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Parliament logjam: Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment over Lalitgate, Vyapam scam

Jul 31, 2015

Parliament logjam: Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment over Lalitgate, Vyapam scam

Opposition Congress on Friday forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha for about 40 minutes as its members created a furore demanding the resignation of ministers allegedly involved in Lalitgate and Vyapam scam before these issues could be taken up for discussion. #Congress #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #parliament #Parliament logjam #PJ Kurien #Vyapam scam
Modi govt is firm on rooting out terrorism from India: Rajnath Singh speaks on Gurdaspur attack

Jul 31, 2015

Modi govt is firm on rooting out terrorism from India: Rajnath Singh speaks on Gurdaspur attack

Linking the Gurdaspur attack to Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the three terrorists had infiltrated from there to carry out the strike and asserted that the government will do everything possible to prevent cross-border terrorism. #Congress #Rajya Sabha #TheySaidIt #Rajnath Singh #terrorist #Gurdaspur Attack
Finance ministry working for a reasonable GST rate, says revenue secretary

Jul 30, 2015

Finance ministry working for a reasonable GST rate, says revenue secretary

The Rajya Sabha Select Committee has suggested that the Goods and Services Tax rate should not go beyond 20 percent as higher rates could fuel inflation and erode the confidence of consumers. #Economy #finance ministry #NewsTracker #GST #Shaktikanta Das #Rajya Sabha Select Committee
Parliament logjam: Can the Congress beat BJP's record of disruption?

Jul 25, 2015

Parliament logjam: Can the Congress beat BJP's record of disruption?

This is perhaps a stunning example of BJP's contradictory political behaviour: the party that disrupted the Parliament the most in the last five decades crying foul that the Opposition is not allowing the house to work. #HowThisWorks #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #Rajya Sabha #Lalit Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #parliament #Lalitgate
Parliament washout: Politicians have decided TV is the place to speak, Parliament to shout

Jul 24, 2015

Parliament washout: Politicians have decided TV is the place to speak, Parliament to shout

If the MPs are complicit in rendering Parliament redundant, there is a case to state that television has been an accessory to it by providing an alternative platform which is purposeless because even there, one sees more madness than sense. It is by now a pattern of Indian politics that Parliaments functioning is obstructed and then points are sought to be made on the TV. T #InMyOpinion #parliament #Monsoon Session of Parliament #Lok Sabha TV #Rajya Sabha TV
Parliament Live: LS adjourned till Monday, first week's proceedings washed out

Jul 24, 2015

Parliament Live: LS adjourned till Monday, first week's proceedings washed out

The monsoon session of Parliament on Tuesday opened and ended on stormy notes on Tuesday with prospects of continued disruption looming large on the demand for the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and BJP chief ministers in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh even as proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were washed out. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #Opposition #Parliament session #Monsoon session
GST rate at 20% good for industry, consumers, say experts

Jul 23, 2015

GST rate at 20% good for industry, consumers, say experts

The Rajya Sabha Select Committee has suggested that the GST rate should not go beyond 20 percent as higher rates could fuel inflation and erode the confidence of consumers in a new indirect tax regime proposed to be rolled out on 1 April 2016. #Economy #GST #fuel inflation #GST Council #revenue neutral rate #Rajya Sabha Select Committee
Rajya Sabha panel submits GST report; Congress, Left, AIADMK submit dissent note

Jul 22, 2015

Rajya Sabha panel submits GST report; Congress, Left, AIADMK submit dissent note

As per the current compensation mechanism, the Union government will give 100 percent compensation for first three years of GST implementation and thereafter 75 percent and 50 percent in the fourth and fifth year. #Economy #Congress #Rajya Sabha #AIADMK #Trinamool Congress #Arun Jaitley #GST #Indirect tax #Shaktikanta Das #GST Council #Bhupender Yadav
'The Chair is helpless': Day 2 of Parliament session was a complete washout

Jul 22, 2015

'The Chair is helpless': Day 2 of Parliament session was a complete washout

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha PJ Kurien, after several disruptions, finally gave up and adjourned the Parliament for the day. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rajya Sabha #didyouknow #Lok Sabha #parliament #Monsoon session #PJ Kurien #Sumitra Mahajan