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Zero hour

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

LS Speaker takes sense of House, asks opposition to raise issues in zero hour

Speaker gave directions soon after the House met for the day and opposition members sought to raise their issues.

05 Dec 2019 4:52 PM

Scrutiny of bills: M Venkaiah Naidu rejects Opposition allegations

15 RS members had expressed concern in a letter.

30 Jul 2019 1:35 AM

MPs from BJP, NCP give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha

The Zero Hour refers to the time immediately following the Question Hour in both the Houses of Parliament.

25 Jul 2019 10:55 AM

There should be one nation, one electricity tariff says, Rajya Sabha BJP member

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in the House, Swait Malik of the BJP highlighted that power tariffs vary across states.

15 Jul 2019 5:23 PM


‘Educated’ speaker: Om Birla after Bhagwant Mann changed subject during Zero Hour

Birla further said that if any parliamentarian wants to change the subject during Zero Hour then they have to take permission from him.

04 Jul 2019 4:06 PM

OM Birla urges Lok Sabha MPs not to walk out during Zero Hour

The speaker also requested the new members to not level any allegations against anyone without proof.

04 Jul 2019 3:23 PM

West Bengal name change: TMC MP urges RS Secretary-General to raise matter

Ray submitted the notice on June 26 to raise the matter during zero hour on Thursday citing urgency.

27 Jun 2019 5:49 PM

TMC vs SP-AAP: Opposition divided on Rajya Sabha floor strategy

Members of the Aam Aadmi Party too were in the Well, apparently over the sealing of commercial establishments in Delhi.

06 Feb 2018 1:29 AM

For first time in 15 years, Rajya Sabha takes up all queries

As many as 11 members were allowed to speak on issues of public importance during Zero Hour.

03 Jan 2018 12:25 AM


BJP MP says millions denied pension as fingerprints don’t match Aadhaar data

BJP lawmaker Sushil Kumar Singh raised issue in the Zero Hour and asked Centre to consider the matter seriously and resolve the problem.

29 Dec 2017 4:42 PM

RS Chairman Naidu reminds ministers not to use ‘beg’ in House

Naidu on the opening day of the winter session advised the ministers and members to not use 'I beg to lay' the papers in the House.

29 Dec 2017 1:59 PM