28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: NDA constituent Shiv Sena, which has reservations on the Land Bill, today huddled with Opposition parties to work out a strategy to thwart the proposed changes in the 2013 Act which are up for consideration before a Joint Committee of Parliament.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Political leaders mourned the death of ‘Missile Man’ APJ Abdul Kalam who served as the President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam who came to be known as 'People's President' died yesterday after he collapsed during a lecture at the IIM in Shillong.
07 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, the Election Commission and six political parties, including Congress and BJP, on a plea to declare all national and regional political parties 'public authorities' to bring them under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
26 Jul 2015
Patna: Senior BJP leader and Patna Sabib MP Shatrughan Sinha met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar whom he described as 'guardian of the state', generating speculation in political circles.
19 May 2015
New Delhi: Democratic rights and RTI activists have urged the Supreme Court to declare all national and regional political parties as "public authorities" and bring them within the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act.
23 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The deadlock in Parliament is likely to continue with Congress today rallying other Opposition parties on 'no resignation, no discussion' strategy over Lalit Modi and Vyapam controversies.
19 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The monsoon session of Parliament beginning Tuesday is set to be stormy as Congress and several other Opposition parties appeared to be closing ranks to corner the government on a range of issues including Vyapam scam and Lalit Modi controversy.
09 Jun 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal's warring political parties have sealed a landmark 16-point deal to end years of deadlock over contentious issues of Constitution-drafting, agreeing to a Parliamentary system and eight provinces, in a rare show of unity following the devastating quakes.
27 May 2015
New Delhi: Attacking the inclusion of organisations like CBI in the list of entities exempted from the RTI Act, a two-member committee constituted by the CIC has said such decisions to shield organisations from the transparency law should not be the result of "political convenience or other extraneous factors".
13 Jul 2015
New Delhi: After rolling out one lakh tablets thereby completing its target, the low-cost Aakash project launched by Centre in 2011 to provide viable education for students around the country was closed in March this year, according to an RTI reply.