Aug 06, 2015 06:28 PM IST
As hopes diminish about the passage of the GST bill during the Monsoon session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Congress needs to come back to the negotiating table to help boost the legislative process.
- Aug 05, 2015 06:51 PM IST
The minister said in Lok Sabha that India can see 8 per cent growth as the government is taking a host of steps to boost investment besides reviving stalled projects and pumping in more funds into PSU banks.
- Aug 03, 2015 06:51 PM IST
The 30-member Joint Committee of Parliament has likely suggested the government withdraw six key amendments, including the proposal to remove the key consent clause and requirement to submit social impact assessment (SIA) from the Land Acquisition Bill.
- Aug 03, 2015 06:25 PM IST
"For the greater interest of Parliamentary democracy, we are opposed to suspension of 25 Lok Sabha MPs. We are not attending Lok Sabha from tomorrow," Bandyopadhyay said in a statement.
- Aug 03, 2015 06:17 PM IST
Congress-led opposition parties continued to stall the proceedings of Parliament, inviting the ire of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who went on to suspend at least 25 opposition MPs for five days.
- Jul 28, 2015 09:36 PM IST
NDA constituent Shiv Sena, which has reservations over the land bill, on Tuesday joined a meeting of opposition parties to work out a strategy to thwart the proposed changes in the 2013 law which are up for consideration before a Joint Committee of Parliament.
- Jul 22, 2015 02:15 PM IST
The landmark bill on GST on Wednesday won majority support of the Rajya Sabha Select Committee, which endorsed almost all the provisions while also agreeing to demands of parties like TMC for a five-year compensation to states.
- Jul 21, 2015 05:20 PM IST
On the first day of the proceeding of the Monsoon session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha faced three back-to-back adjournments after Opposition created uproar seeking Sushma's resignation in the row over alleged links with former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi.
- Jul 21, 2015 01:30 PM IST
Anil Padmanabhan, Deputy Managing Editor, MINT says the battle is half won but implementation of the GST Bill, deciding upon the compensation levels and increase in the rate will remain a cause of worry.
- Jul 20, 2015 01:13 PM IST
With the Monsoon Session beginning on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to parties to utilise Parliament time for discussing all issues and said running both the Houses is a shared responsibility of all, even as he exhorted them to move forward on the contentious Land Bill.
- Jul 20, 2015 12:59 PM IST
The Central government has indicated its willingness to amend Section 19 to get all state governments on board and the Select Panel is unanimous in this decision.
- Jul 15, 2015 07:42 PM IST
Arvind Sawant, MP, Shiv Sena and Rajeev Gowda of the Congress spoke to CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan on whether they think the impasse on Land Bill is likely to continue or they see a break through soon.
- Jul 15, 2015 02:54 PM IST
Addressing a press conference in the national capital following the Niti Aayog meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claimed that several Chief Ministers had earlier agreed the land bill amendments.
- Jul 15, 2015 09:36 AM IST
The reason behind the fall and rise in oil prices yesterday, according to Miswin Mahesh of Barclays is the fact that the Iranian nuclear agreement still needs to be approved within the Congress in the US. They have 60 days to do that.
- Jul 14, 2015 11:42 AM IST
The GST Panel met last Friday to review the Constitutional Amendment Bill. As of now, the Congress Party stands isolated on the 1 percent additional tax to be done away with.
- Jul 10, 2015 10:19 PM IST
Sources say the Congress is likely to submit a 'dissent note' on this subject when the panel submits the report.
- Jul 07, 2015 01:44 PM IST
Editor & Columnist Shekhar Gupta said a stormy session is expected in Rajya Sabha but the Congress needs to be sensible with its views.
- Jul 06, 2015 09:18 AM IST
Sources said the government was anyway not hopeful of the Land Bill being taken up in the monsoon session, but the latest development on the GST Bill has come as a nasty surprise.
- Jun 15, 2015 08:44 PM IST
Asserting that the External Affairs Minister could have done what she did without the consent of the Prime Minister, pointing to some "new facts" that, according to the Congress, appeared on Sunday.
- May 26, 2015 10:02 AM IST
Former Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman Pradip Baijal has launched a scathing attack on the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior Congress leaders and the CBI in his latest book.
- May 25, 2015 05:47 PM IST
P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister, raises questions about various policies and bills undertaken during the first year of BJP in power.
- May 12, 2015 04:49 PM IST
"We took two years to bring Land Bill and NDA government killed the Bill in a very short time, " Rahul Gandhi said while addressing the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
- May 06, 2015 05:00 PM IST
Special judge Bharat Parashar has asked all 15 accused to appear on May 22 after taking cognizance of CBI chargesheet in connection with the Amar-Konda Murga-Dangal coal block allocation scam case.
- May 06, 2015 03:00 PM IST
The Lower House or the Lok Sabha passed the Goods and Service Tax, or the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill on Wednesday amid furore in the Parliament with the Congress staging a walkout.
- May 05, 2015 09:53 PM IST
Rajeev Dimri, leader - indirect tax, BMR & Associates says multiple agencies can interpret the Bill in different ways. It is necessary to empower the GST council, he adds.