PARLIAMENT

  • 32-year-old Canadian attacks Parliament, shot down by forces 13 hours 49 minutes ago

    The suspect in the attack on Canada Parliament that put the country on high alert has been identified as 32-year-old native Michael Zehaf-Bibao. ...
  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months Yesterday

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • Watch: Excerpt from Vivekananda's speech in Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893 September 11, 2014

    Incidentally on 9/11, 121 years ago, Swami Vivekananda had preached universal brotherhood in Parliament of Religions in Chicago. He had made a speech promoting tolerance. His century old speech is relevant even today. ...
  • Should PM & CMs keep criminal netas out of their cabinet? August 27, 2014

    In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking the removal of people with alleged criminal background from becoming ministers at the Centre or states. "We leave it to the wisdom of the Prime Minister whether to appoint people with criminal background or not," the apex...
  • Government cracks the whip on RJs for mimicking MPs: Are we becoming a humourless society? August 14, 2014

    The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. ...
  • TDP vs TMC: Battle for a room in Parliament, another low in parliamentary behaviour? August 12, 2014

    There has been another case of politicians misbehaving in Parliament, but this time not in the Well of the House. A scuffle broke out between Telugu Desam Party and Trinamool Congress MPs in the halls of Parliament on Tuesday after TDP MPs refused to vacate an office allotted to the...
  • Sachin & Rekha noshow in Parliament: Should absentee MPs be removed? August 8, 2014

    The absence of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha in the Rajya Sabha created uproar yet again in the House on Friday by the members of Parliament. Addressing the House over the issue, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said that action can be taken against members only if...
  • Rahul's new avatar in Lok Sabha a well thought strategy by Congress August 6, 2014

    Facing an unprecedented criticism, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi displayed some rare aggression and stormed into the well of the Lower House on the issue of communal violence. But Rahul's new avatar inside Lok Sabha, where he has usually remained silent, is a part of a well thought out strategy....
  • Is political snooping a reality? July 30, 2014

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has played down the snooping controversy and said that no bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's house. However, the Opposition has continued to build pressure in Parliament over the issue. ...
  • Is there a bias against Hindi speakers in civil services exams? July 16, 2014

    After the government urged the Union Public Service Commission to postpone the Civil Services Preliminary Exam, the issue was raised in Parliament on Wednesday. Minister of state for Personnel Jitendra Singh told Lok Sabha that no aspirant will discriminated against on the basis of language. ...
  • News 360: Centre strongly disapproves of Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 15, 2014

    With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the issue disrupted...
  • Does TMC have double standards when it comes to matters of women abuse? July 9, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress protested on Wednesday against the Bharatiya Janata Party over the alleged scuffle that took place in Parliament on Tuesday. CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle asks panel of expert whether the TMC have double standards when it comes to matters of women abuse. ...
  • TMCBJP clash: No comment on Lok Sabha speaker, says Mamata Banerjee July 9, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said, "I have been in the house for many years, I know how it functions. It is nonfunctional most of the time through the year. I don't want to comment on what the speaker had to say. However, I...
  • TMC crossing all lines by disrupting Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu July 9, 2014

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the Trinamool Congress MPs were abusing those who voted for them by disrupting Parliament. "There is a procedure to protest against issue but TMC is crossing all lines by disrupting Parliament," he said. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP government failed to deliver its poll promises: Veerappa Moily July 7, 2014

    Former Union minister Veerappa Moily on Monday said that the main issue is not about letting the house function, but rising inflation. In an interview to CNNIBN, Moily said, "BJP government came to power on promise of tackling inflation, governance and removal of corruption but it has failed to deliver...
  • Lok Sabha Speaker refuses to comment on LoP row July 7, 2014

    Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday said that she will not react on media reports on the Leader of the Opposition issue. "I will speak if someone from Congress comes to me," she said. ...
  • Budget 2014: 'Centre should allocate sufficient budget for infrastructure' July 6, 2014

    From aam admi to corporate India, CNNIBN gets you budget expectations from across the country in the run up to the big day. Binu Jacob, MD & CEO, Experion Technologies talks about his wish list. The government should definitely allocate sufficient budgets for infrastructure. It is not just roads or...
  • Congress is the largest party in Lok Sabha, should be in Opposition: Mallikarjun Kharge July 6, 2014

    Just a day ahead of the Parliament session, Congress hopes to cement its position as the main opposition party. The Congress which has only 44 seats needs 11 more seats to hold the post of the Leader of Opposition. Party leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday said that the law says...
  • Budget 2014: Educom hopes archaic laws that govern private capital investment into education July 2, 2014

    With just days left for the annual Budget to be presented in Parliament, MD of Educomp Shantanu Prakash said that there are several archaic laws that govern private capital investment into education. ...
  • Every MP shouldn't speak to the media, it's the party spokesperson's job: MoS Krishan Pal Gurjar June 28, 2014

    Newly elected BJP MPs are attending a twoday orientation programme in Surajkund, Haryana. According to sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned MPs against loose talk in front of the media. ...
  • Budget Yatra: Watch what farmers want in the new Budget June 23, 2014

    As part of our special series on upcoming annual Budget, CNNIBN visits the villages in Haryana to know farmers' expectations from the new government. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on the empty seats of Parliament June 22, 2014

    Parliament session gets over before it starts. The seats seem to be empty and hardly any work is done. The state of affairs are sad. ...
  • Farmers' expectations from annual Budget June 20, 2014

    CNNIBN's Budget Yatra has reached the grape capital of Maharashta a state that accounts for 80 percent of the country's production. ...
  • Budget 2014: Increase demand and accelerate GDP growth, says Godrej June 19, 2014

    With just days left for the annual Budget to be presented in Parliament, Chairman of the Godrej group Adi Godrej is of the opinion that there is a need to increase demand and accelerate GDP growth. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...
  • Injustice will be done if Congress not given main Opposition status: Rajeev Shukla June 11, 2014

    Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said, "Speaker should show magnanimity and give it (Leader of Opposition) to us otherwise great injustice will be done." ...
  • Watch: BJP MP Devjibhai dances outside Parliament June 5, 2014

    Surendranagar BJP MP Devjibhai Fatehpura danced outside Parliament on Thursday before being sworn in. MP Manoj Tiwari was also seen singing outside Parliament. ...
  • Watch: In conversation with Parliament's new faces May 23, 2014

    CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey talks to BJP's first time MPs outside the Parliament. Babul Supriyo, Satyapal Singh, Udit Raj, Manoj Tiwari, VD Ram and Heena Gavit talk about their roads ahead. ...