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  • China kicks off delayed parliament session, sets no annual GDP target due to COVID-19 crisis May 22, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    China kicks off delayed parliament session, sets no annual GDP target due to COVID-19 crisis

    The National People's Congress (NPC) session with about 2,900 members began this morning at the Great Hall of People amid unprecedented security in the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic which has killed 4,634 people in China, majority of them in Wuhan where the deadly virus emerged in December last year.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Ridiculous to equate MPs with doctors: Karti Chidambaram hits back at Tejasvi Surya Mar 19, 2020 12:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Ridiculous to equate MPs with doctors: Karti Chidambaram hits back at Tejasvi Surya

    Karti's tweet was in response to Tejasvi's statement that read: "If our doctors, healthcare workers, soldiers at borders & airport staff are functioning braving all odds, shouldn’t we be doing our duties as well? "

  • What is the Jallianwala Bagh Bill, and why is the Congress opposing it? Jul 09, 2019 06:24 PM IST

    What is the Jallianwala Bagh Bill, and why is the Congress opposing it?

    The bill also seeks to empower the central government to terminate a nominated trustee before the expiry of his/her term

  • How productive was the 16th Lok Sabha? Feb 18, 2019 04:58 PM IST

    How productive was the 16th Lok Sabha?

    The PRS report also pointed out that in the budget session of 2018-19, 100 percent of demands were passed without discussion

  • Govt wants to pass SC/ST bill in current Parliament session: Rajnath Singh Aug 02, 2018 01:59 PM IST

    Govt wants to pass SC/ST bill in current Parliament session: Rajnath Singh

    As the Opposition criticised the government for not taking action to restore the provisions which were struck down by the Supreme Court, Singh told the Lok Sabha that the Union Cabinet has already cleared a bill in this regard.

  • Govt hopes to bring new telecom policy in next Parliament session Mar 20, 2018 03:22 PM IST

    Govt hopes to bring new telecom policy in next Parliament session

    "The new telecom policy is almost ready, and, this month, we will place it on the Department's website for public comments. We will bring it in the next session of Parliament," said Sinha on the sidelines of 'Deendayal SPARSH Yojana' award ceremony.

  • Govt to bring new consumer law to check misleading ads: Paswan Oct 17, 2016 07:44 AM IST

    Govt to bring new consumer law to check misleading ads: Paswan

    A group of ministers, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will soon meet to finalise the amendments to the new Consumer Protection Bill, 2015, based on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, he added.

  • Cabinet to take up Budget overhaul; Session likely from Jan 24 Sep 15, 2016 04:26 PM IST

    Cabinet to take up Budget overhaul; Session likely from Jan 24

    While early convening of the Budget Session may become a norm in the years to come, the Winter Session of Parliament is likely to be convened on November 12 this year to get the supporting legislations for the GST rollout approved early.

  • Moving to GST regime will be beneficial for economy: DBS Jul 26, 2016 01:56 PM IST

    Moving to GST regime will be beneficial for economy: DBS

    Hopes are high that the long-standing Goods and Services Tax (GST), which has been pending for more than a decade, will be passed in the ongoing monsoon Parliament session.

  • PM Modi rues RS not passing GST,says states would have benefited May 13, 2016 12:40 PM IST

    PM Modi rues RS not passing GST,says states would have benefited

    The Prime Minister, who spoke in the Upper House as it bid farewell to 53 retiring MPs, noted that Rajya Sabha members are representatives of the states and the interest of their state should be a priority for them.

  • PU dispute resolution bill likely in upcoming session: Finmin Apr 08, 2016 04:50 PM IST

    PU dispute resolution bill likely in upcoming session: Finmin

    We are working on that public utility dispute resolution bill. We are trying best to introduce in...Budget Session, but we need to complete a lot of work. The draft is ready, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said Friday.

  • BJP asks MPs to take Budget to the people Mar 09, 2016 11:28 AM IST

    BJP asks MPs to take Budget to the people

    At a meeting of the BJP parliamentary party, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present, party chief Amit Shah told MPs that the they should take "Budget to the people" by highlighting the schemes and ensure that the benefits reach grassroot levels.

