Tag: Lok Sabha

Congress, BJP spar in LS over Maharashtra violence

New Delhi:The Congress and the BJP clashed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over the Maharashtra violence which left a young man dead. Congress leaders blamed the state’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the unrest while the BJP accused the Congress of politicising the issue and “dividing the masses”. Before the issue was raised, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
FinMin requested to bring ATF under GST: Sinha

New Delhi: Civil Aviation Ministry has proposed to include jet fuel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, Parliament was informed on Thursday. “This ministry has requested Ministry of Finance to include ATF in the ambit of GST regime with full input tax credit at the earliest possible,” Minister of State of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Naidu releases Lok Sabha 2018 calendar

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday released the Lok Sabha calendar 2018 which is based on the theme of inscriptions in parliament. Naidu said the theme of the calendar is unique and motivating and the sublime messages in the inscriptions were pearls of wisdom and part of the country’s philosophical traditions. He […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Lok Sabha passes Bill that criminalises triple talaq

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that criminalises instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim husbands after the government rejected an overwhelming demand from the Opposition to refer the legislation to a Parliamentary standing committee for detailed consideration. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 was […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Bill on triple talaq introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A bill criminalising triple talaq was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday amid protests from opposition parties who objected to its introduction. Members from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), Biju Janata Dal, and some other parties spoke against the introduction of The […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Lok Sabha passes amendment bill on GST cess

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed an amendment bill that seeks to replace an ordinance in which tax rates on motor vehicles was hiked to a maximum of 25 per cent under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The House took up for discussion the GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill, 2017 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Parliament's winter session: LS adjourned till Monday, RS adjourned till 2.30 p.m

New Delhi: The winter session of parliament began on Friday after obituary references the Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day till Monday. Soon after the house met, newly elected member Sunil Jakhar took the oath of office. Jakhar is the son of former Speaker Balram Jakhar. He won the by-poll from the Gurdaspur Lok […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Bill on backward classes commission to be reintroduced

New Delhi: The bill to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) will be reintroduced in the Lok Sabha during the winter session, sources said on Thursday. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in the Monsoon Session but the Rajya Sabha made certain amendments to it. With the two […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sonia asks Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urgently pass the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha where the BJP has a majority. In a letter to Modi, Gandhi said: “You may recall that the Rajya Sabha had passed the Women’s Reservation Bill on March 9, 2010. Since then, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

New Delhi: The monsoon session of the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday. The Speaker said the House worked for 71 hours and passed 14 Bills.

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Govt to enhance human milk bank facility: Nadda

New Delhi: The government proposes to enhance the human milk bank facility which was recently launched in a city hospital, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Responding to a supplementary question on whether more such banks will be set up, Health minister J P Nadda said plans are to “enhance” the facility. The bank at […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Six Congress MPs suspended for unruly conduct

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended six Congress MPs for five consecutive sittings for improper conduct after they tore up papers and threw them towards her podium. The six MPs – Gaurav Gogoi, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Ranjit Ranjan, Sushmita Dev, M.K. Raghavan and K. Suresh — would have to remain out […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Lok Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus, 3 bills introduced

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed acrimonious scenes over several issues, including farmers’ plight and incidents involving cow vigilantes, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for the day. Earlier, the House was adjourned soon after it met in the morning, on the second day of the monsoon session. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Sansad Ratna Awards 2017
Nine MPs to be conferred with Sansad Ratna awards

Chennai: Nine Members of Parliament — six from the Lok Sabha and three Rajya Sabha members — will be honoured with the `Sansad Ratna Awards 2017′ here on Saturday. “The awards will be presented to the parliamentarians by Justice (retd) P.Sathasivam, Governor of Kerala,” K. Srinivasan, chairman, Prime Point Foundation, told reporters here on Friday. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
BJP sets target of 400 seats in next Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: The BJP has set an ambitious “Mission 400” target for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a top party leader said on Friday. The BJP, which won 282 seats in 2014, has identified 120 Lok Sabha seats won by opposition parties in the last general election and has chalked out a strategy to win these […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021