Parliament session

BJP-NDA MPs decide not to take salary for 23 days over no work in Parliament

BJP-NDA MPs decide not to take salary for 23 days over no work in Parliament

This money is given to serve the people and if we are not able to do so we have no right to take the people's money, says Ananth Kumar.

Apr 04, 2018, 21:47 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi appeals for consensus on triple talaq bill ‘to give gender justice’

PM Narendra Modi appeals for consensus on triple talaq bill ‘to give gender justice’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed for a consensus on the triple talaq bill.

Dec 28, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
Opposition leaders meet ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

Opposition leaders meet ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

Opposition leaders on Thursday met to strategise for the upcoming winter session of Parliament. The Winter Session will be held from December 15 to January 5 with a total of 14 working days.

Dec 14, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad travels by car to Delhi

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who has been barred by all major domestic airlines for assaulting an Air India duty manager, has chosen to travel by road to Delhi for the ongoing Parliament session.

Mar 29, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
 Govt serious about bringing back Vijay Mallya: Rajya Sabha informed

Govt serious about bringing back Vijay Mallya: Rajya Sabha informed

The government is serious about bringing back Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, who are facing various allegations, to India, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Nov 17, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Lok Sabha pays tributes to departed members, world leaders

After Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan read out obituary references, members stood in silence for a few moments and the House adjourned for the day. 

Nov 16, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
Libya parliament rejects UN-backed unity government

Libya parliament rejects UN-backed unity government

Libya`s internationally recognised parliament on Monday voted no confidence in a UN-backed unity government, a spokesman said, in a blow to efforts to end the country`s political chaos.

Aug 22, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
Monsoon session: Congress leaders meet to chalk out strategy on crucial issues, GST bill

Monsoon session: Congress leaders meet to chalk out strategy on crucial issues, GST bill

Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament starting Monday, top Congress leaders on Saturday met party chief Sonia Gandhi and her deputy Rahul Gandhi to chalk out its strategy on crucial issues, including the GST bill.

Jul 16, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

Parliament session will not bring rain, says Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday went on the defensive and blamed it on the weather when questioned about justifying development at a time the country was facing drought and farmers were committing suicide.

May 28, 2016, 00:43 AM IST

Bankruptcy Code positive financial sector reform: Nomura

The insolvency and bankruptcy code is a very positive financial sector reform, especially for the the banking sector, as it will give creditors a legal path for recovering their dues in a time-bound manner, says a Nomura report.

May 08, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

Bankruptcy Bill likely in coming Parliament session, says FM

Emphasising that the government is committed to reforms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said things appear to be in the final round as far as GST is concerned while the bankruptcy Bill is expected to be taken up in the upcoming Parliament session.

Apr 05, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
BJP sets deadline for PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti as J&K logjam over govt formation continues

BJP sets deadline for PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti as J&K logjam over govt formation continues

BJP has asked the PDP chief that to take its final call on government formation in J&K they have time not beyond the Parliament Session.

Feb 08, 2016, 18:17 PM IST
After Parliament truce, govt hopeful of passing pending bills barring GST

After Parliament truce, govt hopeful of passing pending bills barring GST

Legislative and financial items entailing 43-and-a-half- hours of business are pending before the House, including key bill like The Real Estate Regulation Bill.

Dec 20, 2015, 12:50 PM IST
CBI raid not against Kejriwal, says Arun Jaitley

CBI raid not against Kejriwal, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that the CBI raid was not against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, but against an official who was attached to his office, a claim rejected by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a lie.

Dec 15, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Panel discussion on Rajnath Singh's remarks on secularism in Parliament

Amidst the debate on intolerance in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, in his address at the opening day of Parliament, opined that the word 'secular' was now a mis-used word.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Why did Aamir Khan talk about 'intolerance' before Parliament Session?

Supporting film star Aamir Khan's voicing of "alarm" over an atmosphere of "insecurity" in the society, Mallikarjun Kharge, the Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, on Tuesday said his party wanted a

Nov 24, 2015, 23:44 PM IST

India becoming more aspirational than politicians: Jaitley

Terming the recent Parliament session as 'virtually wasted', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said policymakers and "obstructionist" politicians must gauge the public mood before taking a position on reforms.

Aug 18, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Suspend obstructing members till end of Parliament session: Ramdas Athawale

Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athawale on Monday demanded that all those not allowing Parliament to function smoothly should be suspended till the end of the session.

Aug 03, 2015, 18:41 PM IST
Traders against proposed GST; say it is more complex

Traders against proposed GST; say it is more complex

With the government hopeful of passing Constitutional amendment bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the forthcoming Parliament session, traders are opposed to it, saying that in the current form, it is more complex and needs to be simplified.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Pakistan calls parliament session to discuss Yemen crisis Monday

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday called for a joint session of parliament to consider whether to join the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:36 PM IST