PM suggests survey to assess public mood on each Parliament session

Noting that people have a lot of expectations from legislature, PM Modi on Tuesday suggested conducting of a survey to assess public opinion on the performance of each Parliament session.

No proposal to cut short parliament session: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said there was no proposal to cut short the ongoing parliament session, and added the government has enough business.

Appointment of new governors likely before Parliament session

Some BJP veterans are likely to be appointed as governors once some of the incumbents chosen by the previous UPA government make their exit.

Brief Parliament session likely from June 4-12

A brief session of Parliament is proposed to be convened early next month, probably from June 4 to 12, to enable newly-elected members to the Lok Sabha to take oath besides election of Speaker.

Thailand to convene extraordinary parliamentary session

The Thai caretaker cabinet Monday approved a draft royal decree to convene an extraordinary session of parliament May 2-10, deputy government spokeswoman Sunisa Lertpakawat said.

Communal Violence Bill deferred as Govt, Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha

Amid opposition from parties and taking sense of the house, the chair defers introduction of Communal Violence Prevention Bill in Rajya Sabha.

GoM clears draft Telangana Bill; Cabinet to consider Thursday

Notwithstanding Andhra Pradesh Assembly`s rejection of Telangana bill, a Group of Ministers today cleared the draft legislation to be placed before the Union Cabinet on Thursday to pave the way for its tabling in Parliament.

Telangana trouble likely in Parliament session

The last session of 15th Lok Sabha beginning on Wednesday is likely to be a stormy affair over Telangana bill which the government is keen to push along with six anti-corruption legislations with an appeal to all parties for support.

Telangana bill in upcoming Parliament session: Congress

Telangana bill will be brought up in the upcoming Parliament session, Congress said on Friday downplaying its rejection in the Andhra Pradesh Legislature.

New Delhi district saw record protests during Parl session

The high-security New Delhi district witnessed over 350 demonstrations during the 33-day-long Monsoon Session of Parliament, the highest in the past 37 years.

All-party meet for smooth Parliament session ends

The all-party meeting convened by the UPA government to ensure the smooth functioning of Parliament during Monsoon Session, which begins on August 5, ended peacefully on Thursday.

All-party meet Aug 1 for smooth Parl session

Keen to get major bills passed in the monsoon session of parliament starting Aug 5, the government said Wednesday it had convened an all-party meeting Thursday.

Food Security Bill to be passed in next Parliament session

The Food Security Bill would be taken as a priority item and passed in the coming Parliament session, Union Minister for Food K V Thomas said on Tuesday.

BJP demand for early monsoon session laughable: Tewari

Manish Tewari took a dig at BJP saying its demand for an early monsoon session to discuss the food security bill is "laughable".

Sonia holds strategy meeting ahead of Parliament session

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday held a strategy meeting with senior leaders at a time when the Opposition is expected to raise the coal scam and 2G spectrum issues.

Parliament session: BJP to raise chopper deal, Shinde`s remarks

The upcoming Budget Session of Parliament is set to be stormy with BJP announcing that it would raise issues like VVIP chopper deal and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s remarks on saffron terror.

Delhi gang-rape: Sushma Swaraj speaks to PM, demands special Parliament session

BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj spoke to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded special session of Parliament to award death sentence for crime against women.

PM to meet leaders of allies ahead of Par session

Singh is hosting dinner for the leaders of allied parties during which the strategy would be discussed for the upcoming Winter Session, sources said.

Next Parl session won`t be washed out over Coalgate: Sharad

Key NDA ally Janata Dal-United claimed the next Parliament session will not be washed out over the coal controversy unlike the previous one.

Rahul`s Kashmir visit shows discrimination against Jammu: BJP

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said he would hold informal consultations within the government and with various political parties on the issue.