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Rajya Sabha to take up National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021 today

23 March 2021 3:15 AM GMT

Rajya Sabha is scheduled to take up the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021 today. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha yesterday. Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy will move the bill for consideration and passing. The Bill amends the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991 […]

Insurance Amendment Bill, 2021 passed in Rajya Sabha, FDI limit increased from 49 to 74 %

19 March 2021 3:14 AM GMT

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021. It seeks to amend the Insurance Act, 1938 which will increase the limit of foreign investment allowed in Indian insurance companies. The Bill provides to increase the foreign direct investment limit from existing 49 percent to 74 percent. It also has a provision for removal […]

G Kishan Reddy: 520 Kashmiri Migrants returned to the valley after abrogation of Article 370

18 March 2021 3:34 AM GMT

A total 520 Kashmiri Migrants have returned to the valley after the abrogation of Article 370 and nearly 2,000 more are expected to return by this year. The migrants have returned to Kashmir for taking up jobs that have been provided to them under the centre’s rehabilitation package. This was stated by Minister of State […]

Rajya Sabha passes Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

11 March 2021 3:56 AM GMT

The Parliament gave its nod to the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 with Rajya Sabha passing it yesterday. The Upper House cleared the bill amid protest by Opposition parties including Congress, DMK and NCP over the issue of farm laws. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill last month. The legislation seeks to […]

Parliament to resume normal sitting from 11 AM to 6 PM today

9 March 2021 3:36 AM GMT

The Parliament will resume its normal 11 AM to 6 PM sitting from today. The decision was taken yesterday in the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee of both the Houses with members from across 20 political parties attending the meet. The members of both the Houses will be seated in their respective chambers and […]

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1 PM amid protest by Congress MPs over issue of rise in fuel prices

8 March 2021 7:10 AM GMT

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 1 PM amid the protest and sloganeering by Congress MPs over the issue of rise in fuel and LPG prices. As the House met after the first adjournment at 11 AM, the Leader of Opposition, Mallikarjun Kharge demanded to discuss the issue which was rejected by the Deputy Chairman […]

One crore eight lakh LPG consumers give up their subsidy by 1st February this year

10 Feb 2021 11:34 AM GMT

One crore eight lakh LPG consumers have given up their subsidy as on 1st February this year. Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said this in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today. He said, the prices of petroleum products including LPG in the country are linked to the […]

Funds for Jal Jeevan Mission allocated to Gujarat doubled to Rs 883.08 crore in 2020-21

9 Feb 2021 10:50 AM GMT

The central government has doubled the allocation of funds to Gujarat under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in financial year 2020-21 compared to the previous year. Under JJM, the Centre allocated Rs 390.31 crore in FY2019-20, which has been increased to Rs 883.08 crore in FY2020-21. The information was provided by Minister of State for […]

Lok Sabha to resume discussion on Motion of Thanks to President’s Address today

3 Feb 2021 3:09 AM GMT

Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha will today take up discussion on motion of thanks on the President’s address. The houses are also likely to discuss the ongoing farmers protest during the motion of thanks. Both the houses of the Parliament were adjourned yesterday without transacting substantial business as the opposition members created an uproar demanding […]

Budget session of Parliament begins today with President’s Address

29 Jan 2021 3:25 AM GMT

The Budget Session of Parliament will begin today. The session will begin with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind to the members of both the Houses seated in three different locations for the first time. 144 members of Parliament will be seated in the Central Hall including the Council of Ministers, leaders of different […]

Opposition leaders to meet President today amid Parliament boycott over farm bills

23 Sep 2020 7:04 AM GMT

Opposition parties will meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday amid the ongoing row over farm bills. Only five opposition leaders will be allowed to meet the President at 5 PM , reports said. On Tuesday, the opposition boycotted the ongoing session over Centre’s refusal to accept its demand for withdrawal of farm bills passed […]

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