PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Govt sponsored agitation preventing discussion on No Confidence Motion: Cong

AMN / New Delhi Congress today charged the Government of running away from discussion on the no confidence motion (NCM) in Parliament. It said that a ‘Government sponsored agitation’ was being encouraged to prevent the House from running. Talking to media persons here, Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said, “there … Continue reading Govt sponsored agitation preventing discussion on No Confidence Motion: Cong

BJP is now largest party in Rajya Sabha

BJP has 69 seats after biennial elections, Congress 54, TMC 13 in the Upper House In the Rajya Sabha elections held to 58 seats, the BJP won 29, the Congress nine, Trinamool four, TRS and BJD three each, JD-U, TDP and RJD two each and SP, Shiv Sena, NCP and YSRC one each.   AMN … Continue reading BJP is now largest party in Rajya Sabha

Parliament Logjam continues as both Houses adjourned for the day

AMN / NEW DELHI Proceedings in both the Houses of Parliament remained paralysed for the 15th day today amid noisy scenes. The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned within minutes after they met for the day. Earlier, they paid tributes to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru and Sukhdev. In the Rajya Sabha, members … Continue reading Parliament Logjam continues as both Houses adjourned for the day

Polling for 26 Rajya Sabha seats in 7states begins

AMN Polling for 26 Rajya Sabha seats in seven states began at 9 AM. It will continue till 4 PM. The states are Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Kerala. The counting of votes will be taken up after the voting ends. In Uttar Pradesh, 11 candidates are contesting 10 seats. The … Continue reading Polling for 26 Rajya Sabha seats in 7states begins

Govt reach out to Opposition to end logjam in Parliament

Our Correspondent / New Delhi In an effort to end the logjam in Parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel met key Opposition leaders at their residences in the evening. Mr Goel met Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and AIADMK’s V.Maitreyan to persuade them … Continue reading Govt reach out to Opposition to end logjam in Parliament

Parliament passes payment of gratuity bill

AMN / NEW DELHI Parliament has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 with the Rajya Sabha adopting it today. The bill was passed by voice vote during the Zero Hour without discussion. The Lok Sabha had already passed the bill last week. The bill empowers the government to fix the amount of tax-free … Continue reading Parliament passes payment of gratuity bill

Opposition forces adjournment of both Houses of Parliament for 14th day

AMN As Deadlock continued in parliament today between the government both the Houses of Parliament faced adjournment for the fourteenth day today. The Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha were adjourned till tomorrow as opposition members continued to stall the proceedings on several issues. However, the Rajya Sabha has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) … Continue reading Opposition forces adjournment of both Houses of Parliament for 14th day

Proceedings in Parliament continue to remain paralyzed

AMN / NEW DELHI Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the 13th day today amidst Opposition uproar. As soon as the Lok Sabha met at noon after its first adjournment, members from TRS and AIADMK again trooped into the well raising slogans in support of their demands. TRS members were demanding an increase … Continue reading Proceedings in Parliament continue to remain paralyzed

‘No Confidence Motion’ not taken up due din in Lok Sabha

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Lok Sabha could not take up No Confidence Motion against the BJP-led NDA government for the third consecutive day today as din continue to prevail in the House. As soon as the House reassembled at 1200 hrs, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan rejected all the adjournment motions and informed that External Affairs … Continue reading ‘No Confidence Motion’ not taken up due din in Lok Sabha

Congress deliberately disrupting proceedings of Parliament: Ananth Kumar

AMN Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar today accused the Congress of deliberately disrupting the proceedings in both the Houses of Parliament. Talking to media outside Parliament, Mr Kumar said, the government has made it clear several times that it is ready to discuss all the issues including the no-confidence motion moved by Opposition YSR Congress … Continue reading Congress deliberately disrupting proceedings of Parliament: Ananth Kumar

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