Lok Sabha

Disability bill passed by Lok Sabha on session's last day

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 23:00

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Parliament on Friday passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, with the Lok Sabha giving its nod to the legislation. It was the first bill in the winter session to be passed amid comparative bonhomie between the government and the opposition in both houses.


Lok Sabha disrupted again over demonetisation debate

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 13:46

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) 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.


Parliament logjam continues; Lok Sabha passes tax amendment bill

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 20:12

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The logjam in both houses of Parliament continued for the ninth consecutive day on Tuesday over demonetisation, as the Lok Sabha passed amid opposition protest an income tax amendment bill to facilitate levy of 60 per cent tax on undisclosed income.


Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:30

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day as the opposition continued to disrupt the house with its demand for a debate under adjournment motion on the issue of demonetisation on Thursday.


Rajya Sabha stalled over demonetisation, adjourned for day

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 19:00

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha could not conduct any meaningful business on Thursday as the opposition remained adamant on the demand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi be present during the debate on demonetisation and the house was finally adjourned for the day at 3 p.m. after witnessing five adjournments.


Rajya Sabha records 100% productivity, Lok Sabha 110%: Naqvi

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 14:38

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) While the Lok Sabha posted performance wise productivity in the monsoon session of 111 per cent, the Rajya Sabha achieved 100 per cent, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Friday.


Lok Sabha to debate Dalit issue, flood situation

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 21:56

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After a series of incidents against Dalits across the country, the Lok Sabha is now likely to take up for debate the issue of atrocities against Dalits on Thursday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said.


BJP whip to Lok Sabha MPs for GST bill on Monday

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 12:48

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Signalling that the government may table the amended Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday (August 8), the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a whip asking its members to be present in the house.


Sonia targets Modi government, questions its performance

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 16:58

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FDI, recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission and questioned the GDP figures.