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RS adjourned sine die

The Rajya Sabha on Friday adjourned sine die in the pre-noon session without taking up major business listed for the day.

J&K Assembly issues provisional calendar for Budget Session

The Assembly will have a discussion on Motion of Thanks to the Governor's Address from May 26 to May 28.

Will support SC/ST, Appropriation Bill in Parliament: Congress

Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari had called an all-party meeting on Friday over logjam in the Upper House leaving key bills in the limbo.

Lok Sabha passes Appropriation Bill

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Appropriation Bill, allowing the government to withdraw Rs 62.03 lakh crore from the Consolidated Fund to meet its expenditure for 2015-16.

India has historic chance to grow, don't obstruct: FM Jaitley to Opposition

With a number of key reforms bills stuck, government on Tuesday appealed to the opposition not to play "obstructionist" as the country has the "historic opportunity" to grow and the GDP is expected to go beyond 8 percent next year, overtaking China.

Economy is stressed; hard decisions soon: Chidambaram

The government plans to take some "hard decisions" to trim wasteful expenditure and curb the import of inessential items to deal with the stressed economic situation, although there will be no hasty increase in petrol and diesel prices.

Parliament passes Appropriation Bill

The Appropriation Bill, 2012, was returned by Rajya Sabha allowing the government to raise expenditure to the tune of Rs 32,120 crore in 2012-13. The bill was earlier passed by Lok Sabha.