Lok Sabha

Latest stories

26m
The Economic Times
Highest priority to provide help to distressed Indians: Sushma Swarajdistressed Indians abroad, including those who are defrauded in marriage, Exter
Highest priority to provide help to distressed Indians: Sushma Swaraj
The Economic Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
distressed Indians abroad, including those who are defrauded in marriage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Lok Sabha today. Swaraj said her Ministry has been receiving petitions from Indian women stating that their non-resident... Read more
26m
The Economic Times
Andhra Pradesh seeks Rs 7,269 crore central sales tax duesmeeting, Andhra Pradesh pointed out that Clause 19 of the 122nd Constitution Am
Andhra Pradesh seeks Rs 7,269 crore central sales tax dues
The Economic Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
meeting, Andhra Pradesh pointed out that Clause 19 of the 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill (for GST), passed by the Lok Sabha, raised doubts that the states might not be compensated for the revenue losses for five years. "Hence it should be... Read more
56m
New Kerala
Lok Sabha passes Lokpal, Lokayukta amendment bill - newkerala.com #96460Lok Sabha passes Lokpal, Lokayukta amendment bill Posted 43 minutes ago | IANS
Lok Sabha passes Lokpal, Lokayukta amendment bill - newkerala.com #96460
New Kerala / Posted 56 minutes ago
Lok Sabha passes Lokpal, Lokayukta amendment bill Posted 43 minutes ago | IANS New Delhi, July 27 : The Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016, doing away with the time period for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read more
56m
New Kerala
Committee set up to examine role of NEC - newkerala.com #96458to consult the state governments in the Northeast in preparation of its report,
Committee set up to examine role of NEC - newkerala.com #96458
New Kerala / Posted 56 minutes ago
to consult the state governments in the Northeast in preparation of its report, which would, also cover the issue of up-gradation and restructuring of the North Eastern Council," DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh told the Lok Sabha in an written... Read more
1h
New Kerala
No action against ministers, BJP MPs facing criminal cases: AAP - newkerala.com #96444"Moreover, out of 282 BJP Lok Sabha MPs, 98 have criminal cases against them. N
No action against ministers, BJP MPs facing criminal cases: AAP - newkerala.com #96444
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
"Moreover, out of 282 BJP Lok Sabha MPs, 98 have criminal cases against them. No agency has been asked to take action against them, unlike in the case of Aam Aadmi Party leaders. All these agencies have been let loose after AAP leaders and... Read more
2h
asianage
Government drops plan for Rs 17.500 crore funds for telecom R&D, mfgthe proposal to set up three separate funds was dropped," Telecom Minister Mano
Government drops plan for Rs 17.500 crore funds for telecom R&D, mfg
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
the proposal to set up three separate funds was dropped," Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. Telecom network being a critical infrastructure, the Working Group for Telecom Sector in the 12th Plan proposed... Read more
2h
Hindustantimes.com
LS approves amendment to Lokpal Act for deferring asset filingLok Sabha approved on Wednesday an amendment to the Lokpal Act to allow extensi
LS approves amendment to Lokpal Act for deferring asset filing
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Lok Sabha approved on Wednesday an amendment to the Lokpal Act to allow extension to 50 lakh central government employees and NGOs receiving government funds in the deadline for filing asset declaration beyond July 31. While the House provided... Read more
2 related stories
2h
The Economic Times
Government drops plan for Rs 17.5k crore funds for telecom R&D, manufacturingthe proposal to set up three separate funds was dropped," Telecom Minister Mano
Government drops plan for Rs 17.5k crore funds for telecom R&D, manufacturing
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
the proposal to set up three separate funds was dropped," Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. Telecom network being a critical infrastructure, the Working Group for Telecom Sector in the 12th Plan proposed... Read more
2h
The Hindu
Lok Sabha clears Lokpal amendments without discussionPrime Minister Narendra Modi invokes special powers to approve the Bill that wa
Lok Sabha clears Lokpal amendments without discussion
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invokes special powers to approve the Bill that was not earlier presented to the Cabinet The Lok Sabha on Wednesday cleared amendments to the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, without circulating copies of the Bill,... Read more
2h
New Kerala
Caution ahead of F&O expiry depresses equity markets - newkerala.com #96396meeting with his counterparts from the states on the issue on Tuesday. The pan
Caution ahead of F&O expiry depresses equity markets - newkerala.com #96396
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
