Efforts on to improve physical infra in tribal areas: Govt

For the welfare of tribals, the government is taking various measures to improve physical infrastructure and address issues in the areas of education, health and livelihood, Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Govt constantly monitors utilisation of welfare schemes

The government on Friday said it constantly monitors implementation of welfare schemes with the state governments and implementing agencies to improve utilisation of allocated funds.

No report from US embassy about Delhi's air pollution: Govt

Government on Thrusday denied having received any report from the US embassy about Delhi's air pollution level, but admitted that air quality deteriorates during Diwali.

Impasse continues for 13th day in Odisha Assembly

The 13th day of the winter session of Odisha Assembly on Thursday again witnessed unruly scenes, walk-outs and frequent adjournments as Opposition members disrupted the proceedings demanding discussion on the multi-crore chit fund scam.

42 people killed in 32 air accidents in last three years, Lok Sabha told

As many as 42 people were killed in 32 air accidents in the country in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Rajya Sabha loses Question Hour again

The Rajya Sabha lost its Question Hour yet again Monday, forcing an angry chairman to ask if the members wanted the Question Hour at all.

Rajya Sabha nod to shifting of Question Hour from 11 am to noon

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday gave its nod to a proposal to shift the Question Hour from 11 am to noon despite opposition by members from SP and Left parties.

Lok Sabha will not shift timing of Question Hour: Speaker

The Lok Sabha will not be shifting the timing of Question Hour, as is being planned by the Rajya Sabha from the Winter Session beginning Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said.

Telangana Congress to approach court against two party defectors

Concerned over some of its legislators joining the ruling TRS, Telangana Congress on Monday said it is approaching the judiciary, seeking directions to the Speaker for initiating action against them under the anti- defection law.

Telangana House adjourned twice over "defections"

Hyderabad: The issue of "defections" rocked the Telangana Legislative Assembly Monday as main opposition Congress MLAs stalled the proceedings during the Question Hour, resulting in two adjournments.

Question Hour in RS to be shifted from 11 am to noon

New Delhi: Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming Session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.

Question Hour in Rajya Sabha to be shifted from 11 am to noon

Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.

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.