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.

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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.

'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.

Parliament Day 8: House rocked by Kovind's speech, missing Indians

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.

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

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.

New Consumer Protection Law will be brought up in Parliament

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.

Parliament's Monsoon session: 16 bills have been listed

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.