Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said though the Centre was lukewarm to requests for help with rehabilitation schemes for returning members of the diaspora, he would again take up the issue with New Delhi.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) A junior minister and the Rajya Sabha secretariat are at variance on the status of an amendment to a bill to protect whistle blowers, a measure that many say dilutes the law and should thus be referred to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha.
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) The central government has stopped Kerala from carrying on activities to build a dam across Siruvani river, the Tamil Nadu government said on Wednesday.
The number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of parliament (MPs) in the current Lok Sabha above the age of 70 declined to 8.8 per cent -- from 14.2 per cent in the 15th Lok Sabha -- and MPs aged 25 to 40 increased from 5.8 per cent to 7.8 per cent, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data released by PRS Legislative Research.
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