Shillong/UNI: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has lauded the passing of the Farmers Bill by the Parliament and stated that this will “liberate the farmers and bring about economic benefit”.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the farmers' protests across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said new farm laws will only allow peasants to sell their productions in their own terms.
New Delhi/IBNS: Eight opposition Rajya Sabha MPs were on Monday suspended for their "unruly behaviour" while protesting against the passage of two key farm bills by the government in Parliament's upper house a day ago.
New Delhi/UNI: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended eight opposition members for the remaining part of the Monsoon session for their unruly behaviour in the House on Sunday.
New Delhi/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described as "painful and shameful" the Opposition ruckus during the passage of two farm Bills, saying he had never seen such misconduct in Parliament.
New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two farm sector Bills -- Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020--amid massive uproar by the Opposition.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday slammed Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur’s comment in the Parliament on the Nehru-Gandhi family and said the speech was delivered in the 'worst possible taste'.
New Delhi/IBNS: Parliament’s monsoon session this year was adjourned for the first time Friday after a fierce row erupted over Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur’s comment on the Nehru-Gandhi family and a counter-attack by a Congress MP calling him 'gadha'(donkey).
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah was on Thursday discharged from Delhi's All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital, four days after he was re-admitted for a check-up after recovering from the deadly coronavirus.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said China disregards bilateral agreements while speaking on the ongoing border standoff between the two Asian giants in Ladakh, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Tata Projects Ltd on Wednesday emerged as the lowest bidder to construct the new Parliament complex, media reports said.
Mumbai/IBNS: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and his actress-politician wife Jaya Bachchan got an additional security from Mumbai Police outside their home after the Samajwadi Party (SP) MP gave a fiery speech on an alleged attempt to tarnish the image of Hindi film industry a day ago in Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress and Trinamool Congress, the two largest opposition parties in the country, on Wednesday attempted to corner the Narendra Modi government over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in Parliament's upper house, Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for misleading citizens on the row with China after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Parliament saying China "does not recognise the current boundary (Line of Actual Control)" and had attempted to transgress it.
New Delhi/IBNS: Opposition parliamentarian Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday slammed actor-turned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ravi Kishan who on the opening day of Parliament's monsoon session said "drug addiction is in the film industry too".