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Pakistan expresses ‘concern’ to UN over bill on Kashmir map

Pakistan today said it has expressed "serious concern" to the UN over a draft bill in the Indian Parliament over the map of Kashmir and called upon the world body to uphold its resolutions and urge India to stop such acts whi

Rajya Sabha sets record, passes 5 bills in few hours

In a record of sorts, five bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha today, which has been under attack for delaying in the passage of key legislation.

Do ‘yagya’ for rains, BJP member advises MPs in Lok Sabha

Organise yagyas for rains. This was the suggestion offered today by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Virendra Singh to fellow Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha as a means to mitigate the drought situation.

Uttarakhand, Enemy Property Act likely to dominate parliament proceedings

The proposed discussion on the 2016-17 Uttarakhand budget and the Enemy Property Bill are likely to generate much heat between the treasury and opposition benches in both houses of parliament during the coming week.

Stormy proceedings loom as Lok Sabha to take up Uttarakhand budget Monday

A confrontation between the Congress and the ruling BJP is expected in the Lok Sabha on Monday as the house is scheduled to take up discussion on the Uttarakhand budget for 2016-17...

Financial business tops govt agenda in Parliament next week

Financial business will dominate the government's agenda in Parliament from Monday while seven bills have already been passed in the first week despite the row over imposition of President's Rule in Uttarakhand...

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to gherao Parliament on May 6

Amid escalating confrontation with the government, Congress today announced a gherao of Parliament on May 6 to highlight issues like Uttarakhand, drought and the campaign of "deceit and deliberate lies" against opposition.

Joint Parliament Standing Committee clears Bankruptcy Law: FM Arun Jaitley

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code and is likely to be discussed in the current Budget Session of Parliament.

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016 passed in Lok Sabha

The bill seeks to establish a regional centre for biotechnology, an institution of education, training and research, under UNESCO in the NCR

BJP to raise Agusta Westland Chopper scam, Ishrat Jahan case to counter Congress in Parliament

Seeking to corner the Congress after it launched a tirade against it for imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand, the ruling party has decided to raise issues of Agusta Westland Chopper scam, Aircel Maxis scam and the I

Odd-even rule: MPs demand exemption, AAP govt in Delhi refuses

The odd-even rule enforced in Delhi figured in both houses of parliament on Monday -- the first day of the new session -- with members demanding that lawmakers be exempted even as a few MPs violated it inadvertently or simply

FDI up 44 per cent since June 2014: Nirmala Sitharaman

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country grew by 44 per cent to USD 63.16 billion during June 2014 to February 2016 period, Parliament was informed today.

Parliament panel for review of FAC for benefit of Indian Railways passengers

A Parliamentary committee has asked the Indian Railways to review the fuel adjustment component (FAC) for the benefit of passengers without any further delay.

Govt ready to discuss any issue in Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu

Expressing the hope that the second leg of the Budget session will not be "stormy", Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the government is "willing to discuss any issue" in the House.

Parliament session beginning tomorrow to be stormy

The second half of the Budget session of Parliament, beginning tomorrow, is all set to be a stormy affair with opposition parties closing ranks over the imposition of Presidents' rule in Uttarakhand.

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