Govt should pluck up courage for bold reforms, engage Oppn: Chidambaram

Govt should pluck up courage for bold reforms, engage Oppn: Chidambaram

Attacking the Centre over its handling of the economy, Congress today asked it to pluck up courage to go for bold reforms, saying the party will engage with the government if it means business.

EPFO to hire consultant to draft housing scheme for members

Retirement fund body EPFO will hire a consultant to work out a low-cost housing scheme for its over 4 crore subscribers.

RJD MP who said, 'Nitish looting Bihar in name of development', gets show cause notice

RJD MP who said, 'Nitish looting Bihar in name of development', gets show cause notice

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday issued a show cause notice to Lok Sabha member Mohammad Taslimuddin for repeatedly attacking Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over rising crime in the state, party officials said.

Subramanian Swamy disappointed with BJP's performance in TN Assembly polls

Subramanian Swamy disappointed with BJP's performance in TN Assembly polls

With early trends indicating a consecutive second term for All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday expressed disappointment with the party`s performance in the state, saying the results could have been different had the party fought from day one itself.

Monsoon likely to reach South Kerala by May 31, says Centre; full forecast by IMD in mid June

Monsoon likely to reach South Kerala by May 31, says Centre; full forecast by IMD in mid June

The IMD will issue the updated monsoon forecast by the first week of June based on the operational model and with the updated data up to May 2016.

Arvind Kejriwal criticised in LS for attacking PM Modi, Sonia

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday criticised in the Lok Sabha for attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as Congress President Sonia Gandhi, with an expelled RJD member demanding apology from him and a CBI probe into his activities.

Concern in Lok Sabha over drought, Members demand loan waiver

Voicing concern over the worsening drought situation in the country, Lok Sabha members on Tuesday demanded that the government should waive the loans of farmers and work on war-footing to ensure that people do not suffer for want of drinking water.

Congress members stage dharna in Lok Sabha

Veerappa Moily has given notice for Breach of Privilege against the Prime Minister.

Use of Hindi in higher judiciary not possible due to CJI's no

Use of Hindi in higher judiciary has not been made compulsory so far due to negative feedback from the Chief Justice of India, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.

Mulayam Singh Yadav raises issue of cow slaughter in Lok Sabha

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday raised in the Lok Sabha concern over cow slaughter and the declining number of the bovine, an issue dear to the saffron outfits.

Lok Sabha passes Uttarakhand budget amid Congress walkout

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Uttarakhand Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 2016, which the government said was a "constitutional necessity".

Fake currency notes of Rs 100, Rs 1,000 increased over last three years

Fake currency notes of Rs 100, Rs 1,000 increased over last three years

The fake currency notes of Rs 100 and Rs 1,000 are on a rise over the last three years as per the latest Finance Ministry data presented in the ongoing Lok Sabha. 

BJP MP targets Robert Vadra, to raise land deal issue in Parliament

BJP MP targets Robert Vadra, to raise land deal issue in Parliament

The Budget session in Parliament is likely to be stormy on Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirit Somaiya is set to corner the Congress on the Robert Vadra land deal. 

Stung by AgustaWestland allegations, Congress stoutly defends Sonia Gandhi, says ‘Sherni hai yeh sherni’

Stung by AgustaWestland allegations, Congress stoutly defends Sonia Gandhi, says ‘Sherni hai yeh sherni’

While calling the AgustaWestland helicopter deal 'baseless allegations', Congress today demanded a Supreme Court monitored probe in the issue.

We may do what we could not do in Bofors: Parrikar on AgustaWestland scam

We may do what we could not do in Bofors: Parrikar on AgustaWestland scam

Amid a walkout by Congress which was pressing for a Supreme Court-monitored probe, Parrikar said CBI is "very seriously" investigating the case.

Congress demands SC-monitored probe in VVIP chopper deal

He said it was practice of the BJP members to level wrong and baseless allegations and through that, they want to create an illusion.

IAF gains experience by taking part in global air exercises: Manohar Parrikar

Without naming Pakistan, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that knowledge of close combat ability of F-16s and F-18s was important for the Western front of India.

Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Bill

Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Bill

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Lok Sabha nod for insolvency and bankruptcy code

Lok Sabha nod for insolvency and bankruptcy code

The Lok Sabha on Thursday gave its nod to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, that seeks to improve the ease of doing business in the country.

33 percent of Lok Sabha by 2026 will come from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal

33 percent of Lok Sabha by 2026 will come from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal

If India's parliamentary seats were to be re-allocated across states on the basis of population, the Gangetic belt would send 275 of 548 MPs to the Lok Sabha, according to estimates.