PRADEEP KAUSHAL

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Bihar polls: Janata Parivar plans joint campaign to project united image
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The common campaign is expected to get underway in a few days even as the allies get set to address the more difficult task of working out a seat-sharing arrangement.

The People’s President Reached out his hand and put his foot down as well
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Known as the people’s President, he was the first occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan who connected to masses, particularly the youth, who accessed him via the internet.

From stage, PM Modi showers praise on Shashi Tharoor
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Tharoor's speech gelled with the feelings of patriotic Indians on the issue and also shows what impression one can leave with effective arguments by saying the right things at the right place, Modi said.

Food panel to meet Monday over canteen subsidy
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The role of the committee is recommendatory and the final call will be taken by the government.

Not just MPs eat subsidised food, stresses Speaker
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she was speaking on the subject as an RTI query revealed that the canteen got a total subsidy of Rs 60.7 crore during the last five years.

Prachanda looks ahead at Constitution and sending signal to ‘insurgents of all shades’
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

In India on New Delhi’s invite, former Nepal PM and Maoist leader is optimistic about reaching a consensus on Constitution.

In election season, JD(U) reaches out to AAP, Nitish Kumar meets Arvind Kejriwal
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Sources said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Arvind Kejriwal twice at the Delhi CM’s residence recently.

Bihar polls: BJP allies for collective leadership, early campaign
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

RLSP's Upendra Kushwaha has suggested that the BJP project a collective leadership and launch its campaign early to check the JD(U)-RJD combine from gaining mileage.

Portuguese guru behind Yoga Day idea
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

According to sources within the BJP, Nagendra told PM Modi about the need for taking the World Yoga Day idea forward.

Lalu accepts Nitish Kumar as CM, says ready to ‘drink poison’ to crush the ‘cobra’ of communalism
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

"I am determined to crush the hood of this snake, this cobra of communalism," Lalu asserted, referring to BJP, which is certain to go all out to wrest Bihar from JD(U).

Bihar logjam: Nitish, Lalu to hold talks in Delhi today
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

The ground for talks was set by JD(U) president Sharad Yadav, who held elaborate discussions with both Nitish and Lalu in Patna on Friday.

Remark on Speake: Lok Sabha sends complaint against Jairam to RS
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Since rules say that a privilege notice against an MP be considered by the House to which he belongs, Lok Sabha sent the matter to Rajya Sabha.

Bihar Polls: JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to try stitch a broad rainbow alliance against BJP
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

JD(U) leader plans to rope in Left parties, NCP along with Cong and RJD

Bihar elections: Congress-JD(U) alliance ‘inevitable’
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Alliance before polls irrespective of RJD position, Nitish to be projected as CM.

Brothers can visit ailing George Fernandes: Delhi High Court
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Incidentally, the resolution of the dispute comes close to the veteran leader’s birthday. He will turn 85 on Wednesday.

Lutyens’ Bungalow row: Soni, Selja complaints sent to RS panel
Sat, May 30, 2015

The two former Union ministers had sent their complaints claiming breach of privilege to Ansari after they were served with notices asking them to move to alternate accommodations.

First Panel Meet: JPC chief pitches for consensus on land bill
Sat, May 30, 2015

The 30-member body with the aim to reach a consensus regarding the Land Bill has to give its report to Parliament on the first day of the Monsoon Session.

PAC to prepare reports of CAG findings on gas pricing, coal allocation
Fri, May 29, 2015

A total of 26 Entire Reports of the CAG have been pending with the PAC since 2009-2010.

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.