India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 1, 2015
The number of communal incidents in the country have declined "substantially" since the NDA government has come to power, the government said in the Lok Sabha today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 1, 2015
There was more communal violence in states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress said today, but BJP lawmakers refuted the claim.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 28, 2015
In a display of bonhomie, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mallikarjun Kharge, leader of the main opposition party shook hands after the heated debate on the Constitution inside the House.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday November 27, 2015
Consensus is more important that majority rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while intervening in a special discussion in Parliament on the Constitution, which has seen sparring between the government and the opposition since yesterday.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday November 27, 2015
The Winter Session of Parliament got off to a stormy start on Thursday as a special discussion on Constitution got underway in Lok Sabha. Sparks flew as Home Minister Rajnath Singh called "secularism" the "most misused" word in politics. Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit back, saying people who never had faith in the Constitution are now swearing...
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Friday November 27, 2015
Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, drew strong criticism from the ruling BJP on Thursday, when he said "any attempt to review the Constitution could result in ...consequences."
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 16, 2015
The Congress party does not want any "unnecessary disruptions" during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament, according to a top leader of the party.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Sunetra Choudhary, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Karnataka, home to India's Silicon Valley of Bengaluru, cannot wait to get its IIT. However, there's fierce competition between towns to host the premier engineering institute.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Government today said it wants an extended Monoson session so that the GST bill can be approved and appealed to Congress to support the key reform to accelerate the country's growth.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
The government today said it may reconvene Parliament's Monsoon Session to get key legislations, including the pending GST bill, passed, maintaining it has an "open mind" on amendments to reform measures even as it began consultations with leaders of opposition parties.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Tuesday August 25, 2015
The government is consulting with the opposition to discuss a special sitting of Parliament to pass the GST or Goods and Services Tax Bill.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Amid moves to call a special session of Parliament for passage of Goods and Services Tax Bill, Government today reached out to Congress but the opposition party remained non-committal on its support saying it would first read the fine print.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge today dubbed PM Narendra Modi as "a tourist Prime Minister" and attacked him saying he had time to make speeches in foreign countries, but not to attend Parliament.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Straining to be heard above a ceaseless chorus of slogans, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj delivered a strident attack on the opposition Congress as she declared "I committed no mistake" in reference to her assistance that allowed tainted cricket tycoon Lalit Modi to get urgent travel papers last year.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Initiating a debate in the Lok Sabha on "Lalitgate", the controversy that has left parliament paralysed, the Congress today posed seven questions on foreign minister Sushma Swaraj's assistance to tainted cricket moghul Lalit Modi.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Sonia Gandhi today made a rare dash towards the Speaker's Chair in the Lok Sabha to join her Congress lawmakers in protest after a BJP lawmaker alleged that the Indian Premier League or IPL involved her family's black money - the term given for untaxed money parked in foreign accounts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
Some business was conducted in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The house has been witnessing disruptions ever since the Monsoon session began on July 21 as the opposition has been relentlessly and vociferously raising the issue of the Lalit Modi controversy and the Vyapam scandal.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Friday July 31, 2015
An all-party meeting held to break the logjam in Parliament proved unsuccessful today, but the government has indicated that another meeting could be held.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, snubbed by party president Sonia Gandhi last week, was seen today in deep in conversation with Rahul Gandhi, who was leading the party's attack in Parliament against the government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Over 40,000 complaints and appeals are pending in the Central Information Commission (CIC) which is working without its Chief for more than nine months.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday June 2, 2015
A panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi finalised the names of the next the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on Wednesday. A formal announcement of the names will take place after President Pranab Mukherjee gives his assent. The President is away on a five-day visit to Sweden and Belarus, till Th...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
Government and the opposition today agreed on the names of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), the posts that have been lying vacant for over nine months over which there has been criticism.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 8, 2015
Lok Sabha was adjourned twice today as a joint Opposition took on the government for its decision to extend the Lok Sabha by three days, terming the move "authoritarian".
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today led an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the Centre's "cooperation" for implementing the Mekedatu dam project in his state, which is being opposed by neighbouring Tamil Nadu.