Parliament Monsoon Session: News

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.

14 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha

Parliament's special session: Government unveils 'tentative list' of 4 bills

The Centre has unveiled a "tentative list" of the agenda for the Parliament's special session scheduled from September 18 to 22.

01 Sep 2023


Parliament special session: What's on the agenda

The government's announcement of a special session of Parliament from September 18 to 22 on Thursday has left everyone guessing the session's agenda amid speculations of early Lok Sabha elections.

How election commissioners appointment bill will change ECI

The Centre tabled the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Term of Office) Bill, 2023, in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

11 Aug 2023

Amit Shah

Repealing sedition: Amit Shah introduces bills to overhaul justice system

Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced three bills in the Lok Sabha on Friday, the last day of Parliament's Monsoon Session, to overhaul the criminal justice system.

11 Aug 2023


Monsoon Session ends today, logjam over Manipur continues

Parliament's Monsoon Session is set to end on Friday after multiple disruptions and an unsuccessful no-confidence motion brought by the opposition to corner the government regarding Manipur, which has been witnessing a civil war-like situation for 100 days.

09 Aug 2023

Rahul Gandhi

No-confidence motion debate: RaGa attacks PM Modi, BJP over Manipur

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi launched a tirade against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on Wednesday during the second day of the debate on the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha.

09 Aug 2023

Rahul Gandhi

No-confidence motion day 2: Rahul Gandhi starts debate

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi opened the debate on the no-confidence motion on day 2 on Wednesday.

08 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha

What to expect from no-confidence motion debate in Parliament today

The Lok Sabha is set for high-voltage action as the debate over the no-confidence motion against the Centre begins on Tuesday.

08 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion: RaGa to open debate, Centre readies defense line

The three-day debate over the no-confidence motion will begin on Tuesday amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's absence.

Delhi ordinance bill passed in Rajya Sabha

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha late on Monday.

Delhi services bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Monday after it was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

04 Aug 2023

Amit Shah

Shah available for just 1-day in Parliament for Manipur debate

The central government has reportedly notified Rajya Sabha Chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar that Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah will be available only on the final day of the ongoing Parliament Monsoon Session for discussing the Manipur issue.

03 Aug 2023


Opposition seeks earlier date for no-confidence debate

Opposition parties reportedly wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday, requesting an earlier date for the no-confidence debate so that they could participate in the discussions on bills.

02 Aug 2023

Om Birla

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla won't attend Parliament following disruption

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla expressed his displeasure with both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition camp over their repeated disruptions of parliamentary proceedings during the ongoing Monsoon Session, ANI reported.

02 Aug 2023

Delhi Government

Delhi services bill: Opposition slams BJD, YSRCP for supporting government

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, will be taken up in Parliament on Wednesday.

01 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion to be debated from August 8 to 10

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will take up the no-confidence motion against the Centre for discussion between August 8 and 10, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the motion on August 10.

31 Jul 2023


Parliament Monsoon Session: Tussle over Delhi Services Bill, Manipur likely

With the Parliament Monsoon Session resuming on Monday, the Centre and the opposition are once again likely to clash over topics like the 2023 Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill and the Manipur issue.

29 Jul 2023


20 opposition MPs to visit violence-struck Manipur today

A delegation of 20 MPs from the opposition bloc Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) will reportedly be on a two-day visit to violence-struck Manipur starting Saturday.

27 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

Manipur: Opposition wears all-black to Parliament in protest

The MPs of the opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), wore black clothes to Parliament on Thursday to step up their demand for a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Manipur issue.

27 Jul 2023


Monsoon Session: Debate on no-confidence motion likely next week

The debate on the opposition's no-confidence motion against the government is likely to be conducted next week, the Hindustan Times reported.

26 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion against Modi government accepted in Lok Sabha

To force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the situation in strife-torn Manipur, the Congress and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's (KCR) Bharat Rashtra Samithi filed a no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

26 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

How opposition planned no-confidence motion against government

The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), are likely to cross swords in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday as the latter is set to move a no-confidence motion.

25 Jul 2023


Manipur violence: Opposition MPs stage night protest at Parliament

A group of opposition MPs staged a sit-in in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Parliament House throughout the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday to protest the disruption of the Parliament proceedings.

