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Govt misleading nation over 39 Indian youths missing in Iraq: Cong

Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday accused the government of misleading Parliament on the issue of 39 Indian youths going missing in Iraq two years ago, with an Akali Dal member also seeking an update on the matter.

BJP to raise Bulandshahr gangrape issue in Parliament during zero hour?

BJP to raise Bulandshahr gangrape issue in Parliament during zero hour?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to raise the rape issue of UP's Bulandshahr on Monday in Lok Sabha during zero hour.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's remarks irk Opposition which forces brief adjournment in Rajya Sabha

Irked over a remark by Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in Rajya Sabha on Friday, Opposition members including those from Congress stormed into the Well demanding an apology from him, leading to a near washout of the crucial Zero Hour.

Opposition attacks government over "increasing" attacks on dalits, muslims

Opposition on Friday hit out at BJP over an attack on two Muslim women in Madhya Pradesh on the beef issue and alleged that dalits and Muslims were being increasingly targeted, prompting Home Minister Rajnath Singh to assert that justice will be done in the case.

Unemployment issue disrupts Rajya Sabha

 The Rajya Sabha was disrupted on Friday after the problem of unemployment was raised during zero hour.

Demand to ban advertisements on fairness creams in RS

A demand for banning the advertisements of fairness creams was made in the Rajya Sabha.

BJP, Congress demand derecognition of AAP

 BJP and Congress on Thursday joined hands to demand derecognition of Aam Aadmi Party by the Election Commission over using the image of the Golden Temple on its youth manifesto and the recent case of suicide of by its woman activist over an alleged case of sexual exploitation.

Shiv Sena wants 'Sindh' to be removed from national anthem

Shiv Sena wants 'Sindh' to be removed from national anthem

Shiv Sena member Arvind Sawant on Tuesday sought that the word 'Sindh' be removed from the national anthem and replaced with an appropriate word adding that India had no state by that name.

Zero hour offer as Greece lurches towards default

Tsipras has urged Greeks to reject creditors' tough reform demands in a referendum on Sunday, but has also pleaded for an bailout extension to keep Athens afloat.

BJP MP RK Singh opposes India-Pakistan cricket series

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian on Monday expressed his opposition to the proposed India-Pakistan cricket series in December.

Locate Indian naval vessel missing since December 2014: AIADMK

The issue of disappearance of a naval vessel with eight crew members, sailing from Andaman islands to Car Nicobar in December last was raised on Thursday in Rajya Sabha by an AIADMK member who sought government's intervention to find it.

Resume subsidy for poor weavers of HP, J&K and UPA: Congress

Concern over stoppage of subsidy on woollen yarn by the Centre was expressed in Rajya Sabha on Thursday with a Congress member alleging that the step has badly affected the livelihood of weavers in Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.

Members in Lok Sabha for speedy aid, loan waiver to help farmers

Cutting across party lines, members in the Lok Sabha on Friday voiced concern over losses caused by unseasonal rains and hailstorms to the farm sector and demanded expeditious assistance to farmers in distress and a loan waiver scheme to help them.

Pvt hospitals charging excessive rates for stents: CPI MP

A CPI member in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday sought government's intervention to stop private hospitals from charging exorbitant rates for 'stents' and exploiting the patients.

Cine star Rekha attends Rajya Sabha proceedings

After facing flak last year over her long absence in Rajya Sabha, actor-turned-MP Rekha on Wednesday attended the proceedings of the Upper House for the first time in the current budget session.

Centre not paying wages to MNREGA labourers in UP: Congress MP

Accusing the Centre of not paying daily wages to labourers in Uttar Pradesh under MNREGA, a Congress member on Thursday demanded a probe into the issue and responsibility be fixed against those responsible for the delay.

J&K floods: AIADMK MLAs to give one-month salary to relief fund

The opposition AIADMK Legislators on Friday decided to contribute their one month's salaries to the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Relief Fund.

Iraq chases Baghdad sleeper cells as "Zero Hour" looms over capital

Iraqi insurgents are preparing for an assault on Baghdad, with sleeper cells planted inside the capital to rise up at "Zero Hour" and aid fighters pushing in from the outskirts, according to senior Iraqi and U.S. security officials.

Britain`s zero-hour contracts eyed by other countries

Britain is leading the way in so-called "zero-hours" contracts that keep employees available but with no guarantee of work and other countries are watching with interest.

US carrying out surveillance over India: CPI MP

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta claimed that the US was carrying out surveillance over India which amounted to "serious infringement" of its political sovereignty.