No assurance by PM on conversion row led to disruptions in RS: CPI(M)

The "refusal" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assure action against those BJP Ministers and MPs who had made "provocative" statements on the conversion issue had caused disruption of Rajya Sabha proceedings, CPI(M) said on Thursday.

Lok Sabha records highest productivity in last five years

The winter session of parliament that ended Tuesday saw the Lok Sabha recording its highest productivity in the last five years, working more than 105 percent of its scheduled time.

TMC slams Centre for ordinance on FDI in insurance

Trinamool Congress Wednesday slammed the Centre for approving promulgation of an ordinance to hike FDI in insurance to 49 per cent saying "It is extremely unethical to avoid and boycott the democratic process."

Order to regularise 1,200 plus colonies in Delhi any day: Govt

In a good news for lakhs of dwellers in unauthorised colonies of poll-bound Delhi, government on Tuesday said a move to regularise over 1,200 such habitations is at an advanced stage and an order will come "any day".

Winter session of Parliament ends; key bills remain pending
Winter session of Parliament ends; key bills remain pending

The Winter session of Parliament, that saw a mix of storm and business, came to a close on Tuesday after passing a number of legislations but some key reform bills, including those on insurance and coal block allocations, remained pending.

Acrimony aside, MPs join hands to benefit Delhi slum dwellers

Setting aside their week-long acrimony over conversion issue, members belonging to both sides on Tuesday joined hands in Rajya Sabha to pass a bill that will benefit lakhs of slum dwellers in the national capital facing threat of demolition.

Opposition held national interest 'captive' by stalling Rajya Sabha: Govt

Accusing the Opposition of stalling proceedings and obstructing crucial legislative business in Rajya Sabha, government on Tuesday said they had held national interest "captive" by their "short-sighted" political considerations.

Rajya Sabha passes 12 bills during Winter Session

The tumultuous Winter Session of Rajya Sabha came to an end on Tuesday but not before passing 12 bills during the course of its 22 sittings, while 62 hours were lost on account of disturbances over various issues.

Those who lost polls are not allowing govt to work: Jayant Sinha

Hitting out at Opposition parties for blocking crucial economic legislations, Union Minister Jayant Sinha Tuesday said those who have lost elections are not allowing the government to work for the people.

PM Modi asks MPs to tell people about bills passed by Govt in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to highlight the government's "successful performance" in Parliament and explain to people the bills passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha despite disruption by opposition parties.

No outdated military equipments utilised by soldiers: Govt

No outdated military equipments are utilised by soldiers as government has a well established procedure to replace them, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Four armed forces personnel nabbed for spying for Pakistan: Govt

Four personnel of the Armed forces have been nabbed for spying for Pakistan in recent years, with one of the accused being dismissed from service, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Rajya Sabha refers two bills to Select Committees

Rajya Sabha on Tuesday referred two bills, including one that aims at bringing country's banking payment system in sync with international practices, to the Select Committees.

Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Azad, 3 other retiring members

Rajya Sabha Tuesday bid farewell to Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad and three other members who are retiring in February on completion of their term.

Uproar continues in Parliament, both Houses adjourned sine die
Uproar continues in Parliament, both Houses adjourned sine die

The row over religious conversion disrupted last day of Winter Session of Parliament on Tuesday, with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha being adjourned sine die.

Conversion row continues to rock Parliament

The row over religious conversion continued in Parliament Monday, with the Rajya Sabha being stalled again, while the Congress staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha.

Conversion row: Amidst Parliament logjam, BJP leaders meet RSS top brass
Conversion row: Amidst Parliament logjam, BJP leaders meet RSS top brass

Amidst political logjam in both Houses of Parliament, BJP leaders met RSS top brass in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's residence, as per reports on Monday.

Opposition reiterates demands for PM Modi's statement on conversion

The opposition on Monday reiterated its demands for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement on the conversion issue, forcing the Rajya Sabha to hold repeated adjournments, as the House failed to conduct legislative business for the sixth day.

Modi has taken up with Brtain at highest level students visa norms: Irani

India on Monday said it has taken up with Britain at the highest level the issue of dwindling students outflow to that country due to British government's new policies.

PM Narendra Modi meets BJP leaders, discusses pending bills, religious conversion issue

Ahead of the Parliament session, PM Narendra Modi met senior BJP leaders Venkaiah Naidu, Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley to discuss on the Insurance and Coal Bills.