Bill to regularise e-rickshaws gets wide support in Lok Sabha

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.

MNREGA bill to be taken up in Lok Sabha on Thursday

 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.

NDMA formulates draft national school safety policy guidelines

The draft national school safety policy guidelines have been formulated by the National Disaster Management Authority, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor likely to be functional by 2020

New Delhi; The indigenously-developed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) is likely to be functional by 2020, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Govt concerned over China-Pakistan nuke deal: Sushma Swaraj

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.

Akali Dal, Congress MPs clash in Lok Sabha

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.

Survey reveals 82% works under MPLADS in rural areas: Govt

As much as 82 percent of the works under Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) were sanctioned in the rural areas as per a sample survey, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Lok Sabha condemns Peshawar school attack

The Lok Sabha observed a brief silence and condemns the Peshawar school attack in Pakistan

Uproar in LS over schools being told to remain open on Christmas

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.

No dearth of officers in Army in next 10 years: Army official

In a bid to overcome the shortage of officers in Army, a plan has been chalked out for recruitment drive and seats in the Academy were also being increased, a senior Army official said here on Tuesday.

LS nod to bill to regularise unauthorised colonies in Delhi

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to regularise unauthorised colonies and rehabilitate slum dwellers in Delhi after incorporating a key amendment suggested by BJP members from the national capital.

382 convicts on death row in country's jails: Centre

New Delhi: There are 382 convicts serving death sentence in the country, by the end of 2013, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Is Dronacharya role model, asks Kerala MP

Is the name of Dronacharya, the royal guru of Pandavas and Kauravas in epic Mahabharata appropriate for naming an award for outstanding sports coaches?

Won't allow Parliament to function until PM replies on conversion row, warns Opposition
Won't allow Parliament to function until PM replies on conversion row, warns Opposition

New Delhi: A united Opposition continued to stall proceedings inside Parliament over the religious conversion issue shortly after both the Houses met for normal business on Tuesday.

Bill in LS to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies

Aiming at regularisation of unauthorised colonies and rehabilitation of slum dwellers and Jhuggi-Jhopri (slum) clusters in Delhi, a bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Bill in LS to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies

Aiming at regularisation of unauthorised colonies and rehabilitation of slum dwellers and Jhuggi-Jhopri (slum) clusters in Delhi, a bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Bill to regularise e-rickshaw introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for battery-operated vehicles was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, paving the way for such vehicles to ply in the national capital and other places.

Concern in Lok Sabha over unauthorised occupants eviction bill

A bill to evict unauthorised occupants from public premises was taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Monday with the members expressing concern that the government might misuse powers to harass MPs.

Mehdi's 60% Twitter followers non-Muslims: Rajnath Singh

More than 60 per cent followers of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bengaluru-based executive, who was running a pro-ISIS twitter account, were non-Muslims and a majority of his Muslim followers were from western countries, particularly the UK, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Shiv Sena MP urges Centre to build grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya

New Delhi: Shiv Sena's Chandrakant Khaire on Monday said in the Lok Sabha that the grand Ram Temple at Ayodhya should be built as the BJP-led government has a majority in Parliament.