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12 January, 2019 6:02 PM "Both Against Corruption, Communal Forces": AAP Ties Up With Apna Dal

On a day the SP and BSP sealed an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also concluded a deal with the Apna Dal (Krishna Patel) on Saturday. Announcing the alliance, AAP's Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh said the alliance has been agreed upon in principle and that seat-sharing talks were underway. Mr Singh, who is in Ayodhya 212

11 January, 2019 6:03 PM AAP Leader To Bring Bill On Alleged Demolition Of Temples In Varanasi

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said he has given a notice of the private member bill on demolition of temples and expects it to be taken up for discussion in next session of Parliament. Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh will bring a private member bill on alleged demolition of temples in Varanasi for construction 167

10 January, 2019 11:05 AM Bill for 10% reservation for poor in general category challenged in Supreme Court

New Delhi: A plea challenging the bill to provide 10 per cent reservation to general category poor in jobs and education was Thursday filed in the Supreme Court. The petition, filed by Youth For Equality organisation and Kaushal Kant Mishra, sought the quashing of the bill saying that the economic criterion cannot be the sole basis for reservation. The plea said the bill violates 129

10 January, 2019 9:21 AM Winter Session of Parliament: Productivity of Rajya Sabha at 18%, Lok Sabha at 46%

Productivity of the session was the third-lowest in the 16th Lok Sabha The Winter Session of Parliament ended on January 9 shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Upper House had been extended by a day to help pass the constitutional amendment bill. The Lok Sabha ended on January 8, after clearing the same bill. According 241

9 January, 2019 6:15 PM 10 per cent quota to poor in general category in central and State govt jobs: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: The Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that 10 per cent reservation to poor in the general category will be applicable to jobs in both central and state governments. Intervening in the debate on The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Bill, he said the legislation gives powers to the states 149

9 January, 2019 5:49 PM Victory for social justice: PM Modi hails Parliament's nod for 10% reservation for general category poor

New Delhi: A day after Lok Sabha's green signal, Rajya Sabha passed the historic quota bill by an overwhelming margin on Wednesday in what is being seen as a big win for the Modi government. Moments after voting concluded in Rajya Sabha, PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and thanked Parliamentarians for a healthy debate on the matter and said that the bill would 196

9 January, 2019 8:24 AM BJD will not be part of 'mahagathbandhan', announces Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

CM Patnaik also added that the party will continue to remain distant from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress party. Biju Janta Dal (BJD) president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that the BJD will not be part of the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance). CM Patnaik also added that the party will continue 206

8 January, 2019 3:43 PM Who will contest from Ram Vilas Paswan's Hajipur constituency? Son Chirag or brother Pasupati Kumar

Patna: With LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan deciding not to contest from Hajipur in Bihar, speculation is rife as to who will succeed him in the constituency: his son or brother. Nearly 42 years after he won the Hajipur Lok Sabha seat for the first time with a margin of 4.24 lakh votes, a feat that set a Guinness record. He has in all won the seat eight 148

8 January, 2019 3:40 PM Loans, deposits by Indians in Swiss banks down 34.5% in 2017

Loans and deposits of non-bank Indians in Swiss banks decreased by 34.5 percent in 2017 as compared with the previous year, Parliament was informed. There was a significant reduction in Swiss non-bank loans and deposits of Indians by as much as 80.2 percent between 2013 and 2017, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said in a written reply 153

8 January, 2019 1:27 PM Yashwant Sinha not joining Aam Aadmi Party, clarifies party MP Sanjay Singh

Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha is not joining Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), clarified senior member and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday.  Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha is not joining Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), clarified senior member and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday. Dismissing reports of his joining the party 100