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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

China ready to attack India, claims Mulayam in Lok Sabha

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app For Android For IOS New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) Samajwadi Party leader and former Defence Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav today claimed that China was ready to attack India in collaboration with Pakistan and asked the government to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support

Parliament Monsoon session: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

Parliament Monsoon session: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon on Tuesday following uproar by the Opposition. The Lok Sabha was also adjourned for the day yesterday after giving obituary to former members and victims of the Amarnath terror attack.The dastardly Amarnath terror

Prez poll: Close to 99 percent voting witnessed

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS New Delhi, Jul 17, Close to 99 per cent voting was recorded today for electing India’s 14th president, the returning officer for the poll announced. The counting of votes will take place on July 20. Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Gujarat,

Voting for presidential election ends in Madhya Pradesh

Voting for presidential election ends in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Jul 17 (PTI) Voting presidential election ends Madhya Pradesh. The voting for the presidential election ended in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly premises today with 228 legislators casting their votes. The two contestants for the post of the country’s next president are NDA’s candidate Ram Nath Kovind and the opposition’s Meira Kumar.“All the 228

Presidential poll a battle of ideology: Meira Kumar

Presidential poll a battle of ideology: Meira Kumar

The presidential election is a battle of principles and ideology, opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Saturday said and dismissed remarks that she has been made a “scapegoat”. “Seventeen parties have chosen me unanimously as their candidate for presidential poll which is not a small thing. The opposition unity is based on principles and ideology and I am