PARLIAMENT

  • Indians missing in Iraq are alive, search on: External Affairs Minister 23 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The alleged killing of 39 Indians in Iraq by terrorists of Islamic State was taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Friday after a section of media recently reported about it. After hearing the concerns raised by several members of Rajya Sabha, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj clarified...
  • Live: Sushma Swaraj addresses Rajya Sabha on alleged killing of Indians in Iraq Yesterday

    The Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendment Bill, 2014 and Private members' bills. The Private members' bills is scheduled to be taken up in Rajya Sabha too. ...
  • EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to break up Google Yesterday

    Strasbourg: The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the four-year standoff between Brussels and the US Internet giant. In a direct challenge to Google, MEPs assembled in Strasbourg approved a resolution calling on the EU to...
  • Live: TMC MPs protest outside Parliament over black money issue 2 days ago

    The government is likely to continue the discussion on black money issue in Parliament. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who gave in statement in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday might make a statement in Lok Sabha on Thursday. ...
  • Black money discussion likely to continue in Parliament on Thursday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The discussion on black money which began on Wednesday is expected to continue in Lok Sabha on the forth day of the winter session in Parliament on Thursday. After replying in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is expected to reply in Lok Sabha on Thursday....
  • Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend law on appointment of CBI chief 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Delhi Special Police Establishment (amendment) Bill through a voice vote. The Bill was necessitated as the present Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha will retire in a few days. The government had on Tuesday introduced a Bill in Lok Sabha to include...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister 2 days ago

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Black money not a regional issue, but a national one: TMC 2 days ago

    The Trinamool Congress raised the issue of black money in Parliament. TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay said, "Black money is not a regional issue. It's a national issue which is why it was imperative for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be part of this debate." ...
  • Congress on front foot on issue of black money: Shashi Tharoor 2 days ago

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that the party was on front foot over the issue of black money. Tharoor said, "We want the government to fulfil poll promise and bring back black money. When it comes to real action, the government has not done enough." ...
  • Live: Not satisfied with FM Jaitley's reply on black money, Congress, SP walk out from Rajya Sabha 3 days ago

    A day after the opposition stalled the proceedings of Parliament on the first working day of the winter session over the issue of black money, it will be taken up for discussion in both the Houses on Wednesday. The opposition alleged that the Narendra Modi government has done nothing on...
  • Opposition parties corner government on black money issue in Parliament, to be discussed today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after the opposition stalled the proceedings of Parliament on the first working day of the winter session over the issue of black money, it will be taken up for discussion in both the Houses on Wednesday. The Trinamool Congress upped the ante on the black money and...
  • BJP MP Chandan Mitra confident of passing bills listed for winter session 3 days ago

    Despite the ruckus, BJP MP Chandan Mitra, who is the head of the Select Committee on insurance, said that he was confident of passing bills listed for the winter session. Mitra said, "I am confident of finishing the work by the stipulated time. The demands of TMC leaders of not...
  • Modi government used black money issue to come to power: Mulayam 3 days ago

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav also joined the Trinamool Congress on the issue of black money. He hit out at the Modi government saying, "The BJP government conspired to come to power using black money issue. It has not taken any action on the issue even after six months...
  • Government ready for discussion on black money issue: Venkaiah Naidu 3 days ago

    Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu said that the government was ready to discuss black money issue after it was cornered by the opposition in the House over the issue. Naidu said, "Just learnt opposition wants to discuss black money issue. We are ready for discussion. The government...
  • TMC questions Modi government on black money issue 3 days ago

    The Trinamool Congress took on the Narendra Modi government on the issue of black money and was protesting outside Parliament holding black umbrellas. TMC MP Saugata Roy said, "PM Modi promised that black money will be brought back and every citizen will get Rs 15 lakh, where is that money....
  • Congress will back opposition parties on black money issue: Ashwini Kumar 3 days ago

