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Karnataka political crisis live updates: BJP moving MLAs to resort is cowardice at display, says JD(S)

Amid an ongoing political crisis in Karnataka, chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday sought time from the Assembly Speaker to prove majority on the floor of the house. 

Jul 12, 2019, 06:32 AM IST

5W1H: Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today; triple talaq bill, Aadhaar ordinance on focus

The Monsoon Session of Parliament will begin on Monday. This is the first Parliament session of the 17th Lok Sabha, after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance won a clear majority in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in May

Jun 17, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament concludes, report says it was most productive since 2000

According to the data compiled by PRS Legislative Research, 20 bills were introduced during the session and 12 were passed.

Aug 10, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

On last day of Monsoon Session, triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

If the amended bill is passed in the Upper House, it will have to go back to Lok Sabha for approval of the amendments.

Aug 10, 2018, 06:21 AM IST

Live: NDA's Harivansh is the new Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha, defeats Opposition candidate

125 votes were polled in favour of NDA's Harivansh Narayan Singh while opposition candidate Hariprasad secured 105 votes.

Aug 09, 2018, 11:01 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 14: Live updates

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress held their Parliamentary party meetings ahead of Parliament proceedings for the day. BJP President Amit Shah, Union Ministers Ananth Kumar, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Prakash Javadekar among others attended the meeting at Parliament library building. On the other hand, Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with other party leaders including Jyotiraditya Scindia, KC Venugopal and Ranjeet Ranjan attended the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting.

Aug 07, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 13: Live updates

Opposition members will be meeting in Parliament on Monday to chalk out a strategy and demand a debate in the House on the use of ballot papers for 2019 elections.

Aug 06, 2018, 10:52 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 12 Live updates: Uproar in Lok Sabha by TMC MPs over detention of party delegation

There was uproar in Lok Sabha by Trinamool Congress MPs after TMC delegation was detained at Silchar airport on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Union Cabinet approves bill to overturn SC order on SC/ST Act ahead of 'Bharat Bandh' on August 9

Several Dalit outfits have threatened to hold a 'Bharat Bandh` protest on August 9 against the top court ruling on the SC/ST Act.

Aug 01, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 10: Live updates

Uproar by opposition parties over Assam NRC is expected to continue in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on the 10th day of Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Aug 01, 2018, 10:18 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 9: Live updates

A day after the Assam government released the National Register of Citizens, opposition parties, led by Trinamool Congress and Congress, are expected to create ruckus in both the Houses of Parliament. On Monday, the Lok Sabha had passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill. Meanwhile, ahead of the session, Telugu Desam Party MPs staged protest outside Parliament over demand for special status for Andhra Pradesh while members of the Trinamool Congress protested over the Assam NRC.

Jul 31, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

BJP Parliamentary Party felicitates PM Narendra Modi, discusses key Bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was felicitated by the Bharatiya Janata Party MPs during the Parliamentary Party meeting on Tuesday for defeating the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha by a huge margin. The Parliamentary Party credited PM Modi's leadership for the opposition loss and expressed confidence that the BJP-led Union Government will continue to perform well and as per the expectations of the citizens of the country.

Jul 31, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament Day: Live updates

As both Houses of Parliament resumed business on Monday for the Monsoon Session, the Rajya Sabha witnessed its first adjournment of the day after uproar by Trinamool Congress members.

Jul 30, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

Noisy scenes over Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project in Lok Sabha

Congress said the cost of the high-speed rail corridor was exorbitant and the amount could have been spent on activities like doubling of thousands of kilometers of railway tracks or opening up of new divisions.

Jul 25, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Not just taking bribe, giving bribe also a crime now, bill passed in Parliament

The bill, which got the Rajya Sabha's nod last week with 43 amendments, seeks to set a timeframe within which a court would decide on corruption issues, he said, adding that verdicts in such cases has to be given "ordinarily" in two years.

Jul 25, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

Have mercy on poetry: Javed Akhtar says every couplet recited by MPs during trust vote was wrong

During the debate, many politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered poetic lines, while AAP leader Bhagwat Mann recited a poem making fun of BJP`s slogan `Achhe din`

Jul 25, 2018, 10:01 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 5: Live updates

Rape cases in a shelter house in Muzaffarpur are likely to rock Parliament today with leaders from Bihar giving notices for discussion over the case. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha has given a Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over the incidents. Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan and RJD MP JP Yadav have also given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the case.

Jul 24, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 4: Live updates

The no-confidence motion against the Centre was opposed by 325 lawmakers, while 126 MPs voted in its favour in a total count of 451 votes. 

Jul 23, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

LIVE: No-confidence motion against Narendra Modi government defeated in Lok Sabha

In a major victory for PM Narendra Modi, the no-confidence motion brought against his government was defeated by a voice vote in Lok Sabha.

Jul 20, 2018, 07:37 AM IST

Venkaiah Naidu pulls up Minister for using 'I beg' to lay papers in Parliament

Naidu said though the expression "I beg to.." was not unparliamentary, it would be "proper to Indianise it".

Jul 19, 2018, 15:09 PM IST