They are called ‘joint’ committees because members of both the Houses of Parliament can be nominated or elected to them
Delhi BJP protests near AAP office after SC declines to review ruling on Rafale deal, demands apology for 'baseless allegations'
The Delhi unit of Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday protested near the Aam Aadmi Party office against the "baseless allegations" levelled by the party in the Rafale jet deal
SC verdict on Rafale deal serves body blow to Congress' concocted campaign; party must seriously rethink strategy
In the Rafale case, a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph said, 'We find the review petitions are without any merit.'
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rafale deal, Priyanka Gandhi and Congress' past, and Berlinale 2019; today's must-read stories
The responsibility for the 'leak' to Anil Ambani rests with the prime minister.
India's crude steel output declines 4% to 8.99 MT in January; sets target to produce 300 MT by 2030, to invest Rs 10 lakh cr
On 25 January, worldsteel in its report noted that India's crude steel production in 2018 was at 106.5 MT, while as Japan produced 104.3 MT in 2018.
Protests erupt across Assam over Citizenship Amendment Bill; AASU, 30 other ethnic organisations observe 'Black Day'
Protests erupted across Assam on Monday, with some agitators stripping in public, over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and tabling of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) report on it in Parliament
Joint Parliamentary Committee report on Citizenship Amendment Bill tabled in Lok Sabha amid objections from Opposition members
The report was prepared by the Joint Parliamentary Committee by a majority vote as Opposition members in the panel had objected to the provisions saying Indian citizenship cannot be granted on the basis of religion and it is against the Constitution.
Rafale row causes commotion in Lok Sabha: Paper planes thrown in House, govt rejects Opposition demand for JPC
The government rejected in the Lok Sabha the Opposition's demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal.
Rafale row: Manohar Parrikar calls Congress' audio clip of Goa cabinet meeting a 'desperate attempt to fabricate facts'
The Congress has claimed it has audio recordings in which a Goa minister can be heard saying Manohar Parrikar possesses all files on the Rafale deal.
Parliament LIVE updates: Discussion underway on supplementary demand for grants; Opposition corners BJP over 'failed' fiscal polices
Parliament LIVE updates: Discussion and voting are underway in the Lok Sabha on the supplementary demand for grants for 2018-19. AITC MP from Dam Dam in West Bengal Professor Saugata Roy said that the country is in a very bad state because of the BJP government's fiscal policies.
Winter Session of Parliament: LS clears 2 bills amid uproar, defers debate on triple talaq Bill to 27 Dec; RS adjourned without work
Lok Sabha clears autism, consumer protection bills amid uproar; Rajya Sabha adjourned without work as Rafale fighter jet deal and Cauvery river water issue disrupt proceedings on Day 8 of Winter Session of the Parliament
Parliament updates: Lok Sabha passes Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill amid sloganeering; House adjourned for the day
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha reconvened with more sloganeering by Congress and AIADMK members. Amid the din, Health Minister JP Nadda introduced the surrogacy bill, after which TMC's Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar spoke on the matter, saying "fashion surrogacy" must be stopped and calling for a public debate on the bill.
'Rafale had no kickbacks, no Ottavio Quattrocchi': Arun Jaitley castigates Congress for spreading 'falsehood' in Facebook post
"I am certain that the Congress Party will prefer disruptions over discussion on Rafale during the current session of Parliament," wrote Arun Jaitley in a recent post on Facebook.
Rafale row: By seeking 'factual correction' in SC verdict, Centre has shot itself in foot and made deal even murkier
It is time for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to respond
After Centre seeks 'factual correction' in SC's Rafale verdict, The Telegraph runs 'handwritten' headline resembling scratched out note
Playing on the BJP-led government deeming the recent Supreme Court verdict on the Rafale deal a "clean chit.", The Telegraph on Sunday sported a banner headline resembling a scratched out handwritten note.
Rafale row: After SC ruling on deal with Dassault, Rahul Gandhi must retreat gracefully, push govt to speed up induction
Rahul Gandhi's high-voltage campaign against Narendra Modi has fallen flat. This is about the time when Gandhi should be honourably withdrawing from the scene rather than stand in the way of the Rafale fighter jets defending Indian skies soonest.
PAC chief Mallikarjun Kharge says CAG report on Rafale cited in SC order doesn't exist, claims govt lied in apex court
Unfazed by the Supreme Court verdict on the Rafale deal, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday maintained that corruption had taken place in the contract which he asserted will be proved by his party and claimed that the basis of the court judgement is a CAG report that has neither been seen by anyone, nor shared with Parliament's Public Accounts Committee.
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi repeats 'chowkidar chor hai' taunt at Modi, says PM will face charges of 'wrongdoing'
Rahul Gandhi also repeated his "chowkidar chor hai" taunt at the prime minister, while addressing a press conference on the Rafale deal.
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi's 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe has fallen flat, he should at least not cast aspersions on SC
Rafale deal verdict: It's ironic that Congress is casting aspersions on the capability and integrity of the Supreme Court, an institution which all Indians look up to for delivery of justice
'Citizenship cannot be based on religion': At JPC meet, Opposition demands changes to Citizenship Amendment Bill
The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to grant citizenship to people from minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12 even if they don't possess any proper document.