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Seven Bills on RS agenda in last week of budget session

April 02, 2022 2:58 pm

The Bills that are proposed to be taken up by the Upper House during the last week of the current session include the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022, relating to Tripura as passed by Lok Sabha, and the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2022, passed by Lok Sabha earlier this week.

House Panel seeks non-lapsable fund for defence, flags low R&D spending

March 17, 2022 1:24 am

In one of its reports submitted Wednesday, the panel said a draft Cabinet note for the constitution of such a fund is under consideration.

In speeches, PM called for ‘quality debates’; in House, Govt pushed 15 Bills in under 10 mins last session

November 30, 2021 6:21 am

Just a few hours before the Bill was passed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the government was willing to discuss all issues with an “open mind” and ready to answer all questions — a statement he has often repeated, advocating debate and discussions in Parliament.

Winter Session begins today: Government to push for farm laws repeal today, Opposition demands MSP statute

November 29, 2021 7:26 am

All the parties asked the government to give a legal guarantee on the MSP for farmers. Trinamool Congress (TMC) and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) asked the government not to disinvest the profit-making public sector companies.

How the government is failing Parliament

August 30, 2021 5:53 pm

By refusing to engage the Opposition in the House and by rushing important legislations without scrutiny, the BJP is subverting the institution

What Indian lawmaking needs: More scrutiny, less speed

August 25, 2021 7:40 am

Chakshu Roy writes: All bills should go through pre-legislative scrutiny to iron out issues and build broad consensus before being brought to Parliament.

Chair not as neutral as it should be; BJP's 'two gentlemen' will lock down Parliament if they have their way: Chidambaram

August 13, 2021 9:29 pm

Chidambaram also questioned the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah from debates during the session

Pegasus issue rocks Parliament yet again; Bill to restore states’ rights on OBC list tabled

August 09, 2021 8:36 pm

As the House met, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu lauded India’s “medal winners and gritty losers in close finishes” at the Tokyo Olympics.

Citizenship under CAA only after issuance of rules; no more amendments in law proposed

August 04, 2021 3:57 pm

"The Committees on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been requested to grant further extension of time up to January 9, 2022 to frame the rules under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019," Rai said.

Electricity Amendment Bill: Power sector employees, engineers to hold 4-day 'Satyagrah' from Aug 3

August 02, 2021 1:11 pm

Many provisions of Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021, are anti-people and anti-employee and if enacted it will have far reaching adverse consequences, AIPEF Chairman Shailendra Dubey said.


Day 16 in Parliament: Protests in both Houses, outside too

March 27, 2018 5:15 pm

The Parliament has adjourned for the day over a huge uproar for taking up the no-confidence motion moved by the opposition parties. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has maintained that even though she was “duty-bound” to take up the notice, she could not move forward and count the number of people backing the notice because the House was not in order

Parliament Winter Session begins, Narendra Modi government ready to face heat

November 24, 2014 9:04 pm

Narendra Modi government's first Parliament winter session began today.