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Monsoon session of Parliament

Parliament's monsoon session adjourned sine die over COVID threat

The truncated session’s highlight was passage of the controversial farm bills, that triggered farmers’ agitations across India

24 Sep 2020 12:03 PM

Parliament passes FCRA Bill making Aadhar mandatory for NGOs

Amid Opposition boycott of proceedings over suspension of eight MPs, Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the bill.

23 Sep 2020 1:57 PM

After Opposition boycott, Rajya Sabha passes seven major bills in under four hours

The sitting of the Rajya Sabha was extended by just over an hour beyond the scheduled time to allow the passage of the bills.

22 Sep 2020 4:43 PM

Lok Sabha clears FCRA Bill that makes Aadhaar must to register NGOs

The Bill was passed amid concerns raised by Opposition MPs about possible witch hunting.

22 Sep 2020 11:56 AM

As corona continues to haunt India, Rajya Sabha passes amendments to insolvency law

the government decided to suspend the provisions starting from March 25 for six months by promulgating an ordinance in June

19 Sep 2020 10:44 PM

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Centre may allow companies with over 300 workers to fire staff without its nod

The proposal, which was the bone of contention between the ministry and trade unions, is part of the Industrial Relation Code Bill 2020.

19 Sep 2020 8:55 PM

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Parliament Session likely to be curtailed

Most political parties favour curtailment of the session

19 Sep 2020 7:23 PM

Corona pandemic impacted fight against TB, claims Rajya Sabha MP Alphons

COVID-19 and the resultant socio-economic issues due to the lockdown became a major point of discussion in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday.

19 Sep 2020 2:15 PM

Sitharaman assures Lok Sabha: Centre not reneging from responsibility on GST payment

Sitharaman also accused the Opposition of trying to twist her 'Act of God' remark.

19 Sep 2020 10:23 AM

Centre says it spent no money on 'Howdy Modi' event at Houston last year

Specifically asked whether the government incurred any financial expenses for the event or funded its organisers, Muraleedharan said

17 Sep 2020 10:33 PM

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In Rajya Sabha, Opposition blames Centre for sleeping on corona watch

Members of the Upper House were participating in a discussion on 'COVID-19 pandemic and steps taken by the Government of India'.

16 Sep 2020 10:17 PM

Rajnath's warning to China: Any attempt to unilaterally alter status quo is unacceptable

After Singh's statement, the Congress wanted to raise certain issues which was not allowed by Speaker Om Birla.

15 Sep 2020 6:15 PM

Rajnath Singh to address both Houses of Parliament on India-China standoff today

On June 15, 20 Indian soldiers had been killed in a major confrontation with Chinese soldiers in Galwan region of Ladakh.

15 Sep 2020 11:56 AM

COVID-19 effect: Coming Monsoon Session of Parliament to be a unique affair

Staggered timings: proceedings in the Rajya Sabha will be held from 9 am till 1 pm while that of the Lok Sabha will be from 3 pm to 7 pm

11 Sep 2020 3:48 AM

Ahead of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman poll, BJP issues whip to MPs to be present on first day

JD(U)’s Harivansh, who was holding the post till his term ended in April, has filed his nomination as the NDA candidate

10 Sep 2020 12:41 PM

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Parliament monsoon session: No question hour, curtailed Zero Hour

There will also be no breaks during the session and both Houses will function on Saturdays and Sundays as well

02 Sep 2020 3:19 PM

Get tested for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before Monsoon Session: Om Birla tells MPs

The Monsoon Session is likely to start from September 14 and conclude on October 1.

29 Aug 2020 4:09 AM

Oppn leaders meet to plan joint strategy for Monsoon session of Parliament

During meeting, parties held discussion on fielding joint opposition candidate for post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.

16 Jul 2018 8:53 PM

2,264 missing girls, women in Mumbai untraced: Maharashtra government data

Figures exhibit rising number of minor girls going missing since 2015, while there has been rise of missing women, over 18 yrs, since 2013.

15 Jul 2018 7:03 PM

Govt may bring bill on right to education

The no detention policy, introduced during the last UPA regime, has been propo-sed to be changed.

05 Aug 2017 12:59 AM

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