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In a House divided, Speaker OM Birla emerges with praise from both sides

A big pat on the back for Birla came on the floor of the House when Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, leader of main opposition Congress, lauded him for “listening to the Opposition.”

Parliament session ends on bright note, record sittings

Thirty-two Bills were cleared in 35 sittings in the first session of 17th Lok Sabha.

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Most productive session since 1952, says Lok Sabha Speaker

He was speaking before adjourning the House sine die. The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha, which began on June 17, was to conclude on July 26, but it was extended till August 7.

Bill to empower transgender persons gets Lok Sabha nod

MoS for Social Justice Ratanlal Kataria said the Bill makes provision for establishing a national authority for safeguarding rights of transgender persons.

Transgender Persons bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Bill 2019 was passed by a voice vote amid noisy protests by some opposition parties over Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury not being allowed to speak on his adjournment notice.

Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman Harivansh calls for solutions to resolve MPLADS issues

The MPLADS scheme was launched during the Narasimha Rao Government in 1993, ostensibly to provide funds for developmental works recommended by individual MPs.

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Explained: How Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill save common investors

In essence, all deposit schemes, with or without interest, except those regulated by the government, have been banned by the bill.

Parliament HIGHLIGHTS: Lok Sabha passes Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill; both Houses adjourned

Parliament Session 2019 India Today HIGHLIGHTS: Rajya Sabha passes the POCSO (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

Venkaiah Naidu seeks support of all parties for smooth functioning of Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha has barely transacted any business in the last several sessions, with the opposition and treasury benches routinely disrupting proceedings.

Monsoon Session: President's address hollow, repeat of PM’s remarks, says Congress

The party said the President did not mention issues like farmer distress, economic slowdown and unemployment, which are ailing the country.

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

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

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

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