Parliament

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS on reservation, says 'they don't want welfare of weaker section'

The Wayanad MP alleged that the rights of SC/ST communities are under threat in the BJP rule under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 10, 2020, 12:00 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

Those Opposition members who were silent are violent now, says PM Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President Ram Nath Kovind's earlier address in the Lok Sabha and later in Rajya Sabha on Thursday (February 6). The Prime Minister had on Wednesday announced in the Lower House constitution of a trust to oversee the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. PM Modi also used the announcement in the Lok Sabha to reach out to different sections against the backdrop of the ongoing protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). 

Feb 06, 2020, 09:35 AM IST

Centre makes it official in Parliament, confirms 'no plan of pan-India NRC'

The confirmation was made by MoS Home Nityanand Rai in a written reply on a question in Lok Sabha whether the government has any plans to introduce the NRC. 

Feb 04, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi attacks Nirmala Sitharaman over umemployment, says 'don't be afraid of my questions'

He also attached a new report in which Sitharaman said that she did not mention the numbers as Rahul Gandhi would have asked her about the number of jobs created. 

Feb 03, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament: The complete text

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday addressed a joint session of both houses of Parliament ahead of the budget session and bought in light several achievemenst of the government.

Jan 31, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

100 injured in clashes between protesters, riot police in Lebanon

The clashes broke out following the attempts by protesters to break barbed barriers set up by security forces at the entrance of the roads leading to the Parliament's headquarters.

Jan 19, 2020, 09:57 AM IST

Only Parliament has power to pass laws regarding citizenship: Ravi Shankar Prasad

"Citizenship, naturalisation and aliens are entry 17 on the Union list. Therefore, it is only the Parliament that has the power to pass any law with regards to citizenship, not any Assembly, including Kerala," Prasad said at a press conference here.

Dec 31, 2019, 22:00 PM IST

British PM Boris Johnson wins vote on Brexit deal in time for Christmas

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in parliament on Friday, the first step towards fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain`s departure from the European Union by Jan. 31 after his landslide victory.

Dec 20, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

PM Johnson promises to wrap up Brexit for Christmas, parliament to vote on Friday

The British parliament will vote on Boris Johnson`s Brexit deal on Friday, a move the prime minister described as delivering on his promise to "get the Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas" following his landslide election victory.

Dec 20, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

No question of apology over 'Rape in India' remark, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that there was no question that he would apologise over his 'Rape in India' remark which triggered massive uproar in Parliament with BJP leader Smriti Irani demanding strict action against the Congress scion in the Lok Sabha.

Dec 13, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Parliament live updates: Parliament live: Winter session ends as Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

As the Lok Sabha met on the last day of winter session of Parliament on Friday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's ‘Rape in India’ comment triggered an uproar  with the BJP accusing him of insulting all women with his comments and sought his apology.

Dec 13, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

18 years of attack on Parliament: President Kovind salutes courage of martyrs

On this day 18 years ago, a group of five terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad attacked the Indian Parliament on December 13, 2001.

Dec 13, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Muslims of India were, are and will remain Indian Citizens, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah clarified that the legislation provides hopes for lakhs of people who are living with no permanent residency in India. 

Dec 11, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Ship recycling will boost shipping industry business to $2 billion, says Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Amid the increasing demand for ship recycling in India, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 steered by Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) Mansukh Mandaviya, which seeks to regulate the industry in accordance with international standards. According to Mansukh Mandaviya, the bill takes into account the need for regulating the industry and ensuring that it helps the industry grow to about $2 billion per year in India.

Dec 09, 2019, 22:53 PM IST

Citizenship Bill 'not even 0.001 per cent' against India's minorities: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said, "The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill wouldn't have been needed if the Congress had not allowed partition on basis of religion. It was the Congress that divided the country on religious lines, not us," while responding to Congress members' allegation that the proposed law was against Muslims.

Dec 09, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

Protest at Parliament and Jantar Mantar against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Protest took place in Parliament and Jantar Mantar against Citizenship Amendment Bill. To know more watch the video

Dec 09, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha with 311 ayes, 80 noes

Tune in to the live blog of Zee News for latest updates on Winter Session of Parliament. 

Dec 09, 2019, 10:23 AM IST

Congress to oppose Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament

The Congress has already decided to talk to likeminded parties to oppose the bill but in the lower house the opposition could not do anything as BJP has a majority but in Rajya Sabha Congress may try to stall the bill.

Dec 09, 2019, 07:51 AM IST

Parliament Winter Session live: Lok Sabha adjourned over conduct of 2 Congress MPs against Smriti Irani

Tune in to the Zee News live blog for latest updates on Winter Session of Parliament.

Dec 06, 2019, 12:09 PM IST