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Among the 75 Upper House seats going to biennial polls during 2022, there are 7 seats from Punjab, 11 from Uttar Pradesh and one from Uttarakhand. These polls would be crucial for the party to improve its tally in Parliament.
Updated on Jan 17, 2022 01:47 AM IST
"Close to 402 staff tested positive for Covid-19 from January 4-8 and all samples have been sent for genome sequencing for Omicron variant confirmation," an official told news agency ANI on Sunday. Of these, 65 are from the Rajya Sabha, 200 from the Lok Sabha and 133 belong to the allied services.
Published on Jan 09, 2022 01:54 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
Lawmakers were entitled to a special allowance amounting to 25% of the cost of their air travel to attend meetings before it was done away with in 2018.
Published on Dec 31, 2021 01:24 PM IST
PPK Ramacharyulu, now adviser in the Rajya Sabha secretariat, will prepare a road map for reforms in the functioning of its officials.
Published on Dec 30, 2021 11:58 PM IST
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar expressed condolences at the death of Mahendra Prasad, founder of Aristo Pharmaceuticals, and said his demise is a big loss to society and politics besides industry.
Updated on Dec 27, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The analysis of early adjournments showed that since the 193rd session held during July-August 2001, 32 of the 63 sessions till the just concluded winter session, ended before schedule
Updated on Dec 27, 2021 03:40 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The opposition alleged that the government had suspended 12 MPs to “manufacture” a majority in the House for quick passage of legislations.
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 04:38 AM IST
Responding to a query in a written statement in Rajya Sabha, minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai said seven people were also arrested in this regard.
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 04:39 AM IST
, New DelhiMalavika Murali
- Union minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai said another 1,152 applications for Indian citizenship are pending from Afghanistan, 161 from Bangladesh and 10 from China, among others.
Published on Dec 22, 2021 04:04 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Derek O'Brien was suspended from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday after he threw the house rule book at the Chair. Speaking to news agency ANI, Dilip Ghosh said that it was not right if a senior Member of Parliament like O'Brien gets suspended again and again.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 02:06 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
- This comes as both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned proceedings sine die today, ahead of the scheduled end of the session (on December 23).
Published on Dec 22, 2021 02:01 PM IST
- With the government completing most of its legislative agenda, there is a likelihood that Parliament could be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, the news agency reported quoting sources.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 06:35 AM IST
The suspension, however, will be in place only for a few hours as the ongoing winter session of Parliament is set to conclude on Wednesday.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 03:49 AM IST
HT Correspondent, New Delhi
Data released by the ministry showed ₹24.46 crores was released in 2020-21 and ₹368.04 crores was released in 2021-22 (so far) to vendors for setting up the oxygen plants.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 01:38 AM IST
Isha Sahai Bhatnagar, New Delhi
Government officials asserted that the Election Laws (Amendment) bill 2021 incorporates various electoral reforms which have been discussed for a long time.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 01:43 AM IST
, New DelhiDeeksha Bhardwaj
- A motion by opposition parties to send the draft legislation to a parliamentary select committee was defeated by a voice vote.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 03:10 AM IST
Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
- The TMC MP was suspended after he allegedly threw the Rajya Sabha Rule Book towards the Chair during the discussion on Election Laws (Amendment Bill) 2021 on December 21.
Published on Dec 21, 2021 06:43 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav
The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday after a brief debate and amid the demand by the opposition to refer it to a standing committee.
Published on Dec 21, 2021 04:02 PM IST
The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers to seek the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters for the purpose of establishing identity.
Published on Dec 21, 2021 11:14 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The bill was passed by Lok Sabha on December 13.
Updated on Dec 21, 2021 01:45 AM IST
, New DelhiHT Correspondent
With just three days left in the winter session and the government’s belated attempt falling through,the Rajya Sabha’s productivity is set to suffer yet again.
Updated on Dec 21, 2021 04:44 AM IST
Jaya Bachchan's remarks came when she was asked by the Chair to participate in the discussion on the 'Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
Published on Dec 20, 2021 07:50 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in the Upper House, Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday evening wrote a letter to parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi while terming the decision to invite just four parties as “unfair and unfortunate”
Updated on Dec 20, 2021 05:04 AM IST
The suspended members comprise six from the Congress, two each from the Trinamool Congress and the Shiv Sena, and one each from the CPI and the CPI(M).
Updated on Dec 19, 2021 09:23 PM IST
- Regarding the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, Joshi said an investigation was underway and the same was being supervised by the Supreme Court.
Updated on Dec 15, 2021 03:37 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
- They will march from the Gandhi statue to Vijay Chowk at 12:45pm.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 11:42 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Dehi
- The Winter Session of Parliament began on November 29 and will continue till December 23.
Updated on Dec 14, 2021 08:16 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Winter session of Parliament: Both houses resumed its proceedings at 11am today.
Updated on Dec 10, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Published on Dec 08, 2021 01:14 PM IST
Parliament winter session: CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika were among 14 passengers on board.
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 09:04 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, New Delhi