Citizenship Amendment Bill Passage: Government sure of Rajya Sabha numbers
The government is set to introduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday and is confident of passing it in both Houses without a hitch.
Happy with NDA, but many parties in touch with me: BJP Rajya Sabha MP
Sambhaji Chhatrapati, denied any move to cross over, but accepted that ...
P Chidambaram in Rajya Sabha after release
"The government cannot suppress my voice in Parliament," the Rajya Sabha MP told reporters in Parl...
Government considering e-commerce policy, no timeline fixed, says Goyal
Piyush Goyal said that a draft policy covering various areas of e-commerce has been prepared and put out in public domain for comments.
Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu pulls up MPs for low attendance in parliamentary panels
Naidu said: "I expect the number of members of this House with full attendance in the meetings of the committees to rise." Each member of the department-related standing committee represents 25 members of Parliament while deliberating in the committee. If one member is absent, the voice of 25 MPs would not be heard, according to Naidu.
Rajya Sabha passes Bill to provide ownership rights in unauthorised colonies in Delhi
The Bill recognises the property rights of residents of 1,731 unauthorised colonies and also provides some relief to the residents of such colonies in Delhi from registration charges. The properties in these colonies are at present not being registered by registration authorities.
Price rise soon in Parliament canteen
The much-reviled subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens for lawmakers, government staff and journalists is set to go with a broad consensus emerging on the issue at the Business Advisory Committee of the Lok Sabha.
Citizenship Amendment Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha on December 9
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 9 and will be taken up for passage the next day, of...
SPG amendment bill passed in Rajya Sabha after Congress walkout
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to amend the Act governing the elite-Special Protection Group (SPG) with Home Minister Amit Shah re...
CAB ready to be tabled next week; non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan to get citizenship
According to the bill, "... any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December 2014... shall not be treated as illegal migrants for the purposes of this Act".
Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend SPG Act, Amit Shah rejects charge of political vendetta, Congress stages walkout
The Congress, which criticised the amendment, walked out of Rajya Sabha saying it is dissatisfied with the Home Minister's reply on the amendment to the SPG Act.
Citizenship Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday
Its passage in the Lok Sabha is all but certain due to the massive majority the BJP and its allies have, and the Union government is confident of its passage in the Rajya Sabha as well with the support of several non-aligned regional parties which have often joined the treasury benches in the past.
A dozen Maharashtra BJP MLAs, Rajya Sabha MP in crossover talks with MVA
Around a dozen BJP MLAs and a Rajya Sabha MP from the state are learnt to be negotiating with leaders of the ruling trio for a possible crossover by deserting their party, according to some members of the ruling coalition. Majority of the prospective defectors are BJP MLAs who crossed over from NCP and Congress just before the assembly elections.
India trying to set up IPR office on US model
Responding during Question Hour, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has brought a lot of "sanity" to the working of eight areas of IPR, be it patent, copyright or trademark.
Centre examining Bengaluru suburban rail project
Responding during the Question Hour, Angadi said the project has been pending due to non-cooperation from the previous Congress-JDS led state government. The B S Yediyurappa government in Karnataka has submitted a revised detailed project report (DPR) that proposes around 55-odd suburban railway stations covering a distance of about 150 km.
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