The opposition relented, with Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad starting the discussion.
Congress leaders stormed the well as soon Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy laid a copy of the re-promulgated land ordinance.
Over 20 states have already submitted elaborate programme implementation plan but there is no money to be disbursed.
Around 1,500 new paediatricians graduate from medical colleges every year but many are believed to leave for foreign shores.
The minister conceded that during the first few trips to Kerala and Telangana in January, he witnessed among people mistrust for the government.
Relationship between beedi trade and politics is as old as the business itself in India —dating back to 1910.
MP made Rs 305 cr from tendu last yr, justifies beedi as ‘income for poor’.
It will be responsible for the plan’s implementation by both public and private service providers.
The demand to amend the JJ Act has been hanging fire for many years now.
The proposal is expected to be taken up by the Cabinet in its meeting on Tuesday evening.
Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.
Three BJP MPs, who were on the parliamentary panel that recommended keeping bigger warnings on hold, voiced their dissent, saying that bigger warnings were, in fact, required.
Tomar, in her letter to PM, spoke about her journey from a healthy person to a 28-year-old ravaged by mouth cancer.
Gupta said that the push for 85 per cent pictorial warnings on packaging for tobacco products is an American conspiracy.
Two days before she died, she wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about her dismay at BJP MP Dilip Gandhi's statement.
On March 24, Gujarat BJP MP Dilip Gandhi said that no Indian study has established that tobacco causes cancer.
Tomar replaced the emaciated Mukesh Harane as the face of the battle against tobacco last August.
Supriya Sule discusses government’s attitude to tobacco with Abantika Ghosh
States will have to contribute half the money to keep some centrally sponsored schemes running.
At present resident doctors often forced to do back-to-back shifts, sometimes clocking up to 36 hours without a break.
The October notification is supposed to come into effect from April 1.
Using 2013 figures, the Atlas estimates that about 23.2 per cent of adult males in India smoke.
BJP MP writes to Nadda against enforcing the move for bigger pictorial warnings on cigarettes.
Dr Murthy, who assumed office less than three months ago, told The Indian Express that India could internalise some of the public outreach strategies of the US government.
When DMK MP Kanimozhi objected to his remark, he justified the statement saying there was no harm in some non-serious discussion.
Rajya Sabha: Bill raising FDI cap from 26% to 49% passed
Meanwhile, the Environment Ministry Wednesday cleared 38 projects in Bengal.
The TMC has announced it is shifting its former general secretary and leader of the party to the backbench in the Rajya Sabha.
Banerjee also met UD minister Venkaiah Naidu, railways minister Suresh Prabhu and finance minister Arun Jaitley while she was in Parliament.
Both Houses will witness stormy scenes over the release of Hurriyat hardliner when Parliament reconvenes after a Holi break.
While campaigning for the same elections, Trinamool MP Tapas Paul had threatened supporters of rival parties with rape.
Mamata is scheduled to meet the PM Wednesday for seeking a financial package for the state.
The opposition parties will also meet at 12 pm Tuesday to decide on whether to move amendments to the President’s address.
Rajya Sabha : MoS tries to blunt Oppn attack over Mufti’s comments.
The total allocation to the health sector was Rs 33,152 crore, a jump of 10 per cent from last year.
Was a part of Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla’s written reply to a Rajya Sabha question in July last year.