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Bill for Commission for Air Quality Management passed in Lok Sabha

Bill for Commission for Air Quality Management passed in Lok Sabha

🕔07:12, 5.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 5  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill that seeks to set up the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas for better co-ordination, research, identification and resolution of problems surrounding

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Parliament clears LLP amendment bill, decriminalises provisions

Parliament clears LLP amendment bill, decriminalises provisions

🕔21:24, 4.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 4  The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday cleared the ‘Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill’ that aims to accelerate the ‘Ease Of Doing Business’ campaign of the government and brings regulations for this segment at par with other large

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LS passes General Insurance Business Amendment Bill amid ruckus

LS passes General Insurance Business Amendment Bill amid ruckus

🕔19:58, 2.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 2  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021 amid ruckus by the Opposition which demanded discussion on the snooping row and the three Central farm laws. Soon after the House

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Parliament passes Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Parliament passes Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

🕔21:12, 29.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 29  The Parliament on Thursday passed the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, following its passage in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha earlier this week. In industry parlance, ‘Factoring’ is defined as

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Lok Sabha passes AERA Amendment Bill, 2021

Lok Sabha passes AERA Amendment Bill, 2021

🕔16:29, 29.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 29  The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the AERA (Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India), Amendment Bill 2021. The bill was tabled by the new Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. The Bill proposes to amend the definition

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Air India lost 56 employees due to Covid till July 14: Minister

Air India lost 56 employees due to Covid till July 14: Minister

🕔18:42, 22.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 22  Centre on Thursday informed the Parliament that 56 employees of national carrier Air India have succumbed to Covid-19 pandemic till July 14. In a written reply during the question hour in Lok Sabha, Minister of State

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29 posts of chairman in IIT and NIT vacant, says Dharmendra Pradhan

29 posts of chairman in IIT and NIT vacant, says Dharmendra Pradhan

🕔20:14, 19.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 19  Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday, in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, said that at present eight posts of Chairman are vacant in IITs and 21 in NITs. Apart from

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LS begins online language learning course for lawmakers

LS begins online language learning course for lawmakers

🕔17:40, 22.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 22  From Tuesday onward, Members of Parliament, State and Union Territory (UT) legislatures, officials and their families will be able to attend an online language learning course organised by Lok Sabha Secretariat at the Parliament House Complex.

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LS adjourned sine die, Budget Session cut short by 14 days

LS adjourned sine die, Budget Session cut short by 14 days

🕔14:00, 25.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 25  The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Thursday, curtailing the ongoing Budget Session in the wake of Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory slated to begin from Saturday. The Budget Session was

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LS passes Bill to strengthen norms relating to protection and adoption of children

LS passes Bill to strengthen norms relating to protection and adoption of children

🕔06:31, 25.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 25  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to strengthen the provisions of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 to ensure better protection and adoption of children. Union Minister of Women and

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Railways to carry out techno-economic feasibility studies of 10 stations: Goyal

Railways to carry out techno-economic feasibility studies of 10 stations: Goyal

🕔07:49, 11.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 11  The government on Wednesday said that the railways will be carrying out the techno-economic feasibility studies for the redevelopment of six railway stations in Bihar, three in Jharkhand and one in Jammu and Kashmir. In a

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LS passes Bill to merge J&K cadre with AGMUT for civil services

LS passes Bill to merge J&K cadre with AGMUT for civil services

🕔18:22, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Lok Sabha on Saturday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to merge the J&K cadre of civil services officers with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram, Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre. The Bill was

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Anganwadis on four-step route to modernisation

Anganwadis on four-step route to modernisation

🕔10:51, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  Four steps have been taken for modernisation of Anganwadi centres and upgrading facilities there, Parliament was told on Friday. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said that

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LS passes bill for stays on arbitral awards ‘tainted by fraud’

LS passes bill for stays on arbitral awards ‘tainted by fraud’

🕔06:08, 13.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 13  The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a Bill that aims to empower courts to grant unconditional stays on the enforcement of arbitration awards tainted by fraud or corruption. The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was

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PM invites farmers for talks, says farm laws ‘optional’

PM invites farmers for talks, says farm laws ‘optional’

🕔07:21, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11  As the farmers’ protest against three contentious farm laws entered its 77th day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited them to resolve their issues through discussion with the government, clarifying that these acts are “optional

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‘Meri Saheli’ initiative of Railways implemented in all zones: Goyal

‘Meri Saheli’ initiative of Railways implemented in all zones: Goyal

🕔07:19, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11  With a focus on women safety, the Indian Railways has spread the ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative in all its zones, Parliament was told on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Railway

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13,117 railway healthcare workers vaccinated till now: Goyal

13,117 railway healthcare workers vaccinated till now: Goyal

🕔07:13, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11  The government said on Wednesday that the vaccination drive for railway employees is being carried out in a phased manner and in the first phase, 13,117 healthcare staff of the national transporter have been vaccinated till

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Govt introduces Bill on stays on arbitral awards tainted by fraud

Govt introduces Bill on stays on arbitral awards tainted by fraud

🕔20:43, 4.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 4  The Union government on Thursday introduced the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 in the Lok Sabha to empower judicial courts to grant unconditional stays on the enforcement of arbitration awards tainted by fraud or corruption.

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Thrifty Budget: Massive spending spree proposed to unleash growth

Thrifty Budget: Massive spending spree proposed to unleash growth

🕔22:17, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Centre will go in for a massive spending spree on infrastructure creation, healthcare, education and demand generation to revive India’s pandemic-battered economy. In her third budget presentation in the Parliament on Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala

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Food items and fertilizer subsidies hiked, petroleum subsidy cut

Food items and fertilizer subsidies hiked, petroleum subsidy cut

🕔20:29, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  In line with its claim to work for the interests of the villages, poor people and the farmers, the Modi government has hiked food and fertilizer subsidies in the Budget. However, petroleum subsidy has been cut

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