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Haryana not to charge tuition fee from post-graduation girl students

March 22, 2021 10:35 pm

An official spokesperson said Monday that a letter has been forwarded to principals of all government and government-aided colleges in this regard.

Parliament to reconvene from Monday for second part of Budget Session

March 07, 2021 3:25 pm

The main focus of the government in the second part of the session is to get various demands for grants for the year 2021-22 passed along with the Finance Bill which carries various tax proposals.

Himachal's revenue likely to fall by Rs 3k crore this fiscal: Chief Minister

March 03, 2021 12:53 am

Under the Himachal Pradesh Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Rules, Thakur tabled a review of receipts and expenditure for 2020-21, which said that the latest estimates for state's revenue receipts during the year are Rs 3,000.94 crore less than the budget estimates.

Himachal Speaker mulls FIR against Congress MLAs for 'manhandling' Governor

February 26, 2021 6:48 pm

The Speaker told PTI that this is for the first time in the history of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly that the Governor was manhandled by Opposition members.

Fear of rising Covid-19 cases: State likely to wrap up Budget session within 2 weeks

February 18, 2021 10:43 pm

Sources said the supplementary grants, the governor’s speech and discussion on these may take place in the first week of the session, while the Budget will be presented on March 8.

February 17, 1981, Forty Years Ago: President’s address

February 16, 2021 11:07 pm

Inaugurating the budget session of Parliament, the President asked all sections of the community to “exercise restraint in demanding higher incomes and prices”.

Budget Session: Maharashtra departments told to submit proposals only for mandatory expenditure in supplementary demands

February 12, 2021 11:07 pm

The budget session of the state legislature will start from March 1.

Farewell notes from J&K MPs: From poetry for Pandits to statehood appeal

February 10, 2021 8:00 am

While Congress’s Azad shared his experiences as a college student in Kashmir and hoped for the end of militancy, PDP MPs Nazir Ahmad Laway and Mir Mohammad Fayaz asked for restoration of statehood — with the latter praising the Centre’s Ujjwala scheme.

Oppn raises farm protests in LS; Farooq says bid to ‘buy’ DDC members in J&K

February 10, 2021 2:11 am

Abdullah said there have been attempts in Jammu and Kashmir to “buy” the members after the elections. “There has to be a law to prevent such actions,” he said.

Bengal polls shadow looms over debate as Lok Sabha logjam ends

February 09, 2021 2:36 am

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury also accused the BJP of a conspiracy behind the January 26 violence at the Red Fort to sabotage the farmers’ movement and alleged that the Central government has declared a war against Muslims and the farmers.


Budget Session 2018: Amit Shah slams Congress for calling GST Gabbar Singh Tax

February 05, 2018 5:39 pm

In his maiden speech in Rajya Sabha, BJP President Amit Shah attacked Congress for naming GST as Gabbar Singh Tax and applauded his government for the Namo healthcare scheme and Triple Talaq bill. Meanwhile, Opposition Leader Ghulam Nabi Azad targets BJP for the recent incidents of rape in Haryana and Amit Shah's son's Jay sudden gain in income

Parliament session begins on a stormy note

April 25, 2016 6:49 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flanked by Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, MoSes Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Jitendra Singh and Rajiv Pratap Rudy arrive to address media on the first day of the second part of budget session at Parliament House in New Delhi.

President takes buggi to kick off Budget session

February 23, 2015 6:48 pm

"My Government will constantly endeavour for smooth conduct of legislative business and enactment of progressive laws in the Parliament which reflects the will and aspirations of the people," President Mukherjee said in his address.

Today in pics: Budget Session begins amid protest over price rise

July 07, 2014 7:05 pm

The protest was against hike in rail fares, food prices and other essential commodities.


Irani slams Rahul Gandhi over Rohith Vemula case

February 24, 2016 4:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Accusing the main opposition of practicing "political opportunism" Union Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday sought to know as to where was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi when more than 600 students died during the Telangana movement. Irani said "Today I am being accused of discrimination. One student dies and there is political battle over it. In my 20 months as minister, I have served my country, people without any prejudice. I did my duty, and I won't apologise for it," said Irani in response to Vemula's suicide in Parliament's Budget Session. She added "I have been accused that with which authority, do I to write letters Universities? Just because I contested from Amethi, you would crucify me."

Raising 'anti-national' slogans is not Freedom of Speech: Amit Shah

February 24, 2016 12:43 pm

Bahraich (UP), Feb 24 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday attacked the Congress for disrupting the Budget session over JNU row. He said the party should stop supporting 'anti-national' activities in the name of freedom of speech. Shah further asked the political parties sitting in Parliament that people who raise slogans like 'Bharat tere tukre honge', is freedom of speech or an act of sedition?

Treasury benches scared of what I will speak in Parliament: Rahul

February 24, 2016 7:57 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Reaching the Parliament to attend the ongoing Budget Session, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he will raise the JNU issue in the Parliament but the treasury benches are scared of what he will speak and won’ t let him speak. Speaking to reporters, Rahul said that the government said they are open to a discussion but they will not let him speak as they are “scared” of him. Gandhi had yesterday accused the Modi government and RSS of crushing voices of dissent of college and university students across the country.

PM Modi welcomes positive criticism ahead of Budget Session

February 23, 2016 8:29 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Addressing the media ahead of the Budget Session on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said all parties have assured for smooth functioning of the session, adding that the positive criticism would make it a success. The first phase of the Budget Session will come to an end on March 16 and the second phase will begin from 25 April and conclude on 13 May.

Budget Session: President Mukherjee leaves for Parliament

February 23, 2016 6:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday left his official residence to attend the Budget Session. Mukherjee will address both Houses on his government's plans, policies and vision for the year ahead. The Budget Session of Parliament is commencing today and is expected to have a stormy start over a host of issues, including the JNU row, Rohith Vemula suicide case and Pathankot terror attack.

PM Modi calls all-party meet to discuss Budget Session

February 16, 2016 4:57 am

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called an all-party meet of the leaders of Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha to discuss upcoming budget session. The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on February 23. The Rail Budget will be presented on February 25 and the Economic survey on February 26. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget for 2016-17 on February 29.

Opposition boycotts budget session in Kerala Assembly

February 12, 2016 7:14 am

Trivandrum, Feb 12 (ANI): Protests broke out inside the Kerala Assembly while Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the interim budget on Friday. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) protested inside and outside the Kerala Assembly against the Kerala Government, saying the interim budget was leaked. The LDF members holding banners and placards raised slogans against Chandy. Thereafter, the LDF members marched out of the House and boycotted the budget session.

Govt. to prepone Budget Session if Congress supports GST: Naidu

January 17, 2016 12:00 pm

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that he suggested Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of advancing the Budget Session if the Congress supports Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. He added that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had earlier discussed three conditions put by the Congress regarding GST with the party leaders.