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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Parliament Monsoon Session


On last working day, M Venkaiah Naidu urges: Maintain dignity, decency and House decorum

August 09, 2022 2:36 am

A champion of the mother tongue and Indian languages, Naidu said he started the process to ensure all speeches and proceedings of Parliament be made available in all languages as a matter of process.

Compulsory voting not practical in India: MoS Law and Justice S P Singh Baghel

August 05, 2022 10:38 pm

In its March 2015 report on electoral reforms, the Law Commission had opposed the idea of compulsory voting, saying it was not practical to implement.

Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights: MBBS seats doubled from 51,000 to one lakh in 8 years, says Health Minister in RS

August 07, 2022 8:03 am

Parliament Monsoon Session Highlights, August 5, 2022: Mandaviya was replying after the discussion on the private bill 'The Right to Health Bill, 2021' was completed.

Explained: Why the Govt has withdrawn the Personal Data Protection Bill, and what happens now

August 06, 2022 8:46 am

The Govt says that given the large number of amendments that have been proposed, a comprehensive legal framework is needed for the issues under consideration. A revised Bill could be tabled in Parliament in the Winter Session.

Expunge Nirmala Sitharaman's and Piyush Goyal's remarks on Sonia: Congress to Rajya Sabha chair

July 29, 2022 5:35 pm

In a letter to M Venkaiah Naidu, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge cites a convention that bars Rajya Sabha members from making critical remarks about the Lok Sabha or its members.

Arun Sagar, BJP MP who talked of irregularities in govt scheme in UP a Dalit, ex-BSP leader

July 28, 2022 5:57 pm

Arun Sagar is a former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, who was fielded by the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Shahjahanpur by denying ticket to the then Union minister and sitting MP, Krishna Raj.

Guarantee no protests at Well, will consider revoking 4 Congress MPs’ suspension: Govt to Opposition

July 28, 2022 4:57 am

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said the government was also ready to hold a debate on price rise as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had returned to work after recovering from Covid-19.

Hashtag Politics | 'Only air remains to be taxed’: Oppn, govt wrangle over GST on daily use items

July 22, 2022 8:46 pm

Protests have roiled Parliament, Centre says Oppn-ruled states agreed with the decision to tax pre-packed essential items

Govt: 94 YouTube channels, 19 social media accounts blocked in 2021-22

July 22, 2022 2:30 am

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, while responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, said these actions had been taken under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

5 Questions: Opposition does not want any discussion in Parliament, says Sanjay Jaiswal

July 21, 2022 12:56 am

"The Opposition does not want any discussion in Parliament. The last time also, they put a short duration discussion on price rise, but they boycotted it. They know they are at fault. They just want to get the limelight by staging protests," says Sanjay Jaiswal.


Farm Bills protest: Rail roko agitation starts in Punjab, train services suspended

September 24, 2020 9:09 pm

Farmers in Punjab began their "rail roko" protest against farm Bills on Thursday, as the Railways suspended several trains to avoid any untoward incident.

Protests against farm Bills in various parts of the country

September 23, 2020 10:58 am

Agitations against the contentious farm Bills intensified Tuesday, even as Parliament continued to witness disruptions over them.

Masks, shields: Parliament meets under Covid shadow

September 15, 2020 6:27 pm

The Monsoon session of Parliament commenced on Monday amid extensive COVID-19 precautions.

Farmers to students: 9 pictures of protests from across India

September 14, 2020 9:06 pm

Protests erupted in several states Monday over the farm ordinances promulgated by the Centre.

Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today amid Covid-19 protocols

September 14, 2020 3:47 pm

After a considerable delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 18-day monsoon session in Lok Sabha kicked off on Monday at 9 am. Minutes later, it was adjourned for an hour over the demise of former president Pranab Mukherjee.