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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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Parliament’s Budget Session begins from Jan 31, Union Budget on Feb 1

Parliament’s Budget Session begins from Jan 31, Union Budget on Feb 1

🕔15:58, 14.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The CCPA-Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has recommended the commencement of the Budget Session of Parliament on January 31, sources said on Friday. The Budget is to be presented on February 1. The President is likely

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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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Chabahar port project not affected by US sanctions: Jaishankar

Chabahar port project not affected by US sanctions: Jaishankar

🕔16:56, 10.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) India’s Chabahar port project in Iran does not come within the ambit of the US sanctions on the country, the Parliament was told on Friday. Responding to question by BSP Lok Sabha member Ritesh Pandey on

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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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Rajya Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill with amendment

Rajya Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill with amendment

🕔07:33, 3.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Dam Safety Bill 2019 that provides for surveillance, inspection, operation, and maintenance of certain specified dams across the country with a provision of imprisonment up to two years, or

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V-P, PM and LS Speaker jointly launch Sansad TV

V-P, PM and LS Speaker jointly launch Sansad TV

🕔07:32, 16.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 16  The Vice President of India and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday jointly launched the Sansad TV on the occasion of ‘International Day of

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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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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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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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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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Green activists hail budget policy on green hydrogen

Green activists hail budget policy on green hydrogen

🕔20:22, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  Environment activists and experts on Monday said the Budget announcements that India will soon have a policy on green hydrogen is a welcome step but expressed displeasure over lack of policy on closing inefficient coal plants

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Summary of the Budget 2021-22

Summary of the Budget 2021-22

🕔17:47, 1.Feb 2021

PART-A The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament today, which is the first budget of this new decade and also a digital one in the backdrop of unprecedented COVID-19

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KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF UNION BUDGET 2021-22

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF UNION BUDGET 2021-22

🕔17:46, 1.Feb 2021

Presenting the first ever digital Union Budget, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman stated that India’s fight against COVID-19 continues into 2021 and that this moment in history, when the political, economic, and strategic relations in the post-COVID world are

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Health sector hails increased allocation, new schemes in Budget

Health sector hails increased allocation, new schemes in Budget

🕔17:45, 1.Feb 2021

Hyderabad, Feb 1  Leading health sector players on Monday hailed the Union Budget 2021-22 for increased allocation to the sector and new schemes. Healthcare providers welcomed the announcements made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to give a push to the

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Budget proposals for start-ups to boost ‘ease of doing business’

Budget proposals for start-ups to boost ‘ease of doing business’

🕔17:41, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  With the Union government deciding to extend tax holiday claim for start-ups by one more year and incentivise the incorporation of one-person companies (OPCs), stakeholders in the industry have welcomed the moves, saying they will promote

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No rise in retail petrol/diesel prices despite new cess in Budget

No rise in retail petrol/diesel prices despite new cess in Budget

🕔17:40, 1.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government on Monday imposed agriculture and infrastructure development cess at the rate of Rs 2.5 per litre on petrol and Rs 4 per litre on diesel to mobilise additional resources required for massive investment required

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