ALL PARTY MEETING

  • Government buys time on Insurance Bill, likely to take final call on Thursday August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no end to the deadlock between the government and the opposition parties on the Insurance Bill. Even as the Centre is buying more time over the issue, an allparty meeting scheduled for Wednesday has been scrapped. According to sources, the government is expected to take a...
  • Congress claims AIADMK support on Insurance Bill, Centre calls allparty meet August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Trouble is growing for the Narendra Modi government over the Insurance Laws Amendment Bill as the Congress on Tuesday claimed that it has the support of AIADMK. To tide over the crisis the government has called allparty meet on Wednesday at 9:30 AM to discuss the Bill. The Congress demanded...
  • Allparty meet held to ensure smooth functioning of Budget session July 5, 2014

    Delhi: Days ahead of the budget session, leaders from various political parties met for an allparty meeting in the Delhi on Saturday. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for the meeting asking leaders to ensure the smooth functioning of Parliament during the Budget session. PM Narendra Modi was present along...
  • Election Commission calls allparty meet today to discuss LS poll preparations February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Prior to the Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission has called a meeting of all recognised political parties for the conduct of free and fair elections on Tuesday. With just nearly three months left for the crucial polls, the EC has convened the meeting to discuss election preparations. The...
  • Not pushing Rahul's poll agenda through antigraft bills: Kamal Nath February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the extended winter session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Monday said that many bills were pending in Parliament and the priority was to pass the six anticorruption bills. The bills came at a time when the Congress is facing severe criticism over large...
  • Lokpal Bill may have easy passage through RS as UPA, NDA support it December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lokpal Bill is likely to be discussed and passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as both United Progressive Alliance and National Democratic Alliance are in favour of the legislation. The only major stumbling block remains the Samajwadi Party as it continues to oppose the Bill. The opposition...
  • SP, BSP skip allparty meet, NDA wants Lokpal Bill passed in din December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: While the Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders told Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari at the allparty meet on Monday that the Lokpal Bill be passed in the din, the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) skipped the meeting. The Samajwadi Party is adamant...
  • BJP evasive on Section 377, says government should call allparty meet December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court ruled gay sex illegal, the BJP has evaded any categorical statement on the party's position on Section 377. Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj said, "If the government proposes to make any changes in Section 377, they should call an...
  • Parties seek winter session's extension to discuss contentious issues December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Political parties on Tuesday called for the extension of the winter session of Parliament. At the allparty meeting called by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, parties agreed to extend the length of the session, which will have to be cleared by the government. "The suggestion was that we...
  • Meira Kumar calls for allparty meet on Tuesday ahead of winter session December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath has called an all party meeting on Monday ahead of the winter session of Parliament which begins on December 5. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has also called for an all party meet on Tuesday to ensure a smooth session of Parliament. The...
  • I have never seen the minutes of the allparty meeting: Arun Jaitley October 4, 2013

    A day after the controversial Bill and ordinance to protect convicted legislators was scrapped by the Cabinet, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley accused the government of fudging minutes of an allparty meeting that was held in September where discussion over the controversial move had taken place. Jaitley...
  • Cong, BJP spar to take credit to kill ordinance on convicted leaders October 3, 2013

    A day after Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party spar to take credit for killing the Bill that protected convicted legislators, CNNIBN gets the inside story behind the ordinance fiasco and what really happened in the allparty meetings and in Parliament. ...
  • Vadra dominates allparty meet as UPA hopes for consensus on Food Bill August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Robert Vadra land deals issue dominated the allparty meeting on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj said that the government should allow the Opposition to raise the issue in the House. She also said that other critical issues should also be discussed in...
  • Govt calls allparty meet to reach consensus on contentious issues August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The government has called an allparty meet on Tuesday to reach consensus on contentious issues. Political parties will decide on how the House will function and the passage of the RTI Amendment Bill. The meet has been convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath for early passage of...
  • Govt calls allparty meet on Tuesday on several issues including Food Bill August 12, 2013

