India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Friday December 19, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday failed to break the logjam.
India | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday December 18, 2014
There may be just two working days left for this Parliament session, but the government is determined to signal its commitment to its agenda of economic reform and will therefore, on Monday, introduce a bill to create a harmonised Goods and Services ...
Cheat Sheet | Rahul Srivastava (With Agency Inputs) | Thursday December 18, 2014
The government may initiate steps for one of the country's biggest economic reforms by introducing a bill that seeks to amend the constitution to create a harmonised Goods and Services Tax (GST).
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 18, 2014
The government is preparing for a showdown with a muscle-flexing opposition in the upper house on its key reform, the Insurance Bill, which it has listed for introduction today.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 18, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the Rajya Sabha today, but the ruling BJP has decided that it will not "not give an inch", said sources, on the opposition's demand for a statement from him on religious conversions.
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 18, 2014
With a number of key bills pending and the Winter Session to end in four days, the BJP is set to push ahead with its legislative agenda in Parliament. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the Upper House, Rajya Sabha, today.
India | Agencies | Wednesday December 17, 2014
A united opposition confronted the government in Parliament today over a huge controversy over mass conversions to Hinduism.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Six Indian carriers including beleaguered SpiceJet, now-collapsed Kingfisher Airlines and Paramount Airways jointly owe a whopping Rs 5,889 crore to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and three state-run oil companies, the Rajya Sabha was informed...
Wednesday December 17, 2014
The domestic airline industry suffered a total operating loss of over Rs 5,964 crore, including more than Rs 2,874 crore of Jet Airways and Rs 2,123 crore of national carrier Air India, in 2013-14, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Proposals to construct a war memorial and a war museum are under "active consideration" of the government, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday told Parliament.
Thursday December 11, 2014
The Cabinet approved late on Wednesday the Insurance Amendment Bill with a composite foreign investment cap of 49 per cent for presenting it in Parliament, incorporating the changes suggested by a house panel.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The demand to declassify records relating to Subhash Chandra Bose was raised in Rajya Sabha by the Trinamool Congress and got support from the Left and Congress.
Monday December 8, 2014
Paving the way for the long pending Insurance Bill to be placed in the Rajya Sabha, the Parliamentary Select Committee has given its recommendations on amendments to the Insurance Act that seek to raise foreign direct investment or FDI cap to 49 per ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 8, 2014
A row in Parliament over union minister Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech ended on Monday with Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari brokering a pact to end a week-long deadlock.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Friday December 5, 2014
Brinda Karat on why PM hasn't said enough.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 4, 2014
The "Modi jawab do (the Prime Minister must answer)" chant is expected to continue today in the Rajya Sabha, where proceedings have been held up for the last two days by an angry opposition that wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sack a union mini...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday December 3, 2014
"Modi jawab do (the Prime Minister must answer)," chanted angry opposition leaders in Parliament today, demanding an explanation for why a union minister has not been fired despite her hate speech in Delhi over the weekend.
India | Indo-Asian New Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Debt-ridden national carrier Air India has taken cost-cutting measures to reduce its financial burden and hike revenue inflows.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
There have been 24 mishaps involving Indian naval submarines since 2011, claiming the lives of 22 personnel besides four others going missing, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's absence in Parliament today, Trinamool Congress member Derek O' Brien said, "Please grant a visa to the Prime Minister of India to come to the Rajya Sabha."