24 Jul 2023


Opposition demands PM Modi's comprehensive statement on Manipur in Parliament

The opposition has demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi make a comprehensive statement in the Parliament on the Manipur violence, saying a discussion on the issue can take place only after the statement.

22 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

Manipur violence: INDIA leaders to protest in Parliament on Monday

Amid nationwide outrage over Manipur violence, opposition MPs have planned a protest on Monday in the Parliament complex to press for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement over the issue in both Houses.

21 Jul 2023


Rule 176 v/s 267: Opposition, Centre clash again over Manipur

A day after an uproar over the disturbing video of two women being paraded naked by a mob in Manipur cut proceedings short in both Houses of Parliament, the Centre is facing another political row on day two of the monsoon session.

What key bills are listed for Parliament's monsoon session

The monsoon session of Parliament is likely to see some high-voltage exchange as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition intensify attacks on each other amid the state assembly elections and the Lok Sabha elections approaching.

20 Jul 2023


Parliament's monsoon session begins today, clash over Manipur issue likely

The monsoon session of Parliament is set to start from Thursday as the Centre and opposition prepare to lock horns over the situation in Manipur, which has been witnessing intense ethnic violence for more than two months.

Ready to discuss Manipur issue in Parliament: Centre

Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi reportedly said that the central government is ready to discuss the Manipur issue in Parliament.

19 Jul 2023


Centre's all-party meet today to strategize for Parliament's monsoon session

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has called an all-party meeting on Wednesday to discuss issues related to the Parliament monsoon session.

06 Jul 2023


Parliament monsoon session: Centre calls all-party meeting on July 19

An all-party meeting has been called by the central government on July 19 ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, which is scheduled to take place later this month.

01 Jul 2023

Pralhad Joshi

Parliament's Monsoon Session from July 20, likely in new building

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi has announced that the upcoming Parliament Monsoon Session will commence on July 20 and continue till August 11.

30 Jun 2023

Uniform Civil Code

UCC Bill to be tabled during Parliament monsoon session: Report

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre will likely introduce a bill on implementing a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) during the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament in July.

01 Aug 2022

Shiv Sena

Suspension of 4 Congress MPs revoked; price rise debate begins

The Lok Sabha began debating price rise on Monday afternoon after the suspension of four Congress MPs was revoked following repeated disturbances that necessitated two adjournments.

27 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP's Sanjay Singh suspended from Rajya Sabha for throwing papers

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Sanjay Singh on Wednesday became the 24th member of Parliament (MP) suspended in three days for "unruly behavior".

26 Jul 2022

Trinamool Congress

Parliament monsoon session: 19 opposition Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

Amid a stormy monsoon session in Parliament, 19 Rajya Sabha MPs from opposition parties have been suspended for the rest of the week.

25 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

'Unruly behavior': 4 Congress MPs suspended for entire monsoon session

Amid a heated monsoon session, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday suspended four Congress MPs for "unruly behavior."

19 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned after Opposition protests

On the second day of Parliament's monsoon session, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till Wednesday amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs on issues of price hikes and inflation.

18 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

Monsoon Session begins today: PM urges MPs for fruitful session

The Monsoon Session of Parliament began on Monday.

17 Jul 2022


Monsoon session from Monday: Government plans to introduce 24 new Bills

The Union government is preparing for the forthcoming monsoon session of Parliament, which is scheduled to begin on Monday and end on August 12.

15 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Parliament House can't be used for dharnas, strikes: RS Secretariat

The Rajya Sabha Secretariat on Friday banned holding demonstrations, dharnas, fasts, and religious celebrations in the precincts of Parliament House.

14 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Jumlajeevi to chamchagiri: New list of banned words in Parliament

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has released a long list of words that have been ruled unParliamentary in the Parliament.

'Sorry state of affairs,' says CJI Ramana on Parliamentary debates

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Sunday lamented the poor quality of lawmaking and Parliamentary debates in the country.

12 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led the Opposition's protest against the manhandling of MPs, including women, in Parliament.

12 Aug 2021

Sonia Gandhi

Another Opposition union as Sonia Gandhi plans meet next week

After Opposition parties put up a united front in Parliament, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has reportedly planned a get-together of Opposition leaders.

11 Aug 2021

Lok Sabha

After chaotic Monsoon Session, Lok Sabha adjourned indefinitely

The Lok Sabha, the Lower House in India's bicameral Parliament, was adjourned sine die (indefinitely) on Wednesday two days ahead of schedule.