meeting with his counterparts from the states on the issue on Tuesday. The pan-India tax reform has been passed by the Lok Sabha but is stuck in the Rajya Sabha, where the government lacks a majority. Nevertheless, caution ahead of the futures... Read more
32 related stories
3h
Hindustantimes.com
60% Indians will live in cities by 2050: Govtby 2050 as India’s rate of urbanisation is “dramatic”, minister of state for ur
60% Indians will live in cities by 2050: Govt
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 hours ago
by 2050 as India’s rate of urbanisation is “dramatic”, minister of state for urban development Rao Inderjit Singh said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. As per the 2011 census, 31% population in the country lives in urban areas and more and more people... Read more
4 related stories
3h
dna
Narsingh doping saga: Members of Parliament call for probe in case of drug-spiked foodwill take action if any shortcoming is pointed out, he said. LS MPs demand pro
Narsingh doping saga: Members of Parliament call for probe in case of drug-spiked food
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
will take action if any shortcoming is pointed out, he said. LS MPs demand probe into Narsingh Yadav drug test issue Lok Sabha members too joined the row over wrestler Narsingh Yadav failing a drug test, with one of them seeking a CBI probe,... Read more
3h
dna
Harish Rawat confirms Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand's Chamoli; Rijiju to seek report19th, the date of incursion," ANI reported quoting sources. In a written reply
Harish Rawat confirms Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand's Chamoli; Rijiju to seek report
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
19th, the date of incursion," ANI reported quoting sources. In a written reply to Kumari Sushmita Dev and others in the Lok Sabha in April this year, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had said that there have been no instances of incursions by... Read more
10 related stories
3h
The Economic Times
No plans to spend money in dormant post office a/cs on schemesmoney lying in post office accounts to fund social sector schemes, but the gove
No plans to spend money in dormant post office a/cs on schemes
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
money lying in post office accounts to fund social sector schemes, but the government may consider the issue in future, the Lok Sabha was informed today. As per rules and laid down laws, the money remains with government till the kith and kin of... Read more
3h
The Economic Times
Report on Narsingh Yadav's doping row to come in 2 dayscontroversy will come in the next two days till when he will remain under provi
Report on Narsingh Yadav's doping row to come in 2 days
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
controversy will come in the next two days till when he will remain under provisional suspension, the government told Lok Sabha today. Responding to a number of questions over the issue, Sports Minister Vijay Goel said the government will... Read more
3h
New Kerala
Lokpal and Lokayukta amendment bill introduced in Lok Sabha - newkerala.com #96364for a Selection Committee for making appointments to the ombudsman. The committ
Lokpal and Lokayukta amendment bill introduced in Lok Sabha - newkerala.com #96364
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
for a Selection Committee for making appointments to the ombudsman. The committee includes the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The Bill amends this provision to state that the leader of the single largest opposition party in the House would... Read more
4h
Decclan Chronicle
60 per cent Indians to live in cities by 2050: governmentby 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Ur
60 per cent Indians to live in cities by 2050: government
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh said in Lok Sabha today. As per the 2011 census, 31 per cent population in the country lives in urban areas and more and more people... Read more
4 related stories
4h
Decclan Chronicle
Narsingh Yadav doping scandal: Key developments you need to knowMinister Narendra Modi regarding the issue. The final report of the panel prob
Narsingh Yadav doping scandal: Key developments you need to know
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Minister Narendra Modi regarding the issue. The final report of the panel probing wrestler Narsingh's doping controversy will come in the next two days till when he will remain under provisional suspension, the government told Lok Sabha on Wednesd... Read more
152 related stories
4h
Hindustantimes.com
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months: Govtbe positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call dr
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months: Govt
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
be positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call drops, Telecom minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, while expressing commitment to get rid of the “black spot”. Sinha said he had a meeting with telecom... Read more
4 related stories
