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In Democracy, There Should Be Tolerance Towards People's Mandate: Venkaiah Naidu

In Democracy, There Should Be Tolerance Towards People's Mandate: Venkaiah Naidu

Outgoing Vice President M Venkaiah, in his farewell speech, advised the government to be tolerant of the people's(opposition's) mandate.

08 August 2022
Parliament Monsoon Session Adjourned Sine Die Four Days Ahead Of Schedule

Parliament Monsoon Session Adjourned Sine Die Four Days Ahead Of Schedule

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the house sine die, saying it met for 16 days and passed seven legislations.

08 August 2022

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which had arrested Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha member on August 1, said during the course of custodial interrogation, Sanjay Raut...

Ex-Minister RCP Singh Quits JD(U) After Party Alleges Irregularities In Properties' Acquisition

Ex-Minister RCP Singh Quits JD(U) After Party Alleges Irregularities In Properties' Acquisition

RCP Singh had earlier said that the allegations of irregularities in acquiring properties were an attempt to humiliate him.

06 August 2022

Polling To Elect Next Vice President Begins; PM Narendra Modi Casts Vote

All MPs of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, including nominated members, are entitled to vote in the vice presidential election.

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05 August 2022
Rajya Sabha Opposition Members Call For Higher Spending On Healthcare

Rajya Sabha Opposition Members Call For Higher Spending On Healthcare

BJP member Anil Agrawal, taking part in the discussion said importance must be given to providing adequate healthcare infrastructure first, without which right...


04 August 2022
Ex Congress Leader Kuldeep Bishnoi Lauds Modi, Says ‘Best PM’ Ever

Ex Congress Leader Kuldeep Bishnoi Lauds Modi, Says ‘Best PM’ Ever

Former Haryana Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi was expelled by the party for voting for the BJP in the Rajya Sabha polls.


03 August 2022
National Anti-Doping Bill Gets Parliament Nod

National Anti-Doping Bill Gets Parliament Nod

National Anti-Doping Bill gets passed in the parliament. The bill was passed by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha.


02 August 2022
Government Adopting Targeted Approach To Check Inflation: Sitharaman

Government Adopting Targeted Approach To Check Inflation: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has claimed that the Centre has adopted a targeted approach to tackle retail inflation and stresed that the fundamentals of...


02 August 2022
I Was Offered Rs 25 Crore For My Rajya Sabha Vote: Rajasthan Minister Rajendra Gudha

I Was Offered Rs 25 Crore For My Rajya Sabha Vote: Rajasthan Minister Rajendra Gudha

Rajendra Gudha said he spurned both offers and did not mention any leader or a party while making the allegation.


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01 August 2022
No Threat To Stability Of Taj Mahal's Foundation: Centre

No Threat To Stability Of Taj Mahal's Foundation: Centre

It is further informed by ASI that regular monitoring is done by ASI in this regard and that the monument is in a good state of conservation


01 August 2022
Opposition Stages Walkout As Protest To Nirmala Sitharaman’s Reply On Price Rise

Opposition Stages Walkout As Protest To Nirmala Sitharaman’s Reply On Price Rise

The Opposition members from Congress and DMK staged walkout in the middle of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s defence of price rise.


01 August 2022
Punjab Government Must Promote Crop Diversification To Cut Water Consumption: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Punjab Government Must Promote Crop Diversification To Cut Water Consumption: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said the Punjab government should also make efforts toward demand side management and crop diversification. There is a need to reduce...


01 August 2022
Parliament Passes Bill To Extend Domestic Laws To Indian Research Stations In Antarctic region

Parliament Passes Bill To Extend Domestic Laws To Indian Research Stations In Antarctic region

The Rajya Sabha has passed a bill that seeks to extend the application of domestic laws to Indian research stations in the Antarctic region.


01 August 2022
Street Vendors' Issue To Be Presented Before Delhi Police Chief: Hardeep Singh Puri

Street Vendors' Issue To Be Presented Before Delhi Police Chief: Hardeep Singh Puri

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that he will take up the issues of street vendors with the new Delhi Police...


01 August 2022
Rajya Sabha To Discuss Price Rise Tomorrow

Rajya Sabha To Discuss Price Rise Tomorrow

Centre has agreed for a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on rising prices of essential commodities on Tuesday.


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31 July 2022
‘Agnipath’ Scheme: Opposition To Push For Discussion Next Week

‘Agnipath’ Scheme: Opposition To Push For Discussion Next Week

Opposition leaders said while there is a consensus among them about the need for a discussion on Agnipath, which had sparked widespread violence across the...


29 July 2022
Parliament Likely To Discuss Price Hike On Monday

Parliament Likely To Discuss Price Hike On Monday

The Opposition has been demanding discussion on price rise and GST in both the Houses of the Parliament, leading to near washout of proceedings.


29 July 2022
Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 12 Noon Amid Uproar By Opposition Parties

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 12 Noon Amid Uproar By Opposition Parties

While the opposition parties pressed for a discussion on the hooch tragedy in Gujarat as well as the record rise in prices of essential commodities, BJP MPs...


27 July 2022
Parliament Likely To Discuss Price Rise Next Week: Opposition Sources

Parliament Likely To Discuss Price Rise Next Week: Opposition Sources

Parliament Monsoon Session: The opposition parties have conveyed to the government that no discussion on the price rise issue ‘will be allowed’ till their...


27 July 2022
Over 6500 Kashmiri Pandits Still Living In Kashmir: Govt

Over 6500 Kashmiri Pandits Still Living In Kashmir: Govt

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said since the repeal of Article 370 in August 2019, nine government employees have lost their lives in...


26 July 2022
Frauds Reported By State-Run Banks Decline To Rs 3,204 Crore In FY22

Frauds Reported By State-Run Banks Decline To Rs 3,204 Crore In FY22

In 2020-21, PSBs reported 4,680 fraud cases of Rs 7,306 crore, which declined to 2,369 cases corresponding to Rs 3,204 crore in 2021-22


26 July 2022
Over 4.32 Lakh Non-Operational Firms Struck Off Under Special Drives: Government

Over 4.32 Lakh Non-Operational Firms Struck Off Under Special Drives: Government

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government has undertaken special drives for...


26 July 2022
When Is A Member Of Parliament Suspended? Previous Occasions When MPs Were Suspended For A Long Period

When Is A Member Of Parliament Suspended? Previous Occasions When MPs Were Suspended For A Long Period

Prior to Tuesday's suspension of 19 Rajya Sabha MPs, the earlier record for most Rajya Sabha MPs suspended in a single instance was 12 on November 29 2021.


26 July 2022
Decision To Suspend 19 Opposition MPs From Rajya Sabha Taken With Heavy Heart: Piyush Goyal

Decision To Suspend 19 Opposition MPs From Rajya Sabha Taken With Heavy Heart: Piyush Goyal

Leader of the House Piyush Goyal has said that the decision to suspend the 19 opposition MPs following the unrest during the session was taken with a heavy...


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