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Ready for any discussion in Parl permitted by Chairman, Speaker: Pralhad Joshi

Union minister of parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi further said as many as 42 leaders from various parties participated in a constructive discussion.
An image of the all-party meeting shared by Union minister Pralhad Joshi. (Twitter@JoshiPralhad)
An image of the all-party meeting shared by Union minister Pralhad Joshi. (Twitter@JoshiPralhad)
Updated on Nov 28, 2021 03:06 PM IST
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Farm laws repealed, Centre must not delay resolving other demands: Mayawati

Union minister Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday said that the government will be looking into when the matter of repealing the three farm laws can be listed in Parliament.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati addresses a press conference on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement to repeal the three farm laws, in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati addresses a press conference on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement to repeal the three farm laws, in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Nov 23, 2021 01:48 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Pralhad Joshi asks CIL to ensure power plants have 18 days of stock by Nov 2021

During his virtual address during the 47th foundation day of CIL, the minister also called upon the CIL to increase its production to one billion tonnes by the end of 2024.
Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi addressing the 47th foundation day of Coal India Ltd.(Twitter/@JoshiPralhad)
Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi addressing the 47th foundation day of Coal India Ltd.(Twitter/@JoshiPralhad)
Published on Nov 01, 2021 07:06 PM IST
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Coal shortage was due to monsoons: Pralhad Joshi

  • The coal minister on Thursday paid a visit to the Ashoka mine of the Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) at Piparwar in Chatra district of Jharkhand.
Minister of coal, mines and parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi(Sonu Mehta/HT Archive)
Minister of coal, mines and parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi(Sonu Mehta/HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 14, 2021 09:02 PM IST
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Pralhad Joshi says there will be no shortage of coal for power production

“As far as the requirement is concerned, the power ministry had put forth the demand for supply of 1.9 million tonnes (for power generation units) and after October 20, two million tonnes. Today only, we have supplied two million tonnes,” Pralhad Joshi said.
Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi at the Dipka coal mine in Korba, Chattisgarh. “Inspected coal stock at the siding yard and interacted with Siding In-charge and other officials,” Joshi tweeted.(Twitter/@JoshiPralhad)
Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi at the Dipka coal mine in Korba, Chattisgarh. “Inspected coal stock at the siding yard and interacted with Siding In-charge and other officials,” Joshi tweeted.(Twitter/@JoshiPralhad)
Published on Oct 13, 2021 06:21 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Amit Shah meets with power, coal ministers amid coal shortage concerns

The power consumption of 3,900 MU on October 8 was the highest this month so far—from October 1 to 9—which also became a cause of concern during the ongoing coal shortage, according to data.
Union home minister Amit Shah met RK Singh and Pralhad Joshi to discuss the coal shortage. (File Photo )
Union home minister Amit Shah met RK Singh and Pralhad Joshi to discuss the coal shortage. (File Photo )
Published on Oct 11, 2021 07:28 PM IST
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‘Requested Centre to increase coal supply to Karnataka’: CM Basavaraj Bommai

“I have already stated that we have requested the Centre to increase the supply of coal by four racks,” CM Bommai said.
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai. (File photo)
Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai. (File photo)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 09:26 PM IST
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‘No threat of power supply disruption', says Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi

“There is sufficient coal stock of 43 million tonnes with @CoalIndiaHQ (Coal India) equivalent to 24 days of coal demand,” Pralhad Joshi tweeted.
Pralhad Joshi asked people to not fall for fear mongering as the supply of coal is expected to increase following the monsoon’s withdrawal.(Twitter/@JoshiPralhad)
Pralhad Joshi asked people to not fall for fear mongering as the supply of coal is expected to increase following the monsoon’s withdrawal.(Twitter/@JoshiPralhad)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 04:56 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

On Rahul Gandhi’s '56-inch' jibe, Pralhad Joshi calls him ‘part-time politician’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had earlier hit out at the central government over India's standoff with China. Tweeting out a video clip from his official handle on Twitter, the former Congress president said that “Mr 56-inch is scared of China”.
"I have said before that Rahul Gandhi should not be taken seriously," Prahlad Joshi told the ANI news agency. (File Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2021 12:36 PM IST
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Afghanistan situation: All-party meet today, Jaishankar to brief floor leaders

India has so far brought back more than 800 people from Afghanistan, where the Taliban swept to power two weeks before the withdrawal of American forces. A fresh batch of 180 people, evacuated from Afghanistan, is expected to arrive today.
Indian Air Force's special repatriation flight brought back people from war-torn Afghanistan.(ANI Photo)
Indian Air Force's special repatriation flight brought back people from war-torn Afghanistan.(ANI Photo)
Published on Aug 26, 2021 05:28 AM IST
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Jaishankar to brief Parliament floor leaders on Afghan situation on Thursday

