Friday November 28, 2014
The Motor Vehicles Bill will soon be sent to the Cabinet and government is planning to introduce it in Parliament during the ongoing winter session, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 28, 2014
A draft bill - which would see anyone profiting off surrogacy given a maximum ten year prison sentence - passed its first reading in the country's military-stacked parliament on Thursday, legislator Wallop Tungkananurak said.
World | James Kanter, The New York Times | Friday November 28, 2014
Europe's resentment of US technology giant Google reached a new noise level Thursday as the European Parliament passed a nonbinding resolution to break up the company.
Friday November 28, 2014
He also said the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) was under the consideration of the government but did not say when it would be brought to Parliament.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 27, 2014
On the second day of the ongoing debate on black money in Parliament, senior BJP leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the NDA had not promised to bring back black money stashed abroad within 100 days of coming to power - whic...
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Thursday November 27, 2014
The Trinamool Congress today attacked the government in Parliament over a mega loan sanctioned to the Adani Group by India's largest public sector bank during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Australia visit earlier this month, which it said smacked of...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 27, 2014
The European Parliament holds a confidence vote on Thursday on Jean-Claude Juncker and his entire Commission over the "Luxleaks" tax scandal, in a symbolic but still damaging move less than a month into his five-year mandate.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday November 27, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will reply today in Lok Sabha to a debate on untaxed or black money stashed away in foreign accounts. In the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, opposition parties like the Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left walked out as the m...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday November 27, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will reply today in Lok Sabha to a debate on black money that saw Opposition parties including the Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left staging a walkout in Rajya Sabha yesterday, saying they were "disappointed" with hi...
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley responded to the black money debate in Rajya Sabha.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Vishnu Varma (with inputs from Reuters) | Wednesday November 26, 2014
The government has decided to postpone a reform seen as essential for developing much-needed infrastructure. A proposal to change land acquisition laws will not be introduced in the month-long parliament session that began on Monday, said sources.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday November 26, 2014
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley defended the government's position against a concerted Opposition attack on untaxed or black money stashed away in foreign accounts, the Congress, followed by the Trinamool Congress and then the Left walked out of the...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Speaking first in a debate on untaxed or black money, the main opposition Congress today accused the ruling BJP of using the issue as a political tool "to acquire power" and reneging on its election promise of bringing back crores stashed away by Ind...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With PTI inputs) | Wednesday November 26, 2014
An RTI application by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's estranged wife Jashodaben seeking details of her security was raised in Parliament today by a Congress member.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday November 26, 2014
A short duration debate on untaxed or black money parked in foreign accounts will be held today in both Houses of Parliament. The government's efforts, sources said, are directed towards breaking the unity of the Opposition.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Pope Francis on Tuesday slammed "state terrorism" that "kills the innocent at the same time as terrorists", just hours after he had taken a swipe at the "haggard" state of Europe.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Canada's two houses of Parliament will merge their security forces after an attack by a gunman last month, officials said on Tuesday, a move aimed at addressing long-standing communications problems.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
A bill to resolve issues like commercial licences for e-rickshaw drivers will be introduced in the current session of Parliament, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
Cheat Sheet | Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Targeted by Opposition parties over untaxed or black money parked in foreign accounts, the government has said that it is ready for a debate on the issue in Parliament on Wednesday. The Opposition has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of reneging ...
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 25, 2014
An inquiry into the fire on board Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna in February this year has "found seven officers culpable of various acts of omissions and commissions," Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament today.