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.
As per information furnished by the CIC, the number of appeals and complaints disposed of by the commission in
2015-16 is 28,188 as against 20,181 in 2014-15
In her written response, the minister said the ongoing review and reform, as necessary, of government policy and procedure is inherent to public policy.
Raising the issue during zero hour, Thakur claimed the book, written by Bipan Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, described Rahul Gandhi as a “charismatic leader”.