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What is The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill 2017?

What is Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill 2017? What are its new provisions?

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill also notifies the period of maternity leave as part of continuous service and proposes to empower the central government to notify the gratuity ceiling from time to time without amending the law.

Parliament highlights: Both Houses adjourned, no-confidence motion not taken up

Parliament session highlights: The motions given by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSR Congress against the Narendra Modi-led NDA government stand pending in Lok Sabha since March 16.

Protests continue: House logjam continues for 13th day

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said that she could not carry out a headcount of 50 members supporting the move, a prerequisite for taking up the notices for the trust vote. She later adjourned the House for the day.

Parliament session highlights: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day; no-confidence motion stands pending

Parliament session highlights: Both the Houses have not transacted any substantial business since March 5 when the second half of the Budget session of Parliament resumed.

In Parliament: Opposition blames govt as logjam enters 12th day

In Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she cannot take up the no-confidence motion against the government since the House was not in order.

Parliament highlights: Both Houses adjourned for the day; no-trust motion not taken up in Lok Sabha

Parliament highlights: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned without transacting any business on Tuesday. The three no-confidence motions against the Narendra Modi-led NDA government were not moved in the Lok Sabha. 

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No-confidence motion in Lok Sabha: Speaker says no order, trust vote motion not taken up

Minister says govt ready for no-confidence motion, blames oppn for ruckus

No-confidence motions against Modi govt not taken up amid protests, sloganeering in Parliament

The motions were supposed to be taken up after the Question Hour, but members from the Opposition parties trooped into the Well of the house carrying placards and raising slogans.

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Finance Bill: Lok Sabha passes amendment to stonewall scrutiny of foreign poll funding

The retrospective amendment will help BJP and Congress escape the fallout of a 2014 Delhi High Court judgement that held both guilty of violating the FCRA.

Now playing in courts, trials and tribulations of Arvind Kejriwal

Three weeks left but Finance Bill passed without discussion

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved 21 amendments to the Finance Bill, which contains taxation proposals for 2018-19. The Appropriation Bill details plans on how government ministries and departments would spend their money this fiscal.

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Finance Bill passed without discussion, Congress calls it a ‘black day for democracy’

The Congress called the passage of the Finance Bill as a “black day for democracy”. “The government passed the most important Bill by throttling democracy amid chaos, without any discussion, or debate or exchange of ideas,” said Jyotiraditya Scindia.

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Finance Bill passed in Lok Sabha amid protest by Opposition

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar had said that the government has been making efforts to run the House for the past one-and-a-half week and is ready to discuss any issue, but the proceedings remained disrupted

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House till 12 noon

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted again

Amid the bedlam, Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House for nearly one hour till 12 noon. The House has been witnessing frequent disruptions since March 5, when the second leg of the Budget Session of Parliament began

Sixth straight day of washout in Lok Sabha

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan first adjourned the House immediately after the Question Hour started as the TRS, TDP, AIADMK and YSR Congress members stormed the Well carrying placards and raised slogans in support of their demands

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Lok Sabha proceedings washed out for the fifth consecutive day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for around 50 minutes on Friday morning, as various parties protested over a number of issues, including PNB scam and special status for Andhra Pradesh.