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

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

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

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

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.

17th Lok Sabha: Members add colour, chorus as House meets

The chants by newly elected BJP MPs resumed when Modi took oath as a member. On the other side, the opposition members silently watched.

Parliament Budget Session HIGHLIGHTS: Lok Sabha adjourns for the day after passing Finance Bill

Parliament Budget Session HIGHLIGHTS: Rajya Sabha proceedings were washed out for the sixth day in a row amid uproar by the opposition over various issues including special status for Andhra Pradesh.


Delhi Confidential: Heard In The House

A microphone mistakenly left on told the House that AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s daughter was getting married over the weekend. And it wasn’t him who revealed it.

Citing justice, Govt gets Triple Talaq Bill through Lok Sabha, Opposition objects

While the Opposition described provisions in the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill as “unconstitutional” and demanded that it be referred to a select committee, the government argued that the legislation aimed to empower and ensure justice for Muslim women.

Govt agrees to send 2 Bills to panels, deadlock continues

Soon after the adjournment, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Tomar and MoS Vijay Goel approached Opposition leaders and asked them to go for a meeting in Jaitley’s room. Nobody agreed to attend.

Private Member’s Bill in Lok Sabha to propose alternatives to IT Act draft amendments

The Bill’s “Network Enforcement Authority” will hold platforms accountable with the values of “fairness, proportionality, and necessity”. Appointed by the Centre, the suggested authority has been compared to the Election Commission by the MP’s office.

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Day 16 in Parliament: Protests in both Houses, outside too

The Parliament has adjourned for the day over a huge uproar for taking up the no-confidence motion moved by the opposition parties. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has maintained that even though she was “duty-bound” to take up the notice, she could not move forward and count the number of people backing the notice because the House was not in order

Parliament Winter Session begins, Narendra Modi government ready to face heat

Narendra Modi government's first Parliament winter session began today.