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Lok Sabha passes National Sports University Bill

AMN The Lok Sabha has passed the National Sports University Bill 2018 which seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind sports university in Manipur to promote sports in the country. Replying to a debate on the bill, Sports Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore said, the University will address the entire spectrum of sports including research, administration, training and … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes National Sports University Bill

Constitution (123rd amendment) Bill related to NCBC passed in Lok Sabha

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Lok Sabha today passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill with over two-third majority. The Bill was passed superseding the amendments by the Rajya Sabha which seeks to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). All 406 members present in the House voted in favour of … Continue reading Constitution (123rd amendment) Bill related to NCBC passed in Lok Sabha

President Confers Awards on Outstanding Parliamentarians

The awardees are Dr. Najma A. Heptulla, former MP(RS); Hukmdev Narayan Yadav, MP (LS); Ghulam Nabi Azad, MP (RS); Dinesh Trivedi, MP (LS) and Bhartruhari Mahtab, MP (LS). ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind today bestowed the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award on Dr. Najma A. Heptulla, former MP(RS); Hukmdev Narayan … Continue reading President Confers Awards on Outstanding Parliamentarians

Din in Rajya Sabha over NRC for second day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Amid continuous disruption by members of Trinamool Congress and other parties, the Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow. Earlier, Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Mr Anand Sharma of Congress sought an apology from Mr Amit Shah of BJP saying that he defamed former Prime Ministers since Rajiv Gandhi … Continue reading Din in Rajya Sabha over NRC for second day

Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code amendment bill

The Lok Sabha has passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill 2018. The Bill amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 to clarify that allottees under a real estate project should be treated as financial creditors. The voting threshold for routine decisions taken by the committee of creditors has been reduced from 75 … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code amendment bill

Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018 related to rape crime Passed in Lok Sabha

AMN / NEW DELHI The Lok Sabha has passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018 which replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21 this year. The bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 12 years and death sentence has been provided for rapists of girls under 12 … Continue reading Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018 related to rape crime Passed in Lok Sabha

‘Chalo Jeete Hain’, truly inspirational movie, says Lok Sabha Speaker

Our Correspondent / New Delhi A short film ‘Chalo Jeete Hain’ was screened in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh; Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj; Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar; former Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson, Ethics Committee … Continue reading ‘Chalo Jeete Hain’, truly inspirational movie, says Lok Sabha Speaker

Congress moves Privilege Motions in Lok Sabha against PM and Defence Minister

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Congress today moved Privilege Motions in the Lok Sabha against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for allegedly misleading the House over Rafale aircraft deal during No Confidence Motion debate. During the Zero Hour, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge moved the motion against the Prime Minister urging Speaker … Continue reading Congress moves Privilege Motions in Lok Sabha against PM and Defence Minister

Congress MPs object to officer taking notes in Lok Sabha

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Congress members today took objection to an officer allegedly taking notes of the debates in the Lok Sabha from the Officers’ Gallery. During the Question Hour, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge informed Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that an officer was standing in the Officers’ Gallery taking notes of the debates and even … Continue reading Congress MPs object to officer taking notes in Lok Sabha

Rahul Gandhi steals the show at the no-confidence motion

Lok Sabha discusses no-confidence motion against govt Congress president hugs Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his speech in Lok Sabha on the no-confidence motion Andalib Akhter / NEW DELHI Congress president Rahul Gandhi today steals the show during the debate on the no-confidence motion against government brought by the opposition. First during his speech in … Continue reading Rahul Gandhi steals the show at the no-confidence motion

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