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06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Budget session marked by disruptions, low productivity

The budget session of Parliament ended on Friday with the second part completely washed out in the wake of a standoff between the government and the opposition whose no-confidence motion was not taken up for more than a fortnight.In an unprecedented action,...

28-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Lok Sabha disrupted again, Rajya Sabha bids farewell to retiring members

The Lok Sabha saw repeated adjournments and could not take up the no confidence motion once again on Wednesday amid ruckus as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, angry over the disruptions, threatened to adjourn the house sine die midway through the Budget session.Disruptions...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Parliament logjam continues, Congress gives no-trust notice

The impasse in both the Houses of Parliament continued on Friday and Parliament failed to transact any business for the 15th consecutive working day.Meanwhile, the Congress too tabled in the Lok Sabha a notice for no-confidence motion against the Narendra...

19-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Parliament logjam continues, no-confidence motion not taken up

The Parliament on Monday could not transact any business as the opposition parties continued to stall proceedings over their demands, resulting a wash out of the second part of the budget session for eleven consecutive days.In Lok Sabha, no-confidence motions...

09-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Parliament logjam washes out first week's business

The first week of the resumed Budget Session of Parliament was a complete washout as it failed to transact any business again on Friday due to the standoff between the government, some of its allies and the opposition over a range of issues including demand...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

LS, RS disrupted again, no breakthrough in meeting called by Speaker

The opposition continued to force adjournments of both Houses of Parliament for the third day on Wednesday over the Rs 12,600-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and other issues, even as a meeting of leaders of various parties with the Lok Sabha Speaker...

05-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid protests against PNB bank fraud

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned on Monday as soon as they met for the second part of the budget session of Parliament amid opposition protests over the Punjab National Bank fraud and special status to Andhra Pradesh.The Lok Sabha was adjourned...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, records 91% productivity

The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday, bringing the short Winter Session to an end. The Lower House has recorded 91 per cent productivity.Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the House sat for 61 hours over 13 sittings.The Lower House passed 13 bills while...

03-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Parliament sees disruptions over Maharashtra violence

The riots in Bhima-Koregaon in Pune during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Anglo-Maratha War of 1818 forced adjournments in both Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, with the Congress demanding a probe by a Supreme Court judge and a statement by...

06-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Gaikwad issue echoes in LS; Sena threatens to boycott NDA meet

As Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday defended himself and apologised in the Lok Sabha for the assault on an airline staff, an ugly situation arose as two Union Ministers got involved in heated exchanges and almost came to blows.Gaikwad's party colleagues...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Congress-BJP members spar in Lok Sabha

Members from the BJP and Congress got into a war of words in the Lok Sabha after Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge claimed people from his party laid down their lives for the nation, while none from the BJP did.Leader of Opposition Kharge also mentioned leaders...

15-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Parliament's winter session headed for washout

Parliament's winter session -- which ends on December 16 -- is headed for a virtual washout as chaos reigned in both houses on Thursday, the penultimate day of the month-long session.Members of both the opposition and treasury benches indulged in recrimination over...

09-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Demonetisation bedlam continues in Parliament

A day after President Pranab Mukherjee expressed anguish over the Parliament logjam, both houses saw more bedlam on Friday, the fourth week of a disrupted winter session.On Friday, however, it were the treasury benches who created pandemonium in the Lok...

08-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Parliament disrupted again, Speaker warns unruly MPs of stern action

Parliament failed to function and transact any meaningful business yet again on Thursday as the government failed to find a common ground with the opposition protesting in both the houses.Both opposition and the government continued to blame each other for the...

05-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Parliament disrupted again, both houses adjourned for day

Both houses of Parliament witnessed disruptions for the 13th consecutive day on Monday over the issues of people facing problems over cash crunch, alleged non-payment of salaries to central government staff and discussion on demonetisation.In the Lok Sabha,...

05-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Lok Sabha disrupted again over demonetisation debate

Disruptions continued in the Lok Sabha on Monday as the government and opposition failed to reach an agreement over the demonetisation debate, even as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suggested the debate can be taken up without any rule.Opposition members, including of...

02-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Parliament logjam continues over demonetisation

Demonetisation deadlocked Parliament functioning on Friday too as it failed to transact any meaningful business due to unrelenting opposition members adamant on their respective demands in both the houses.While the opposition in Rajya Sabha reiterated its demand for...

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