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  • Parliament’s Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha passes two farm bills amid ruckus Sep 20, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    Parliament’s Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha passes two farm bills amid ruckus

    Before passing the two contentious farm bills, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for a brief period earlier in the day after heated exchanges between sides supporting and opposing the bills.

  • Parliament's Monsoon Session: Heated exchanges in Rajya Sabha during debate on farm bills Sep 20, 2020 01:51 PM IST

    Parliament's Monsoon Session: Heated exchanges in Rajya Sabha during debate on farm bills

    There was uproar in the Rajya Sabha after YSRCP MP V Vijaysai Reddy, while speaking in support of the farm bill, accused the Congress of "hypocrisy" saying the bill contained promises made by the Grand Old Party in its Lok Sabha poll manifesto.

  • Coronavirus India impact | Parliament's Monsoon Session could be curtailed, may end this week Sep 20, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Coronavirus India impact | Parliament's Monsoon Session could be curtailed, may end this week

    Parliament's Monsoon Session which was scheduled to conclude on October 1, may be cut short amid threat of COVID-19 spreading among Members of Parliament and the staff.

  • Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda takes oath as Rajya Sabha member Sep 20, 2020 10:08 AM IST

    Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

    This is the first time that the former prime minister and Janata Dal (Secular) party leader HD Deve Gowda has become a member of the Rajya Sabha 1996.

  • How Akali Dal was forced to quit the Union Cabinet over the three farm bills Sep 18, 2020 10:47 AM IST

    How Akali Dal was forced to quit the Union Cabinet over the three farm bills

    With just 18 months for the assembly polls in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal was forced to pick a side.

  • Parliament Session Highlights | Both agriculture bills passed in Lok Sabha; House adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow Sep 17, 2020 08:42 AM IST

    Parliament Session Highlights | Both agriculture bills passed in Lok Sabha; House adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow

    Parliament Monsoon Session 2020 Highlights: The 18-day Monsoon Session of Parliament is being held amid unprecedented precautionary measures against COVID-19 due to a continuing spike in cases.

  • Day 2 of Parliament Monsoon Session: Rajnath Singh to speak on LAC standoff with China Sep 15, 2020 09:49 AM IST

    Day 2 of Parliament Monsoon Session: Rajnath Singh to speak on LAC standoff with China

    Rajnath Singh's statement is scheduled for 3 pm amid the Opposition’s demand of a debate on the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

  • EPF withdrawals during lockdown at nearly Rs 40,000 crore Sep 14, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    EPF withdrawals during lockdown at nearly Rs 40,000 crore

    MoS for Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar made the statement on September 14, while answering a question on the same during the Monsoon session of Parliament

  • Parliament’s Monsoon Session: 25 MPs test positive for COVID-19 on Day 1 Sep 14, 2020 03:12 PM IST

    Parliament’s Monsoon Session: 25 MPs test positive for COVID-19 on Day 1

    As many as 17 Lok Sabha Members of Parliament (MPs) have tested positive for COVID-19 on the first day of the Monsoon Session, news reports suggest.

  • In pics | Parliament Monsoon Session begins on September 14 amid coronavirus pandemic Sep 14, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    In pics | Parliament Monsoon Session begins on September 14 amid coronavirus pandemic

    The 18-day session will run until October 1 and will be held under strict safety protocols like staggered seating arrangement of MPs in chambers of both houses, introduction of mobile app for registering their attendance and seats separated with poly-carbon sheets in the house have been put in place at the parliament building complex.

  • PM Modi ahead of monsoon session: Hope MPs give unequivocal message that nation stands with soldiers Sep 14, 2020 10:32 AM IST

    PM Modi ahead of monsoon session: Hope MPs give unequivocal message that nation stands with soldiers

    The Parliament's monsoon session, first in the COVID-19 era, is expected to be stormy as the Opposition has plans to corner the government over a host of contentious issues such as handling of the pandemic, economic crisis, rise of unemployment and dismal GDP figures.​

  • Parliament Monsoon Session: First pandemic-era session begins today Sep 14, 2020 08:23 AM IST

    Parliament Monsoon Session: First pandemic-era session begins today

    In the first, the two Houses-- the Lok Sabha and the Rajay Sabha-- will work in separate shifts without any weekend offs for the members who would not be allowed inside the premises without a negative COVID-19 report and a mask.

