Parliament

  • Need a strong voice to represent us in Parliament: Nagaland voters 09-04-2014 04:36 PM

    Voting is being held for one seat in Nagaland. Some voters CNN-IBN spoke to said they were voting for change. ...
  • Watch: MPs preparation before attending Parliament session in TWTW 23-02-2014 11:57 AM

    In this episode, Cyrus Broacha takes on Parliament disruptions. The 15th Lok Sabha is the least productive in the history of India. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on the 15th Lok Sabha 23-02-2014 11:10 AM

    In this episode, Cyrus Broacha takes on Parliament. The 15th Lok Sabha is the least productive in the history of India. ...
  • BJP, Congress engage in war of words over anti-corruption Bills 22-02-2014 10:30 PM

    Questioning Rahul Gandhi's stand on corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley said that the Congress Vice President never commented on scams which shook the conscience of India. He was hitting out at Rahul's remark that the Opposition does not want to pass anti-corruption Bills. ...
  • 15th Lok Sabha the least productive in the history of India: Data 21-02-2014 10:44 PM

    For every day that Parliament does not function, approximately Rs 9 crore of the taxpayers' money is wasted. ...
  • Last day of Parliament: Has the 15th Lok Sabha been the worst performing? 21-02-2014 10:14 PM

    The 15th Lok Sabha which sat between 2009 and 2014 was marred by several disruptions and controversies, but as the last session of Parliament ended today ahead of the 2014 general elections, leaders across the political divide spoke in even tones. ...
  • Watch: How India's legislators have shamed Parliament 21-02-2014 09:53 PM

    India's lawmakers are more often than not caught tearing up papers or shouting in the Well of Parliament or manhandling colleagues when they don't agree with something. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Rajmohan joins AAP 21-02-2014 09:42 PM

    Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Rajmohan has joined the Aam Aadmi Party. He accused the Congress of forgetting the common man and only working for VIPs. ...
  • Wish this Parliament session was peaceful, orderly: PM's wife 21-02-2014 02:19 PM

    Parliament has hardly functioned this session. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gurusharan Kaur said, "I wish it was more orderly, peaceful and more conducive." ...
  • Telangana Bill passed: Cheers for some, jolt for others 20-02-2014 09:45 PM

    India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a day-long debate in Parliament and a decades-long struggle for it. After prolonged debate and continued disruptions, the Upper House adopted the Bill through a voice vote. ...
  • Sonia responsible for chaos in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu 19-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Speaking exclusively to IBN18 Editor in Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that he preferred an "amicable solution" for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • The Last Word: Fair to criticise Lok Sabha Speaker over Telangana chaos? 19-02-2014 09:02 PM

    The Telangana Bill was on Tuesday passed in the Lok Sabha after dramatic scenes with the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands to ensure its passage. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs protested...
  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? 18-02-2014 09:57 PM

    The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) was on Tuesday bulldozed through the Lok Sabha amidst dramatic scenes. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs demanding united Andhra protested in Parliament. ...
  • Will Telangana protests disrupt Chidambaram's Budget speech? 17-02-2014 10:38 AM

    Telangana protests have been rocking the Parliament ever since the second phase of Winter Session began. It needs to be seen if the Finance Minister's Budget speech would be disrupted over Telangana on Monday. ...
  • Devil's Advocate: Telangana Bill should not be pushed in a cacophony, says Jairam Ramesh 16-02-2014 09:00 PM

    In the wake of the unruly scenes witnessed in the Parliament, the Telangana tangle continues to haunt the Congress. Union Minister and Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh Jairam Ramesh has said that the government should refrain from rushing through the Telangana Bill in Parliament. He was speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan...
  • Let the opposition parties act as per their wisdom: Jagan on Telangana 14-02-2014 01:38 PM

    Emerging from the meeting with BJP President Rajnath Singh, YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy said, "I hope that wisdom will dawn upon the opposition parties and all of them would come together for justice." ...
  • MPs turn Parliament into battlefield, Sorabjee calls for strict action 14-02-2014 10:47 AM

    Another disgrace for India's democracy as Parliament turned into battleground but it is not the first time that such a scene has been witnessed. Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee calling for strict punishment. The incident took place during the tabling of the Telangana Bill. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: MPs come out coughing as Rajagopal uses pepper spray in LS 13-02-2014 01:56 PM

    There were ugly scenes in the Lok Sabha as expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal used pepper spray inside the Lok Sabha. MPs as well as the Speaker came out of the premises coughing as the pepper spray caused irritation. ...
  • Wait and watch what we do if Telangana Bill is tabled: Rajagopal 13-02-2014 11:45 AM

    Expelled Congress MP Lagdapati Rajagopal has threatened to not let the Congress succeed in introducing the Telangana Bill. "The government won't succeed in introducing the Bill. It's a minority government which has failed to listen to its own ministers. If they do, we will do anything at that time. Wait...
  • The Last Word: Is decision to create Telangana an avoidable mistake? 11-02-2014 08:59 PM

    As Parliament continues to get disrupted over Telangana, the Congress has now expelled six Seemandhra MPs for protesting against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks the panel whether the decision to create Telangana an avoidable mistake or not. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-02-2014 10:17 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: PMO under scanner for appointment of CBI Additional Director 10-02-2014 08:37 PM

    A case which can be very embarrassing for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has come out in the public. The PMO has allegedly violated the procedures to appoint an additional director of its choice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). As per rules the additional director's name must be...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha enacts Meira Kumar's 'baith jaiye' in TWTW 09-02-2014 11:50 AM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a jibe at Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar's for her 'baith jaiye (sit down)' 'chant', which she is often seen saying in Parliament. ...
  • Telangana 'is a promise': Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde 07-02-2014 11:35 AM

    The Cabinet is likely to take the draft Telangana Bill up for discussion today. On agenda is giving Union Territory status to Hyderabad. ...
  • Has Congress scored its biggest self-goal by trying to divide Andhra? 05-02-2014 10:03 PM

    The battle over Telangana has reached New Delhi. There were heated protests at the Andhra Bhawan on Wednesday with pro-Telangana and anti-Telangana groups lashing out at each other. Inside Parliament as well, Congress MPs from Seemandhra stalled proceedings. Adding to the pressure, some MPs also moved a no confidence motion....
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Extended winter session begins, 39 bills at stake 05-02-2014 07:40 PM

    The second half of Parliament's Winter Session began on Wednesday amidst the Telangana tangle. At stake are 39 bills and the reputation of the 15th Lok Sabha which is already going down in the records as one of the worst performing in the Indian history. ...
  • Watch: Protests in Rajya Sabha as Sibal mentions 2002 riots during debate 05-02-2014 03:34 PM

    The Congress was attacked on all fronts on Wednesday as Parliament reconvened for the Winter Session. The death of the Arunachal Pradesh student, the Telangana Bill, the multi-million chopper deal and the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill were all used by the Opposition to launch scathing attacks on the government....
  • Venkaiah Naidu gets into war of words with Rajya Sabha Speaker 05-02-2014 12:48 PM

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said in Rajya Sabha that it was the government's duty to ensure that the House functioned smoothly. ...