PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

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

Rajya Sabha adjourned over ruckus on newspaper report on Rafale fighter jets deal

AMN / NEW DELHI Proceedings of both Houses of Parliament were disrupted today after a media report made fresh revelations related to Rafale fighter jets deal. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day and Lok Sabha witnessed two adjournments as Congress-led Opposition created uproar over the issue. As soon as Rajya Sabha met for … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned over ruckus on newspaper report on Rafale fighter jets deal

Highlights of PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on President’s Address in Lok Sabha

WEB DESK The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha.In a series of tweets Prime Minister said: “A Government has to work for the people of India, a Government has to be sensitive to people’s aspirations. There is no room for corruption. So … Continue reading Highlights of PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on President’s Address in Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha adjourned over issue of faculty reservation in higher institutions

AMN / NEW DELHI The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day as opposition including SP, BSP, RJD, TMC and other parties continued their protests over changes in the faculty recruitment system in colleges and universities. In the post-lunch session, as BJP MP Bhupender Yadav started speaking on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned over issue of faculty reservation in higher institutions

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ELECTIONS

EC issues notice to Siddhu for seeking votes on religious lines

  AMN The Election commission has issued a notice to Congress leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu for seeki ...

EC stops online streaming of web series on PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has ordered to stop online streaming of a web series on Prime Ministe ...

Electioneering at its peak for 3rd phase of LS polls

AGENCIES Leaders across political spectrum holding rallies and roadshows for the third phase of Lok Sabha ele ...

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SPORTS

Asian Weightlifting Championships begin in China

The Asian Weightlifting Championships began in Ningbo, China today. The competition will continue till the 28t ...

Asian Athletics Championships to begin in Doha tomorrow

The Asian Athletics Championships will begin in Doha tomorrow. The first day will decide eight gold medals. ...

IPL: Rajasthan defeat Mumbai by five wickets

In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in Jaipur this evening. Rajasthan ach ...

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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

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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ART & CULTURE

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 ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...