MC MP Saugata Roy expressed his annoyance that the Bill termed girls below 16 and 12 years as “women” when it should have been “girls”.
RAJYA SABHA MP Amar Singh, who has been in oblivion for a while, was back in the spotlight on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking his name in his speech at the ground-breaking ceremony for infrastructure projects in Lucknow.
Rahul Gandhi has a packed schedule now a days meeting professionals and intellectuals of various shades.
Then Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh wondered why the Kerala MPs were praising Rijijju but criticising the PM who sent him. “Please congratulate the Prime Minister... he has met you, listened to you and sent his minister.”
Singhvi praised Swamy’s work, saying, “For all that he (Swamy) says, he does some good jurisprudential work also.”
During Question Hour in Lok Sabha on Monday, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge called the Speaker’s attention to an officer sitting in the officer’s gallery, taking note of Opposition movements and counting the members.
DIGVIJAYA SINGH and Janardan Dwivedi, the two high-profile Congress leaders who were not included in the Congress Working Committee revamped by Rahul Gandhi recently, did not attend the meeting of the extended CWC on Sunday.
Shatrughan Sinha was present at a conference on the issue of the anti-trafficking Bill introduced by minister Maneka Gandhi in the Lok Sabha this week.
PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi will be headed to Uganda, Rwanda and South Africa on Monday.
Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy said that Javadekar had done a great job of resisting RSS pressure on his ministry although he was an RSS volunteer and a Marathi Brahmin to boot.
Considering that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy, O Panneerselvam, had declined to meet them, Ramesh and his party colleagues settled for the DMK, even if it counted for nothing
Gadkari said that as Transport Minister he had knowledge of the technology to make eco-friendly vehicles, and even spoke fondly of the ethanol-fuelled bus that runs in his hometown, Nagpur.
Kailash Vijayvargiya had to attend some rituals at home related to his mother’s death earlier this month.
The Centre’s assurances that it will bring an ordinance to strengthen the Prevention of Atrocities Act has cut no ice with Dalit and Adivasi groups, who are now gearing up for a Bharat Bandh on August 9 — on a scale bigger than the one held in April.
On Thursday Nitish Kumar was supposed to come to the national capital to attend the Niti Aayog meeting but could not as he had to be in Patna on the day BJP chief Amit Shah was visiting. The meeting with his ally was important for his party’s political future.
Stating that she has received requests from women that the provision deters husbands and fathers-in-law from transferring assets to women, Maneka has asked Goyal to change the law.
The minister, meanwhile, celebrated his birthday far away from Delhi’s power centre — in Shillong, where he was chairing a two-day plenary of the North-Eastern Council.
Akhilesh Yadav said the SP government had provided 30-acre land for the project and an MoU was signed in October 2016 — in his presence — between then UP Chief Secretary and the CEO of Samsung India.
The Congress says the government just wants to complete the formality of inviting him to inform the Supreme Court, which last Monday set a 10-day deadline for the government to share a timeline on the Lokpal’s appointment.
Nitish will be in Delhi to attend the JD(U) national executive meeting on Sunday, but there could also be a courtesy meeting with Paswan, sources in LJP said.