After backing CAA, Naveen Patnaik says no to NRC: BJD chief's balancing act aimed at restoring 'secular' image, say critics
After the Biju Janata Dal lent its support in Parliament to the Citizenship Amendment Act, Naveen Patnaik announced that his party does not support the National Register of Citizens.
RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi hails CAB as 'courageous step', congratulates Narendra Modi, Amit Shah for passage of Bill in Parliament
RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament and described it as a 'courageous step'
Parliament passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: Narendra Modi hails law as proof of 'compassion, brotherhood'; Opposition says dark day for democracy
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was described as unconstitutional by the slew of Opposition MPs who rose to oppose the legislation in the Upper House.
Parliament LATEST Updates: The contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed by the Upper House on Wednesday with 117 votes in favour and 92 against.
Chidambaram dared the government to put forward the opinion of the law department, or invite the Attorney-General to speak on the points mentioned by him.
Opposition speaking Pakistan's language by rejecting citizenship bill, legislation will be written in 'golden letters' in history, says Narendra Modi
Hours ahead of the tabling of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused he Opposition of speaking Pakistan's language on the legislation
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today, how 'fence-sitters' Shiv Sena, BJD, JD(U) will affect votes in Upper House
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to table the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and the ruling government will make efforts to ensure that the lack of majority in the Upper House does not become an obstacle in its aim to fulfill a key election promise. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha at midnight on Tuesday amid vehement objections from the Opposition.
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.
Rajya Sabha to debate CAB tomorrow: Attack on Constitution, claim Congress and CPM; Shiv Sena hints at withdrawing support; rifts in JD(U) over backing Bill
The question of supporting the Citizenship Amendment Bill created rifts within the JDU in Bihar and the Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra
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.
Parliament Updates: Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha with 311 votes in favour, 80 against
Parliament LIVE updates: The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lower House at midnight on Tuesday with 311 votes in favour of the proposed legislation. 80 MPs voted against the bill in the division of votes.
LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by overwhelming majority: BJP gets support from JDU, YSRCP, BJD; Opposition calls legislation discriminatory
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill saw an animated debate in the Lok Sabha on Monday after Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the contentious legislation with assurances of exemption for the north eastern states, and said that the proposed law has the "endorsement of 130 crore Indians".
Amit Shah wins round one of CAB debate in LS by blunting Opposition's attack, but deft touch will be required in RS
In touting “reasonable classification” as the basis behind the law, Amit Shah blunted Opposition’s key charge that CAB is violative of the Constitution.
Parliament's Winter Session: LS adjourns after BJP demands apology from Congress MPs over 'threatening behaviour' towards Smriti Irani
The Lok Sabha was adjourned early, before 3 pm on Friday following persistent demands by members of the BJP and some other parties for an apology by two Congress MPs, accused of adopting a 'threatening position' towards Union minister Smriti Irani
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha demands an apology from Congress MPs for behaviour towards Smriti Irani; Lower House adjourned for the day
Parliament LIVE updates: Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday following persistent demands by members of the BJP and some other parties for an apology by two Congress MPs, accused of adopting a "threatening position" towards Union minister Smriti Irani when she was speaking on the Unnao issue.
Winter Session of Parliament: RS approves Taxation (Amendment) Bill; Nirmala Sitharaman says 'good reforms' to boost economy will continue
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday gave its consent to the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, replacing an ordinance that was used to slash corporate tax rates in order to stimulate growth. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill and the Upper House cleared the legislation with voice vote without any changes.
Daily Bulletin: Voting begins in 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels in Karnataka; RBI MPC likely to slash repo rate for sixth time in a row; day's top stories
Here are day's top stories: Karnataka bypolls: Election for 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels today; contest ego battle for opposition, survival for BJP; P Chidambaram to hold presser at 12:30 pm, likely to attend Parliament today after bail in INX Media case ; and more
Parliament Winter Session: Citizenship Bill to be taken up by LS amid Oppn criticism, RS passes law to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies
The Opposition in Parliament heaped criticism on the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday.
ILP areas of Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram to be exempted from Citizenship Amendment Bill; draft legislation to come up in Lok Sabha on 9 Dec
The main objective of the ILP system is to prevent settlement of other Indian nationals in the three states in order to protect the indigenous population
Parliament Updates: Uproar in Rajya Sabha after Vijay Goel slams AAP govt for 'unfulfilled' poll promise of regularising Delhi's unauthorised colonies
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Centre on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha during a session of the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament that the personal data of at least 21 out of approximately 121 Whatsapp users may have been accessed by the attacker involved with the Pegasus software row in November.