"All members of BJP in Lok Sabha are therefore, requested to be positively present in the House throughout the day from 10.00 a.m. onwards on Saturday, the 13th February 2021 and support the Government’s stand,” the whip said.
Officials added that the government and the two presiding officers will also decide whether the proceedings of the two Houses be in two shifts—Lok Sabha in the morning and Rajya Sabha in the afternoon, or vice versa —or spread across alternative days.
A senior official familiar with the matter said that while one House could start in the morning at the scheduled time of 11 am, the other House could start its proceedings in the afternoon, to ensure minimum interaction between MPs of the two Houses and adequate space for lawmakers of both.
The Upper House of Indian Parliament has been playing a pivotal role in India’s much cherished parliamentary democracy, keeping the bicameral structure alive, setting new records and creating history since its inception.
Bulwark of Democracy: Since its inception in 1952, the Rajya Sabha not only guided the law-making process but also prevented hasty legislation. It continues to serve as a dignified House, working on the federal principles of Indian polity.
This will be the first visit by any international delegation to the Valley after August 5, when Indian Parliament passed resolutions and laws to split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union territories, and scrap special status to the state and special privileges to its residents.
The developments came after the Indian Parliament on Tuesday approved a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and a bill for splitting the state into two Union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
Hafiz Saeed, a UN-designated terrorist was arrested on Wednesday -- the seventh times since December 2001, when he was nabbed in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament.
The protesters from across this city gathered at the UN headquarters on Sunday, holding placards and raising slogans against the terror machinery operating on Pakistani soil and demanded swift action against the JeM and its leader Masood Azhar.
The issue of publication of the National Register of Citizens in Assam was taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with Amit Shah asserting that Congress didn’t have the courage to implement the Assam Accord which he claimed was the ‘soul’ of the citizenship register.On Monday, Rajya Sabha witnessing pandemonium over the issue leading to several adjournments while in Lok Sabha, home minister Rajnath Singha sserted the Centre has no role in the preparation of the draft list and it was done on the directives of the Supreme Court.Here are the live updates
Governor of Tripura, Tathagata Roy’s biography of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, focuses on an important but forgotten politician. This excerpt examines his mysterious death