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Man tries to jump in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A man on Friday tried to jump on to the floor of the Lok Sabha but was overpowered by the security staff.The man, identified as Rakesh Singh Baghel, was taken away for questioning by the security personnel. He hails from Shivpuri district in Madhya Pradesh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan told the House.

PPCC president Captain Amarinder Singh reigns from Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday handed over to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan his resignation from the Lok Sabha membership to protest over the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue. Amarinder’s resignation is valid from November 11, the date on which he sent his resignation through email to the Speaker. The Congress

Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon on Wednesday as opposition continued to demand a debate on demonetisation under an adjournment motion, which would allow voting following the debate. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the house when Lok Sabha assembled at 11 a.m. Opposition members trooped near Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s podium

Lok Sabha adjourned after opposition protests demonetisation

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned within minutes of convening on Friday as opposition members protested loudly and demanded a debate on the government’s demonitisation move under rules than entail voting. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the poor were suffering due to the spiking of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth

Lok Sabha adjourned after uproar

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha witnessed ruckus on Thursday as the opposition demanded a debate on demonetisation under a parliamentary provision that was not accepted to the government. Soon after the house met, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge urged Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to accept their notice for an adjournment motion. Under the adjournment motion, all other

Lok Sabha Speaker greets people on Diwali, salutes valour of soldiers

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday conveyed her warm greetings to the people on the occasion of Diwali. In her message, she said: “I convey my good wishes and heartiest greetings to all my brothers and sisters on the eve of Deepawali.” “The festival of lights, symbolises the triumph of truth and

Government introduces bill to improve road safety in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The central government on Tuesday introduced the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill-2016 in the Lok Sabha, despite objections from opposition parties. The bill is aimed at improving road safety in the country and proposes to increase penalties against traffic violations as a deterrent measure. Soon after Lok Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked Union Road Transport

GST Bill Pass, Lok Sabha

History has been created, Government passing GST Bill in Loksabha which is India’s biggest tax reforms which got the clearance from parliament with 443 votes in support. Still needs approval from atleast 15

Lok Sabha takes up amendments to GST bill for discussion

  New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday took up for discussion the amendments to the Goods and Services Tax Bill with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stating that there was a wide consensus on the legislation. “There has been a wide consensus. A large number of political parties have come forward in its support,” Jaitley

Lok Sabha condoles Kokrajhar massacre victims

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday condoled the death of 13 people in the recent violence that took place in Kokrajhar, Assam. As soon as the house assembled for the day to resume its session after the weekend break, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan read out a brief statement describing the actions of the wrongdoers as an

 Modi to intervene during GST debate in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The government is likely to move the amended Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in the Lok Sabha for passage on Monday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to intervene in the debate. The government has listed the bill for next week’s legislative business in the lower house along with other important bills.

Bittu raises Post-Matric Scholarship issue in Lok Sabha

Ludhiana: Lok Sabha today witnessed a lot of commotion when Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu accused the ruling Akali-BJP Government of Punjab of diverting the Post Matric Scholarship funds meant for the students of SC community. More than three lakh students have been badly affected in the state as a result, he said. Ravneet

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were on Friday adjourned till 12 noon after an uproar in both houses on AAP MP Bhagwant Mann uploading a video clip of his journey from his residence to the interiors of Parliament House and for breaching security. Mann was summoned by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Beating of Sikh student in Hyderabad raised in LS

New Delhi: The issue of a Sikh student,mistaken for a Kashmiri, being beaten up in Hyderabad was raised in the Lok Sabha today. Raising the matter during Zero Hour, Prem Singh Chandumajra (SAD) said that earlier it used to be heard that students are beaten up abroad, but Sikhs lack identity even within the country.

Monsoon session of Parliament begins, Lok Sabha adjourned

New Delhi: The monsoon session of parliament began on Monday but the Lok Sabha was adjourned shortly due to the death of Madhya Pradesh MP Dalpat Singh Paraste. Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the newly-inducted ministers in the Lok Sabha, which will resume on Tuesday. In the Rajya Sabha, the session started with Chairman Mohammad

Bittu takes up farmer suicide issue in Lok Sabha; demands immediate release of 11.5K crs

Chandigarh: Member Parliament from Ludhiana constituency, Ravneet Singh Bittu, today drew the attention of Lok Sabha towards rising incidents of suicide by the farmers of Punjab. He said, this year till 11th March, 56 farmers have committed suicide. Between 1st April and 26 April, 39 farmers have committed suicide in Punjab. He said the farmers