An AIADMK member on Thursday demanded in Lok Sabha that Thirukkural, a Tamil classic written by saint Thiruvalluvar, be declared a "national scripture", saying such a decision will add to the pride of country.
A bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokyuktas Act to include Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha in a panel, which will select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
Informing that 615 essential drugs have been brought under price control mechanism, government on Thursday told the Lok Sabha that the costs of medicines have reduced over the last six months and more steps are in the offing to check prices.
New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Thursday complimented scientists and engineers of the Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch of the country's heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III from Sriharikota.
New Delhi Government is running two skill development programmes for rural unemployed youth under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) with assured jobs, including placements abroad, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for drivers plying these battery-operated vehicles drew wide support in Lok Sabha today even as some opposition members demanded that it be sent to the Standing Committee for wider consultations.
The bill on amending the MNREGA will be taken up in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday after the opposition complained that discussion on the issue was getting postponed.
Expressing concern over the nuclear deal between China and Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the government has raised the issue with China and asserted that it is "well prepared" to safeguard national interests.
An Akali Dal member in Lok Sabha on Wednesday accused a Congress MP from Punjab of misleading the House over reported moves of the state government to construct a memorial in the Golden Temple, leading to a verbal spat between the two sides.
Lok Sabha on Wednesday witnessed uproar over the reported move to keep schools open on Christmas with several opposition parties accusing government of "misleading" the House and implementing Sangh Parivar agenda, evoking a sharp attack on the Gandhi family from treasury benches.