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State legislatures have an abysmal record in terms of number of sittings per year

December 25, 2020 8:58 am

Continuous and close scrutiny by legislatures is central to improving governance in the country. Increasing the number of working days for state legislatures is a first step in increasing their effectiveness.

Karnataka: Bill on cow slaughter ban to be tabled during winter session

November 26, 2020 8:49 am

Karnataka's Minister for Animal Husbandry Prabhu Chauhan said the Bill is being tabled after detailed discussions with Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.

After criticism, Rajya Sabha marshals spotted without military-style caps

November 21, 2019 4:01 pm

The new uniform of the marshals was slammed by Opposition leaders and some former Army officers, and Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu had said they would be reviewed.

Express daily briefing: Key sale numbers show rural demand may dip further; Justice SA Bobde to take over as CJI today

November 18, 2019 8:23 am

All major indicators of rural demand — sales of FMCG, and of tractors and two-wheelers as well as a decline in real wages, suggest the situation has only worsened since the beginning of the financial year 2019-20.

Winter Session from Monday, Lok Sabha Speaker chairs all-party meeting

November 16, 2019 9:50 pm

The government is likely to face a raucous session as it tries to push the Citizenship (Amendment ) Bill, which has been listed in the business for the first Winter session of Modi 2.0.

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

January 02, 2019 12:51 pm

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

November 15, 2018 1:06 am

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

January 06, 2018 3:06 am

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

January 06, 2018 2:18 am

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

January 06, 2018 2:07 am

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