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Parliament Budget session highlights: Lok Sabha adjourned till March 2

February 12, 2020 9:01 am

Parliament highlights: In the Lok Sabha, the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020, has been listed for passage. The Bill aims to provide for the resolution of disputed tax cases involving Rs 9.32 lakh crore.

Parliament HIGHLIGHTS: After HC's order, Prasad assures House Dec 16 gangrape convicts will be hanged soon

February 06, 2020 9:55 am

Parliament Today HIGHLIGHTS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam introduced the Direct Tax 'Vivad se Vishwas' Bill in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Parliament session highlights: Both Houses adjourned for the day, no-confidence motion not taken up

March 27, 2018 1:51 pm

Parliament session LIVE Updates: Ever since the second half of the Budeget session commenced from March 5, the Parliament has been adjourned over vociferous protests from the opposition parties over a range of issues like PNB scam, Cauvery water board and Andhra Pradesh special category status.

Lok Sabha passes Specific Relief bill, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

March 15, 2018 3:52 pm

The Finance Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amid din and without any discussion, is to be taken up by the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for seventh consecutive day, Finance Bill not taken up

March 13, 2018 3:04 pm

The Rajya Sabha too witnessed acrimonious scenes as opposition parties insisted on a discussion on the PNB fraud under a rule that entailed voting.

Parliament session highlights: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as oppostion continues with protests

March 20, 2018 9:44 am

Parliament session highlights: In order to transact crucial business in the remaining days, the government has decided to push the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill and the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill amid the chaos on Tuesday.

Chidambaram accuses govt of worsening fiscal deficit, Jaitley defends with IMF data

February 08, 2018 8:07 pm

"During the UPA regime, nobody spoke about the economy being a bright spot in the global economy. Nobody said India is a fastest growing economy then, it only happened now," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Darwin's theory of evolution to remain in school and college syllabus, says HRD Ministry

February 08, 2018 5:58 pm

On the sidelines of a meeting at IIT-Guwahati last month, MoS HRD Satya Pal Singh said our ancestors had nowhere mentioned that they saw an ape turning into a man, thereby casting doubts on Darwin’s evolution theory.

What stopped Congress from bringing Triple Talaq Bill in past 60 years, asks PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

February 07, 2018 7:41 pm

Replying to the debate on Motion of Thanks on President's address in the Rajya Sabha, PM Narendra Modi said the slogan of 'Congress-mukt Bharat' was not coined by BJP, but by Mahatma Gandhi.

Budget session 2018: Oppostion boycotts Rajya Sabha proceedings, says voice is being muzzled

February 06, 2018 4:49 pm

Among the parties that boycotted proceedings after lunch include TMC, NCP, DMK, Samajwadi Party, CPI-M, CPI and the AAP. Members of the parties stayed away from the House when the proceedings resumed at 3 pm after two adjournments during the day


Parliament Budget Session 2018 begins, PM Modi calls on parties to ensure smooth passage of Triple Talaq Bill

January 29, 2018 2:39 pm

Budget Session 2018: The Parliament budget session began on Monday with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will table the Economic Survey report later today.

Budget session: Opposition turns up the heat on Government

February 24, 2016 10:28 pm

With the row over the JNU sedition case and the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula setting the stage for a stormy start to the Budget session.


Explained: Here's how the Modi govt budgeted for elections

February 01, 2019 8:55 pm

Budget 2019: Indian Express Rural Affairs Editor Harish Damodaran and Consulting Editor Shaji Vikraman take a deep dive and explain fine prints of the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha today.