Special Session

  • Sensex edges up in thin trade during special session 22-03-2014 01:00 PM

    Mumbai: In a range-bound trading, the BSE benchmark Sensex ended a shade higher by 1.57 points in the special 90-minute trading on Saturday as funds refrained from making any major commitments in the absence of global cues. The 30-share index, which has gained a moderate 13.66 points in the previous...
  • Cabinet likely to discuss Food Security ordinance today 03-07-2013 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is expected to take up the proposed Food Security ordinance on Wednesday. According to sources, the Cabinet may either consider clearing the ordinance or calling a special session of Parliament to pass the National Food Security Bill, which is held up in Parliament. Facing criticism from...
  • Naxal attack: Cong to boycott all-party meet called by Chhattisgarh CM 29-05-2013 01:47 PM

    Bastar: The Naxal attack in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday wiped out the top leadership of the Congress in the state. The party has decided to boycott the all-party meet called by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday. A special session of the Chhattisgarh Assembly has also...
  • Cong for special Parliament session if there is unanimity 18-05-2013 11:22 PM

    New Delhi: Holding the opposition's "disruptionary tactics" responsible for not allowing passage of the Food Security and Land Acquisition Bills in Parliament's Budget Session, the Congress on Saturday expressed its willingness for a special session if the other parties were agreed. Congress spokesperson PC Chacko also said that the party...
  • Govt mulling Special Parl Session to pass crucial bills 14-05-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: With the crucial Food Security Bill and Land Acquisition Bill still pending, sources say the government is mulling a Special Session of Parliament to get the bills passed. Reports also say the government is looking at the option of introducing an ordinance instead too. But the government had...