PARLIAMENT

  • After skipping an all-party meet, TMC to stage a dharna in Parliament opposing FDI in insurance 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: High drama will be witnessed during the winter session of Parliament as Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has said that the party will be staging a dharna opposing Foreign Direct Investment in Insurance in the House. The TMC did not attend the all-party meet called by Lok Sabha Speaker...
  • European Parliament may pass resolution to break up Google 2 hours 43 minutes ago

    The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein in the Internet company's dominance in the search market. European politicians have grown increasingly concerned about Google's and other American companies' command...
  • All-party meet ahead of Parliament's Winter Session 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday held an all-party meeting to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament during the Winter Session beginning Monday. The meeting was followed by dinner which was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Briefing the media after the meeting, Mahajan said 18 parties attended the...
  • Trinamool to oppose bill on FDI in insurace: Mamata 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party would oppose any attempt to pass the Bill in Parliament to raise FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 per cent and will be vocal against the BJP-led government over communal violence. Describing her strategy for the winter session of...
  • Centre aims to pass key bills in Winter Session of Parliament 18 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With the Winter Session of Parliament set to begin on Monday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the Centre aims to pass many essential reform bills including Insurance Bill, Coal Ordinance and Constitutional Amendment Bill. He said that the government is committed to get these bills...
  • Long 'to do' list for Modi as clock ticks on reform Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a long list of pro-growth measures to implement over the next four months, but time may have already run out to breathe enough life into the economy to meet the tough 2014/15 fiscal deficit target without cuts. Modi's election victory in May unleashed a...
  • Though not the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Congress MP Kharge given LoP seat Yesterday

    New Delhi: Though denied the status of the Leader of Opposition, Mallikarjun Kharge has been allotted the seat normally given to LoP in the Lok Sabha next to that of the Deputy Speaker in the Opposition benches. Kharge, who is the leader of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha, will...
  • Government to propose amendments to Land Act, in talks with Congress to push through changes: sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Winter session of Parliament, the Narendra Modi government is reaching out to the Opposition to push through amendments to the the Land Act. Keen to avoid any negative political fallout over changes to the Act, the government is holding talks with the Congress. However, the...
  • Watch: Indian Australians speak about Modi's address in Parliament 5 days ago

    Indian Australians are all praise about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address in the Australian Parliament. ...
  • I think Modi is bigger than Shah Rukh Khan: Australian Parlamentarian 5 days ago

    Reacting to PM Modi's speech at Allphones Arena and inside the Australian Parliament, New South Wales MP Matt Keyne said, "Modi is a rockstar. We just had Shah Rukh Khan in Australia and I think Modi is bigger than Shah Rukh Khan. There's been a tangible air of excitement about...
  • Modi arrives in Melbourne on the final leg of Australia tour 5 days ago

    Melbourne: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Melbourne on Tuesday on the fourth and final leg of his four-city tour of Australia. He arrived in Melbourne after a hectic morning in Canberra, where he held bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott and then addressed the Australian Parliament, the first...
  • India to hold 'Make in India' show in Australia in 2015 5 days ago

    Canberra: India will hold a Make in India show in Australia in 2015, the Prime Minster's Office said on Tuesday after leaders of both the countries met in Canberra to discuss bilateral issues. "India will hold @makeinindia_ show in Australia in 2015," a tweet from the PMO said after Prime Minister...
  • Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan convenes all-party meeting on November 22 5 days ago

