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Judicial Accountability: Govt wants fresh bill to probe complaints against judges

Though the bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in March, 2012, it had undergone changes in the Rajya Sabha following protests by the judiciary and jurists who had questioned some of its provisions.

New Delhi: Opposition members protest in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI Photo / TV GRAB  (PTI12_22_2015_000270A)

Time to redefine political engagement: So, stop potshots, let us talk potholes

Has our generation lost the conviction to question what we stand for anymore? Are we wasting precious time on myopic dramas in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha?

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Lok Sabha adjourned briefly as Congress asks Jaitley to quit over DDCA

In the absence of Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, party chief whip Jyotiraditya Scindia rose to speak asking Speaker to consider their notice.

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Pollution control: PM Modi to gift Lok Sabha two battery buses, Delhi to get 15, says Gadkari

This is in line with the Prime Minister’s ‘Make in India’ drive, he said, adding that such vehicles will be commercialised and the patents have been registered.

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This time, outrage is against BJP MP’s expunged remark; Cong, TMC walk out

As Congress members continued protesting, Mahajan adjourned the House for 25 minutes.


Petroleum products should be under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax: Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum products should be included under the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, even as a final decision would be taken when the state governments come on board on it, the petroleum ministry said on Monday. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said a combined 52 per cent tax […]

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Parliament LIVE: Congress wants discussion on Indo-Pak NSA talks

The third week of the Winter session of Parliament is likely to see the NDA government push for passage of key legislation including the GST Bill.

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Lack of quorum leads to Lok Sabha getting adjourned for 30 mins

A thin attendance is a usual phenomenon on Fridays, particularly post lunch when private bills are taken up. Most members tend to leave for their constituencies ahead of the weekend.

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Making a beginning

The most remarkable thing about the intolerance debate is that it happened in Parliament. But some cues can be salvaged.

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Predicting floods due to rains difficult: Minister in Lok Sabha

Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said the downpour in Tamil Nadu and parts of Andhra Pradesh was forecast 72 hours in advance.

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Bihar setback, pending bills and need to let House run bring down the heat

Till the last session, the government had aggressively played up the “time wasted” because of the Opposition’s demand for the resignation of Union minister Sushma Swaraj and two BJP CMs.

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Really, home minister?

Rajnath Singh’s Constitution day speech trivialised the fight for gender justice and against caste hierarchies.

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Intolerance debate: The full speech that Shashi Tharoor was to deliver but could not

Our democracy, in the last 70 years, has been built on the idea that a nation may celebrate differences of caste, creed, conviction, colour, culture, cuisine, costume and custom, and still rally around a democratic consensus.

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Full text: Come clean on the agenda of your govt, Supriya Sule tells Modi sarkar

In her speech, Sule said the only solution possible to end intolerance in the country is for the top leadership of the BJP to restrain their own MPs and Ministers from making controversial remarks.

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‘Divided India’, not ‘developed India’ coming to fore: Opposition in Lok Sabha

NCP leader Supriya Sule urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to tell the BJP members to think before commenting on any issue particularly related to intolerance.