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Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die

The 2022 Budget Session was to culminate on April 8   New Delhi: The 2022 Budget Session of the Parliament concluded on Thursday, a day before scheduled, after both Houses were adjourned sine die. The 2022 Budget session was held in two parts. The first one began on January 31 and ended on February 11....

Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav, Azam Khan resign from Lok Sabha to retain UP Assembly seats

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav resigned as Member of Parliament on Tuesday. Besides him, another SP leader, Azam Khan, who won the Assembly election from Rampur, has resigned from the Lok Sabha. Akhilesh Yadav submitted his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Azam Khan’s resignation is expected to be submitted the same...

Fuel price rise leads to ruckus in Parliament; Opposition parties stage walkout in Lok Sabha

RS MP Mallikarjun Kharge accuses govt of plundering the poor   New Delhi: The echo of protests against the latest fuel price rise was heard in both Houses of the Parliament on Tuesday. The prices of petrol and diesel were raised by 80 paise, while that of domestic LPG was increased by Rs 50. In...

Opposition in Lok Sabha walks out over Yogi Adityanath’s controversial vote appeal

New Delhi: The echo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s controversial vote appeal on Wednesday was heard in the Lok Sabha on Friday. In a video, Adityanath had said the Uttar Pradesh would turn into “Kerala, Bengal or Kerala” if BJP did not return to power. The comment was met with severe criticism not...

Outrage over Mahua Moitra’s ‘Jain boy’ comment; Rupani demands apology

New Delhi/Rajkot: Trinamool Congress MP in Lok Sabha Mahua Moitra’s comment related to closure of non-veg stalls in Ahmedabad triggered a massive outrage from the Jain community, with several demanding an apology from her. On Saturday, former Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who is also from the community, tweeted, “I strongly condemn the statement made...

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die day before end of Winter Session

New Delhi: The Winter Session of the Parliament has ended a day before its scheduled conclusion on Thursday, December 23. Both the Houses were adjourned sine die on Wednesday. No matter was listed for business in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, giving rise to speculation earlier in the day that the House would be adjourned...

Fully vaccinated BSP MP Kunwar Danish Ali tests Covid-positive; informs contacts to isolate

New Delhi: BSP leader and Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha Kunwar Danish Ali said that he has tested positive for Covid-19. The MP, who had attended the Parliament on Monday, has urged those who came in contact with him to isolate themselves and get tested. In a tweet, Kunwar Danish Ali wrote that...

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Minister should be sacked, punished, says Rahul Gandhi in LS

New Delhi: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi once again took up the matter of Lakhimpur Kheri violence in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. He demanded the resignation of and punishment for junior Home minister Ajay Mishra for his involvement. “We should be allowed to speak about the murder that was committed in Lakhimpur Kheri, where there...

Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment motion to discuss Lakhimpur Kheri violence

New Delhi: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday for discussion of Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Terming it a matter of urgent importance, he said that the report by the special investigation team of Uttar Pradesh police had highlighted that the “massacre of farmers at Lakhimpur was a pre-planned...

12 MPs’ suspension: Opposition leaders meet to discuss strategy to demand revocation of order

New Delhi: The 12 MPs’ suspension from Rajya Sabha has become a bone of contention between the Opposition and the government since the start of the Winter Session of the Parliament. Leaders of Opposition parties in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha met on Tuesday to discuss the strategy to demand revocation of the order. The...

Sonia Gandhi raises objection to ‘misogynist’ passage in CBSE class 10 question paper

Opposition walks out over ‘lackadaisical, indifferent’ attitude of govt; meanwhile, CBSE drops passage from question paper New Delhi: Congress president and MP Sonia Gandhi raised the issue of a comprehension passage in the CBSE class 10 question paper. The said passage, which was part of the question paper for the exam held on December 11,...

Nagaland firing a case of mistaken identity, says Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

  New Delhi: In his statement in the Lok Sabha on Monday on the Nagaland firing, Union Home minister Amit Shah repeated the Army’s stand that the incident was a result of mistaken identity. Recounting the happenings, Shah said that the Army had received inputs about insurgents’ movement in Nagaland. On the basis of this...