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Indian Parliament

Manish Tewari | What ails Parliament?

A salient instrument of holding government accountable is Question Hour

03 Dec 2022 11:48 PM

Shikha Mukerjee | Parl as a battleground: Does disruption help govt or Opp?

The disruption provoked by the ruling side is identical to the art of the double con games and heists made popular on Netflix

31 Jul 2022 11:36 PM

AA Edit | Mum’s not the word in House

A fair bit of dissent and demonstrativeness is part of the package that defines democracy, especially a loud one like India

16 Jul 2022 1:39 AM

Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha Zero Hour again

Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the House till 12 noon and said both sides should resolve the matter

14 Dec 2021 2:30 AM

Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment bill, to be taken up in Parl next week

Bill seeks to amend Citizenship Act in order to grant Indian nationality to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians.

04 Dec 2019 11:21 AM


Rahul Gandhi plays it cool with media outside Parliament

Gandhi, back from sabbatical, arrived at the Parliament earlier on Tuesday.

26 Nov 2019 2:01 PM

'Today is a historic day,' says PM Modi in Parliament on Constitution day

PM Modi addressing a joint session of Parliament said the Constitution of India highlights both rights and duties of citizens.

26 Nov 2019 11:28 AM

Is repression in J&K the new ‘normal’?

Read any newspaper in the Valley and you will see nothing but loud self-censorship.

23 Nov 2019 12:00 AM

Ram Rahim follower detained while attempting to enter Parliament with knife

Sagar Insa has been taken to the Parliament police station for questioning.

02 Sep 2019 12:14 PM

Left loses coalition game

The traditional Left thus has to be in the fray independently in the upcoming Parliament polls.

24 Mar 2019 12:02 AM


Meeting of opposition parties in Parliament over security situation underway

The Opposition on Tuesday had decided to drop the formulation of the Common Minimum Programme as the agenda for their meeting.

27 Feb 2019 3:45 PM

Centre clears 10 per cent quota for economically weaker upper castes

The government is ready with a bill and will be introduced in the Parliament tomorrow, the last day of the Winter Session.

07 Jan 2019 2:55 PM

Venkaiah Naidu upset over claims on not checking disruptions

Naidu said one section is saying that the Chairman hasn’t done enough to smoothly conduct proceedings in the House.

04 Jan 2019 1:11 AM

Filing false poll affidavit a corrupt practice, can’t direct Parl for law on it: SC

SC said it 'agrees that the election affidavit should be treated seriously, but we cannot direct for a legislation'.

11 Sep 2018 10:24 AM

Law allowing death penalty for rape of children cleared by President

The amendment replaces criminal law amendment ordinance promulgated on April 21 after Kathua's rape and murder and another woman in Unnao.

12 Aug 2018 5:48 PM


Why the nation’s capital can never be a ‘state’

Delhi’s transformation from capital city to state is sure to be a prelude to the breakup of India.

06 Jun 2018 1:44 AM

BJP, Congress play politics of fast

Modi asks party MPs to protest on April 12; Rahul fixes April 9 date.

07 Apr 2018 7:07 AM

Loose talk about poll body unwarranted

The Office of Profit row over the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs has caused major ‘embarrassment’ to The Election Commission of India.

01 Apr 2018 3:34 AM

Non-functioning of Parliament must stop

There is little to be gained in trying to establish culpability for this deplorable state of affairs.

25 Mar 2018 12:12 AM

House proceedings washed out for week

The first week of the second leg of the Budget Session hardly saw any business getting transacted in both Houses of Parliament.

10 Mar 2018 12:23 AM