Winter session

Delayed Winter Session from Dec 15 to Jan 5

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:38

New Delhi, Nov 24, The delayed Winter Session of Parliament will begin on December 15 and continue till January 5, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said on Friday.


Disability bill passed by Lok Sabha on session's last day

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 23:00

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Parliament on Friday passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, with the Lok Sabha giving its nod to the legislation. It was the first bill in the winter session to be passed amid comparative bonhomie between the government and the opposition in both houses.


Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon amid chaos

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:54

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till noon on Thursday amid chaos as both the opposition and the government MPs shouted and levelled allegations of corruption against each other.


Parliament to observe holiday on December 12

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:30

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Though divided over the demonetisation debate, Lok Sabha members on Thursday united to declare a holiday on December 12, giving themselves an extended four-day weekend.


As logjam continues in Parliament, Advani says no one is running the house

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:52

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Pandemonium continued to prevail in Parliament on Wednesday with a vociferous opposition disallowing normal business -- prompting veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani to describe the prevailing situation as disgraceful and question the manner in which the proceedings were sought to be conducted.


Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as ruckus continues

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 14:10

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium over the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes as the opposition led by Congress and TMC continued their demand to discuss the issue under a rule which entails voting.


No Parliament tributes for dead soldiers dismays Rahul Gandhi

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 13:00

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it was for the first time that Parliament did not pay respects to "martyred" soldiers as no obituary reference was made in the Lok Sabha for the army men who were killed in a terror attack near Jammu city on Tuesday.


Parliament logjam continues; Lok Sabha passes tax amendment bill

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 20:12

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The logjam in both houses of Parliament continued for the ninth consecutive day on Tuesday over demonetisation, as the Lok Sabha passed amid opposition protest an income tax amendment bill to facilitate levy of 60 per cent tax on undisclosed income.


Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:40

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned till noon after an opposition uproar over the cash crunch in the country that has been caused by demonetisation.


Winter session begins in Bihar assembly

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 12:48

Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) The eight-day winter session of the Bihar assembly began here on Friday. It is likely to be a stormy one as the opposition is set to take on the Nitish Kumar-led government.


Government bid to end logjam fails, Opposition steps up attack

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 21:56

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Continuing their tirade against the central government over the hardships faced by the common man post-demonetisation, the opposition parties on Thursday boycotted a meeting called by the government to break the parliamentary logjam on the issue.


Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:30

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day as the opposition continued to disrupt the house with its demand for a debate under adjournment motion on the issue of demonetisation on Thursday.


Opposition attacked government over demonetisation in Rajya Sabha

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 21:12

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The opposition on Wednesday tried to corner the government in the Rajya Sabha over the demonetisation issue on the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament, accusing it of leaking the information of demonetisation beforehand to a select few and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the matter.