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Antony, Chidambaram, Swamy, Raut among 72 retiring RS members
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said legislators across the country should be driven by passion, performance and procedural integrity, and desist from disrupting law-making......
Harbhajan, Chadha among 5 AAP candidates for Rajya Sabha polls
The Aam Aadmi Party has nominated former cricketer Harbhajan Singh, Lovely Professional University founder Ashok Mittal, AAP MLA Raghav Chadha, IIT Delhi faculty Sandeep Pathak and industrialist......
Election to fill 13 RS seats in 6 states to be held on Mar 31
Elections to fill 13 Rajya Sabha seats across six states falling vacant in April, including those of Congress veterans A K Antony and Anand Sharma, will be held on March 31, the Election Commission......
Do Akalis stand a chance in Punjab?
'I won't be surprised if a third alternative to Badal and the Congress is swept to power in Punjab in 2022.' IMAGE: Sukhbir Singh Badal, president, Shiromani Akali Dal, right. Photograph: Kind......
SAD begins its consultation on future with NDA
The Shiromani Akali Dal will take a call on whether to remain in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance or not after taking into consideration the fate of three contentious......
A textile tycoon who also spins dreams
Despite presiding over scores of factories in what is today India’s largest garment exporter with 105,000 employees, Harish Ahuja is a modest man with much to be immodest about. He......
'India needs businessmen in Parliament'
'When you come through the hassles and struggles of business life, your mind is wired differently.''You are more connected to reality,' Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral tells Rahul Jacob and Archis......
Despite 'Make in India', PSUs, states opt for Made in China
A report by parliamentary standing committee on commerce noted that Indian industry was getting decimated by China dumping its cheap products in India. A parliamentary panel has said the......
When Modi thumped the desk once too often
The prime minister was often seen vigorously thumping the desk, prompting his Cabinet colleagues and NDA MPs to follow suit. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath......
State of economy spooks BJP allies, but no one's listening
Its governing allies are not happy on the economy and complain of ignored concerns but find themselves unable to be assertive. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent address to company......
SEE: AAP picks Harbhajan Singh for Rajya Sabha
Photograph: Kind courtesy Harbhajan Singh/Twitter The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday nominated former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh, AAP MLA Raghav Chadha, IIT Delhi faculty Sandeep Pathak,......
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