23 Oct 2020
E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before a Parliament committee looking into the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, saying experts on the matter are abroad.
03 Oct 2020
The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.
02 Oct 2020
At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.
27 Sep 2020
The conduct of the government, opposition, and Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh inside the Rajya Sabha last Sunday garnered much attention.
22 Sep 2020
The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.
22 Sep 2020
Eight suspended MPs of the House of Elders ended their 'dharna' on Tuesday and joined the opposition in its decision to boycott the Rajya Sabha till three demands are met.
22 Sep 2020
Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.
21 Sep 2020
After a stormy session yesterday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed pandemonium again today after eight MPs, who were suspended for their unruly behavior, refused to leave the House.
21 Sep 2020
After trying to stall the passage of two out of the three Agriculture Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the opposition moved an unprecedented resolution, seeking the removal of Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.
20 Sep 2020
The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.
Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.
02 Sep 2020
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.
21 Apr 2020
Already on two ends of the political spectrum, the BJP-led Centre and Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool locked horns again today when a team was sent to the state to assess COVID-19 spread.
21 Mar 2020
Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.
11 Dec 2019
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is all set to become a law, as the Rajya Sabha has passed it.
07 Aug 2019
Sushma Swaraj, India's revered External Affairs Minister and one of the tallest leaders of BJP, was cremated at Lodhi crematorium on Wednesday with complete state honors.
07 Aug 2019
A prolific leader, a brilliant orator, and one of the most-loved politicians of India, Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night. She was 67.
30 Apr 2019
Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen, who is contesting from West Bengal's Asansol, found nothing unusual in the poll violence and said, "Thoda toh hoga hi, har jagah hota hai."
03 Apr 2019
Not being the one to back down from an election battleground, Trinamool matriarch and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee changed her schedule to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her state on Wednesday.
23 Mar 2019
Mamata Banerjee's party will be known as Trinamool, henceforth, after the party dropped "Congress" from its logo.
04 Mar 2019
BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari drew Opposition's ire for addressing a rally wearing military fatigues but he felt there was nothing wrong in it.
04 Feb 2019
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has gone on an overdrive to 'save democracy'.
04 Feb 2019
Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency this morning, CBI spokesperson Nitin Wakankar said.
19 Jan 2019
Sharad Yadav of the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) made a huge mistake on the stage of mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday, after which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a slip of tongue.
14 Aug 2018
Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress lawmaker has sent a legal notice to Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah for demeaning him at his rally in Kolkata and has demanded a public, unconditional apology.
03 Aug 2018
The BJP-TMC war over Assam's NRC went up another notch as the former's youth wing chief Poonam Mahajan slammed WB CM Mamata Banerjee's "U-turn" in the issue.
02 Aug 2018
Protests over NRC in Assam turned tense as police refused to let a TMC delegation from West Bengal (WB) leave the Silchar airport.
01 Jul 2018
One year ago on this day, the country's tax regime underwent a drastic overhaul with the launch of the never-seen-before-in-India Goods and Services Tax (GST).
07 Jun 2018
WB CM and TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee is gearing up full-time for the 2019 battle.
04 Jun 2018
The family of BJP worker Dulal Kumar, whose body was found hanging from a pole in West Bengal's Purulia district, has refuted the autopsy report that said he committed suicide.
14 May 2018
Many Twitter users slammed senior Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brein for his insensitive comments on violence that prevailed across West Bengal during panchayat elections today.
07 Mar 2018
Even as various regional parties are considering a non-BJP non-Congress alliance, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has invited Opposition leaders for dinner to forge a united front against the BJP in Parliament.
16 Jan 2018
Centre will split the debt-laden Air India (AI) into four separate entities by 2018-end under a divestment plan proposed by PM Narendra Modi. 51% stake in each entity would be sold.
19 Dec 2017
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.
25 Oct 2017
A day after opposition parties announced they would mark November 8, the first anniversary of demonetization, as 'Black Day', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley talked about BJP's planned 'Anti-Black Money Day'.
24 Oct 2017
The opposition has decided to mark November 8, demonetization's first anniversary, by observing "Black Day" across the country.
31 Aug 2017
Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien called the BJP's demonetization drive a total disaster.
08 Aug 2017
The "biggest scam of this century" rocked the Parliament today as the opposition alleged that the new Rs. 500 notes were being printed in two sizes, "one for the ruling party and one for the others".
07 Apr 2017
The parliament on April 6 passed four bills on the GST after they were approved by the Rajya Sabha without any amendments, paving the way for its nationwide rollout.
29 Mar 2017
Implementation of the GST bill may be delayed from the planned July 1 to September 1 for further fine-tuning of the bill and to give industries more time to prepare.