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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Monsoon Session of Parliament


Opp submits unprecedented resolution: Deputy Chairman has to be removed

September 21, 2020 9:17 am

Addressing a press conference later, Congress MP K C Venugopal alleged that BJP MPs were seen “whispering in the ears” of the Deputy Chairman and demanded to know what “conspiracy” had transpired.

Coercive federalism on display

September 13, 2020 8:48 am

It is evident that the Modi government will use its brute majority and pass the amendments, irrespective of the views of state governments, dealing another blow to federalism.

Parliament session: Oppn raises suspension of Question Hour issue, govt says 'not running away from debate'

September 02, 2020 9:30 pm

Opposing the move, Trinamool Congress MP and Floor Leader in Rajya Sabha Derek O' Brien said the opposition members will lose the right to question the government.

All entering House will be asked to take Covid-19 test

August 29, 2020 1:58 am

On Friday, the Speaker held a meeting with officials from the Health Ministry, ICMR, AIIMS, DRDO and Delhi government to finalise the arrangements for the session amid the pandemic.

Monsoon session from Sept 14, BJP gets set to counter Oppn attack on China, pandemic

August 26, 2020 1:14 am

The ruling BJP is likely to face Opposition attack on a range of issues from the pandemic to the LAC standoff, the economic situation and unemployment.

Large display screens, UV germicidal irradiation, audio consoles: Rajya Sabha set for Monsoon session

August 16, 2020 9:01 pm

Sources said the Rajya Sabha secretariat is working overtime for the last two weeks to see that the arrangements are ready for testing, rehearsal and final inspection by next week.

Bengal unfairly being singled out for discussion on violence, what about UP: Mahua Moitra

July 02, 2019 5:23 pm

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Moitra said Parliament is becoming a forum to raise West Bengal issues and that things are being generalised.

Maharashtra Monsoon Session: Opposition targets former Opposition leader

June 20, 2019 2:39 am

Recounting how Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil had leveled accusations of corruption against the Chief Minister’s Office not so long ago, Opposition members targeted him for changing his stance.

Regional languages score over English in Lok Sabha oath

June 20, 2019 1:34 am

The number of MPs who took oath in English has come down from 114 in 2014 to 54 in 2019.

After applause, Opposition reminds Speaker Om Birla: Have to be neutral

June 20, 2019 1:28 am

Congratulating Om Birla on his election to the office of Speaker, Chowdhury pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said outside the House that henceforth there will be no “ruling (paksh) or opposition (vipaksh) — only an impartial system”.


PM Modi, other lawmakers take oath as Monsoon Session of Parliament kicks off

June 19, 2019 10:11 am

The Lok Sabha will have a total of 30 sittings and Rajya Sabha 27 sittings, ending July 26.