Bills

  • Law Minister admits no attempts will be made to tame the judiciary August 14, 2014

    In a major success for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha passed the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill moments before Parliament was adjourned sine die on Thursday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday talked about the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill and the collegium...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress corners government over spate in communal violence August 13, 2014

    Discussion over the Communal Violence Bill took place in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amidst huge uproar. While the Congress alleged that maximum cases of communal violence had come to light since the Bharatiya Janata Party led government had taken charge at the Centre, the latter blamed the Congress of...
  • Congress will support Judicial Appointments Bill: Moily August 12, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily said that the party will support Judicial Appointments Bill. He said, "There is consensus on Judicial Appointments Bill. We will support it. We have concerns about the veto clause because there should not a conflict between the judiciary and the executive." ...
  • Congress is left alone on Judicial Appointment Bill: Naresh Aggarwal August 11, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Aggarwal on Monday said that the Judicial Reform Bill is accepted across the party lines and Congress is left alone on its stand to oppose it. ...
  • Most opposition parties want bill to be sent to select committee, says Congress August 7, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Home Minister Rajnath Singh to discuss the Insurance Bill. Meanwhile, the Congress remains firm that the bill should be sent to a select committee. Congress leader Anand Sharma said, "Our stand on bill hasn't changed,...
  • Congress and BJP playing hide and seek over the insurance bill: KC Tyagi August 6, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, National Spokesperson of Janata Dal KC Tyagi said that Congress and Bharatiya Janta party (BJP) were playing hide and seek over the insurance bill. "We want the bill to be sent to the standing committee," said Tyagi. ...
  • My duty is not to let the Question Hour be interrupted: Sumitra Mahajan August 6, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said that her duty was not to let the question hour be interrupted. Regarding the communal violence bill she said that she was ready to have a discussion as long as things were done in accordance to the rules. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle August 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • TRAI Bill: Why change the law for one person, asks Congress July 14, 2014

    Reacting to TRAI amendment bill, Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Monday said, "Issue is not about whom the PM picks to be his Principal Secretary, but why should the law change for one person? Such actions create doubts in the minds of the people." ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle July 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • Inflated electric bill shocks Ghaziabad consumer, turns CJ to fight his case March 24, 2014

    In this report, CJ Aftab Ahmed is highlighting the erroneous electricity billing by the Ghaziabad electricity department. Aftab has been billed for more than four lakh rupees towards his monthly electricity charges which he claims is way above his usage. ...
  • Do not link creation of Telangana with elections: Jairam Ramesh February 24, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said that the Congress's decision to create the 29th state of Indian Union, Telangana, had nothing do with the forthcoming general elections. ...
  • Watch: How India's legislators have shamed Parliament February 21, 2014

    India's lawmakers are more often than not caught tearing up papers or shouting in the Well of Parliament or manhandling colleagues when they don't agree with something. ...
  • Watch: Mixed reactions in Hyderabad on formation of Telangana February 21, 2014

    While there are celebrations in the Telangana region, there are mellowed down protests by people from the Seemandhra region. Many feel that it is now time to move on. ...
  • Watch: The new political map of Telangana, Seemandhra February 21, 2014

    After Parliament cleared the contentious Telangana Bill, it is just a step way from reality. Andhra Pradesh will be divided into Seemandhra and Telangana which will have 13 and 10 districts respectively. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for 10 years. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Telangana Bill passed: Cheers for some, jolt for others February 20, 2014

    India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a day-long debate in Parliament and a decades-long struggle for it. After prolonged debate and continued disruptions, the Upper House adopted the Bill through a voice vote. ...
  • Watch: How business will be affected in Seemandhra after Telangana February 20, 2014

    India gets its 29th state, Parliament on Thursday passed Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2013 (Telangana Bill) by voice vote. Here is how the division will impact business in Seemandhara and Telangana region. ...
  • Sonia responsible for chaos in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu February 20, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to IBN18 Editor in Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that he preferred an "amicable solution" for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Fair to criticise Lok Sabha Speaker over Telangana chaos? February 19, 2014

    The Telangana Bill was on Tuesday passed in the Lok Sabha after dramatic scenes with the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands to ensure its passage. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs protested...
  • News 360: TN's decision to release Rajiv killers shocks Congress February 19, 2014

    It is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's masterstroke. Jayalalithaa has now put the ball in the Centre's court by ordering the release of all 7 Rajiv Gandhi killers from jail. She has given just three days' time to the Centre to ratify the decision. The Centre is shocked by...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Mamata in PM race with Anna's endorsement? February 20, 2014

    The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that a non-UPA, non-NDA federal front will form the government next. Earlier in the day, she met with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare who said that there was no other leader like Mamata Banerjee. Mamata too said Anna will select her party's...
  • Hope Telangana Bill is passed in Rajya Sabha today: Hanumantha Rao February 19, 2014

    The UPA is hoping to get the Telangana Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. However, government sources say the Bill will be brought in the Rajya Sabha only if the President sends it back on time. ...
  • UPA government bulldozed Parliament in passing Telangana Bill: Mamata February 20, 2014

    The Telangana Bill was on Tuesday passed in the Lok Sabha after dramatic scenes with Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands to ensure its passage. West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has called it disaster for our democratic system. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...