4h
dna
Call drops situation to improve in 3-4 months: Telecom Minbe positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call dr
Call drops situation to improve in 3-4 months: Telecom Min
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
be positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha, while expressing commitment to get rid of the "black spot". Sinha said he had a meeting with telecom operators... Read more
4 related stories
4h
dna
Harish Rawat confirms Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand's Chamoli districtwant to define LoC, but China is not cooperating," he said. In a written reply
Harish Rawat confirms Chinese incursion in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
want to define LoC, but China is not cooperating," he said. In a written reply to Kumari Sushmita Dev and others in the Lok Sabha in April this year, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had said that there have been no instances of incursions by... Read more
10 related stories
4h
The Economic Times
60 % Indians to live in cities by 2050by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Ur
60 % Indians to live in cities by 2050
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh said in Lok Sabha today. As per the 2011 census, 31 per cent population in the country lives in urban areas and more and more people... Read more
4 related stories
4h
The Economic Times
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 monthsbe positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call dr
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
be positive results in the next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha today, while expressing commitment to get rid of the "black spot". Sinha said he had a meeting with telecom... Read more
4 related stories
4h
Business Standard India
60 per cent Indians to live in cities by 2050by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Ur
60 per cent Indians to live in cities by 2050
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. As per the 2011 census, 31 per cent population in the country lives in urban areas and more and more... Read more
4 related stories
5h
asianage
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months: governmentbe positive results inthe next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call dro
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months: government
asianage / Posted 5 hours ago
be positive results inthe next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha on July 27, while expressing commitment to get rid of the "black spot". Sinha said he had a meeting with telecom... Read more
4 related stories
5h
asianage
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months governmentbe positive results inthe next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call dro
Call drops situation to be improved in 3-4 months government
asianage / Posted 5 hours ago
be positive results inthe next 3-4 months in addressing the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha told the Lok Sabha on July 27, while expressing commitment to get rid of the "black spot". Sinha said he had a meeting with telecom... Read more
4 related stories
5h
dna
BJP MP & BCCI chief Anurag Thakur to join Territorial Armyclearing an exam and a personal interview conducted in Chandigarh and training
BJP MP & BCCI chief Anurag Thakur to join Territorial Army
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
clearing an exam and a personal interview conducted in Chandigarh and training held in Bhopal. As a regular officer, the Lok Sabha member from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh will have to undergo a mandatory training. The Territorial Army, the... Read more
5h
The Hindu
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Violence in north-east have come down, says Rijijuday of Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha is likely to take up The
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Violence in north-east have come down, says Rijiju
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
day of Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha is likely to take up The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016. Lok Sabha is likely to pass the Enemy Property Bill. Mayawati raised the issue of Dalits and Muslims being attacked by 'cow... Read more
2 related stories
6h
Hindustantimes.com
Blow for Congress as states, Centre agree on GST formuladiscussions and then formulate our stand,” said leader of the opposition Ghulam
Blow for Congress as states, Centre agree on GST formula
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 hours ago
discussions and then formulate our stand,” said leader of the opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad. The bill, passed in the Lok Sabha in May 2015, says the rates will be decided by a GST council headed by the Union finance minister with state... Read more
15 related stories
6h
Hindustantimes.com
BJP joins UP’s yatra politics, 4 campaign chariots to roll out in Augparty without a candidate for the chief minister’s post in the country’s most p
