LS, RS adjourned for 2nd day after ruckus

Both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha were adjourned for the second consecutive day today till 2 pm amid protests by Opposition members over the rising fuel prices. Continue Reading

Kharge to replace Azad as Leader of Opposition in RS

The Congress has given the name of senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge for the post of the leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha. The post will fall vacant with the retirement of MP Ghulam Nabi Azad. Continue Reading

Government has power to deport illegal foreign nationals: MHA

In a written reply in Rajya Sabha on the steps being taken to deport Rohingyas, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that the Central government has been vested with powers to detain and deport illegal foreign nationals. Continue Reading

RS passes insolvency, bankruptcy bill

The Rajya Sabha today passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote. Continue Reading

Gogoi takes oath as RS member

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as member of Rajya Sabha amid uproar by opposition members today. Continue Reading

Venkaiah pitches greater role for women

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today pitched for greater representation of women in Parliament and State legislatures.
Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), Venkaiah lamented that gender equality and women safety remained elusive despite women achieving remarkable feat, and advocated for a change in mindset of the society, supplemented by educational and employment avenues for women. Continue Reading