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Monday, Nov 18, 2019

Lok sabha

Nov 18, 2019 02:48
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. read more
Nov 18, 2019 01:20
Lok Sabha MP Farooq Abdullah is under detention in Srinagar since the government’s August 5 move to revoke Jammu & Kashmir’s special status. read more
Nov 17, 2019 22:50
The opposition also plans to corner the government over the country’s economic slowdown, unemployment and rising pollution. read more
Nov 17, 2019 00:44
The Congress’s floor leader Adhir Chowdhury earlier said that their “main focus will be on the bread and butter issues, the way the BJP has mismanaged the economy and shrinking job opportunities”. read more
Nov 16, 2019 11:22
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government is expected to take forward its legislative agenda during the session including several bills. read more
Nov 16, 2019 09:08
The first trailer for Rani Mukherjee’s Mardaani 2 was released recently and it is set in Kota, Rajasthan’s educational hub. Claiming to be based on true events, the film is about a serial rapist in Kota and Rani is out to hunt him down. read more
Nov 16, 2019 00:38
The controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill, which accelerates the process under which non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan can get Indian citizenship, figures in the tentative list of 35 bills the parliamentary affairs ministry has... read more
Nov 15, 2019 17:38
Among the missing lawmakers was Gautam Gambhir, the BJP’s East Delhi MP who has been particularly critical of the Arvind Kejriwal-led city government’s handling of the air pollution. read more
Nov 14, 2019 20:27
TMC’s opponents and political analysts, however, see the workings of Kishor who was appointed by the TMC after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dealt it a rude blow during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, increasing its tally from two to 18. TMC’s tally... read more
Nov 14, 2019 20:19
After Shiv Sena’s exit, Nitish’s JD (U)—with its 16 MPs, has become the second largest party in the NDA. Shiv Sena has 18 MPs in the Lok Sabha. read more
Nov 12, 2019 10:15
The panel, constituted on Monday, will be headed by Lok Sabha secretary general Snehlata Srivastava, and her three predecessors—Bal Shekhar, Sreedharan and GC Malhotra. read more
Nov 12, 2019 01:39
Parliament’s science and technology panel — in the first report of all the panels of the current Lok Sabha — has also recommended that the government should have a “robust mechanism to check the prices” of cancer medicines read more
Nov 09, 2019 21:26
The Congress on Friday hit out at the Centre for withdrawing the top security cover to party president Sonia Gandhi, Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. read more
Nov 09, 2019 18:46
Perhaps the biggest windfall for the government and the BJP is that the Opposition’s voice now sounds faint. read more
Nov 09, 2019 00:40
Birla, who is in Goa to address legislators on the ‘Role of Parliament in the Doctrine of Separation of Powers: Enhancing Transparency and Accountability’, called for a uniform set of rules to oversee the functioning of all state assemblies and the Lok... read more