Articles about Houses of Parliament

Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address

29 Jan 2021

Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address

As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.

Know Your Bill: What is the Personal Data Protection Bill?

12 Dec 2019

Know Your Bill: What is the Personal Data Protection Bill?

Before the Centre introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha, it proposed sending it to the joint select committee of both the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday.

Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

02 Dec 2019

Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

Amid nationwide outcry over the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young woman in Telangana, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Monday argued that those accused of rape must be brought out in public and lynched.

Why everyone is talking about Queen Elizabeth II dying today

05 Jan 2019

Why everyone is talking about Queen Elizabeth II dying today

There has been a post doing rounds of social media which predicted that the Queen of England is going to die today- January 5, 2019.

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

19 Sep 2018

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet cleared Triple Talaq ordinance after it wasn't passed through both the Houses of Parliament in the monsoon session.

Man 'deliberately' crashes car into security-barriers outside UK Parliament; arrested

14 Aug 2018

Man 'deliberately' crashes car into security-barriers outside UK Parliament; arrested

A number of pedestrians were injured when a car crashed into the security barriers outside the UK's Parliament building today, Scotland Yard said as armed police quickly arrested the male driver.

Uproar in Parliament over Tarun Vijay's 'racist' comments

10 Apr 2017

Uproar in Parliament over Tarun Vijay's 'racist' comments

Chaos rocked both Houses of Parliament over recent 'racist' comments by former BJP MP Tarun.

'Jayalalithaa was fair', responds DMK leader to Tarun Vijay

08 Apr 2017

'Jayalalithaa was fair', responds DMK leader to Tarun Vijay

DMK leader TKS Elangovan said the controversial comment by former BJP MP Tarun Vijay was "funny", adding, "Not all people in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are black. Our leader Dr.Kalaignar is fair, Jayalalithaa was fair."

UK Parliament attack: Police deny IS links of suspect

28 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attack: Police deny IS links of suspect

Though Khalid Masood's attack on the UK parliament echoed Islamic State methodology, British police denied any association between him to either IS or al-Qaeda.

London Attack: UK seeks WhatsApp encryption key

27 Mar 2017

London Attack: UK seeks WhatsApp encryption key

The UK government said security agencies should have access to WhatsApp's encryption system as the London parliament attacker used WhatsApp.

Police: London Parliament attacker acted alone

26 Mar 2017

Police: London Parliament attacker acted alone

London Metropolitan Police said that based on investigations, it appeared that the perpetrator of the London Parliament attacks worked alone.

Fresh arrest over London Parliament attack

24 Mar 2017

Fresh arrest over London Parliament attack

Authorities in London said they made two "significant" arrests over the London Parliament attack, taking the total number of arrests to 9.

UK Parliament attacker named Khalid Masood by London Police

24 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attacker named Khalid Masood by London Police

On Thursday, London Police named British-born Khalid Masood as the perpetrator of the Parliament attack.

UK Parliament attack: ISIS claims responsibility

23 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attack: ISIS claims responsibility

British police have identified and arrested 7 individuals connected to the attack on the UK Parliament.

UK Parliament attack claims 5 lives, injures 40

23 Mar 2017

UK Parliament attack claims 5 lives, injures 40

On Wednesday, a car drove into pedestrians outside the British Parliament houses; a policeman was also stabbed by a possible IS-inspired terrorist.

UK Houses of Parliament: Gunshots fired, Parliament on lockdown

22 Mar 2017

UK Houses of Parliament: Gunshots fired, Parliament on lockdown

The Houses of Parliament and Palace of Westminster are on lockdown after shots were fired outside the Parliament.