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No proposal to withdraw Rs 2,000 notes: Govt in Lok Sabha

RBI introduced Rs 2,000 notes following demonetisation of high-value Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in November 2016.

Congress alleges government hounding media; Govt refutes charge

The Congress on Friday alleged in the Lok Sabha that a senior executive of a prominent news channel and two other staffers had recently quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the ruling establishment.


Congress asks govt to make public report of caste-based census

The Congress on Thursday demanded that the government make public the report of caste-based census to help implement reservation on its basis.

Lok Sabha passes bill to give constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes

The NCBC bill was passed unanimously with over two-third majority in the Lok Sabha today. The bill provides constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes.

Chinese investment in India’s financial technology space a threat: Rajya Sabha MP Narendra Jadhav

Rajya Sabha MP Narendra Jadhav called for the government and the RBI to “critically review” FDI regulations for investment in NBFCs.

Monsoon Session: Maya, Mulayam no friend of Dalits, says Ram Vilas Paswan

Union minister and NDA ally Apna Dal (S) leader Anupriya Patel called the no-confidence motion laughable. Patel said the Centre is sensitive on the rights of OBCs and Dalits.


Monsoon Session: Mulayam sticks to farmers, jobs front; recalls ‘failed’ Modi promises

The BJP recently lost in Gorakhpur, Phulpur and Kairana — the first two to SP candidates, backed by the BSP, and the third to the RLD candidate, backed by other opposition parties.

Monsoon Session: AIADMK says Centre not treating states impartially

he AIADMK’s parliamentary party leader P Venugopal said the Centre is like a “mother” and states like “children.” “It is the duty of the mother to take care of all her children with nourishment...” he said.

Monsoon Session: Rivals use debate for Bihar turf war

While the RJD blamed the BJP-led NDA of encroaching upon the mandate in Bihar, JD(U) targeted the RJD and the Congress on the issue of corruption.

Monsoon session Day 2: Two key bills passed, Congress staged walkout to protest against mob violence

Monsoon session: The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018 and the Prevention of Corruption bill, 2013 was passed in the parliament ahead of the no-confidence motion on Thursday. Bills like Right to information act is scheduled to come up for consideration.

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Monsoon Session begins on a stormy note

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today voiced hope that the Monsoon Session of Parliament will be fruitful.

Govt rules out any resignation at all-party meeting

An all-party meeting called in Delhi on the eve of the Monsoon Session on Monday ended in a deadlock.


Monsoon session Videos

Congress given 38 minutes, BJP gets over 3 hours to speak on the no-confidence motion

The Telugu Desam Party has moved a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government. Here's the amount of time each party is allowed to speak on the issue. See more: