Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Bill to raise abortion upper limit to 24 weeks for vulnerable women

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020, was passed by a voice vote after a reply by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. The minister said the Bill has been brought after extensive consultations.

Mar 17, 2020, 20:48 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi asks BJP to name wilful defaulters of bank frauds

Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur said in a reply, "A list of wilful defaulters is available on the website. There is nothing to hide. All these people took the money and went away during the Congress governance."

Mar 16, 2020, 12:38 PM IST

Indian Railways to abolish booking of tickets through agents, vendors

The Railways Minister said that due to penetration of smartphone in the Indian household, train tickets can now be easily booked online through mobile phone using the IRCTC App.

Mar 13, 2020, 15:43 PM IST

Parliament live: Kapil Sibal attacks Centre over Delhi riots, says police were helping rioters

The Parliament on Thursday (March 12, 2020) witnessed stormy session as the Congress-led Opposition MPs blamed the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for the recent violence in Delhi over contentious citizenship law, which killed over 50 people and injured over 200.

Mar 12, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

Amit Shah says 52 Indians killed in Delhi riots, won't categorise victims as Hindus or Muslims

The Home Minister further stated that three people have been arrested for financing the violence in Northeast Delhi, which claimed the lives of at least 52 people and left more than 200 others injured.

Mar 11, 2020, 19:44 PM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla revokes suspension of 7 Congress MPs

30pm. The seven suspended Congress MPs are - Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla.

Mar 11, 2020, 13:39 PM IST

Lok Sabha to discuss Delhi riots on Wednesday

The Lok Sabha bulletin says that Congress leader in the house, Adhir Ranjan Choudhury, and BJP member "to raise a discussion on the recent law and order situation in some parts of Delhi".

Mar 10, 2020, 18:31 PM IST

We always regard Lok Sabha chair as 'Pope of Vatican': Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Chowdhury said the suspension was painful and everything was in the media glare and in CCTV footage.

Mar 06, 2020, 20:22 PM IST

Seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha over misconduct for rest of Budget Session

The seven suspended Congress MPs are - Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla.

Mar 05, 2020, 15:37 PM IST

Congress MP Ramya Haridas alleges assault by BJP MP Jaskaur Meena in Lok Sabha, lodges complaint with Speaker Om Birla

Congress MP Ramya Haridas on Monday submitted a written complaint to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla saying that she was manhandled by BJP MP Jaskaur Meena inside Lok Sabha.

Mar 02, 2020, 17:58 PM IST

Second half of Budget Session begins Monday, expected to be stormy

The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament, which will begin on Monday, is expected to be stormy with the Congress deciding to attack the government on a range of issues including violence in Delhi and its handling of the economy. 

Feb 29, 2020, 23:18 PM IST

Is Rahul Gandhi instigating protests in the Lok Sabha?

The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day after Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi condemned a Congress member’s attempt to attack Harsh Vardhan when he condemned Rahul Gandhi for his indecent language against Narendra. On the other hand, the Congress MP Manickam Tagore said that this a total lie and they went to the 'well of the house' to ask the Speaker to intervene and stop the speech of BJP minister.

Feb 07, 2020, 18:30 PM IST

Government orchestrated ruckus in Parliament to prevent me from raising questions: Rahul Gandhi

An uproarious scene was witnessed in Lok Sabha leading to an adjournment of the proceedings for nearly an hour after Union Minister and BJP leader Harsh Vardhan demanded an apology from Congress party over objectionable remarks made by its MP Rahul Gandhi against PM Modi recently.

Feb 07, 2020, 16:42 PM IST

Scuffle over Rahul Gandhi's statement in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned today for nearly an hour after Union Minister and BJP leader Harsh Vardhan demanded an apology from Congress party over objectionable remarks made by Rahul Gandhi against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 07, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

Congress MPs rush towards Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned today for nearly an hour after Union Minister and BJP leader Harsh Vardhan demanded an apology from Congress party over objectionable remarks made by Rahul Gandhi against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 07, 2020, 13:20 PM IST

BREAKING NEWS: Congress MPs rush towards Union Minister Harsh Vardhan in Lok Sabha, trigger chaos

During Question Hour when Rahul rose to ask a question, Harsh Vardhan said he would like to first "unequivocally condemn the outlandish remarks of the Congress leader against Prime Minister Narendra Modi" made during an election rally.

Feb 07, 2020, 12:22 PM IST

Parliament Budget Session, live updates from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Parliament is expected to witness a storm session on Friday as several political parties have given adjournment notice on issues like "internal security situation in the country," demand for caste-based Census, commercialisation of education and slapping of PSA on ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.  

Feb 07, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

Someone had to become PM, so a line was drawn to divide India: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

PM Modi while replying in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President`s address spoke about the partition of India while outlining the oppression being faced by `Hindus, Sikhs and other minority` segments in Pakistan.

Feb 06, 2020, 16:53 PM IST

Mughal rule may not be far in India unless majority remains vigilant: BJP Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya in Lok Sabha

India will see Mughal rule once again if the majority community of the country is not vigilant, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha MP from Bengaluru South Tejasvi Surya on Wednesday (February 5, 2020) while criticising the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi where assembly election is on February 8. Surya made the comment about Mughal rule in India while speaking during the debate on Motion of Thanks on the President's Address in Lok Sabha.

Feb 06, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to reply in Lok Sabha on Motion of Thanks for President's address

Addressing the Lok Sabha, the Prime Minister had on Wednesday announced the constitution of trust to oversee the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Feb 06, 2020, 09:44 AM IST