Tag: Parliament

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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Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill

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Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The controversial Bill that would make instant triple talaq a criminal offence was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday, 25 July 2019. Lok Sabha passed Triple Talaq Bill with 303 votes in favour of the Bill & 78 votes against the Bill. As the triple talaq bill was passed with

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Extradition of Economic Offenders: “Names will not be disclosed in Public interest”

Newsroom24x7 Network There are 28 individuals who are accused in criminal cases being investigated by Enforcement Directorate (ED). They are either residing abroad or have left the country before initiation of investigations by ED. As these cases are at various stages of investigations by ED, it will not be in larger public interest to disclose

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Modi Government wins no-Trust Vote: Rahul caps speech by hugging the PM

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Parliament today (20 July 2018) during the no-confidence debate which culminated with him walking to the ruling side to hug Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become a topic of discussion across the country more than the issues confronting the people that should have got prominence. Rahul Gandhi

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Monsoon session of Parliament from July 18 to August 12: GST Bill tops Modi Government agenda

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs today recommended convening of Monsoon session of Parliament this year from 18 July 18 till 12 August 2016 subject to exigencies of government business. This was announced by Minister of Parliamentary Affairs M. Venakaiah Naidu after the meeting of CCPA, held after the Cabinet meeting

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Delhi records highest incidence of crime against foreign tourists

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Union Territory of Delhi recorded the highest incidence of crime against foreign tourists followed by Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan in 2014. The data for crime against foreign tourists in 2015 is not available with the Government of India. The overall picture regarding the incidence of crime against foreign tourists across India

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Heavy financial and legislative agenda for third week of Budget session

.Newsroom24x7 Desk Aadhar Bill, Whistle Blower Protection Bill, Child Labour Bill and time permitting Real Estate Bill among 12 Bills proposed for next week Both the Houses debate contentious issue during the first two weeks; Lok Sabha passes one Bill and Rajya Sabha clears 3 Bills New Delhi: Heavy financial and legislative agenda awaits the

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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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Budget 2016-17: India has held ground despite slowdown in global growth says Jaitley

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley began presenting the Budget for the financial year 2016-17 in Parliament today by pointing out that amidst slowdown in global growth and trade the Indian economy has held its ground firmly and the growth of GDP has accelerated to 7.6%. The Finance Minister told the House

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Deendayal Upadhyaya’s philosophy guides all programmes of NDA Government: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Prannab Mukherjee today addressing both Houses of Parliament on the opening day of the Budget session commemorated the memory of the leading founders of the erstwhile Jan Sangh Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and recalling his philosophy of Ekatma Manavata (single spirit of humanity), said it envisages Antyodaya, where

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Sushma Swaraj – Indo-Pak talks will mark a new beginning for peace and development

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a suo motu statement in the Parliament and shared her experience with legislators in the house. While addressing the MPs (Members of Parliament) in Rajya Sabha, Swaraj expressed hope that re-engaging with Pakistan under a ‘Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue’ would mark beginning of peace and

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Ideals of the Constitution are being challenged: Sonia GandhI

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Paying tributes to the framer of  the Induan Constitution Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said in Parliament on the opening day of the winter session that the ideals of the Constitution are being challenged and incidents of the past few months are against the Constitution. Giving full credit

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