Parliament Session

  • Watch: Protests in Rajya Sabha as Sibal mentions 2002 riots during debate 05-02-2014 03:34 PM

    The Congress was attacked on all fronts on Wednesday as Parliament reconvened for the Winter Session. The death of the Arunachal Pradesh student, the Telangana Bill, the multi-million chopper deal and the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill were all used by the Opposition to launch scathing attacks on the government....
  • Opposition playing double game, Telangana Bill at any cost: Kamal Nath 04-02-2014 10:44 PM

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said that the opposition parties are playing a double game and they don't want to pass anti-corruption bills. Speaking to CNN-IBN ahead of the Parliament session, which begins on Wednesday, he said, "I have information that the BJP is saying that they don't...
  • The Last Word: Will Parliament's last session be a wash out? 04-02-2014 09:03 PM

    Ahead of extended winter session of Parliament, there are indications that the session could be a wash out. At an all-party meeting, Opposition parties have already warned that they will not let key bills pass without a discussion. They have also asked the Congress to reign in its own MPs...
  • Parliament to witness a stormy session 04-02-2014 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of extended winter session of Parliament, there are indications that the session could be a wash out. At an all-party meeting, Opposition parties have already warned that they will not let key bills pass without a discussion. They have also asked the Congress to reign in its...
  • Hope Parliament passes Telangana Bill: PM 04-02-2014 04:00 PM

    The GoM has finalised the draft Telangana Bill, say sources. The draft bill and the Cabinet note are likely to be produced before Cabinet this week, they add. ...
  • Expect ruckus over Telangana bill in Parliament session: BJP, TMC 03-02-2014 03:42 PM

    The Trinamool Congress's Sudip Bandopadhyay and the BJP's Sushma Swaraj have expressed reservations on whether the House will be allowed to function amidst the chaos over the Telangana Bill. ...
  • Telangana process to gain momentum post: Parliament session 01-09-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: The process for formation of separate Telangana state is expected to gain momentum after the conclusion of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on September 6. Government sources said that the Home Ministry would soon take up a note on the matter to the Cabinet which is also expected...
  • Antony skips ASEAN meet in Brunei for Food Bill debate 27-08-2013 07:54 PM

    New Delhi: In view of the ongoing Parliament session and related political activities, Defence Minister A.K. Antony has decided to pull out of the three-day ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus starting in Brunei on Wednesday. The Defence Ministry took the decision in view of the ongoing Parliament session and...
  • BJP will support Food Bill with some amendments: Ravi Shankar Prasad 04-08-2013 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said in principle, the party supported the Food Security Bill but they want some amendments in it. The remarks came just a day ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, the BJP on Sunday met at senior leader LK Advani's residence...
  • Congress hopes to pass unchanged Food Bill in Parliament 04-08-2013 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Monsoon Session of Parliament which will begin on August 5 seems to be a stormy session as Food Security Bill, suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal are likely to be discussed. The BJP had also said that it will corner the government on issues ranging from...
  • Oppose Food Bill draft, want special Parliament session: SP 03-06-2013 11:47 AM

    SP leader Naresh Agarwal said Oppose the current Food Security Bill, not averse to a special Parliament session, will register our protest in it. ...
  • Land Bill to be brought in coming Parl Session 13-04-2013 05:17 PM

    Anand: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the Centre will bring in revised Land Acquisition Bill in the forthcoming session of Parliament as there was a political consensus on it. "We will bring the revised bill in this session. All political parties want to get it passed,"...
  • Lokpal: BJP meets Prez, asks for special session 05-01-2012 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: A high level BJP delegation on Thursday submitted a memorandum to President Pratibha Patil demanding reconvening of Parliament session so that voting is conducted on the Lokpal Bill. The delegation, led by senior BJP Leader LK Advani and BJP President Nitin Gadkari, also registered an official protest over...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-12-2011 10:34 PM

    The Opposition's demand for Chidambaram's resignation over 'conflict of interest' cornered the Lokpal-hit UPA further. ...
  • Railways suspends official as MPs don't get berth 08-12-2011 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: Railways have suspended a senior railway officer of Danapur division under East Central Railway after some MPs from Bihar could not get AC first class coupe in Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express on Tuesday. Senior divisional operating manager (DOM) Adhar Raj was suspended "for dereliction of duty" after Railway Minister...
  • Opposition owes an apology to the nation: Pranab 23-12-2010 06:21 PM

    New Delhi: A day after he offered an olive branch in the form of a special parliamentary session on the spectrum scam, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was in a combative mood, asserting that the opposition should "apologise" for not letting parliament function the entire winter session. "They have destroyed the...
  • Oppn rejects Pranab's offer for special session 23-12-2010 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Opposition on Thursday rejected Finace Minister Pranab Mukherjee's offer for a special parliament session on the 2G scam. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday made a dramatic offer to the Opposition for a special Parliament session to debate on the demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC)...