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President Pranab Mukherjee gets nostalgic in farewell speech, says 'I leave with tinge of sadness and rainbow of memories'

President Pranab Mukherjee gets nostalgic in farewell speech, says 'I leave with tinge of sadness and rainbow of memories'

Members of Parliament on Sunday bid adieu to outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee at a gala ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament.

Ex-MP says his signature was forged in Parliament questions, case lodged

A complaint was filed in December 2016 at the Parliament Street Police Station by ex-MP. However, an FIR was registered in the matter on July 14 on the directions of Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.

Parliamentary panel's historic recommendations for Transgenders

The term `eunuch` refers to only those people who wish to be treated as neither male nor female and embrace a lifestyle that is in conformity with their sexual divergence.

Over 96,000 houses built for married Armymen, says minister

The government has built more than 96,000 houses for married military officers and soldiers as part of the sanctioned project to construct 1,98,881 houses, Parliament was told on Friday.

Rajya Sabha adjourned prematurely for the day due to lack of quorum

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims), 2016, which was pased by the Lok Sabha in March this year, could not be deliberated upon as the House had to be adjourned prematurely.

In Kerala, Meira Kumar is the winner

When votes polled in the 139-member Kerala Assembly were counted on Thursday, all votes barring one from the lone BJP legislator O Rajagopal went in favour of Meira Kumar. 

Lok Sabha clears IIIT Public Private Bill, can now award degrees

The IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017 seeks to grant statutory status to 15 IIITs and declare them as 'Institutions of National Importance'.

China ready to attack India in collaboration with Pakistan: Mulayam Singh Yadav

China ready to attack India in collaboration with Pakistan: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav demanded a complete review of India`s relations with China.

Congress conspired to disrupt Parliament by raising communal issues: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday accused the Congress of conspiring to disrupt Parliament.

1,000 NGOs barred for misutilising foreign funds: Centre

Over 1,000 NGOs have been barred for misutilising foreign funds and 2,000 asked to validate their existing FCRA designated bank accounts, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

CBI to digitise over 4.5 crore documents: Govt

In response to another question, the minister said a total of 88 regular cases and seven preliminary enquiries are pending investigation for more than three years as on June 30, 2017.

Average age for marriage increased from 2001 to 2011: Government

Average age for marriage increased from 2001 to 2011: Government

For women, the overall median age for women during the same period increased from 18.4 years to 19.2 years, according to 2011 Census data.

Sixteen new bills listed in Monsoon Session of Parliament

At least 16 new bills are listed for introduction in the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, including to implement the GST in Jammu and Kashmir, and a bill to amend the Citizenship Act to allow certain illegal immigrants get Indian citizenship.

Ahead of Parliament's Monsoon session, Lok Sabha Speaker calls for all party meet tomorrow

Ahead of Parliament's Monsoon session, Lok Sabha Speaker calls for all party meet tomorrow

Ahead of the Parliament's Monsoon Session, that starts from July 17,  Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called for an all party meeting to be held on Sunday.

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar seeks support from TMC, Left, Congress

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar seeks support from TMC, Left, Congress

The Congress-led opposition`s Presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday sought support from the legislators and members of Parliament of West Bengal`s Trinamool Congress, Left and Congress parties.

Opposition may put up candidate for Vice President's election

"Opposition parties may put up a candidate for vice presidential election, and this time they will be one step ahead of the government," said a Congress leader.
 

Vice presidential election: Election Commission to announce date for polling today

Vice presidential election: Election Commission to announce date for polling today

The Election Commission is expected to announce on Thursday the date of polling for election to the post of Vice President.

Election Commission to announce date of polling for post of vice president on Thursday

Election Commission to announce date of polling for post of vice president on Thursday

The date of polling for the post of Vice President will be announced tomorrow, the Election Commission said on Wednesday.

My ideology has an edge over ideology of NDA nominee: Meira Kumar

My ideology has an edge over ideology of NDA nominee: Meira Kumar

"No battle is a losing battle, especially if it is fought for the right cause", said Meira Kumar.