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Is chicken veg or non-veg? Shiv Sena MP demands clarification

18 Jul 2019

Is chicken veg or non-veg? Shiv Sena MP demands clarification

You might have heard of "chicken is vegetarian" claims in a Punjabi household, but the notion has now entered the political discourse.

SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal

14 Jul 2019

SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal

The District Administration of Uttar Pradesh's Rampur is considering listing Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan under the "land mafia" category on the state government's Anti-Bhoo Mafia (anti-land mafia) portal set up by CM Yogi Adityanath.

'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative

02 Jul 2019

'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative

Actor-turned-politician and Gurdaspur MP, Sunny Deol, who is facing criticism for appointing a "representative" to take care of his constituency in Punjab, termed the controversy over the same as "extremely unfortunate".

Deoband clerics issue fatwa against MP Nusrat Jahan over sindoor

29 Jun 2019

Deoband clerics issue fatwa against MP Nusrat Jahan over sindoor

Actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan Ruhi Jain, a newly-elected Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament (MP) who faced sharp criticism for her outfits in the Lok Sabha, seems to have offended Deoband clerics.

Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

17 Jun 2019

Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

2019 Lok Sabha elections marked the death of dynasty politics and showed that voters are done pleading allegiance to a certain family.

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

09 Jun 2019

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

Congress President and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday met with a 72-year-old retired nurse, Rajamma Vavathil, who was present during his birth and held him as a newborn 49 years ago at a Delhi hospital.

Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians

13 May 2019

Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

This former MP, 81, has quit politics to pursue PhD

08 Jan 2019

This former MP, 81, has quit politics to pursue PhD

People often say age is just a number, and a former MP in Odisha has justly proved it.

7 MPs, 199 MLAs have not declared PAN details: Report

27 Oct 2018

7 MPs, 199 MLAs have not declared PAN details: Report

Seven sitting parliamentarians and 199 MLAs in the country have not declared their PAN details which are needed in filing nomination papers for elections, a report said yesterday.

Indian-origin MPs in Singapore to expand social work via Parliament

28 Sep 2018

Indian-origin MPs in Singapore to expand social work via Parliament

Two Indian-origin Singaporeans, named among nine nominated members of Parliament, aim to expand their social, labor work during their tenure in the House.

Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

25 Sep 2018

Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ruled that lawmakers can continue to practice as lawyers.

You can rate and review MPs, MLAs with this app

24 Aug 2018

You can rate and review MPs, MLAs with this app

Former President Pranab Mukherjee today unveiled the "NETA" app, which lets users rate their MLAs and MPs and is being billed as an instrument to gauge voter sentiment across constituencies in the country.