Ahead of Monsoon session, govt calls all-party meet

With the Opposition all set to corner the Narendra Modi government over 'Lalitgate' and the Vyapam scam issue, an all-party meet, called by the Centre a day ahead of the commencement of Monsoon session to work out a strategy to ensure the smooth functioning of the Parliament, was held on Monday.

Land Bill will taken up towards end of Budget Session: Govt

The controversial land bill will be taken up in the Lok Sabha towards the end of Budget Session, which concludes on May 8, the government on Monday said.

Lok Sabha members express concern over attack on Tamil TV channel

The issue of attack on the office of a Tamil TV channel in Chennai for airing promos of a debate that questioned the need of 'mangal sutra' was raised in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

December 25 circular row: Privilege motion moved against Naidu

Congress has moved a notice for privilege motion against Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, alleging that he misled Lok Sabha over HRD ministry's circulars on celebrating Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday on Christmas as 'Good Governance Day'.

Government open to discuss Agra 'conversions': Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Thursday said the government was ready for a detailed discussion on the Agra 'conversions' issue.

Govt to apprise Rajya Sabha on medical facilities for MPs: Naqvi

The government would soon apprise the Rajya Sabha whether any curtailment has been done in medical facilities for Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said.

Naidu's pot shot at Trinamool: You are losing ground in Bengal

"You are losing ground...We have won Mumbai, now we are eyeing Kolkata," Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said while taking pot shots at Trinamool Congress, the ruling party of West Bengal which has been mounting attack on the government over black money.

Insurance Bill to be taken up by RS on Monday

The much-delayed Bill, which was listed in the Rajya Sabha agenda on Thursday could not be taken up for discussion as the opposition wanted more time to go through the amendments, sources said.

Venkaiah Naidu seeks probe into washing away of 24 students in Himachal Pradesh

Expressing shock over the tragic death of 24 students who were washed away in Beas river in Himachal Pradesh, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday sought a probe into the circumstances that led to the accident.

Containing inflation priority for new government: Naidu

"Containing inflation is an obvious priority for the government," Naidu said.

Kamal Nath will be the Protem Speaker: Naidu

Former Parliamentary Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath will be the Protem Speaker in the new Lok Sabha.

Govt to go the `extra mile` to accomodate opposition: Naidu

The government will go the "extra mile" to accomodate the opposition, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today, but steered clear of questions on the issue of the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.

Kamal Nath accuses BJP of doublespeak on ordinance

: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during the all-party meeting had supported the ordinance that proposes to protect convicted lawmakers and has changed stand after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi raised the issue, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said here on Wednesday.

Rajiv Shukla calls on President

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla on Friday called on President Pranab Mukherjee.

Kamal Nath hopes for a "substantive" Winter Session

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath today said he hoped that the Winter Session of Parliament will be a substantive one as important legislations needed to be passed.

This Parliament House should be retained: PK Bansal

The idea of an alternative Parliament House has failed to catch up with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.