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'Bill to address bankruptcy in fin sector in next Parliament session'

The government is likely to introduce in the monsoon session of Parliament a separate bankruptcy law to deal with insolvency in financial sector companies that include banks and NBFCs.

Mahila Congress launches campaign for passage of women's quota bill

Passed by the Rajya Sabha in 2010, the bill has since been pending in the Lok Sabha.

Canada backs sanctions legislation targeting rights abusers

Canada's international sanctions law to target gross human rights violators

Privileges vested in MPs, MLAs being wasted: President Pranab Mukherjee

With little over two months to go before his term ends, President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed concern over decline in time devoted to legislation in Parliament, saying privileges vested in elected representatives by the Constitution was being substantially wasted.

FM Arun Jaitley to chair next GST council meet on May 18-19 in Srinagar

Finance Ministry on Thursday said the next meeting of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council will take place on May 18-19.

Yogi Adityanath addresses 109 elected MLAs in UP, says work without pressure, hesitation

Yogi Adityanath addresses 109 elected MLAs in UP, says work without pressure, hesitation

Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday addressed a total of 109 newly elected BJP MLAs here and asked them to work without any hesitation and any pressure. 

Sitaram Yechury says no third term for him in Parliament

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday confirmed that he would not seek third term in the Rajya Sabha, saying that he is following his party`s norms.

'BJP to repeat MCD poll strategy for civic elections in UP'

'BJP to repeat MCD poll strategy for civic elections in UP'

Having installed its government in Uttar Pradesh with a thumping victory, the BJP is next faced with the daunting task of improving its track record in the state civic polls and realise the resolve of making itself a pan-India party from panchayats to Parliament.

Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from  #FreeCondomStore

Fight against HIV/AIDS: India's first free condom store launched – This is how you can order from #FreeCondomStore

On its 10th anniversary, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) launched India's first 'Free Condom Store', under which individuals, NGOs, government, private institutions and community-based organisations can order as many condoms as they want. 

Facing parliament vote, UK's Theresa May says early election will boost her in EU talks

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday an early election would strengthen her at the "most crucial point" in Britain`s divorce talks with the EU, as she prepared to ask parliament to approve a vote in just seven weeks` time.

SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for policy on National Anthem, Song

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre in four weeks on a plea seeking framing of a policy for promoting the national anthem and the national song.

Madhesi parties warn Nepal govt against holding May polls

Nepal's Madhesi parties have warned the government that they would disrupt the May 14 locals election if their demands, including proportional representation in Parliament, are not addressed.

BJP must clarify its policy towards allies: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday asked the BJP whether it needs its allies, while cautioning the party against losing sight of issues across the country during its march to rule from Panchayat to Parliament.

Aim for victory from panchayat to Parliament to cement pan-India presence: Amit Shah at BJP National Executive meet

Aim for victory from panchayat to Parliament to cement pan-India presence: Amit Shah at BJP National Executive meet

The main agenda of the meet is to discuss ways to increase BJP's political footprint and plan a roadmap for the assembly and Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

Parliament adjourned sine die; Budget Session 'golden', says Centre

Parliament was on Wednesday adjourned sine die as the Budget Session (242nd Session) came to an end. While the Chairs of both houses expressed satisfaction over the amount of legislative business conducted, the government called it the most fruitful and golden session in Indian legislative history.

PM Narendra Modi slams opposition parties for stalling OBC Bill in Rajya Sabha

PM Narendra Modi slams opposition parties for stalling OBC Bill in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed opposition parties for stalling a bill that seeks to accord constitutional status to the OBC commission, questioning why they stopped its passage in the Rajya Sabha when it aims to benefit backward castes.

Taiwan bans eating dogs and cats

Taiwan has banned the eating of dogs and cats, lawmakers said on Wednesday. as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage.

Parliament passes HIV/AIDS Bill

Parliament passes HIV/AIDS Bill

The bill prohibits any kind of discrimination against such people on ground of treatment, employment and workplace. 

When Sushma Swaraj called Ghulam Nabi Azad 'bhaijaan', assured Parliament to save Kulbhushan Jadhav - WATCH

When Sushma Swaraj called Ghulam Nabi Azad 'bhaijaan', assured Parliament to save Kulbhushan Jadhav - WATCH

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured the Parliament that Indian government will go out of the way to save Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Maldives opposition in new bid to take control of parliament

Maldives opposition parties said on Monday they would launch a fresh bid to seize control of parliament by impeaching the speaker, weeks after their first attempt failed when the president called in troops to evict lawmakers.