    New Delhi: With political parties agitated over plans to bring them under the ambit of RTI Act and the recent Supreme Court judgement on disqualification of lawmakers, the government has called an allparty meeting on Tuesday to firm up a view on the contentious issues. The meeting, convened by Parliamentary...
  • Political parties oppose SC verdict on disqualifying convicted MPs August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: All political parties on Thursday opposed the Supreme Court's verdict on disqualifying convicted MPs. They also opposed the court's ruling that those behind bars can't contest elections. The parties voiced their dissent in an allparty meeting which took place just a few days before the monsoon session of...
  • PM holds an allparty meet on Maoism June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held an all party meet on the Naxal insurgency. An allparty resolution against naxal violence and armed insurgency was passed at the meeting. The meet ended with the Prime Minister assuring full support to the governments in Naxal affected states. The meeting was held...
  • PM's allparty meeting on Naxal issue to be held on Monday June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has convened an allparty meeting in Delhi on Monday to discuss ways to tackle Naxal menace in the backdrop of killing of Congress leaders in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh in May 2013. The meeting, also to be addressed by Home Minister Sushil Kumar...
  • Shinde proposes Andhra model of policing at allparty meet on Naxals June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Two weeks after the Bastar bloodbath, the government on Wednesday held an allparty meet to firm up its antiNaxal strategy. Sources say that Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde proposed Andhra Pradesh's model of policing and improvement of local level police stations. There were also proposals to crack down...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Allparty meet ends, no concrete outcome May 30, 2013

    Raipur: An allparty meeting called by the Chhattisgarh Cheif Minister Raman Singh on Saturday's deadly Bastar Naxal attack has ended without any concrete outcome. The Congress boycotted the meeting. It has been decided to hold more such meetings to tackle the Naxal menace. "Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh came...
  • Land Acquisition Bill: Allparty meet called on Thursday April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: An allparty meeting has been called on Thursday to discuss the Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to strengthen landowners' rights during acquisition for development. This will be the third allparty meeting on the Land Acquisition Bill. The parties, which failed to arrive on a consensus on the bill...
  • Land Acquisition Bill: All party meet inconclusive April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: An all party meet convened to reach a consensus on the Land Acquisition Bill remained inconclusive on Tuesday with no headway being made at all. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), AIADMK and CPM gave their suggestions, other parties are expected to follow suit by April 15. After all...
  • Land Acquisition Bill: All party meet today April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The government will convene an all party meet on Tuesday to iron out the controversial Land Acquisition Bill. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath has called the meeting as the party meet could not reach a consensus by March 7. While the Left wants the Land Bill to be sent...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2013

    A day after the DMK pulled out of the UPA, the government scrambled to bring a consensus on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue but all efforts were in vain as the all-party meeting ended in complete disagreement. ...
  • All-party meet on Sri Lanka row fails; TMC plans no-trust vote March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) pulled out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), the government on Wednesday scrambled to bring a consensus on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue but all efforts were in vain as the all-party meeting called by Speaker Meira Kumar ended in...
  • News 360: Centre pushes for a resolution on Sri Lanka in Lok Sabha March 20, 2013

    The Centre is working on amendments to the US resolution on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka and is also pushing for a resolution to be passed by the Lok Sabha. The all-party meeting called by Speaker Meira Kumar, however, failed to reach any consensus. ...
  • Live: Age of consent for sex will be 18 yrs, say sources March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: 2:35 pm: Age of consent will be 18 years with provision that a first time offender will be given probation of one year, say sources. Sources add that consenting sex between 16 to 18 years will constitute rape. Government will move the amendments and hopes to take it...
  • Anti-rape Bill: All-party meet today, govt to face hurdles March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: As the government struggles to find consensus on the anti-rape Bill, it is set to face opposition in the all-party meet primarily over lowering of the age of consent. The other contentious issues include stringent punishment for stalking and voyeurism. The protests after the December 16 Delhi gangrape...
  • Anti-rape Bill to face hurdles in all-party meet March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The proposed anti-rape Bill, which seeks to hand down stringent punishment for crimes against women, including rape and acid attack, and lower the age of consent for sex to 16, is set to face hurdles in an the all-party meeting convened by the government on Monday. Samajwadi Party,...
  • Anti-rape law: BJP against lowering age of consent, say sources March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said it favours a strong anti-rape law but has certain reservations on some of the clauses in the Bill cleared by the Cabinet and will voice them in the all-party meeting here on March 18. "BJP agrees with most issues stated in...