PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Design to destabilise India will not be tolerated, Vice President warns Pakistan

Pranab Mukherjee releases “Selected Speeches” of Vice President at a grand function     Andalib Akhter / New Delhi In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today warned that any effort to destabilise India would not be tolerated. He said that nationalism was a unifying spirit and was incompatible with sectarianism. … Continue reading Design to destabilise India will not be tolerated, Vice President warns Pakistan

Interim Budget Session was productive, says Minister for Parliamentary Affairs

4 Bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament   A AKHTER / NEW DELHI At the end of the Interim Budget Session 2019, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the session was a success in terms of wide participation of all political parties in discussions on various issues of national importance. … Continue reading Interim Budget Session was productive, says Minister for Parliamentary Affairs

16th Lok Sabha comes to an end

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die   ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI The last session of the sixteenth Lok Sabha came to an end today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi boasting a number of achievements during his tenure. In his last address to the Lok Sabha PM said as the country readies for the general elections, … Continue reading 16th Lok Sabha comes to an end

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on the last day of the Budget Session today. The House passed the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address to the joint sitting of both the Houses without discussion. When the House re-assembled at noon after the first adjournment, BJP MP Bhupendra … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

President unveils portrait of Vajpayee at Central Hall of Parliament

Our Correspondent / New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled the life size portrait of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Central Hall of Parliament. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Ministers and leaders … Continue reading President unveils portrait of Vajpayee at Central Hall of Parliament

Lok Sabha takes up Interim Budget 2019-20 for discussion

WEB DESK The Lok Sabha today began discussion on the Interim Budget 2019-20. Initiating the discussion, Tathagata Satpathy of BJD accused the government of doing nothing for the farmer. He said the budget announcement of providing six thousand rupees annually to small farmers will not even help them to fill up diesel in their tractors. … Continue reading Lok Sabha takes up Interim Budget 2019-20 for discussion

Rajya Sabha adjourned over ruckus on newspaper report on Rafale fighter jets deal

AMN / NEW DELHI Proceedings of both Houses of Parliament were disrupted today after a media report made fresh revelations related to Rafale fighter jets deal. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day and Lok Sabha witnessed two adjournments as Congress-led Opposition created uproar over the issue. As soon as Rajya Sabha met for … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned over ruckus on newspaper report on Rafale fighter jets deal

Highlights of PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on President’s Address in Lok Sabha

WEB DESK The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha.In a series of tweets Prime Minister said: “A Government has to work for the people of India, a Government has to be sensitive to people’s aspirations. There is no room for corruption. So … Continue reading Highlights of PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on President’s Address in Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha adjourned over issue of faculty reservation in higher institutions

AMN / NEW DELHI The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day as opposition including SP, BSP, RJD, TMC and other parties continued their protests over changes in the faculty recruitment system in colleges and universities. In the post-lunch session, as BJP MP Bhupender Yadav started speaking on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned over issue of faculty reservation in higher institutions

PM Modi hits out at Congress, blames it of destroying constitutional institutions

Country progressing in all sectors in last four & half years: PM     Andalib Akhter from Parliament / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at the Congress saying that it was the party that imposed emergency in the country, “bullied” the judiciary and insulted the Army. PM emphatically denied charge of … Continue reading PM Modi hits out at Congress, blames it of destroying constitutional institutions

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India assured of 5 medals at 70th Strandja Memorial Boxing

  Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Defending champion Amit Panghal opened his campaign on a victorious not ...

Boxing: Gaurav Solanki, Naman Tanwar enter quarterfinals of Strandja Memorial Tournament

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Vidarbha beat Rest of India to retain Irani Cup

In cricket, Ranji champions Vidarbha beat Rest of India in Nagpur yesterday to retain the Irani Cup. Vidarbha ...

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President Kovind confers PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

    AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya ...

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian short film wins award at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

  By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi “Binnu Ka Sapna”, a short film by Kanu Behl of “Titli” fame, ...

Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary

Google dedicates doodle to Madhubala on her 86th birth anniversary   One of India's most beautifu ...

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