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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The Winter session of Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die today after passing a "record" number of 18 legislations, including amendment bills on amend coal mines allocation and labour laws, in 22 sittings.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, today hosted a dinner for party MPs of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha a day before Winter Session comes to an end tomorrow.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 18, 2014
The Congress on Thursday accused the government of pushing through bills without following established norms.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Opposition parties in Lok Sabha walked out of the House today, expressing displeasure over the Government's response to circular on good governance by the Human Resource Development or HRD ministry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Trinamool Congress members today alleged in Lok Sabha that CBI was being misused in the Saradha scam and staged a walkout, even as government said it was willing to discuss issues related to the fraud.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "a 56-inch chest, but his heart is small", Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said on Friday, taking jibe at the PM.
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday December 4, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday rejected angry calls to dismiss a minister whose derogatory comment about religious minorities has paralyzed Parliament with the opposition uniting in angry protests.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The government today appointed Anil Sinha as the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He will take over from Ranjit Sinha who retired today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has been inducted into the three-member selection committee which will select the Chief Information Commissioner.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday August 22, 2014
The Supreme Court today told the government that it is concerned about the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha remaining vacant. Judges said the position "conveys a voice different from the government's" and is therefore crucial. The Centre has been given four weeks to furnish its response.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday August 14, 2014
The BJP today said the Congress had failed to prove its charges that the number of communal flare-ups in the country had gone up ever since the Modi government was sworn in.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday August 13, 2014
In Parliament today, BJP lawmaker Yogi Adityanath delivered a controversial speech, which included the declaration that "Hindus, when threatened, must be prepared to organize themselves and fight back."
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Congress today sharply attacked the ruling BJP in Parliament over what it called rising communal violence since it took power.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; edited by Mala Das | Monday August 4, 2014
An all-party meeting called this morning for a consensus on the Insurance Bill was inconclusive as the opposition dug in its heels, but the first cracks have appeared in its unity.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi "should show his face in parliament at least once a week", Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said today.
Thursday July 10, 2014
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had a front row seat today for the presentation by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of Narendra Modi government's maiden budget.