  • Difficult to predict timeline for passage of GST bill: Govt Dec 23, 2015 03:28 PM IST

    Difficult to predict timeline for passage of GST bill: Govt

    The proposed goods and services tax (GST) is aimed at launching the biggest revenue shake-up in decades as it seeks to replace a slew of federal and state levies, converting the nation of 1.2 billion people into a customs union.

  • Govt working on e-commerce definition for clarity: Nirmala Nov 26, 2015 09:52 AM IST

    Govt working on e-commerce definition for clarity: Nirmala

    State governments have given their inputs, so we thought at least we should define this whole thing as what is a market place, why it is a market place, when it is portal related," Sitharaman told PTI.

  • Cabinet meets to discuss agrarian crisis due to hailstorm Apr 29, 2015 10:40 AM IST

    Cabinet meets to discuss agrarian crisis due to hailstorm

    The government is unlikely to take up the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill in the Budget session as it has five more months to pass the ordinance. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Monsoon session.

  • Centre to spend Rs 5lk Cr on developing waterways: Gadkari Apr 01, 2015 07:24 PM IST

    Centre to spend Rs 5lk Cr on developing waterways: Gadkari

    Gadkari also said the bill for developing 101 river stretches as waterways would be passed in the Parliament session this month, and that the work on developing the 1,620 km-long waterway between Varanasi and Haldia has begun. "I am not showing any dream to you.

  • Rahul Gandhi goes on sabbatical, skips Parliament session Feb 23, 2015 08:47 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi goes on sabbatical, skips Parliament session

    With his surprise sabbatical "for a few weeks" sparking speculations, sources within Congress on Monday said Rahul Gandhi was upset over his views and strategies being rejected by party veterans.

  • Cabinet nod for GST Constitutional Amendment Bill likely Dec 17, 2014 06:20 PM IST

    Cabinet nod for GST Constitutional Amendment Bill likely

    The bill is slated to give a complete constitutional framework to sharing of taxes between the Centre and the states.

  • Substantive work done, Monsoon Session successful: Govt Sep 07, 2013 06:52 PM IST

    Substantive work done, Monsoon Session successful: Govt

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said "substantive work" was done in the month-long session which had also witnessed the passage of a key economic reform legislation, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, which was hanging fire for nearly a decade due to political differences.

  • Sibal's meeting with industry deferred till Sep 11 Sep 02, 2013 01:04 PM IST

    Sibal's meeting with industry deferred till Sep 11

    Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's meeting with the industry heads in the telecom sector has been deferred till September 11. The open house discussion has been deferred for the second time now.

  • Amendments to the SEBI Act get Lok Sabha nod Aug 27, 2013 09:16 PM IST

    Amendments to the SEBI Act get Lok Sabha nod

    Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved amendments to the SEBI Act providing for appointment of presiding officer at the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT).

  • NTC garners Rs 6,154 cr through sale of surplus land Aug 05, 2013 07:18 PM IST

    NTC garners Rs 6,154 cr through sale of surplus land

    National Textiles Corporation (NTC) generated funds of Rs 6,154 crore from the sale of surplus land. The Parliament was informed about the proceedings of the sale in its monsoon session today.

  • Food Bill: Government considers special parliament session Jun 13, 2013 01:13 PM IST

    Food Bill: Government considers special parliament session

    There are deep divisions within the ruling Congress party and its allies over how to ratify the plan. Many lawmakers oppose using an executive order and want the measure passed in parliament.

  • Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2012: Gives Some; Takes Some! Dec 22, 2012 12:53 PM IST

    Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2012: Gives Some; Takes Some!

    It's been a parliament session of half measures- the most successful was the banking amendment Bill that cleared both houses albeit with some changes.

  • Nifty unlikely to make any decisive move: Udayan Nov 23, 2012 08:46 AM IST

    Nifty unlikely to make any decisive move: Udayan

    It has been a flat week for the market so far. CNBC-TV18's managing editor Udayan Mukherjee says there is not much reason for the market to make a big decisive move. “In any case it has been stuck in a range. It looks like it will be that way for a few days longer,” he adds.

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