The suspension of all the 14 Opposition MPs, whose cases were referred to the privileges committee, has been revoked ahead of the short budget session of Parliament commencing on Wednesday.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"
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The Winter Session of Parliament will begin today, December 4. It will continue till the 22nd of December. It will have 15 sittings spread over 19 days. The Government had convened an all-party meeting on Saturday to seek cooperation from political parties to ensure the smooth functioning of both the Houses of Parliament during the session. The government emphasized its… Continue reading "Winter Session of Parliament to begin today"
The Budget Session of Parliament, which has witnessed a ruckus mainly over the Adani-Hindenburg row since it started, will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Motion of Thanks to the President’s address in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. His address comes a day after senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi spoke on the Motion of Thanks to President Murmu, during which he… Continue reading "Modi to reply to President’s Address in Lok Sabha today"
The Rajya Sabha has reported productivity of 26.90 per cent in the first week of the ongoing monsoon session, officials said Saturday. The Rajya Sabha Secretariat said the upper house transacted business only for 1 hour and 16 minutes during the first three days of the week, while it improved to 5 hours and 31 minutes during the last two… Continue reading "ONly 26.90 per cent productivity in first week at monsoon session"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday renewed his attack on the opposition, once again accusing it of not allowing the Parliament’s monsoon session to function. At a meeting of BJP MPs this morning he declared that the repeated adjournments forced by a vociferous opposition are “an insult to Parliament… the constitution… to democracy and to the public”. This is the… Continue reading "Modi lashes out at opposition for disruption Parliament sessions"