Winter Session

Government says no winter session due to COVID-19, suggests budget session in January; Congress slams move 

The Constitution broadly stipulates one major rule that there should not be a gap of more than six months between two sessions of Parliament.

published on : 15th December 2020

Both Houses adjourn with no consensus on Triple Talaq Bill; Budget session from January 29

The Budget Session of the Parliament will start on January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1, government said as the winter session concluded on Friday.

published on : 6th January 2018

Rajya Sabha winter session adjourned sine die; discomforting that House lost 34 hours of working time, says Chairman Venkaiah Naidu

In its 13 sittings, the House passed nine government bills, 19 private members bills were introduced and debated employment generation and air pollution in Delhi.

published on : 5th January 2018

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die; 12 bills passed in Winter Session

Announcing the adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the session, which commenced on December 15, had 13 sittings spread over 61 hours and 48 minutes.

published on : 5th January 2018

On winter session eve, BJP MLA writes to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Vidarbha

Deshmukh, a strong Vidarbha statehood supporter, wrote the letter on December 6 and made it public today, a day before the winter session of the state legislature starts here from tomorrow.

published on : 10th December 2017

Maharashtra legislature's winter session from tomorrow; opposition may raise farm loan waiver issue

The Shiv Sena is part of the BJP-led ruling coalition, while the Congress and the Sharad Pawar-led NCP are the main opposition parties.

published on : 10th December 2017

PM Modi government deferred winter session for Gujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi

The Modi government on Friday recommended that the winter session of Parliament be held from December 15 to January 5, with 14 sittings of both Houses during the 21-day session.

published on : 25th November 2017

Winter Session of Parliament to be held from December 15 to January 5

PM Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has been on Opposition's target for 'deliberately' delaying the dates. 

published on : 24th November 2017

NDA government delayed winter session to avoid discussion on GST, Rafale deal: Owaisi

The MP alleged the BJP is indulged in "majority appeasement" whereas the Congress does things for its own electoral advantage.

published on : 23rd November 2017