Electoral bonds: Congress protests at Parliament premises
The issue of electoral bonds has snowballed into a political flashpoint. This is following reports that the Reserve Bank of India and the Election Commission had reservations against them, but were overruled by the Modi government. The BJP has slammed the Congress for the "fiasco" in the House alleging that the Opposition party does not want clean politics.
Bank unions to stage dharna before Parliament on Dec 10
In August, the government announced its plan to merge 10 public sector lenders into f...
Bill on up to 10-yr jail for assault on doctors may be tabled in Parliament
The need for legislation was felt after a retired 73-year-old doc...
Amid Maha logjam, Pawar-PM to meet in Parliament
According to NCP leaders, Pawar will meet Modi in Parliament at 12.30 p.m. to discuss several issues related to the state, especially the agrarian crisis following unprecedented rainfall.
Over 38 lakh traffic violation cases booked in last 2 months, Nitin Gadkari informs the Parliament
As per information available in the database of National Informatics Centre (NIC), 38,39,406 traffic challans in 18 states were issued since September 1, when certain provisions of the new motor vehicles act came into effect. The total Challans have been booked for Rs 5,77,51,79,895 crore, Union minister Nitin Gadkari informed the Parliament.
Land, Contractor woes stall projects
To fast track the lagging projects, various steps such as streamlining of land acquisition and environmental clearances, close coordination with other ministries, revamping dispute resolution mechanism, and frequent review meetings with project developers, state governments and contractors have been taken up, said Nitin Gadkari.
Govt refers surrogacy bill to select committee of Rajya Sabha
Union health minister moved a resolution in the upper house of Parliament referring the bill to a select committee. Rajya Sabha members had on Wednesday sought amendments in certain provisions of the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, that seeks to ban commercial surrogacy in India. The bill only allows a close relative to act as a surrogate to couples.
Winter Session of Parliament to begin today
The Parliament's Winter Session starting on Monday is expected to witness much heat as the Opposition looks to corner the Union government o...
Shiv Sena slams Centre over 'lathicharge' on JNU students, says govt shouldn't run amok
The Shiv Sena targeted Modi government over 'inhuman' lathi-charge on JNU students including visually-impaired, during a protest against hostel fee hike. The Sena said the ruling BJP would have created a ruckus in Parliament had such action against students been taken during the Grand Old Party's rule.
5,116 preventive arrests in J&K since Aug 4: Home Ministry
"5,161 preventive arrests, including stone pelters, miscreants, OGWs (overground workers), separatists and political workers were made since August 4, 2019, in Kashmir Valley," MoS home G Kishan Reddy said in a statement in the Rajya Sabha.
A look at 35 bills listed for debate in Parliament's winter session
The winter session of Parliament began today. There are several bills that are pending in the parliament. ET NOW brings a report on all the ...
Watch: Shiv Sena MPs stage protest at Parliament premise
Shiv Sena MPs staged protest at Parliament premise demanding to declare unseasonal rains in Maharashtra as natural calamity. Meanwhile, Shiv...
Heavy deployment of police outside JNU ahead of protest march to Parliament
JNU Students' Union is set to stage a protest march to Parliament against the hostel fee hike. A heavy police deployment is made outside the campus. Last week JNU Administration had announced a partial rollback of the hike which was termed as an "eyewash" by the students. The agitation comes on the first day of the Parliament's Winter Session.
Cong must lead Oppn in Parliament to expose 'utter mismanagement' of economy: Chidambaram
P Chidambaram said his party must lead the Opposition in Parliament to expose the "utter mismanagement" of the economy by the Modi government. In a tweet he exclaimed, "Which aspect of the economy is doing well? Not one," he said. Chidambaram is in judicial custody in the INX media money laundering case
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