January 09, 2020 8:23 am
Patel, speaking at The Indian Express Idea Exchange, said the Central Vista redevelopment project is expected to be finished by 2024, which is the deadline set for his firm.
January 09, 2020 2:58 am
Birla, according to a release issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat here, said there was an urgent need to provide sufficient space and facilities to MPs and its staff to “fulfil the dream of a New India”.
December 31, 2019 1:01 pm
As part of the redevelopment, a senior official told The Indian Express, North and South Blocks will be turned into museums. While details are being worked out, one idea, sources said, is to showcase the history of India before 1857 in one and from 1857 to now in the other.
December 18, 2019 6:41 am
The composition of the Lok Sabha has remained more or less the same for four decades. How is it determined, and what are the arguments for and against a change?
December 15, 2019 8:39 am
In Kolkata's Bow Barracks, where the Anglo-Indian community has predominantly lived since the First World War, the move to remove provisions for the nomination of Anglo-Indians to Lok Sabha and certain state Assemblies comes as no surprise.
December 14, 2019 1:22 am
Right after Lok Sabha assembled for the last day of the Winter Session, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said the ruling party members had given notice for an adjournment motion over Gandhi’s remarks.
December 14, 2019 12:17 pm
It is a moment of pride for all of us as this step will further strengthen India’s centuries-old ethos of assimilation and belief in humanitarian values.
December 15, 2019 7:45 am
Citizenship Amendment Bill CAB 2019 Protests in Assam, Tripura, Guwahati, Northeast Today highlights: West Bengal witnessed were in throes of violence, with protesters setting ablaze Beldanga railway station in Murshidabad district and thrashing RPF personnel.
December 13, 2019 8:47 am
The Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, 2019, has significant parallels to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
December 13, 2019 8:14 am
Friday, December 13, will mark 18 years since the deadly attack on Parliament by terrorist groups linked to Pakistan. Recalling the attack, the investigation and trial.
November 19, 2019 7:01 am
Heavy police deployment has been made outside JNU's campus to monitor the situation.
February 15, 2019 7:31 am
The Parliament approved Modi Government’s sixth and final Budget that gave Income Tax rebate to those earning up to Rs 5 lakh, an annual cash dole of Rs 6,000 to small farmers and pension for unorganised sector workers.
March 28, 2018 4:52 pm
The Rajya Sabha Wednesday bid farewell to 58 retiring members.The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till Monday.
March 20, 2018 9:33 pm
Three no-confidence motions against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government, given by YSR Congress member Y V Subba Reddy and TDP MPs Thota Narasimham and Jayadev Galla, were declined by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
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.
February 24, 2015 5:20 pm
Government introduces land acquisition bill in Lok Sabha, opposition stages walk-out.
February 22, 2014 3:13 pm
The sun sets over the central dome of the Parliament.
July 21, 2018 11:10 am
Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.
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: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
March 03, 2016 10:48 am
March 01, 2016 9:48 am
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Kerala MPs stalled the Parliament proceedings demanding import duty hike on rubber. The MPs protested and urged the government to increase the import duty on natural rubber. Rubber growers have been distressed owing to more than 155 per cent fall in prices in the last five years.
March 01, 2016 9:05 am
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Proceedings in the Parliament were adjourned today following an uproar by AIADMK members over former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram's alleged involvement in the Aircel-Maxis scam. AIADMK members marched into the Well of the House and raised slogans against Karti, following which the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.00 pm. Meanwhile, a similar situation prevailed in the Lok Sabha as well.
March 01, 2016 3:48 am
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): The government on Monday lowered the price of petrol by Rs 3.02 per litre while the price of diesel was raised by Rs 1.47 per litre. The revised prices will take effect from the midnight of February 29 and March 1. The revision in fuel prices comes on a day when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2015-16 in the Parliament. With this change, the price of Petrol in Delhi will become Rs. 56.61/litre while diesel will be available at Rs. 46.43/litre. People across the nation welcomed the reduction of petrol price, and hoped for further reduction in fuel price.
February 26, 2016 9:20 am
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Kerala Left MPs on Friday staged a protest outside the Parliament in front of Gandhi statue demanding to raise the import duty on rubber. The protestors raised slogans to curb the import of rubber and provide adequate price to the farmers cultivating rubber.
February 26, 2016 7:56 am
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Copies of the Economic Survey, to be tabled on Friday, have been brought to the Parliament. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday will present the Economic Survey for 2016-2017 in the Parliament. The Economic Survey is the Finance Ministry's view on the annual economic development of the country that gives a broad idea on the macro-economic data, which will impact the budget decisions.
February 25, 2016 10:53 am
February 25, 2016 5:51 am
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The copies of the Rail Budget 2016 were brought to the Parliament on Thursday. The Rail Budget is expected to focus on capacity creation in the rail sector with an increased outlay of about Rs. 1.25 lakh crore. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is expected to present the Budget at 12 noon, will face a tough challenge on whether to raise the passenger fare or not.