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Man raises slogans inside LS, whisked away by security men

Man raises slogans inside LS, whisked away by security men

A man raised slogans in the visitors’ gallery of the Lok Sabha this morning and was immediately whisked away by the security personnel. As soon as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ended his reply on farm loan waiver during the Question Hour around 11.30 am, a man raised “Bharat mata ki jai” slogan twice.He was bundled

LS adjourned sine die; 12 bills passed in Winter Session

The Lok Sabha was today adjourned sine die, bringing to an end the short Winter Session during which the House passed 12 bills, including the ‘triple talaq’ legislation that seeks to criminalize instant divorce in the Muslim community. Announcing the adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the session, which commenced on December 15, had 13 sittings spread

Naidu discusses house functioning, Triple Talaq Bill with members of various parties

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today urged members to act responsibly to ensure smooth proceedings and assured them that whatever decision he takes including on the Triple Talaq Bill would be to enhance the image of the House. During a meeting with members of various parties on functioning of the House, the Triple Talaq Bill

Luxury Car Prices Could Go Up, Lok Sabha Approves GST Cess Hike

Luxury Car Prices Could Go Up, Lok Sabha Approves GST Cess Hike

Luxury Car Prices Could Go Up, Lok Sabha Approves GST Cess Hike. Prices of luxury cars could see another revision for the worse as Lok Sabha votes in favour of higher cess on luxury cars. Currently, luxury cars pay 20 per cent cess on top of 28 per cent GST and the bill proposes to increase

Triple talaq bill

Triple talaq bill passed in Lok Sabha, to be tabled in Rajya Sabha next week

Amidst protests from a few political parties, including those close to the BJP, the Lok Sabha on Thursday passed by voice vote the Bill that makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a criminal offence, with a jail term of up to three years.On Thursday, following a day-long and heated debate in the Lok Sabha, the Bill that

Kulbushan Jadhav issue: Govt to make statement tomorrow

Govt to make statement on Kulbushan Jadhav issue tomorrow

The government will make a statement in the Lok Sabha tomorrow on the treatment meted out by Pakistan to the family members of Kulbhushan Jadhav, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said. During the Zero Hour, members of various political parties, including the Congress, Shiv Sena, Trinamool Congress and AIADMK, strongly protested the way Jadhav’s

Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

Aadhaar required for availing food under nutrition mission

Aadhaar required availing food nutrition mission: Aadhaar registration is required for children availing food under the centrally-sponsored National Nutrition Mission, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar said the use of Aadhaar as an identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies

Parliament Winter Session

Parliament Winter Session witness uproar in Lok Sabha

Parliament Winter Session  witnessed uproar in Lok Sabha. As congress MPs raise slogans against PM Modi in the winter session of Parliament. MPs demand PM Modi’s apology for remarks against Dr.Manmohan Singh.The Lok Sabha was previously also disrupted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pakistan jibe at his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the just concluded Gujarat election campaign. The Lok

Sharad Yadav and Ali’s disqualification issue raised in Rajya Sabha

Sharad Yadav and Ali’s disqualification issue raised in Rajya Sabha. ‘Taanashahi nahin chalegi’ slogans raised by the opposition. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu says ‘All in Well, not well!protests on Yadav’s disqualification continue. “You want to do this on the first day? You don’t want to listen to problems faced by people due to Ockhi?” Naidu says

Parliament winter session 2017: Lok Sabha adjourned till 18th Dec

Lok Sabha adjourned: The winter session of the Parliament is began today and will end on January 5, 2018. On the first day, the Lok Sabha will be adjourned till Dec 18 11 am after making obituary references to the current and former members of the legislature. This session of the Parliament is the shortest for

Jamuna Devi temple

Delhi’s Jama Masjid was ‘Jamuna Devi temple’ claims BJP Leader

“There were about 6000 places that were broken down by the Mughal emperors. Delhi’s Jama Masjid was originally Jamuna Devi temple, similarly, Taj Mahal was Tejo Mahalaya,” Katiya said. Vinay Katiyar isn’t new to controversies.The Bajrang Dal chief is famous for his fiery, religion-driven statements.  “Our religious places were targeted by Muslim but we have asked Ram

Anil Sharma set to join BJP ahead of HP Assembly polls

Anil Sharma set to join BJP ahead of HP Assembly polls

Anil Sharma set to join BJP: In a jolt to the Congress ahead of Assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Rural Development minister Anil Sharma is set to join the BJP. Sharma, son of former Union Communication Minister Sukh Ram, announced his decision to join the saffron party yesterday.A formal announcement is expected to be made today.

Modi govt cheating farmers in absence of farmer leader in Lok Sabha, says Jakhar

Gurdaspur, October 5, 2017, With no farmer leader in the Lok Sabha to protect their rights, the farming community had been completely sidelined by the Modi government, which had ruined the country’s agrarian economy with its anti-farmer policies, Punjab Congress president and Gurdasur nominee Sunil Jakhar said on Thursday.Addressing a series of meetings in Gurdaspur, Dera Baba Nanak

President Kovind 72nd birthday

PM Narendra Modi greets President Kovind on his birthday

President Kovind 72nd birthday: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his birthday greetings to the President Ram Nath Kovind. President Kovind was born on October 1, 1945, at Kanpur Dehat in Uttar Pradesh. He turns 72 today.“Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati ji. May Almighty bless him with a long and healthy life devoted to the

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s name removes from voter list

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s name removes from voter list

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s name removes: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s name removed from the municipal corporation voter list, Lukhnow. Now he is not allowed to vote in coming elections in Lucknow.Ashok Kumar Singh, Zonal Officer of Municipal Corporation, said “Vajpayee has not been living in the house for many years. As per

Lok Sabha recommends some changes in Vande Matram

Lok Sabha recommends some changes in Vande Matram. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has emphasized the need to change some words of National Song,  Vande Mataram, written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay. In a speech, Mahajan recommended to use Kot- Kot Kandh instead of ShShdhi Kot Kandh, when a singer was singing during painting exhibition of Parliamentary

Law Ministry thumbs up to draft bill on fugitive economic offenders

Law Ministry thumbs up to draft bill on fugitive economic offenders

Law Ministry thumbs up to draft bill on fugitive economic offenders. The law Ministry has given its concurrence to a draft bill that will give powers to the government to confiscate property of economic offenders and defaulters who flee India, albeit with a new provision, official sources said. The bill flows from Finance Minister Arun

Sunil Jakhar likely to be the Congress face from Gurdaspur

Sunil Jakhar likely to be the Congress face from Gurdaspur

Arjun Sharma Ludhiana The non-controversial Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar is being tipped for contesting the byelection for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat that has been vacated following death of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. It is reliably learnt that because of acceptability of Jakhar among all factions of the Congress, the party high command

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing. Congress President Sonia Gandhi condoled the demise of former Manipur chief minister Rishang Keishing, who passed away at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal, on Tuesday evening.The Congress president said that she was “deeply saddened by the demise of one of the senior

PM Modi more talk, less action

PM Modi more talk, less action: NCP

PM Modi less action NCP. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his statement of ‘karenge aur kar ke rahenge’ in the Lok Sabha, stating that he has been “good at talks but little at work,” adding that he needs to work on his drawbacks.NCP leader Majeed Memon said, “Prime