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Pragya Thakur as BJP candidate confirms Opposition charge that the fight is for idea of India

Pragya Thakur dropped from defence panel over Godse remarks, opposition walks out in protest

BJP MP and 2008 Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur has been axed from the parliamentary defence panel after she repeated her infamous Godse...

Winter session: Congress protests over Maharashtra, marshals manhadle MPs

Just a few minutes after the Supreme Court reserved its judgement on Maharashtra government formation for tomorrow, the Congress party staged a protest in...
Farooq Abdullah

Winter Session: “Where’s Farooq Abdullah?” asks united opposition

The Winter Session of the Parliament began today amid uproar from opposition parties over the absence of veteran political leader Farooq Abdullah, who has...

The Personal Data Protection Bill is everything but minus privacy?

The Personal Data Protection Bill has been listed to be tabled in the Winter Session of Parliament which will begin on Monday. The controversial...
Parliament-of-India

Citizenship, Data Protection Bills on Centre’s agenda for Winter Session

The Parliament session is scheduled from November 18 to December 13. With just two days left for the Winter Session that begins Monday, the...
A traditional home in Kerala with modern amenities

Memories of Days Gone By….

By Shobha John Delhi is synonymous with the regal and the ordinary, the old and the new, history and modernity, urban and rural....No other city...
Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath Govt’s SC certificates to OBCs ‘unconstitutional’, says Centre

Yogi Adityanath may have ignored BSP supremo Mayawati’s criticism of his government’s move to issue Scheduled Caste (SC) certificates to 17 OBC castes as...
Parliament-of-India

Last session of 16th Lok Sabha ends, both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die

The last session of the current Lok Sabha – the 16th – ended today (Wednesday, Feb 13) with the Budget session drawing to a...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: CAG report along expected lines on price, but raises other questions

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Rafale deal tabled on the last day of the Budget Session in the Parliament...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Latest expose puts Modi govt in dock again; Def Min’s reply raises...

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lampooned Congress leadership on defence deals, alleging they wanted the Rafale deal scrapped as they did not...
Twitter

Parliament panel summons Twitter India on issue of “safeguarding citizens’ rights”

Twitter India has been summoned by Parliament’s Standing Committee on Information Technology, reportedly over its alleged ‘bias’ against right wing accounts when BJP seeks...
Ramnath Kovind

Budget Session Begins: President Ram Nath Kovind lists Modi govt achievements

The Budget Session began today (Thursday, January 31), with President Ram Nath Kovind addressing the joint sitting of members of both the Houses of...
Rafale

Rafale: Def Min Nirmala Sitharaman’s reply, abrasive and evasive – like Jaitley’s

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, replying to an acrimonious debate in Parliament on the Rafale jet deal today remained focused more on attacking the Congress...
SC leaves it to Parliament to frame law to bar criminal politicians from contesting polls

SC leaves it to Parliament to frame law to bar criminal politicians from contesting...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that it cannot disqualify candidates with criminal cases against them from contesting elections and urged the Parliament to...
Nine European Parliament members to EU: Cancel agreements with India till activists released

Nine European Parliament members to EU: Cancel agreements with India till activists released

Nine members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have written to the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica...
Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

The stretch from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament street in Delhi became a river of red on Wednesday, September 5, as a mammoth procession of...
Delhi Police Special Cell to investigate attempt at JNU student Umar Khalid’s life

Delhi Police Special Cell to investigate attempt at JNU student Umar Khalid’s life

A day after an unidentified man attacked and tried to shoot Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club near Parliament, Delhi...
Parliament’s most productive monsoon session since 2000 ended Friday

Parliament’s most productive monsoon session since 2000 ended Friday

The monsoon session of the Parliament drew to a close on Friday, August 10, as the ‘most productive’ one since the year 2000, according...
“Lynch mobs do not target cow smugglers alone”

“Lynch mobs do not target cow smugglers alone”

Mudda panellists feel that though lynchings have been happening in the past, a stronger political message must emerge to prevent any more such mishaps Even...
Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations on Rafale deal

Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi may have talked about wanting to spread love and burying hate and then ended by giving a hug to Prime...
“No-confidence motion all about unemployment, inflation, lynchings”

“No-confidence motion all about unemployment, inflation, lynchings”

Speakers discuss threadbare failures of current government, follies of opposition, and whether the vote makes for good strategy For the first time, the Narendra Modi...
Congress should behave more responsibly in Parliament

Congress should behave more responsibly in Parliament

Mudda debates stormy scenes in the highest panchayat of the land, says government should take opposition on board vis-à-vis agenda before session opens The parliament...
Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have 18 working days

Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have...