  • Parliament Monsoon Session: Here are the big changes to battle COVID-19 pandemic Sep 14, 2020 08:11 AM IST

    Parliament Monsoon Session: Here are the big changes to battle COVID-19 pandemic

    Parliament’s Monsoon Session begins on September 14 amid COVID-19 pandemic

  • Parliament Monsoon session highlights |From September 15, Rajya Sabha convenes at 9 AM,  Lok Sabha at 3 PM Sep 14, 2020 07:54 AM IST

    Parliament Monsoon session highlights |From September 15, Rajya Sabha convenes at 9 AM, Lok Sabha at 3 PM

    Parliament Monsoon session highlights: The 18-day Monsoon Session of Parliament is being held amid unprecedented precautionary measures against COVID-19 due to a continuing spike in cases.

  • Opposition MPs give notices in Parliament seeking discussion on India-China standoff: Sources Sep 13, 2020 04:19 PM IST

    Opposition MPs give notices in Parliament seeking discussion on India-China standoff: Sources

    The parliament is scheduled to start from Monday and will conclude on October 1.

  • Government lists 23 new bills for Parliament's Monsoon session Sep 11, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    Government lists 23 new bills for Parliament's Monsoon session

    According to a Lok Sabha bulletin, the lower house will also take up discussion and voting on the First Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for the year 2020-21.

  • RJD MP Manoj Jha to file nomination as Opposition candidate for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman’s post today Sep 11, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    RJD MP Manoj Jha to file nomination as Opposition candidate for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman’s post today

    The election will be held on Sept 14. Though Jha enjoys the support of 12 Opposition parties, they have only 91 members. NDA’s Harivansh has the support of 116. For a victory, 123 votes are required. Both candidates are from Bihar.

  • From the Mundhra Scandal to the license scam, how Question Hour held the government accountable Sep 03, 2020 04:30 PM IST

    From the Mundhra Scandal to the license scam, how Question Hour held the government accountable

    The first hour of a sitting session of the House proceedings, Question Hour, is devoted to questions that members of parliament raise about any aspect of governance. The concerned Minister is obliged to answer to the Parliament, either orally or in writing, depending on the type of question raised.

  • Opposition slams government for scrapping Question Hour, calls it murder of democracy Sep 02, 2020 02:17 PM IST

    Opposition slams government for scrapping Question Hour, calls it murder of democracy

    The Opposition accuses the government of using the pandemic to reduce Parliament to a 'notice board' by doing away with. Question Hour in the monsoon session.

  • COVID-19 impact | No Question Hour during monsoon session of Parliament Sep 02, 2020 01:05 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | No Question Hour during monsoon session of Parliament

    The monsoon session of Parliament is scheduled to begin from September 14 and will conclude on October 1.

  • Plans in place to ensure safe, efficient monsoon session in Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu Aug 29, 2020 02:02 PM IST

    Plans in place to ensure safe, efficient monsoon session in Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu

    On his experience as Vice President so far, Naidu said his three years in office have been satisfying

  • Centre to bring 11 ordinances in Monsoon Session; Parliament gears up to convene with COVID-19 protocols Aug 28, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    Centre to bring 11 ordinances in Monsoon Session; Parliament gears up to convene with COVID-19 protocols

    The Monsoon Session is likely to begin on September 14 will conclude on October 1 with safety protocols and tweaked procedures amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommends Monsoon Session from September 14 to October 1 Aug 25, 2020 05:55 PM IST

    Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommends Monsoon Session from September 14 to October 1

    This is the first time in the history of Indian Parliament since 1952 that such an arrangement will be in place, where 60 members will be seated in the chamber and 51 in the galleries of Rajya Sabha and the remaining 132 in the chamber of Lok Sabha.

  • Parliament's monsoon session may start from last week of August or first week of September Jul 01, 2020 06:25 PM IST

    Parliament's monsoon session may start from last week of August or first week of September

    However, sources said in the wake of rising cases of coronavirus nothing has been finalised yet and it is will be difficult to specify how the session will be held while adhering to social distancing norms.

  • Congress demands govt to hold virtual Parliament session to discuss key issues Jun 25, 2020 07:02 AM IST

    Congress demands govt to hold virtual Parliament session to discuss key issues

    "This government has walked the extra mile to hide behind rules, to escape parliamentary oversight. This is nothing short of the emasculation of Parliament," Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said at a virtual press conference.

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