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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020

Rajya sabha

Dec 14, 2019 23:28
Splinter groups to meet likeminded, disgruntled Akali leaders to restore lost glory of party read more
Dec 14, 2019 21:38
The US government has not endorsed a call issued last week by an autonomous body — the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) — for sanctioning Indian leadership responsible for the legislation, if it was also passed in the Rajya Sabha.... read more
Dec 14, 2019 19:00
The Shiv Sena’s criticism comes just two days after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured the Rajya Sabha that the Centre will honour its commitment over payment of GST compensation to states. The minister, however, did not specify by when... read more
Dec 14, 2019 18:07
Those who make and enforce the law must understand it, not just in letter but also in spirit. By their foolish outbursts, Bachchan, Reddy, Mayawati, Yadav and Lobo have not only embarrassed themselves but worried their countrymen read more
Dec 13, 2019 23:35
The session (it was also the historic 250th one of the Rajya Sabha), set new records and discussed raging issues including the economic situation, air pollution and data privacy. The Lok Sabha, for the first time since 1972, got all 20 questions orally... read more
Dec 13, 2019 12:53
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s youth wing staged a protest against citizenship law in the busy Saidapet area of the Tamil Nadu capital in the morning leading to a traffic jam in the area. read more
Dec 13, 2019 12:01
The session, coinciding with the historic 250th session of the Rajya Sabha, also saw the Lok Sabha working overtime. read more
Dec 13, 2019 11:48
Rahul Gandhi had launched a scathing attack on Narendra Modi over the rising crimes against women across the country as he raised the rape of a girl by Kuldeep Sengar, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s former legislator in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao. read more
Dec 13, 2019 10:13
While Amit Shah was a long-time minister in the Gujarat government, he entered Parliament via the Rajya Sabha only in the final lap of Modi’s first term in 2017. BJP leaders often acknowledge that there were only two gaps in the home minister’s political... read more
Dec 13, 2019 00:58
CAB, cleared by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, paves the way for immigrants of faiths others than Islam from three neighbouring countries to gain Indian citizenship. read more
Dec 13, 2019 00:38
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and by Lok Sabha on Monday. read more
Dec 12, 2019 22:59
The state worst-hit by the violence, and the subsequent lockdown, was Assam, triggering comparisons with Kashmir by some opposition political parties who have criticised the new law as “discriminatory” and “unconstitutional”. read more
Dec 12, 2019 20:44
Introducing the Bill, Prasad had said there were positive mandate in the Constitution for the SCs and the STs, but in case of the Anglo-Indians it was a presidential nomination. “It’s a power of nomination,” he said. read more
Dec 12, 2019 12:25
The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed on December 11 in the Rajya Sabha and on December 9 in the Lok Sabha. read more