Rajya Sabha adjourns for the day; to meet at usual time tomorrow
Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjuna Kharge gave a notice for suspension of business to discuss "huge and frequent increase in prices of petrol, diesel and LPG even when global prices are ruling low."
Productive first week of Budget session in Rajya Sabha
The discussion on the motion has been the main business transacted by the House over t...
Lok Sabha adjourned till 6 PM
As soon as the House convened at 4 PM, members from the Congress, Left parties and the DMK rushed to the Well r...
Lok Sabha to sit on February 13 instead of 15th February
The first part of the Budget Session will now end on February 13 instead of February 15.
Budget session of Parliament to begin from January 29
Like the previous session, both the Houses are likely to sit in shifts with Rajya Sabha meeting in the forenoon and Lok Sabha in the evening as part of health measures adopted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Question Hour, Zero Hour to be restored in Budget session: LS Speaker
The government is looking forward to get the Data Protection Bill and other important legislation passed.
No Question Hour, special Covid arrangements: The many firsts of 2020 Monsoon session
According to the Rajya Sabha statistical information, this was the second shortest monsoon session with 10 sittings. The session which was scheduled to have 18 sittings and end on October 1, was cut short on Wednesday due to rising cases of Covid-19 among MPs as well as the Parliament staff.
View: Suspending Question Hour in Parliament points to a deeper malaise
By all accounts, Parliament has been consistently conducting Question Hour in all its sessions except on some occasions, typically during wars and the Emergency.
Opposition slams Govt over cancellation of Question Hour
Opposition slams Govt over cancellation of Question Hour, says that Question Hour is...
View: Apples and oranges, and the fudge of Question Hour
In 2012, according to PRS Legislative Research Data, 656, 404 and 400 starred questions (oral queries meant for oral replies) were asked in the budget, monsoon and winter sessions respectively, with corresponding 82, 13 and 49 answers.
Rajya Sabha question-hour suspended six times in the past
The research division of Rajya Sabha secretariat, at the behest of Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, found that during 2015-19, only about 40% of the total question hour time was used to raise questions and obtain responses from the government.
Shiv Sena supports government on no Question Hour in Parliament's monsoon session
According to the notifications issued by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha secretariats, there will be no Question Hour and private members' bills will not be taken up in the monsoon session, while the Zero Hour will be restricted.
Parliament monsoon session: Opposition criticises govt over suspension of Question Hour
New Delhi: A decision to cancel Question Hour in the ...
Government seeking to reduce Parliament to 'notice board': Tharoor on 'No Question Hour'
There will be no Question Hour and private members' bills will not be taken up in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, while the Zero Hour will be restricted, notifications issued by Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha secretariats said.
No question hour in Parliament monsoon session due to Covid-19 pandemic
In the wake of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no question h...