Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha Election Results 2009

Anandpur Sahib Punjab Lok Sabha Election Results 2009 with name of Candidate, party and number of votes

Amritsar Lok Sabha Election Results 2009

Amritsar Punjab Lok Sabha Election Results 2009 with name of Candidate, party and number of votes

Meira’s election as Speaker enhances prestige of India

New Delhi, Jun 4 (PTI) As India got its first woman Lok Sabha Speaker, President Pratibha Patil today said the election of a Dalit woman with “honourable credentials” to the post has enhanced the prestige of the country’s democratic traditions.

India’s parliament elects first woman speaker

India’s lower house of parliament elected a woman as its speaker Wednesday, a first in the male-dominated chamber’s history. Meira Kumar is also a member of the “untouchable” Dalit class, the lowest rung in the centuries-old caste system in the country. The speaker conducts the proceedings of the house. She will preside over 543 elected members, of which 58 are women.more

Meira nominated for post of LS Speaker

Five-term Lok Sabha MP Meira Kumar on Tuesday became the consensus candidate of the ruling UPA and the Opposition BJP for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker. Leader of the House Pranab Mukherjee led a UPA delegation to submit Kumar’s nomination papers to Lok Sabha Secretary General P D T Achary for the election to the Speaker’s post scheduled to be held on Wednesday.more

Portfolios of Manmohan Singh cabinet

The UPA government Thursday evening announced the portfolios of the 72 ministers.We present to you the complete details of the same.It has the experienced politicians as well as the young upcoming politicians.

Manmohan Singh’s 78-member council of ministers finalised

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s new government took shape Wednesday with a 78-member council of ministers, including 33 cabinet ministers and 45 ministers of state, being named after three days of intense negotiations.

1,368 candidates lost security deposits in UP

Lucknow, May 24 (PTI) A total of 1,368 candidates, including star contenders, who contested the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh lost their security deposits with Congress nominees topping the list. The state witnessed a four-cornered contest in the general elections with Congress, BSP, BJP and SP contesting the polls on their own.

Antony to take charge on Monday

New Delhi, May 23 (PTI) A K Antony, the affable 68-year-old Keralite politician, will take charge of the Defence Ministry for the second consecutive term in the new UPA government on Monday. Antony faces major challenges in his second stint as Defence Minister such as plugging gaps in coastal, air and land security that have come under increased threat in recent times, more importantly after the chinks...

Challenges for India’s New Government

In a hall adorned with paintings of battle, an understated economist named Manmohan Singh was sworn in Friday evening as prime minister of India for a second five-year term. His own battle promises to be twofold: how to restore high rates of economic growth at a time of a worldwide downturn and to push for effective government services that reach India’s legions of the poor Read More
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