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For a change, Parliament does some business

Opposition does not stall legislative agenda; Upper House passes two bills. Kavita Chowdhury and Archis Mohan report. It was a day when Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit......

House panel recommends Mallya's expulsion from RS

Independent member of Parliament and liquor baron Vijay Mallya is all set to face expulsion from Rajya Sabha, with a Parliamentary panel examining the matter related to his alleged loan default of......

All-party meet: No consensus on GST

With logjam in the upper house leaving key bills in the limbo, the all-part meeting called forth by Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari failed to bring a consensus on the passage of the GST......

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......

Bill to reform India's interest rate, monetary policy soon

  India moved closer to changing how interest rates are set and monetary policy conducted as the lower house of parliament on Thursday approved legislation giving the central bank a mandate......

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......

GST: The game changer

Each state will have to pass its own GST law The long-delayed GST Constitution bill was passed by Parliament, on Monday, marking a historic step for tax reforms which Prime Minister Narendra Modi......

9 BJP-ruled states may ratify Bill on GST by end of August

Government strategists are trying to ensure that the requisite 16 of the 31 states ratify the Bill by the end of this month Senior Union ministers have advised to as many as nine Bharatiya Janata......

Pole vault star Isninbayeva to stand for Russian athletics presidency

IMAGE:  Russian pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images. Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will stand in the All-Russian Athletics......

Mary Kom 'excited' ahead of Parliament debut

'I am feeling so nervous. I will be among so many big politicians.''It is a big responsibility and I hope I learn every day and do something for the people in whatever way I can.' IMAGE: Champion......
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