PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill

The Lok Sabha today passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by voice vote. The bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 to provide for road safety. Provisions related to increasing penalties of traffic violations, addressing issues on third-party insurance, regulation of cab aggregators and road safety are proposed in the amendment. The … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill

Divyangs Enthrall top dignitaries of country at a cultural programme

“Divya Kala Shakti: Witnessing Ability in Disability” organised by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment in New Delhi Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Divyang children from different parts of the country today enthralled top dignitaries of the country through their superb performance at a cultural programme at parliament House campus. The cultural evening ‘Divya Kala … Continue reading Divyangs Enthrall top dignitaries of country at a cultural programme

Parliament passes Protection of Human Rights Amendment Bill

ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI Parliament passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with Rajya Sabha approving it on Monday. The Lok Sabha has already passed the Bill. The Bill amends the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. The bill provides for a reduction in the tenure of Chairpersons of National Human Rights … Continue reading Parliament passes Protection of Human Rights Amendment Bill

Lok Sabha passes RTI Amendment Bill

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI The Lok Sabha today passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to empower the Centre to make rules to decide the tenure, salary, allowances and other terms of service of Information Commissioners of the Central Information Commission and also of State Information Commissions. Earlier, Opposition members … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes RTI Amendment Bill

Rajya Sabha witneses repeated adjournments over Karnataka crisis, shooting in UP

BISHESHWAR MISHRA / NEW DELHI The Rajya Sabha today witnessed repeated adjournments following protests by Opposition members on the political crisis in Karnataka and Sonbhadra firing incident in UP . When the house reassembled at 2 P.M. after its first adjournment, the scene was no different as members from Congress, TMC, AAP and others raised … Continue reading Rajya Sabha witneses repeated adjournments over Karnataka crisis, shooting in UP

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday. The Bill seeks to empower transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination against them. The bill will also make all the stakeholders responsive and accountable for upholding the principles underlying the bill. … Continue reading Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill by ‘Voice Vote’ with 07 amendments

 As many as five amendments relate to GST By TN Ashok / New Delhi The Finance (No.2) Bill, 2019 that gives effect to the proposals of the Central Government for the year 2019-2020 was passed in Lok Sabha Thursday.  Finance Minister Ms Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha that the finance bill giving effect to … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill by ‘Voice Vote’ with 07 amendments

Parliament passes NIA (Amendment) Bill

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI Parliament has passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approved it today. The Lok Sabah has already passed the bill. The legislation aims at enhancing the jurisdiction of NIA to investigate scheduled offences committed outside India targeting Indians as well as Indian assets abroad. The … Continue reading Parliament passes NIA (Amendment) Bill

Surrogacy Regulation Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

AMN / NEW DELHI Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha today. The Bill had been passed by the last Lok Sabha but lapsed after the dissolution of the House. The Cabinet earlier approved the introduction of the Bill that aims to prohibit commercial surrogacy in India. … Continue reading Surrogacy Regulation Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

“Take the Zeal Of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament Village”, Lok Sabha Speaker tells MPs

  Staff Reporter New Delhi Lok Sabha Speaker Mr Om Birla has urged the Members of Parliament to work towards taking the zeal of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament to each village of the country.  Launching a two-day Swachhata Abhiyan (Special Cleanliness Drive) in Parliament House Estate Saturday, Birla said that the commencement of the Swachhata … Continue reading “Take the Zeal Of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament Village”, Lok Sabha Speaker tells MPs

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...