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  • Mulayam Singh Yadav Seeks Removal Of Ram Gopal As Party Leader In Parliament

    Mulayam Singh Yadav Seeks Removal Of Ram Gopal As Party Leader In Parliament

    Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today demanded the removal of Ram Gopal Yadav as leader of the SP in Rajya Sabha following his expulsion from the party.

  • Amar Singh Gets 'Z' Category Security Amid Samajwadi Party Rift

    Amar Singh Gets 'Z' Category Security Amid Samajwadi Party Rift

    Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has been accorded 'Z' category security cover of central paramilitary commandos by the Union government due to threat perception following "recent activities".

  • Budget Session Of Parliament To Begin From January 31

    Budget Session Of Parliament To Begin From January 31

    The Budget session of Parliament was today convened to start from January 31, a day before the Union Budget is likely to be presented.

  • Mithun Chakraborty Resigns From Rajya Sabha Citing Health Reasons

    Mithun Chakraborty Resigns From Rajya Sabha Citing Health Reasons

    Actor-turned politician Mithun Chakraborty has resigned from Rajya Sabha citing health reasons. Mr Chakraborty, whose alleged involvement in the Saradha Ponzi scam made news last year, had attended the Upper House for just three days.

  • BJP MP Roopa Ganguly Admitted To Hospital In Kolkata

    BJP MP Roopa Ganguly Admitted To Hospital In Kolkata

    BJP MP Roopa Ganguly was today admitted to a Kolkata hospital after she complained of severe headache and partial loss of vision.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee Upset As Ordinance Comes To Him For Record 5th Time: Sources

    President Pranab Mukherjee Upset As Ordinance Comes To Him For Record 5th Time: Sources

    President Pranab Mukherjee, signing the same ordinance or executive order for a record fifth time in a row, has made his displeasure clear.

  • 2 Bills Passed, Lok Sabha Ran For Less Than An Hour A Day This Winter Session

    2 Bills Passed, Lok Sabha Ran For Less Than An Hour A Day This Winter Session

    The Lok Sabha or lower house of Parliament ran for a total 19 hours in the 21-day winter session, not even averaging an hour a day, while the Rajya Sabha did marginally better at 22 hours. The rest of the time was lost to slogan shouting and disruption, mainly over the government's notes ban and its impact on people. Between the two Houses they cou...

  • Parliament Passes The Disability Bill

    Parliament Passes The Disability Bill

    Keeping aside the bitterness over notes ban issue which paralysed the Winter session, Parliament today passed the Disabilities Bill which stipulates up to two year jail term and a maximum fine of Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against differently-abled persons.

  • What Rahul Gandhi Has Won - And Risked - By Playing Hardball

    What Rahul Gandhi Has Won - And Risked - By Playing Hardball

    While it hardly transacted business, the winter session of parliament marked a transition for the Congress and the opposition. As Sonia Gandhi took a backseat, due to health reasons or out of a desire to give her son more room, Rahul Gandhi became the Congress' prime mover and interface with other opposition parties. He attend parliament regularly,...

  • Indira Gandhi Ignored Advice To Demonetise, Sold Out India: PM Narendra Modi

    Indira Gandhi Ignored Advice To Demonetise, Sold Out India: PM Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today levelled charges against two former premiers, his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh and Indira Gandhi, of ignoring basic steps to fight corruption. Obvious and recommended methods include demonetisation, he told his party's parliamentarians this morning, at a time when his government is being asked to explain the vast...

  • Upset Hamid Ansari On House Chaos: Peace Prevailed Only During Obituaries

    Upset Hamid Ansari On House Chaos: Peace Prevailed Only During Obituaries

    Calling an early end to the Winter Session amid protests that paralysed business, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari commented today that "peace prevailed only during obituaries."

  • PM Narendra Modi Told Rahul Gandhi And Co: Should Always Meet Like This

    PM Narendra Modi Told Rahul Gandhi And Co: Should Always Meet Like This

    Meeting Rahul Gandhi and other Congress leaders amid acrimony in Parliament over the notes ban, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly said today: "We should always meet like this."

  • Opposition To Meet President Pranab Mukherjee Today, Raise Notes Ban Woes

    Opposition To Meet President Pranab Mukherjee Today, Raise Notes Ban Woes

    Opposition parties led by Congress will meet President Pranab Mukherjee today to apprise him of problems caused by demonetisation, and also inform the President about "not being" allowed to speak in Parliament.

  • Unlike BJP, Congress Puts Party Above Nation, PM Narendra Modi Tells Lawmakers: 10 Updates

    Unlike BJP, Congress Puts Party Above Nation, PM Narendra Modi Tells Lawmakers: 10 Updates

    At a meeting of BJP lawmakers this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for a digital economy as a way of life and accused the opposition of being against the government's war of corruption. Union minister Ananth Kumar said after the meeting that PM Modi also exhorted the BJP to continue putting the nation before party, critici...

  • What Will I Show Students Visiting Parliament? Minister Prakash Javadekar Asks Amid Slogans

    What Will I Show Students Visiting Parliament? Minister Prakash Javadekar Asks Amid Slogans

    Expressing his displeasure over continuous protests and slogans in the House, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar wondered what the students of Kendriya Vidyala will learn during their visit to the Parliament.

