Articles about Parliament of India

CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more

09 Apr 2022

India
CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested an extension of six months to prepare the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act of 2019 (CAA).

BJP MPs chant "Modi-Modi" in Parliament as Budget session resumes

14 Mar 2022

India
BJP MPs chant "Modi-Modi" in Parliament as Budget session resumes

The second leg of Parliament's Budget session began on Monday, with proceedings continuing in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

#Budget2022: 400 Vande Bharat trains to be introduced, says Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022: 400 Vande Bharat trains to be introduced, says Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced that 400 new Vande Bharat Express trains will be introduced in the next three years.

Modi's cryptocurrency meet: Caution over terror financing; 'progressive' steps promised

14 Nov 2021

Business
Modi's cryptocurrency meet: Caution over terror financing; 'progressive' steps promised

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a key meeting on the cryptocurrency sector.

SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

27 Jan 2021

India
SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

The banned pro-Khalistani group, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), has announced a reward for unfurling the "Khalistani flag" on the Indian Parliament on February 1, when the Union Budget 2021-2022 will be presented.

Farm unions, Centre to hold sixth round of talks today

30 Dec 2020

India
Farm unions, Centre to hold sixth round of talks today

The protesting farm unions will hold the sixth round of talks with the Centre on Wednesday to resolve the ongoing deadlock over the three contentious farm laws passed in the Parliament back in September.

Amid coronavirus crisis, Monsoon Session begins with unprecedented precautions

14 Sep 2020

Politics
Amid coronavirus crisis, Monsoon Session begins with unprecedented precautions

The 18-day-long Monsoon Session of the Indian Parliament began on September 14, Monday, with unprecedented precautions, amid the raging coronavirus health crisis.

Wardrobe overhaul! Lok Sabha employees to get annual uniform allowance

23 Aug 2020

Politics
Wardrobe overhaul! Lok Sabha employees to get annual uniform allowance

In a first, Lok Sabha employees will get an annual uniform allowance now and will also be allowed to select their uniforms.

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

07 Aug 2020

Politics
SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

Former Union Defense Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.

It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi

27 Jul 2020

India
It's home: Persecuted in Afghanistan, 11 Sikhs arrive in Delhi

Eleven Sikhs from Afghanistan reached Delhi on Sunday, four months after a barbaric attack at a gurudwara in Kabul killed 27.

8-year-old climate activist rejects PM Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign; gets trolled

07 Mar 2020

India
8-year-old climate activist rejects PM Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign; gets trolled

Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam on Friday refused to be included in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign for International Women's Day.

Parliament resumes today, opposition to corner Centre on Delhi riots

02 Mar 2020

India
Parliament resumes today, opposition to corner Centre on Delhi riots

The budget session of Parliament resumed on Monday and at least six political parties have given an adjournment notice over riots in Northeast Delhi.

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

08 Feb 2020

World
On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.

After 26/11, government rejected IAF's proposal to strike Pakistan: Dhanoa

28 Dec 2019

India
After 26/11, government rejected IAF's proposal to strike Pakistan: Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force's proposal to strike Pakistan had been rejected by the previous governments twice before, revealed former IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa on Friday.

By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

12 Sep 2019

Politics
By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

By the time we celebrate our 75th Independence Day in 2022, India may have a new Parliament or a refurbished one, at least.

Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

04 Sep 2019

India
Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law

On Wednesday, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were declared individual terrorists by the Centre under the new anti-terror law.

Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

17 Jun 2019

Politics
Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

2019 Lok Sabha elections marked the death of dynasty politics and showed that voters are done pleading allegiance to a certain family.

Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

25 May 2019

India
Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

Delhi: Class-X pass percentage drops by 23% in one year

18 Mar 2019

Delhi
Delhi: Class-X pass percentage drops by 23% in one year

The pass percentage of CBSE Class X has declined drastically for government schools in Delhi, revealed a recent report released by NGO Praja Foundation, which works in the education sector.

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

02 Mar 2019

World
Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.

