While Jaitley mentioned the central government will commission railways lines of 3,500 kms this year, and even stressed on tiny details like certain trains would be dedicated for religious tourism — there was no mention on how safety of women in these railways would be improved or looked into
The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we’ve sent to represent us in Parliament
Singh had announced his resignation in protest against the “injustice” meted out to the people of Punjab following the November 10 Supreme Court verdict on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal water.
The election process to the Rajya Sabha is highly predictable. In most states, parties know how many of their own nominees can be elected.
The Lok Sabha Secretariat cited security reasons to purchase the luxury sedan
No business left, Lower House adjourned sine die two days early.
Piloting the bill, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government was trying to deal with the problem of security of airports through a mix of technology and manpower.
It all began with the use of an objectionable word by BJP’s Sanjay Jaiswal during Zero Hour on the working of the Medical Council of India (MCI).
Congress members walked out of the lower house after their leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that the government could have waited till Tuesday for the trial of strength for the Harish Rawat government.
Last week, Somaiya had attacked the Congress leadership in Parliament over the VVIP chopper scam.
The public would have benefited from knowing what the representatives of the people have to say on the drought situation as it has unfolded in their areas.
Opposition members demanded increase in jobs under MGNREGA, and waiver of school fees and farm loans. As many as 10 states are reeling under drought, with Maharashtra and Telangana severely affected.
The passage of the Finance Bill will allow formation of the six-member monetary policy committee, which will include the RBI Governor and three government nominees.
A debtor could be jailed for up to five years for concealing property or defrauding creditors under the new law. Bankrupt individuals would be barred from contesting elections.
Raju was responding to a demand by a BJP member that they be given a “little priority” at airports.