PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Monsoon Session of Parliament comes to an end

Lok Sabha Speaker describes Session as productive AMN / New Delhi The Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die today. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan described the Monsoon Session as productive and satisfactory. She said, during the session, the Lok Sabha passed 21 bills including the legislations related to granting the National Commission for Backward Classes status of … Continue reading Monsoon Session of Parliament comes to an end

National Sports University Bill passed in Parliament

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Parliament passed the National Sports University Bill 2018 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today. The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill last week. The Bill seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind National Sports University in Manipur for the promotion of sports. Replying to a debate on the bill, Sports Minister … Continue reading National Sports University Bill passed in Parliament

Lok Sabha clears amendments to CGST, IGST, GST compensation bills

AMN / NEW DELHI Lok SabhaThe Lok Sabha has passed the Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill and the Good and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill. The four Bills seek to amend the Goods and Services Tax … Continue reading Lok Sabha clears amendments to CGST, IGST, GST compensation bills

Parliament passes SC/ST amendment Bill

AMN / NEW DELHI Parliament today passed the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018, with the Rajya Sabha approving it by voice vote. Lok Sabha has already passed it. The amended bill has done away with the provision of seeking prior permission for the arrest of those committing atrocities against … Continue reading Parliament passes SC/ST amendment Bill

NDA candidate Harivansh elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Senior Journalist, JDU leader and NDA candidate Harivansh has been elected as Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha defeating opposition nominee B K Hariprasad. Harivansh polled 125 votes as against 105 by Hariprasad in a division of voting in the House. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu announced the results amidst thumping … Continue reading NDA candidate Harivansh elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Parliament adjourned for the day after paying tributes to Karunanidhi

AMN / NEW DELHI Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day today after paying tributes to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK Chief M Karunanidhi. As soon as the Lok Sabha met this morning, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the country has lost a highly popular and eminent public personality. She said … Continue reading Parliament adjourned for the day after paying tributes to Karunanidhi

Ongoing Parliament session to be marked as social justice session: PM

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the ongoing Monsoon session of Parliament will be marked as social justice session in history following the passage of the bill giving Constitutional status to OBC Commission and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha. Addressing … Continue reading Ongoing Parliament session to be marked as social justice session: PM

Parliament passes Bill to give constitutional status to NCBC

Bill, 2018 seeks constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes Our Correspondent / New Delhi Parliament has passed the Constitution (One Hundred Twenty-third Amendment) Bill, 2018 seeking constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes with the Rajya Sabha passing it today. The Rajya Sabha adopted the amendment passed by the Lok … Continue reading Parliament passes Bill to give constitutional status to NCBC

Parliament passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 12 years and the death sentence has been provided for rapists of girls under 12 years. BISHESHWAR MISHRA / NEW DELHI Parliament today passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with the Rajya Sabha approving it by a voice vote. The Lok … Continue reading Parliament passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018

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

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