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Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq
The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the hugely contentious bill that criminalises instant triple talaq and makes it punishable by up to three years imprisonment for the husband, a development hailed......
This Winter Session, it's been all shouting and hardly any work
With only one day left, the Winter session of Parliament is on the verge of a washout as it failed to transact any business again on Thursday due to the standoff between the government and......
8 days on, Parliament stuck on demonetisation
It’s been eight days since the opposition parties have stalled Parliament over the demonetisation issue. Functioning of both the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha was disrupted, leading to their......
If Opposition wants, PM will speak in Parliament: Rajnath
Seeking to break the deadlock, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday told Lok Sabha that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak on demonetisation if the Opposition wanted, but the rival......
Parliament work washed out for 5th day over demonetisation
For the fifth consecutive working day, proceedings in Parliament were washed out on Wednesday as opposition parties continuously created ruckus, persisting with the demand for presence of Prime......
Govt has made RS 'incidental', charges Oppn in Finance Bill debate
The Opposition in the Lok Sabha on Thursday accused the government of running rough shod by opening the doors to "political extortionism" and passing "draconian" provisions in the Finance......
Land bill: Rajya Sabha names 10 members to Joint Committee
Rajya Sabha on Wednesday named 10 members, including Digvijaya Singh of Congress and Trinamool Congress's Derek O'Brien, to the Joint Committee that will look into the controversial Land......
Opposition calls the Budget 'anti-poor, anti-middle class'
Image: Budget fails to provide 'Aacche din' to poor. Photograph: Reuters The Opposition on Saturday slammed as "hollow and plain" BJP's first full-year union budget, saying it......
Govt clinches broad consensus on Land Bill
Government on Thursday clinched a ‘broad consensus’ on the contentious Land Acquisition Bill, paving the way for its consideration and passage in Parliament in the Budget Session which......
Opposition demands probe in alleged rice scam
Opposition in the Lok Sabha on Thursday alleged a 'scam' in the export of non-Basmati rice to some African countries and demanded a probe by either the Joint Parliamentary Committee or Central......
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