BJP joins UP’s yatra politics, 4 campaign chariots to roll out in Aug
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 hours ago
party without a candidate for the chief minister’s post in the country’s most populous state, where the party won 71 of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the 2014 parliamentary polls, riding a Narendra Modi wave. “We don’t want to delay these yatras for the... Read more
6h
Business Standard India
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's family alleges conspiracy in the dope testdemonstrate outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office in Varanasi, in case
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's family alleges conspiracy in the dope test
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
demonstrate outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office in Varanasi, in case justice was not served to their son. Modi is Lok Sabha MP from Varanasi. Several village heads, local sportspersons and politicians have lend their support to the... Read more
6h
Business Standard India
Child labour law passedThe Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a Bill that allows a child below 14 years to be
Child labour law passed
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a Bill that allows a child below 14 years to be employed if he or she is his/her family. In all other cases, employing a child below that age can lead to an imprisonment of up to two years. The Rajya Sabha had passed... Read more
3 related stories
7h
Hindustantimes.com
Bhagwant Mann: Why MPs’ panel may take a look at a 2005 incidentPanel should summon PM Modi for inviting ISI to India: Bhagwant Mann In August
Bhagwant Mann: Why MPs’ panel may take a look at a 2005 incident
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Panel should summon PM Modi for inviting ISI to India: Bhagwant Mann In August 2005, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Vijayendra Pal Singh was caught forging his car sticker to get his Mercedes inside the House complex. The BJP,... Read more
107 related stories
7h
The Hindu
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Opposition protest against 'cow vigilante'day of Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha is likely to take up The
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Opposition protest against 'cow vigilante'
The Hindu / Posted 7 hours ago
day of Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha is likely to take up The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016. Lok Sabha is likely to pass the Enemy Property Bill. Mayawati raised the issue of Dalits and Muslims being attacked by 'cow... Read more
2 related stories
7h
The Hindu
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Opposition protest against 'cow vigilante'day of Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha is likely to take up The
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Opposition protest against 'cow vigilante'
The Hindu / Posted 7 hours ago
day of Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha is likely to take up The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016. Lok Sabha is likely to pass the Enemy Property Bill. Mayawati raised the issue of Dalits and Muslims being attacked by 'cow... Read more
2 related stories
8h
New Kerala
Narsingh's family alleges conspiracy, stage sit- newkerala.com #96225demonstrate outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office in Varanasi, in case
Narsingh's family alleges conspiracy, stage sit- newkerala.com #96225
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
demonstrate outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office in Varanasi, in case justice was not served to their son. Modi is Lok Sabha MP from Varanasi. Several village heads, local sportspersons and politicians have lend their support to the... Read more
9h
Hindustantimes.com
Rahul Gandhi vs RSS: SC to hear defamation plea against Cong vice-president todayof apologising for the remarks in question that he reportedly made in March 201
Rahul Gandhi vs RSS: SC to hear defamation plea against Cong vice-president today
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
of apologising for the remarks in question that he reportedly made in March 2014 while campaigning in Maharashtra for the Lok Sabha elections and substantiate them with historical facts and evidence before the court. The opposition party claims... Read more
10 related stories
9h
dna
Arvind Kejriwal is no dictator: Pran Kurup's new book looks at AAP as a start-up in politicsPeople have joined AAP on Twitter and left on Twitter. He knows that the dust w
Arvind Kejriwal is no dictator: Pran Kurup's new book looks at AAP as a start-up in politics
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
People have joined AAP on Twitter and left on Twitter. He knows that the dust will settle and truth will prevail. In the Lok Sabha elections, it was very clear that he did not want to contest but once his team said pushed for it, he said sure,... Read more
10h
The Economic Times
Five macro triggers that matter for market todayof the people by reducing the tax burden while safeguarding their own revenues.
