Parliament Winter Session: News

19 Dec 2022

Arunachal Pradesh

LAC clash: Parliament likely to witness uproar this week too

The Opposition is set to bring up the issue of the border clash between Indian and Chinese forces in Arunachal Pradesh again in the Parliament this week.

07 Dec 2022


Parliament winter session begins today; 16 new bills on agenda

The Parliament winter session begins on Wednesday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to interact with mediapersons on day one of the session, as per the Lok Sabha secretariat release on Tuesday.

01 Dec 2022


Private member's Bill proposes banning non-veg food at government functions

A private member's Bill to ban serving non-vegetarian food at government programs is among the 20 Bills to be tabled for discussion in the Parliament's upcoming winter session, a Lok Sabha notification said.

22 Dec 2021

Venkaiah Naidu

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned; early end for Winter Session

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine die (indefinitely) on Wednesday a day ahead of schedule.

21 Dec 2021

Aadhaar Card

Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien suspended after throwing Rule Book

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien was on Tuesday suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the remainder of the Winter Session.

16 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi

'Minister is a criminal': Rahul Gandhi demands Ajay Mishra's sacking

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday renewed his attack on Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra while speaking in the Lok Sabha.

15 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Cryptocurrency bill may not be introduced in Parliament's Winter Session

The Centre may not introduce the cryptocurrency bill in this Winter Session of Parliament as planned as it is reportedly considering some changes.

Parliament: Bills to extend tenures of CBI, ED chiefs today

The Parliament will on Wednesday consider two controversial bills that seek to extend the tenures of the chiefs of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED).

06 Dec 2021


Amit Shah to give statement on Nagaland civilian killings today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement Monday on the firing incident in Nagaland in which 14 civilians were killed amid a botched anti-surgency operation, Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu said.

03 Dec 2021

Lok Sabha

Parliament Winter Session: Opposition set to continue protests

Opposition leaders are expected to continue protesting against the suspension of a dozen Members of Parliament (MPs) from Rajya Sabha.

01 Dec 2021


Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition protests MPs' suspension

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day on Wednesday amid protests by Opposition MPs over the suspension of 12 members.

30 Nov 2021

Venkaiah Naidu

Parliament: Suspension of MPs won't be revoked, says Venkaiah Naidu

The controversial suspension of a dozen Members of Parliament will not be withdrawn, Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday.

29 Nov 2021


No proposal to recognize Bitcoin: Finance Ministry tells Parliament

The Centre said Monday that it has no proposal to recognize Bitcoin as a currency in the country.

29 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

Parliament passes bill to repeal farm laws sans discussion

Both the Houses of Parliament on Monday passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill.

24 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

Union Cabinet clears bill to repeal three farm laws

The Union Cabinet Wednesday cleared The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement last week.

Centre announces bill to ban cryptocurrencies before Parliament's Winter Session

The central government will table a bill to ban cryptocurrencies in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament.

22 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi to attend all-party meeting ahead of Parliament's Winter Session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly attend an all-party meeting on Sunday (November 28), a day before the Winter Session of Parliament begins.

18 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi calls for 'frank discussions' ahead of Parliament's winter session

Ahead of the winter session in the Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he hoped for "frank discussions on all matters".

08 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

In the last winter session of the Parliament, before the country goes to polls in 2019, the NDA government is hoping to push the Triple Talaq Bill.

16 Nov 2018


For remaining term, this Karnataka-MP wants to focus on key-areas

Newly-elected Congress MP from Karnataka's Ballari, V S Ugrappa, today said he'd focus on drinking water, health, and infrastructure in the remaining five months of his tenure.

05 Jan 2018


Union budget to be presented on February 1

Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announced that the Parliament's budget session is set to begin on January 29. The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has recommended that the budget be presented on February 1.

02 Jan 2018


Rajya Sabha's new record: Completes entire Zero Hour agenda

Today, Rajya Sabha created history of sorts by taking up all the Zero Hour issues and special mentions listed in the agenda. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu looked visibly happy and congratulated the house, amid thumping of desks.

02 Jan 2018


Triple talaq bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 criminalizing instant "triple talaq" will be introduced in Rajya Sabha today.

30 Dec 2017


'Lt Governor treats Arvind Kejriwal like a chaprasi'

The one-upmanship between Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has reached the Parliament. RS MPs slammed Baijal's constant interference in the state's functioning. They urged that Kejriwal should be allowed to operate.

29 Dec 2017


'No begging please!': Venkaiah Naidu chides RS members over language

Under Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's watch, there's no "begging" in the House.

29 Dec 2017


Parliament passes two bills for repealing or amending 200 laws

PM Narendra Modi's lean governance model is finally percolating into legislation as well. After showing results with a compact cabinet, he is now moving towards getting rid of obsolete laws and amending other laws to make them relevant.

28 Dec 2017


Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple-talaq a criminal offense

Months after the Supreme Court banned "Triple Talaq", the Lok Sabha has passed a bill criminalizing the instant Islamic divorce.

28 Dec 2017


Sushma Swaraj: Pakistan used Kulbhushan Jadhav meeting as propaganda

During Parliament's winter session, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj slammed Pakistan for their treatment of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's family. His wife and mother were allowed to meet him in what was marketed as a "humanitarian gesture" by Pakistan.

28 Dec 2017


Day after truce with government, Rahul takes swipe at Modi

After Congress's consistent clamoring for PM Modi's apology disrupted the Parliament, FM Arun Jaitley placated them by saying that Modi didn't mean to question ex-PM Singh's commitment to India.

27 Dec 2017


Uproar in RS over Anantkumar Hegde's remarks of changing Constitution

Now, with the issue of PM Modi insulting his predecessor Manmohan Singh done and dusted, the opposition has found another issue.

27 Dec 2017


Jaitley: Modi didn't question Manmohan Singh's commitment to India

Finance minister Arun Jaitley tried to pacify Congress with a half-apology claiming that PM Modi didn't mean to question former PM Manmohan Singh's loyalty to India.

24 Dec 2017


All about Transgender Bill before it is re-introduced in Parliament

India is a diverse nation, but is it pluralistic?

21 Dec 2017


Sachin Tendulkar's debut RS speech delayed after chaos in House

Today was to be the first time MP Sachin Tendulkar, nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012, spoke in the House.

Government to Parliament: Muslims not consulted on triple talaq bill

The government informed Parliament that Muslim organizations were not consulted for the draft bill that criminalized instant triple talaq.

20 Dec 2017


Parliament gives nod to IIM bill: Allows appointments, campuses abroad

RS unanimously passed a bill granting Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) liberty to award degrees and set up campuses abroad.

19 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Winter session, Parliament Day 3: Protests continue

The ongoing winter session of Parliament has been rocked by protests. Congress is demanding that PM Modi apologize to former PM Manmohan Singh for alleging that the latter colluded with Pakistan to influence Gujarat polls.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Govt. introduces five bills amidst Congress disruption in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the second day today after Congress members made a ruckus over insinuations made by PM Modi against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

15 Dec 2017


Parliament Winter Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till Dec 18

On the first day of the Parliament's Winter Session, the Lok Sabha was adjourned after obituary references. Proceedings will resume from 11am on December 18.

24 Nov 2017


Parliament's winter session from December 15 to January 5

Finally, the wait for the Parliament's winter session ends; it will begin the day after polling for the Gujarat assembly elections ends.

23 Nov 2016

Samajwadi Party

Opposition parties turn up the heat against demonetization

A group of 13 outfits led by the Congress, the Left, Trinamool, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party will protest in the Parliament complex against the demonetization scheme.