Parliament logjam

Parliament logjam: President Pranab Mukherjee expresses strong displeasure, says disruption unacceptable

Parliament logjam: President Pranab Mukherjee expresses strong displeasure, says disruption unacceptable

Expressing strong displeasure over the ongoing parliamentary logjam, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said  that disruption of Parliament is totally unacceptable.

Dec 08, 2016, 18:47 PM IST
Stop being 'Narad Muni', start being FM: Congress tells Jaitley

Stop being 'Narad Muni', start being FM: Congress tells Jaitley

The main opposition party Congress invoked mythology as it attacked Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after he blamed the party leadership for the deadlock in the Parliament during its previous sessions.

Jan 14, 2016, 10:27 AM IST
BJP plans anti-Congress offensive if GST not passed this session

BJP plans anti-Congress offensive if GST not passed this session

In an effort to take the Congress on board for passing the GST bill in the current winter session of parliament, the government would soon reach out to it. 

Dec 16, 2015, 00:09 AM IST
Parliament logjam: PM Modi hits out at Opposition, says 'defeated are trying to destroy nation'

Parliament logjam: PM Modi hits out at Opposition, says 'defeated are trying to destroy nation'

In one of his most scathing attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the Opposition on Tuesday over Parliament logjam.

Dec 15, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Panel discussion on Parliament logjam - Part II

Parliament was disrupted repeatedly on Thursday. The Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day without conducting business.

Dec 11, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Panel discussion on Parliament logjam - Part I

Parliament was disrupted repeatedly on Thursday. The Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day without conducting business.

Dec 11, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Parliament disruptions: JD(U) blames it on "arrogance" of ministers

Janata Dal (United) today blamed "arrogance" of some ministers for  repeated disruptions and adjournments in Parliament.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:15 PM IST
Parliament logjam: Uproar in Lok Sabha as BJP MP's 'fair skin' remark irks Congress

Parliament logjam: Uproar in Lok Sabha as BJP MP's 'fair skin' remark irks Congress

The Lok Sabha witnessed uproar on Thursday after a verbal duel continued between the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs over BJP's Virendra Singh's controversial remarks.

Dec 10, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

Congress doesn't want to see country's progress: Venkaiah​ Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday attacked the Congress saying it was "obstructing" passage of important bills in the Parliament as the party did not want to see "progress" of the country.

Sep 01, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Democracy does not allow you to do what you want: Speaker

Accusing the Congress of disrupting parliamentary proceedings "without any issues", Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said that "democracy does not mean you do what you want to".

Aug 13, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

CPI-M blames government for Parliament paralysis

 The CPI-M on Thursday blamed the government for the near paralysis of Parliament in the monsoon session, and said it was a ploy to stall the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the land acquisition bills.

Aug 13, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Frequent disruptions "damaging" to democracy: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today said Congress was "wrong" in obstructing External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when she spoke in Lok Sabha on Wednesday and said she felt "aghast" at the frequent disruptions which are "damaging" to democracy.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Congress should introspect rather than make wild allegations:Naqvi

 Government today hit back at Congress for repeatedly causing disruptions in Parliament and asked the opposition party to introspect rather than make wild allegations as it was stalling the country's growth.

Aug 12, 2015, 18:36 PM IST
Parliament deadlock: Rahul Gandhi caught napping during LS debate?

Parliament deadlock: Rahul Gandhi caught napping during LS debate?

Amid crucial debate on an issue that has halted the Parliament proceedings in this Monsoon Session, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday was seen taking a nap while his party was protesting against the NDA government, reports claimed.

Aug 12, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

Everyone has a right to express views: Jaitley on Parliament logjam

Debunking criticism of India Inc of launching an online signature campaign for proper functioning of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said people, students, and industrialists have right to express their views.

Aug 12, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

India Inc joins 17,000-strong online plea to end Parliament logjam

'Disheartened' by the continuing disruptions in Parliament, top industrialists including Rahul Bajaj, Adi Godrej and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw have signed an online petition along with 17,000 persons to end the gridlock.

Aug 12, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Monsoon Session: Sonia Gandhi calls Congress MPs for dinner on Wednesday

Sonia Gandhi will have an interaction with party MPs on Wednesday night, the penultimate day of the tumultuous Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Aug 11, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

Parliament logjam persists as Congress keeps up demand for resignation of Swaraj, Raje, Chouhan

With only two days remaining, the monsoon session of parliament seemed headed for a complete washout as the logjam persisted on Tuesday even though the government managed to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in the Rajya Sabha amid loud protests.

Aug 11, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Parliament logjam: BJD attacks Cong over disruptions

 In what could be music to the ears of ruling NDA, opposition BJD today attacked Congress in Parliament over disruptions, saying "manifestation of fascism" was being witnessed inside the House.

Aug 11, 2015, 19:11 PM IST