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PARLIAMENT WINTER SESSION NEWS

In echo of Article 370, Amit Shah becomes Govt face for CAB too

December 12, 2019 7:28 am

As Shah walked out, BJP MPs stood to greet him, he nodded at some, ignored others, and then shook hands with Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan before leaving.

Over Rs 15 crore raised by auctioning PM Modi’s gifts, says govt

December 11, 2019 2:22 am

Since Modi became PM in 2014, three such auctions have been conducted by the Ministry of Culture, Patel added - in February 2015, January 27-April 1, 2019, and September 14 to October 24, 2019.

1.29 lakh people declared foreigners by tribunals in Assam: MoS Home

December 11, 2019 2:20 am

MoS Home Nityanand Rai gave this information during Zero Hour in Lok Sabha. The minister also said that among the foreigners deported this year, four were Bangladeshi nationals and two were Afghans.

Amit Shah: J&K admn to decide on political leaders’ release

December 11, 2019 2:10 am

He said the decision on their release would be taken by the local administration as his government does not interfere in the affairs of states and Union Territories.

Lok Sabha passes Bill to extend reservation for SCs, STs

December 11, 2019 2:05 am

The reservation for SCs, STs and Anglo-Indians given for the past 70 years in Lok Sabha and state Assemblies was due to end on January 25, 2020.

Parliament Winter Session 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Lok Sabha passes Bill for extending SC-ST quota in legislatures

December 10, 2019 10:44 pm

Parliament Winter Session 2019 Highlights: The Constitution (126th Amendment) Bill seeks to extend the reservation for SCs and STs till January 25, 2030.

BJP MP: If there was low demand for vehicles, there would be no traffic jams

December 06, 2019 2:03 am

Ballia MP Virendra Singh ‘Mast’, who is also the head of BJP’s Kisan Morcha, made his statement while participating in a debate on crop loss and its impact on farmers.

Acquiring defence land most difficult process: Nitin Gadkari

December 06, 2019 1:52 am

Gadkari’s statement came after Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant, during Question Hour in Lok Sabha, raised a question on encroachment on the Nagpur-Kamptee highway in Maharashtra.

Poor attendance at House panel meetings, Venkaiah Naidu turns to leaders

December 06, 2019 1:50 am

The department-related standing committee on Home Affairs recorded the worst average attendance — 39 per cent.

Parliament Winter Session Highlights: Spoke 20 minutes on onion prices, but called elitist over one remark, says Sitharaman

December 05, 2019 8:07 pm

Parliament Winter Session: Responding to criticism a day after she said her family “has little to do with onions”, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the Rajya Sabha, said she was called an "elitist"

PARLIAMENT WINTER SESSION PHOTOS

In pictures: Another day of Parliament's Winter Session lost due to disruptions

January 04, 2019 6:42 am

The Lok Sabha was on Thursday adjourned for the day as members of the AIADMK and TDP continued to disrupt proceedings.

From umbrella to black dresses: See how opposition corners govt on black money in Parliament

November 27, 2014 5:07 pm

The BJP had promised to bring back black money from abroad within 100 days of coming to power.