    New Delhi: An all party meeting has been convened by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on November 22 to ensure that the month-long winter session beginning next Monday is a smooth affair. Mahajan has called leaders of various parties for discussions over dinner. The winter session of Parliament, which has a huge legislative...
  • Goods and Services Tax bill to be tabled in winter session 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Showing clear intent in reforming India's indirect tax regime within a time frame, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday said the government would bring in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in the upcoming winter session of parliament. The finance minister made the announcement at the Citi Bank Investor...
  • LoP's absence won't invalidate Lokpal, CVC appointments: AG 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The absence of recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and CVC among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said. The Attorney General (AG), in his opinion to Lok Sabha on the issue of LoP, has also...
  • Construction of Delhi Police's new headquarters likely to begin soon 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After much delay, construction of swanky new headquarters for Delhi Police in the heart of the national capital is likely to begin soon as the project has got almost all environmental and height-related clearances. The 18-storey complex, which will come up at Jai Singh Marg behind the Parliament...
  • Substantial legislations in Parliament session: Venkaiah Naidu November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said substantial legislative proposals would be taken up in the coming parliament session and expressed hope that it would be constructive for both ruling and opposition parties. The winter session of parliament is scheduled to be held from November 24-December...
  • PM Modi asks ministers to cut down on tours during Parliament session November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Parliament's winter session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked his Council of Ministers to cut down on unnecessary tours to ensure their maximum presence during the month-long affair. He also asked the ministers to be ready with bills pending in both Houses of Parliament along with...
  • Felt let down when Jaitley didn't repeal retrospective tax amendment: Chidambaram November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram took a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the issue of retrospective tax saying it was because of latter's insistence on amendment that he could not go ahead with his plans. At a book launch in the national capital, Chidambaram said, "I...
  • Congress forms Shadow Cabinet panels after denial of LoP status November 7, 2014

    New Delhi Unfazed by denial of the Leader of the Opposition status in Lok Sabha, Congress has formed several Shadow Cabinet committees along with Twitter handles as part of moves to be an effective opposition. Seven Shadow Cabinet committees have been formed ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament beginning on...
  • Libyan Parliament rejects court ruling on invalidation November 7, 2014

    Tripoli: Libya's internationally recognised parliament has rejected the ruling of a Supreme Court to invalidate it, saying it was elected based on the will of the Libyan people. "The House of representatives rejected the ruling of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court in these circumstances ... and it's still working...
  • Looking forward to meeting leaders during 3-country visit: PM Narendra Modi November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was looking forward to meeting international leaders during the ASEAN, East Asia Summit and G-20 which he will be attending during his visit to three countries--Myanmar, Australia and Fiji from November 11 to 19. Terming his visit to Australia as "special and...
  • Will form a united front of like-minded parties in Parliament to fight against BJP: Nitish Kumar November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the winter session, socialist opposition parties SP, JD-U, RJD and JD-S on Thursday announced a united front in parliament to counter the BJP led government. A luncheon meeting called by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh was attended by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, Janata...
  • Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Mulayam, Lalu, Nitish meet for lunch November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With just a few days left for the commencement of Parliament's Winter Session, some regional parties are trying to put up a united front against the Narendra Modi government which enjoys a clear majority in the Lok Sabha. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh on Thursday hosted a lunch meeting...
  • PM Modi to address Australian parliament on November 18 October 28, 2014

    Canberra: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Australian parliament on November 18 during his visit to the country for G-20 summit. The parliament will be recalled for formal addresses by British Prime Minister David Cameron November 14, Chinese President Xi Jinping November 17, and Modi November 18, the Australian...
  • Winter Session to commence on November 24, government hoping to clear most pending bills October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Winter session of Parliament will start from November 24 and conclude on December 23 during which a heavy legislative agenda is on the cards. There are eight bills pending in Lok Sabha and 59 in Rajya Sabha. The government is hoping to clear most of the pending bills...
  • 401 Lok Sabha members yet to declare assets details October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 400 incumbent Lok Sabha members including Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Lal Krishna Advani and Rajnath Singh have not yet declared their assets and liability details, according to an RTI reply. Lok Sabha Secretariat said in an RTI query said the assets details of 401 members of Lok...
  • Man who attacked Canada's parliament had troubled, transient past October 24, 2014

    Montreal/Vancouver: The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and drug offences. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, a Canadian citizen and convert...
  • Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks October 24, 2014

    Ottawa: Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism as an opinion poll showed a majority of Canadians lacked confidence in their security services' ability to deter homegrown radicals who struck twice in the past week. Investigators said there was no apparent link between the two attackers, who killed a...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...