Though the bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in March, 2012, it had undergone changes in the Rajya Sabha following protests by the judiciary and jurists who had questioned some of its provisions.
Has our generation lost the conviction to question what we stand for anymore? Are we wasting precious time on myopic dramas in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha?
In the absence of Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, party chief whip Jyotiraditya Scindia rose to speak asking Speaker to consider their notice.
This is in line with the Prime Minister’s ‘Make in India’ drive, he said, adding that such vehicles will be commercialised and the patents have been registered.
As Congress members continued protesting, Mahajan adjourned the House for 25 minutes.
Petroleum products should be included under the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, even as a final decision would be taken when the state governments come on board on it, the petroleum ministry said on Monday. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said a combined 52 per cent tax […]
The third week of the Winter session of Parliament is likely to see the NDA government push for passage of key legislation including the GST Bill.
A thin attendance is a usual phenomenon on Fridays, particularly post lunch when private bills are taken up. Most members tend to leave for their constituencies ahead of the weekend.
The most remarkable thing about the intolerance debate is that it happened in Parliament. But some cues can be salvaged.
Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said the downpour in Tamil Nadu and parts of Andhra Pradesh was forecast 72 hours in advance.
Till the last session, the government had aggressively played up the “time wasted” because of the Opposition’s demand for the resignation of Union minister Sushma Swaraj and two BJP CMs.
Rajnath Singh’s Constitution day speech trivialised the fight for gender justice and against caste hierarchies.
Our democracy, in the last 70 years, has been built on the idea that a nation may celebrate differences of caste, creed, conviction, colour, culture, cuisine, costume and custom, and still rally around a democratic consensus.
In her speech, Sule said the only solution possible to end intolerance in the country is for the top leadership of the BJP to restrain their own MPs and Ministers from making controversial remarks.
NCP leader Supriya Sule urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to tell the BJP members to think before commenting on any issue particularly related to intolerance.