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Monsoon session

Parsa | What is PM Modi afraid of?

The prime minister should have used the debate on farm bills to underscore their virtues

24 Sep 2020 9:53 PM

Monsoon session: Congress to take on Centre over China, economy

The party will also raise the issue of the handling of Covid-19 pandemic amid a sharp rise in the number of cases, besides economic slump

09 Sep 2020 1:12 PM

Maharashtra monsoon session begins with COVID prevention norms

The state government has taken elaborate measures to ensure the smooth passage of the shortest-ever monsoon session

07 Sep 2020 1:07 PM

Pavan K Varma | A Parliament without questions is no democracy

The decision to do away with Question Hour indicates that the government has no answers

06 Sep 2020 6:05 PM

Parliament monsoon session: No question hour, curtailed Zero Hour

There will also be no breaks during the session and both Houses will function on Saturdays and Sundays as well

02 Sep 2020 3:19 PM

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Momentum of inertia, govt remains in denial

The hectic legislative schedule of the BJP on establishing a proto Hindu rashtra with lawful approval masks a curious and intriguing deletion.

18 Nov 2019 1:58 AM

Government to redevelop Parliament building or build new one by 2022

The project to build a composite complex for various ministries will also kick off very soon.

13 Sep 2019 9:14 AM

Won't tolerate rapes, will curb crimes against women: PM Modi on Mann ki Baat

Referring to issue of talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq, Modi said economic growth will be incomplete without a social transformation.

26 Aug 2018 2:25 PM

Will a stringent anti-trafficking law really protect women?

Trafficking under this bill also includes begging, domestic work, farm or factory work.

21 Aug 2018 12:55 AM

Throwback to the days when Third Front was a reality

The BJP and the Congress better watch out as they could well be outwitted by the newbie party once again.

12 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

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BJP blames Congress for triple talaq impasse

The Congress-led Opposition has been demanding that the bill be sent to the Select Committee for further scrutiny.

11 Aug 2018 12:47 AM

Triple Talaq bill not tabled in Rajya Sabha, deferred to next session

Triple talaq bill was to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Friday a day after Union Cabinet made amendments in it.

10 Aug 2018 3:55 PM

After amendments, triple talaq bill to face Rajya Sabha test today

If the Triple Talaq bill is cleared in Rajya Sabha, it will be sent back to Lok Sabha for approval.

10 Aug 2018 9:32 AM

Upset over RS speaker's 'partisan' role, Cong to skip his breakfast

The Congress is also miffed over the government's push to key legislation without discussion in Parliament.

10 Aug 2018 8:51 AM

After 3-month hiatus, Arun Jaitley attends Parliament for first time today

Arun Jaitley, who stopped attending office in April for a renal transplant, participated in vote for Deputy Chairperson of RS on Thursday.

09 Aug 2018 4:32 PM

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BK Hariprasad to be Congress candidate for RS Dy Chairperson post

The elections will be held on the second last day of the monsoon session of Parliament, on August 9.

08 Aug 2018 10:23 AM

Monsoon Session to start today

Opposition BJP likely to corner govt on alleged bus procurement scam.

06 Aug 2018 12:54 AM

Lok Sabha passes bill to provide death to child rape convicts

The bill replaces Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21, following outcry over Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

30 Jul 2018 9:14 PM

Have reservations about reservation system in politics, says women panel chief

Rekha Sharma's remarks come at a time when oppn is urging govt to ensure women reservation bill is passed in Monsoon session of Parliament.

27 Jul 2018 9:02 PM

The no-trust debate reveals NDA fissures

A no-trust move is resorted to when a government’s opponents feel that the running of the country is in poor shape.

22 Jul 2018 12:00 AM

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