Cong-ruled Arunachal slams UPA's 2013 land law

As the Modi government tries to muster support for its contentious land bill in the Rajya Sabha, some states ruled by opposition parties have kept up suspense over their next move but Congress-ruled Arunachal Pradesh has sprung a surprise, finding fault with the 2013 law passed by the UPA dispensation.

SP leader seeks RS seat for Yakub's wife, sacked

The Samajwadi Party on Saturday suspended leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi, a day after he wrote a letter to party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav demanding a Rajya Sabha seat for Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's wife.

Make Yakub Memon's widow a Rajya Sabha MP: Samajwadi Party leader to Mulayam Singh
Make Yakub Memon's widow a Rajya Sabha MP: Samajwadi Party leader to Mulayam Singh

Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi has stirred a controversy by requesting party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to nominate 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's wife as a Rajya Sabha MP.

Conflicting numbers of missing kids: SC warns contempt action

Supreme Court on Friday warned the government it would initiate contempt proceedings against an official for giving "misleading" information on the number of children missing across the country, saying the figure given in a Minister's reply in Rajya Sabha was different.

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Both houses of Parliament in a deadlock

Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha remained adjourned. Nothing substantial took place in both houses of the parliament due to chaos.

Deadlock continues, Rajya Sabha fails to transact any business

The Rajya Sabha continued to witness disruptions on Friday as ruling and opposition parties failed to reach a consensus on how to take up for discussion the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam.

CPI leader Raja moves resolution for abolition of death penalty

As a debate rages over the hanging of Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, the Rajya Sabha on Friday admitted CPI leader D Raja`s private member`s resolution to abolish the death sentence in the country.

Why is Congress shying away from debate in Parliament: Rudy

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday accused the Congress Party, and particularly its vice president, Rahul Gandhi, of shying away from having a debate in Parliament.

Congress gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha

The Congress party on Friday gave adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha over former IPL chief Lalit Modi issue and the Vyapam scam.

Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror
Rajnath slams UPA for coining 'Hindu terrorists', Congress accuses BJP of playing politics on terror

The deadlock in both Houses of Parliament continued on Friday after members of Opposition showed placards, shouted anti-government slogans and tried to corner the Narendra Modi government over 'Lalitgate' and the Vyapam recruitment scam unearthed in Madhya Pradesh.

Refrain from giving sermons on sensitive issues: Cong to BJP

Slammed by BJP for obstructing Union Home Minister from making statement in Rajya Sabha on Gurdaspur terror attack, Congress today shot back and said BJP should refrain from delivering sermons on the sensitive issue as its track record in dealing with terrorism was "poor".

NITI preparing development roadmap for East, North-East

 NITI Aayog has initiated an exercise to prepare a roadmap for development of the Eastern and North-Eastern states.

No direct correlation between toxic air, death: Govt

 There is no direct correlation between toxic air and death of a person, the government today said in a clarification of an earlier statement made by it that around 80 people die of foul air in Delhi everyday.

Meeting called by Speaker fails to end Parliament logjam; government indicates all-party meet
Meeting called by Speaker fails to end Parliament logjam; government indicates all-party meet

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan exhorted all political parties to try and solve problems and not disrupt Parliament.

Over 14,000 posts for persons with disabilities vacant: Govt

Over 14,000 posts earmarked for persons with disabilities have been lying vacant in various central government ministries, banks and PSUs, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Sonia must clarify why Congress didn't allow discussion on Gurdaspur attack, says Arun Jaitley
Sonia must clarify why Congress didn't allow discussion on Gurdaspur attack, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hit out at the Congress for not allowing a discussion in Parliament on the Gurdaspur terror attack issue.

Over 38 lakh urban poor given skill training: Govt

Over 38 lakh urban poor have been provided with skill development training with assistance from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Rajya Sabha was told today.

Rajya Sabha condemns Punjab terror attack

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in Punjab`s Dinanagar town and expressed its condolences to the families of those who died in the attack.

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, Rajya Sabha till 2 pm

Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday as a mark of respect to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm.