Jaitley says Congress facing `palace coup`, Sonia rejects charges of `internal rebellion`

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday rejected charges of “internal rebellion” made by senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while assuring that all is well within the party.

471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Govt

As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Avoid controversial remarks, Parrikar tells ministers

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked all his ministers not to answer tricky questions and avoid controversial remarks.

Government denies snooping on Nitin Gadkari, says media reports untrue

The BJP government on Wednesday denied media reports about snooping on former BJP chief and Union Home Minister Nitin Gadkari and said no bugging devices were found from the latter`s residence as the Opposition pressed for a discussion on the issue.

Ruckus over Gaza: RS adjourned twice during Question Hour

Congress-led Opposition Thursday created ruckus in Rajya Sabha over a discussion on violence in Gaza not being listed in the day`s agenda, leading to two adjournments during the Question Hour.

Question Hour disrupted in Parliament

Angry protests by Trinamool Congress over the Rail Budget disrupted the proceedings in Lok Sabha for the second day and spread to Rajya Sabha Tuesday, with Parliament failing to transact business in the Question Hour.

Punjab Assembly stalled by Congress

The Cong stalled the discussion on law and order situation proposed by Punjab govt in the state assembly, even as the ruling SAD-BJP alliance rushed through the remaining agenda of the day including passage of 5 legislative bills.

Let’s do away with Question Hour: RS chairman

Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President Hamid Ansari proposed that the Question Hour be either moved to another part of the day or be dispensed with.

BSP stalls Question Hour in Rajya Sabha

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday stalled the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha demanding construction of a memorial for Bhimrao Ambedkar in Mumbai.

UP Assembly question hour suspended

The question hour in Uttar Pradesh Assembly was Monday suspended following an uproar by BSP and BJP members over law and order situation.

Sharad Pawar faints in Lok Sabha

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday afternoon lost consciousness and fell on ground while he was attending the proceedings inside the Lok Sabha on the second day of the Budget Session.

PM faces earphone trouble in Rajya Sabha

The Prime Minister is normally present in the Upper House on Thursdays during Question Hour.

Question Hour returns to original schedule in RS

The Rajya Sabha on Monday reverted to the practice of conducting Question Hour as first business of the day, after the experiment of scheduling it in the
afternoon did not find support from different political parties.

Question Hour back to normal slot in RS

With the Monsoon session of Parliament beginning on August 1, the Rajya Sabha is reverting the Question Hour to the start of the day`s proceedings from 11 am to 12 noon.

Maha Assembly adjourned for day over CVC appointment issue

The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned for the day amid stalled proceedings over the
controversial appointment of PJ Thomas as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner, with BJP members demanding resignation of CM Prithviraj Chavan.

Question Hour `almost dead`, laments Speaker

Exasperated by frequent disruptions
during Question Hour, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar lamented that it was becoming "almost dead".

Question Hour shifts to 2 pm in Rajya Sabha

Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha
was taken up at 2 PM instead of 11 AM after Chairman Hamid
Ansari announced change in the order of business in view of
frequent disruptions.

Rajya Sabha Question Hour timings changed

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Friday announced that question hour in the Upper house would be taken up in the afternoon instead of morning from next week.

Parliament adjourned for 15th successive day

Parliament was adjourned Thursday for the 15th successive day over demands for a Parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum allotment but there was some business amid the din.

2G uproar: 12th working day in Parliament lost

The Opposition stalled Parliament
proceedings for the 12th working day on Monday by continuing to
insist on a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the 2G
spectrum scam.