05 May 2015
New Delhi: Heated exchanges were witnessed in Rajya Sabha between BJP's Vinay Katiyar and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Tuesday after the latter refused permission to the ruling party member to speak on a motion that had already been disallowed.
19 May 2015
Indore: Dismissing Congress' charge that no member of Lower House of Parliament was allowed to speak about Prime Minister Narendra Modi during discussions, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said it was inappropriate to drag PM's name on the issues he was not associated with.
19 May 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday ruled out going back on the Land Bill but said the government is open to incorporate more amendments which are in the interest of farmers. Gadkari alleged that Congress is opposing the bill for political reasons as part of its agenda to spread disinformation against the government.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to amend the Companies Act with an aim of promoting ease of doing business with as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying the law will be reviewed further by an expert committee to be set up shortly to see where the "shoe pinches".
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: The fresh amendments to the Companies Law will go a long way in improving ease of doing business, chartered accountants' apex body ICAI has said.
08 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted by repeated adjournments on Friday following uproar by Congress, demanding the resignation of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari following a CAG report alleging irregularities involving loan extended to his family-linked Purti group.
11 May 2015
New Delhi: Amidst din over demand by Congress MPs seeking resignation of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill 2014 was today withdrawn by the government from the Rajya Sabha.
21 May 2015
JAKARTA: China's land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to conflict, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a conference in Jakarta.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament concluded on Wednesday with passage of record official business in recent years but the government failed to ensure passage of the controversial Land Acquisition Bill as also key reform measure of GST amid stiff resistance from opposition.