Legislatures should function in true spirit of democracy: VP

Hyderabad, Aug 21 Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed concern over frequent disruptions in Parliament and said legislatures should function smoothly in the spirit of true democracy.The...

Aug 21, 2017 5:50 PM | Newsscroll

One of two MLAs voted for BJP in Guj RS polls, admits NCP

Ahmedabad, Aug 18 Senior NCP leader Praful Patel today admitted that one of the two party MLAs had voted for the BJP candidate in the recent Gujarat Rajya Sabha election.He, however, dismissed the...

Aug 18, 2017 10:01 PM | Newsscroll

PM Modi 'two steps ahead' for calling Gorakhpur tragedy 'natural calamity': Mayawati

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 16 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "two steps ahead" of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit...

Aug 15, 2017 5:48 PM | Newsscroll

One or two member cannot divide party: JD(U) spokesperson

New Delhi, Aug 12 One or two members cannot divide the JD(U), party spokesperson K C Tyagi said today, hours after senior leader Sharad Yadav was removed by the party as its leader in the Rajya...

Aug 12, 2017 9:27 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for domestic stories for week Aug 5 - Aug 11, 2017

SaturdayMumbai: The legend of Vijender Singh continued to grow as the Indian boxing star outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali in a close bout to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super...

Aug 12, 2017 1:30 PM | Newsscroll

Munde produces phone 'used by Salem' in jail in Maha Council

(EDS: Updating with additional information and a quote of the council chairman)Mumbai, Aug 11 Maharashtra Legislative Council Chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar today directed Chief Minister Devendra...

Aug 11, 2017 11:18 PM | Newsscroll

Panda for direct election of members to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Aug 11 BJD MP Baijayant Jay Panda today batted for direct election of members to the Rajya Sabha and criticised the veto power given to the upper house of Parliament.The Rajya Sabha was...

Aug 11, 2017 10:50 PM | Newsscroll

Naidu takes over as RS Chairman, asks parties not to treat

each other as 'enemies'(Eds: Combining all related stories)New Delhi, Aug 11 Amid a warm welcome, Venkaiah Naidu today took over as the new Chairman of the Rajya Sabha with an emphasis that there...

Aug 11, 2017 9:18 PM | Newsscroll

Council: Munde produces phone 'used by Salem' in jail, seeks

probeMumbai, Aug 11 Leader of Opposition Dhananjay Munde today caused a sensation in the Legislative Council when he produced a phone claiming that it was used by gangster Abu Salem in jail."I have...

Aug 11, 2017 9:10 PM | Newsscroll

'RS sat for nearly 80% of scheduled hours,LS 78% this session'

(Eds: Correcting no. Of hours for LS in headline)New Delhi, Aug 11 The Rajya Sabha worked for 79.95 per cent of the scheduled hours during the Monsoon Session, which concluded today, while the Lok...

Aug 11, 2017 5:28 PM | Newsscroll