Winter Session of Parliament: PM Modi introduces new ministers

The winter session of parliament began Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the new ministers who were inducted.

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned after condoling Murli Deora's death

New Delhi: Winter Session of Parliament, which  began on Monday, is all set to be a contentious affair with several Opposition parties deciding to oppose the Insurance Bill and corner the government on black money issue.

All-party meet ahead of winter session of Parliament

Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Sunday called an all-party meet to discuss agenda for Parliament's Winter Session which will begin from Monday.The meeting has been called for smooth functioning of winter session of the Parliament.

Lok Sabha will not shift timing of Question Hour: Speaker

The Lok Sabha will not be shifting the timing of Question Hour, as is being planned by the Rajya Sabha from the Winter Session beginning Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said.

Govt starts process for selecting next CBI chief

With little over a week's time left for CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to demit office, the Centre has started the process of selecting a new chief of the investigating agency.

Women's Reservation Bill necessary to provide level-playing field: Najma Heptulla

Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Union Minister Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said she would like the Women's Reservation Bill to be passed in Lok Sabha as it was necessary to provide a "level-playing field" for women.

Govt holds discussion on amending Lokpal Act in absence of LoP

With nearly three weeks left for retirement of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the government on Friday held discussion on the issue of bringing an amendment in the Lokpal Act for selection of his successor in the absence of Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha.

Question Hour in Rajya Sabha to be shifted from 11 am to noon

Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.

Rajkot MP set to find place in Union Cabinet

First-time MP from Rajkot constituency Mohan Kundariya is all set to be inducted in the Narendra Modi government.

Hema Malini meets PM Modi, discusses Mathura Vikas
Hema Malini meets PM Modi, discusses Mathura Vikas

Ever since actress and BJP member Hema Malini won the Mathura Lok Sabha Constituency in the General Elections earlier this year, she has been expressing her vision for the iconic city, on Twitter. The veteran actress had a fruitful meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where she discussed her plans for the constituency.

Modi has betrayed Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised special status to Bihar but he betrayed the state after getting overwhelming support from its people in the Lok Sabha elections, former chief minister Nitish Kumar said here Wednesday.

Prithviraj Chavan likely to face resistance in bid for CLP leadership

Having led Congress to its worst ever performances in Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is likely to face stiff resistance from rival factions in his bid to become leader of the Legislature Party on Wednesday.

Month-long Winter Session of Parliament to commence on Nov 24

Winter session of Parliament will start from November 24 and conclude on December 23 during which a heavy legislative agenda is on the cards.

LS seating plan likely to be okayed before winter session

The long wait for the finalisation of the seating arrangement in Lok Sabha is expected to be over next month, almost six months after the constitution of the new House.

Congress ambivalent on alliance option

Despite the slide in its electoral fortunes beginning with the Lok Sabha polls, Congress sought to remain ambivalent on the question of "going it alone" even as party leaders spoke of the silver lining in the results of the just-concluded Assembly Elections.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asks staff to streamline record keeping

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Monday visited different offices in the Lok Sabha secretariat and called upon the staff to streamline management of records and pay utmost attention to cleanliness.

No Modi wave, says Manohar Joshi

Senior Shiv Sena leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi Sunday said there is no `Modi wave`.

Nagaland CM demands exemplary punishment for attack on Nagas

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang and lone Lok Sabha MP form the state Neiphiu Rio have demanded exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the unprovoked attack on Naga youths at Sikanderpur village in Gurgaon on the night of October 15.

No minimum percentage of seats required for Leader of Opposition: Lok Sabha Secretariat

Two months after Congress' demand for Leader of Opposition's post was rejected by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has in response to a RTI query said there is no minimum percentage of seats required for appointment of LoP in Lok Sabha.

President condoles Trinamool MP Thakur's death

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday condoled the passing away of Kapil Krishna Thakur, Lok Sabha member from West Bengal.