indian parliament

Text of PM’s message at the end of parliament’s monsoon session


September 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's message Friday after parliament's monsoon session ended:My fellow citizensWe have just ended a wasted session of Parliament when both Houses were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Roundup)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US daily calls PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manmohan ineffectual, presides over corrupt government: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manmohan Singh dithering, ineffectual: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily.In ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

South Sudan seeks Indian help in parliamentary work (With images)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) South Sudan, a year-old African nation, is seeking India's help in creating its parliamentary systems and a delegation is here to study the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India-Singapore Friendship Group in Indian parliament launched


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An India-Singapore Friendship Group in the Indian parliament was launched here Thursday on the visit of a four-member parliamentary delegation from Singapore.The delegation, led ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sibal rules out rollback of common IIT test


June 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday virtually ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide common entrance test for Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Dalai Lama deserves Bharat Ratna’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 11 (IANS) India should confer its highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna - on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in recognition of his services to humanity, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes MP


June 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar became the first active sportsperson to become a member of the Indian parliament. The batsman, who is currently nominated for the Bharat ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tendulkar fourth cricketer now in parliament


June 4th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member Monday, is the fourth international cricketer now in the Indian parliament.But unlike him, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

American Sikhs hail India’s Sikh marriage law


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) American Sikhs have hailed as "historic" the passage in the Indian parliament of Anand Marriage Act for the registration of Sikh marriages."This is a historic day ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kashmir, Pakistan & history on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The book case this week is serious and fires reality shots on issues like terror, Kashmir, Pakistan and history. Browse with IANS....1. Book: "The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IAC’s ‘Expose corruption yatra’ in UP from June 5


May 17th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Team Anna and volunteers of India Against Corruption (IAC) would June 5 kickstart a statewide 'Anna Sandesh Yatra' from Ballia town of eastern Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian parliamentarians for a global parliament at UN


May 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In order to improve the democratic character of global governance, Indian parliamentarians have lent their support to a global campaign for the creation of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US brewer sorry, says it’s renaming ‘Kali-Ma’ beer


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A US brewer says it is "scrambling" to rename its new beer "Kali-ma", after the Hindu goddess Kali, following an outpouring of criticism from Hindus ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliament resolves to uphold its supremacy


May 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday marked its 60th anniversary with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resolving to "uphold and maintain" its "dignity, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliament in 1950s and now: Sittings have shrunk


May 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The number of sittings of both houses of the Indian parliament has gone down drastically over the years, raising concerns by none other than ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliament turns 60, MPs urged to introspect (Roundup)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday celebrated 60 years of its existence with leaders, mainly from the ruling Congress, calling for an end to frequent disruptions ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parliament worked smoothly back then, says oldest member


May 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Lawmakers should utlise parliament's time instead of wasting it, said one of India's first members of parliament, 92-year-old Rishang Keishing."In those days, every thing was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

People disillusioned by MPs’ behaviour: PM


May 13th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday urged MPs to do some introspection because their conduct was creating a sense of "frustration and disillusionment" among the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

60 years of parliament: People highlight need for professionalism


May 13th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 13 (IANS)Has the functioning of the Indian parliament been able to foster democratic values and strengthen participatory institutions down the line or has it been a failed experiment?These are ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In six decades, a sea change in Indian parliament (Lead) (May 13 is 60th anniversary of parliament)


May 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) When it opened six decades ago, it was a highly revered institution, packed with stalwarts who won freedom for India and where debates were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Parliament factfile [To go with Parliament fractious, state issues pervasive' (May 13 is 60th anniversary of Indian parliament)]


May 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Here is a brief factfile of the Indian Parliament:* First chairman of Rajya Sabha - S. Radhakrishnan.* First Speaker of Lok Sabha - G.V. Mavalankar.* First Lok Sabha meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Parliament fractious, state issues pervasive’ (May 13 is 60th anniversary of Indian parliament)


May 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Has the quality of debates in parliament declined over the decades and is politics no longer a mission to serve the people? Are MPs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Saudi parliamentary delegation in India


May 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A high-powered parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived here Monday for a three-day visit during which they will hold interactions in the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Special session to mark 60 years of Indian Parliament


May 5th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Parliament will hold a special session May 13 to celebrate its 60th anniversary.The first session of Parliament was held May 13, 1952. President Pratibha ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

60 years of India’s Parliament to be observed May 13


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Parliament will celebrate its 60th anniversary May 13, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Wednesday."There will be special sessions of both ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Meira Kumar envies New Zealand’s no parliament interruption record


April 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 16 (IANS) The New Zealand parliament has a "fine record of sitting without interruption", said Meira Kumar who, in her almost three years of presiding over the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Indian parliament should provide solution to black money’


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Black money, corrupt electoral practices and mismanagement of resources are three problems dogging the country and parliament should give solutions to them, said former governor of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Italy behind Italians, what about jailed Keralites abroad? (Kerala Newsletter)


March 31st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Since February, three Italian ministers have come to express solidarity with two of their marines who are cooling their heels in a prison here after shooting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tibetan self immolations: Why isn’t the world listening? (Comment)


March 29th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Until he became a burning sensation in the international media, the story of Jamphel Yeshi, 27, was no different from the few million Tibetans who live today in what Chinese leaders ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US trade mission to explore business, lure Indian investment


March 21st, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson will lead a three-city trade mission to India next week aimed at exploring business potential of India's "rising infrastructure sector" and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lanka urges India to review Geneva stand (Roundup)


March 20th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday urged India to review its stand on the "war crimes" resolution against it in Geneva, after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

AIADMK unhappy with PM over Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Expressing her unhappiness with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the government to back a resolution in Geneva on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe