Articles about 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.

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

15 Aug 2021

'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.

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

12 Aug 2021

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.

Another Opposition union as Sonia Gandhi plans meet next week

12 Aug 2021

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.

After chaotic Monsoon Session, Lok Sabha adjourned indefinitely

11 Aug 2021

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.

Pegasus row: Defence Ministry says 'no transaction' with spyware maker

09 Aug 2021

Pegasus row: Defence Ministry says 'no transaction' with spyware maker

The Union Ministry of Defence today said that it has done "no transaction" with NSO Group, the Israeli company which is at the center of a controversy involving its Pegasus spyware program.

Parliament: Opposition leaders meet; key bills to be moved today

09 Aug 2021

Parliament: Opposition leaders meet; key bills to be moved today

The ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament, which has been marred by Opposition protests, enters its final week today.

'Listen to us': Opposition to Modi before Parliament Session concludes

08 Aug 2021

'Listen to us': Opposition to Modi before Parliament Session concludes

Just one week before the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament concludes, the Opposition said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should attend the proceedings and listen to their demands.

Modi to hold 3-day meet to plan remaining 3 years

07 Aug 2021

Modi to hold 3-day meet to plan remaining 3 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a key three-day meeting with his council of Ministers to plan for the remaining three years of his government's term, sources in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told the media.

Parliament adjourned; Opposition leaders join farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar

06 Aug 2021

Parliament adjourned; Opposition leaders join farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar

Both the Houses of the Parliament were adjourned early for the day amid constant sloganeering by Opposition parties, a trend that has continued for the past two weeks.

No arrests yet in 2020 JNU violence, Centre tells Parliament

03 Aug 2021

No arrests yet in 2020 JNU violence, Centre tells Parliament

The Centre on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that no one has been arrested in connection with the violence that broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University last year.

Parliament protests: PM Modi says Opposition insulting democracy, Constitution

03 Aug 2021

Parliament protests: PM Modi says Opposition insulting democracy, Constitution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the Opposition for not allowing the Parliament to function.

Rahul Gandhi to host Opposition leaders over Pegasus row tomorrow

02 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi to host Opposition leaders over Pegasus row tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to host members from 14 Opposition parties to discuss a collective strategy against the government over the Pegasus spyware controversy.

Pegasus row: Rs. 133 crore loss from 'non-functioning' of Parliament

01 Aug 2021

Pegasus row: Rs. 133 crore loss from 'non-functioning' of Parliament

As the Opposition's continued protests over the Pegasus snooping scandal have stalled the functioning of Parliament, reports said the impasse is causing massive loss to the public exchequer.

Union Minister calls Pegasus scandal 'non-issue'; says Opposition's behavior 'unfortunate'

30 Jul 2021

Union Minister calls Pegasus scandal 'non-issue'; says Opposition's behavior 'unfortunate'

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi Friday said the Pegasus spyware controversy was a "non-issue" and the government will only discuss issues related to people.

Amid Pegasus row, LS rushes 5 bills in 44 mins

31 Jul 2021

Amid Pegasus row, LS rushes 5 bills in 44 mins

The Monsoon Session of Parliament has seen repeated disruptions amid protests by the Opposition over the Pegasus spyware controversy.

Pegasus: IT panel meeting postponed; BJP member demands Tharoor's removal

28 Jul 2021

Pegasus: IT panel meeting postponed; BJP member demands Tharoor's removal

A meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Information and Technology was put off on Wednesday due to a lack of quorum as panel members from the Bharatiya Janata Party refused to sign attendance.

Modi inserted Pegasus in phones; hit democracy's soul: Rahul Gandhi

28 Jul 2021

Modi inserted Pegasus in phones; hit democracy's soul: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday fired a fresh salvo at the Narendra Modi government over the Pegasus scandal.

PM Modi asks MPs to expose Opposition over Parliament ruckus

27 Jul 2021

PM Modi asks MPs to expose Opposition over Parliament ruckus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress and other Opposition parties for not allowing the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament to function.

'Kisan Parliament': Farmers to protest at Jantar Mantar from tomorrow

21 Jul 2021

'Kisan Parliament': Farmers to protest at Jantar Mantar from tomorrow

Farmer unions have said their representatives will go to the Jantar Mantar in Delhi daily to protest against the new farm laws, starting tomorrow, July 22.

Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19

20 Jul 2021

Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19

The Congress party and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have said they will not attend the central government's all-party meeting on its COVID-19 management this evening.

PM Modi asks BJP leaders to counter Opposition on COVID-19

20 Jul 2021

PM Modi asks BJP leaders to counter Opposition on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed the Opposition, saying it is "spreading lies" and politicizing the coronavirus pandemic.

Pegasus row: Both Parliament Houses adjourned as Opposition protests

20 Jul 2021

Pegasus row: Both Parliament Houses adjourned as Opposition protests

Both the Houses of the Parliament were adjourned minutes after proceedings began today, as the Opposition continued to raise slogans and protest against the Pegasus scandal, that unfolded over the weekend.

Get jabbed, become 'Baahubali': PM Modi

19 Jul 2021

Get jabbed, become 'Baahubali': PM Modi

The vaccine is given in the baahu (arm) and those who take it become Baahubali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday and asserted that over 40 crore people have become Baahubali (strong) in the fight against coronavirus.

'Attempt to malign our democracy': IT Minister on Pegasus controversy

19 Jul 2021

'Attempt to malign our democracy': IT Minister on Pegasus controversy

Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Information Technology, today said in the Parliament that the "Pegasus Project" is an attempt to malign our democracy and its institutions.

Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses adjourned after Opposition protests

19 Jul 2021

Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses adjourned after Opposition protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Monsoon Session of the Parliament. Both Houses of the Parliament were, however, adjourned as the session witnessed protests by the Opposition.

Sonia Gandhi reshuffles Congress Parliamentary groups ahead of monsoon session

18 Jul 2021

Sonia Gandhi reshuffles Congress Parliamentary groups ahead of monsoon session

In a major reshuffle of Congress' Parliamentary groups, party chief Sonia Gandhi reconstituted its Parliamentary hierarchy in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ahead of the Parliament's monsoon session.

Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi, raises concerns over Cooperation Ministry

17 Jul 2021

Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi, raises concerns over Cooperation Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar today met at the former's residence in New Delhi.

Parliament's Monsoon Session set to begin with COVID-19 protocols

13 Jul 2021

Parliament's Monsoon Session set to begin with COVID-19 protocols

The 19-day Monsoon Session of the Parliament is set to commence on July 19 and will conclude on August 13, with all the necessary COVID-19 protocols in place.

Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect

03 Dec 2020

Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect

Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.

Crucial question hour dropped from Parliament's monsoon session, outrage follows

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.

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

25 Jul 2019

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

After rounds of deliberation, the government has decided to extend the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament till August 7, considering a plethora of pending bills in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

Aadhaar not mandatory for opening bank accounts, mobile connections

13 Jun 2019

Aadhaar not mandatory for opening bank accounts, mobile connections

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved the Aadhaar Amendment Bill which will act as an amendment to the Aadhaar Act 2016, and will replace an earlier ordinance issued in March, 2019.

'Sonia Gandhi's math is weak': Ananth Kumar on trust vote

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.

Monsoon session: Lok Sabha accepts no-confidence motion against NDA

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.

Rajya Sabha welcomes seven new members this Monsoon Session

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.

Parliament Monsoon session: What to expect

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.

Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos

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.

Major embarrassment for govt: 30 NDA MPs skip Parliament

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.

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

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.

Parliament day 10: 'Stop murder of Constitution, democracy!'

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.