Controversial MPs' inclusion a bid to tamper with AMU autonomy

The appointment of two controversial Lok Sabha members to the highest governing body of Aligarh Muslim University has drawn sharp reactions from varsity's community which described it as an attempt to "tamper" with its autonomy and special character.

Six Lok Sabha members elected to AMU court

Six Lok Sabha members, including four BJP legislators, one among them Muzaffarnagar-riots accused Kunwar Bhartendra Singh, have been elected to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) court, the supreme governing body of the varsity.

Sumitra Mahajan meets Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called on Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in the national capital.

Phoolan Devi case: Police moves HC on acquittal in conspiracy charge

The Delhi High Court is likely to hear Tuesday the plea of city police challenging the acquittal of Sher Singh Rana, the lone convict in the sensational murder of bandit-turned-Lok Sabha member Phoolan Devi here in 2001, from the charge of criminal conspiracy.

Parliamentary panel seeks public views on changing Lokpal Act

A Parliamentary Committee on Wednesday sought people's view on changing the Lokpal Act, which seeks to include leader of single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha in a panel to select the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.

Can't provide 24-hour power supply: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Tuesday said his government cannot ensure 24-hour electricity supply in the state in the present situation, going back on a poll promise.

Former CWC member Brar resigns from Congress

Ex-MP and former member of Congress Working Committee, the party's apex decision-making body, Jagmeet Singh Brar on Monday resigned from the Congress.

Centre committed towards AP's development: Hari Babu

BJP Lok Sabha MP from Visakhapatnam K Hari Babu Friday said that the Centre is committed towards the overall development of Andhra Pradesh.

Govt to bring bills on Ordinances in Lok Sabha to ensure passage

Unable to get the crucial insurance bill passed in the Rajya Sabha, the government has decided to bring all bills to convert recently promulgated Ordinances into Acts first in the Lok Sabha, where it has absolute majority.

Uttar Pradesh MP gets death threats, files complaint

A member of the Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh has filed a police complaint over calls threatening to kill him, police said on Thursday.

No evidence of Saradha money deposited in Bangla bank to fund JMB: Muhith

Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday said there was no evidence that money collected by the Saradha chit fund group was deposited in any of the banks in his country to fund Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit, which is linked to Burdwan blast, there.

DNA: PM Modi visits Varanasi to mark Good Governance Day

Asserting that development and good governance are the only ways ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi as part of nation-wide Good Governance Day celebrations being held by his government.

PM Modi arrives in Varanasi to mark 'Good Governance Day'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi to mark the 'Good Governance Day'.

Lok Sabha records highest productivity in last five years

The winter session of parliament that ended Tuesday saw the Lok Sabha recording its highest productivity in the last five years, working more than 105 percent of its scheduled time.

Lok Sabha Speaker is like mother in House, say some LS members

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan conducts and controls the House "like a mother".

Opposition held national interest 'captive' by stalling Rajya Sabha: Govt

Accusing the Opposition of stalling proceedings and obstructing crucial legislative business in Rajya Sabha, government on Tuesday said they had held national interest "captive" by their "short-sighted" political considerations.

Those who lost polls are not allowing govt to work: Jayant Sinha

Hitting out at Opposition parties for blocking crucial economic legislations, Union Minister Jayant Sinha Tuesday said those who have lost elections are not allowing the government to work for the people.

PM Modi asks MPs to tell people about bills passed by Govt in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to highlight the government's "successful performance" in Parliament and explain to people the bills passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha despite disruption by opposition parties.

Uproar continues in Parliament, both Houses adjourned sine die
Uproar continues in Parliament, both Houses adjourned sine die

The row over religious conversion disrupted last day of Winter Session of Parliament on Tuesday, with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha being adjourned sine die.

Lok Sabha refers bill to amend Lokpal Act to Standing Committee

Lok Sabha on Monday referred to Parliament's Standing Commmittee a bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act to include leader of the largest opposition party in the House in a panel to select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body.