Tag: Parliamentarians

11 MPs Awarded For Work On Child Rights
11 MPs Awarded For Work On Child Rights

"As parliamentarians, we can make an impact by not just highlighting children-related issues but also working towards fulfilling their rights. Today, children are exceptionally aware of their rights and as parliamentarians, we must give their opinions a greater importance," Gogoi said.

  • Friday, 24 December 2021
6 BJD MPs among 94 parliamentarians yet to declare assets

New Delhi: A reply to a query under RTI Act has revealed that as many as 94 parliamentarians including six Biju Janata Dal MPs are yet to declare their assets and liabilities. The BJD MPs are Arka Keshari Deo, Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Prabhas Kumar Singh, Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo, Pratap Keshari Deb, and Soumya Ranjan […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
BJD MPs will follow Naveen’s directive: Samir Das on vice presidential poll

Bhubaneswar: BJD parliamentarians will follow the directive of party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik regarding the selection of vice presidential nominee, said party spokesperson Samir Das today. Das added, “UPA vice presidential nominee Gopal Krishna Gandhi is a good friend of the chief minister, but Patnaik will take a decision which will be politically […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
All eyes on BJD MPs’ meeting with party chief tomorrow

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In view of some BJD parliamentarians raising questions in social media and press on the way the regional party was functioning few days back, all eyes are on a meeting scheduled to be held at the Sansad Bhawan in New Delhi tomorrow and chaired by BJD party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naidu seeks unity among MPs on national importance

New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed his “unhappiness” over disruptions in Parliament and sought unity among parliamentarians of all political parties over issues of national importance. “I am a little unhappy that our Parliament is not functioning as it should be. I have not hesitated in recording in the book just now […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Parliamentarians grill RBI governor over challenges faced by banks

New Delhi: RBI Governor Urjit Patel, who was on Tuesday grilled by parliamentarians over challenges being faced by the banking sector including the huge number and size of bad loans and frauds like the one in Punjab National Bank, sought more powers for the central bank to oversee Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Patel, summoned by […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
SC dismisses PIL against pension, benefits to ex-parliamentarians

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the provision for pension and other allowances to former parliamentarians and their spouses as it dismissed a plea by NGO Lok Prahari challenging the grant to former lawmakers. “The plea is dismissed,” said a bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul pointing out that […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
MPs, MLAs vote to elect 14th President of India

New Delhi: Parliamentarians and legislators across India began voting on Monday to elect the country’s 14th President in a direct contest between ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and opposition-backed Meira Kumar. Polling to choose the successor of incumbent Pranab Mukherjee, who demits office on July 25, started simultaneously in the national and state capitals […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
BJD to reiterate Special Category Status for Odisha in LS

Puri: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has made it clear that the party will reiterate its demand for Special Category State Status for Odisha in the Lok Sabha. BJD’s parliamentary party leader, Pinaki Mishra has also appealed other parliamentarians from BJP as well as the Congress to support the cause. “Central government should change the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021