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Tag: Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha Adjourned
Lok Sabha Adjourned Sine Die A Day Ahead Of Schedule

The Speaker informed that 44 reports of the Department related Standing Committee were presented in the House and 2,058 papers were laid by the Ministers.

Amid Heated Exchange, NDPS Amendment Act Gets Parliament's Nod
Amid Heated Exchange, NDPS Amendment Act Gets Parliament's Nod

After the Tripura High Court's observations in June this year, the government had to bring this amendment through the Ordinance as the Parliament was not in session, she said, adding that other High Courts had asked for corrections in 2014, and 2017.

Installed Nuclear Power Capacity Grew By Over 40 Per Cent In Last 7 Years: Govt
Installed Nuclear Power Capacity Grew By Over 40 Per Cent In Last 7 Years: Govt

The minister said the current annual production of uranium in the country is not enough to meet the annual fuel requirement of all the operational uranium based nuclear power plants.

Aparajita Sarangi
Unemployment, Debt Burden In Rural Odisha: BJP MP Aparajita Seeks Centre’s Intervention

Sarangi urged the Speaker to direct the Centre to seek a report from the State government in this regard

Agriculture Budget Increased To Rs 1,23,000 Crore: Govt
Agriculture Budget Increased To Rs 1,23,000 Crore: Govt

Chaudhary also informed that earlier, the state government used to send memorandum to the Centre for central assistance but now the Centre sends a expert team to the affected areas soon after natural calamities occur and releases assistance to the state for farmers.

US Sanctions On Iran Have No Bearing On India's Chabahar Port Project: Govt
US Sanctions On Iran Have No Bearing On India's Chabahar Port Project: Govt

Replying to a question from BSP member Ritesh Pandey, the minister also clarified that US sanctions are "not relevant" to India's Chabahar port project in Iran "at all".

Suresh Pujari
Mamita Meher Murder Echoes In Parliament As Bargarh BJP MP Demands CBI Probe

Addressing the House, MP Suresh Pujari said that the Odisha government is incapable of handling the Mamita murder case as its MoS (Home) is allegedly involved in it

CDS Bipin Rawat Will Always Be Remembered For His Patriotism: Om Birla
CDS Bipin Rawat Will Always Be Remembered For His Patriotism: Om Birla

The House observed a two-minute silence as mark of respect to the departed souls.

Need Tighter Regulations To Deal With Cybercrimes: IT Minister In Lok Sabha
Need Tighter Regulations To Deal With Cybercrimes: IT Minister In Lok Sabha

Raising the issue of cybercrimes and children becoming victim of cyber bullying, Congress member Hibi Eden had noted that existing cyber laws were "quite weak" to deal with the problem.

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Amend Pharma Education And Research Law
Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Amend Pharma Education And Research Law

Replying to some members who raised the point that the government erased the representation of SC and ST members in the Boards of Governors, he said that this was not true, but since the government has reduced the number of Board members for each institute from 23 to 12, therefore,the SC and ST members will be moved to the Council.

Lok Sabha
Bills For 5 Year Tenures For CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Opposing the introduction of the two bills, Congress member Shashi Tharoor said the move to extend the tenures of the directors of central investigative agencies were in flagrant disregard of the Supreme Court observations.

No Decision On Nationwide NRC Yet: Govt In LS
No Decision On Nationwide NRC Yet: Govt In LS

Till now, the Government has not taken any decision to prepare National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) at the national level, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in a written reply to a question.

Lok Sabha
LS Adjourns Till 2 Pm Amid Oppn Protests; Question Hour Disrupted For Second Straight Day

It is not right, the Speaker repeatedly asserted but as the din continued, he adjourned the proceedings till 2 pm.

Lok Sabha Adjourns Till Noon
Lok Sabha Adjourns Till Noon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the House.

PARLIAMENT
Govt Introduces Constitution Amendment Bill In LS To Restore States' Rights On OBC List

Most Opposition members, including those from Congress, have supported the politically sensitive bill as it touches on the interests of the numerically strong Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha Passes Two Bills Amid Din
Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha Passes Two Bills Amid Din

The Factoring Regulation Act, 2011 was enacted to provide for regulating the assignment of receivables to factors, registration of factors carrying on factoring business and the rights and obligations of parties to the contract for assignment of receivables.

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Parliament's Monsoon Session From July 19

Noting that this will be the sixth session of the 17th Lok Sabha, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday said that the Monsoon Session will take place from July 19 to August 13 with 19 days of business.

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LS Begins Online Language Learning Course For Lawmakers

"Learning the languages of other democracies will help in such sharing. Knowledge of foreign languages helps to bring democracies closer to each other and strengthen parliamentary democracy around the world," Birla noted.

Former Phulbani MP Sugrib Singh Dies Of Covid-19
Former Phulbani MP Sugrib Singh Dies Of Covid-19

Phulbani: A former Lok Sabha member from Phulbani, Sugrib Singh died of Covid-19 infection, one of his relatives informed on Monday. Singh was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar…

Union Budget Sets Pace For Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Finance Minister Sitharaman In LS
Insurance Amendment Bill In Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that raising the FDI limit in the insurance sector to 74 per cent was necessary to help insurers deal with issues concerning financial stress. She said this while moving the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021 for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha. The amendment bill, that […]

3.17 Lakhs Cyber Crimes In India In Just 18 Months: Govt
3.17 Lakhs Cyber Crimes In India In Just 18 Months: Govt

New Delhi: A total of 3,17,439 cyber crimes and 5,771 FIRs were registered online through a centralised portal in the last 18 months — a sizeable number of them in Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said the Ministry of Home Affairs […]

Economic Survey
FM Sitharaman Tables Economic Survey 2020-21 In Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented the Economic Survey that details the state of the economy ahead of the government’s Budget for fiscal year beginning April 1, 2021. The Economic Survey 2020-21, authored by a team led by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Venkata Subramanian, details the state of different sectors of the […]

New Parliament Building Has 888 Lok Sabha Seats, Know What This Means For Odisha?
New Parliament Building Has 888 Lok Sabha Seats, Know What This Means For Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s USP is his determination. For, Modi’s grit is the wake up call to the political will.

Speaker Om Birla Appoints Former IAS Officer Utpal Kumar As New LS Secretary General
Speaker Om Birla Appoints Former IAS Officer Utpal Kumar As New LS Secretary General

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla appointed Retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Utpal Kumar Singh as the new Secretary General of the Lok Sabha for a period of one year and Lok Sabha Secretariat in the rank and status of Cabinet Secretary with effect from December 1. Singh will succeed Snehlata Shrivastava. Singh […]

Aadhar
Lok Sabha Passes Bill: Aadhaar To Be Mandatory For NGOs To Receive Foreign Funds

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday unanimously passed a Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign funds and to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a “summary enquiry”. The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020, which seeks amendment to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) […]

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