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5 Questions: A discussion without voting is good enough, says A P Jithender Reddy
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

A P Jithender Reddy, TRS, Lok Sabha, speaks to The Indian Express.

In Lok Sabha, an effort to start a barely audible discussion on demonetisation
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan appealed to members to start a discussion and offered to waive all rules but in vain as the Opposition insisted a vote follow the debate.

Discussion on cash scrap listed in Lok Sabha today
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Both the BJD and the TRS are ruling parties in Odisha and Telangana, respectively, but are not permanent camp-followers of either the BJP or Congress and tend to take issue-based positions.

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann not keen to apologise, bailout difficult
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

He reportedly said his party leadership would not let him do so in the form suggested by the nine-member committee headed by BJP member Kirit Somaiya.

Washout, Day 12: Now over Army at Bengal plazas
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said, “I am shocked at what the chief minister of a state has said about the Army."

Keen to punish AAP MP Bhagwant Mann, BJP isolated by rest of panel
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Other members (Trinamool Congress, Shiv Sena, BJD, AIADMK) felt AAP MP Bhagwant Mann had already been punished enough.

Rajnath offers intervention by PM Modi, Opposition disrupts House
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Speaking after question hour, Rajnath said: “Madam, the decision which our government has taken is historic, bold and pro-poor."

Samajwadi Party’s Akshay Yadav tears and hurls papers towards Speaker
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan first adjourned the House till noon, and later warned Akshay Yadav over his conduct.

Keep Rs 5 cr cash ready to pay our staff: LS, RS Secretariats to bank
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

The SBI branch manager has sought the Reserve Bank of India’s guidance.

Opposition wants PM Modi to reply, Govt hopes to buy time for cash crunch to ease
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Both Houses adjourned, Prime Minister likely to speak next week.

Bhagwant Mann’s Parliament video: Panel may speak to 2 Meghalaya MPs
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had set up the nine-member committee on July 25 to look into the issue.

Lalu’s Mulayam bond raises question marks on Bihar alliance
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

The development comes even as Lalu’s Grand Alliance partner in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, has begun an independent election campaign in UP. for his party, the Janata Dal (United).

JD(U) leaders give RJD a lesson on coalition dharma
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Want Lalu to act against Raghuvansh for comments on Nitish

All-party team in Kashmir valley: Opposition wants Hurriyat in talks, Centre won’t commit
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

Sources said the Centre was non-committal on the suggestion for taking Hurriyat on board.

Punjab polls: JD-U to join hands with United Akali Dal
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

Though keen on expanding his political reach ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Nitish wants to tread cautiously as he has to contend with the political agenda of a Sikh-centric party.

Parliament’s Monsoon session, summarised
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Separately, the Lok Sabha count of the bills passed during the session was 15 and the Rajya Sabha, 14.

GST the highlight as a ‘glorious session’ ends
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Lok Sabha passed 15 Bills, Rajya Sabha 14 in session with 20 sittings over 26 days — 110.84% allotted time used by LS, 99.54% by RS

How Mulayam held his family flock together in Lok Sabha
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

Mulayam was still speaking when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called the name of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury of the Congress. His mike switched off, his voice drowned by Adhir's, Mulayam had no option but to sit down.

5 Questions: I favour a five per cent weightage for those applicants who have passed Class XII from a Delhi school, says Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, BJP, Ls, tells The Indian Express that Delhi University needs a West campus.

Lok Sabha will take up assaults on Dalits today
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

The Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha has also decided to schedule a debate on the flood situation in the country for Friday.

5 questions: Congress MP talks about death of 4 at police recruitment drive in Haryana
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Deepender Hooda, Congress MP, Rohtak, talks about the death of four applicants in a police recruitment drive at Kurukshetra

Sushma Swaraj: Saudi king steps in to resolve Indians’ crisis
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Sushma said Indian workers could file claims of unpaid salaries with the Labour Office of Saudi Arabia.

CPM questions Kolkata Metro delay, TMC answers for Centre
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

It was Suresh Prabhu who finally answered the question that was originally meant for Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.

Arvind Kejriwal’s mobile: What panel asked Bhagwant Mann, what he replied
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Sources said Lekhi asked Mann if security personnel hadn’t told him not to film the process of draw of lots for identifying which questions asked by members were to be listed in the business of the House.

Team probing Bhagwant Mann seeks time for report
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Sources said while the panel has addressed the first issue, it has not touched upon the second one at all.

Bhagwant Mann gets two days to make changes to letter
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Committee chairman, Kirit Somaiya, had earlier rejected Mann's request to bring along a lawyer to assist him while he deposed before the panel.

Bhagwant Mann Parliament video: Speaker sets up panel on ‘security implications’
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The committee has decided to give Mann three days to respond, which the AAP MP has demanded in writing from Lok Sabha secretary general.

GST Bill likely next week as government gets off to good start in Monsoon Session
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

GST Bill: If all goes well for rest of the Monsoon Session, the Bill may come up in the Rajya Sabha next week.

Monsoon session: Okay to 4 Bills, govt takes heart, lines up 4 more
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The Lok Sabha passed The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016, after long discussions lasting over five hours on Tuesday.

PM Narendra Modi: Thank all for stand on Kashmir, now need to pass GST Bill
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

GST BIll: Haven’t decided to stop Bill, will support on merit: Cong’s Ghulam Nabi Azad

BJP calls on Congress to set GST ball rolling, next meeting soon
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

There was no breakthrough, but both sides said they would meet again, possibly on Tuesday, to take the talks forward.

Rajya Sabha MPs asked to submit ‘pecuniary interests’ info
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

The pecuniary interests have been identified as: a remunerative directorship, a regular remunerative activity, a shareholding of a company of controlling nature, a paid consultancy and a professional engagement.

Stage set for Rajya Sabha polls, Mayawati set to propel Congress forward
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Bahujan Samaj Party support is going to make it easy for Congress nominees in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Mayawati could propel Congress forward in UP Rajya Sabha election
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

BSP support to make it easy for Cong nominees in UP, MP and Uttarakhand

Money power came into play in 2002: JD(S) secretary general Danish Ali
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

JD(S) secretary general Danish Ali Friday said money first came into play during Rajya Sabha elections in the state in 2002. He said this a day after two TV channels aired a sting operation that purportedly showed Karnataka MLAs demanding money for supporting candidates in the Rajya Sabha elections. “The element of money power got […]

Nitish Kumar to renominate Sharad Yadav, Ramchandra Prasad Singh for Rajya Sabha polls
Thu, May 26, 2016

Five of the 16 Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar are scheduled to be filled afresh.