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Lucknow: Ahead of paperless Budget session, legislators asked to buy iPads

February 06, 2021 8:01 am

Assembly sources said the state government spends about Rs 50 crore on printing and purchase of paper each year.

Thai Cabinet approves Parliament session to debate protests

October 20, 2020 5:36 pm

Parliament in September made its first attempt at dealing with one of the protesters' demands when it was scheduled to vote on six proposed constitutional amendments. But the vote was canceled at the last minute as Parliament voted instead to set up a committee to further consider such proposals.

Amid row over farm bills, Centre hikes support prices for wheat, five other rabi crops

September 21, 2020 7:58 pm

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was announced by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha.

Parliament Session Day 7: Rajya Sabha uproar over farm bills, Oppn targets govt over Covid handling; more

September 20, 2020 11:11 pm

Here are the top developments of Parliament proceedings on Day 7.

No restrictions on movement of individuals in J&K: govt

September 20, 2020 8:38 pm

Reddy said there are no restrictions on movement of any individual, including the protectees of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Parliament Session Day 5: Sitharaman on GST, uproar over Anurag Thakur's remarks on Nehru-Gandhi family; and more

September 19, 2020 12:05 am

Parliament Day 5: Here are the top developments of the proceedings of Parliament on Day 5.

Parliament Session Day 4: Lok Sabha passes two contentious farm bills, Rajnath's speech in Rajya Sabha; and more

September 17, 2020 10:54 pm

Parliament Session Day 4: Here are the top developments from the Parliament today

Parliament Session Day 1: Harsh Vardhan speaks on Covid-19 situation; govt introduces three farm sector bills

September 14, 2020 9:33 pm

Parliament Session Day 1: Meeting for the first time since proceedings were halted on March 23, just two days before the nation-wide lockdown was imposed, both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha maintained certain Covid-19 protocols.

Amid Covid, Parliament session tomorrow; Oppn seeks to corner govt over economy, border row

September 13, 2020 8:38 pm

Starting September 14, both the houses will function without breaks, including on Saturdays and Sundays, till October 1.

Democracy in question: If questions are disallowed in Parliament, more will be asked outside it

September 11, 2020 10:14 am

Salman Khurshid writes: National parliaments do not dispense with questions even at the time of war. If questions are disallowed in Parliament, many more will be asked outside it. If the questions can lead to greater unity of national purpose, the government will do itself and the nation a great injustice by attempting to stifle them.


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.