#CareerBytes: YouTube channels to help you prepare for UPSC exam

28 Sep 2018

India
#CareerBytes: YouTube channels to help you prepare for UPSC exam

The Indian Civil Services examination, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

Sexual misconduct common in Parliament too, says Renuka Chowdhury

24 Apr 2018

Politics
Sexual misconduct common in Parliament too, says Renuka Chowdhury

Hours after veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan stirred up a storm by defending casting couch in Indian film industry, Rajya Sabha member Renuka Chowdhury said sexual misconduct is rampant inside the Indian Parliament too, much like all other workplaces.

Article 370 has become permanent, cannot be abrogated: SC

04 Apr 2018

India
Article 370 has become permanent, cannot be abrogated: SC

Article 370 has acquired permanent status due to its years of existence, and hence its abrogation is impossible, the SC has said.

How education, wealth and criminality affect MPs' attendance in Parliament

31 Jan 2018

Politics
How education, wealth and criminality affect MPs' attendance in Parliament

The issue of absenteeism of MPs has plagued the Indian Parliament since years. Even well-known names including Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha have fallen prey to this disease.

Delhi: Summons issued to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

08 Sep 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Summons issued to 125 brothel owners in GB Road

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) served summons to 125 brothel owners in GB Road, the infamous red light area, regarding their closure.

Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

31 May 2017

World
Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?

A new book claims that the 2001 Indian Parliament attack was orchestrated by Pakistani ISI-sponsored terror outfits to trigger an Indo-Pak military standoff.

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

23 Mar 2017

India
SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to respond why facilities given to former MPs and MLAs should not be scrapped.

Stalin elected DMK working president

04 Jan 2017

Politics
Stalin elected DMK working president

DMK treasurer and son of M Karunanidhi, MK Stalin has been elected as the working-president of the DMK; the post was created due to Karunanidhi's health issues.

Karunanidhi re-admitted to hospital; undergoes trachesotomy

16 Dec 2016

Politics
Karunanidhi re-admitted to hospital; undergoes trachesotomy

DMK President M Karunanidhi was re-admitted to Kauveri hospital in Chennai after complaining of breathing difficulties; he went through a trachesotomy for the same.

Indian Government seeks Interpol's assistance for child pornography

16 Dec 2016

India
Indian Government seeks Interpol's assistance for child pornography

Interpol, an international police agency was reached out to by the Narendra Modi government in order to abolish sexual abuse including child pornography.

15th anniversary of the Parliament attack

13 Dec 2016

India
15th anniversary of the Parliament attack

Today marks 15 years of the most audacious attack on the citadel of Indian democracy.

TN politics halt with Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi's health

05 Dec 2016

Politics
TN politics halt with Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi's health

Admitted in the hospital since 22nd September, Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa suffered from a cardiac arrest on 5th December, 2016.

78 companies untraceable after raising funds

05 Dec 2016

India
78 companies untraceable after raising funds

Nearly 78 companies in India have been reported as untraceable after raising funds worth a whopping Rs.312 crore from multiple investors.

2.55 crore girl children lost to infanticide in India

04 Nov 2016

India
2.55 crore girl children lost to infanticide in India

A study titled 'The State of the PC&PNDT Act: India's losing battle against female foeticide' by the Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) found statistics with regards to India's Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994.

Indian Government plans salary hike for President

26 Oct 2016

India
Indian Government plans salary hike for President

The 7th Pay Commission's recommendations place the salary of the Indian President at Rs.1 lakh lesser than the country's highest-tier bureaucrat, the Cabinet secretary.

'Range De Basanti' conference held on Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary

28 Sep 2016

India
'Range De Basanti' conference held on Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary

Barnala, Punjab, was witness to the 'Range De Basanti' conference held on 27th September, 2016, to celebrate the 109th birth year of Bhagat Singh.

The GST Bill's impact on the common man

04 Aug 2016

India
The GST Bill's impact on the common man

The GST rate has been proposed to be a three-level tax structure by the GST panel under Arvind Subramanian.

TDP will remain in the NDA Government: N.Chandrababu Naidu

03 Aug 2016

India
TDP will remain in the NDA Government: N.Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu, at a press conference, said that in order for Andhra Pradesh and capital Amaravati to develop, the TDP will remain in the NDA Government.