Tag: Lok Sabha

LS passes Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill amid protests by Opposition
LS passes Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill amid protests by Opposition

The bill was passed after a brief discussion within half an hour, even as opposition members protested by standing in the well of the House, seeking prime minister Narendra Modi's presence in the House and his response on the Manipur violence. 

  • Monday, 31 July 2023
New look websites of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha soft launched
New look websites of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha soft launched

Once this is done, you will be introduced to a new look website of both the Houses.

  • Sunday, 23 April 2023
Rahul trying to become 'martyr': Ravi Shankar Prasad
Rahul trying to become 'martyr': Ravi Shankar Prasad

Speaking to media persons in Patna, Prasad said: "Congress party could have obtained a stay on the decision of Surat court. They have deliberately not obtained the stay order to utilise the issue during the Karnataka assembly election. He is trying to become a martyr..."

  • Saturday, 25 March 2023
Rahul Gandhi disqualification: BJD maintains safe distance; BJP says steps taken as per law 
Rahul Gandhi disqualification: BJD maintains safe distance; BJP says steps taken as per law 

Rahul was convicted in a defamation case filed by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi over the former's remark, "How come all thieves have common surname Modi?"

  • Friday, 24 March 2023
I am fighting for India's voice, ready to pay any price: Rahul Gandhi
I am fighting for India's voice, ready to pay any price: Rahul Gandhi

According to the Representation of the People Act, a lawmaker sentenced to imprisonment for two years or more shall be disqualified "from the date of such conviction" and remain disqualified for another six years after serving prison time.

  • Friday, 24 March 2023
Will take legal recourse as there is no automatic disqualification: Congress
Will take legal recourse as there is no automatic disqualification: Congress

Citing the chronology of the case, party leader and senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi says that Gandhi spoke on February 7 and after 9 days on February 16, the complainant got vacated his own stay from the High Court and on February 27, the final hearing begans and on March 17, the judgement was reserved.

  • Friday, 24 March 2023
Finance bill proposes hike in securities transaction tax on options & futures trading
Finance bill proposes hike in securities transaction tax on options & futures trading

According to the amendment, debt mutual funds have been stripped of the long-term tax benefit, if they invest less than 35 per cent of their assets in equities.

  • Friday, 24 March 2023
PM Modi meets LS Speaker amid impasse in Parliament
PM Modi meets LS Speaker amid impasse in Parliament

However, the meeting was described as a "courtesy call" to the Speaker by the Prime Minister and his cabinet ministers, which included Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and Law Minister Kiren Rijiju.

  • Thursday, 23 March 2023
Rahul Gandhi disqualified as Lok Sabha MP? 
Explained: Rahul Gandhi Disqualified As Lok Sabha MP Under Provisions Of RPA?

Speaking exclusively to odishatv.in, Supreme Court advocate Vivek Raja said even before the election commission comes into the picture, Rahul Gandhi will stand automatically disqualified under the provisions of RPA.

  • Thursday, 23 March 2023
Parliament
Centre to introduce bill to empower tri-services commanders in LS today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will introduce the Inter-Services Organisations (Command, Control and Discipline) Bill, 2023 in the Lok Sabha.

  • Wednesday, 15 March 2023
Opposition protests in Lok Sabha after several adjournment motions rejected
Opposition protests in Lok Sabha after several adjournment motions rejected

As soon as Question Hour ended, Trinamool Congress member Sougata Ray got up to say that he had given an adjournment motion on Justice Nazeer's appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Monday, 13 February 2023
PM Modi tears into Opposition, terms allegations against him as baseless
PM Modi tears into Opposition, terms allegations against him as baseless

The Prime Minister also dismissed the allegations levelled against him by the Opposition leaders as baseless.

  • Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Govt introduces Anti Maritime Piracy Bill in Lok Sabha
Govt introduces Anti Maritime Piracy Bill in Lok Sabha

The proposed legislation aims to enact a law which is on the lines of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

  • Wednesday, 07 December 2022
Congress seeks chairmanship of at least one substantive Parliament panel
Congress seeks chairmanship of at least one substantive Parliament panel

In a letter to Om Birla, Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said: "Further to my letter of 21st September 2022 on the government's decision to withdraw the only Departmentally-Related Standing Committee assigned to the Congress Party by seizing the chairmanship of the IT Committee for itself,

  • Saturday, 24 September 2022
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid Oppn uproar over 'misuse' of ED
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid Oppn uproar over 'misuse' of ED

As soon as the House met at 2 pm, papers were laid on the table and two resolutions adopted amid slogan shouting and protest by Congress members.

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
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