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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Winter Session of Parliament


Parliament winter session: PM Modi says open to discussion on all issues; Opposition demands Farooq Abdullah's presence

November 17, 2019 5:59 pm

The Parliament winter session, which will begin on November 18 and conclude on December 13, is expected to be stormy as the Opposition would look to croner the government on the economic slowdown and unemployment, along with the situation in Kashmir and Delhi pollution.

Arunachal convenes cabinet meet on Monday to discuss Citizenship Amendment Bill

November 16, 2019 8:35 pm

Khandu, participating in the National Press Day celebrations here, said the special cabinet meeting will deliberate on the recommendations of the Consultative Committee on CAB set up by the state government.

Opposition questions haste, stops short of stalling quota Bill

January 09, 2019 2:02 am

BJP ally and Union minister Anupriya Patel of the Apna Dal lent her voice to the Opposition demand for proportional reservation for OBCs, as well as B Mahtab’s doubts regarding administration of economic criteria.

Lok Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill, minister says 1986 law needs change

December 21, 2018 2:54 am

The Bill will now go to Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage. Once adopted, it will replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

Karnataka MPs unite against Tamil Nadu counterparts in Lok Sabha over Mekedatu

December 21, 2018 2:50 am

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House after the legislators were joined by TDP MPs seeking special assistance for Andhra Pradesh’s new capital and Congress lawmakers raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal.

Transgender Persons Bill: In Rajya Sabha, Opposition likely to demand scrutiny by Select Committee

December 19, 2018 1:08 am

In the Lok Sabha, the Bill was passed with 27 amendments introduced by the government. All the amendments moved by Opposition members were rejected.

PAC wants fimmakers to self-certify movies while applying to CBFC

December 19, 2018 3:14 am

The PAC has recommended that if CBFC does not agree with the certification that has been asked for by the filmmaker, it can be referred to a “Film Certification Jury”.

Opposition chalks out strategy in House: corner govt on four issues

December 14, 2018 5:03 am

The parties, including Congress, Trinamool Congress, Left parties and SP, also agreed that while the Opposition wants both Houses to function, it is the government that is engineering disruptions.

Future will remember us for new economic history: Govt

January 05, 2018 5:56 am

After Opposition attack, Jaitley defends noteban, GST and recapitalisation

Triple talaq Bill: Rajya Sabha business halts amid Opposition demand for select committee referral

January 05, 2018 5:50 am

Deputy chairman P J Kurien noted the amendment had been accepted by chairman Venkaiah Naidu, once a motion for an amendment has been moved it becomes “a property of the House” and he cannot either withdraw the motion or amend it.