Budget session of AP Assembly begins Monday

Presentation of Budget, TDP government`s white papers on different sectors, its proposed `vision documents` for development and poll promises like farm loan waiver would be part of the agenda of Andhra Pradesh Assembly`s Budget session which begins here on Monday.

Parliament Session may be extended to enable passage of bills

The current session of Parliament may be extended to enable the passage of bills, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu told BJP MPs here on Tuesday.

No proposal to curtail Budget session: Naidu

The government on Thursday said there was no proposal to curtail the current session of Parliament as there was much business left.

Government`s hands full with business: Minister

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Satyavrat Chaturvedi said it is unfortunate that despite so many days of this session having passed, the government has no legislative business.

Hamid Ansari asks new MPs to avoid disruptions of Parliament proceedings

At a time when Parliament is facing repeated disruptions in the Budget session, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that passage of any bill in the din is "failure of Parliament" and trooping into the well of the House is an expression of anger, not dissent.

Parliament adjourned till noon

Both houses of the parliament were Wednesday adjourned till noon following an uproar by opposition members who demanded action against BJP MPs for their alleged misbehaviour.

Budget Session: Finance Minister blames UPA for price rise; Opposition stages walkout

The 42-day-long Budget Session of Parliament begins from Monday and will have 28 sittings. During this period, Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government`s first Railway and General Budgets on July 8 and July 10 respectively.

Litmus test for Narendra Modi Government as Budget Session begins today

As the Budget Session commences on Monday, all eyes will be set on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, which would present its first Railway and Union Budget in the next few days.

Govt reaches out to political parties for smooth Budget session

Ahead of the over month-long budget session of Parliament beginning Monday, Government is reaching out to all political parties to have a smooth session.

Onion sells at Rs 40/kg in NCR on drought fears, fewer supply

Onion prices in retail markets of the National Capital Region continue in the range of Rs 35-40 per kg due to fears of drought and fewer supplies from key states.

Government rules out any immediate hike in prices of LPG, kerosene

Ruling out any immediate hike in prices of LPG and kerosene, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the new government will continue with the policy of subsidising commonly used cooking fuels.

Opposition to raise price rise during budget session

The government Saturday said it was prepared to discuss all issues in the budget session of parliament that begins Monday as the opposition said it will raise price rise and the recent rail fare hike.

Govt to re-introduce bill for national database of academic awards

A bill seeking to establish a national database of academic awards in electronic format will be re-introduced in the Budget Session of Parliament with certain amendments like eliminating the role of any agent to safeguard students` interest.

Special paramilitary unit takes over Parliament security

A special commando-trained squad of paramilitary troops has taken over security duties at the Parliament House complex, days before the first Budget Session of the new government commences.

Will go extra mile to work with all for smooth Budget session: Govt

The government on Wednesday said it will go the extra mile to seek the cooperation of all in ensuring a smooth and productive Budget Session of Parliament, which is set to kick off next week.

`Congress has natural claim to position of Leader of Opposition`

Amid the possibility of a decision being taken on the issue of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha this week ahead of the Budget Session, Congress on Sunday said it has a "natural claim" to the post and any attempt to scuttle it can only be termed as "autocratic".

Narendra Modi writes to Japanese PM on postponement of visit

PM Narendra Modi has written to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe about the postponement of his proposed visit there next month in view of the Budget session of the Parliament.

UP Assembly Budget Session: Both Houses adjourned amid din

The Budget Session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly got off to a stormy start on Thursday with the Opposition MLAs raising anti-government slogans and staging protests over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

PM Narendra Modi warns of ‘bitter medicine’ for ailing Indian economy

Hitting hard the previous UPA government for pushing the Indian economy into shambles, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned of taking some bold decisions, ahead of the commencement of Budget Session of Parliament, to improve country`s economy adding that it may not go down well with some sections.

Punjab budget session to begin from Jul 15

Punjab Cabinet today approved the commencement of eighth session of Vidhan Sabha from July 15 for passing of budget for the period August 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.