The monsoon session of Parliament will commence from July 18 and end on August 10, the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended on...
Congress leader Renuka Choudhary says Parliament not immune from casting couch

Congress leader Renuka Choudhary says Parliament not immune from casting couch

Amid the news of Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan's comments about casting couch culture in film industry, former Rajya Sabha MP and Congress leader Renuka...
“Responsible leaders on both sides should have intervened”

“Responsible leaders on both sides should have intervened”

Friday’s edition of Mudda discussed unproductive session of the parliament, shortest discussion on budget since 2007, NDA decision of not taking salary The second budget...
Congress, too, moves no-confidence motion against Modi govt

Congress, too, moves no-confidence motion against Modi govt

The Congress on Friday, March 23, moved a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government in Lok Sabha. The Congress is the third party to...
No confidence motion fails to be taken up, protests force adjournment of Parliament

No confidence motion fails to be taken up, protests force adjournment of Parliament

Parliament failed to take up for yet another day the no confidence motion against Narendra Modi government filed by Andhra Pradesh parties last week...
Both Houses of Parliament adjourned amid uproar over PNB fraud and special status to Andhra Pradesh

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned amid uproar over PNB fraud and special status to...

Both Houses of Parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, were adjourned on Monday, March 5 soon after they met, on the first...
Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress leaders

Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress...

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attack on Congress, blaming Nehru for Partition and claiming Sardar Patel would have prevented it if he was...
Cant disclose Rafale deal details due to Secrecy Agreement: MoD Nirmala Sitharaman

Cant disclose Rafale deal details due to Secrecy Agreement: MoD Nirmala Sitharaman

The government cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala Sitharaman...
In maiden speech at Parliament, Amit Shah hits out at Congress over ‘Pakoda’ jibes

In maiden speech at Parliament, Amit Shah hits out at Congress over ‘Pakoda’ jibes

Over Congress’ objection to PM Modi's recent statement on selling ‘pakodas’, Shah stated that working hard to earn a living is better than being...
Rajya Sabha disrupted amid uproar from AAP, SP, Congress MPs

Rajya Sabha disrupted amid uproar from AAP, SP, Congress MPs

Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu first adjourned the house after Samajwadi Party MPs staged protest against the alleged encounter killings in UP. Amid continuing uproar...
Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, budget session starts from Jan 29

Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, budget session starts from Jan 29

Union parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announces schedule for the budget session, President Ram Nath Kovind to address both Houses on Jan 29 Soon after the...
Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

All amendments moved by the Opposition members fall, Modi government to now work on floor management in Rajya Sabha to get Bill passed In a...

Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress

Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress, gives it fresh ammo

The 2G scam case against Congress-led UPA falling through in court provided additional ammunition to the Opposition against the ruling BJP and pepped up...
MP High Court judge cleared of sexual harassment charges by Rajya Sabha panel

MP High Court judge cleared of sexual harassment charges by Rajya Sabha panel

Justice SK Gangele of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has been cleared of the charge of sexual harassment by an inquiry committee constituted by...

Parliament committee defers controversial FRDI Bill, to submit its report in Budget session now

The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017, which stirred a controversy over its clause that could result in the confiscation of a...
Parliament

Parl winter session from Dec 15 to Jan 5, Bill to ban triple talaq...

Session will witness only 14 days of work; Opposition to target BJP over GST rollout impact, rising food prices and allegations against Amit Shah...
New Delhi: 20-Year-Old Girl Raped, Thrown Off From Fourth Floor

New Delhi: 20-Year-Old Girl Raped, Thrown Off From Fourth Floor

Victim in coma after major head injuries In continuing crimes against women in the capital, a 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then thrown...
Mayawati

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepts Mayawati’s resignation

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati’s resignation was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday. The letter was accepted only after Mayawati submitted it...
Man commits suicide in front of parliament

Man commits suicide in front of parliament

A man named Ram Dayal, from MP's Shivpuri, committed suicide in front of parliament.

