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Cong checkmates JDS’ bid, to plug poaching in RS polls

Bengaluru: Despite not having the required number of MLAs, Congress has fielded its second candidate in the Rajya Sabha election from Karnataka in a bid to checkmate JDS' plans to field its candidate. The JDS is planning to field former MP Kupendra…

RS poll: Punjab to issue notification today

Chandigarh: The notification to elect two members of Rajya Sabha from the state of Punjab will be issued on Tuesday, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer S Karuna Raju said on Monday. He said according to the schedule, the issue of the notification is on…

Child marriage cases more than doubled in four years

New Delhi, March 30: The cases of child marriages have more than doubled in four years in the country, according to the statistics provided by the government in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. "The cases of child marriages registered during the year…

Kharge blasts Sibal, ‘Kashmir Files’

New Delhi, March 16: Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said on Wednesday that Kapil Sibal may be a good advocate but he is not a good leader of the Congress. "I said yesterday, Kapil Sibal is a good advocate but not a good…

Economy well prepared to absorb any external shocks

New Delhi, March 15 : The Indian economy is well prepared with adequate forex reserves to absorb any upcoming external shock in terms of capital outflow induced by uncertain geopolitical environment, said Monthly Economic Review of Finance…

Rajya Sabha polls for 13 seats on March 31

New Delhi, March 7 (UNI) Elections for 13 Rajya Sabha seats will be held on March 31, with several veterans including A K Antony and Anand Sharma of the Congress retiring, the Election Commission said on Monday. It said the seats are spread…

Lok Sabha registers 121 percent productivity

New Delhi, Feb 11 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday that the Lok Sabha's productivity during the first half of the Budget session stood at 121 percent and thanked MPs for running the House smoothly. The Speaker informed the Lok…