Tag: ,

Congress MPs sell potatoes outside Parliament to raise farmer's plight

Congress MPs sell potatoes outside Parliament to raise farmer’s plight

Congress MPs sell potatoes outside Parliament to raise farmer’s plight. Several Congress MPs on Friday staged a protest outside Parliament premises on Friday, selling potatoes to raise issues concerning Punjab farmers. The Congress parliamentarians, including Sunil Jakhar and Gurjeet Singh Aujla, also raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ignoring the plight of the

Monsoon Session: Parliament set for yet another Centre vs Opposition battle

Monsoon Session: Parliament set for yet another Centre vs Opposition battle. With the Monsoon Session of the Parliament kick-starting today, the Centre and Opposition would be looking forward to debates over a long pending list of bills and a slew of relevant issues. The monsoon session, which concludes on August 10, will have 18 sittings

CBSE paper leak HRD Ministry Failure Congress

CBSE paper leak is HRD ministry’s failure: says Congress

The Congress Party on Friday said that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar Ministry’s failure lead to CBSE paper leak.Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge expressed concern over the issue while saying that future of 28 lakh students is at stake. “The paper leak issue shows the HRD Ministry’s Failure. The future of 28 lakh students is at stake. We will raise this issue in the

Union Budget 2018

Highlights of Union Budget 2018: Custom duty on mobile phones increased

Union Budget 2018: Highlights of the Union Budget for 2018-19 presented in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday: Taxation highlights: -Propose to extend 25% corporate tax rate to companies with revenue up to Rs 250 crore: FM Jaitley -For senior citizens, exemption of interest income on bank deposits raised to Rs

Taxpayers Finance Minister Arun Jailtely New Delhi Parliament demonetization

Taxpayers base increased after demonetization: Economic Survey New Delhi

The Economic Survey 2017-18 which was presented in Parliament by Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley on Monday said that there was an increase in the number of taxpayers post-demonetization.” Taking seasonality into account it is found that there is a 0.8 per cent monthly trend increase in new tax filers (annual growth of 10 per cent),”

Aadhaar enaUse of Aadhaar in Ayushman Bharat desirable but not mandatory, govt clarifies bled government to eliminate middlemen: President

Aadhaar enabled government to eliminate middlemen: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said Aadhaar has helped the government in “eliminating middlemen” and save over Rs 57,000 crore.”Aadhaar has helped in securing the rights of the poor by eliminating middlemen. At present, digital payments are being carried out in more than 400 schemes of the government,” the President said in his address

Budget Session 2018: Economic Survey to be tabled today

Budget Session 2018: Economic Survey to be tabled today

Budget Session 2018: Economic Survey to be tabled today: New Delhi [India], (Jan 29): The Economic Survey of India will be tabled in both houses of Parliament as the budget session is set to commence on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Monday will mark

Three AAP candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and N.D. Gupta were on Monday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Delhi. The three got ‘Certificate of Election’ confirming their election to the Upper House by Returning Officer Nidhi Srivastava. 

Rajya Sabha adjourned

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday, the last day of the winter session. In its 13 sittings, the House passed nine government bills, 19 private members bills were introduced and debated employment generation and air pollution in Delhi. On the four days the Question Hour was conducted, 46 starred questions were

Parliament not to meet on New Year's Day

Parliament not to meet on New Year’s Day

Parliament will not meet on Monday, New Year’s Day on January 1, in view of the demand by a large number of members, it was announced in both the Houses on Friday. In the Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan made the announcement before taking up the private members business in the afternoon.Earlier, in the Rajya

Sushma Swaraj blocks Pratap Singh Bajwa

Twitter war: Sushma Swaraj blocks Pratap Singh Bajwa on social site

Sushma Swaraj blocks former MLA Pratap Singh Bajwa on social site. She block sover the question asked in parliament and this new has spread like wildfire on the social media. Bajwa expressed resentment through tweet over this matter. He raised voice against the Foreign Affairs Minister by saying, “Is this the way to run external

Union Minister uses landline receiver to prevent harmful cellphone radiation

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar was spotted using a landline-receiver outside the Parliament,  in order to prevent from harmful radiation released by mobile phones, on Friday. In order to safeguard himself from the radiation, Javadekar was seen talking over the purple landline-receiver – attached to his cellphone. Javedkar was clicked with the landline-receiver outside the Parliament when

Union minister Krishna Raj hospitalised

Union minister Krishna Raj hospitalised

Union minister Krishna Raj hospitalised: Union Minister Krishna Raj was rushed to a city hospital here on Wednesday after she fell ill during a party meeting in Parliament.Raj, the Minister of State for Agriculture, was rushed to the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital after she complained of dizziness while attending the Bharatiya Janata Party meeting

Amit Shah debuts in Parliament, seated in front row

New Delhi, Dec 15, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday made his debut in the Rajya Sabha and was seated in the front row, right next to the seats reserved for the Leader of the House and the Prime Minister. As soon as Shah entered the House a few minutes before the proceedings were to

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday amidst a ruckus by the opposition on the issue of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav’s disqualification and the allegations of conniving with Pakistan levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. The House saw repeated adjournments

Triple Talaq cleared

Bill on Triple Talaq cleared by Cabinet

Triple Talaq cleared: A bill on Triple Talaq was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Friday, ahead of it being taken up in the Winter Session of Parliament.The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, is popularly known as a bill on ‘Triple Talaq’, a form of oral divorce among the Muslims. According

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

Cash-for-query case : Court fix Sept 27 as next date for hearing

New Delhi: Cash-for-query came into limelight in 2005 when an MP from Jalgaon, Maharashtra charged money for asking question in parliament house. The matter had gone to the court and till now the case has still not been solved.Accused in Cash-for-query case, former BJP MP remained absent on hearing and Delhi court has given him

Parliament consciously kept voidable marriage age for girls: Govt

Parliament consciously kept voidable marriage age for girls: Govt

Parliament consciously kept voidable marriage age for girls:

Parliament consciously kept voidable marriage age for girls: Govt

Parliament consciously kept voidable marriage age for girls: Govt

Parliament had taken a conscious decision to keep the age limit of voidable marriage between 15 and 18 years in case of girls, the government told the Supreme Court.   It said the legislature kept in mind the socio-economic conditions of the country and was aware of the international conventions, while deciding to keep the