PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Lok Sabha Secretariat makes elaborate arrangements for new MPs

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Lok Sabha Secretariat has made elaborate arrangements for accommodation of the newly elected Members of the House. They will be accommodated in Western court and its newly built Annexe and various State Bhawans in the national capital. Briefing media about the arrangements made for the members of 17th Lok … Continue reading Lok Sabha Secretariat makes elaborate arrangements for new MPs

Social survey programmes are doing a valuable social service: Lok Sabha Speaker

  By A Correspondent / New Delhi A delegation attending the International Social Survey Programme 2019 called on Lok Sabha Speaker Mrs Sumitra Mahajan in Parliament Library Building today. Welcoming the delegation, Mrs Mahajan said that there is a lot of growing interest in India, particularly during election times, in the opinion polls and social … Continue reading Social survey programmes are doing a valuable social service: Lok Sabha Speaker

Vice President appreciates work of Rajya Sabha Secretariat

Expresses dismay over non functioning of House due to disruption Rajya Sabha Day celebrations   Andalib Akhter / New Delhi While appreciating the contribution of Rajya Sabha in the nation building, Vice-President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha Mr M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that his ‘heart bleeds’ when the House does not … Continue reading Vice President appreciates work of Rajya Sabha Secretariat

Indian Parliamentary Delegation attends 140th Assembly of IPU In Doha, Qatar

DOHA, QATAR The 140th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly began at Doha, Qatar on 07 April 2019. Jointly organized by the Inter Parliamentary Union, Geneva and the Qatar Parliament, the Assembly is being attended by 178 member Parliaments. The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani led the galaxy of Presiding Officers and … Continue reading Indian Parliamentary Delegation attends 140th Assembly of IPU In Doha, Qatar

Design to destabilise India will not be tolerated, Vice President warns Pakistan

Pranab Mukherjee releases “Selected Speeches” of Vice President at a grand function     Andalib Akhter / New Delhi In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today warned that any effort to destabilise India would not be tolerated. He said that nationalism was a unifying spirit and was incompatible with sectarianism. … Continue reading Design to destabilise India will not be tolerated, Vice President warns Pakistan

Interim Budget Session was productive, says Minister for Parliamentary Affairs

4 Bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament   A AKHTER / NEW DELHI At the end of the Interim Budget Session 2019, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the session was a success in terms of wide participation of all political parties in discussions on various issues of national importance. … Continue reading Interim Budget Session was productive, says Minister for Parliamentary Affairs

16th Lok Sabha comes to an end

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die   ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI The last session of the sixteenth Lok Sabha came to an end today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi boasting a number of achievements during his tenure. In his last address to the Lok Sabha PM said as the country readies for the general elections, … Continue reading 16th Lok Sabha comes to an end

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on the last day of the Budget Session today. The House passed the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address to the joint sitting of both the Houses without discussion. When the House re-assembled at noon after the first adjournment, BJP MP Bhupendra … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

President unveils portrait of Vajpayee at Central Hall of Parliament

Our Correspondent / New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled the life size portrait of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Central Hall of Parliament. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Ministers and leaders … Continue reading President unveils portrait of Vajpayee at Central Hall of Parliament

Lok Sabha takes up Interim Budget 2019-20 for discussion

WEB DESK The Lok Sabha today began discussion on the Interim Budget 2019-20. Initiating the discussion, Tathagata Satpathy of BJD accused the government of doing nothing for the farmer. He said the budget announcement of providing six thousand rupees annually to small farmers will not even help them to fill up diesel in their tractors. … Continue reading Lok Sabha takes up Interim Budget 2019-20 for discussion

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ELECTIONS

It is Modi Lahar again…NDA is leading in 327

  Our Correspondents / agencies Counting of votes for the 17th Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in ...

Reports of EVMs replacement completely false: EC

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission on Tuesday termed the allegations of EVM replacement as "completely ...

63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out of the total 542 parliamentary seats in previous six ...

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SPORTS

Hockey: Indian women clinch 3-match series beating S Korea 2-1

  By Harpal Singh Bedi India survived some anxious moments before putting it across host Korea 2-1 to r ...

Boxing: Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa enter semis at 2nd India Open

HSB / Guwahati Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Asian Championships bronze medallist Shiva ...

Football: Sethu FC overpower Manipur Police to win Hero Indian Women’s league

  By Harpal Singh Bedi Riding on Sabitra Bhandar's brace Sethu FC (Madurai) overcame Manipur Police ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...