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Jaitley allocates Rs.400 crore for Indian sports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:49

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday allocated Rs.400 crore for the development of Indian sports, including upgradation of sports infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, a sports university in Manipur and training for athletes for the upcoming Commonwealth Games and Asiad.

BJP Parliamentary Board appreciates Rajnath`s leadership

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:12

The BJP Parliamentary Board, the highest decision-making body of the party, today unanimously resolved to express their gratitude to outgoing President Rajnath Singh for leading the party to power in Lok Sabha elections.

Rainfall in current monsoon season to be below normal: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:09

Rainfall in the country for the current monsoon season would be 93 percent of the long period average, which is below normal, the government told the Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha discusses price rise

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:40

The opposition attacked the government on the issue of price rise in the Lok Sabha and questioned the steps taken to control the increase in prices of essential commodities.

Rahul Gandhi caught sleeping in Parliament, Congress calls it `trivial issue`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:01

Amid continued questioning of Rahul Gandhi`s ability to handle elections by several party leaders, the Congress vice president was found sleeping soundly in Parliament, oblivious to speeches or camera lights shining on him.

Over 1,800 secured govt employment through fake certificates

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:38

Over 1,800 appointments in central government departments were allegedly secured on the basis of fake caste certificates, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

`Hurt` Speaker pulls up erring members in LS

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:55

Anguished by the remark made by a Trinamool Congress member telling her that she was "not the Speaker of Narendra Modi", Sumitra Mahajan Wednesday pulled up some members for their conduct, telling them bluntly that if they failed to maintain the dignity of the Chair, it is a "more serious matter."

Naidu appeals to parties to maintain peace and decorum in Parliament

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:39

Commenting on the alleged scuffle between Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday appealed to all political parties to maintain peace and decorum in Parliament.

Question Hour disrupted in Parliament

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:00

Angry protests by Trinamool Congress over the Rail Budget disrupted the proceedings in Lok Sabha for the second day and spread to Rajya Sabha Tuesday, with Parliament failing to transact business in the Question Hour.

Parliament adjourned till noon

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:56

Both houses of the parliament were Wednesday adjourned till noon following an uproar by opposition members who demanded action against BJP MPs for their alleged misbehaviour.

BJP likely to reject Congress` bid for Leader of Opposition post in Lok Sabha: Reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:15

Despite strong pitch from Congress president Sonia Gandhi demanding the post of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha for her party, Narendra Modi-led NDA government is likely to reject the demand, reports said on Tuesday.

LoP issue: Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi meets President Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 18:28

In order to leave no stone unturned to get the post of Lok Sabha`s Leader of Opposition for her party, Congress president Sonia Gandhi met President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.