The ex-Bihar deputy chief minister's election to the Upper House of the Parliament is all but certain as the BJP-led NDA has a majority in the state Assembly
Pvt hospitals charged high fees, sustainable pricing could've averted many COVID-19 deaths, finds parliamentary panel
Underlining that healthcare spending in the country is 'abysmally low', the panel said the fragility of the Indian health ecosystem posed a big hurdle in generating an effective response against COVID-19 pandemic
Besides Puri, those elected to the Parliament's Upper House are BJP's Neeraj Shekhar, Arun Singh, Geeta Shakya, Haridwar Dubey, Brijlal, BL Varma and Seema Dwivedi; Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav; and BSP's Ramji Gautam, said Assistant Returning Officer Mohd Mushahid
Six BSP MLAs rebel against party over Ramji Gautam's Rajya Sabha nomination; party claims horse-trading
Four of the six rebel MLAs alleged in an affidavit that their signatures on Gautam's nomination for the Rajya Sabha polls had been forged
Rajya Sabha election for 11 seats from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand on 9 November; counting on same day
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on 25 November
Rethinking role of presiding officers in Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha will lead to better functioning of Parliament
A new setup that includes the guidelines outlined below could drastically reduce the abuse of their powers by the presiding officers of both Houses of Parliament
Truncated Monsoon Session clocks highest productivity in 20 yrs, but Opposition cries foul over breakneck speed of legislation
On average, Lok Sabha discussed a Bill for 1.5 hours, and Rajya Sabha discussed a Bill for just about an hour before passing it
Stormy Monsoon Session of Parliament sees Rajya Sabha pass 25 Bills over Opposition's protest, absence
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said in concluding remarks that the House’s productivity was 100.47 percent, while written replies were given to a total of 1,567 unstarred questions
Parliament's Monsoon Session ends prematurely; LS, RS rush key farm, labour bills; Oppn boycotts Upper House
The Rajya Sabha was adjourned with the Opposition still fuming over the events that led to suspension of eight MPs.
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after House passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020; Monsoon session cut short by 7 days
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Monsoon Session of the Parliament was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, 7 days before the schedule, amid concerns of the spread of coronavirus among lawmakers
Parliament LIVE Updates: Speaker Om Birla has extended the Lok Sabha proceedings till 10 pm today. The House is taking up the Zero Hour now
LS passes labour reforms, RS clears 7 bills as Opposition keeps away from Parliament over suspension of MPs
As per PTI the Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to conclude tomorrow (23 September, Wednesday), eight days before it is scheduled to end, amid concerns of the spread of coronavirus among lawmakers.
Who controls Parliament? Instead of building a robust system, we have bled its vitality, dignity and efficacy
Seven decades, sixteen Lok Sabha and two hundred and fifty one Rajya Sabha sessions later, we have reached a situation where executive doesn’t just have a link to legislature through Parliament, but there is a near-complete Executive take-over of the Legislature. Bit by bit, over these seven decades, every government has contributed to the undermining of the institution of Parliament.
Will boycott Rajya Sabha till suspensions of eight MPs revoked, says Opposition; apologise first, demands Centre
Leader of the House Thaawarchand Gehlot said the suspended members tried to portray that it is the mistake of the Chair and not the opposition. "This is not proper," he added
LS passes FCRA bill, Opposition claims Centre acting as 'Big Brother'; eight RS MPs suspended over farm bills row
The draft law seeks to make it mandatory for officer-bearers of NGOS to provide Aadhar numbers at the time of registration and also to bar public servants from receiving foreign funds.
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote after a detailed debate.
Centre tells Parliament nearly 1,200 detained under stringent NSA by police in 2017, 2018; 563 still in custody
According to the 2018 NCRB report, Madhya Pradesh detained the highest number of people under the NSA in 2017 and 2018 among all states followed by UP
Opposition members protested against the decision, leading to adjournment of the proceedings for about 20 minutes
BJP likely to move motion seeking 'strong action' against Opposition MPs for row in Rajya Sabha, says source
This comes after 12 Opposition parties moved a no-confidence notice against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh over the manner in which the bills were passed in House
Farm bills row in RS: BJP says Opposition's behaviour 'disgraceful'; RSTV feed cut, claims TMC's Derek O'Brien
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the passage of the bills "a watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture", the Congress and other Opposition parties slammed the bills as "death warrants" of farmers, and called it a "black day for democracy".