In a rare show of bipartisan unity, the Mental Health Care Bill , originally introduced in the Rajya Sabha in 2013, was passed in Lok Sabha after a health discussion by leaders of all parties. The Bill, which effectively replaces the Mental Health Care Act ... Sify, 1 day ago
(Image tweeted by @BalaguruSivam) Opposing a proposed hydrocarbon extraction project, farmers in Neduvasal village in Pudukottai district have been staging a protest for more than a fortnight now. Likening it to the Jallikattu protests that happened at the ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
Taking a leaf from the US, Canada and the UK, where students and research scholars get to work with Parliamentary panels, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is pushing for induction of interns in the Parliamentary standing committees. Amit Agnihotri reports. IMAGE: The role of interns is not entirely new to the Parliament as the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training has a provision for select a few scholars to get an exposure of how Parliament system works. But this is the first time ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Not even finishing 100 days in office, President Donald Trump is facing a wave of body-line bouncers to fend off as he struggles to construct and protect his cabinet. However, the first victim of his government did not take too long to surface as the ...DNA, 1 month ago
'The world is going to be more insular.''What India needs to do is develop the domestic market for domestic consumption.''The emphasis has to be on Bharat as against India.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian, associate professor of finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, is a member of both the Reserve Bank of India's expert committee on governance of banks and SEBI's standing committee on alternative investment policy. Dr Subramanian, who serves on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
[China], Jan. 15 (ANI): China and Vietnam have agreed to manage maritime differences and safeguard the peace and stability of the disputed South China Sea. A joint communique issued on Saturday said that both countries pledged to seek basic and long-term ...Sify, 2 months ago
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