BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha MPs asking them to be present on Tuesday for discussion of ‘very important legislative work’
The BJP has issued a whip asking its members of parliament to be present in their respective Houses on Tuesday when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to reply to discussions on the Union Budget in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
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
Parliament Updates: TMC's Sukhendu Ray sings 'mile sur mera tumhara' in jibe at Narendra Modi, Amit Shah for conflicting statements on NRC
Parliament LIVE Updates: In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Centre said that as per the information received from Assam Government, the state has not constructed any detention camp in Assam exclusively to detain those who do not have documents proving their citizenship under National Register of Citizens
In Parliament today: Nirmala Sitharaman introduces bill to amend Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code in LS; 'North East is burning', Opposition denounces CAB
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
Parliament Updates: 'Poverty in India has doubled over recent years': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slams Centre for low global poverty index ranking
Parliament LIVE Updates: In Lok Sabha, Leader of Opposition and Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, "India ranks 102 in the global poverty index. Bangladesh is also ahead of us, they rank 88. In today's times, poverty has doubled." Meanwhile, in Rajya Sabha, Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, which seeks to amend provisions related to reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).
In Parliament today: Lok Sabha passes Constitution (Amendment) Bill to extend reservation for SC/ST MPs; Rajya Sabha to take up Citizenship Bill tomorrow
The Rajya Sabha is scheduled to take up the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday, after it was passed in the Lok Sabha by a two-thirds majority at midnight on Tuesday. The Upper House, presided over by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, is likely to begin the six-hour discussion on the bill at 2 pm.
Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha takes up Arms (Amendment) Bill; Lok Sabha debates on law to extend reservation for SC/ST MPs
Parliament LATEST Updates: Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday moved the Arms (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha. Listing the changes in the bill, Reddy was quoted by The Hindu as saying that the bill provides a maximum punishment of life imprisonment for manufacturing and carrying illegal arms.
Rajya Sabha passes Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, raises cap on chit amount threefold and hikes commission for foremen
Parliament on Thursday passed a bill which provides for raising the monetary limits for chit funds to three-fold and hiking commission for a foreman
Industrial relations code bill introduced in Lok Sabha: Bill to provide fixed-term employment, amalgamate three labour laws
Industrial Relations Code, 2019 was introduced by Labour minister who said that there was nothing in it which was against the interests of labourers
No discussion on ‘expunged’ remarks, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla after Congress raises topic of Pragya Singh Thakur's Nathuram Godse remark
'What she said has been expunged from the record. How can there be a debate if it is not on record?' said Om Birla
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Bill banning e-cigarettes, takes up amendment to SPG Act; Rajya Sabha discusses economic slowdown
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha passes the Bill banning e-cigarettes and takes up the amendment to the SPG Act. Congress' Manish Tewari asks why the amendment should not be passed. He quotes a 1989 Cabinet report as to the dangers faced by former Prime Ministers and their families. Rajya Sabha takes up short duration discussion on the economic situation of the country. Deputy Chairperson Harivansh is in the Chair. Congress leader Anand Sharma starts the debate. He points out the GDP is falling, factories are closing down, people don't have cash, agriculture is in a bad shape. The widening gap between the rich and poor is frightening.
Constitution Day: Amid boycott by Opposition, Narendra Modi addresses joint session of Parliament, urges citizens to focus on fulfilling duties
Noting that the Constitution begins with 'we the people of India', Narendra Modi said people are its strength, inspiration and aim
Parliament LIVE Updates: After splitting J7K, Ladakh, govt plans to merge two UTS - Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Parliament LIVE Updates: Congress MP Hussain Dalwai has given Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 over 'Government formation in Maharashtra by unconstitutional means'.
Rajya Sabha marshals shed military-style uniform, back in Indian attire without 'pagri' after facing criticism over outfit
The marshals were seen in military-style outfits with caps when the Rajya Sabha's landmark 250th session opened last Monday, but on this Monday they had continued to don Indian attire with a pointed pagri or headgear
Winter Session of Parliament: LS, RS adjourn early amid protests by Opposition over Maharashtra govt formation
Congress members jostled with the marshals in the Lok Sabha when they stormed the Well of the House carrying placards, leading to adjournment of Parliament proceedings.
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm tomorrow; joint session to be held on occasion of Constitution Day on Tuesday
Parliament LIVE Updates: Joint session of both Houses of Parliament to be held tomorrow on the occasion of Constitution Day. The moment the Lower House assembly post-lunch, ruckus ensues in the Lok Sabha with Opposition MP's resorting to sloganeering against the ongoing developments in Maharashtra. Lok Sabha Chairman Meenakshi Leekhi adjourned the House till 2 pm tomorrow. The Upper House of Parliament gets adjourned till 2 pm on 26 November
Opposition parties stall functioning of Rajya Sabha, shout anti-BJP slogans over developments in Maharashtra; House adjourned till 2 pm
Congress, Left, DMK and other opposition members were up on their feet shouting anti-BJP slogans
Parliament's Winter Session: Uproar in RS over JNU protests; Left calls for probe over cop action, BJP demands Central govt 'oversight' of activities
Members of Left parties and the BJP on Friday clashed in Rajya Sabha over the issue of Jawaharlal Nehru University students' protest against a hike in hostel fees
Winter Session of Parliament: Prakash Javadekar sounds optimistic note on combating pollution; Opposition demands PM 'break silence' over electoral bonds
For the second consecutive day, air pollution was discussed at length in the Lok Sabha, while electoral bonds were discussed in the Rajya Sabha.
Parliament Updates: BJP moves bill seeking mass movement for cleanliness, spread message of Clean India in Rajya Sabha; proceedings reconvene in Lower House
Parliament LIVE Updates: In the Upper House, BJP leader Prabhat Jha wanted to pass Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (amendment of articles 51A) seeking to participate in mass movement for cleanliness and propagate the message of Clean India.