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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

Democracy Under Attack By Communal, Repressive Forces: Sonia Gandhi

Democracy Under Attack By Communal, Repressive Forces: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed concern over attacks on democracy by the “communal and repressive forces” in the country. “When we are celebrating 75 years of the Quit India Movement, there are doubts among people whether fear is overshadowing the sense of freedom; whether attempts are being made to destroy the democratic structure,

Guidance notes on GST will be released soon: Arun Jaitley

Guidance notes on GST will be released soon: Arun Jaitley

Guidance notes on GST will be released in public domain soon. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley assured this on Friday in Lok Sabha. Jaitely said, “The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has received reports from sixteen out of the eighteen sectoral groups as approved by the council in its 14th meeting held in May

100 bridges on national highways need special attention

100 bridges national highways need special attention Nitin Gadkari Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that the government has identified one hundred bridges on national highways which are on the verge of collapse and need immediate attention.Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha, Mr Gadkari said, his Ministry has prepared a

Chandigarh MC decide entertainment tax: Lok Sabha

Chandigarh MC to decide entertainment tax of its own: Lok Sabha

New Delhi, August 3, Chandigarh MC decide entertainment tax: Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to allow the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation to levy a ‘reasonable’ entertainment tax on its own.The existing powers to levy such a tax in Chandigarh, a Union Territory, after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rested with the Central

Lok Sabha passes the Banking Regulation Bill

Lok Sabha passes the Banking Regulation Bill

The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2017, was passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday which seeks to reform in Banking regulation act,1949. Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley introduced the Banking Regulation Bill in Lok Sabha on july 24. This will insert provisions for handling cases related to stressed assets.  Stressed assets are the loans where a borrower has

100 Bridges Can Collapse Anytime, Nitin Gadkari Tells Parliament

100 Bridges Can Collapse Anytime, Nitin Gadkari Tells Parliament

Over 100 bridges in different parts of the country are on the verge of collapse and need immediate attention, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. Gadkari said in the Lok Sabha that his ministry has completed safety audit of 1.6 lakh bridges in the country and found more than 100 structures in

Government to sell wheat and rice at 3 rupees

Rice at Rs 3 per kg, wheat at Rs 2 to be provided till 2018: Paswan

Rice at Rs 3 per kg, wheat at Rs 2 to be provided till 2018. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has informed this information to the Lok Sabha.  Under the scheme, rice is supplied at Rs 3 per kg, wheat at Rs 2 per kg and coarse grains at Rs 1 per

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

Assan: Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev today passed away at his home town Silchar in Assam following kidney and other ailments at the age of 83.The Congress veteran was Heavy Industry Minister in the UPA-I government led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. “Former Union Minsiter Santosh Mohan Dev passed away at 6.06 AM this

Steps Being Taken To Control Illegal Migrants: Kiren Rijiju

The government is taking steps to ensure illegal migrants do not enter the country in large numbers and change the demography, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told Lok Sabha on Tuesday. During Question Hour, as Rijiju answered a question on illegal immigration, concentration camps of Nazi Germany also found a mention because of

Rahul, Advani talk in LS as BJP, Cong spar over issues

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today had a long conversation with BJP veteran L K Advani in the Lok Sabha when the House was adjourned following an uproar by the opposition over a variety of issues, including alleged cow vigilantism.Just before the House was to assemble at 11.30 am following a brief adjournment, the Congress vice-president

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Nitish Kumar on being sworn in as CM

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Nitish Kumar on being sworn in as CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Nitish Kumar and Sushil Modi on being sworn in as the chief minister and the deputy chief minister respectively and said he looked forward to working together for Bihar’s prosperity. “Congratulations to @NitishKumar ji & @SushilModi ji. Looking forward to working together for Bihar’s progress & prosperity,” he tweeted.

Opposition protests suspension of 6 Congress MPs from LS

The opposition parties, led by the Congress, today staged a protest against the suspension of six Congress MPs from the Lok Sabha in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi inside the Parliament complex.The leaders of the Congress, Left, Trinamool Congress, RJD and JD(U) shouted slogans against the Narendra Modi government over the five-day suspension

Include students’ photos, Aadhaar numbers in degrees: UGC tells universities

Include students’ photos, Aadhaar numbers in degrees: UGC tells universities

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS To identify students, the University Grants Commission has requested all the colleges in the country that the degree to be awarded to students for the identification and the photograph, and Aadhaar number should also be written in the certificate.The

Congress submits adjournment in Lok Sabha over 'mob lynching'

Congress submits adjournment in Lok Sabha over ‘mob lynching’

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS The Congress on Monday submitted a notice for adjournment motion on the issue of mob lynching in Lok Sabha. This comes after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday targeted the Centre by raising the Dadri lynching case.“Mohammad Akhlaq was

Presidential election results today at 5 PM

The results of presidential election, for which close to 99 percent MPs and MLAs had voted on Monday, will be declare today. A simple mathematical calculation shows that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind is all set to win against Opposition’s pick Meira Kumar. Counting of ballot papers will begin at 11 AM