Five macro triggers that matter for market today
The Economic Times / Posted 10 hours ago
of the people by reducing the tax burden while safeguarding their own revenues. The bill, which has been cleared by the Lok Sabha, is due to be introduced in the current monsoon session in the Rajya Sabha. CAG questions coal mine auction by NDA... Read more
11h
dna
Employing child below 14 can now land you in jail for 2 yearsThe Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) A
Employing child below 14 can now land you in jail for 2 years
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, after a heated discussion and debate on the seventh day of the monsoon session of the Parliament. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment... Read more
3 related stories
11h
dna
AAP MP Bhagwant Mann apologises, but demands action against ModiAAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahaja
AAP MP Bhagwant Mann apologises, but demands action against Modi
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, seeking an enquiry against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly compromising national security of the country. Mann has been facing the heat for live streaming a... Read more
107 related stories
11h
dna
Arun Jaitley irons out GST issues with states, leaves Congress isolateddue to differences between the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and ma
Arun Jaitley irons out GST issues with states, leaves Congress isolated
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
due to differences between the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and main opposition Congress over it. While the Lok Sabha, where the NDA has majority, has passed the Bill, the government failed to push it in the upper house for want of... Read more
15 related stories
13h
The Economic Times
Digital India: BSNL offers Internet bandwidth to MPs for villages under Adarsh Gram Yojnawith lawmakers such as Nitin Gadkari, Devendra Fadnavis, Ravi Shankar Prasad, P
Digital India: BSNL offers Internet bandwidth to MPs for villages under Adarsh Gram Yojna
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
with lawmakers such as Nitin Gadkari, Devendra Fadnavis, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal, Praful Patel, Ajay Sancheti and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumita Mahajan approaching the state-owned telco. In a letter dated July 25, 2016, a copy of which is with... Read more
13h
The Telegraph
Easy repetitionsthe period when it became conventional wisdom in Indian politics that the Natio
Easy repetitions
The Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
the period when it became conventional wisdom in Indian politics that the National Democratic Alliance would win the 2014 Lok Sabha poll. Whenever he writes a pro-Modi article in the media, his Indian foreign service colleagues privately chuckle... Read more
13h
The Telegraph
Mamata sees 2019 option but not CongJuly 26: Mamata Banerjee has said voters will "most certainly" have an "alterna
Mamata sees 2019 option but not Cong
The Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
July 26: Mamata Banerjee has said voters will "most certainly" have an "alternative" to the BJP-led NDA before the next Lok Sabha elections but declared that the Congress will not be in a position to lead it. "I want stability, people want... Read more
4 related stories
13h
The Telegraph
Mahanadi battle in Parliamentits inability to stop it merely on the ground of the Odisha government's object
Mahanadi battle in Parliament
The Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
its inability to stop it merely on the ground of the Odisha government's objection. Amid intense verbal duels between Lok Sabha members from Odisha and Chhattisgarh during a calling attention motion today, the Centre asked the two states to... Read more
14h
Deepika
National News DetailDelhi, Jul 26 (PTI) Altogether 73 roads having operational significance along I
National News Detail
Deepika / Posted 14 hours ago
Delhi, Jul 26 (PTI) Altogether 73 roads having operational significance along IndoChina border will be constructed by 2020, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the out of these 73 roads, 46 roads are being... Read more
16h
asianage
RSS to leaders Don't lobby for ticket-seekersoutsider or any leader, who has already been rejected by the electorate during
RSS to leaders Don't lobby for ticket-seekers
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
outsider or any leader, who has already been rejected by the electorate during previous elections, including that of the Lok Sabha.” The RSS has conveyed to the BJP that the party needed to be “cautious” in projecting leaders for the forthcoming... Read more
16h
asianage
Phoolan's statue revives caste war in UPsubstantial for the community. The Samajwadi Party used Phoolan Devi to get Nis
Phoolan's statue revives caste war in UP
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
substantial for the community. The Samajwadi Party used Phoolan Devi to get Nishad votes by giving her ticket to the Lok Sabha but after her death, the Samajwadis have not done anything for her family or for the community. Now that we want to... Read more
16h
The Hindu
Be proactive in monitoring panels: BJP MPs toldAfforestation Fund Bill and Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill so
Be proactive in monitoring panels: BJP MPs told
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
Afforestation Fund Bill and Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill soon. Mr. Kumar said five Bills in the Lok Sabha and two in the Rajya Sabha, which has seen frequent disruptions, had been passed so far in the ongoing monsoon... Read more
More

People in this news