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Parliament’s Jt panel invites views on Biodiversity Bill

Parliament’s Jt panel invites views on Biodiversity Bill

🕔12:58, 17.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Almost a month after its formation, the Joint Committee of Parliamentarians has invited suggestions from people on the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that was introduced in the Lok Sabha last month. The Joint Committee put

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11 MPs awarded for work on child rights

11 MPs awarded for work on child rights

🕔07:38, 24.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Eleven parliamentarians – six from the Lok Sabha and five from the Rajya Sabha – were awarded the annual Parliamentarians’ Group for Children Awards, in a virtual ceremony on Thursday. The Parliamentarians’ Group of Children (PGC)

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MHA received complaints against 18 NGOs for involvement in conversion in Andhra

MHA received complaints against 18 NGOs for involvement in conversion in Andhra

🕔07:28, 22.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that it has received complaints against 18 NGOs for their alleged involvement in conversion into Christianity by inducements, allurement and misrepresentation since 2018. In a written reply to

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Lok Sabha passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 amid din

Lok Sabha passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 amid din

🕔19:23, 20.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 amid the Opposition’s strong demand for more consultation on it. This Bill seeks to link electoral rolls to the Aadhaar number, allowing electoral registration

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The Government has lowered Goods and Services Tax rate to 5% from 18% on ethanol meant for blending under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme

The Government has lowered Goods and Services Tax rate to 5% from 18% on ethanol meant for blending under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme

🕔16:49, 16.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 16: The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Rameswar Teli in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today informed that in order to promote ethanol blending, the Government has lowered Goods

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Gross expenditure on R&D increased three times over 10 years: Govt

Gross expenditure on R&D increased three times over 10 years: Govt

🕔07:15, 16.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Gross Expenditure on R&D (GERD), in absolute terms, has increased by three times during the last 10 years, the Parliament was told on Wednesday. “The government has been making concerted efforts to enhance the GERD

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Lok Sabha begins discussion on climate change

Lok Sabha begins discussion on climate change

🕔07:43, 9.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Wednesday took up the discussion on climate change under Rule 193. Speaker On Birla said this is an important subject for all human beings, and it is a matter of great pride

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Cabinet approves continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin

Cabinet approves continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin

🕔18:07, 8.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) To ensure housing for all in rural areas, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) till March 2024. The Union Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,

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Lok Sabha passes Bill amending higher judiciary’s salary, service conditions

Lok Sabha passes Bill amending higher judiciary’s salary, service conditions

🕔18:05, 8.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed, by voice vote, the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021, which changes the salary and service conditions of the judges of the

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Centre seeks Parliament’s nod for addl Rs 3.73 lakh cr funds in FY22

Centre seeks Parliament’s nod for addl Rs 3.73 lakh cr funds in FY22

🕔07:51, 4.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Centre on Friday tabled its second batch of supplementary demands for grants in the Parliament, seeking additional Rs 3.73 lakh crore funds for FY22. The second batch of FY22 ‘Supplementary Demands for Grants’ includes 69

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LS passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill sans debate

LS passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill sans debate

🕔15:24, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid sloganeering by opposition members, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was passed by the Lok Sabha by voice vote even as the opposition kept on demanding a discussion on the same. Immediately after the Union

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Om Birla to lead Indian Parlimentary Delegation to Rome , Italy On 7-9 October 2021

Om Birla to lead Indian Parlimentary Delegation to Rome , Italy On 7-9 October 2021

🕔15:25, 5.Oct 2021

New Delhi, 5 October 2021:  An Indian Parliamentary Delegation (IPD) led by Om Birla, Speaker, Lok Sabha will be visiting Rome, Italy from 7-9 October 2021 to attend the Seventh G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit (P20). The Delegation will comprise of

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Members of Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha visit NHPC Nimmo Bazgo Power Station during Study visit to Leh

Members of Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha visit NHPC Nimmo Bazgo Power Station during Study visit to Leh

🕔05:29, 5.Oct 2021

N.K. Premachandran and Suresh Purjari, MPs and Members of Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha, along with Ajoy Choudhury, Director (Finance), REC visited the NHPC NimmoBazgo Power Station (UT of Ladakh) on 03.10.2021. During the visit A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC

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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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