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Hosts Nepal set new medals record at South Asian Games

Kathmandu, Dec. 6 -- Amid widespread criticism about logistical problems, poor preparations and unfinished venues in the build-up to the 13th South Asian Games, hosts Nepal have created history by rec... Read More


Crime against women comes up for discussion in Upper House

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The Rajya Sabha on Thursday condemned the incident in which a rape survivor from Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh was set on fire by five men in the early hours of the morning, inc... Read More


2018 order not final word on issue: CJI

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The September 2018 Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to pray at Kerala's Sabarimala temple is not the last word on the issue, Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde ... Read More


Judge apologises as lawyers raise concern

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Supreme Court judge Justice Arun Mishra offered an apology in court on Thursday, after he sparked a storm by threatening contempt of court action against senior advocate Gopal San... Read More


Coming soon: No subsidised food in House canteens

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The much-debated food subsidy in Parliament canteens is set to be abolished from the budget session of Parliament next year after Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla got full backing of pa... Read More


FM: Onion comment taken out of context

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Nirmala Sitharaman told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that a purported comment that she did not eat garlic and onion had been taken "out of context". The controversy stemmed from r... Read More


Northeast chief ministers soften stand on CAB

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Most of the chief ministers of the Northeast have softened their stands on the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), set to be introduced in Parliament soon. This is a departure from ... Read More


28 MPs yet to attend even one standing committee meeting

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- As many as 28 members of Parliament (MPs) are yet to attend a standing committee meeting of the eight committees that come under the purview of the Rajya Sabha, official records h... Read More


10 million people likely to benefit from bill: Sarma

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- How many people are likely to benefit from the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, once Parliament passes it? Exact numbers are hard to come by, but, Himanta Biswas Sar... Read More


Cong, other parties brainstorm common strategy against CAB

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The Congress and other opposition parties are set to join forces to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), which is likely to be introduced in Parliament in the next few day... Read More