Parliament of India: News

02 Aug 2022


BJP meeting regarding vice-presidential polls on August 5: Pralhad Joshi

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Tuesday the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a meeting on Friday to discuss the impending vice-presidential elections.

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.

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).

14 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

01 Feb 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman

#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

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

27 Jan 2021

Red Fort

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.

30 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

14 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

23 Aug 2020

Lok Sabha

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.

27 Jul 2020


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.

07 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

02 Mar 2020

Lok Sabha

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.

12 Sep 2019


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.

17 Jun 2019

Lok Sabha

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.

18 Mar 2019


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.

02 Mar 2019

Pakistan Army

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.

28 Sep 2018


#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.

24 Apr 2018


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.

31 Jan 2018


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.

08 Sep 2017


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.

31 May 2017


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.

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.

13 Dec 2016

Delhi Police

15th anniversary of the Parliament attack

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

05 Dec 2016


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.

04 Nov 2016


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.

28 Sep 2016


'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.

04 Aug 2016


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.

03 Aug 2016

Himachal Pradesh

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.