February 9, 2018 5:17:00 am

As Jaitley stood up to deliver his reply to the discussion on the Budget, TDP members stood in front of him, urging him to start with Andhra, and mentioning the bandh in the state.

February 9, 2018 9:43:07 am

Union minister Kiren Rijiju, tweeted a video clip form the serial Ramayan, which Modi had referenced during his speech. Chowdhury said she will move a breach-of-privilege notice against Rijiju.

February 9, 2018 9:44:43 am

Tears into Budget in Rajya Sabha; says MSP, promised jobs, health insurance are jumlas.

Rahul Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi on Bihar, Rahul Gandhi on Muzaffarpur jhit-and-run, Nitish Kumar, alcohol ban in Bihar, Bihar hit-an-run case, Indian Express news
February 9, 2018 2:00:59 am

“Rafale maamle main kuch na kuch gadbadi to hui hain. We had asked three questions to the Prime Minister but there is no answer,” said Rahul Gandhi.

February 9, 2018 1:47:09 am

Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi termed the Budget “jumla” (rhetoric) and alleged the government had failed to resolve the problems of farmers or provide better health services, education and infrastructure.

February 9, 2018 1:39:49 am

Yadav also targeted Chidambaram by waving a newspaper report on an Enforcement Directorate raid on his house.

February 8, 2018 7:51:03 am

In back-to-back speeches, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined that the “New India” initiatives of his government were qualitatively different from the ones of “Old India” championed by the Congress.

Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad is likely to meet leaders of the Opposition parties to discuss the matter. (File)
February 8, 2018 7:43:26 am

Azad made the remark after Trinamool leader Derek O’Brien alleged that RSTV transmission was disrupted for the first few minutes of his speech.

Tathagata Satpathy, BJD MP, Aadhaar, Right to privacy, India news, Indian Express news
February 8, 2018 1:43:16 am

"My concerns are that privacy is going to be a major issue in future... The Supreme Court judgment is an indication. We are damaging our own future through Aadhaar," says BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy.

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February 8, 2018 6:27:49 am

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said the Prime Minister has delivered a “visionless election speech to divert the nation’s attention from unemployment, agrarian distress and tension at the border”.

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February 8, 2018 6:25:44 am

PM Modi said the Congress will never be able to accept that people like him are occupying such a position. “We can understand your pain. But don’t do anything which harms the country,” he added.

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February 6, 2018 6:17:00 am

Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha member Javed Ali Khan talks to The Indian Express on their protests against UP encounters.

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February 6, 2018 5:56:36 am

Among the 324 amendments, there are many on which opposition parties can find common ground.

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January 6, 2018 2:26:08 am

The first part of the session will be from January 29 to February 9. After nearly a month-long recess, Parliament will resume the session from March 5. The session would conclude on April 6.

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January 6, 2018 7:29:40 am

"What could be the advantage of our leaders speaking in Hindi at the UN? It may help them reach to the TV audience (but) not to any delegate there. It is (also) an expensive effort. What are we gaining?"

January 6, 2018 2:18:53 am

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called Singh a “philosopher king” that Aristotle had spoken of. Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said Singh is unique in the sense that he has been both — a raja and a mantri.

Rajya Sabha, Motion of thanks, President's speech, Opposition suggests ammendment, India news, Indian express news
January 6, 2018 2:07:19 am

Azad said the overwhelming majority of the parties in the Rajya Sabha wanted the triple talaq Bill to the referred to the Select Committee while the government was in an “absolute minority.”

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January 6, 2018 2:07:12 am

In 13 sittings in 22 days, Lok Sabha passed 22 Bills, Rajya Sabha 9, says minister Ananth Kumar.

January 6, 2018 9:21:32 am

While party leadership is ‘disillusioned’ by ‘irresponsible behaviour’ of members, many MPs blame poor floor coordination for fiasco.

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January 5, 2018 5:56:33 am

After Opposition attack, Jaitley defends noteban, GST and recapitalisation

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