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  • MP CM Kamal Nath forwards governor's letter on floor test to Speaker Mar 17, 2020 01:05 PM IST

    MP CM Kamal Nath forwards governor's letter on floor test to Speaker

    In his letter to the governor on Tuesday, the CM said, "Keeping into account all facts, I have forwarded your direction to me to the Assembly Speaker for an appropriate action".

  • Disqualification of lawmakers: SC asks Parliament to rethink powers of Speaker in deciding pleas Jan 21, 2020 11:57 AM IST

    Disqualification of lawmakers: SC asks Parliament to rethink powers of Speaker in deciding pleas

    The suggestion for devising an independent mechanism to deal with disqualification pleas against lawmakers came in a judgment by which the top court asked the Manipur Assembly Speaker to decide within four weeks the plea of a Congress leader seeking disqualification of BJP lawmaker and Manipur Forest Minister Th Shyamkumar.

  • Congress moves privilege motion on Rafale deal in Lok Sabha; Speaker says matter under consideration Dec 17, 2018 03:59 PM IST

    Congress moves privilege motion on Rafale deal in Lok Sabha; Speaker says matter under consideration

    The party has given a notice of breach of privilege in the Rajya Sabha as well, demanding an explanation from the government on why it provided the Supreme Court "wrong" information on the Rafale deal. During the Zero Hour, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she has received a notice for privilege motion and the matter is "under my consideration".

  • Karnataka Polls 2018: KG Bopaiah - A BJP MLA with a chequered past who has been named pro tem speaker May 18, 2018 08:33 PM IST

    Karnataka Polls 2018: KG Bopaiah - A BJP MLA with a chequered past who has been named pro tem speaker

    The newly appointed pro tem Speaker has had a controversial political history and has earned the ire of the Supreme Court in the past.

  • Winter session to start today, Govt to focus on GST Bill Nov 26, 2015 07:55 AM IST

    Winter session to start today, Govt to focus on GST Bill

    The opposition attack is set to gain momentum from next Monday when the government brings its legislative agenda on the table after a two-day special sitting to discuss Constitution and its maker B R Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary. The government has called an all-party meeting today.

  • Congress bleeds support, gets isolated in monsoon session Aug 12, 2015 02:07 PM IST

    Congress bleeds support, gets isolated in monsoon session

    If the Congress-backed alliance manages to win in Bihar then the party might just find a new lease of life. Rahul Gandhi may have emerged victorious after the battle of the monsoon session, but then winter is still coming.

  • Is the April 2016 GST dream over? Aug 11, 2015 05:24 PM IST

    Is the April 2016 GST dream over?

    Aimed at creating a customs union for India's 1.2 billion people, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) is the biggest revenue shake-up since independence from Britain in 1947. Supporters say it will add up to two percentage points to economic growth.

  • Congress holds protest against the suspension of party MPs Aug 04, 2015 04:42 PM IST

    Congress holds protest against the suspension of party MPs

    Congress workers, led by senior vice-president of the state unit Sham Lal Sharma and other leaders, took out a protest march from outside the party office. However, they were halted by the police as Section 144 has been imposed in Jammu.

  • TMC not to attend LS from tomorrow to protest suspension Aug 03, 2015 06:25 PM IST

    TMC not to attend LS from tomorrow to protest suspension

    "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.

  • Delhi govt to table eco survey on Day 2 of Budget session Jun 24, 2015 09:29 AM IST

    Delhi govt to table eco survey on Day 2 of Budget session

    On day one of the Budget session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) raked up the issue of former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar‘s fake degrees. Following ruckus in the floor of the House, BJP‘s OP Sharma was marshalled out of the Assembly.

  • GST moved in Lok Sabha amid stiff Opposition resistance Apr 24, 2015 02:50 PM IST

    GST moved in Lok Sabha amid stiff Opposition resistance

    Members of Congress, led by Sonia Gandhi, along with those of TMC, Left and NCP staged a walk out after their plea for referring the Constitution Amendment Bill to the Standing Committee was not accepted. AIADMK and BJD also opposed its consideration but did not walk out.

  • Opposition creates uproar in Lok Sabha over land bill Apr 20, 2015 02:44 PM IST

    Opposition creates uproar in Lok Sabha over land bill

    Agitated members of Congress, Left, TMC, SP, RJD and others stormed the Well of the House as soon as Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy laid a copy of the Ordinance, promulgated by the President on April 3.

  • Crushingly bad jobs number spooks markets Apr 06, 2015 08:34 AM IST

    Crushingly bad jobs number spooks markets

    March's report of just 126,000 nonfarm payrolls-about 120,00 less than expected-signals the potential for a rocky start to trading Monday.

  • Congress can't get Leader of Opposition post: Speaker Aug 20, 2014 08:04 AM IST

    Congress can't get Leader of Opposition post: Speaker

    Speaker Sumitra Mahajan reportedly communicated the decision to Congress leaders at a function on Monday. A party needs a minimum of 10 percent seats in the Lok Sabha to be considered for the LoP post.

  • Speaker rejects Oppn demand to remove Chacko as JPC Chmn May 02, 2013 02:00 PM IST

    Speaker rejects Oppn demand to remove Chacko as JPC Chmn

    Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today rejected the Opposition demand for removal of P C Chacko as Chairman of the JPC probing the 2G scam, citing "absence of express provisions in rules".

  • Day 1 of House is washout as govt refuses to discuss FDI Nov 22, 2012 06:39 PM IST

    Day 1 of House is washout as govt refuses to discuss FDI

    CNBC-TV18's economy editor Siddharth Zarabi explains that going forward the Winter Session at Parliament could be a washout after the House was brought to a standstill on the first day

  • New iPod nano may undergo design overhaul later this year Jul 11, 2012 03:41 PM IST

    New iPod nano may undergo design overhaul later this year

    Apple's iPod nano, according to reports, will undergo a major design overhaul later this year. If a post on Macotakara is anything to go by, the design overhaul...

  • Day 3: Oppn forces adjournment of AP House over Telangana Mar 28, 2012 03:00 PM IST

    Day 3: Oppn forces adjournment of AP House over Telangana

    The Andhra Pradesh Assembly remained paralysed over Telangana for the third day today as TDP and TRS members stalled the proceedings demanding a discussion and adoption of a resolution on the statehood issue.

  • New iPod Nano and Shuffle patent hints at speakers Nov 14, 2011 01:38 PM IST

    New iPod Nano and Shuffle patent hints at speakers

    Looks like folks at Apple know no rest! Just when news about a niggling flaw in the battery of their latest iPhone has been ...

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