External affairs minister S Jaishankar said the ministry of external affairs would brief the lawmakers as instructed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar.(PTI)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar.(PTI)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 02:14 PM IST
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As ruckus continues in House, govt says Oppn raking up a ‘non issue’

  • Joshi’s statement came as the logjam in Parliament continued on Friday, prompting the Opposition and the Centre to blame each other for disruptions due to protests over the Pegasus snooping row and the three farm laws.
Minister of parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi.(Sonu Mehta/HT Archive)
Minister of parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi.(Sonu Mehta/HT Archive)
Published on Jul 31, 2021 04:54 AM IST
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Who may replace Lingayat strongman Yediyurappa? List of frontrunners

The names of Union minister Pralhad Joshi, Karnataka home minister Basavaraj S Bommai are doing rounds as frontrunners though they have strongly refuted this as mere speculations.
Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa has hinted July 26 -- the day on which the BJP government will complete two years in the state -- might be his last day in office. (PTI)
Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa has hinted July 26 -- the day on which the BJP government will complete two years in the state -- might be his last day in office. (PTI)
Published on Jul 25, 2021 02:35 PM IST
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'Supreme leaders will decide': Pralhad Joshi on if he would replace Yediyurappa

Yediyurappa earlier said he was waiting for directions from the party's national leadership which is likely to come on July 25, a day before the BJP government's 2-year anniversary in Karnataka. The Lingayat community has thrown its weight behind Yediyurappa, while Pralhad Joshi said no one has spoken to him about succeeding Yediyurappa.
Pralhad Joshi said no one has spoken to him regarding succeeding BS Yediyurappa.
Pralhad Joshi said no one has spoken to him regarding succeeding BS Yediyurappa.
Published on Jul 24, 2021 04:17 PM IST
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Opposition parties call separate meet to strategise ahead of monsoon session

The monsoon session is expected to be quite stormy, with the Opposition gearing up to corner the ruling BJP-led NDA government over a host of issues ranging from farmers' agitation, privatisation, and the Supreme Court's comments on the validity of sedition laws
The Parliament building reflected in a puddle after heavy rain. (AP / File Photo)
The Parliament building reflected in a puddle after heavy rain. (AP / File Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2021 12:25 PM IST
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Pralhad Joshi calls all-party meeting day before monsoon session begins

The monsoon session of Parliament is scheduled to start from July 19. It will be the first session after the second wave of Covid-19. It will go on till August 13 with 19 days of business.
Around 17 bills are listed for introduction in Lok Sabha during the monsoon session of Parliament.(PTI Photo)
Around 17 bills are listed for introduction in Lok Sabha during the monsoon session of Parliament.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 11:40 AM IST
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No winter session due to Covid-19; Opposition objects

Govt says decision in view of pandemic, suggests Budget Session in January; Cong opposes move
Parliament normally holds three sessions in a calendar year – Budget (end of January to early April), Monsoon (July to August) and Winter (November to December).(PTI File Photo)
Parliament normally holds three sessions in a calendar year – Budget (end of January to early April), Monsoon (July to August) and Winter (November to December).(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 11:43 AM IST
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Only Congress has an issue with no Winter Session: Pralhad Joshi

Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi said many people have suggested not to go for session as there is a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. The government because, of the extraordinary situation, are calling it (next session) in January, he said.
Minister of parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi during a media briefing on January 8, 2020.(Sonu Mehta/HT Archive)
Minister of parliamentary affairs Pralhad Joshi during a media briefing on January 8, 2020.(Sonu Mehta/HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 02:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySunetra Choudhury

Parties not in favour of Parliament session, says Centre; Opposition denies

Senior Congress leader and former union minister Jairam Ramesh took to Twitter to claim that Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad was not consulted by the government on the issue.
Hindustan Times was first to report on November 16 that the rising cases of covid-19 infections in Delhi have cast a shadow on the winter session. (HT Photo)
Hindustan Times was first to report on November 16 that the rising cases of covid-19 infections in Delhi have cast a shadow on the winter session. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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No winter session of Parliament due to Covid, says govt to Cong demand to discuss farm agitation

Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary had asked for a short winter session to discuss issues such as the farmers’ agitation, preparation of Covid-19 vaccine, economic slowdown and the stand-off along the India-China border.
The government said floor leaders of political parties were in favour of skipping the winter session due to Covid-19 during informal consultations.(HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)
The government said floor leaders of political parties were in favour of skipping the winter session due to Covid-19 during informal consultations.(HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 01:05 PM IST
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Yediyurappa stays as CM, insist 2 BJP leaders seen as possible replacements

