BJP pulls up Congress for "demeaning" President Draupadi Murmu; demands apology

The BJP on July 28 accused the Congress of "demeaning" President Droupadi Murmu and demanded an apology after its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury called her "rashtrapatni". Chowdhury, however, claimed it was a mistake and he did not call Droupadi Murmu ‘rashtrapatni’ deliberately. The issue was raised inside Parliament as women MPs, including Nirmala Sitharaman, protested against Adhir Chowdhury.  

published on : 28th July 2022

India's first tribal woman President Droupadi Murmu takes oath; 'watershed moment', says Modi

Droupadi Murmu scripts history by becoming the first-ever tribal woman to hold President's post. She is also the youngest to hold the office of the President, adding more to her many firsts. Murmu, who is now the second woman President of the country, was administered the oath of office by CJI NV Ramana on Monday. Prior to the ceremony she visited Rashtrapati Bhavan where she was received by the outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind.

published on : 25th July 2022

Urge MPs to ask sharpest of questions in Parliament, but should allow govt to respond: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged MPs and political parties to ask the sharpest and toughest of questions to the government in the Monsoon session of Parliament, asserting that the government should also be allowed to respond to them.

published on : 19th July 2021

Politics of poaching invented by leader of new India: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan

Congress leaders briefed a press meet outside the Parliament on March 5.

published on : 5th March 2020

Opposition parties stage protest in Parliament House compound over Delhi violence

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm after the entire opposition vociferously protested over the issue of communal violence in the Delhi on March 2.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Congress holds 'Save India' placards at Parliament ahead of Budget

The Congress MPs in both Houses also attended the joint sitting of Parliament in Central Hall wearing black bands on their arms during the President's address.

published on : 31st January 2020

Opposition leaders say Citizenship Bill may not be passed in RS

Before the hearing in the Rajya Sabha on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, several opposition leaders expressed their views outside the Parliament.

published on : 11th December 2019

'Why I can't feel safe in my country': Lone protestor at Parliament street over Hyderabad horror

A teenage girl from Delhi sat on a solitary protest outside Parliament on November 30 against crimes against women.

published on : 30th November 2019

Brexit chaos deepens as Boris Johnson returns to parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson taunted his rivals on his return to parliament, provoking them to either bring down the government or get out of the way to allow him to deliver Brexit.

published on : 26th September 2019

Are the Chinese trying to take lessons in democracy from India?

Why is a Chinese delegation doing at the Indian Parliament?

published on : 23rd July 2019

WATCH: Hema Malini and others take the broom to the Parliament

As part of a cleanliness drive, several MPs gathered outside the parliament with brooms to sweep the floor.

published on : 13th July 2019

TMC MPs give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha over Centre's proposals

TMC lawmaker Manish Gupta has given Zero Hour notice in Upper House of Parliament over the government's proposal to link data of three crore students to Facebook.

published on : 8th July 2019

Parliament sounds death knell for Brexit deal

The UK parliament has defeated Theresa May's Brexit deal for the third time, throwing her future and the way forward for Brexit into the balance.

published on : 30th March 2019

Protesters gather outside UK Parliament for withdrawal vote

Protesters and passers-by give their verdict on the parliament’s handling of Britain’s exit from the EU.

published on : 30th March 2019

Theresa May asks Brussels for more time to Brexit

Brussels looks likely to give Britain more time to get Brexit sorted, but there's a catch. Theresa May has to get her hated deal through parliament first.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Europe's center-right suspends Hungary's ruling party

The European Parliament voted on Wednesday (March 20) to suspend Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz Party until further notice. 

published on : 21st March 2019

UK moves closer to delaying Brexit

A largely symbolic vote in Britain's parliament is further evidence that the country's departure from the European Union could be delayed by several months.

published on : 28th February 2019

Self-discipline expected from parliamentarians: Sumitra Mahajan on disruption in Lok Sabha

Today Congress leader Kharge Ji has said that Triple Talaq will be discussed on December 27.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Danish lawmakers will fund foreign criminal island

Danish parliament approved funding Thursday for a plan to hold migrant convicts on a small island, despite criticism from the United Nations and local residents.

published on : 21st December 2018
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