The Lok Sabha witnessed a heated exchange during the Question Hour on Tuesday as discussions over alleged discrimination against Tamil Nadu in funds disbursal took centre stage. The issue arose when DMK MP TR Baalu raised concerns about alleged discrepancies in the central government’s disbursal of funds to Tamil Nadu. Baalu accused the central government of failing to adequately support… Continue reading "T.R. Baalu’s remark against Minister sets off uproar in House"
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The suspension of all the 14 Opposition MPs, whose cases were referred to the privileges committee, has been revoked ahead of the short budget session of Parliament commencing on Wednesday. Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi said the government requested the Lok Sabha Speaker and the Rajya Sabha Chairman to revoke the suspensions and the two agreed. “We spoke to the… Continue reading "Suspension of all 14 Opposition MPs revoked ahead of short budget session of Parliament"
Parts of the mobile phones belonging to five accused in the Parliament security breach case have been recovered from Rajasthan, Delhi Police sources said. All the phones, which the alleged ‘mastermind’ Lalit Mohan Jha had taken hold of, were found in burnt condition, sources added. Police have added IPC sections related to destruction of evidence to the FIR against the… Continue reading "Parliament breach: Delhi Police recovers pieces of burnt phones of accused"
The first piece of legislation Parliament will consider after moving into the new precincts is the “Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam” or Women’s Reservation Bill that proposes to provide one-third reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state legislatures. With much fanfare, the government introduced the Bill on Tuesday but it will be rolled out only after census and delimitation exercise… Continue reading "Government introduces women’s quota Bill in Lok Sabha"
The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet in the new parliament building today at 1:15 PM and 2:15 PM respectively. A special five-day session of the parliament began on Monday with a discussion on the parliament’s journey of 75 years. Eight bills are listed for this current ongoing session. The sitting will shift to the new parliament building after… Continue reading "Parliament proceedings to move to new building"
A group of opposition leaders protested overnight outside the Parliament against the suspension of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh from the Rajya Sabha for the remaining monsoon session, and over their demand from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to open a debate on Manipur in the House. The protest, which began on Monday morning and will continue on Tuesday,… Continue reading "Opposition MPs protest overnight outside Parliament over Sanjay Singh’s suspension, Manipur crisis"
The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day amid slogan-shouting by opposition members over the situation in Manipur. Earlier, on the first day of the Monsoon Session on Thursday, the Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm after paying tributes to two sitting members and 11 former MPs, including former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. Immediately after the… Continue reading "Parliament proceedings adjourned on first day"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new parliament building and installed a historic sceptre ‘Sengol’ near the Lok Sabha Speaker’s chair. Speaking at the building for the first time, the PM said that the new Parliament is a temple of democracy. A puja and a multi-faith prayer were held on the occasion. He also unveiled a commemorative plaque for the… Continue reading "New Parliament is a temple of democracy: PM Modi"
A special ₹ 75 coin will be launched to commemorate the inauguration of the new parliament building, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday. The coin will also serve as a tribute to India celebrating 75 years of independence. One side of the coin will feature the Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar, with the words “Satyamev Jayate” below it.… Continue reading "Special ₹ 75 coin to be launched to commemorate inauguration of new parliament building"
Lok Sabha on Thursday approved the Union Budget envisaging an expenditure of around Rs 45 lakh crore for the fiscal year starting April 1 without any discussion, as the Opposition continued to create ruckus over demand for a JPC probe into allegations against the Adani Group. The Lower House of Parliament took up the Demands for Grants and Appropriation Bills… Continue reading "Lok Sabha passes Rs 45 lakh crore Budget 2023-24 without debate"