Parliament Monsoon Session

Surprising that Opposition objecting to Parliament utilising more time to enact laws: BJP

They have problem with the fact that Parliament has enhanced its productive hours and performing better than ever, he said.

published on : 28th July 2019

Political parties favour extending Parliament session

A Rajya Sabha member from the ruling party said that the House could discuss and pass a maximum of six bills in the next four days while the government has listed as many as 18-19 bills.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Government mulling extension of ongoing Parliament session by 2-3 days: Source

At the BJP's parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said the session can be extended, if required.

published on : 19th July 2019

Centre targeting West Bengal government, alleges TMC leader

BJP members were seen protesting against the remarks. However, Bandyopadhyay did not elaborate on the content of the advisories.

published on : 15th July 2019

I can make a better Rafale, give me the contract: Congress MP Sunil Jakhar

Jakhar also alleged that businessmen close to the government had got their companies registered in the Bombay Stock Exchange just days before the deal was clinched.

published on : 10th August 2018

Indian Parliament mourns demise of Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, House adjourned for day

After paying homage to the DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, both the Houses of the Indian Parliament was adjourned for the day to mourn his demise.

published on : 8th August 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am on Friday after disruptions

Amidst uproar in Lok Sabha over the Deoria shelter home case, Home Minister Rajnath Singh lauded the Yogi Adityanath government for taking rapid action and ensured punishment for accused. 

published on : 7th August 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha

The upper house has been adjourned till 11 am tomorrow following an uproar in the house during BJP President Amit Shah's speech on Assam NRC list.

published on : 31st July 2018

Lok Sabha adjourns briefly as TMC, BJP lock horns over lynchings in West Bengal

During Zero Hour, BJP member Kirit Somaiya raised the issue of alleged lynching of people, including women, in West Bengal and Kerala.

published on : 25th July 2018

Misleading Lok Sabha on Rafale deal issue: Privilege notices against PM Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman being considered, says Speaker

The notices were submitted by the Congress charging the two leaders with allegedly misleading the House on the Rafale deal issue during the debate on the no-confidence motion on July 20.

published on : 25th July 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session: YSR MP V Vijayasai Reddy apologises for his behaviour in Rajya Sabha

Vijayasai Reddy expressed regret after Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel raised the issue of a member casting aspersions on the chair during the debate yesterday.

published on : 25th July 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session: Noisy scenes in Lok Sabha over Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train

Mallikarjun Kharge said the cost of the rail corridor was exorbitant and amount could have been spent on activities like doubling thousands of kilometres of railway tracks or opening new divisions.

published on : 25th July 2018

No-confidence motion: AIADMK MPs were in dilemma over voting

Party sources said some of the AIADMK MPs were reluctant to support the BJP government; they felt abstaining from voting would be a safer stance for the party.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Lynching row: Opposition raises slogans against Jayant Sinha in Lok Sabha 

The Opposition created a ruckus in Lok Sabha and demanded an apology from Sinha. They raised slogans such as "stop garlanding convicts" as Sinha responded to a question on upgradation of airports.

published on : 19th July 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session: Left to press for PM Narendra Modi's reply on communal violence, lynching

The left parties said the government needs to tell the Parliament whether they are with farmers or not.

published on : 15th July 2018