GST Bill: World knows which party is running away from debate in Parliament, says PM Modi

GST Bill: World knows which party is running away from debate in Parliament, says PM Modi

Nirmala Sitharaman had said on June 22 that the long-pending GST bill would be taken up in the coming Monsoon session of Parliament.

Not allowing debate in parliament bad for democracy: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Congress for disrupting Parliament. Said not allowing debate was a bad sign for a democratic system. "I agree there are a lot of problems... Whether the blame is on us or others, I leave it to the people to decide," he said. 

Parliament's monsoon session likely in third week of July

The monsoon session of Parliament is likely to begin in the third week of July with the government expected to press for passage of the crucial GST Bill which is pending in the Rajya Sabha.

Minute of silence in Canada parliament for slain British MP

Canada's parliament today observed a minute of silence in memory of British MP Jo Cox, who was killed in a shock daylight street attack.

Dissatisfied with Modi govt on black money issue, says Baba Ramdev

Dissatisfied with Modi govt on black money issue, says Baba Ramdev

"Because of lack of effective steps (by the government) on the black money issue, I and people in the country are dissatisfied," Ramdev said.

Results awaited for election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats

Results awaited for election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats

The voting was held from 9 am to 4 pm and results are expected after 5 pm today itself.

Italy outlaws Holocaust denial, incitement to racial hatred

Denying the World War II Nazi Holocaust is now a crime in Italy punishable with between two and six years in jail after the Parliament outlawed incitement to racial hatred.

DNA: American members of Parliament awed by PM Modi's speech

Watch this special segment and get to know about, Why American members of Parliament took autograph of PM Modi?
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Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

Election Commission says possible to hold polls to Lok Sabha, all state Assemblies together

It is for the first time that the poll panel has officially said it could conduct Lok Sabha and state polls together.

Suresh Prabhu, Chidambaram, Sharad Yadav, Ram Jethmalani elected to Rajya Sabha

Suresh Prabhu, Chidambaram, Sharad Yadav, Ram Jethmalani elected to Rajya Sabha

The announcement came after the deadline for withdrawal of nominations expired this afternoon.

P Chidambaram files Rajya Sabha nomination papers from Maharashtra

P Chidambaram files Rajya Sabha nomination papers from Maharashtra

70-year-old Chidambaram did not contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Nepali Congress halts House over ''budget leak''

The opposition Nepali Congress on Monday obstructed proceedings in Parliament over an alleged government `leak` of an annual budget statement before it was presented for debate on Saturday.

Panama Papers: PM Nawaz Sharif lied to Pakistan's Parliament, says opposition

Panama Papers: PM Nawaz Sharif lied to Pakistan's Parliament, says opposition

The opposition in Pakistan's parliament, which rejected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's speech in the National Assembly, will meet on Tuesday to decide a future strategy over the Panama Papers leaks issue.

Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session: FM Jaitley

Reasonably confident of GST Bill passage in monsoon session: FM Jaitley

Exuding confidence in getting the GST Bill passed in the upcoming monsoon session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said regional parties, including UPA allies like DMK and NCP, are all making strong noises in support of the tax legislation.

 

 6 insurers get FIPB nod for Rs 2,566-crore FDI till Feb 2016

6 insurers get FIPB nod for Rs 2,566-crore FDI till Feb 2016

As many as six private insurers have got FIPB approval for foreign investment proposals worth Rs 2,566 crore till February after the government increased the FDI cap in the sector to 49 per cent from 26 percent.

Unfazed by privilege motion Swamy dares Congress, says would teach them law

Unfazed by privilege motion Swamy dares Congress, says would teach them law

Swamy said that the grand-old party "has lost it completely".

Numbers game set to change in Rajya Sabha as 53 MPs retire

Numbers game set to change in Rajya Sabha as 53 MPs retire

Of the 53 Rajya Sabha MPs retiring today, 16 are from the main opposition Congress - the party has a total of 65 members in the upper house.

No adjournments in Lok Sabha due to interruptions after 24 years

No adjournments in Lok Sabha due to interruptions after 24 years

Eighth Session of 16th Lok Sabha, which commenced on April 25, had 13 sittings spread over 92 hours and 21 minutes.

Agusta case: Congress to move privilege motion against Subramanian Swamy for 'speaking lies'

Agusta case: Congress to move privilege motion against Subramanian Swamy for 'speaking lies'

Congress will also file a defamation case against a US-based website whose material was used by Swamy in the Rajya Sabha debate, Jairam Ramesh said.

New Delhi: Man commits suicide by hanging himself from a tree near Parliament

A 39-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree near Parliament complex this morning.