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Samajwadi Party truce talks fail; Mulayam Yadav, Akhilesh stick to their guns

Samajwadi Party truce talks fail; Mulayam Yadav, Akhilesh stick to their guns

Attempts for a peace deal between warring factions in the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) of Uttar Pradesh have come to a naught as both sides on Saturday signalled that chances of any truce were now almost over.

Parliament's Winter Session adjourned sine die after repeated disruptions

Parliament's Winter Session adjourned sine die after repeated disruptions

The winter session, which began on November 16, witnessed repeated adjournments due to opposition protests over demonetisation and other issues.

Parties move forward according to their convenience: ex-PM HD Deve Gowda on Opposition unity

Parties move forward according to their convenience: ex-PM HD Deve Gowda on Opposition unity

Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda on Friday expressed unhappiness over total washout of Parliament's Winter Session and, at the same time, questioned the unity within the Opposition.

Lok Sabha takes up important bill on Winter Session's last day

Lok Sabha takes up important bill on Winter Session's last day

The Lok Sabha on Friday took up the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill for consideration and passing during zero hour as most of the Opposition left to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, Hamid Ansari unhappy over bedlam

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, Hamid Ansari unhappy over bedlam

The 241st session that commenced on November 16 comes to a close today, Hamid Ansari told the members.

2,968 ad-hoc, guest, contract or re-employed faculties in Central Universities

There are 2,968 ad-hoc, guest, contract or re-employed faculties employed in various Central Universities as on October 1, the government on Thursday said.

Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout over demonetisation

Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout over demonetisation

The Opposition, led by Congress, said demonetisation along with vagaries of weather had hit the farmers and demanded farm loan waiver to give relief to them.

'LK Advani upset over washout of Winter Session, feels like resigning as MP'

'LK Advani upset over washout of Winter Session, feels like resigning as MP'

As the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day shortly after noon, LK Advani remained seated in the house even as other members slowly left. 

Not a single notice from Rahul Gandhi to speak in House: Ananth Kumar

Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Wednesday wondered how Rahul Gandhi can claim he is not being allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha when he has not submitted a single notice to the table office of the House.

Rajya Sabha passes Disability Bill, first legislative action in Winter Session

Rajya Sabha passes Disability Bill, first legislative action in Winter Session

For the first time since the Winter session began on November 16, Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw a legislative action as it passed the Disabilities Bill.

 Centre will take all necessary steps to restore normalcy in cyclone-hit Tamil Nadu: Arun Jaitley

Centre will take all necessary steps to restore normalcy in cyclone-hit Tamil Nadu: Arun Jaitley

Tamil Nadu government has asked the Centre for Rs 1,000 crore for relief and reconstruction.

Disruption of Parliament not acceptable, for God's sake, do your job: President Pranab Mukherjee to MPs

Disruption of Parliament not acceptable, for God's sake, do your job: President Pranab Mukherjee to MPs

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that disruption of Parliament is not acceptable at all.

Demonetisation: PM Narendra Modi salutes people for backing 'yagna' against corruption, terrorism, black money

Demonetisation: PM Narendra Modi salutes people for backing 'yagna' against corruption, terrorism, black money

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appreciated people's support for his demonetisation decision.

PM Narendra Modi sits in Rajya Sabha even during adjournment, chats with Opposition MPs

PM Narendra Modi sits in Rajya Sabha even during adjournment, chats with Opposition MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remained seated in the Rajya Sabha even during adjournment of 15 minutes on Thursday.

West Bengal will give befitting reply to Mamata Banerjee: BJP

West Bengal will give befitting reply to Mamata Banerjee: BJP

Expressing dissatisfaction, the opposition staged a brief walkout from the House.

Amidst Opposition uproar, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Amidst Opposition uproar, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

When the House met for the day, opposition members demanded an obituary reference for the Army personnel killed in Tuesday`s attack in Nagrota, in Jammu and Kashmir.

Opposition continues protest seeking PM Narendra Modi's presence in Rajya Sabha

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the debate is not yet complete and the Prime Minister will come and intervene.

Demonetisation row: Post unimpressive Aakrosh Diwas, Opposition in huddle again

Demonetisation row: Post unimpressive Aakrosh Diwas, Opposition in huddle again

The Opposition parties will meet around 9:40 am in Parliament to discuss their strategy.

Demonetisation: Little response to Opposition's Jan Aakrosh Diwas, normal life remains unaffected

Demonetisation: Little response to Opposition's Jan Aakrosh Diwas, normal life remains unaffected

Various Opposition parties on Monday held a countrywide protest on what they call the government's mishandling of the currency ban. 

69 railway coaches fitted with CCTVs on pilot basis: Govt

69 railway coaches fitted with CCTVs on pilot basis: Govt

"In order to improve the safety and security of passengers, including women and children, the government has installed CCTV cameras on a limited number of coaches of passenger and suburban trains on a pilot basis," said Rajen Gohain