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Both houses of Parliament prorogued

Both houses of Parliament were prorogued on Friday, almost a month after being adjourned sine die, ending the possibility of an extension of the Monsoon session in the face of continued stand-off......

Parliament pays rich tributes to India's 'true son' Abdul Kalam

The Tricolour at Parliament House flies half-mast to mourn former President APJ Abdul Kalam's demise, at Parliament in New Delhi. Photograph: Subhav Shukla/PTI Photo Parliament on Tuesday hailed A......

'Country can't wait if one House of Parliament does not work'

With the government pushing key reform measures like insurance and coal block allocation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country cannot wait even if one of the Houses of Parliament "waits......

UPSC exam row creates turmoil in Parliament

The Union Public Service Commission exam row generated heat in both Houses of Parliament with a member tearing a paper and throwing it towards the Speaker in Lok Sabha and almost the entire......

Modi is BJP parliamentary party leader in both Houses

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the new leader of the reconstituted BJP Parliamentary Party in both Houses of Parliament. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be the deputy leader of the party in the......

Govt fine-tunes strategies for smooth passage of mines and coal Bills

If the Mines and Minerals Bill gets the green flag from the Upper House on Thursday, it can be taken up by the Lok Sabha on Friday With the two select committees, set up to study the Mines and......

Extra increment to staff: LS, RS differ

The two Houses of Parliament have taken diametrically opposite positions on the controversial grant of additional increments to their 4,000-odd staff in the face of objections from finance minister......

After steep rate cuts, RBI hands over baton to Delhi

When the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut interest rates by much more than expected this week, government officials hailed it as a victory after months of imploring Governor Raghuram Rajan for......

Govt drops plan to recall parliament to pass GST

India's government has given up plans to reconvene a parliament session to secure approval for a common goods and services tax because of lack of political support, the finance minister said on......

Despite an expected delay, FM keen to roll out GST by April 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it was important to stay on the path of reform and build momentum to achieve higher economic growth. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday he still......
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