Press Trust Of India
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
First Published: 13:02 IST(29/8/2013)
Last Updated: 23:40 IST(29/8/2013)
Lok Sabha passes Land Bill, govt hopes will strike 'fair balance'
The path-breaking Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to provide just and fair...
30% of Lok Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report
IANS - Jul 29, 2013, 06.27 PM IST
NEW DELHI: About 30% of Lok Sabha members and 17% of Rajya Sabha members have criminal cases pending against them, said a report which noted that the probability of winning an election by a candidate with...
Government appears to have defused a confrontation for now in Parliament by persuading the Opposition to have a discussion on the issue of price rise in the Lok Sabha tomorrow under a rule that does not entail voting.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal told reporters that the...
How Lokpal Bill can curb the politicians,
1.No politician or senior officer ever goes to jail despite huge evidence because Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) and CBI directly come under the government. Before starting investigation or prosecution in any case, they have to take...
August 14, 2011
No single solution for corruption: President
ITGD Bureau | New Delhi, August 14, 2011 | 20:10
President Pratibha Patil addresses the nation on the eve
of 65th Independence Day.
Terming corruption a cancer affecting the nation, President Pratibha Patil on...
Lok Sabha passes bill to regulate foreign fund flow
Friday 27th August, 2010
A bill aimed at putting a check on the huge flow of foreign funds to religious and social ogranisations is all set to become a law after the Lok Sabha Friday passed the legislation.
G. S. DHILLON: Journalist cum Lawyer and Speaker Lok Sabha
Dr. Gurdial Singh Dhillon was a multifaceted personality with interests that ranged from. law to journalism and from education and sports to constitutional studies. A man of uncompromising principles, he considered the institution of...
In Punjab, older the candidate, better are his academic qualifications. A study of affidavits submitted by 36 of the 214 candidates in the run for the 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state makes interesting revelations.
Most of the first-timers or fresh faces, including Harsimrat Kaur Badal, folk...
A former Chief Justice of India once called it "the Punjab experience", while the Government of India has officially acknowledged it as an experiment worth emulating. Now, even the United Nations has given its stamp of approval to the concept called lok adalats. The mega success of lok adalats...