Obstructionism should not make headlines: Naidu

 After Union Minister Arun Jaitley spoke out against media trials, his Cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked the press to play a "responsible and constructive" role and lamented that instead of constructive debates, "obstructive" approach was making news.

Lok Sabha Speaker is like mother in House, say some LS members

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan conducts and controls the House "like a mother".

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.

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.

Nagaland assembly to have one-day winter session

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) will have a one-day Winter Session on Tuesday.

Winter Session of Chhattisgarh Assembly begins from Monday

The Winter Session of Chhattisgarh Assembly begins tomorrow with Congress planning to corner the ruling BJP on several issues, including the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur which claimed the lives of 13 women.

Lawyers' strike in Delhi courts continues today

Judicial work in the Delhi courts will remain paralysed for the third day on Thursday due to indefinite strike of city lawyers protesting the delay in tabling an amendment bill of enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts.

Winter session of Maharashtra Legislature begins Monday

The winter session of Maharashtra Legislature is likely to be stormy for the ruling combine of BJP-Shiv Sena with the opposition Congress and NCP seeking to put the new government on mat over issues pertaining to farmers and drought.

Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die following disruptions

Bhubaneswar,: After 14-day-long disruption, the winter session of the Odisha assembly was Friday adjourned sine die ahead of schedule, with the speaker accepting a motion moved by the government chief whip in this regard.

Shiv Sena joins BJP govt in Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis ministry expanded
Shiv Sena joins BJP govt in Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis ministry expanded

Mumbai: Weeks after squabbling over allocation of portfolios, the Shiv Sena finally joined the BJP-led government in Maharashtra on Friday when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expanded his 34-day-old cabinet.

TCP Bill to be introduced in winter session of HP Assembly

Himachal Cabinet on Tuesday approved the HP Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Bill 2014 for regularisation of unauthorised buildings, paving way for its tabling in the winter session of Himachal Assembly commencing on December 5 at Dharamsala.

Congress hits back at Jaitley, says BJP disrupted Parliament when in Opposition

Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.

Protests in Rajya Sabha over renaming of Hyderabad airport

The Rajya Sabha Wednesday saw protest over renaming of Hyderabad airport even as the government explained that the international airport continues to be named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Bill to resolve e-rickshaw issues in current session of Parliament

A Bill to solve issues like commercial licences for e-rickshaw drivers will be introduced in the current session of Parliament, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said.

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon amid uproar over black money issue

A united Opposition attempted to corner the BJP-led NDA government on the second day of Parliament's Winter Session on Tuesday on key issues including the repatriation of black money, amendments in the bill related to appointment of CBI chief and FDI in the insurance sector.

Ruckus over black money issue disrupts proceedings in Parliament
Ruckus over black money issue disrupts proceedings in Parliament

New Delhi: A united Opposition attempted to corner the BJP-led NDA government on the second day of Parliament's Winter Session on Tuesday on key issues including the repatriation of black money, amendments in the bill related to appointment of CBI chief and FDI in the insurance sector.

Government confident of passing Insurance Bill despite opposition

The Narendra Modi government Monday expressed confidence at getting the Insurance Bill, which seeks to raise the cap on foreign equity in the sector from 26 percent to 49 percent, through parliament even as some opposition parties appeared allied against the measure.

Sting operation issue rocks Uttarakhand Assembly

The Uttarakhand Assembly was adjourned repeatedly on Monday after opposition BJP created a ruckus demanding a discussion over the issue of a sting operation reportedly involving a member of the ruling alliance claiming to topple the government.

BSP won't oppose Insurance Bill if select committee meets its demands: Mayawati

New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said her party will not oppose the passage of the Insurance Bill during the Winter Session of Parliament if the select committee, which is scrutinizing the bill agrees to their demands.

Hope Winter session is fruitful: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said he hoped that winter session of Parliament would be fruitful and result-oriented.