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Opposition blocks introduction of GST bill in Rajya Sabha

TIA NEWS The Rajya Sabha could not take up the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Second Amendment) Bill, 2014 on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for consideration and passing today as the opposition members stalled the proceedings amidst noisy scenes. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who moved the GST Bill accused the Congress of stopping … Continue reading Opposition blocks introduction of GST bill in Rajya Sabha

Protests in Parliament ‘murder of democracy’: LS Speaker

Unabated uproar by Congress members in the Lok Sabha today invited the wrath of Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who called their protests “murder of democracy” and “hijacking” the rights of 440 members by 40-50 others in the Opposition. Mahajan also asked the Lok Sabha TV, which broadcasts live proceedings of the House, to show the “irresponsible” … Continue reading Protests in Parliament ‘murder of democracy’: LS Speaker

Parliament adjourned over Lalit Modi controversy & Vyapam scam

Both the Houses of Parliament have been adjourned for the day over Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam. The upper and lower witnessed repeated adjournments in the pre-lunch session. The Lok Sabha was today adjourned four times as the agitating Congress members trooped into the well of the House shouting slogans against the government and … Continue reading Parliament adjourned over Lalit Modi controversy & Vyapam scam

Resignations of tainted minister must for smoth functioning of Parliament: Rahul

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said the resignations of top BJP leaders are necessary if the government wants Parliament to function smoothly. Mr Gandhi told reporters this afternoon that the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had extended help to Lalit Modi while hiding the facts. He alleged that financial transactions took place between the … Continue reading Resignations of tainted minister must for smoth functioning of Parliament: Rahul

No end in sight to ongoing logjam in Parliament

AMN Even as union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has appealed to the Congress to allow Parliament to function for the remaining four days, there is no end in sight to the ongoing logjam in Parliament as both Congress and BJP continue to blame each other for the stalemate. Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala told media in … Continue reading No end in sight to ongoing logjam in Parliament

Parliamentary panel on Lokpal gets extension

The Parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal Bill has got two months’ extension till September. t is the second extension given to the panel after it could not finish its work by last month end. The 31-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice, headed by Congress MP EM Sudarsana Natchiappan, is examining … Continue reading Parliamentary panel on Lokpal gets extension

India to boycott Commonwealth meet in Pak if J&K Speaker not invited

TIA NEWS India will boycott Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference scheduled to be held in Islamabad next month if the Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly is not invited. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan told media persons that the Speaker of the country hosting Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, CPA meet is supposed to extend invitation to all members. … Continue reading India to boycott Commonwealth meet in Pak if J&K Speaker not invited

Rajya Sabha adjourned for day over Lalit Modi issue

AMN / The Rajya Sabha today witnessed heated arguments between opposition Congress and the treasury benches over the continuous stalemate in the House over Lalit Modi controversy. Deputy Chairman Prof. PJ Kurien adjourned the House for the day as the Congress members trooped into the well shouting slogans. When the House reassembled at 2.30 PM, … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned for day over Lalit Modi issue

Parliament panel gets more time to submit report on Land Bill

The Lok Sabha has extended time for presentation of the Report of the Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Second Bill, 2015 up to 11th August. A motion to this effect was moved by Bhartruhari Mahatab of the Biju Janata Dal. The Committee was … Continue reading Parliament panel gets more time to submit report on Land Bill

Left joins Congress, holds protest against MPs suspension

MPs belonging to Left Parties today held a separate protest in Parliament complex against the suspension of 25 Lok Sabha members of the Congress. Displaying posters, the Parliamentarians shouted slogans against the suspension by the Speaker. They also reiterated their demand for resignations of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh Chief … Continue reading Left joins Congress, holds protest against MPs suspension

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