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Petrol, diesel prices hiked by over Rs 3 per litre each

Petrol, diesel prices hiked by over Rs 3 per litre each

28 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Petrol price was on Saturday hiked by Rs 3.18 per litre and diesel by Rs 3.09, the second increase in rates this month on rising international oil rates.

Unionbudget2015,   General Budget 2015,   Finance Minister,   Arun Jaitley,   Lok Sabha,   Oil marketing Companies,   Petrol price hike,  
General Budget 2015 Sidelights

General Budget 2015 Sidelights

28 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Finance Minister Union Budget speech was full of life which witnessed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's applaud and also war of words between senior Congress leader Malikarjun Kharge and Arun Jaitley. During the speech, PM even directed a staffer of Lok Sabha to shift his glass of water closer to the Finance Minister, who was also provided with some juice.

Finance Minister,   Union Budget,   Budget speech,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Congress leader,   Malikarjun Kharge,   Arun Jaitley,   Lok Sabha,  
<strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> members seek stringent punishment for acid attackers

Rajya Sabha members seek stringent punishment for acid attackers

27 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, members united in Rajya Sabha on Friday to seek stringent punishment for perpetrators of acid attacks in the wake of rising incidents in the country, saying the incidents inflict undescribable pain on the body and minds of the victims.

Rajya Sabha,   Acid attacks,   Acid sales,   Acid attack victims,  
Protests in <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> over RSS chief's remarks against Mother Teresa

Protests in Rajya Sabha over RSS chief's remarks against Mother Teresa

26 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes over the controversial remarks of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat against Mother Teresa with Opposition parties pressing for a condemnation resolution if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not clarify.

Rajya Sabha protest,   RSS chief,   Mohan Bhagwat,   Mother Teresa,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi,  
Indian farmers suffering due to urea shortage

Indian farmers suffering due to urea shortage

27 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Shortage of urea in the country and the resultant plight of the farmers figured in the Rajya Sabha on Friday, with members demanding timely imports to bridge the deficit.

Indian farmers,   urea shortage,   farmers plight,   Rajya Sabha,   Land Acquisition Bill,   Indian agriculture sector,  
All BRICS members to have equal shareholding in new bank

All BRICS members to have equal shareholding in new bank

26 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Each of the five BRICS member countries will have equal shareholding in the New Development Bank and US Dollar will be base currency for the lender, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday in Rajya Sabha.

BRICS,   External Affairs Minister,   Sushma Swaraj,  Rajya Sabha ,  
AAP meet discusses internal criticism over candidate selection

AAP meet discusses internal criticism over candidate selection

28 Feb 2015

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party held a detailed discussion, in which a section raised their opinion about the concerns put forth by some leaders criticising the candidate selection during the Delhi Assembly election.

AAP,   Aam Aadmi Party,   Delhi Assembly election,   Arvind Kejriwal,  
Per capita income rises 37 percent to Rs 88,533 in last 4 years: Government

Per capita income rises 37 percent to Rs 88,533 in last 4 years: Government

26 Feb 2015

New Delhi: India's per capita income rose by 37.6 percent to Rs 88,533 in the last four years to 2014-15, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Per Capita Income,   Rajya Sabha,   Parliament,   MoS VK Singh,  
Set up JPC to probe corporate espionage: Congress to government

Set up JPC to probe corporate espionage: Congress to government

26 Feb 2015

New Delhi: Congress on Thursday demanded a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to probe the corporate espionage issue as it slammed the government in Rajya Sabha for leakage of crucial documents from major ministries like Petroleum and Defence.

Congress,   Joint parliamentary committee,   JPC,   Corporate espionage,   Modi government,   Rajya Sabha,   Documents leakage,  
Government embarrased in <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong>; move to withdraw three Bills scuttled

Government embarrased in Rajya Sabha; move to withdraw three Bills scuttled

24 Feb 2015

New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when opposition scuttled its move to withdraw three bills, including one on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, which are expected to be introduced in Lok Sabha for replacement of Ordinances. New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when opposition scuttled its move to withdraw three bills, including one on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, which are expected to be introduced in Lok Sabha for replacement of Ordinances.

Modi Government,   Rajya Sabha,   Opposition,   FDI,   Insurance sector,   Lok Sabha,   Ordinances ,  

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