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Lok Sabha passes bill facilitating merger of SBI subsidiaries

Lok Sabha passes bill facilitating merger of SBI subsidiaries

New Delhi, Aug 11  The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to facilitate merger of five associate banks with the State Bank of India. The State Banks Repeal and Amendment Bill, 2017, repeals two Acts — State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act,...

Lok Sabha passes resolution to create new India by 2022

New Delhi, Aug 9 The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a resolution pledging to create an inclusive and prosperous India of the dreams of freedom fighters by 2022, the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence. After a special discussion to commemorate...
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi, Aug 8  The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Tuesday after BJP and Congress members sparred over the attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat. The House was adjourned as Congress members trooped near the Speaker’s...

Lok Sabha witnesses din as Opposition demands debate on lynchings

New Delhi, July 24  The Lok Sabha on Monday witnessed noisy scenes as the Opposition members led by Congress created pandemonium, demanding a discussion on the issue of atrocities against Dalits and Muslims by the cow vigilantes. Congress members staged...

Lok Sabha amends Free, Compulsory Education bill

New Delhi, July 22  The Lok Sabha on Friday gave its approval to a bill amending the law on free and compulsory education to extend the deadline for teachers to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for appointment. Replying to a brief debate...

Parliament passes HIV/AIDS Bill

New Delhi, April 12  Parliament on Tuesday passed the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, which provides for the prevention and control of the disease and protection of human rights of those affected by it with the Lok Sabha’s nod to the...
Lok Sabha passes all four GST Bills

Lok Sabha passes all four GST Bills

New Delhi, March 30  India moved a step closer to becoming a unified market in line with the federalist vision of the architects of its Constitution with the passage in Parliament on Wednesday of the GST Bill, which extends pan-India except to Jammu...
India at 148th in number of women MPs; UN calls for quotas

India at 148th in number of women MPs; UN calls for quotas

United Nations, March 16  Releasing a world ranking of the number of women parliamentarians that that placed India 148, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head of UN Women, has called for reservations for women.The rankings of all 193 UN member countries released...

LS takes up important bill on winter session’s last day

New Delhi, Dec 16  The Lok Sabha on Friday took up the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill for consideration and passing during zero hour as most of the Opposition left to meet President Pranab Mukherjee. The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday had passed,...

Lok Sabha disrupted repeatedly

New Delhi, Nov 29  The Lok Sabha was disrupted repeatedly on Tuesday as opposition members created ruckus over the fiscal chaos following the demonetisation.Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tried to run the Question Hour, but slogans raised by the opposition...

Lok Sabha adjourned as opposition protests demonetisation

New Delhi, Nov 18  The Lok Sabha witnessed disruptions and adjournments on Friday as the opposition demanded a debate on the government’s November 8 demonetisation move under the parliamentary rules entailing vote.Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge...

Lok Sabha adjourned after obituary references

New Delhi, Nov 16  The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day after condoling the death of sitting MP from Cooch Behar Renuka Sinha.Sinha had died in August.Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan also condoled the death of five other former members: Arif Baig,...
LS passes bill for higher compensation to workers

LS passes bill for higher compensation to workers

New Delhi, Aug 10  The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed The Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016, as Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said a large number of workforce in the organised sector will benefit.The bill provides for higher compensation...
Lok Sabha takes up amendments to GST bill for discussion

Lok Sabha takes up amendments to GST bill for discussion

New Delhi, Aug 8  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...
Lok Sabha approves Rs 1.03 lakh cr additional spending for government

Lok Sabha approves Rs 1.03 lakh cr additional spending for government

New Delhi, Aug 5  The Lok Sabha on Thursday approved an additional spending of Rs 1.03 lakh crore by the central government during the current fiscal, including a cash outgo of Rs 20,948.26 crore based on the Supplementary Demand for Grants moved by...

Lok Sabha passes key bill on financial assets’ reconstruction

New Delhi, Aug 2  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, with the government making the case for a banking system without loopholes that otherwise...
Lok Sabha passes Bill to set up six new IITs

Lok Sabha passes Bill to set up six new IITs

New Delhi, July 26  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which seeks to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) including one at Jammu.The other new IITs are to come up in Tirupati, Palakkad,...

Notice being served on those named in Panama Papers: Jaitley

New Delhi, April 29  The government is taking all necessary steps on the issue of tax evasion and notice is being served on those whose names figure in the Panama Papers leaks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha on Friday.The statement...
Lok Sabha passes bill to amend mines and minerals act

Lok Sabha passes bill to amend mines and minerals act

New Delhi, March 17  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the mines and minerals act to allow transfer of captive mining leases not granted through auction.Transfer of captive mining leases, not granted through auction, would allow mergers...
Lok Sabha passes Appropriations Bill, Jaitley assures solving banks stress

Lok Sabha passes Appropriations Bill, Jaitley assures solving banks stress

New Delhi, March 15  Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Appropriation Bill, completing the first phase of the budgetary exercise for 2016-17, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying that his government will find a lasting solution to banks’ financial...