'Governor is of the view that this is a matter on which the appropriate constitutional authorities have to take the decision on the recommendation of the Governor and it is not a matter that can be resolved on the streets'
'The Governor has stated publicly that he is first and foremost a Congressman. This itself shows that he has entered the office as an active politician and not as a neutral Constitutional Authority'
Bill No. 44 of 2006: Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2006
'We have come with this Bill to protect definitely, some hon. Members. We have not minced words. We have given it in the Statement of Objects and Reasons that 40 hon. Members are likely to be affected and a lot of expenditure will be incurred.'
Unlike the Lok Sabha, the Rajya Sabha, on 27 July, with its glittering roll of legal luminaries, witnessed a spirited and educative debate on the controversial Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2006 on the Office of Profit i
The law minister is blatant - says 'it has been respectfully conveyed to the President that suggestions given by him would be discussed in Parliament. His message would be read out in Parliament and discussion on the bill would centre around that.'
'There are two things which have worked well in India and these are the judiciary and the democratic process,' argues the law minister, who thinks that there is no need to change the present system of appointment of judges.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.PTI Photo
A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.PTI Photo
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.PTI Photo
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.PTI Photo
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.