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BJP names candidates for Dec 5 bypolls, fields former MP against Dimple Yadav

The bypoll to Mainpuri assembly was necessitated after the seat fell vacant following the demise of SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on October 10.

Raghuraj Singh Shakya (Left), BJP candidate against Samajwadi Party's Dimple Yadav for Mainpuri bypoll.
Raghuraj Singh Shakya (Left), BJP candidate against Samajwadi Party's Dimple Yadav for Mainpuri bypoll.
Published on Nov 15, 2022 01:12 PM IST

MPs across parties skip Parliament's Standing Committee meetings: Report

After the reorganisation of 13 Standing Committees of the Lower House, 22 meetings were held from October to November 2022 for selecting the subjects to be considered during the year 2022-23 in which only 16 members were present on an average, the data showed.

The Standing Committee of Parliament consists of 31 members from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in which 21 are from the Lower House and 10 from the Upper.
The Standing Committee of Parliament consists of 31 members from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in which 21 are from the Lower House and 10 from the Upper.
Published on Nov 14, 2022 03:53 AM IST

Top industry body seeks changes to Competition Amendment Bill

The bill, introduced in the Lok Sabha in the last monsoon session, aims to regulate mergers and acquisitions based on the value of transactions, and says that deals with transaction value of more than ₹2,000 crore will require the Competition Commission of India’s approval.

FICCI maintained that such inference based on a presumption should not be applicable. It added that the term “actively participates” is not well-defined and can lead to misuse of law..(Bloomberg Photo)
FICCI maintained that such inference based on a presumption should not be applicable. It added that the term “actively participates” is not well-defined and can lead to misuse of law..(Bloomberg Photo)
Updated on Nov 06, 2022 04:53 AM IST

No more ‘no, sir’ replies in Parl. Priyanka Chaturvedi says ‘big difference’

Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi had written to the parliamentary affairs minister last month seeking the introduction of gender neutral terms that she said may seem like a small change, but will “go a long way in giving women their due representation in the parliamentary process”.

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi. (File photo)
Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi. (File photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 09:20 PM IST

BJP top brass meets with eye on 2024 Lok Sabha elections

The meeting was chaired by party president JP Nadda and home minister Amit Shah, and was attended by at least 30 top leaders who form part of the Lok Sabha Pravas — formed in July this year.

Union home minister Amit Shah with BJP national president JP Nadda during a meeting of senior party leaders for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, at BJP Headquarters in New Delhi, Tuesday, September 6, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah with BJP national president JP Nadda during a meeting of senior party leaders for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, at BJP Headquarters in New Delhi, Tuesday, September 6, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2022 05:01 AM IST
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