Parliament monsoon session

Gloom in the air, it’s time to raise the nation’s spirits

No longer all the failures could be blamed on seven decades of dynastic rule and misgovernance. The strategic environment—beyond India’s control—has deteriorated rapidly.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Opposition parties in Parliament have shown worst possible behaviour: Piyush Goyal

The Prime Minister introduced ministers in both the Houses and that is a tradition that's been going on for 70-odd years and the opposition for the "first time" did not even allow that, Goyal said.

published on : 15th August 2021

Chair not very neutral; BJP's 'two gentlemen' will lock down Parl if they have their way: Chidambaram

On the government rejecting Opposition's criticism of passage of bills amid the din, stating that it also happened in the UPA era, Chidambaram said this "whataboutery" must come to an end.

published on : 13th August 2021

Rare house unity: Constitution amendment bill giving states powers to notify backward classes to see Opposition support

Sources said all Opposition parties are on the same page on the importance of the bill, keeping in mind the Assembly elections scheduled early next year.

published on : 9th August 2021

'Mr Modi, listen to us': Opposition releases video of members speaking on Pegasus, farmers

The video compiles these statements made by the opposition MPs in the Upper House, with the words "farmer" and "Pegasus" in the opening lines.

published on : 8th August 2021

PM must intervene to end Parliament logjam; Monsoon session be extended: RJD MP

The Rajya Sabha member, who is an influential voice of the Opposition, also slammed the government for repeatedly stressing that it was 'reaching out' to the Opposition parties.

published on : 8th August 2021

Constitution amendment, power bills in Parliament next week amid complete washout threats

The government is bracing up for pushing the Constitution 127th Amendment bill to give the power to states to prepare their own list of other backward castes (OBCs).

published on : 8th August 2021

Facing heat of united Opposition, PM makes pro-poor pitch 

PM Modi's interactions with beneficiaries of the free ration and the National Food Security Act is seemingly designed as a strong pitch made on the pro-poor credentials of the government.

published on : 8th August 2021

TRS, BJP have a secret deal: Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy

If the meeting between TRS leader Santosh Kumar and PM Modi was in the interests of Telangana, then why was it not made public till now, Congress MP Revanth Reddy questioned. 

published on : 4th August 2021

Govt, Oppn parties agree to take up statutory resolution, seven bills in Rajya Sabha

Sources said at a meeting to chalk out the work to be taken up in the Upper House of Parliament, it was decided to allot 17 hours to a discussion on these bills.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Snoopgate strengthens Opposition unity index

Parties hold House strategy sessions; Didi calls on Sonia, Kejriwal

published on : 29th July 2021

Two bills passed without debate as chaos continues in Parliament

Opposition MPs throw torn papers at Chair in Lok Sabha, may face disciplinary action

published on : 29th July 2021

Govt assures Parliament on Jammu and Kashmir statehood

The statement on statehood comes a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir that the Centre would restore statehood to J&K.

published on : 29th July 2021

PM Modi asks BJP MPs to expose opposition for not allowing Parliament to function

The comments of the Prime Minister on the opposition come as both Houses of Parliament have been facing multiple adjournments due to ruckus created by opposition parties repeatedly.

published on : 27th July 2021

Ukku leaders urge Nirmala Sitharaman to reconsider Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant privatisation

The Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee leaders also brought to Nirmala Sitharaman's notice that the steel plant will earn profits if captive mines are allocated to it. 

published on : 24th July 2021
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