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Lok Sabha


Union Budget 2017-18: Passing mention about women's schemes

February 01, 2017 6:24 pm

While Jaitley mentioned the central government will commission railways lines of 3,500 kms this year, and even stressed on tiny details like certain trains would be dedicated for religious tourism -- there was no mention on how safety of women in these railways would be improved or looked into

Winter session: Standstill in Parliament can be reflection on where the country is headed

December 16, 2016 8:20 pm

The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we've sent to represent us in Parliament

Lok Sabha Speaker accepts resignation of Amarinder Singh

November 24, 2016 1:43 pm

Singh had announced his resignation in protest against the "injustice" meted out to the people of Punjab following the November 10 Supreme Court verdict on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal water.

Out of My Mind: What is the Rajya Sabha for?

June 05, 2016 12:47 am

The election process to the Rajya Sabha is highly predictable. In most states, parties know how many of their own nominees can be elected.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s new car is a Jaguar worth Rs 48.25 lakh

May 27, 2016 4:53 am

The Lok Sabha Secretariat cited security reasons to purchase the luxury sedan

Lok Sabha ends session, Rajya Sabha to follow today

May 12, 2016 2:55 am

No business left, Lower House adjourned sine die two days early.

Anti-Hijacking Bill Passed: Death penalty clause, Neerja Bhanot dominate debate

May 10, 2016 2:35 am

Piloting the bill, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government was trying to deal with the problem of security of airports through a mix of technology and manpower.

Lok Sabha Speaker asks MPs: ‘Should I hold a class for you?’

May 10, 2016 2:20 am

It all began with the use of an objectionable word by BJP’s Sanjay Jaiswal during Zero Hour on the working of the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Lok Sabha passes Uttarakhand budget amid Congress walkout

May 10, 2016 12:18 am

Congress members walked out of the lower house after their leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that the government could have waited till Tuesday for the trial of strength for the Harish Rawat government.

In Parliament, BJP set to target Robert Vadra on Monday

May 09, 2016 12:47 am

Last week, Somaiya had attacked the Congress leadership in Parliament over the VVIP chopper scam.


PM Modi calls all-party meet to discuss Budget Session

February 16, 2016 4:57 am

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called an all-party meet of the leaders of Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha to discuss upcoming budget session. The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on February 23. The Rail Budget will be presented on February 25 and the Economic survey on February 26. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget for 2016-17 on February 29.

Ahmed Patel disagrees with Sumitra Mahajan's statement over reservation policy

January 24, 2016 5:19 pm

Ahmedabad, Jan 24 (ANI): Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday slammed the statement made by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan against the reservation policy saying that Parliament is the "supreme body" and that there is nothing wrong if discussions are made over there regarding reservation policy.