Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'
Parliament Updates: Congress MP in Lok Sabha Suresh Kodukunnil pointed out that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has not attended House proceedings since six months. He said that it is the government and House's responsibility to ensure his welfare and also that he exercises his right as an elected representative
Amit Shah assigns responsibilities to BJP leaders for Assembly polls; Bhupender Yadav made in-charge of Maharashtra, Om Mathur gets Jharkhand
BJP president Amit Shah held a meeting with senior party leaders, including Union ministers, on Tuesday and assigned to them key responsibilities for assembly polls in four states
'Oppn fundamentally wrong on facts': Bhupender Yadav downplays accusations regarding improper scrutiny of bills
BJP General Secretary Bhupender Yadav on Sunday downplayed the allegations levelled by opposition leaders in the Rajya Sabha regarding the improper scrutiny of the Bills by the Parliamentary Standing Committee
JP Nadda presents report card on 50 days of new Modi government; describes its work as ‘exemplary’, ‘transformational’
JP Nadda on Friday presented a report card on the 50 days of the Modi 2.0 government, describing its work as 'exemplary' and 'transformational'.
Amit Shah handpicks election in-charges for 17 states, reposes faith in old faces in Bihar and Chhattisgarh
Shocked by the defeat in recent Assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is acting promptly to put its house in order before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. As a first step in the direction, BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday appointed the party's in-charges for the Lok Sabha polls for 17 states, drafting in Union minister Prakash Javadekar for steering the campaign in Rajasthan and Thawarchand Gehlot, another minister, for Uttarakhand.
Daily bulletin: LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan to meet Arun Jaitley amid seat-sharing talks; Deepak Talwar named in US' Airbus probe; day's top stories
Daily bulletin: Amid talks over seat sharing in the alliance in Bihar, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan is likely to meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley; Deepak Talwar is named in the US DOJ's Airbus probe; day's top stories
BJP announces series of party meets in run-up to 2019 Lok Sabha elections; Narendra Modi to address many of them
Two days after it suffered defeat in three Hindi heartland states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced a number of party meetings, including its national executive, in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.
BJP, Ram Jethmalani resolve issue of lawyer's expulsion from party; urge Delhi court to end pending suit
The BJP and 95-year-old Jethmalani said in the joint plea that a decree be passed in terms of amicable settlement between them as BJP president Amit Shah has expressed "regret" over the senior lawyer's expulsion from the party.
TDP MP CM Ramesh was elected to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Monday after the Opposition unitedly voted for him.
Parliament passes Bill on constitutional status to Backward Classes Commission, social justice minister says it will provide justice to OBCs
Parliament passed a bill on Monday to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)
BJP hit back at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi for her criticism of the government over likely curtailment of Parliament's Winter Session, saying her charge was a "lie" and would rank among the "greatest hypocrisies" in recent times
Amit Shah reviews BJP performance at national executive meet, Narendra Modi likely to speak on economy today
BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday took stock of the party's year-long expansion drive as its national executive meeting began on Sunday during which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to answer Opposition's criticism of the state of the economy.
The BJP hopes to boost its standing among backward classes with the government's decision to raise the "creamy layer" ceiling on jobs reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and also to form a committee to examine the possibility of a sub-quota for the most marginalised communities within the OBCs.
Mayawati's resignation from Rajya Sabha a 'drama' to 'create confusion', says BJP leader Bhupender Yadav
The BJP on Tuesday slammed BSP supremo Mayawati's resignation from the Rajya Sabha, calling the move a "drama" aimed at "creating confusion"
A parliamentary panel examining a bill on National Commission for Backward Classes has reached a consensus, paving the way for its passage in Rajya Sabha in the monsoon session
BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav said this would be the second meeting of all party chief ministers with Modi
BJP on Wednesday credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership for the economic growth of 7.9 per cent in the last quarter.
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.
States are pressing the Centre for compensating them fully for the loss of revenue in the first five years of GST replacing their taxes.
The main Opposition party got "some support" on its stand about the role of states in the GST Council and the compensation to them, sources added.