PARLIAMENTARY AWAAZ

Both houses of Parliament prorogued

Both the houses of Parliament have been prorogued. The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine die yesterday after the conclusion of budget session. The session had begun on 23rd of February. It had a recess from 21st of march to 19th of April.

Rajya Sabha adjourned several time over Gadkari issue

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned several time today amidst noisy scenes by Opposition Congress, which demanded resignation of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari following an adverse CAG report involving a private company, owned by his family. “ab to yet spashat hai Gadkari bhrasht hai” opposition member were heared crying in the well of House. Raising the … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned several time over Gadkari issue

Gadkari to move privilege motion against Congress leader Anand Sharma

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said that he will move a privilege motion against Congress leader Anand Sharma for levelling false allegations against him. Talking to media persons outside Parliament, Mr Gadkari said that the CAG report on irregularities in obtaining loan by his company Purti Group, has not said anything against him. He said … Continue reading Gadkari to move privilege motion against Congress leader Anand Sharma

Govt introduces Land Bill in Lok Sabha

The Rural Development minister Chaudhry Birender Singh today introduced the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Second Bill, 2015 in the Lok Sabha. The opposition members from Congress, Trinamool Congress, NCP, CPI(M), RSP and BJD opposed the Bill before its introduction. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge raised the question … Continue reading Govt introduces Land Bill in Lok Sabha

Din in Lok Sabha over Govt’s decision to extend Budget session

The government today came under sharp criticism from the opposition on the extension of Lok Sabha for three days till 13th of this month. Raising the issue during zero hour in the House, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge accused the government of bulldozing the opposition on its majority. He alleged that opposition parties were not taken … Continue reading Din in Lok Sabha over Govt’s decision to extend Budget session

Current session of Lok Sabha extended till May 13

The ongoing session of the Lok Sabha has been extended for three days. The House which was scheduled to be adjourned sine die tomorrow will now sit till 13th of this month. The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh this evening. Minister of State for … Continue reading Current session of Lok Sabha extended till May 13

Rajya Sabha expresses concern over phone tapping

Several members in the Rajya Sabha today expressed concern over the issue of phone tapping terming it as a blatant breach of privileges. As soon as the House met for the day, Naresh Agarwal of the Samajwadi Party raised the issue and wanted a ruling from the Chair. Anand Sharma of the Congress said the … Continue reading Rajya Sabha expresses concern over phone tapping

Rajya Sabha passes bill to swap territories with Bangladesh

ANDALIB AKHTER IN A RARE GESTURE OF magnanimity the Rajya Sabha today unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue. Yesterday the Constitution 119th Amendment Bill on land boundary agreement between India and Bangladesh was approved at a … Continue reading Rajya Sabha passes bill to swap territories with Bangladesh

Embarrassing moments for BJP in Lok Sabha

The government today faced some embarrassing moments in Lok Sabha as 12 BJP members voted against a clause of the GST Bill, instead of voting in favour. The 12 ruling party members pressed red button instead of green when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan put the Clause 2 of the Constitution Amendment Bill to division of votes. … Continue reading Embarrassing moments for BJP in Lok Sabha

MPs in RS demand ban on Ayurvedic product for sex determination

AMN The Rajya Sabha poday witnessed noisy scenes over an Ayurvedic product that is believed to be helpful in the sex determination amidst members’ demand for its ban. Raising the issue, K C Tyagi of the JD(U) said the government should take action against the pharmaceutical company as it goes against Prime Minister’s call for … Continue reading MPs in RS demand ban on Ayurvedic product for sex determination

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