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19 MPs of AIADMK, TDP suspended from Lok Sabha for 4 days

The AIADMK has 37 members in the House. The Winter Session will conclude on January 8.

03 Jan 2019 12:55 PM

LS passes Bill to empower transgender community

The bill seeks to empower the transgender community by providing them a separate identity and prohibit discrimination against them.

18 Dec 2018 1:03 AM

Utilise Parl for public interest rather than individual: PM to lawmakers

The session will have 20 sittings spread over a period of 29 days, is expected to be used by Opposition parties for raising several issues.

11 Dec 2018 11:08 AM

BJD to push for special status

The decisions were taken at the parliamentary party meeting chaired by the chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik.

09 Dec 2018 11:54 PM

Centre calls all-party meet ahead of winter session of Parl tomorrow

The session was delayed this year due to the assembly elections in five states.

09 Dec 2018 9:58 AM


'Will meet probe team after winter session': TDP leader accused of fraud

ED said it had seized 6 high-end cars reportedly belonging to Chowdary, and summoned him for questioning next week.

26 Nov 2018 8:36 AM

Extend Winter Session, says Opposition

Both Houses of the legislature were adjourned after paying tribute to deceased leaders.

20 Nov 2018 12:56 AM

Winter Session set to begin on December 11, to end January 8

The Opposition, led by the Congress, is hoping to corner the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal.

15 Nov 2018 2:42 AM

Parliament Session likely to be short due to poll results

Rajasthan and Telangana will have assembly elections on December 7 while results for all the five states will come out on December 11, 2018.

11 Nov 2018 12:40 AM

No respect for parliamentary system in India

The parliamentary system places enormous power in the hands of the government.

31 Dec 2017 1:31 AM


RS Chairman Naidu reminds ministers not to use ‘beg’ in House

Naidu on the opening day of the winter session advised the ministers and members to not use 'I beg to lay' the papers in the House.

29 Dec 2017 1:59 PM

Congress, BJP end impasse in Rajya Sabha

Rahul Gandhi takes another jibe at PM Modi.

28 Dec 2017 3:09 AM

Governance failing as Houses dysfunctional

Democracy is a system of government by compromises and accommodation.

21 Dec 2017 1:32 AM

Congress prods for PM's apology to Manmohan, stalls House 2nd time

Rajya Sabha saw two adjournments during the pre-lunch period, till the Chair finally called it a day a little after 2 pm.

20 Dec 2017 5:37 PM

In LS, Cong demands PM’s apology for Pak remark; Govt condemns behaviour

Members of the opposition party trooped into the Well during the Question Hour after Speaker disallowed their demand to raise the issue.

19 Dec 2017 2:26 PM


Naveen Patnaik uses Mahanadi dispute to sting BJP

BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has instructed all his 20 Lok Sabha and eight Rajya Sabha members to raise the Mahanadi issue in Parliament.

18 Dec 2017 2:00 AM

Delay in session shows why poll reforms vital

Parliamentary sessions will be inevitably delayed unless reforms in both the electoral schedule and the Lok Sabha are implemented.

18 Dec 2017 1:46 AM

Rise above petty politics

It is important that both, the ruling party and the Opposition, don’t lose sight of the national priorities.

17 Dec 2017 12:02 AM

Venkaiah Naidu livens up Rajya Sabha on debut day

Naidu suggested that no member should use the word “I beg to” while laying papers on the table.

16 Dec 2017 3:43 AM

Winter Session begins on stormy note over Pak barb

The Opposition members stormed into the well of the House demanding an apology from the Prime Minister over his remarks.

16 Dec 2017 3:25 AM