Monday, 20 August, 2018

Topic: Rajya Sabha

Triple talaq bill on hold again, and Ikea brings Hyderabad to a halt

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Arun Jaitley

Here’s why Arun Jaitley didn’t shake hands with PM Narendra Modi

The union minister, recovering after a kidney transplant, is following the ‘Namaste’ line of treatment that requires strict precautions.
Ram Madhav

Opposition wasn’t serious, even Congress had MPs missing: Ram Madhav after NDA’s RS win

What Amit Shah did was floor management. NDA secured more votes than what it actually has in the House says BJP’s Ram Madhav.
RSS-backed NGO files plea seeking equal inheritance rights for Muslim women

Why Muslim women will blame Congress for no progress on the triple talaq bill

The Congress’ position on the bill remains ambiguous with none of its leaders either endorsing or rejecting the amendment.

At launch of book on equality, Lutyens’ media leads the charge

Front Page The lure of the former Raj jewel-in-the-crown hasn't escaped former Financial Times correspondent in India James Crabtree, who launched hi...
Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena sends a firm message to ally BJP through its Parliament flip-flop

Political analysts say Sena wants the BJP to understand that while it is ideologically aligned with the NDA, it opposes Modi govt’s policies.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | Vijay Verma/PTI

‘Rahul Gandhi can hug PM Modi, but can’t call Kejriwal’: AAP blames Congress for RS loss

Party calls Congress the biggest obstacle to opposition unity, says it is the reason why AAP MPs abstained from Rajya Sabha vote.
Rahul Gandhi

Today’s lesson for Rahul Gandhi: Anti-BJPism won’t be good enough for 2019

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election shows BJP is better at transactional ties than Congress; merely being anti-BJP won’t be good enough in 2019.

Meet Harivansh, the journalist who is now Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

The JD(U) MP was elected to the Upper House in 2014 after serving as editor-in-chief of the prominent Hindi daily Prabhat Khabar.

Now please wind up cricket’s panel of administrators, Your Lordships

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Row over Sidhu in Pakistan exposes us as a nation of paranoid, ignorant, immature idiots

By hugging Pak army chief, Navjot Sidhu didn't betray India; he promoted the national interest, Punjabi style. Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging General Qamar Javed...

Should ISRO be launching a new TV channel or focus instead on social media?

In an effort to increase its outreach, ISRO has announced that it will soon launch a TV channel. Meanwhile, the space agency continues to remain largely inactive on social media.