PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Arjun Sengupta passes away

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Renowned economist and Rajya Sabha member Arjun Kumar Sengupta, died here on Sunday after a brief illness. Sengupta, was 73. He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences where he died. He is survived by his wife and daughter. Sengupta has worked as a special ..

Speaker to lead Indian group at 56th CPA meet

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will visit Nairobi to attend the 56th Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). The conference will be held from September 10 to 19.
The Delegation consists of five parliamentarians from the India ..

Parliamentarians Pay Tributes to Dadabhai

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Chairman of the BJP Parliamentary Party L.K. Advani were among other parliamentarian who paid floral tributes at the portrait of Dababhai Naoroji in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his Birth Anniversary, today.Members of Parliament..

Let begin Zero Hour first; suggests VP

NEW DELHI: Vice President of India and the chairman of upper house of Indian parliament Rajya Sabha, Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday proposed to bring changes in the timing of proceeding of the House. He said that the current practice tramples on the rights of individual Members and detracts..

Speaker concerned over disruption of House

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has expressed concern over disruptions in the House. Describing the trend as alarming, Mrs Kumar said that if this is not checked, it would lead to unforeseen consequences.In her valedictory remarks on the conclusion of fifth session of fifteenth lok sabha..

MPs get more monetary relief

NEW DELHI: A day after Members of Parliaments (MPs) were sanctioned to get three-fold increase in salaries, the government on Monday also approved an increase of Rs ten thousand in their allowances.
Earlier the Cabinet hiked the salaries of MPs from Rs. 16,000 per month to Rs.50,000.
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MPs to get three fold salary

NEW DELHI (AMN) THE government on Friday approved hike in the salary of the members of Parliament. The meeting chaired by the Prime Minister gave green signal to the amendment in the law relating to the MPs salaries by increasing the monthly salary from Rs.16000 to Rs 50000. the cabinet also ..

Murli, Mohan, Munshi are Best Parliamentarian

NEW DELHI: The President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday gave away the prestigious Best Parliamentarian Awards to Mohan Singh and Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi and Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi at an impressive function in the Central Hal

Cong slams opposition

NEW DELHI: Congress on Monday criticized the opposition for bringing an adjournment motion in Parliament on the issue of price rise and dubbed the move as a disruptive tactic

More Seats in LS Press Gallery

NEW DELHI (AMN): Keeping in view of growing number of media persons covering Lok Sabaha, the Lower House secretariat has arranged three more seat to the press gallery

“Three additional seats (3A, 17A and 23A) have been added in the first row of the Lok Sabha ..

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SC slams Centre for ‘lethargy’ over upkeep of Taj Mahal

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, wh ...

India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting ...