Patna/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday expressed serious doubt over the intention of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in implementing the Women's Reservation Bill even after its clearance in the Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Members of Parliaments across party lines who voted in favour of the historic Women's Reservation Bill which cleared the Lok Sabha hurdle Wednesday with the support of 454 voice votes.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid Oppositions' two big questions, Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed the Lok Sabha on why the implementation of the Women's Reservation Bill, which was passed in the lower house Wednesday, is being delayed by tying it to census and delimitation.
New Delhi/IBNS: The historic Women's Reservation Bill designed to provide 33 percent reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after hours of fierce debate.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday announced that the old Parliament building will be called the 'Samvidhan Sadan' (Constitution House).
New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet Monday cleared the bill to ensure the reservation of 33 percent seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: A key meeting of the Union Cabinet, called on the first day of the Parliament's five-day special session, was held on Monday evening, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar Monday reconstituted the panel of vice-chairpersons giving 50 percent representation to women parliamentarians.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Monday recalled India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s legacy in the Lok Sabha during the special session of the Parliament ahead of moving to the new building.
New Delhi/UNI: Raising the two key issues of unemployment and inflation, Congress president and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday pitched for passing a women reservation bill in the ongoing special session of the Parliament.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said, "it is a matter of pride for all of us that today India has been able to make its place at world level and it is being acknowledged as the ‘Vishwamitra’".
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday delivered a heartfelt speech in bidding farewell to the existing Parliament building before moving to the new block.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the special session of Parliament may be short, but it is historic and very valuable.
New Delhi/IBNS: Putting an end to days of speculation, the special five-day session of Parliament starting next week will discuss the 75-year history of parliament, the government revealed on Wednesday evening.
New Delhi/IBNS: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Wednesday mocked Sonia Gandhi's nine-point letter on the special session of Parliament and said the former Congress chief is perhaps "not aware of traditions", asserting that the government discusses the agenda with the Opposition only after the session begins.