    The Congress has also joined hands with opposition parties to take on the Narendra Modi over the issue of black money. Senior party leader Ashwini Kumar said, "We are with the opposition parties on the issue of black money. His government has done nothing in the last six months." ...
  • Opposition targets Centre on black money, TMC MPs with black umbrellas protest outside Parliament 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is all set to be cornered in Parliament as opposition parties have joined hands to take on the government on the issue of black money. The Centre which was hoping of a productive session witnessed protests on the first working day of the winter...
  • Live: Congress running away from debate on black money, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 4 days ago

    The winter session of Parliament will have its first working day on Tuesday as it was adjourned on Monday post obituary references. The Narendra Modi government which is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills is all set to face opposition over the Insurance Bill. After Trinamool Congress, BJP's...
  • Winter session's 1st working day today, Centre to face opposition on Insurance Bill in Parliament 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The winter session of Parliament will have its first working day on Tuesday as it was adjourned on Monday post obituary references. The Narendra Modi government which is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills is all set to face opposition over the Insurance Bill. After Trinamool Congress,...
  • 'No blank cheque' for support to government on GST, Insurance Bills: Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Keeping the government on tenterhooks on key reform measures like the Insurance Bill and GST, Congress on Tuesday said that there is "no blank cheque" on its support on these in Parliament as the "devil lies in the details". Although he described the proposed Goods and Services Tax...
  • Shiv Sena puts forward conditions on support to FDI in Insurance Bill 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After announcing its support to the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, Shiv Sena has put forward conditions on its support for the passage of FDI in Insurance Bill. The party has said that it will oppose the Insurance Bill if amendments to help employees and farmers are not...
  • Parliament adjourned after condoling death of Murli Deora 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Parliament was adjourned on Monday after condoling the death of three sitting members, including former Union minister Murli Deora. As soon as Rajya Sabha met for the day, Chairman Hamid Ansari mentioned the death of Deora in Mumbai today at the age of 77. ...
  • Parliament adjourned for the day after sitting MP Murli Deora's obit reference: As it happened 5 days ago

    The winter session of Parliament has begun on Monday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was confident that opposition will play a positive role. The government is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session. ...
  • Confident that opposition will play a positive role in Parliament: PM Modi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the first day of the winter session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hopeful of a productive, fruitful session as his government is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session, including foreign direct investment hike in insurance. Addressing the media, Modi exuded...
  • Parliament to witness stormy winter session, Modi government aims to take up 37 bills 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As the winter session of Parliament begins on Monday, it is expected to be a stormy one. The government aims to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session, including Foreign Direct Investment hike in insurance. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has already...
  • Winter session to begin today, Insurance Bill, GST Act high on agenda 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The winter session of Parliament is scheduled to begin on Monday. The government will be keen on getting parliamentary approval for the recent ordinances that were promulgated, especially the coal mines special provisions ordinance. The new law will set in motion the process of auctioning coal blocks in line...
  • Opposition parties likely to unite against Centre on passage of FDI in Insurance Bill 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The BJP-led NDA government is likely to have a tough time getting the FDI in Insurance Bill passed in Parliament in the upcoming Winter Session. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has already announced that it would hold demonstrations against raising FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent. After...
  • Cartoon of the day: Mamata's TMC heads to Parliament with 'scam tainted' MPs 5 days ago

    Mamata Banerjee is having a hard time defending her Trinamool Congress leaders who are under CBI scanner in connection with the Saradha scam. Her party skipped the all-party meet called ahead of Winter Session. It is to be seen what role the party plays in getting key bills passed in...
  • Trinamool Congress ups the ante, decides to skip another all-party meet called by Venkaiah Naidu 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before the winter session of Parliament, the Trinamool Congress has upped the ante as it has decided to skip the all-party meet called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. The TMC will skip another all-party meeting called by MoS Personnel on the UPSC language...
  • Air India expresses inability to seat upgrade, more free baggage for MPs 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Cash-strapped Air India has expressed inability to upgrade seats of MPs to business class or carry their extra baggage for free, especially in flights which have all upper class seats booked by paid passengers. Noting that it gets a large number of requests from MPs regarding upgrades, the national...