Rahul Gandhi led a protest of senior Congress leaders on the Parliament premises today against the suspension of seven party MPs from the Lok Sabha. Continue Reading
Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day again amid protests and unrelenting sloganeering by opposition members including those from the Congress over the Delhi violence.The House proceedings have been disrupted by opposition members during the second leg of the Budget Session. Continue Reading
A bill to provide an opportunity to taxpayers to settle their tax disputes by paying just due taxes with complete waiver of interest and penalty by March 31 was approved by Lok Sabha today. Continue Reading
Lok Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions today amid Opposition protests over Delhi violence even as the government maintained that the matter will be discussed next week in the House. Continue Reading
Rajya Sabha proceedings today have been adjourned till 2 pm after the entire opposition vociferously protested over the issue of communal violence in the national capital, with members alleging that the government slept while Delhi burnt. Continue Reading
Home Minister Amit Shah today moved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha and sought to assuage the concerns of Indian Muslims by saying they have nothing to fear as they are and will remain citizens of India.
The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. Continue Reading
The Winter Session of Lok Sabha began on a stormy note Monday, with protests by the Congress and other Opposition members over various issues. While Parliament is a place to express views and debate problems, parties must understand that the proceedings are not supposed to get disturbed due to their acts. Continue Reading
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the world has “great expectations” from India, and asserted that his government will lead the country to a path of ‘greatness’ where it will be beneficial to the entire globe.