The Prime Minister also asked MPs to focus on malnutrition status in their areas and create awareness about government welfare measures and programs to control it.
Trinamool MP Shantanu Sen was seen on national television snatching the report right out of the Minister's hand, tearing it apart and then throwing the shredded pieces into the air.
In response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani gave data on the children orphaned during the second wave of COVID-19. According to the data, a total of 645 children lost their parents to Covid from April 2021 to May 28.
New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament will begin on January 29 with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both the Houses. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the Union Budget on February 1. The session will be held in two parts — from January 29 […]
New Delhi: The upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to begin from September 14 in which 18 sittings are expected in each of the two Houses that would conduct their proceedings without any off day. Though there was no official communication from the government or Parliament, officials privy to the development told IANS “there […]
New Delhi: Marshals of Rajya Sabha are likely to don white uniforms, resembling those of Navy officers, during Parliament sessions in the summer season. As the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha began on Monday, the marshals appeared in deep blue winter uniform standing alongside Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu. Many of the members of the […]
New Delhi: The winter session of Parliament will see government replacing two ordinances – one on taxation and another on the prohibition of e-cigarettes. According to both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha business list, about 35 legislations, including the crucial Industrial Relations Code, will be taken up during the winter session of Parliament beginning Monday […]
New Delhi: The Union government is considering to extend the ongoing Parliament session by 10 days, sources said on Tuesday. Several MPs of the ruling dispensation were unofficially conveyed of such a possibility at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting. Asked about the likelihood of the session’s extension, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi told reporters after […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended an all-party meeting ahead of Parliament session, which begins on Monday. The meeting was called by the government to seek cooperation from the Opposition parties in smooth running of Parliament. While the government put forth its legislative agenda, the Opposition parties raised other issues, including problems […]
New Delhi: With heavy legislative agenda that includes 10 ordinances, the government on Friday reached out to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to seek her cooperation in smooth running of the Parliament session with three Union ministers visiting her 10 Janpath residence. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and his deputy Arjun […]
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Friday met UPA Chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi to seek her party’s cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, which will commence from June 17. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, along with the Minister of State in his Ministry – Arjun Ram Meghwal, and Minister […]