Congress chief to discuss Parliament strategy with MPs ahead of all-party meet

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is expected to lay out the party's strategy in Parliament on Monday, ahead of an all-party meet called by the BJP-led government to break the logjam that has hit legislative work during what has been a rocky Monsoon session.

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Parliament logjam: Modi govt to hold all-party meeting on Monday
Parliament logjam: Modi govt to hold all-party meeting on Monday

A day After an all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan failed to end the Parliament deadlock, Modi government on Friday confirmed that it will hold another meeting tomorrow.

Deadlock continues, Rajya Sabha fails to transact any business

The Rajya Sabha continued to witness disruptions on Friday as ruling and opposition parties failed to reach a consensus on how to take up for discussion the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam.

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.

Parliament deadlocked for fifth day of Monsoon Session

The deadlock continued in Parliament on the fifth day of the Monsoon Session, with the opposition forcing the adjournment of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha several times during the day through slogan shouting and protests.

Opposition MLAs marshalled out of Goa assembly

Dramatic scenes were witnessed on the first day of the Goa assembly's monsoon session on Monday with Speaker Rajendra Arlekar ordering marshals to escort opposition MLAs out of the house after they sought resignation of Industries Minister Mahadev Naik for cheating.

Monsoon Session: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury apologises, says his motive was not to insult the Speaker​

Deadlock continued in the Parliament on the fifth day of the Monsoon Session with Opposition and Lok Sabha being adjourned several times during the day while Parliament amid slogan shouting and protests. 

NDA MPs launch counter-offensive, hold protest against Congress

Seeking to counter the opposition that has stalled Parliament, NDA MPs on Friday staged a protest in Parliament complex against the alleged corruption in Congress-ruled states.

BJP MPs move privilege motion against Robert Vadra

In an apparent bid to counter the Opposition's demand for resignations of BJP ministers, two party parliamentarians on Thursday moved a privilege motion against Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The Congress reacted, saying it never indulged in revenge politics when it was in power.

Monsoon Session: Logjam cripples Parliament business for third day
Monsoon Session: Logjam cripples Parliament business for third day

 The logjam between the opposition and the Modi government over the resignations of a union minister and two chief ministers crippled functioning of Parliament for the third straight day on Thursday.

Lok Sabha Speaker calls all-party meeting

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said she will call an all-party meeting to try ending the unrest plaguing the House.

Congress rallies Oppn on 'no resignation, no discussion' strategy

 The deadlock in Parliament is likely to continue with Congress on Thursday rallying other opposition parties on "no resignation, no discussion" strategy over Lalit Modi and Vyapam controversies.

PM Modi likely to meet senior ministers in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday meet his party`s senior ministers at around 10.30 am in the Parliament.

Monsoon Session third day: As it happened

Deadlock continued in Parliament on Thursday as well with the Congress-led Opposition remaining adamant on demand for resignations of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

After IPL scandal, India finally moves closer to sports bill
After IPL scandal, India finally moves closer to sports bill

The much talked about Indian sports bill has finally taken some shape after an initial draft reportedly reached the Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs on Wednesday.

DNA: Uber driver masturbates in front of woman passenger in Kolkata

An Uber cab driver was arrested in the city for an alleged obscene act in the presence of a woman passenger in the cab.

Monsoon Session: Amid Opposition attack, Sushma Swaraj meets top NDA ministers

The Congress-led Opposition moved an adjournment motion demanding a discussion on the 'Lalitgate' and the controversial Vyapam scam in which senior BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh Vasundhara Raje and Shivraj Singh Chouhan are alleged to be involved.

Parliament loses one more day over 'action' or 'discussion' on Lalitgate

After the first day of the Monsoon Session was marred by protests and repeated adjournments in Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, the Opposition created a ruckus in both houses of Parliament on Wednesday. The Congress-led Opposition moved an adjournment motion demanding a discussion on the 'Lalitgate' and the controversial Vyapam scam in which senior BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh Vasundhara Raje and Shivraj Singh Chouhan respectively are alleged to be involved. However, the Opposition's reluctance in allowing a debate on controversial issues despite government's readiness for the same led to the adjournment of the two Houses.