Smoking Area For MPs Inside Parliament Upsets Anti-Tobacco Activists
A designated smoking area for MPs inside Parliament has raised the hackles of anti-tobacco activists. A health institute involved in fighting against tobacco has written to the Lok Sabha Speaker saying the definition of a public place as laid down in the anti-tobacco Act would include Parliament, hence the decision to allow MPs to smoke […]
The Monetary Police Committee of the RBI Thursday unanimously decided to reduce repo rate — the rate at which it lends to banks — by 25 basis points from 6 per cent to 5.75 per cent. The bank also changed the monetary policy stance from neutral to ac
A 23-year-old was diagnosed with Nipah virus on Tuesday, Kerala health minister KK Shailaja said. The patient's serum samples had been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune for further testing and had come back positive.
PM Modi-led govt appointed Nirmala Sitharaman as the Union Finance Minister in the central government. The former Union Defence Minister will be stepping into Arun Jaitley's shoes who has excused himself citing health reasons.
Many of the Congress Working Committee members have either never contested a LS or Assembly election or did so decades ago when the politics, discourse and tools were very different. This time, only 4 of the 18 members could manage to win.
After Congress' massive defeat in Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit as party chief was turned down by CWC. In the meeting, Rahul lashed out at a few senior Congress leaders for placing their sons above the party.