Union minister Pralhad Joshi defended BS Yediyurappa and his government’s handling of floods in Karnataka
Bengaluru: Union minister Pralhad Joshi said there was no move within the BJP to replace Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa(PTI)
Bengaluru: Union minister Pralhad Joshi said there was no move within the BJP to replace Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa(PTI)
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 08:37 PM IST
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Bills to reduce salary, allowances of MPs, Ministers by 30% passed in Rajya Sabha

While MPs from Congress, Biju Janata Dal (BJD), and other parties wholeheartedly supported the bill, they asked the Centre to restore the MPLADS Funds at the earliest.
Members of Parliament sitting in the social distance during the Monsoon Session in Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Members of Parliament sitting in the social distance during the Monsoon Session in Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Published on Sep 18, 2020 02:10 PM IST
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Karnataka in talks to acquire Bharat Gold Mine land for industrial park

BGML is a government of India enterprise and at one time was the largest gold producer in the famed Kolar Gold Fields but has been inoperational as the gold deposits in Kolar had become unremunerative to extract after nearly a century of operations.
The state minister further said that the New Industrial Policy 2020-2025 launched recently would help to build a prosperous Karnataka and create large-scale employment opportunities. (Photo @JagadishShettar)
The state minister further said that the New Industrial Policy 2020-2025 launched recently would help to build a prosperous Karnataka and create large-scale employment opportunities. (Photo @JagadishShettar)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 01:08 AM IST
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‘No coal mining in Hasdeo Arand’: Coal ministry accepts Chhattisgarh govt proposal

On Friday, Joshi met Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and said that the latter has agreed to replace the five contentious coal blocks with three new ones, which would be added to the list for auction as per the state government’s suggestion.
Jharia mining area in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad.(ANI File Photo/Representative Image)
Jharia mining area in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad.(ANI File Photo/Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 11:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Raipur | ByRitesh Mishra

PM Modi to launch auction for commercial coal mining next week

The commercial coal mining auction is completely different from the earlier regime of restricted sectors, use and price. Now there are no such restrictions at all.
As India has recently embraced the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the coal and mining sector has started gearing up to make the country self-reliant in coal mining through structural reforms(ANI)
As India has recently embraced the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the coal and mining sector has started gearing up to make the country self-reliant in coal mining through structural reforms(ANI)
Published on Jun 11, 2020 06:55 PM IST
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No plans to scale down Coal India’s FY21 production target amid subdued demand

Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi had recently asked states not to import coal and instead take supply from state-owned CIL, which has the fossil fuel in abundance.
Coal being loaded in train wagons at Barora area near Baghmara in Dhanbad.(Bijay/HT File Photo)
Coal being loaded in train wagons at Barora area near Baghmara in Dhanbad.(Bijay/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 01:04 PM IST
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BJP leaders are Gandhi’s real bhakts, says minister on row over Hegde’s dart

Union parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi told the Lok Sabha that Hegde had denied making any critical comment about Mahatma Gandhi but he had still been asked to express regret.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi(PTI)
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi(PTI)
Updated on Sep 08, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Stormy budget session on cards after heated all-party meeting

Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi announced that the government intends to bring 45 bills and two ordinances — on insolvency and coal mining — apart from seven financial bills in the Budget Session.
Sparks flew at the customary all-party meeting on Thursday over the CAA and NRC.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Sparks flew at the customary all-party meeting on Thursday over the CAA and NRC.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 09:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySaubhadra Chatterji

Coal rules eased to spur investment

Despite having the world’s fourth largest coal reserves, India imported 235 million tonnes (mt) of coal last year, of which 135 mt valued at 171,000 crore could have been met from domestic reserves, coal and mines minister Pralhad Joshi told reporters.
In an attempt to attract investments in coal mining, the Cabinet approved the promulgation of Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020.(Bloomberg file photo)
In an attempt to attract investments in coal mining, the Cabinet approved the promulgation of Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020.(Bloomberg file photo)
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 02:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByUtpal Bhaskar

BJP MPs give Modi standing ovation for CAB, he requests one for Karnataka

While Home Minister Amit Shah wasn’t present at the meeting, ahead of the bill being introduced in the Rajya Sabha, the Prime Minister also apologised for missing the last two meetings.
Speaking on the bill, the Prime Minister told MPs that it was an incredible achievement.(Vipin Kumar/ HT Photo)
Speaking on the bill, the Prime Minister told MPs that it was an incredible achievement.(Vipin Kumar/ HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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