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Speaker floats Vidhan Sabha TV idea

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said here on Sunday that the states could start their own Vidhan Sabha TV channels on the pattern of the Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV, if they wanted to.

Speakers must rise above political line: Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan after casting her vote for the civic elections in Indore on Saturday. 	— PTI

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Saturday that Speakers and presiding officers of various state legislatures should rise above political lines and only then will members of all political part

Asaram case:Witness kin for CBI probe

The father of Akhil Gupta, the slain witness in the Asaram Bapu sexual assault case, has demanded a CBI inquiry into the murder of his son.

UP Assembly polls: CM plans publicity blitzkrieg

Akhilesh Yadav

With exactly two years left for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is planning to unleash a media blitzkrieg from February.

RSS worried over declining shakhas

Even as the BJP’s membership drive across the country forges ahead, it is the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that is worried about its shrinking base.

VHP mahotsav in March to push temple agenda

With the obvious intention of whipping up religious passions once again, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad will be organising Ram Mahotsav in Ayodhya during the Navratri period in March.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi gets bail, conviction is stayed

A district court in Rampur has stayed the conviction of Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi who was sentenced to one-year imprisonment for violating prohibitory orders in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections a

Surendra Koli death term commuted

The Allahabad high court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli to life imprisonment on the ground that there had been an inordinate delay in deciding his merc

UP to hold its diaspora event in February

Following in the footsteps of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh will now organise its own “UP Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas” on February 28 and invite the Indian diaspora to participate in it.

Congress MLA blames Azam Khan for shopping mall demolition

Azam Khan

A shopping mall with over 100 shops, owned by senior Congress MLA Nawab Kazim Ali Khan in Rampur district, has been demolished on the grounds that the land belonged to the Shia Central Waqf Board.

Visiting the Banaras Hindu University on February 4, 1916, Mahatma Gandhi in his address said: “I visited the Vishwanath temple last evening.

In 2007, when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began pushing the Indo-US nuclear deal, the entire Opposition objected to it.