Parliament Monsoon Session
The monsoon session is one of the sessions of parliament that is held from July to September. It is a period during which the House meets to conduct its business. The President can summon each House at such intervals that there should not be a gap more than six months between the two sessions. The parliament conducts three sessions each year.
02 Sep 2020
Crucial question hour dropped from Parliament's monsoon session, outrage follows
The government's decision to disallow question hour during the monsoon session of Parliament, which begins on September 14, has brought it at the receiving end of criticism from the opposition.
19 Jul 2018
'Sonia Gandhi's math is weak': Ananth Kumar on trust vote
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar hit back at former Congress president Sonia Gandhi today over her apparent confidence of winning the no-trust vote against the government.
18 Jul 2018
Monsoon session: Lok Sabha accepts no-confidence motion against NDA
On the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, a no-confidence motion was moved and accepted against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
18 Jul 2018
Rajya Sabha welcomes seven new members this Monsoon Session
RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra were among the seven new members of Rajya Sabha who took the oath of office today.
18 Jul 2018
Parliament Monsoon session: What to expect
The Monsoon session of the Parliament begins today, July 18, and a lot of pending bills are expected to be discussed.
02 Aug 2017
Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos
Day 13 of the Parliament's monsoon session was ruled by this morning's I-T raids at Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's residence and a resort where 42 Gujarat Congress MLAs are staying.
01 Aug 2017
Major embarrassment for govt: 30 NDA MPs skip Parliament
The government was left red-faced in the Parliament yesterday when 30 MPs remained absent despite warnings by PM Narendra Modi.
31 Jul 2017
Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session
The issue of mob lynchings took the Parliament by storm on its 11th day. Comments by TMC's Saugata Roy drew particular ire.
28 Jul 2017
Parliament day 10: 'Stop murder of Constitution, democracy!'
On Day 10 of the monsoon session of parliament, the House witnessed noisy protests by the opposition, who claimed the ruling BJP was misusing Gujarat Police.
26 Jul 2017
Parliament Day 8: House rocked by Kovind's speech, missing Indians
The eight day of parliament was rocked by debates on Indians missing in Iraq, President Ram Nath Kovind's oath-taking speech and more.
19 Jul 2017
Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides
Day Three of the Parliament's Monsoon Session was rocked by issues including the spate in mob lynching in the name of 'gau raksha', farmers' suicides and Indian hostages in Mosul, among others.
17 Jul 2017
New Consumer Protection Law will be brought up in Parliament
A new law, to replace the current Consumer Protection Act, 1986, will be introduced in the monsoon session of the Parliament.
16 Jul 2017
Parliament's Monsoon session: 16 bills have been listed
With the monsoon session of Parliament beginning from July 17, the opposition would counter the government over a range of issues including national-security.