Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko disbands Parliament, calls early elections

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved parliament Monday and called for early elections Oct 26, as tensions were still running high in eastern Ukraine amid fighting between government forces and separatists.

Parliament should be allowed to do some work independently: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

With the Supreme Court asking the Centre to make its stand clear on the Leader of Opposition issue, BJP on Saturday said confrontation between judiciary and Parliament is not good for democracy and that the latter should be allowed to do some work independently.

Indonesian parliamentary delegation calls on Sumitra Mahajan

A parliamentary delegation from Indonesia called on Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

BJP reaffirms commitment towards Women`s Reservation Bill

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday asserted that the BJP`s commitment towards the Women`s Reservation Bill is total, and condemned the Congress Party of fraud in the matter.

Parliament adjourned sine die

Parliament was Thursday adjourned sine die after the more than month-long budget session.

Task of Cong revival begins in Parliament: Tharoor sums up CPP meet

The message from the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting is that its revival has to begin in Parliament and the party has to "stand up for the right thing", MP Shashi Tharoor said on Wednesday.

PM Modi laments absence of humour from Parliament proceedings

Prime Miniser Narendra Modi on Tuesday lamented the growing absence of wit and humour in Parliamentary proceedings remarking that lawmakers fear how media will play it up.

Please, for God`s sake, maintain dignity of Parliament: President to MPs

On a day when TMC and TDP members fought over a room in Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the MPs to maintain its dignity, honour and prestige.

Government bats for parliament`s supremacy

The government Tuesday said it favoured an independent judiciary, but also wanted parliament`s sanctity to be maintained.

TDP, TMC MPs in tug of war over room at Parliament House

A row has erupted between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) over space in Parliament House with each side staking claim to a particular room.

Scuffle inside Parliament over office space; TMC MPs forcibly evict TDP parliamentarians

TMC and TDP MPs got engaged in an ugly scuffle inside Parliament complex on Tuesday, over the issue of office space.

Myanmar Parliament to scrutinise Suu Kyi charter change bid

Myanmar`s parliament could consider a petition by Aung San Suu Kyi`s opposition calling for an end to the army`s veto on amending the constitution in the former junta-ruled nation, the house speaker said today.

British PM David Cameron leader under pressure on Iraq

Pressure mounted today for British Prime Minister David Cameron to do more on Iraq, with some members of his own party urging him to recall Parliament from its summer break to consider action against Islamic militants.

Communal Violence Bill to be discussed in Lok Sabha today

Days after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s outburst in Lok Sabha, the Parliament will discuss Communal Violence Bill on Monday.

Iraq parliament adjourns for 9 days amid deadlock

Iraq`s parliament today adjourned until August 19 with lawmakers unable to agree on a nominee for the post of prime minister despite ever-growing international pressure, several MPs said.

Congress tries to corner govt on GM crops issue

Government Friday asked members in Rajya Sabha to wait for the Supreme Court decision on GM crops as Congress tried to corner it on the issue during Question Hour in Rajya Sabha citing objections from RSS and BMS.

TDP MP makes sexist remark in Parliament, later apologises

Indulging in moral policing, Telugu Desam Party MP Murli Mohan Maganti on Thursday kicked up a storm as he made a sexist remark in Lok Sabha.

Committee set up to review Parliament security

Security of Parliament, which was targeted by terrorists 13 years back, is set to be strengthened further with a special committee being set up today to suggest measures for it within a month.

Rahul Gandhi takes keen interest in debate on women atrocities

A day after storming the Well, Rahul Gandhi was again active in Lok Sabha on Thursday as he batted for more time to a Congress party colleague speaking passionately on the issue of atrocities against women and children.

Rajya Sabha adjourned

The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in railways as well as the CSAT row.