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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday morning bringing an end to the Budget session — half of which was completely washed out in disruptions. As the House met, AIADMK MPs protested near the Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s podium demanding the setting up of the Cauvery Management board. Mahajan asked the MPs to […]

No-confidence motion: Lok Sabha disrupted, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi: The logjam in Parliament continued on Monday as the TDP and YSR Congress raised the pitch for taking up their no-confidence notices against the Modi government amid a ruckus in the Lok Sabha leading to disruption of the House. The Lok Sabha was adjourned for an hour till noon while the Rajya Sabha […]

No-confidence motion not taken up in Lok Sabha, House adjourned

New Delhi: Amid protests and disruptions, the TDP and the YSR Congress on Friday tried to move a no-confidence motion against the government in the Lok Sabha but it could not be taken up amid sloganeering. Thota Narasimham of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Y.V. Subba Reddy of YSR Congress had submitted notices of […]

Parliament house in New Delhi on July 24th 2015. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia.
LS passes two bills amid din, House adjourned for the day

New Delhi: Two bills were passed amid din in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, as members from different parties crowded near the Speaker’s podium, showing placards and raising slogans over different issues. Minister of State for Labour, Santosh Kumar Gangwar moved The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which was passed through voice vote in […]

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid protests against PNB bank fraud

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned on Monday as soon as they met for the second part of the budget session of Parliament amid opposition protests over the Punjab National Bank fraud and special status to Andhra Pradesh. The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon after Trinamool Congress and Left […]

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after paying tributes to Hukum Singh, BJP MP from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, who died on Saturday. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan read the condolence message for Hukum Singh, after which she adjourned the House for the day as a mark of respect. Earlier, two […]

Nagaland MP Rio quits NPF for NDPP

Dimapur: Nagaland’s lone Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) and joined the newly floated Nagaland Democratic People’s Party (NDPP) ahead of the state assembly elections. The three-time former Chief Minister submitted his resignation letter to NPF supremo Shurhozelie Lieziestsu but did not […]

Triple talaq bill pushed to budget session, ordinance unlikely

New Delhi: With the Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on Friday, the controversial triple talaq bill was pushed to the budget session that begins on January 29. Government sources ruled out any possibility of an ordinance on the bill, stuck in the Rajya Sabha. The bill, already cleared by the Lok Sabha, could not be […]

Congress, BJP spar in LS over Maharashtra violence
Congress, BJP spar in LS over Maharashtra violence

New Delhi:The Congress and the BJP clashed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over the Maharashtra violence which left a young man dead. Congress leaders blamed the state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the unrest while the BJP accused the Congress of politicising the issue and “dividing the masses”. Before the issue was raised, […]

FinMin requested to bring ATF under GST: Sinha

New Delhi: Civil Aviation Ministry has proposed to include jet fuel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, Parliament was informed on Thursday. “This ministry has requested Ministry of Finance to include ATF in the ambit of GST regime with full input tax credit at the earliest possible,” Minister of State of […]

Naidu releases Lok Sabha 2018 calendar

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday released the Lok Sabha calendar 2018 which is based on the theme of inscriptions in parliament. Naidu said the theme of the calendar is unique and motivating and the sublime messages in the inscriptions were pearls of wisdom and part of the country’s philosophical traditions. He […]

Lok Sabha passes Bill that criminalises triple talaq

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that criminalises instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim husbands after the government rejected an overwhelming demand from the Opposition to refer the legislation to a Parliamentary standing committee for detailed consideration. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 was […]

  • Tuesday, 06 Jul 2021
  • Bill
Bill on triple talaq introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A bill criminalising triple talaq was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday amid protests from opposition parties who objected to its introduction. Members from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), Biju Janata Dal, and some other parties spoke against the introduction of The […]

Lok Sabha passes amendment bill on GST cess

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed an amendment bill that seeks to replace an ordinance in which tax rates on motor vehicles was hiked to a maximum of 25 per cent under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The House took up for discussion the GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill, 2017 […]

Parliament's winter session: LS adjourned till Monday, RS adjourned till 2.30 p.m

New Delhi: The winter session of parliament began on Friday after obituary references the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day till Monday. Soon after the house met, newly elected member Sunil Jakhar took the oath of office. Jakhar is the son of former Speaker Balram Jakhar. He won the by-poll from the Gurdaspur Lok […]

Bill on backward classes commission to be reintroduced

New Delhi: The bill to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) will be reintroduced in the Lok Sabha during the winter session, sources said on Thursday. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in the Monsoon Session but the Rajya Sabha made certain amendments to it. With the two […]

Sonia asks Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill
Sonia asks Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urgently pass the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha where the BJP has a majority. In a letter to Modi, Gandhi said: “You may recall that the Rajya Sabha had passed the Women’s Reservation Bill on March 9, 2010. Since then, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 Jul 2021
  • BJP
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

New Delhi: The monsoon session of the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday. The Speaker said the House worked for 71 hours and passed 14 Bills.

Govt to enhance human milk bank facility: Nadda
Govt to enhance human milk bank facility: Nadda

New Delhi: The government proposes to enhance the human milk bank facility which was recently launched in a city hospital, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Responding to a supplementary question on whether more such banks will be set up, Health minister J P Nadda said plans are to “enhance” the facility. The bank at […]

Six Congress MPs suspended for unruly conduct
Six Congress MPs suspended for unruly conduct

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended six Congress MPs for five consecutive sittings for improper conduct after they tore up papers and threw them towards her podium. The six MPs – Gaurav Gogoi, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Ranjit Ranjan, Sushmita Dev, M.K. Raghavan and K. Suresh — would have to remain out […]