LOK SABHA 2019
DMK, Congress cool tempers after fissures break over local poll seat-sharing
After meeting DMK chief MK Stalin on Saturday morning, Puducherry chief minister and a Congress leader V Narayanasamy told reporters that ties are stronger than ever, and will continue to hold till the next Assembly elections slated for 2021.
AP's Jagan govt invokes NSA, Detention Act
The Andhra Pradesh government has invoked the Preventive Detention Act and the National Security A...
Apathy of previous governments forced farmers to commit suicide: Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath said the state government was aiming to open Farm...
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers planned, a third person could be accommodated in case of a joint sitting of Houses. The new building is part of the mega central vista redevelopment plan.
Hope MLAs dropped from Assembly poll candidate list stay in AAP family: Kejriwal
Responding to a question that other parties might try to poach the sitting legislators, the AAP national convenor said that he hopes they will stay with the party.
Budget Session of Parliament to commence on January 31
"The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Friday, January 31, 2020, at New Delhi. Subject to exigencies of business, the Session is scheduled to conclude on Friday, April 3, 2020," the communication from the Rajya Sabha secretariat said.
RSS to activate its cadre on issues like CAA, to hold 30,000 meetings ahead of Delhi polls
A mass public contact and awareness programme would be launched in which over 30,000 neighbourhood meetings will be held across the city. The aim would also be to highlight the policies being pursued by the incumbent state government led by Arvind Kejriwal, sources said.
Parliamentary standing panel invites suggestions on Industrial Relations Code, Code on Social Security
“The committee have decided to invite memorandam containing views and suggestions separately on each code from the public in general and NGOs/ experts/ stakeholders and institutions in particular,” labour ministry said in a statement. The bills have been referred to the standing committee for examination and report within three months.
Danish Ali once again loses Maya's 'confidence' for not toeing party line
BSP chief Mayawati on Monday once again removed Amroha MP Kunwar Danish Ali as the floor leader of the party in Lok Sabha.
Budget likely to unveil ‘Fund of Funds’ for MSME sector
It would be modeled on the lines of FoF suggested by former Sebi chairman-headed panel on MSME.
AAP drops 15 MLAs, fields many former Congress leaders
In the 2015 Assembly elections, AAP had won 67 of 70 seats. This time, the party is battling an obvious anti-incumbency and a resurgent BJP.
JP Nadda likely to take over as BJP chief next week
In the run-up to the 2019 general elections, Nadda was in-charge of BJP's election campaign in the politically most crucial state Uttar Pradesh, where the party faced a tough challenge following the grand alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
TMC govt not implementing central schemes as there is 'no cut money', says PM Modi as Mamata Banerjee skips event
Addressing the 150th anniversary programme of Kolkata Port Trust, which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee skipped, Modi said people in West Bengal would not have to miss out on the benefits for long, an apparent reference to the Assembly polls next year.
Sonia Gandhi in saddle, Congress breaks fresh ground in 2019 after humiliating Lok Sabha loss
The Congress story of 2019 essentially revolved around Sonia Gandhi, who was back as party chief after her son Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress president. He took moral responsibility for the Lok Sabha poll defeat, the party's second consecutive loss in the general elections.
Parliament scaled new heights, broke fresh ground in 2019
The Upper House passed 52 Bills during the 65-odd sittings in 2019 -- an output of 0.80 bills per day (four bills in five days) which is the best in the last 36 years -- official sources said. Nearly 50 bills were passed in the first two sessions of the Lok Sabha this year, which saw an innovative speaker ensure that every member got a chance to speak during zero hour at least once in the session.
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