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Turkey approves constitutional reforms to expand presidential powers

Turkey approves constitutional reforms to expand presidential powers

Turkey`s parliament on Friday approved a series of controversial constitutional reforms that grant extensive powers to the President.

 

Demonetisation row: After BJP's objections, PAC says PM Narendra Modi will not be summoned on notes ban

Demonetisation row: After BJP's objections, PAC says PM Narendra Modi will not be summoned on notes ban

Virtually rejecting its Chairman K V Thomas' view, the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament Friday decided that the Prime Minister will not be called before it after BJP members strongly objected to the Congress leader's remarks that he may be asked to appear over the demonetisation issue.

Budget session of Parliament to begin from Jan 31

Budget session of Parliament to begin from Jan 31

President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha to meet on January 31, according to official notifications.

BJD MP Jay Panda to return part of his salary, daily allowance proportional to time lost in Lok Sabha

BJD MP Jay Panda to return part of his salary, daily allowance proportional to time lost in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha could function only for 15.75 percent and lost 92 hours while Rajya Sabha worked for 20.61 percent and lost about 86 hours during Winter Session.

Prime Minister lauds passage of disability bill

Prime Minister lauds passage of disability bill

The Prime Minister said that this is a landmark moment and will add tremendous strength to the "Accessible India" movement.

Parliament's Winter Session adjourned sine die after repeated disruptions

Parliament's Winter Session adjourned sine die after repeated disruptions

The winter session, which began on November 16, witnessed repeated adjournments due to opposition protests over demonetisation and other issues.

Lok Sabha takes up important bill on Winter Session's last day

Lok Sabha takes up important bill on Winter Session's last day

The Lok Sabha on Friday took up the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill for consideration and passing during zero hour as most of the Opposition left to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

PM Narendra Modi exposes Opposition – Top quotes

PM Narendra Modi exposes Opposition – Top quotes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday ripped into the Opposition over Parliament logjam, saying unlike earlier when opposition parties stalled the House against scams, Congress-led parties are now doing so against government's steps to curb black money and corruption.

Rahul-led Congress delegation meets PM Narendra Modi, demands farm loan waiver

Rahul-led Congress delegation meets PM Narendra Modi, demands farm loan waiver

As per reports, the Prime Minister has assured the Congress delegation that he will look into the issues be raised by them.

Embrace digital economy as a way of life: PM Modi appeals to nation

Embrace digital economy as a way of life: PM Modi appeals to nation

The Prime Minister also asked BJP MPs to go to their respective constituencies and spread the word on the benefits of a cash less economy.

Both houses of Parliament stare at least productive session in 6 years

Both houses of Parliament stare at least productive session in 6 years

Demonetisation of Rs 500, and Rs, 1000 notes weighed heavily on the month-long Winter Session of Parliament in 2016.

Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid noisy protests

Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid noisy protests

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday following noisy exchanges between the opposition and the treasury benches over the AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout over demonetisation

Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout over demonetisation

The Opposition, led by Congress, said demonetisation along with vagaries of weather had hit the farmers and demanded farm loan waiver to give relief to them.

Winter Session headed for washout as Govt-Opposition showdown continues in Parliament

Both Houses of Parliament were on Thursday adjourned till tomorrow as fireworks continued over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's alleged attack on PM Narendra Modi yesterday. 

BJP MP Hansraj Ahir mocks Rahul Gandhi, says nobody takes him seriously because he himself is not serious

BJP MP Hansraj Ahir mocks Rahul Gandhi, says nobody takes him seriously because he himself is not serious

Mocking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, BJP MP Hansraj Ahir on Thursday said that nobody takes him seriously because he himself is not serious at all.

Not a single notice from Rahul Gandhi to speak in House: Ananth Kumar

Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Wednesday wondered how Rahul Gandhi can claim he is not being allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha when he has not submitted a single notice to the table office of the House.

Rajya Sabha passes Disability Bill, first legislative action in Winter Session

Rajya Sabha passes Disability Bill, first legislative action in Winter Session

For the first time since the Winter session began on November 16, Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw a legislative action as it passed the Disabilities Bill.

PM Modi to be present in Parliament over next three days: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present in Parliament for the remaining three days of the winter session and accused the Opposition of "changing goalpost" to disrupt functioning of both the Houses.

Cut salaries of MPs disrupting proceedings in Parliament: Kashi Shankaracharya

Cut salaries of MPs disrupting proceedings in Parliament: Kashi Shankaracharya

Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Narendranand Saraswati of Kashi Sumeru Pithadhiswar, who has openly welcomed the Narendra Modi government's demonetisation decision, on Monday expressed serious concern over the disruption of Parliament by "a section of MPs".

'Immature' Rahul Gandhi comes on vacation in Parliament, says Venkaiah Naidu

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for cornering Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday the immature Congress vice president comes on vacation in Parliament.