Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar (File Photo/IANS)

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away in Bengaluru

Union Minister Ananth Kumar, 59, passed away in Bengaluru during the wee hours on Monday. Kumar was unwell and was on ventilator for the last few days, reported news agency PTI. He was admitted in a private hospital in Bengaluru and undergoing treatment for cancer. Kumar was Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs since 2016 in […]

Parliamentary Affairs Ministers Ananth Kumar (File Photo)

Government slams Congress on triple talaq bill, appeals to women groups to fight

New Delhi :  The government on Saturday accused the Congress, its President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi of betraying Muslim women by thwarting the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha, and appealed to women organisations across the country to start a peaceful agitation against the Opposition to create moral […]

Congress blames government for Parliament logjam

New Delhi :  The Congress on Friday blamed the government of exerting pressure on Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to not let the no-confidence motion being taken up, and held it responsible for not letting the Parliament function. Responding to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar holding the party responsible for the parliament not functioning, Congress […]

Congress has become marginal party: Ananth Kumar

New Delhi :  Terming Congress a “marginal party”, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Friday said that its actions in the two houses during the budget session did not follow parliamentary logic. Addressing the media on Friday, Kumar blamed the Congress for the washout of the second half of budget session. He alleged that Congress […]