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Ban liquor for poor across the country, consumption resulting in crimes: YSR Congress MP

Liquor should be banned across the country for the poor people as its consumption was resulting in crimes, a Lok Sabha member said today.

MPs favour 'classical language' status to Marathi

A demand to according 'classical language' status to Marathi was on Tuesday supported by the Speaker in the Lok Sabha who called for a collective effort to achieve the objective.

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi calls for unique ID for defence equipment

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday called for implementation of NATO like numbering of defence equipments in the inventory of Indian armed forces, and highlighted that this will result in a 30 per cent decrease in procurements.

Include Bhojpuri in 8th Schedule of Constitution: Janta Dal (United) MP Ali Anwar Ansari

Janta Dal (U) MP Ali Anwar Ansari on Thursday made a strong pitch in Rajya Sabha to include Bhojpuri in the 8th Schedule of Constitution, saying the language was spoken by 20-25 crore people.

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.

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.