Parliament Winter Session

  • Last day of Parliament: Has the 15th Lok Sabha been the worst performing? February 21, 2014

    The 15th Lok Sabha which sat between 2009 and 2014 was marred by several disruptions and controversies, but as the last session of Parliament ended today ahead of the 2014 general elections, leaders across the political divide spoke in even tones. ...
  • Telangana: TDP chief alleges Congress conspiracy, to meet Modi today February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As Parliament witnessed stormy scenes on the Telangana Bill on Day 1 of its Winter session, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu alleged a Congress conspiracy in Andhra Pradesh. "There is match-fixing between the Congress, Jagan Mohan Reddy (YSR Congress) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. The nation has to understand the...
  • Telangana, Taniam death, chopper deal, communal violence rock LS, RS on Day 1 February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Parliament live: Left asks SP to not disrupt House December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: 5:40 pm: The CPM on Thursday supported the quota bill in Parliament asking the Samajwadi Party to not disrupt the House on the issue. The CPM said it supported constitutional amendments to this effect and suggested creation of "supernumerary post" to enable officers get their due. 4:25 pm: Voting...
  • Winter Session: Will it be smooth sailing for UPA-II? November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Ten days to go for the Winter Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has embarked on what is being labelled as meal diplomacy. After dining with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday, the PM hosted BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday afternoon, and even though Mayawati...
  • Govt likely to table Lokpal Bill on December 20 December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as the standoff between Team Anna and the government on the Lokpal Bill continues, the latter is likely to table it in Parliament on December 20. According to government sources, the discussion and actual passage of the bill could take place in a special extended session that might...