Tag: Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha Adjourns Till Noon
Lok Sabha Adjourns Till Noon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the House.

  • Monday, 29 November 2021
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).

  • Monday, 09 August 2021
BJP to launch 'Jana Adalat Yatra’ in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to highlight the alleged inefficiencies of the ruling-BJD, the BJP is going to launch ‘Jana Adalat Yatra’ in 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of the State. The saffron party will organise the campaign from February 10 to 17 and will file chargesheets against the State government during these public courts in the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Unfortunate BJD stayed away from no-confidence motion debate: CPI

Bhubaneswar: CPI national secretary, D. Raja today termed BJD’s decision to not participate in the no-confidence motion debate in Lok Sbha as unfortunate. “The BJD should have participated in the debate over the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha yesterday. It is unfortunate that the regional political party chose to keep away from discussions,” he stated. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Budget 2018-19: No change in personal income tax rates & more

12:45 pm: Finance minister proposes increase in custom duty on mobile phones to 20% from 15% 12:43 pm: Standard deduction of Rs 40,000 for salaried employees in lieu of transport and medical expenses says Finance Minister Jaitley 12:39 pm: Budget 2018: Jaitley proposes to extend 25% corporate tax rate to companies with revenue up to […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD demands equestrian statue of Buxi Jagabandhu in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: Demanding installation of an equestrian statue of Buxi Jagabandhu in Parliament House Complex, BJD Parliamentary party chief in Lok Sabha, Bhartruhari Mahtab today said it will lead to resentment among Odisha people if the statue is not installed. In a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker, Mahtab stated that the people of Odisha can’t picture […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tribunal on Mahanadi in 3 months: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: While maintaining that a discussion will be a better way to resolve the Mahanadi dispute and ensure enough water for Odisha, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari said that the centre acknowledges the right of Odisha to demand a tribunal and it […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
No discussion on Mahanadi issue amid uproar in RS

Bhubaneswar: Discussions on Mahandi water dispute could not be held in the Rajya Sabha today following uproar by Congress leaders over the Triple Talaq Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week. As the pandemonium continued over the Triple Talaq Bill, the Speaker adjourned the House for the fourth time, till 11 am […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
LS passes bill on changes in bankruptcy code

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a Bill that seeks to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to plug potential loopholes and prohibit “certain persons”, such as wilful defaulters, from submitting resolution plans to let them take charge of the company. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed after […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dharmendra eager to contest polls from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday expressed his keenness to contest the next general polls from Odisha, but left it to the party to decide whether he would contest Lok Sabha or Assembly election. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in New Delhi to mark the 20th anniversary of OTV, Pradhan stated, “If […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mahanadi water row disrupts Lok Sabha proceedings

New Delhi: BJD Parliamentarians created an uproar in the Lok Sabha today after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan did not accept an adjournment motion for discussion on a tribunal formation to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute. The Speaker adjourned the proceedings till 12 noon when BJD MPs stood beside their seat and shouted slogans. Following the adjournment […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
NEET, JEE may be held twice a year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admission to engineering colleges might be conducted twice a year, informed Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Upendra Kushwaha in the Lok Sabha on Monday. In reply to a written question in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Baijayant hails SC verdict; says right to privacy should be fundamental with exceptions

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Baijayant Panda who had introduced the Data (Privacy and Protection) Bill in Lok Sabha in 2017 hailed the Supreme Court verdict upholding Right to Privacy as a fundamental right. Panda who has been writing about Aadhaar, privacy and data security issues for past several years, said “The stand I have taken is […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mission 2019: BJP puts top central leaders in charge of Odisha LS seats

Bhubaneswar: With 2019 elections in sight, the BJP has put five central leaders including union ministers in charge of the 21 Lok Sabha seats of Odisha. A blueprint regarding the saffron party’s strategy was chalked out at the state executive meeting held in Bhubaneswar today with the newly-elected Panchayat representatives. Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021