Monday, May 25, 2015

PRADEEP KAUSHAL

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JD(U) leaders meet Mulayam, ask him to ‘project Nitish as Janata Parivar CM face’
Sun, May 24, 2015

The ruling JD(U) in Bihar has urged SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to project party leader and CM Nitish Kumar as the Janata Parivar’s candidate for the top post in the assembly elections.

Amid RJD-JD(U) squabble, Mulayam Singh calls Janata Parivar meet today
Fri, May 22, 2015

Nitish and Lalu have already arrived in the capital. While, JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav would be attending the meeting, there was no word on JD(S) leader H D Deve Gowda.

Several ex-ministers, MPs yet to vacate quarters: M Venkaiah Naidu
Wed, May 20, 2015

Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh and Choudhury Birender Singh are yet to move into government bungalows since they have not been vacated by previous occupants.

‘What is a suit boot sarkar? Should the poor not wear suit-boot?': Venkaiah Naidu
Tue, May 19, 2015

As the NDA government completes one year in office, M Venkaiah Naidu tells Pradeep Kaushal that social security schemes are the govt's biggest achievements. Excerpts:

Govt likely to re-promulgate land ordinance as House session ends
Thu, May 14, 2015

As every ordinance has to be replaced by an Act, the government introduced a fresh bill in the Lok Sabha two days back.

Land bill: BJD says will support but conditions apply
Mon, May 11, 2015

Biju Janata Dal has 20 members in the Lok Sabha and seven members in the Rajya Sabha.

Nitish Kumar or I never said that there was jungle raj (in Bihar during Lalu’s rule): Sharad Yadav
Sun, May 10, 2015

Yadav speaks on the Janata Parivar merger, BJP policies and the Bihar elections.

Is there is an attempt to kill BSNL?, asks BJP MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Thu, May 07, 2015

BJP MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat spoke to Pradeep Kaushal about govt-run BSNL’s poor services.

Assam in, Govt OKs India-Bangladesh border swap deal
Wed, May 06, 2015

The bill will require endorsement and ratification by at least 50 per cent of the state legislatures before it comes into effect.

Demand for Telangana HC stalls Lok Sabha
Wed, May 06, 2015

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tried to conduct proceedings twice during question hour as TRS members parked themselves in the well and chanted slogans.

Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder Singh find common cause in Moga molestation case
Wed, May 06, 2015

Amarinder and Rahul sit next to each other in Lok Sabha, exchange notes and gestures while Akali Dal MPs try to shout the former down.

Reach deal on candidates, Mulayam Singh Yadav tells Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav
Sat, May 02, 2015

SP chief also asked them to refer all disputes over naming candidates to him.

Rahul takes on PM, says Modi should visit Punjab and meet farmers in mandis
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Ram Vilas Paswan said Rahul was trying to become a 'martyr by cutting a finger'.

Janata Parivar merges with Mulayam as chief, BJP says it will flop
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Six parties of Janata Parivar on Wednesday decided to merge and form a new party with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh as its president.

Conflict of interest: Venkaiah Naidu frowns, so does tobacco panel
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.

After Narasimha Rao, Centre now plans memorial plaque for Morarji Desai
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

The government has decided to give a plaque honouring late Prime Minister Morarji Desai.

Mulayam Yadav’s push speeds up Janata Parivar merger
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Mualyam Singh Yadav will be the chairman of the new umbrella party, the sources said.

To keep land ordinance alive, Centre moves to prorogue Rajya Sabha
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The existing executive order will lapse on April 5.

Land Acquisition Ordinance: Govt set to prorogue RS
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

New version of the Land Ordinance to include 9 amendments.

Govt, opposition clear decks for rushing Mines, Coal bills today
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Offered a choice between a discussion and an extension of current leg, opposition opts for former.

Mines, Coal could get extra time before break
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The select committee for the coal bill has suggested no modification, though five of its members dissented.

Panel report in, Rajya Sabha set to take mines bill up today
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Two committee members, including Mani Shankar Aiyar of the Congress, have appended their dissent to the report.

Congress walks out of LS over church attacks
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Sonia Gandhi infused fresh life into protests after it had appeared to fizzle out. She could be seen giving instructions to Mallikarjun Kharge and directing MPs to go into the well.

Land bill: Govt to prorogue parliament after March 20 to push land ordinance
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

While an ordinance has a life of six months, it has to be approved by parliament within six weeks of the commencement of the session.

Govt optimistic on all bills but land
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

The government may not call a joint sitting, for it would pave the way for another confrontation.

AIADMK warms up to Congress, pushes for Mufti govt dismissal
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Venugopal said that Mufti, “undeterred by the furore created by the release of the separatist, adding insult to injury.

Impeach MP judge S K Gangele accused of harassment: 58 members of RS to Ansari
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Sources in RS Secretariat told Ansari would “soon” initiate the impeachment process, beginning with verification of the MPs’ signatures.

Insurance Bill enters Lok Sabha, faces hurdle in Rajya Sabha
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

As part of key economic reforms, the Bill provides for raising the FDI cap in the insurance sector to 49 per cent.

Mufti’s credit to militants, Hurriyat for safe elections draws sharp reaction from Opposition
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Opposition seeks PM’s statement, Rajnath told the House that “the government and the BJP fully disassociate themselves from the remarks (made by Mufti).

‘Midday meal is poisonous’: BJP MP flusters Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Pandey alleged 2,375 children had fallen sick between 2011 and 2014 due to poor-quality food served in Jharkhand.

NDA allies join Opp chorus to push BJP in a corner over land law
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Bill introduced, BJP forms committee to get inputs, PM tells party to ‘bust the myths’.

Pressure building, BJP-led govt ready to change land law and look ‘pro-poor’
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Govt to withdraw insurance, coal bills from RS, bring them in LS to keep joint session option open.

Land law: Opposition staring down, Modi Govt may blink
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Emotive issue as it concerns farmers, needs to be addressed, says Venkaiah.

Nitish is winner of Jitan Ram Manjhi episode, it’s now up to BJP to choose path ahead
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

The BJP would need a lot more than the Mahadalit-card to counter Nitish Kumar.

Wiser after Delhi, BJP lets Bihar unit back govt
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The Bihar poll will be more crucial for the BJP than Delhi’s was. It involves the egos of both PM Modi and Nitish.

Bihar BJP takes call to support Manjhi, awaits word from Delhi
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Nand Kishore Yadav said BJP MLAs would meet at 6 pm after the central directive was received.