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Monsoon session


Parliament Highlights: Both Houses adjourned, proceedings to resume on Monday

July 26, 2019 7:58 pm

Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad too demanded an apology from Khan and said either he should tender an apology or he should be suspended from the House.

Dam Safety Bill to be introduced this session

July 20, 2019 2:59 am

The Bill provides for constitution of a National Committee on Dam Safety which shall evolve policies and recommend necessary regulations. It also proposes establishment of a National Dam Safety Authority as a regulatory body to implement policy.

TMC stages walkout, accuses govt of bulldozing par proceedings

July 18, 2019 8:53 pm

Participating in the debate on two bills for amending arbitration laws, TMC member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy alleged that the "government is repeatedly bulldozing" parliamentary proceedings and has brought the bill without scrutiny by the Standing Committee.

Parliament Highlights: Finance bill passed in Lok Sabha

July 18, 2019 11:32 pm

Parliament: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha for the purpose of creating an independent and autonomous regime for institutionalised arbitration.

Parliament Monsoon session: Sarangi slams UPA-era ‘paralysis’, Adhir says Modi ‘a big salesman’

June 25, 2019 1:01 am

While Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress’s leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said Modi is a “very big salesman".

Venkaiah Naidu seeks support of all parties for smooth functioning of Rajya Sabha

June 21, 2019 1:16 am

The Rajya Sabha has barely transacted any business in the last several sessions, with the opposition and treasury benches routinely disrupting proceedings.

Monsoon Session: President's address hollow, repeat of PM’s remarks, says Congress

June 21, 2019 1:14 am

The party said the President did not mention issues like farmer distress, economic slowdown and unemployment, which are ailing the country.

Monsoon Session: Focus on national security, triple talaq, water conservation

June 21, 2019 1:10 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers thumped their desks in response to the President’s remarks, and Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi joined them.

Now in House: BJP’s Ram vs Trinamool Congress’ Bangla

June 19, 2019 6:59 am

The 18 new BJP MPs from West Bengal were greeted with loud cheers from the Treasury benches, with members shouting “Jai Shri Ram” every time they walked down to the Well to take oath.

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

August 10, 2018 8:16 pm

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


Monsoon Session begins on a stormy note

July 21, 2015 6:42 pm

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

July 20, 2015 9:48 pm

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


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

July 20, 2018 8:00 am

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: