PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

SC asks Parliament to review powers of Speakers to disqualify members

AGENCIES/ NEW DELHI In a path breaking ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said, the time has come when Parliament should have a rethink on whether disqualification petitions ought to be entrusted to a Speaker as a quasi-judicial authority when such Speaker continues to belong to a particular political party either de jure or de … Continue reading SC asks Parliament to review powers of Speakers to disqualify members

Budget Session of Parliament to commence on January 31

Staff Reporter The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on January 31 and conclude on April 3 with a recess in between. The first phase of the session will be held from 31st of January to 11th of February and the second phase from 2nd March to 3rd of April. President Ram Nath Kovind will … Continue reading Budget Session of Parliament to commence on January 31

Lok Sabha Speaker lauds role of Indian community in Canada

By A Correspondent / Toronto Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has lauded the role of the Indian Diaspora in Canada saying they have made valuable contribution in varied areas of business, industry, services sector and in the political sphere, not only in the Provincial Governments but also in the Union Government of Canada. He said … Continue reading Lok Sabha Speaker lauds role of Indian community in Canada

“Capacity-Building of Lawmakers Necessary for Strengthening Democracy”: Lok Sabha Speaker

 Camp, Ottawa (Canada) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said that capacity-building of lawmakers is necessary for strengthening democracy. He said that for this he has initiated a practice of holding briefing sessions on important legislative business before the House to improve the awareness of Members on such issues, thereby facilitating good debate and discussion … Continue reading “Capacity-Building of Lawmakers Necessary for Strengthening Democracy”: Lok Sabha Speaker

INDIA TO HAVE NEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE BY 2022: LOK SABHA SPEAKER

CAMP, OTTAWA Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said that India will hold its Session in new Parliament House to mark the 75th Anniversary of its Independence in the year 2022. He informed that the redevelopment and revamping of the Central Vista from Rastrapati Bhawan to India Gate have already been initiated and the aim … Continue reading INDIA TO HAVE NEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE BY 2022: LOK SABHA SPEAKER

Chairman Releases Rajya Sabha Calendar 2020

Calendar is exclusively dedicated to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi A Akhter / New Delhi Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu today released Rajya Sabha Calendar 2020 at Parliament House. The Calendar is exclusively dedicated to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th … Continue reading Chairman Releases Rajya Sabha Calendar 2020

Indians have deep-rooted trust in democratic system: Lok Sabha Speaker

By A Correspondent / DEHRADON Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said the people have deep-rooted trust in the country’s democratic system. This was proved in the last Lok Sabha general elections which recorded 67 percent polling. “Our present Lok Sabha represents India’s strength and diversity by having members from 36 political parties and 4 … Continue reading Indians have deep-rooted trust in democratic system: Lok Sabha Speaker

RS Chairman lauds MPs for near 100% productive winter session

House clocks the best performance in 49 years with 9.5 starred questions orally replied every day A AKHTER / NEW DELHI Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu described the winter session of the House that concluded on Friday (Dec 13) as one marked by ‘seriousness and brevity’ and lauded the members for turning out near … Continue reading RS Chairman lauds MPs for near 100% productive winter session

Winter Session of parliament ends

STAFF REPORTER / NEW DELHI Both the Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die. In his observation, Lok Sabha Speaker, OM Birla said, the Houses functioned 130 hours 45 minutes in this session. He also said, the productivity of the House was 115 per cent. The speaker said, during the session, several important Bills were passed … Continue reading Winter Session of parliament ends

Bill to amend welfare of Senior Citizens Act introduced in Lok Sabha

AMN / NEW DELHI The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha today. It was introduced by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot. The bill, among other things, seeks to remove the ceiling of ten thousand rupees as maintenance and includes the preference … Continue reading Bill to amend welfare of Senior Citizens Act introduced in Lok Sabha

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