DMK flays re-promulgation of land ordinance

DMK on Tuesday criticised the Centre government for being 'adamant' by re-promulgating the land ordinance for an 'unprecedented' third time, saying it exposed the ruling BJP's 'double standards' on the issue.

Captain Saurabh Kalia case: Chandrasekhar calls for pursuing case in ICJ

Rajya Sabha Independent MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Monday asked the NDA Government at the Centre to pursue the Captain Saurabh Kalia case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is located in The Hague.

Health Ministry slammed for under-utilisation of funds

A parliamentary standing committee has slammed the research wing of the union health ministry for failing to spend its allocated budget and complete pending schemes.

Health Ministry slammed for under-utilisation of funds

A parliamentary standing committee has slammed the research wing of the union health ministry for failing to spend its allocated budget and complete pending schemes.

PM Modi has embarrassed India by belittling his predecessors: Anand Sharma

Congress has objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Shanghai negating the past achievements of the country and belittling his predecessors.

Rajya Sabha can't be showpiece, opinion relevant to govt: Somnath Bharti

 "Rajya Sabha cannot be a showpiece", veteran Parliamentarian Somnath Chatterjee on Sunday said taking a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks dismissing it just as an "indirectly elected House".

RS can't be showpiece, opinion relevant to govt: Somnath

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address auto-rickshaw drivers at a public meeting in Burari to hear their grievances and demands on Sunday.

Refer Indo-China border row to International court: Jethmalani

Former law minister and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, has urged the Narendra Modi government to refer the long-pending Indo-China border dispute to the International Court of Justice for a decision.

CPI holds protests over Land Bill across Tamil Nadu

CPI National Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP D Raja, along with other activists, was on Thursday detained when they tried to stage a 'rail roko' (stop the train) here protesting the Land Bill even as the party staged protests across the state in front of Central government establishments.

Centre takes steps to curb illegal mining in country

The Centre has taken a decision to empower state governments to make rules for prevention of illegal mining and all the other matters connected with it.

Parliament set new records during last one year, says Naidu

 Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday lauded the functioning of the Parliament during the last one year stating that both the Houses of Parliament have turned in record performance in terms of number of sittings and transaction of legislative business. 

Rajya Sabha members find term 'black money' racist, want it changed

 It may have something to do with the taint it carries, but bitter rivals Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) want the term 'black money' changed because of the hint of 'racism' in the expression.

PM Modi calls passing of Black Money Bill by Parliament 'a historic milestone'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he was delighted at the passing of the Black Money Bill by Parliament and called it 'a historic milestone'.

About 9% of cases on harrassment of women false: MoS Home

 About nine per cent of cases of cruelty or harrassment of women registered in 2013, were false or bad in law, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Rajya Sabha names 10 members to Joint Committee on Land Acquisition Bill

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday named 10 members, including Digvijaya Singh of Congress and TMC's Derek O'Brien, to the Joint Committee that will look into the controversial Land Acquisition Bill.

BJP 'not sincere' on black money issue: Congress

The Congress Party on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of not being 'sincere' in getting black money illegally stashed abroad, adding that it would support the government's efforts if steps are to be taken in that direction.

Both houses of Parliament offer condolences to earthquake victims

Members of both Houses of Parliament- the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday offered their deepest condolences to those who had lost their lives in the devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal and parts of India on Tuesday.

Rajya Sabha names 10 members for land bill committee

Ten Rajya Sabha members have been named for a joint parliamentary committee on the land acquisition bill.

Rajya Sabha pays condolences to Nepal quake victims

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday paid condolences to those who died in the fresh earthquake in Nepal and parts of India on May 12.