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Explained! Why Modi’ govt’s bill to extend quota for SC/STs by 10 years does not need ratification by states

The bill will amend the Constitution after receiving the Presidential assent once it is passed by the Rajya Sabha.

Explained! Why Modi’ govt’s bill to extend quota for SC/STs by 10 years does not need ratification by states

Lok Sabha approves Constitutional Amendment Bill to extend quota for SC/STs in legislatures

The bill extends the reservation of seats for SC/STs in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another 10 years.

Lok Sabha approves Constitutional Amendment Bill to extend quota for SC/STs in legislatures

Modi govt tables bill to extend reservation of SC/STs in legislatures by another 10 years

The 126th Constitutional Amendment Bill seeks to extend this special provision of reservation of seats for members of SC/ST communities till January 2030.

Modi govt tables bill to extend reservation of SC/STs in legislatures by another 10 years

Explained! Why Modi govt is amending Citizenship Act; how it will benefit minorities in Pak, Bangladesh

Indian Citizenship Act 1955: The bill is aimed at relaxing the criteria for grant of citizenship to the members of minority communities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

Explained! Why Modi govt is amending Citizenship Act; how it will benefit minorities in Pak, Bangladesh

‘No votes, no jobs’: Maneka Gandhi sets off big controversy with blunt message to Muslims | Watch Video

Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur, the minister said that she will be disappointed if she does not get the support of Muslims in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

‘No votes, no jobs’: Maneka Gandhi sets off big controversy with blunt message to Muslims | Watch Video

Upper caste reservation Bill: Why this constitutional amendment will not require ratification by state assemblies

Unlike the constitutional amendment bill that paved way for a common goods and service tax across the country, this bill will not require ratification of half the state assemblies, a factor that makes it a lot easier for the

Upper caste reservation Bill: Why this constitutional amendment will not require ratification by state assemblies

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee to spell out party strategy at mega opposition rally on January 19

In an exclusive interaction with Financial Express Online, TMC leader and Lok Sabha MP Saugata Roy discusses the prospects of a Grand Alliance and why BJP is in no shape to take on the TMC in the state.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee to spell out party strategy at mega opposition rally on January 19

After snatching ‘Cycle’ from Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav says ‘fight with father was necessary’

Mulayam Singh Yadav, the SP patriarch may also unite with Akhilesh to make the party stronger and, Congress leaders have also come forward and indicated that they are in talks with SP for an alliance.

After snatching ‘Cycle’ from Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav says ‘fight with father was necessary’

Delhi Police Commissioner could be the next CBI chief despite opposition’s disproval

A three-member panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and the Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge are deciding on the matter.

Delhi Police Commissioner could be the next CBI chief despite opposition’s disproval

Election Commission backs proposal for simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha assemblies

The Election Commission has supported the government's idea to hold simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies but has made it clear that it will cost a lot and the Constitution will have to be amended to curtai

Election Commission backs proposal for simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha assemblies

BJP has given ‘decisive’ government: Amit Shah

Presenting a report card of two years of Modi government, BJP chief Amit Shah today credited the party for giving a "decisive" government and said in the remaining three years of its tenure all the promises made in the run up

BJP has given ‘decisive’ government: Amit Shah

Modi government has nothing to show but ’empty promises’: Congress

Tearing into Modi government's performance, Congress today dubbed it as "fraudulently dynamic" and wondered why it was holding celebrations on its second anniversary when it has nothing to show but "empty promises and gimmick

Modi government has nothing to show but ’empty promises’: Congress

BJP national executive meet in Allahabad in June; PM, Amit Shah to attend

BJP is likely to sound the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh from the land of the holy Sangam next month when Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and other top leaders would converge in the city to attend a two-

BJP national executive meet in Allahabad in June; PM, Amit Shah to attend

Congress-muktBharat? The party shrinks further in the assembly elections 

Assembly election results 2016: Though there were no really big surprises in the latest round of assembly elections, apart from J Jayalalithaa beating anti-incumbency for the first time in the state since 1984, the really big

Congress-muktBharat? The party shrinks further in the assembly elections 

Longest-serving Puducherry CM battles strong anti-incumbency

With Rangasamy contesting alone, the Congress-DMK alliance will gain, says an observer with the state government’s poll analysis wing.

Longest-serving Puducherry CM battles strong anti-incumbency

Rajya Sabha to sit tomorrow to complete original schedule

Rajya Sabha, which was adjourned for the day today as a mark of respect towards sitting Congress member Praveen Rashtrapal who passed away, will now have a sitting tomorrow to complete its original schedule.

Rajya Sabha to sit tomorrow to complete original schedule

Lok Sabha passes Uttarakhand budget amid Congress walkout

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Uttarakhand Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 2016, which the government said was a "constitutional necessity".

Lok Sabha passes Uttarakhand budget amid Congress walkout

Print more small denomination notes to curb graft: MP to government

Of the total notes printed, 90 per cent were of larger denomination. This leads to counterfeiting of notes and evasion of tax, Rodmal Nagar said during Zero Hour, adding that developed nations printed more notes of smalle

Print more small denomination notes to curb graft: MP to government

Plans to launch 500 courses in 10 languages, says Smriti Irani

The government today said there are plans to introduce as many as 500 free courses in ten languages through open and distance learning mode this year.

Plans to launch 500 courses in 10 languages, says Smriti Irani

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan says absence of MPs in Lok Sabha ‘very bad’

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today expressed her frustration over the absence of some members in the House, saying it was a "very bad" trend.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan says absence of MPs in Lok Sabha ‘very bad’

Rural income adversely affected due to natural calamities: Government

Rural employment and income are adversely affected by natural calamities like droughts and floods, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said today.

Rural income adversely affected due to natural calamities: Government

Congress demands Supreme Court monitored probe in VVIP chopper deal

Congress today sought to put the onus on the ruling NDA government about the irregularities in Agusta Westland helicopter deal and demanded a Supreme Court monitored probe in the issue.

Congress demands Supreme Court monitored probe in VVIP chopper deal

Direct benefit transfer to be used for fertiliser subsidy: Government

Government today said it plans to extend the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for health insurance, even as trials are on to use the programme for fertiliser subsidy to check leakage of funds.

Direct benefit transfer to be used for fertiliser subsidy: Government

AgustaWestland issue raked up in Lok Sabha

The AgustaWestland issue was again raked up in the Lok Sabha today with a BJP member demanding a probe to find out who received kickbacks in the deal for 12 VVIP helicopters.

AgustaWestland issue raked up in Lok Sabha

Government faces embarrassment in Lok Sabha over absence of Ministers

Government today faced embarrassment in Lok Sabha when a question relating to Railway Ministry was taken up but both Minister Suresh Prabhu and junior minister Manoj Sinha were absent, leading the Speaker to issue a stricture

Government faces embarrassment in Lok Sabha over absence of Ministers

BJP MP attacks judiciary over “extra-constitutional activism”

A BJP member in Lok Sabha today criticised the judiciary over its "extra-constitutional judicial activism", saying it makes various institutions accountable but does not take responsibility for clearing the backlog of cases.

BJP MP attacks judiciary over “extra-constitutional activism”

Informal group of Ministers backs EC proposal to buy 14 lakh EVMs

An informal group of ministers has cleared an Election Commission proposal to buy nearly 14 lakh new electronic voting machines (EVMs) at a cost of over Rs 5000 crore ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Informal group of Ministers backs EC proposal to buy 14 lakh EVMs
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