PARLIAMENT

  • Parliament panel calls for DRDO revamp, seeks role for private sector 21 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Worried over the "giant gap" in the availability of arms and ammunition and its implications for India's "combat ratio" with prime adversaries, a parliamentary panel on Monday called for a "complete revamp" and re-orientation of DRDO to allow active participation of the private sector. The Standing Committee on Defence...
  • Rajnath Singh lauds PM Modi for 'Operation Maitri' Yesterday

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday briefed Parliament and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'Operation Maitri'. ...
  • Over 3,700 dead, several injured in Nepal quake but SP MP wants fellow MP's relative to be saved first Yesterday

    New Delhi: As the death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake mounted and thousands of victims are still stranded, Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav sought special treatment for relatives of politicians stuck in the disaster zone. Ram Gopal Yadav said in Rajya Sabha on Monday that special arrangements should be...
  • Live: Should donate one month's salary to the people of Nepal, says Mulayam Singh Yesterday

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to make a statement on Nepal in Lok Sabha on Monday. The long-pending Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), moved in the Lok Sabha amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties, would also be taken up for consideration and passing. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi now on 'rent a cause' phase: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi, saying he is now on a "rent a cause" phase and questioned his "commitment" to politics. "What is the kind of commitment to politics that you suddenly disappear for months together and then you come back...
  • Subramanian Swamy says black money bill would be ineffective 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Coming down heavily on the Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill 2015, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said it will not help in bringing back the black money and can only assist in collecting the "revenue" from those who have been caught out. "This bill is...
  • Rs 1,273 crore Nirbhaya Fund lying unused 3 days ago

    New Delhi: As much as 1,273.31 crore is lying unused under Nirbhaya Fund set up two years back in the wake of the brutal gang-rape of a young girl on December 16, 2012, Parliament was informed on Friday. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka...
  • Live: Congress walks out of Lok Sabha after government moves amendment to allow passage of GST Bill 4 days ago

    The BJP issued a notice to it's members to be present to ensure the constitional amendment is passed with 2/3rd majority. ...
  • Rural distress, farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide force Modi government to delay Land Bill 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has delayed the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill that will make it easier for industry to buy farmland, following anger over rising rural distress and the suicide of a farmer in New Delhi. The death of farmer Gajendra Singh, who hanged himself from a tree...
  • Suitable action to augment security of Parliament Complex: Sumitra Mahajan 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said suitable action will be taken to augment the security of Parliament Complex after a parliamentary panel reported gaps in the security apparatus for the sensitive complex. Holding that security of any institution is a continuous process and there is a need...
  • Uproar in Parliament over farmer's suicide, opposition parties demand action 5 days ago

    The suicide by a farmer during an AAP rally caused an uproar in the both houses of Parliament on Thursday. Forced by the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to give a statement on the issue. ...
  • Live: Nothing more important than a human life, says Modi in Lok Sabha on farmer's suicide 5 days ago

    Farmer suicide issue rocks Parliament, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges that politicians and police were bystanders to the incident. ...
  • Live: Delhi Police chief meets Home Minister, hands over report on farmer suicide at AAP rally 5 days ago

    The issue of Gajendra Singh's suicide at the AAP rally is expected to figure in Parliament on Thursday. Even as Singh's family is trying to come to terms with the tragedy, there is no end to political blame game over the issue. The Aam Aadmi Party is facing flak from...
  • Politics over farmer's suicide at Aam Aadmi Party's rally continues, uproar in Parliament likely 5 days ago

    New Delhi/ Dausa: The body of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at a rally called by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been taken to his home in Dausa, Rajasthan. Even as Singh's family is trying to come to terms with the tragedy, there is no end to political blame...
  • One-fifth of CCTVs in Parliament not working, security gaps found 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Over one-fifth of the CCTV cameras installed in Parliament are not working, a Parliamentary panel said, as it found gaps in the security apparatus to guard the sensitive complex. The committee of three MPs set up to look into the security drill in Parliament...
  • GST Bill in Parliament in couple of days, not all issues resolved: Finance Minister 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Aiming for GST roll out by April 2016, the government will move the Constitution Amendment Bill in Parliament within a couple of days, even as compensation and revenue loss to manufacturing states lacked consensus at a meeting held on Wednesday. "In view of the...
  • Rahul Gandhi goes all out to corner Centre on net neutrality, BJP hits back 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In an all new avatar, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is taking on the Narendra Modi government on a host of issues catering to different classes of people. After wooing farmers and targeting the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government on Land Acquisition Bill, Rahul lent his...
  • Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment motion in Lok Sabha, demands discussion on net neutrality 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In an all new avatar, an aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is set to take on the Narendra Modi government one more burning issue before the country. After wooing farmers and declaring the Land Acquisition Bill as anti-poor, Rahul will lend his support to net neutrality in...
  • Rahul Gandhi takes up issue of net neutrality in Lok Sabha: As it happened 6 days ago

    Lending his support to the massive campaign demanding net neutrality in India, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has demanded a discussion on the issue in the Lok Sabha. He has moved an adjournment motion seeking suspension of question hour so that a debate on the issue can be conducted. ...
  • Panel says major security lapses in Parliament, CCTV cameras not working, no bullet proof jackets for CISF 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major security lapse at one of the country's important buildings, the Parliament Security Ad hoc Committee has red flagged several security concerns. According to the committee's report many CCTV cameras are not working while 12 gates in the high-security complex don't have proper screening. The report says...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi says farmers are being punished by Narendra Modi government 6 days ago

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal leads a protest rally against the new Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Wednesday. AAP workers and supporters will march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament even though Delhi Police has already denied permission to the party to hold the rally....
  • Arvind Kejriwal to lead protest rally against Modi government's Land Bill at Jantar Mantar 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to deflect focus from the rebellion that has hit the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Wednesday lead a protest rally against the Narendra Modi government's Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital. The Delhi Police has already denied...
  • GST Bill, Disclosure of Foreign Income and Assets Bill to be taken up before Land Bill in Parliament 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the opposition parties continue to target the Narendra Modi government over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill outside Parliament, sources said that the Goods and Service Tax Bill, Disclosure of Foreign Income and Assets Bill and the Real Estate Bill will be considered before the controversial bill...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Court to deliver verdict on May 6 in Salman Khan hit-and-run case 6 days ago

    Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a 10-year...
  • Pakistan stood by us when China was isolated on world stage: Xi Jinping 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Islamabad stood by Beijing at a time when it stood isolated on the world stage, said visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his address to a joint session of Pakistan's Parliament on Tuesday. Xi extended best wishes to the "brotherly people of Pakistan" on behalf of the 1.3 billion people...
  • After Rahul's attack, BJP Parliamentary Party to meet to fine tune its strategy 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After coming under fire from the opposition over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party will meet on Tuesday ahead of Parliament session to fine tune its strategy. An aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul's single-handedly took on the Narendra Modi government in the Lok...
  • Sonia hails Rahul's speech on Land Bill as Congress takes on BJP in Lok Sabha 1 week ago

    New Delhi: She was not there to witness first hand her son take on the Narendra Modi government on the controversial Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha but she lauded his effort even as the Bharatiya Janata Party refused to back down and came out in full force to...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Can Rahul's new found aggression make up for his absence? 1 week ago

    Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot wali sarkar'. ...