Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Travelled Overseas 29 Times in 35 months

In the last 35 months Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar had travelled overseas 29 times since joining the office, according to information revealed under the Right to Information Act. During the last 35 months around Rs. 10 crore were spent as Kumar visited 28 countries as head of parliamentary delegations. May 22, 2012

Mumbai Rave Party: IPL Players' Name Not on Guest List, Police Confirm

A day after Mumbai police busted a rave party in Juhu, celebrities and IPL team Pune Warriors, who were at the party players, claimed innocence on Monday. Mumbai police on Sunday police busted a rave party at the Oak Woods Hotel in Juhu and arrested two IPL players, foreigners, several television actors and other high-profile people. May 22, 2012

UPA II Celebrates 3rd Anniversary; Marred by Unhealthy Relationship

The United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA II) has completed three years in office and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is hosting a dinner party on Tuesday to celebrate the occasion. But the major allies of the Congress are not in the mood to celebrate. Mamata Banerjee and Karunanidhi will skip the 3rd anniversary celebration May 22, 2012

Pranab Mukherjee's Crackdown on Black Money; Tables White Paper in Parliament

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the much-anticipated "white paper on black money" at a Parliament session on Monday. Mukherjee's proposed move reflected an earlier promise made during his budget speech in the Lok Sabha where he said, I will try to give all the relevant and possible information". May 21, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: Jayalalithaa, Patnaik Campaign For PA Sangma

It looks like former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma's presidential race is slowly picking up the pace with AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik going all out to garner support from non-Congress political parties. May 21, 2012