Budget session highlights: Parliament adjourned till tomorrow
The second half of the Parliament budget session has begun. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget for Jammu & Kashmir in Lok Sabha for the financial year 2022-23. While the BJP MPs gave a loud, chanting welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government has sought approval from Parliament to spend an extra ₹1.07 lakh crore in the current fiscal year.
On Sunday, Congress had said that they will raise several issues in both the houses of the Parliament, including unemployment, inflation, Russia-Ukraine war, MSP (minimum support price) for farmers. Nineteen sittings are expected to be held in the second half of the Parliament session and is set to conclude on April 8.
The first half of the session was held between February 1 and February 11 this year.
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Mar 14, 2022 08:21 PM IST
Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow
Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow. The House proceedings will resume at 11 am
Mar 14, 2022 08:08 PM IST
Lok Sabha passes Jammu-Kashmir Appropriation Bill 2022
Lok Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Appropriation bill
Mar 14, 2022 07:56 PM IST
25 lakh Jan Dhan accounts in J&K: Finance minister
Out of 44 crore Jan Dhan accounts across the country, Jammu and Kashmir has 25 lakh accounts, says finance minister in Lok Sabha
Mar 14, 2022 07:39 PM IST
1,198 start-ups registered in J&K: Finance minister
1,198 startups have been registered in J&K. More than 200 startups funded till now. ₹143 crores given to MSME units in J&K under Emergency Credit Guarantee Scheme during COVID19 pandemic, says finance minister in Lok Sabha
Mar 14, 2022 07:38 PM IST
What was denied to people of J&K over 70 years will be given to them, says Finance minister
After removal of Art370 in J&K, 890 Central laws have become applicable there. What was denied to people of J&K over 70yrs will be given to them. It has enabled that which Dr Ambedkar gave for the rest of the country for SC/ST is now available for people of J&K: FM in Lok Sabha
Mar 14, 2022 07:14 PM IST
Finance minister replies on supplementary demands for grants in J&K
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman replies on supplementary demands for grants in J&K
Mar 14, 2022 06:48 PM IST
Lok Sabha debates supplementary demand for grants in J&K
Discussion on supplementary demand for grants in Jammu and Kashmir continues in Lok Sabha
Mar 14, 2022 06:33 PM IST
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow
Mar 14, 2022 06:10 PM IST
Puri: Govt taking measures to provide relief over high fuel prices
Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs & Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri assured all measures to provide relief for consumers from high fuel prices. "In war-like situation when crude oil is getting costlier, we will try to save the consumer as much as possible," he said.
Mar 14, 2022 05:14 PM IST
Union education minister assures measures for students evacuated from Ukraine
Union minister of education Dharmendra Pradhan assured full help and support for Indian students who have been evacuated and brought back from Ukraine.
"The drive for the return of Indian students stranded in Ukraine Operation Ganga is a testament to the collective wisdom of 130 crore Indians. We will do whatever needs to be done for these students to complete their medical studies," he said.
Mar 14, 2022 03:54 PM IST
Bhagwant Mann tenders resignation as Lok Sabha MP
Punjab Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann tenders his resignation from the membership of Lok Sabha to Speaker Om Birla.
Mar 14, 2022 03:34 PM IST
Lok Sabha continues discussion on J&K budget
The Lok Sabha continues the discussion on Supplementary Demands for Grants for Jammu and Kashmir for 2021-22 in the ongoing Budget session. Earlier, FM Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Mar 14, 2022 02:58 PM IST
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha sitting for March 17 cancelled
The Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha proceedings for March 17 have been cancelled in view of the Holika Dahan festival, reported ANI.
Mar 14, 2022 02:30 PM IST
Govt assures measures on evacuated Indian students' future
The Centre in Lok Sabha assured that it will look into measures for Indian students to complete their education who have been brought back from Ukraine. Union Minister for Education Dharmendra Pradhan replied to the opposition over the issue of evacuated Indian students.
Mar 14, 2022 01:19 PM IST
Both houses adjourned till 2 pm
The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till 2 pm today.
Mar 14, 2022 01:13 PM IST
FM Sitharaman presents budget for J&K in Lok Sabha
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Budget for Jammu & Kashmir in Lok Sabha. She also presented supplementary demands for grants, demands for grants, and demands for excess grants for the Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir.
Mar 14, 2022 12:18 PM IST
RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu praises India's evacuation efforts
Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu praised India's efforts to bring back Indian students from Ukraine. “A large number of Indian students in Ukraine were required to be evacuated. It was a very challenging task.Govt of India rose to the occasion in evacuating Indian students as well as some students of other nationalities. These efforts are praiseworthy,” he said.
Mar 14, 2022 12:09 PM IST
PM Modi welcomed by BJP leaders, MPs
BJP MPs in Lok Sabha welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chants of "Modi, Modi", following the party's victory in assembly elections of four states - Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh.
Mar 14, 2022 11:49 AM IST
Second half of the Parliament budget session begins
The second half of the Parliament budget session begins.
Mar 14, 2022 11:09 AM IST
Opposition demands discussion over education of Indian students evacuated from Ukraine
The opposition parties - Congress, CPI(M), RSP, YSRCP have given an Adjournment motion Notice in Lok Sabha demanding a discussion over the education of Indian students evacuated from Ukraine.
Mar 14, 2022 10:59 AM IST
BJP leaders & other MPs arrive at the Parliament
BJP chief JP Nadda, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Union Ministers Anurag Thakur, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Jitendra Singh, Arjun Ram Meghwal & other MPs of the party arrive at Parliament.
Mar 14, 2022 10:52 AM IST
EAM S Jaishankar to make a statement on Ukraine in LS, RS tomorrow
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar is set to make a statement on the Russia Ukraine war in both the houses - Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha tomorrow.
Mar 14, 2022 10:34 AM IST
LS speaker Om Birla chairs Business Advisory Committee meeting
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla chairs the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee ahead of the budget session.
Mar 14, 2022 10:30 AM IST
Manickam Tagore gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha
Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the interest rate cuts in provident fund deposits.
Mar 14, 2022 10:28 AM IST
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla arrives at the Parliament
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla arrives at the Parliament where the second half of the budget session will commence today.
Mar 14, 2022 10:24 AM IST
KC Venugopal gives Suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha
Congress Mp KC Venugopal gives Suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 in order to discuss the Russia Ukraine war and its impact. The notice is given to also discuss the education of Indian students who have returned from Ukraine.
Mar 14, 2022 10:21 AM IST
Copies of J&K budget brought to Parliament
Copies of the Jammu and Kashmir budget are being brought to the Parliament.
Mar 14, 2022 10:16 AM IST
Priyanka Chaturvedi gives Zero Hour Submission in RS
Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi gives a Zero Hour Submission in Rajya Sabha to discuss the depreciating value of the Indian Rupee, reported ANI.
Mar 14, 2022 10:15 AM IST
Business Advisory Committee meeting at 10 am for both houses
A meeting of the Business Advisory Committee for both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will be held at 10 AM today, reported ANI.
Mar 14, 2022 09:35 AM IST
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill to be considered for discussion
Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda will move The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022 in Lok Sabha today. The bill seeks to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 for the inclusion of certain communities in the list of STs in relation to Tripura.
Mar 14, 2022 09:33 AM IST
FM Nirmala Sitharaman to present budget for J&K in Lok Sabha
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be presenting the budget for Jammu and Kashmir for the financial year 2022-23 in Lok Sabha today. "Finance Minister to present a statement of estimated receipts and expenditure of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2022-23," said a statement as quoted by ANI.