Lok Sabha

These bills are to be introduced in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on first day of Winter Session of Parliament

These bills are to be introduced in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on first day of Winter Session of Parliament

Winter Session of Parliament began on Friday and will continue till January 5. Hoping that the session will be a productive one, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it will be a productive one with constructive debates and innovative suggestions that will help resolve the country's problems.

Dec 15, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
PM Modi's attack on Manmohan, poll results may cast shadow on Winter Session

PM Modi's attack on Manmohan, poll results may cast shadow on Winter Session

The government is expected to table 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including a bill providing Muslim women the right to seek maintenance in case of triple talaq.

Dec 14, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Parties must discuss need for minimum sittings of Parliament: Naidu

Parties must discuss need for minimum sittings of Parliament: Naidu

Vice President on Monday said political parties should sit together and discuss if the minimum number of sittings of Parliament needed to be fixed.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Narendra Modi uses OBC card for political gains: Nana Patole

Narendra Modi uses OBC card for political gains: Nana Patole

Nana Patole, who resigned on Friday from the Lok Sabha and the BJP, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday of using his OBC credentials for political gains.

Dec 09, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Trinamool Congress wants simultaneous bypolls to Lok Sabha, assembly seats, appeals to EC

The vacancies were caused due to the resignation of Manas Bhunia, MLA from Sabong, on July 24 this year and the death of Noapara MLA Madhusudan Ghosh on August 18. Sultan Ahmed, who represented Uluberia Lok Sabha seat, died on September 4 this year.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati

Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati said on Thursday that her party favoured joining hands with secular parties to check "communal parties" in Lok Sabha and state polls but only if it gets a respectable number of seats to contest.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
14 nominations filed for Gurdaspur bypoll; 9 on last day

14 nominations filed for Gurdaspur bypoll; 9 on last day

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on September 25 and the last for withdrawal of candidature is September 27.

Sep 22, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi should have written to RJD, SP on women's bill: BJP

Sonia Gandhi should have written to RJD, SP on women's bill: BJP

Gandhi had yesterday written to Modi, urging him to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in the Lok Sabha by taking advantage of the BJP's majority in the House and also promising her party's support to the legislation.

Sep 21, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

While Adityanath represented the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, Maurya represented the Phulpur (Allahabad) constituency.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Naga peace talks reach final stage, Assembly polls 2018 could be postponed

Stating that the Naga people want a settlement at any cost, Rio stated that he himself had repeatedly said in parliament that the central government should pursue the talks and the settlement should come before the assembly elections.

Sep 14, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's latest gaffe - 'Number of seats in Lok Sabha is 546'

Rahul Gandhi's latest gaffe - 'Number of seats in Lok Sabha is 546'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had a slip of the tongue while addressing the students at the University of California in Berkeley.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:31 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee slams CBI over Narada scam accused Sultan Ahmed's cardiac arrest

Mamata Banerjee slams CBI over Narada scam accused Sultan Ahmed's cardiac arrest

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed, who died on Monday, had been under extreme pressure as he was being probed by the CBI in connection with Narada case. 

Sep 04, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath to flag off Lucknow Metro on September 5

Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath to flag off Lucknow Metro on September 5

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will flag off the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro here on September 5.

Sep 03, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
Yogi  Adityanath, two deputies to fight Legislative Council by-polls

Yogi Adityanath, two deputies to fight Legislative Council by-polls

The five BJP candidates are not members of either House of the state legislature. They have to become members of either House by September 19, six months from the date they were sworn in as ministers.

Aug 30, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Working on plan to beat Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat: BJP

As part of the "Mission 80" strategy, the BJP is eyeing to win 80 of the total 119 Assembly seats and 15 out of 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in the elections, due in 2019, Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said.

Aug 21, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
TRS not joining NDA, says party leader A P Jithender Reddy

TRS not joining NDA, says party leader A P Jithender Reddy

The ruling TRS in Telangana is not interested in joining the NDA, and its support to the BJP-led government at the Centre would continue to be issue- based, says a senior party leader.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Learnt 'bitter lessons' in Rajya Sabha elections: Congress leader Ahmed Patel

Learnt 'bitter lessons' in Rajya Sabha elections: Congress leader Ahmed Patel

"It was the toughest electoral battle of my career. I have fought five Lok Sabha elections and four Rajya Sabha, but this was the toughest," the 67-year-old Patel admitted.

 

Aug 14, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

The month-long Monsoon Session of Parliament ended on Friday, with the two houses recording a dip in productivity compared with the last session.

Aug 12, 2017, 06:49 AM IST
Our armed forces have adequate defence equipment, prepared to face any eventuality: Arun Jaitley

Our armed forces have adequate defence equipment, prepared to face any eventuality: Arun Jaitley

Amid the ongoing stand-off going between Indian and Chinese military at Doklam, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday assured the Lok Sabha that India Army has enough force to tackle any kind of situation and are prepared to face any eventuality. 

Aug 11, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Govt has not written off single rupee of corporate loans: FM

Govt has not written off single rupee of corporate loans: FM

He told the Lok Sabha that writing off a loan was a commercial decision of banks and added that there has been no scheme of farm loan waiver by the Centre since 2014.

Aug 11, 2017, 14:37 PM IST