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GST compensation due for all states, not just for some: FM

GST compensation due for all states, not just for some: FM

🕔12:17, 13.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 13  Not only opposition-ruled states but other states also have not been paid GST compensation for the last four months since August this year. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman admitted the delay but

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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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PM Modi lauds Shah after LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

PM Modi lauds Shah after LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

🕔06:22, 10.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 10  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed delight over the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha and lauded Home Minister Amit Shah’s efforts in the same. Taking to Twitter, PM

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Parliament’s winter session likely to be held Nov 18-Dec 13

Parliament’s winter session likely to be held Nov 18-Dec 13

🕔07:38, 17.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 17  The winter session of Parliament is likely to be held from November 18 to December 13. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA), headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, was held on Wednesday

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LS passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

LS passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

🕔07:08, 6.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 6  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed, by voice vote, a bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from 30 to 33 in view of nearly 60,000 pending cases in the apex court. The Supreme

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Parliament passes Code on Wages bill to ensure minimum wage

Parliament passes Code on Wages bill to ensure minimum wage

🕔07:41, 3.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 3  The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Code on Wages Bill, 2019 which subsumes some British-era labour laws into one code and enables the Centre to fix minimum wages that would benefit almost 500 million workers.

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RS passes UAPA bill to tag individuals as terrorists

RS passes UAPA bill to tag individuals as terrorists

🕔16:10, 2.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A Bill amending the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, which allows the government to tag an individual as terrorist, was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Friday with a move by opposition parties to send it

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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

🕔19:07, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31 Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. He said the Bill had provisions for prevention of road accidents and stringent penalty for traffic rule

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RS passes Bill to bring clarity to bankruptcy law

RS passes Bill to bring clarity to bankruptcy law

🕔22:26, 29.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 29  The Rajya Sabha on Monday cleared a bill providing greater clarity to bankruptcy law and timely resolution of the cases. Replying to a debate on the amendment in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), Union Finance Minister

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MPs in Rajya Sabha want discussion on inter-linking of rivers

MPs in Rajya Sabha want discussion on inter-linking of rivers

🕔15:31, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15  Amid the intensifying water crisis in the country, MPs in the Rajya Sabha during “zero hour” on Monday raised the issue of inter-linking of rivers to deal with the disparities in availability of water. BJP MP

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NDA to strengthen position in Rajya Sabha

NDA to strengthen position in Rajya Sabha

🕔10:47, 1.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 1  The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will strengthen its position in the Rajya Sabha with the addition of four more members later this week. This will be following the inclusion of four Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and

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Ram Vilas Paswan elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Ram Vilas Paswan elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

🕔18:52, 28.Jun 2019

Patna, June 28  Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution and Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) president, Ram Vilas Paswan, was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar on Friday, an official said. Paswan was declared elected after

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‘A SOUND EDUCATION SYSTEM CAN CHANGE THE FORTUNES OF A NATION’: SAYS HARIVANSH, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, RAJYA SABHA

‘A SOUND EDUCATION SYSTEM CAN CHANGE THE FORTUNES OF A NATION’: SAYS HARIVANSH, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, RAJYA SABHA

🕔19:48, 9.Apr 2019

Shri Harivansh, Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha, who is leading the Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the 140th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Doha (Qatar), participated in the debate on “Parliaments as platforms to enhance education for peace, security and the rule

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INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION ATTENDS 140TH ASSEMBLY OF IPU IN DOHA, QATAR

INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION ATTENDS 140TH ASSEMBLY OF IPU IN DOHA, QATAR

🕔10:07, 9.Apr 2019

The 140th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly began at Doha, Qatar on 07 April 2019. Jointly organized by the Inter Parliamentary Union, Geneva and the Qatar Parliament, the Assembly is being attended by 178 member Parliaments. His Excellency the Emir

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Quota bill moved in Rajya Sabha amid uproar

Quota bill moved in Rajya Sabha amid uproar

🕔14:08, 9.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 9  The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till afternoon following protests by opposition members amidst demands that the Constitution bill providing for upper caste reservation be sent to a Select Committee for detailed consideration even as the government

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Parliament passes Insolvency Code amendment bill

Parliament passes Insolvency Code amendment bill

🕔12:50, 11.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 11  With the Rajya Sabha on Friday passing the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018, the legislation has got Parliament’s approval as the Lok Sabha has already cleared it. The Bill allows homebuyers to be

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President nominates 4 to Rajya Sabha

President nominates 4 to Rajya Sabha

🕔15:21, 14.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 14  President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday nominated four eminent people, including noted classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, to the Rajya Sabha. The nominations which came four days ahead of the commencement of the

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Parliament fails to function 14th day in a row, government reaches out to ‘disruptors’

Parliament fails to function 14th day in a row, government reaches out to ‘disruptors’

🕔20:28, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22 Parliament failed to transact any business on Thursday for the 14th consecutive day and both Houses had to be adjourned amid pandemonium by various parties over different issues, leaving the no-confidence motion in a limbo. Meanwhile, the

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No-confidence motion not taken up, stalemate enters 3rd week

No-confidence motion not taken up, stalemate enters 3rd week

🕔14:00, 19.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 19  A no-confidence motion tabled by arch rivals TDP and YSR Congress against the Modi government was not taken up in the Lok Sabha on Monday as the Parliament logjam entered its third week amid no signs

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