28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: NDA constituent Shiv Sena, which has reservations on the Land Bill, today huddled with Opposition parties to work out a strategy to thwart the proposed changes in the 2013 Act which are up for consideration before a Joint Committee of Parliament.
27 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A bill, providing for trial in cheque bounce cases at the place where the cheque was presented for clearance and not the place of issue, was re-introduced in the Lok Sabha today, with an aim of helping lakhs of people suffering due to jurisdictional issues.
26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Alleging "political opportunism" behind Rahul Gandhi's tirade against the land bill, Government today hinged hopes on a "consensus" in the Joint Committee of Parliament for passage of the contentious measure and claimed Congress alone is insisting on zero amendment in the 2013 law.
25 Jul 2015
New Delhi: With the deadline of the Parliamentary panel on land nearing to a close, at least three opposition parties including Congress have decided to seek total withdrawal of NDA's contentious land bill.
23 Jul 2015
Athens: Greek Parliament today passed legislation on a second batch of reforms needed to help unlock a huge international bailout for the country's stricken economy.
26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Concerned over the high rate of casualties in accidents, the government will soon bring a Road Transport and Safety Bill and launch cashless treatment for mishap victims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today in his monthly radio programme while avoiding any mention of politics or the logjam in Parliament.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With Rahul Gandhi’s uproar in the Lok Sabha over the demand of a discussion on the recent spate in communal incidents in the nation still fresh in minds, the Lower House will hold a discussion on the Communal Violence Bill today. All eyes will be set on the Congress vice president and his course of action on the issue in the Parliament.
20 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A Bill that makes accepting or giving bribe by foreign public officials a criminal offence entailing imprisonment of up to seven years among others strict penal provisions will be moved afresh in the Parliament by the Government.
23 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha Committee on GST submitted its report recommending that one percent additional tax by states should not be levied on goods for inter-company transfers and favoured compensation to states for five years but Congress, Left and AIADMK gave dissenting notes.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Pitching for the safe passage of Communal Violence Bill in the current session of Parliament, Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Thursday said that it is not a divisive Bill and efforts are on to arrive at a consensus on the issue.