'Parliament' - 43 News Results

Pragya Thakur as BJP candidate confirms Opposition charge that the fight is for idea of India

Pragya Thakur dropped from defence panel over Godse remarks, opposition walks out in protest

BJP MP and 2008 Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur has been axed from the parliamentary defence panel after she repeated her infamous Godse...

Winter session: Congress protests over Maharashtra, marshals manhadle MPs

Just a few minutes after the Supreme Court reserved its judgement on Maharashtra government formation for tomorrow, the Congress party staged a protest in...
Farooq Abdullah

Winter Session: “Where’s Farooq Abdullah?” asks united opposition

The Winter Session of the Parliament began today amid uproar from opposition parties over the absence of veteran political leader Farooq Abdullah, who has...

The Personal Data Protection Bill is everything but minus privacy?

The Personal Data Protection Bill has been listed to be tabled in the Winter Session of Parliament which will begin on Monday. The controversial...
Parliament-of-India

Citizenship, Data Protection Bills on Centre’s agenda for Winter Session

The Parliament session is scheduled from November 18 to December 13. With just two days left for the Winter Session that begins Monday, the...
A traditional home in Kerala with modern amenities

Memories of Days Gone By….

By Shobha John Delhi is synonymous with the regal and the ordinary, the old and the new, history and modernity, urban and rural....No other city...
Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath Govt’s SC certificates to OBCs ‘unconstitutional’, says Centre

Yogi Adityanath may have ignored BSP supremo Mayawati’s criticism of his government’s move to issue Scheduled Caste (SC) certificates to 17 OBC castes as...
Parliament-of-India

Last session of 16th Lok Sabha ends, both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die

The last session of the current Lok Sabha – the 16th – ended today (Wednesday, Feb 13) with the Budget session drawing to a...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: CAG report along expected lines on price, but raises other questions

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Rafale deal tabled on the last day of the Budget Session in the Parliament...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Latest expose puts Modi govt in dock again; Def Min’s reply raises...

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lampooned Congress leadership on defence deals, alleging they wanted the Rafale deal scrapped as they did not...
Twitter

Parliament panel summons Twitter India on issue of “safeguarding citizens’ rights”

Twitter India has been summoned by Parliament’s Standing Committee on Information Technology, reportedly over its alleged ‘bias’ against right wing accounts when BJP seeks...
Ramnath Kovind

Budget Session Begins: President Ram Nath Kovind lists Modi govt achievements

The Budget Session began today (Thursday, January 31), with President Ram Nath Kovind addressing the joint sitting of members of both the Houses of...
Rafale

Rafale: Def Min Nirmala Sitharaman’s reply, abrasive and evasive – like Jaitley’s

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, replying to an acrimonious debate in Parliament on the Rafale jet deal today remained focused more on attacking the Congress...
SC leaves it to Parliament to frame law to bar criminal politicians from contesting polls

SC leaves it to Parliament to frame law to bar criminal politicians from contesting...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that it cannot disqualify candidates with criminal cases against them from contesting elections and urged the Parliament to...
Nine European Parliament members to EU: Cancel agreements with India till activists released

Nine European Parliament members to EU: Cancel agreements with India till activists released

Nine members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have written to the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica...
Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

Farmers, workers take out mammoth rally demanding policy steps to improve income

The stretch from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament street in Delhi became a river of red on Wednesday, September 5, as a mammoth procession of...
Delhi Police Special Cell to investigate attempt at JNU student Umar Khalid’s life

Delhi Police Special Cell to investigate attempt at JNU student Umar Khalid’s life

A day after an unidentified man attacked and tried to shoot Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club near Parliament, Delhi...
Parliament’s most productive monsoon session since 2000 ended Friday

Parliament’s most productive monsoon session since 2000 ended Friday

The monsoon session of the Parliament drew to a close on Friday, August 10, as the ‘most productive’ one since the year 2000, according...
“Lynch mobs do not target cow smugglers alone”

“Lynch mobs do not target cow smugglers alone”

Mudda panellists feel that though lynchings have been happening in the past, a stronger political message must emerge to prevent any more such mishaps Even...
Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations on Rafale deal

Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi may have talked about wanting to spread love and burying hate and then ended by giving a hug to Prime...
“No-confidence motion all about unemployment, inflation, lynchings”

“No-confidence motion all about unemployment, inflation, lynchings”

Speakers discuss threadbare failures of current government, follies of opposition, and whether the vote makes for good strategy For the first time, the Narendra Modi...
Congress should behave more responsibly in Parliament

Congress should behave more responsibly in Parliament

Mudda debates stormy scenes in the highest panchayat of the land, says government should take opposition on board vis-à-vis agenda before session opens The parliament...
Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have 18 working days

Parliament’s Monsoon session to be held from July 18 till August 10, will have...

