Frequent Parl disruptions 'agonising': Somnath Chatterjee

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Sunday described as "very agonising" the frequent disruptions of Parliament and lamented the "inadequacy" of the position of the presiding officer who is unable to run the House because of circumstances beyond his control.

Modi filed incorrect election expenditure in election: Plea

A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction for the poll panel to hold an enquiry on a Congress leader`s allegation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to furnish a correct statement of expenditure incurred by him in Varanasi during Lok Sabha election last year.

Govt mulling 'structured regulatory regime' for AYUSH drugs

The government is considering setting up a structured central regulatory regime for AYUSH drugs, Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Both houses of Parliament in a deadlock

Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha remained adjourned. Nothing substantial took place in both houses of the parliament due to chaos.

No special status to Bihar, says Centre in Lok Sabha

The government on Friday ruled out granting special category status to Bihar for increased central assistance, though there was a proposal to provide the state a special package.

Why is Congress shying away from debate in Parliament: Rudy

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday accused the Congress Party, and particularly its vice president, Rahul Gandhi, of shying away from having a debate in Parliament.

Congress gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha

The Congress party on Friday gave adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha over former IPL chief Lalit Modi issue and the Vyapam scam.

Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror
Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror

The deadlock in both Houses of Parliament continued on Friday after members of Opposition showed placards, shouted anti-government slogans and tried to corner the Narendra Modi government over 'Lalitgate' and the Vyapam recruitment scam unearthed in Madhya Pradesh.

LS may not pursue privilege notice against Vadra: Speaker

Lok Sabha may not pursue any further action on the privilege notice it issued to Robert Vadra over his remarks on Parliament disruptions with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan saying it was not such a big issue.

Meeting called by Speaker fails to end Parliament logjam; government indicates all-party meet
Meeting called by Speaker fails to end Parliament logjam; government indicates all-party meet

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan exhorted all political parties to try and solve problems and not disrupt Parliament.

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, Rajya Sabha till 2 pm

Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday as a mark of respect to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm.

Trinamool MP Shatabdi Roy sends representative to ED

Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Shatabdi Roy on Wednesday sent a representative to the office of the Enforcement Directorate here as she could not appear owing to the ongoing Parliament session.

Govt did not apply its mind on land bill and GST, says Moily

Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday attacked the NDA government for bringing series of ordinances to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 saying the current dispensation showed lack of application of mind on this key issue.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls all-party meet tomorrow

Amid continuous disruptions by Opposition members, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has convened an all-party meeting on Thursday to discuss better functioning of the Lok Sabha, proceedings of which have been virtually washed out in the Monsoon Session so far.

People's president Kalam was in true sense a 'Bharat Ratna': Nitish
People's president Kalam was in true sense a 'Bharat Ratna': Nitish

Expressing his profound grief over the demise of former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said he was in true sense a 'Bharat Ratna', who was deeply committed to the development of the nation.

Parliament pays tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, calls him 'real gem' of India
Parliament pays tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, calls him 'real gem' of India

The Parliament paid tributes to the late former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam after it convened for the sixth day of the Monsoon Session on Tuesday and hailed him as “real gem” of India.

Lok Sabha sees business after week-long washout

After a week-long washout, Lok Sabha transacted some business on Monday as two bills were introduced and another taken up for consideration even as Congress and some other parties continued their vociferous protests, along with display of placards.

Congress member bangs placard on Speaker's table in Lok Sabha

An agitating Congress member in Lok Sabha on Monday banged his placard on the table of the Speaker, prompting the angry Sumitra Mahajan to abruptly adjourned the House for an hour.