Budget session highlights: Parliament adjourned till tomorrow

The second half of the Parliament budget session has resumed. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget of Jammu and Kashmir on the first day, the opposition is raising a number of issues including unemployment, Russia-Ukraine crisis. The session is set to conclude on April 8.
The second half of Parliament’s Budget Session will begin today. (ANI)
The second half of Parliament’s Budget Session will begin today. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 14, 2022 08:27 PM IST
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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

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    Hardeep Singh Puri

    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

    Bhagwant Mann (HT File Photo)
    Bhagwant Mann (HT File Photo)

    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

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman (ANI)
    FM Nirmala Sitharaman (ANI)

    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

    Second half of Parliament budget session begins 
    Second half of 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 leaders arrive at Parliament (ANI)
    BJP leaders arrive at Parliament (ANI)

    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 S Jaishankar (PTI)
    External affairs minister S Jaishankar (PTI)

    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 Business Advisory Committee meet (ANI)
    Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla chairs Business Advisory Committee meet (ANI)

    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

    Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda (Ht photo)
    Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda (Ht photo)

    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 (PTI)
    Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman (PTI)

    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. 

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