winter session

Women lawmakers urge government to ensure passage of women's reservation bill in Lok Sabha

Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan said her party was not against the Bill but wanted sub-reservation to be provided for dalits.

published on : 4th January 2019

Rahul delays Amethi visit to attend Rafale debate in Parliament

He will leave for Amethi after the Parliament session and reach Fursatganj in the evening, as opposed to the earlier schedule.

published on : 4th January 2019

Come to Parliament, face questions on Rafale: Rahul Gandhi challenges PM Narendra Modi

The House witnessed high drama after Gandhi sought the Speaker's permission to play an audio tape, purportedly of a Goa minister, on the Rafale deal.

published on : 2nd January 2019

CBI registered 206 corruption cases against central govt employees in 2018

Of the total cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation till November last year, charge sheets have been filed in only 45 of them, according to the minister's written reply in the House.

published on : 2nd January 2019

Parliament winter session HIGHLIGHTS: NDA bought Rafale at 9 per cent cheaper rate than UPA, claims Arun Jaitley

Deliberations on Rafale deal is underway in Lok Sabha as the Congress accepted finance minister Arun Jaitley's challenge for a debate on the issue.

published on : 2nd January 2019

Congress raises Rafale issue in Lok Sabha; Government says don't run away from debate

Raising the matter, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleged there has been a scam in the deal and asked why the government was not disclosing the price of jets.

published on : 31st December 2018

Triple talaq bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Monday; Congress, BJP issue whips

The bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha -- 245 voting in favour and 11 opposing it -- on Thursday amid a walkout by the Opposition.

published on : 30th December 2018

Over 1.9 lakh children missing in last 3 years: Ministry

The highest number of children went missing from Gujarat followed by Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.

published on : 28th December 2018

86 institutes granted minority status certificate this year, Rajya Sabha informed

Last year, 1,220 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate and 595 cases were granted minority status certification.

published on : 28th December 2018

Parliament winter session: Bills seek ban on non-veg food at official events, rights to LGBT to serve in armed forces

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor introduced a bill seeking setting up of an effective regime to maintain the integrity of sports in the country.

published on : 28th December 2018

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted as Opposition protests continue

As soon as the House met at 11 AM, MPs belonging to the Congress, AIADMK, TDP and Left parties came to the Well and shouted slogans in support of their demands.

published on : 28th December 2018

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after uproar over Cauvery

Slogan shouting members of Tamil parties -- AIADMK and DMK trooped -- into the well of the House over construction of the Mekadatu Dam on the Cauvery River.

published on : 28th December 2018

Congress must apologise for injustice to Muslim women: Amit Shah as LS pass Triple Talaq bill

The opposition, which had been demanding that the bill is referred to a 'joint select committee', staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha when its demand was rejected.

published on : 27th December 2018

Haryana Assembly's brief winter session likely to be stormy affair

Opposition parties have objected to the holding of a brief session, claiming that they will not get enough time to raise issues of public importance.

published on : 27th December 2018

With only 10 days left, government working to ensure Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha pass key Bills

While the Lok Sabha will take up discussion on the triple talaq Bill on Thursday, the Rajya Sabha is likely to take up the motor vehicle amendment Bill.

published on : 26th December 2018
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