Tag: Lok sabha

Abrogation of certain provisions of Article 370 & bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir mark the first session of Parliament after General Election

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on 7 August; Lok Sabha adjourned sine die on Tuesday 6 August Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The most important business transacted during first session of Parliament after the general elections is the abrogation of certain provisions from Article 370 and Presidential Orders thereunder. This will ensure equal opportunities to all

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Parliament abrogates special status under Article 370, passes J&K bifurcation Bill

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 6 August 2019, approved the resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and also the Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh. The resolution and the Bill were approved by Rajya Sabha

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The opposition need not worry about their numbers in the Lok Sabha: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday 17 June welcomed all the new MPs ahead of the first session of 17th Lok Sabha. In the media statement before the start of session, Prime Minister said ,“Today marks the start of the first session after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. I welcome all

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Election 2019: Mamata’s TMC comes under attack; Diggy battles to hold ground

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: In the sixth phase of polling, West Bengal, where maximum complaints of poll-related violence, intimidation of voters and attempts of booth rigging were received, registered the maximum 80.35% polling. Confronted with poll rigging charges against the ruling All India Trinamool Congress (TMC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday went

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Lok Sabha passes SC/ST Atrocity Bill

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Ignoring the sentiments, deep-seated resentment and frustration of those belonging to the unreserved categories, the Lok Sabha on Monday (6 August 2018) unanimously passed a Bill to restore the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in its original form and overturn a Supreme Court order that made certain

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Lok Sabha fails to take up no-confidence motion against the Government

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker on Tuesday adjourned the House on the ground that it was not in order and the Lok Sabha again failed to take up notices for no-confidence motion against the government. At least 50 members are supposed to support a no-confidence notice for the House to start a debate.

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Lok Sabha takes note of herbal and AYUSH related misleading advertisements

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Misleading Ministry of AYUSH received 79 complaints in the year 2014 about advertisements and misleading claims allegedly of herbal and AYUSH products. Thereafter, 515 AYUSH-related complaints of misleading advertisements in the print and electronic media have been escalated by Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) out of the cases registered in

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Ruling BJP wins Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly by-election in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The ruling BJP has retained the Shahdol (ST) Lok Sabha seat with Madhya Pradesh minister Gyan Singh defeating his nearest rival Himadri Singh of Congress party by a margin of 60,383 votes in the by-election. Gyan Singh is a senior State Minister and a tribal leader. He has also won this seat

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No end to infiltration from Pakistan, zero incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory: Manohar Parrikar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: There has been a sharp rise in successful cases of infiltration by terrorists along the India-Pakistan border this year. This is explicit from the fact that against 33 cases of successful infiltration and 118 infiltration attempts in 2015, the security establishment in India has recorded in the first three months of

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Centre’s share in subsidy on wheat and rice for the poor is 91%: Ram Vilas Paswan

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said in Lok Sabha that state Governments are trying to convey to the people that the Centre is doing nothing while they were subsidising food grains to make it available to the poor at highly subsidised rates. This is not correct, the

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Government withdraws Controversial EPF Tax proposal

Newsroom24x7 Staff   New Delhi: India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gave a short speech in the Lok Sabha today to announce the roll-back of the controversial Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Tax. The government would go for a “comprehensive review” of the EPF Tax proposal, Jaitley told the House. The Budget proposal to tax EPF last

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You cannot defend Indian flag by destroying relationships between Indians: Rahul Gandhi

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Leader of the main Opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi today said in Lok Sabha that you cannot defend the Indian flag by destroying the relationships between Indians. Addressing the Lok Sabha today. Gandhi cited the examples of the splitting of czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia and partition of Pakistan leading to

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AIADMK stalls Lok Sabha proceedings over ED action against Chidambaram’s son

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was today adjourned briefly amid slogan shouting by the AIADMK members over the reported Enforcement Directorate’s action against a firm allegedly controlled by former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti. Amidst slogan shouting by AIADMK members former Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in Rajya Sabha that the protest

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“Rajiv Gandhi helped Anderson escape from Bhopal”

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Union Minister for External Afairs Sushma Swaraj today afternoon turned the tables on the Congress when she cited from late Arjun Singh’s biography and said Rajiv Gandhi helped Anderson escape from Bhopal even after causing deaths of 15,000 persons in Bhopal. Responding to allegations linked with Cricket tycoon Lalit Modi, now

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