Aug 20, 2021 06:47 PM IST
The Congress President urged the Opposition parties to work “cohesively” together by rising above compulsions. Gandhi made these remarks while chairing the virtual meeting of 19 Opposition leaders.
- Aug 20, 2021 09:52 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and former National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally Shiromani Akali Dal have not been invited for the meeting.
- Aug 19, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The ruling party in Uttar Pradesh party also plans to highlight other decisions such as the recent one by the Centre to allocate 27 percent reservation for OBCs in the all-India quota for medical seats.
- Aug 16, 2021 12:33 PM IST
In its two-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the government also informed the top court that it will soon set up a committee of experts to examine all issues raised in the Pegasus Project row to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests.
- Aug 15, 2021 09:43 AM IST
The affordable housing rental complex (AHRC) scheme acknowledges the needs of mobile workers who spend short periods of time in the city and do not seek permanent housing. Applying what we know about migrant work and the development sector will help India to realise AHRC's potential.
- Aug 13, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The meeting on August 20 comes days after Opposition parties displayed unity against the government during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that concluded two days ahead of schedule on August 11.
- Aug 12, 2021 11:38 AM IST
The protest march comes a day after both Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die, two days ahead of scheduled conclusion of the Monsoon Session.
- Aug 11, 2021 08:14 PM IST
Earlier in the day, Lok Sabha was also adjourned sine die, two days ahead of scheduled conclusion on August 13.
- Aug 11, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Both the Houses saw rare unity between the government and the Opposition during the passage and voting of the Bill that seeks to restore the powers of states to have their own lists of OBCs for reservation in jobs and educational institutions.
- Aug 11, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Last year’s Monsoon Session held amid COVID-19 in September, saw 167 percent business productivity in Lok Sabha and 100.47 per cent in Rajya Sabha.
- Aug 11, 2021 01:30 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on August 10 during the discussion on farmers’ issue with at least two leaders from the Opposition climbing atop the reporters’ table, one waving a black cloth and another throwing a file at the chair after the House was adjourned.
- Aug 11, 2021 11:52 AM IST
In this Monsoon Session, scheduled to conclude on August 13, the only time the proceedings could be carried out in an orderly manner was during the passage of the Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill, 2021 on August 10 when the Opposition suspended its protests
- Aug 11, 2021 09:06 AM IST
The Amendment was necessitated after the Supreme Court in its Maratha reservation ruling in May 2021 upheld the 102nd Constitutional Amendment Act.
- Aug 10, 2021 10:47 PM IST
The current Parliament session, first since the devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, began on July 19. The opposition, which was already geared up to target the government over the contentious farm reform laws and the handling of coronavirus crisis, decided to disrupt the House proceedings after the Pegasus issue came to light.
- Aug 10, 2021 08:19 PM IST
The Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill received support from all Opposition parties after more than three weeks of constant disruptions in both the Houses over the Pegasus Project report, farm reform laws and price rise in the Monsoon Session of Parliament that began on July 19.
- Aug 10, 2021 10:41 AM IST
Union minister for social justice and empowerment Dr Virender Kumar, who introduced the bill in Lok Sabha on August 9, will move it for consideration in the Lower House on August 10
- Aug 09, 2021 04:40 PM IST
The Bill that seeks to abolish many appellate tribunals set up under various Acts, was passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote without a debate amid Opposition's protests on August 3.
- Aug 09, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said the government welcomed all the discussions and was ready to debate throughout the day.
- Aug 09, 2021 11:53 AM IST
The Bill, coming ahead of crucial elections in five states early next year, has political ramifications as restoring powers of the states to identify backward classes has been a demand by many regional parties and even the ruling party’s own OBC leaders.
- Aug 09, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Congress is likely to pause protests during the discussion on Constitution (127th) Amendment Bill to prevent the government from projecting it as a party opposing key legislation related to OBCs.
- Aug 06, 2021 01:25 PM IST
As many as 200 farmers have been camping at Jantar Mantar since July 22 as part of the “Kisan Sansad’ (farmers’ parliament) against three farm reform laws
- Aug 06, 2021 01:15 PM IST
Amid the din and without discussion, the Lok Sabha passed the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill and the Central University (Amendment) Bill.
- Aug 06, 2021 10:24 AM IST
As many as 200 farmers have been camping at Jantar Mantar since July 22 as part of the “Kisan Sansad’ (farmers’ parliament) against three farm reform laws.
- Aug 05, 2021 12:31 PM IST
The Court asked the petitioners in the Pegasus Project report case to serve copies of their petitions to the Centre.
- Aug 05, 2021 11:16 AM IST
The petitions will be heard by a Bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant.