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Budget Session in Parliament from January 31; Union Budget on Feb 1

New Delhi: The Budget Session of the Parliament will begin in both Houses of Parliament on January 31, 2022. The Union Budget will be presented on February 1. The Buget session is likely to be held in two parts, according to reports. The first part that will begin on January 31 will conclude on Febuary...

Factually incorrect narrative presented over Rajya Sabha MPs’ suspension: RS Secretariat

New Delhi: A day after the Parliament was adjourned sine die ahead of schedule, the Rajya Sabha secretariat attempted to defend the chairman’s stand on suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs and the subsequent stalemate in the House proceedings. “It has been noted with concern that a factually incorrect narrative has been presented based on...

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...

Opposition leaders boycott meeting to discuss 12 Rajya Sabha MPs’ suspension

New Delhi: The Opposition has boycotted the five-party meet called by the government on Monday to discuss the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs. The parties had been invited on Sunday for the meet. Opposition leader met on Monday morning to decide whether to attend it or not. It was then decided that the Opposition...

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...

Tamil Nadu chopper crash: Rajnath Singh to brief Parliament today

CDS Bipin Rawat and his wife who were among the 13 who died in the chopper crash on Wednesday will be laid to rest in Delhi on Friday New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will on Thursday give a statement in the Parliament regarding the IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu in which Chief...

At Congress Parliamentary meet, Sonia Gandhi lashes out at Modi govt

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressed the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) meeting in the Central Hall of the Parliament on Wednesday morning. Congress MPs from Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha attended the meet. Sonia Gandhi spoke on a number of topics, including farmers’ issues, inflation, suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs, etc. Lashing out at...

Nagaland firing: Home Minister Amit Shah to give statement in both Houses of Parliament

New Delhi: A day after reports of civilians in Nagaland killed by the Indian Army, Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement on the incident in both the Houses of the Parliament on Monday afternoon. At least 14 civilians were killed in Mon district of Nagaland over two days in a botched-up Army operation...

BJP MPs protest against Opposition MPs’ ‘unruly behaviour’ in Parliament

New Delhi: It was a protest against protest in the Parliament on Friday. Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest against ‘unruly behaviour’ by MPs of Opposition parties near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Reacting to BJP MPs’ protest, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said, “It was needlessly provocative of the BJP MPs...