PARLIAMENT

  • Opposition parties corner government on black money issue in Parliament, to be discussed today 1 hour 48 minutes 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 17 hours 39 minutes 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 18 hours 45 minutes 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 19 hours 7 minutes 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 19 hours 26 minutes 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 20 hours 57 minutes 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 22 hours 36 minutes 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 23 hours 13 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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...
  • After skipping an all-party meet, TMC to stage a dharna in Parliament opposing FDI in insurance 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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...