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Former union ministers seek review of Supreme Court judgment on Rafale deal

This comes on a day when the Rafale issue will be discussed in the Lok Sabha after the Congress changed its stand and agreed for a discussion on the deal. 

Winter session of Parliament to start from Dec 11

The results of the Assembly elections, in which both the ruling BJP and the Congress have high stakes, is bound to cast a shadow on parliamentary proceedings.


Need framework on Indo-Pak relations, notes Parliamentary panel

The Committee on External Affairs noted the fact that by neither publicly accepting nor acting against terrorism emanating from its soil, Pakistan has displayed unwillingness to create a conducive environment for improving ties.

On last day, farewells fuel warmth across political divide

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called Singh a “philosopher king” that Aristotle had spoken of. Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said Singh is unique in the sense that he has been both — a raja and a mantri.

Winter Session ends: Govt accuses Congress of stalling Triple Talaq Bill

In 13 sittings in 22 days, Lok Sabha passed 22 Bills, Rajya Sabha 9, says minister Ananth Kumar.

Govt seeks Parliament nod for Rs 80k cr PSBs recapitalisation

The Rs 80,000-crore expenditure has been sought by the government in form of the Third Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2017-18.


Doctor MPs’ concern: How can Ayurveda & homoeopathy people practise allopathy?

Medical Commission Bill sent to standing panel, its member doctors ready with many questions

Rajya Sabha bills: House redefines bamboo, clears petroleum institute

The bill for the IIPE in Andhra Pradesh, on the other hand, was supported by members cutting across all party lines.

Govt, Oppn likely to sit together to end Rajya Sabha stalemate

Last week's proceedings were washed out due to the stalemate. The House functioned normally only one day when the Companies Amendment Bill was passed.

Parliament Winter Session highlights: Mallikarjun Kharge asks why is there no FIR against Manmohan Singh for 'conspiring' with Pakistan

The winter session of the Parliament which is convening after a delay due to the recently concluded elections in the two states was disrupted on Monday after the opposition demanded an apology from PM Narendra Modi.