahul Gandhi,   Jayanthi Natarajan,   Congress,   UPA,  
Rs 1,273 crore Nirbhaya Fund lying unused: Maneka Gandhi

Rs 1,273 crore Nirbhaya Fund lying unused: Maneka Gandhi

24 Apr 2015

New Delhi: As much as 1,273.31 crore is lying unused under Nirbhaya Fund set up two years back in the wake of the brutal gang-rape of a young girl on December 16, 2012, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Nirbhaya Fund,   Delhi gangrape,   December 16 rape,   Parliament,   Lok sabha ,  
Rahul accuses Centre of giving away internet space to corporates; Govt vehemently denies charges

Rahul accuses Centre of giving away internet space to corporates; Govt vehemently denies charges

22 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi regime of trying to give away internet space to some corporate groups, a charge vehemently denied by the government.

Rahul Gandhi,   net neutrality,   Congress vice president,   Question Hour,   adjournment motion,   Lok Sabha,   TRAI,   Telecom Regulatory Authority of India,   Sumitra Mahajan,   Lok Sabha speaker,   latest India news,  
Lack of quorum delays in <strong>Lok</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> proceedings

Lack of quorum delays in Lok Sabha proceedings

22 Apr 2015

New Delhi: For the second straight day, the government found itself in an awkward situation in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday as lack of quorum delayed post-lunch proceedings.

Lok Sabha,   Lack of Quorum,   BJD,   Bhartruhari Mahtab,   Congress,   Mallikarjun Kharge,   Union Minister Maneka Gandhi,   MoS VK Singh,   Latest Nation News ,  

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