The monsoon session of Parliament will commence from July 18 and end on August 10, the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended on...
Congress leader Renuka Choudhary says Parliament not immune from casting couch

Congress leader Renuka Choudhary says Parliament not immune from casting couch

Amid the news of Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan's comments about casting couch culture in film industry, former Rajya Sabha MP and Congress leader Renuka...
“Responsible leaders on both sides should have intervened”

“Responsible leaders on both sides should have intervened”

Friday’s edition of Mudda discussed unproductive session of the parliament, shortest discussion on budget since 2007, NDA decision of not taking salary The second budget...
Congress, too, moves no-confidence motion against Modi govt

Congress, too, moves no-confidence motion against Modi govt

The Congress on Friday, March 23, moved a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government in Lok Sabha. The Congress is the third party to...
No confidence motion fails to be taken up, protests force adjournment of Parliament

No confidence motion fails to be taken up, protests force adjournment of Parliament

Parliament failed to take up for yet another day the no confidence motion against Narendra Modi government filed by Andhra Pradesh parties last week...
Both Houses of Parliament adjourned amid uproar over PNB fraud and special status to Andhra Pradesh

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned amid uproar over PNB fraud and special status to...

Both Houses of Parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, were adjourned on Monday, March 5 soon after they met, on the first...
Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress leaders

Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress...

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attack on Congress, blaming Nehru for Partition and claiming Sardar Patel would have prevented it if he was...
Cant disclose Rafale deal details due to Secrecy Agreement: MoD Nirmala Sitharaman

Cant disclose Rafale deal details due to Secrecy Agreement: MoD Nirmala Sitharaman

The government cannot disclose details of the Rafale fighter aircraft deal due to a "Secrecy Agreement" with France, Minister of Defence (MoD) Nirmala Sitharaman...
In maiden speech at Parliament, Amit Shah hits out at Congress over ‘Pakoda’ jibes

In maiden speech at Parliament, Amit Shah hits out at Congress over ‘Pakoda’ jibes

Over Congress’ objection to PM Modi's recent statement on selling ‘pakodas’, Shah stated that working hard to earn a living is better than being...
Rajya Sabha disrupted amid uproar from AAP, SP, Congress MPs

Rajya Sabha disrupted amid uproar from AAP, SP, Congress MPs

Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu first adjourned the house after Samajwadi Party MPs staged protest against the alleged encounter killings in UP. Amid continuing uproar...
Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, budget session starts from Jan 29

Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, budget session starts from Jan 29

Union parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announces schedule for the budget session, President Ram Nath Kovind to address both Houses on Jan 29 Soon after the...
Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

All amendments moved by the Opposition members fall, Modi government to now work on floor management in Rajya Sabha to get Bill passed In a...

Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress

Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress, gives it fresh ammo

The 2G scam case against Congress-led UPA falling through in court provided additional ammunition to the Opposition against the ruling BJP and pepped up...
MP High Court judge cleared of sexual harassment charges by Rajya Sabha panel

MP High Court judge cleared of sexual harassment charges by Rajya Sabha panel

Justice SK Gangele of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has been cleared of the charge of sexual harassment by an inquiry committee constituted by...

Parliament committee defers controversial FRDI Bill, to submit its report in Budget session now

The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017, which stirred a controversy over its clause that could result in the confiscation of a...
Parliament

Parl winter session from Dec 15 to Jan 5, Bill to ban triple talaq...

Session will witness only 14 days of work; Opposition to target BJP over GST rollout impact, rising food prices and allegations against Amit Shah...
New Delhi: 20-Year-Old Girl Raped, Thrown Off From Fourth Floor

New Delhi: 20-Year-Old Girl Raped, Thrown Off From Fourth Floor

Victim in coma after major head injuries In continuing crimes against women in the capital, a 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then thrown...
Mayawati

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepts Mayawati’s resignation

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati’s resignation was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday. The letter was accepted only after Mayawati submitted it...
Man commits suicide in front of parliament

Man commits suicide in front of parliament

A man named Ram Dayal, from MP's Shivpuri, committed suicide in front of parliament.

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