Winter session of Parliament likely from Nov 24

The Winter session of Parliament is likely to start from November 24 and is expected to be a month-long affair.

Fresh bill in next session to repeal 287 archaic laws: Govt

Giving a fresh push to weed out archaic laws, Law Ministry will bring a new bill in Winter session of Parliament to repeal another 287 obsolete statutes even as it works overtime to ensure that 700 Appropriation Acts which have lost relevance are junked.

Fresh bill to be introduced to weed out archaic laws: Prasad

Terming weeding out archaic laws as a priority agenda for the government, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday said he would introduce a fresh bill in Winter Session of Parliament for repealing "hundreds" of obsolete statutes.

New Motor Vehicles Act to be tabled in Winter Session: Nitin Gadkari

Admitting that India's roads were among the most dangerous anywhere, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Monday said the government will introduce a "holistic" act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act in the Winter Session of Parliament.

Insurance Bill can be passed in Winter session: Congress

Congress on Monday kept the government guessing on the Insurance Bill asking it to take on board all stakeholders and favouring the Select Committee route even as it insisted that the measure is its own "baby" and it is a "misnomer" that the party is opposed to it.

PM hopes important bills are passed in Parliament

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday hoped that important bills are passed in the last session of Parliament.

Six suspended for allowing bullock into Jharkhand Assembly porch

Opposition JVM(P) members riding a bullock cart to the Jharkhand Assembly porch to demonstrate that the government was `moving slowly` led to the suspension of six watch and ward staff for allowing the spectacle on Friday.

Winter Session of Parliament a virtual washout

Two days ahead of schedule, the Winter Session of Parliament was wound up on Wednesday after a virtual washout with business being transacted only in the last two days, including passage of historic Lokpal Bill.

Forget mouse, Lokpal Bill can ensnare even a lion: Anna Hazare

In a sharp rebuff to Kejriwal`s criticism that Lokpal Bill in its present form was incapable of sending to jail even a mouse, Anna said the legislation was good enough to ensnare a lion.

If needed, will extend Parliament`s session for Lokpal Bill: Kamal Nath

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Monday said that the Parliament`s ongoing session could be extended for Lokpal Bill if any need arises.

HP Assembly Winter Session likely to be stormy

The six day long Winter Session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, commencing on December 16 at the Dharamsala Tapovan complex, is likely to be stormy.

Jharkhand govt tables supplementary budget

The Jharkhand government on Friday tabled a supplementary budget of about Rs 1327 crore on the first day of the winter session.

No debate on Lokpal Bill today as Rajya Sabha adjourned till Monday

Centre has tabled the Lokpal Bill in Rajya Sabha even as social activist Anna Hazare`s fast to press for the Jan Lokpal Bill entered the fourth day on Friday.

Anna`s fast enters fourth day; Lokpal Bill likely in Rajya Sabha

The government is likely to table the anti-graft bill in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Don`t have numbers to get Women`s Bill passed in Parliament: Congress

Parties supported Women`s Reservation Bill as Congress expressed apprehension about it in Parliament citing disruptions in current session and saying it does not have the numbers to see it through.

Govt should get Lokpal bill passed with amendments: BJP

Expressing full support to the Lokpal issue, BJP dared the government to bring the bill with amendments unanimously adopted by the Rajya Sabha Select Committee and get it passed in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.

BJP to oppose cutting short winter session of Parliament

Amid reports that government may curtail the winter session of Parliament due to continuing disruptions, BJP today said it is against any such move as it wants crucial legislation like Lokpal Bill to be passed and corner the Congress-led UPA on issues of corruption.

Cong-led UPA will be voted out if Jan Lokpal Bill not passed: Bedi

People must vote against the ruling alliance at Centre led by Congress if it failed to pass the Jan Lokpal bill in the ongoing winter session of Parliament, social activist and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said.

BSP MP denied bail to attend Parliament session

BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife in connection with the murder of their maid, was Tuesday denied interim bail for attending the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament by a Delhi court.

Proposed law on disabled set to be tabled in Winter Session

Government is set to table the new disability bill in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, to guarantee civil and political rights to such people and expand the definition of disability.