PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Rajya Sabha expresses concern over phone tapping

Several members in the Rajya Sabha today expressed concern over the issue of phone tapping terming it as a blatant breach of privileges. As soon as the House met for the day, Naresh Agarwal of the Samajwadi Party raised the issue and wanted a ruling from the Chair. Anand Sharma of the Congress said the … Continue reading Rajya Sabha expresses concern over phone tapping

Rajya Sabha passes bill to swap territories with Bangladesh

ANDALIB AKHTER IN A RARE GESTURE OF magnanimity the Rajya Sabha today unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue. Yesterday the Constitution 119th Amendment Bill on land boundary agreement between India and Bangladesh was approved at a … Continue reading Rajya Sabha passes bill to swap territories with Bangladesh

Embarrassing moments for BJP in Lok Sabha

The government today faced some embarrassing moments in Lok Sabha as 12 BJP members voted against a clause of the GST Bill, instead of voting in favour. The 12 ruling party members pressed red button instead of green when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan put the Clause 2 of the Constitution Amendment Bill to division of votes. … Continue reading Embarrassing moments for BJP in Lok Sabha

MPs in RS demand ban on Ayurvedic product for sex determination

AMN The Rajya Sabha poday witnessed noisy scenes over an Ayurvedic product that is believed to be helpful in the sex determination amidst members’ demand for its ban. Raising the issue, K C Tyagi of the JD(U) said the government should take action against the pharmaceutical company as it goes against Prime Minister’s call for … Continue reading MPs in RS demand ban on Ayurvedic product for sex determination

Crops in 189 lakh hectare damaged by unseasonal rain: Centre

Published on: 28 Apr 2015 @ 1:47 The Centre today said that crops in 189 lakh hectare have been damaged due to the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms in the country. The data is based on the reports received from the affected states of which Uttar Pradesh has reported crop losses in 95 lakh hectare. … Continue reading Crops in 189 lakh hectare damaged by unseasonal rain: Centre

Rajya Sabha passes Bill on transgenders rights

Published on: 24 Apr 2015 @ 21:45 AMN — The Rajya Sabha today unanimously passed a private member’s bill to protect the rights of transgender. The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill- 2014 seeks to provide for the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive national policy for ensuring overall development of the transgender persons and their … Continue reading Rajya Sabha passes Bill on transgenders rights

AAP removes parliamentary party leader Dharamvira Gandhi

Aam Aadmi Party has removed Dharamvira Gandhi from the post of parliamentary party leader. He has been replaced with Bhagwant Mann, who is said to be close to party chief Arvind Kejriwal. Mr Gandhi had spoken against the expulsion of Yogendra Yadav, and Prashant Bhushan from the National Executive. The decision came hours after expulsion … Continue reading AAP removes parliamentary party leader Dharamvira Gandhi

Second part of Budget session begins

The second half of the budget session of Parliament is beginning tomorrow. While the Lok Sabha will reconvene tomorrow as scheduled, the Rajya Sabha which was prorogued in order to re-promulgate the land ordinance will begin its sittings from April 23rd. It is all set to be a stormy affair with the government determined to … Continue reading Second part of Budget session begins

Prez, Vice-Prez, PM greet LS Speaker

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Mohamad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on her birthday. Extending his greetings President Mukherjee wished her good health and happiness. Vice-President Ansari also wished Mrs Mahajan good health and many more years in the service of the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in … Continue reading Prez, Vice-Prez, PM greet LS Speaker

Rjaya Sabha to be convened from April 23

Rajya Sabha will be convened on the 23rd of this month. The session will continue till 13th of next month. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs made a recommendation to President Pranab Mukherjee in this regard. The meeting, chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, was attended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu and other members of … Continue reading Rjaya Sabha to be convened from April 23

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