This elicited loud protests from Congress MPs, forcing deputy chairman P J Kurien to adjourn the House for five minutes.
The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill had been moved by BJD member Baijayant Panda.
On Friday, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, who had moved the amendment, introduced a private member’s bill in the Upper House to amend the Constitution.
He also sought a short discussion on media reports that money was allegedly paid to middlemen for managing Indian journalists to produce favourable reports for the deal.
The House resumed in the afternoon five minutes late at 2.35 pm due to lack of quorum. Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said the delay was because of “no quorum”.
Jaitley assured that the government is taking action and has already served notice on some named in the Panama Papers leaks on tax evasion and of stashing money overseas.
During Zero Hour on Friday, BJP MP Udit Raj raised the issue of MPs ‘losing their influence’. He talks to Avishek G Dastidar about what prompted him to raise the issue
Members from the BJP, Congress, Shiv Sena and other smaller parties said the exam on May 1, being held as the first phase of NEET, would leave aspirants with almost no time to prepare.
“We passed our order after hearing all the parties. We will not examine this again now. Let the exams continue,” a bench led by Justice Anil R Dave told Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand.
The affidavit, filed in March 2011, mentioned that the building had been constructed “without prior approval under CRZ notification”.
Army and the Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday night launched an operation after receiving a tip-off about the presence of militants in the village.
Chief Promoter RC Thakur said the society was not illegal and had received the requisite clearances.
Ex-CM Ashok Chavan, who now heads the state Cong, is an accused in the case.
Based on CCTV footage, police identified the troublemakers, some of them former students, who had set the Proctor’s office and the Dean Students’ Welfare (DSW) office on fire.
The Milan Appellate court’s judgement of April 7 — which convicted the former CEOs of Finmecannica and AgustaWestland for corruption and fraud — reproduces, a joint affidavit on stamp paper ostensibly written by both Haschke and Christian Michel.
The issue came to light with the death of two children on Thursday. “Fifteen children, were admitted to the hospital on April 21.
Mercury has been rising alarmingly in Kerala, with Malampuzha in Palakkad district recording 41.9 degree Celsius two days back. This was the highest temperature recorded in the state in recent years.
Pargat has been opposed to the project, which was to be located in Jamsher village in his constituency, from the moment it was proposed.
The Bombay High Court also ordered an inquiry against politicians, ministers and officers who were involved in the scam.
The accused will be facing trial for criminal conspiracy and under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act
The government also termed attempts to link NSA Ajit Doval and Principal Secretary to PM Nripendra Mishra to one of the accused as “totally baseless assertion and indicative of malicious intent”.
Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu also directed the Prime Minister’s Office to provide “specific number and year” of the degrees of Prime Minister to his alma mater– Delhi University and Gujarat University– to make it easy for them to locate these records.
DU Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi clarified that “only the sale and distribution” of the book had been stopped, and that the move had “nothing to do with introducing changes in the curriculum of the history department”.
Mallya said he was in “forced exile” and had no plans to leave Britain.
Kamboj, son of Shiv Sena North president Vinay Jalandhari, was reportedly attacked by two bike-borne assailants on February 16 near Shiv Jyoti Park, where he was going to fetch his children from school.
The announcement comes amid ongoing protests for reservations in jobs by the members of Patel community.
The court upheld the argument of the public prosecutor that witnesses might be threatened if Shenoy is granted anticipatory bail.
On October 31, last year, Akhilesh inducted Ramoowalia as a cabinet minister. Ramoo-walia, who had then resigned from SAD a few hours before taking oath as a minister.
Sadique’s election had been set aside by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in April 2015 after it was challenged by SAD-BJP candidate Darbara Singh Guru.
This comes on a day when Yadav and eight of his associates were sent to jail.
In a five-page reply filed before special judge S J Raje, Inspector Vishwas Kumar Meena stated, “Allowing the applicant to remain away for such a long period may delay the trial which would also hamper the case of the prosecution.”
The file, which relates to a communication before the Third International Netaji Seminar to be held in January 1979 in Kolkata, reveal that despite invitations from India, the Pakistan government did not let the two soldiers visit India for the second seminar.
Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and K V Vishwanathan appeared on behalf of the Rungtas, who have been convicted for criminal conspiracy and cheating by a special CBI court and sentenced to four years of rigorous imprisonment.
The prestigious award will be conferred on Singh by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on May 10 followed by an audience with Emperor Akihito.
Accompanied by IIT Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao, Irani went to the Kailash Hostel (for girls) and Shivalik Hostel (for boys). Both were found to be facing infrastructural shortages.
The documents consist of five files each from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Home Ministry, and 15 files from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) pertaining to the period between 1956 and 2009.