Parliament updates: Owaisi slams BJP over violence against Muslims, says India can't become $5 trillion economy if issue not addressed
Parliament LIVE updates: In Lok Sabha, Asaduddin Owaisi said that the Narendra Modi government needs to keep a check on its 'Indian nationalism' ideology. "If every month, a Muslim will be attacked, how will India become a Rs 5-trillion economy by 2024? If you put a leash on Indian nationalism, mob lynching will be over," he said.
The Union Cabinet will take a call on Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to overseas Indians.
Rise of grassroot workers: By elevating Om Birla, Thawar Chand Gehlot, BJP is telling the story of a new India
On a much wider ambit, these decisions are also meant as signals that differentiate the BJP brand from other political parties.
Parliament Updates: Bill to overturn Sabarimala SC verdict introduced in Lok Sabha; House takes up private member bills
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Rajya Sabha reconvened at 2.30 pm. Private members bills are now being introduced supported with weak ayes and feeble noes. The live broadcast on Rajya Sabha TV showed most seats empty. Several members who had notified to move private member bills were also absent.
Eradication of social evils like triple talaq, nikah halala imperative to ensure equal rights for women, says President Ram Nath Kovind
In Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind said eradication of social evils like triple talaq and nikah halala is a must to ensure equal rights for women.
'Centre will implement NRC on priority in areas affected by infiltration': President Ram Nath Kovind at joint sitting of Parliament
In his Parliament speech, President Ram Nath Kovind said the Centre will implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in areas affected by infiltration.
Parliament Updates: Rajya Sabha convenes for the first time since LS polls; Modi introduces Council of Ministers in House
Parliament LIVE Updates: "To ensure equal rights for women, it is important to do away with practices like triple talaq and Nikah-Halala," Kovind said. He also stressed upon the need to ensure women's security. He said that the government has brought in several tough legislation to ensure a safer atmosphere for women, and going forward, it will also ensure proper implementation of existing laws on women's security.
As Manmohan Singh's nearly 30-year-long tenure as a Rajya Sabha member ended on Friday and HD Deve Gowda lost from Tumkur seat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, no former prime minister will be present in the forthcoming Budget session of the Parliament.
Virender Kumar to be pro tem Speaker in 17th Lok Sabha: Temporary Lok Sabha moderator's main role is to administer oath to new MPs
BJP MP Dr Virender Kumar was appointed as the pro tem or interim Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
As the Election Commission gears up for the final phase of the Lok Sabha election due on 19 May, voters are looking forward to the result-day on 23 May, which will appoint India's 17th Lok Sabha in Parliament.
India gets first Lokpal: Whether ombudsman will bring in change or be restricted to optics remains a question
With the appointment of former SC judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose as country’s first Lokpal, it will be interesting to see what tangible changes it can lead to or will it remain good for optics alone
Lok Sabha election: BJP declares first list of 184 candidates; at least 35 of 78 MPs re-nominated have criminal cases against them
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha election on Thursday, and the attention is focused on the 'big wigs' who have been retained to make good on the party's ticket.
SC dismisses petition challenging re-promulgation of triple talaq ordinance; CJI says 'can't do much' after bill lapsed in RS
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition challenging the Triple Talaq ordinance, which was passed by the Centre in February.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced that she will lead a padyatra (rally) in Kolkata on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Friday.
MEA to brief Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs regarding India-Pakistan relations today
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs will be briefed on the current India-Pakistan relations by the MEA on Friday.
Indian Railways demands Rs 16.43 crore from Lok Sabha for operating canteens in Parliament; amount claimed as ‘establishment cost’
Northern Railway has demanded Rs 16.43 crore from the Lok Sabha secretariat for running four canteens in Parliament — where food prices are significantly low — during 2017-18, an RTI query has revealed. This amount was claimed as "subsidy claim and establishment cost".
The Parliament had passed the Bill on Wednesday.
10% quota for upper castes: NS Tomar says Winter Session will be remembered as 'historic' for Bill's passage
Parliamentary Affairs minister NS Tomar on Thursday said that the recently concluded Winter Session of the Parliament will be remembered as historic for the passing of 124th Constitutional Amendment Bill.
Lok Sabha passes Bill to create DNA bank of criminals, known offenders; clears use of technology to solve parentage disputes
The bill that provides for regulation of use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology for establishing the identity of certain categories of persons, including offenders, victims, suspects and undertrials was passed in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.