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NDA govt created history in MSP hikes: Modi

NDA govt created history in MSP hikes: Modi

🕔15:36, 25.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 25  Facing protests by farmers on the three agriculture-related Bills passed by Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that the NDA government had created history with regard to increase in MSPs of crops. Addressing a

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LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent

LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent

🕔07:07, 23.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 23  The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three crucial labour law bills with voice vote in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s labour reform initiatives. The Occupational Safety, Health

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Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act

Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act

🕔17:56, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22 The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which has provisions to remove items like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oil, onions and potatoes from the list of essential commodities was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The Lok

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RS adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs’ suspension

RS adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs’ suspension

🕔14:23, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  After the opposition protests over the suspension of eight lawmakers on Monday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings and led to several adjournments, its Chairman adjourned the House till Tuesday. The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned till 10

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Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt

Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt

🕔06:59, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Union Government has collected non-tax revenue of Rs 84,023.78 crore so far in the current financial year, Parliament was told on Sunday. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State

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Centre to press for passage of two agriculture bills in LS

Centre to press for passage of two agriculture bills in LS

🕔15:39, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17 The Central government will move the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 as well as the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha

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No plan to allow pvt sector in nuclear power, govt tells LS

No plan to allow pvt sector in nuclear power, govt tells LS

🕔08:58, 17.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 17  The central government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that it has no plan to allow non-governmental/private sector into nuclear power generation. The Centre also said that it had given administrative approval and financial sanction for building

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Bill giving DGCA, BCAS statutory status passed by Parliament

Bill giving DGCA, BCAS statutory status passed by Parliament

🕔09:30, 16.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 16  The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which will provide statutory status to regulatory bodies in the aviation sector, including the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has been passed by Parliament with the Rajya Sabha approving it

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LS members will also sit in RS chamber in Monsoon Session

LS members will also sit in RS chamber in Monsoon Session

🕔13:22, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Among many first time measures being adopted during the functioning of Parliament, Lok Sabha members will also sit in the Rajya Sabha chamber when the Monsoon Session starts from September 14. The unique change, unlike previous

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Surrogacy bill to come before Rajya Sabha in coming session, SC told

Surrogacy bill to come before Rajya Sabha in coming session, SC told

🕔07:39, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  The government on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, will be placed before the Rajya Sabha in the ensuing Monsoon Session. A bench comprising Justices N.V. Ramana, Surya Kant and Hrishikesh

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No Entry: For MP PAs in Parliament

No Entry: For MP PAs in Parliament

🕔17:51, 5.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 5  The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Friday restricted the entry of the personal or private assistants of the Members of Parliament during the upcoming monsoon session. The Lok Sabha Secretariat in a release said: “In view of

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List of Business in LS

List of Business in LS

🕔12:38, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  The Friday List of Business in the Lok Sabha will see the presentation of several Bills and also the reports of several Standing Committees. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020

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List of Business in LS

List of Business in LS

🕔10:58, 17.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 17  The Tuesday List of Business in the Lok Sabha will see the introduction of three Bills, tabling of Standing Committee reports and statement by Union Finance Minister on the demand for grants of the Union Territory

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List of Business in Rajya Sabha

List of Business in Rajya Sabha

🕔10:55, 11.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 11  The Tuesday List of Business in the Rajya Sabha will see tabling of papers by Union Ministers and submission of reports by parliamentary committees, besides further discussion on the Union Budget. The Union Ministers who will

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Centre to introduce Aircraft (Amendment) Bill

Centre to introduce Aircraft (Amendment) Bill

🕔11:16, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The Centre will introduce an Amendment Bill in Parliament which will enhance the maximum fine limit on regulatory and other lapses found in aircraft operations. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to introduce the

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Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Bill, Sena abstains

Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Bill, Sena abstains

🕔05:25, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 (CAB) on Wednesday with 125 members voting for and 105 against the Bill. Earlier the demand for referring the Bill to the Select Committee was negated. The

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LS passes International Financial Services Bill

LS passes International Financial Services Bill

🕔05:20, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill for setting up of an authority to develop and regulate the financial services market at the International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) in India amid various objections raised by

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Corporate Tax rate cut to deal with economic challenge: FM

Corporate Tax rate cut to deal with economic challenge: FM

🕔12:40, 3.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 3  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told Parliament that the decision to cut corporate tax rate for domestic companies was necessary post the July Budget to deal with the challenges in the economy. In her

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Rajya Sabha marshals’ uniform changes to military green

Rajya Sabha marshals’ uniform changes to military green

🕔12:21, 18.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 18  On the first day of the winter session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha members were surprised with the new uniform of the marshals standing beside the seat of Chairman as earlier it was a turban with Indian

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Modi urges Trinamool to support Citizenship Bill

Modi urges Trinamool to support Citizenship Bill

🕔14:51, 2.Feb 2019

Thakurnagar (West Bengal), Feb 2  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress to support the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament to give the refugees living in India the right to citizenship. Addressing a rally in

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