  • Parliament Winter Session Day 20: Live Updates

    Parliament Winter Session Day 20: Live Updates

    Another day went by with repeated disruption in both the houses of parliament. Outside parliament, the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi levelled charges of corruption against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that he be allowed to expose the PM in the parliament. The leader then drew fierce reactions from BJP on the allegations. The day also saw Ra...

  • Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Bill Passed In Rajya Sabha

    Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Bill Passed In Rajya Sabha

    A bill stipulating up to two- year jail term and a maximum fine of Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against people with disabilities was passed by the Rajya Sabha today.

  • PM Narendra Modi 'Ready For Notes Ban Debate' But No End To Parliament Deadlock

    PM Narendra Modi 'Ready For Notes Ban Debate' But No End To Parliament Deadlock

    The government said today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in parliament and ready to speak in a debate on the notes ban. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrived in parliament this morning and said, "I am here to speak, let's see if the government allows it." But the Lok Sabha was again adjourned till tomorrow, just over an hour after conv...

  • Amid Deadlock Over Notes Ban, PM Modi Likely To Speak In Parliament Today

    Amid Deadlock Over Notes Ban, PM Modi Likely To Speak In Parliament Today

    Bracing for a showdown in Parliament, the BJP and Congress have instructed their members in both Houses to ensure their presence for the remainder of the Winter session which resumes today. The issue of demonetisation has cast a shadow on the winter session of Parliament with the opposition parties protesting the governments move to scrap high-valu...

  • Parliament Winter Session Day 19: Live Updates

    Parliament Winter Session Day 19: Live Updates

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the Parliament for the last three days of this year's winter session announced Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. The Parliament has been brought to standstill on most days as opposition leaders continued to protest against government's demonetisation policy.

  • Government To Notify Scheme For Taxing Black Money Holders This Week

    Government To Notify Scheme For Taxing Black Money Holders This Week

    Government is likely to notify this week the scheme giving tax dodgers another chance to come clean by paying 50 per cent of tax on junked currency deposited in banks post demonetisation.

  • Disabilities Bill Expected To Be Passed In Rajya Sabha Next Week: Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot

    Disabilities Bill Expected To Be Passed In Rajya Sabha Next Week: Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot

    The amended the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which proposes a jail term up to two years and a fine of maximum Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against disabled persons is expected to be passed in the Rajya Sabha next week.

  • TGIF In Parliament? 'Adjourned,' Chairman Declares To Nearly Empty Rajya Sabha

    TGIF In Parliament? 'Adjourned,' Chairman Declares To Nearly Empty Rajya Sabha

    The Rajya Sabha in parliament was adjourned today much before time, not because of chaos but because of the lack of it. Hardly anyone was in the house.

  • Opposition Protests Zero Import Duty On Wheat, Says It's Anti-Farmer

    Opposition Protests Zero Import Duty On Wheat, Says It's Anti-Farmer

    Angry Opposition protests over government's move to slash import duty on wheat to zero allegedly to benefit multinational firms forced adjournment of the proceedings of Rajya Sabha till afternoon today.

  • Parliament Winter Session Day 18: Live Updates

    Parliament Winter Session Day 18: Live Updates

    The logjam in Parliament over demonetisation issue continues as opposition parties continued their protest on 17th day of this session. Both the houses of Parliament were adjourned early again on Thursday as neither an aggressive opposition nor the government budged an inch in the standoff over the notes ban, which was a month old on Thursday.

  • 2555 CBI Cases Pending Trial For Over A Decade

    2555 CBI Cases Pending Trial For Over A Decade

    A total of 2,555 CBI cases are pending trial for over a decade while investigation in seven cases too is pending for the same time period, the government told Parliament today.

  • Government Not Mourning Over 100 Cash Ban Deaths 'Shameful': Opposition

    Government Not Mourning Over 100 Cash Ban Deaths 'Shameful': Opposition

    Opposition today accused the government of "shameless conduct" by refusing to mourn the death of over 100 persons due to hardships caused by demonetisation, as opposition and treasury benches clashed in Rajya Sabha forcing its adjournment minuters after it met for the day.

  • Opposition's 'Black Day' In Parliament On One Month Of Notes Ban: 10 Updates

    Opposition's 'Black Day' In Parliament On One Month Of Notes Ban: 10 Updates

    The Rajya Sabha was adjourned early again on Thursday as neither an aggressive opposition nor the government has budged an inch in the standoff over the notes ban, which is one month old today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the notes ban on November 8 and the opposition has attacked the government since alleging that poor implementatio...

  • Parliament Winter Session Day 17: Live Updates

    Parliament Winter Session Day 17: Live Updates

    The winter session of Parliament remains in deep freeze as the opposition continues to stall both the houses demanding Prime Minister's Narendra Modi's presence and when he is present, his apology for the lives lost due to demonetisation- related incidents. It is a month since PM Modi announced the government's decision to ban old Rs 500 and Rs 1,0...

  • US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government

    US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government

    As many as nine antiquities of India lying in the US would be returned shortly, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

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