US hopes Indian Parliament would soon ratify CSC

The US hopes that Indian Parliament would soon ratify the nuclear liability agreement, with a top American diplomat observing that such a move would provide assurances of how India sees and accrues liability in the case of an accident.

Sports gets substantial hike in 2015-16 annual budget
Sports gets substantial hike in 2015-16 annual budget

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday got a hike of around Rs 384 crore in the budget for 2015-16, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament here.

Everything is normal: France on Rafale deal

Putting a brave face despite the multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet contract flowing into rough weather, France on Wednesday claimed that everything is going "normal".

India's decision on insurance pool: France's cautious approach

France on Wednesday took a cautious approach to India's decision to set up a Rs 1500 crore insurance pool to offset nuclear liability of foreign suppliers, saying it would wait for the details to come out and then assess whether it "fits to our requirements".

TMC targets Amit Shah, alleges he is named in Sahara diary
TMC targets Amit Shah, alleges he is named in Sahara diary

TMC leader Sudeep Bandhopadhyay says that his party has given a notice for suspension of Question Hour for discussion over the issue.

KV Thomas takes over a new PAC Chairman

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas on Wednesday over as the new Chairman of Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee.

`Strange-looking animal` sparks panic inside Parl complex

The appearance of a "strange- looking" visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

Furore in Parliament over judicial appointments

Amid furore created by AIADMK members in Parliament for the second day running, Government on Tuesday admitted that a Supreme Court collegium during the UPA rule had recommended extension of a judge in Tamil Nadu who was under corruption cloud.

Friendly or unfriendly, Parliament has discussed global conflicts

The question arises whether there should be a discussion on the Israeli-Palestine conflict?

Special paramilitary unit takes over Parliament security

A special commando-trained squad of paramilitary troops has taken over security duties at the Parliament House complex, days before the first Budget Session of the new government commences.

Speaker assures justice to everyone in LS functioning

Describing her assignment as glorious and challenging, newly elected Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday assured members that she would not let them down and try to do justice by fulfilling their expectations.

My govt will fulfil people`s aspirations: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed his gratitude to the citizens of the country for giving a decisive mandate in the Lok Sabha polls.

Why should MPs not be frisked?

The pepper spray attack in Parliament on Thursday has revived the debate seeking an end to exemption to Member of Parliaments (MPs) from being frisked when they enter Parliament.

Parliament incident a blot on democracy: Meira Kumar

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday said the incident in which Andhra Pradesh parliamentarian, who has been expelled from the Congress, Thursday used pepper spray inside the house is a shame.

Never-before-seen scenes in last session of 15th Lok Sabha

Unfortunate, but true. The storm over Telangana has led to several unprecedented ugly scenes in the current session of Parliament, the last of the 15th Lok Sabha.

RS polls: Opposition parties accuse TMC of poaching MLAs

Ahead of election to five Rajya Sabha seats in West Bengal on Friday, the Opposition on Thursday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of trying to poach their MLAs.

Congress rebel `withdraws` from Rajya Sabha poll fray in AP

Congress MLA Aadala Prabhakar Reddy, who entered the Rajya Sabha election fray in Andhra Pradesh as a rebel, on Thursday announced "withdrawal" of his candidature.

Two independent MLAs back BJD, Congress cry `horse trading` in RS polls

With 2 Independent MLAs announcing loyalties to Odisha CM on eve of Rajya Sabha polls, Congress moved the EC on seeking to debar Talcher legislator Braja Pradhan from voting Friday.

Karzai`s lecture in Indian Parliament cancelled

Afghan President Hamid Karzai`s Hiren Mukherjee Memorial Lecture in Parliament has been cancelled apprehending low attendance by MPs, said sources Thursday.

Parliament disrupted again, adjourned

Both Houses of Parliament were disrupted again Thursday over a slews of issues, with Lok Sabha adjourned around noon and the Rajya Sabha a few hours later.