Articles tagged under: Lok Sabha

80th All India Presiding Officers Conference to be held in Gujarat

November 24, 2020

Gandhinagar: To celebrate the centenary year of All India Presiding Officers Conference, this year the Conference is being held in Kevadia, Gujarat on 25-26 November. The Conference will be inaugurated by President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind on 25 November 2020 at 11 am. Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu will also attend. Speaker, Lok Sabha and Chairperson of the Conference Shri Om Birla will grace the two day event. Governor of Gujarat, Shri Achary...Read More

PM inaugurates Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament

November 23, 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament through video conference, today. These flats are located at Dr B D Marg in New Delhi. Eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said Green Building norms have been incorporated in this Multi Storeyed flats for the Members of Parliament. He hoped that these new flats will keep all the ...Read More

Conference of Speakers to be held at Statue of Unity in presence of President and Vice President

November 21, 2020
Conference of Speakers to be held at Statue of Unity in presence of President and Vice President

Statue of Unity: Gujarat State assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi today said that the 80th convention of assembly speakers from across the States will be held at Statue of Unity based tent city - 2. He said Speakers of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and 33 State assemblies will attend this convention which will be also addressed by the President of India and the Vice President in physical presence while the Prime Minister will address a concluding session virtually via online video conferencing. Trivedi ...Read More

Two Universities in Gujarat to get national status

September 21, 2020
Two Universities in Gujarat to get national status

Gandhinagar: Gujarat based Raksha Shakti University will get national level status. A related bill was passed in the Lok Sabha to upgrade Rakha Shakti University as institute if national importance. A bill seeks to upgrade the Gujarat-based Raksha Shakti University as an institution of national importance and also change its name. According to proposals under Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020, the Rashtriya Raksha University (in place of Raksha Shakti University) will be a multi-discipl...Read More

GIFT City CEO welcomes Lok Sabha nod to IFSC bill

December 11, 2019
GIFT City CEO welcomes Lok Sabha nod to IFSC bill

Gandhinagar: Lok Sabha today passed The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill 2019 for unified regulator for IFSC. Tapan Ray, MD & Group CEO, GIFT City (India's only IFSC), commenting on this development said, "The International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill 2019 passed today in Loksabha is a welcome step. This will further accelerate and fast-track development of the IFSC at GIFT City – India’s operational International Financial Services Centre (IFSC). ...Read More

Adhir Ranjan refuses to apologize for his bizarre remark calling PM and HM infiltrators and illegal migrants in Delhi from Gujarat

December 02, 2019

New Delhi: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury(Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha) refuses to apologize for his remark,in which he had called PM Modi and HM Amit Shah infiltrators/illegal migrants in Delhi from Gujarat. BJP drops demand of apology so that house may proceed ahead with scheduled agenda. BJP MP Uday Pratap Singh had given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha, over derogatory remarks made by Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury yesterday, in which Chowdhury had called PM Modi and HM Amit Shah ille...Read More

Ahmedabad MP asks questions in Lok Sabha in mother tongue Gujarati

December 02, 2019

New Delhi: Ahmedabad MP Hasmukh Patel, the first time member of Lok Sabha today exercised his right to ask questions in mother tongue Gujarati language in Lok Sabha. Gujarati is otherwise heard very rarely in parliament. Patel asked Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal whether the syllabus of school can be chosen by the States. He also asked supplementary question, that too in Gujarati. DeshGujaratRead More

24 Judges against sanction strength of 52 in Gujarat High Court; 12 new Judges appointed in last 4 years

November 28, 2019
24 Judges against sanction strength of 52 in Gujarat High Court; 12 new Judges appointed in last 4 years

New Delhi: Sanctioned strength of Judges in Gujarat High Court is 52, against which the working strength is 28 while 24 posts are vacant. In last four years, the Gujarat High Court has got 12 new Judges of whom 5 were appointed in year 2016, none in 2017, 4 in 2018 and 3 in 2019 upto 20th November. These details were shared by minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad in Lok Sabha in written reply. The minister also stated: As per the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP), initiation of pr...Read More

34,627 mobile towers in Gujarat of which highest 5721 in Ahmedabad; more towers planned in 70 uncovered villages

November 28, 2019
34,627 mobile towers in Gujarat of which highest 5721 in Ahmedabad; more towers planned in 70 uncovered villages

New Delhi: Under Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) projects, the Government has planned new mobile towers at 70 locations in the State of Gujarat for installation of Base Transceiver Stations(BTSs) for mobile service connectivity of uncovered villages. The number of operational BTS in State of Gujarat as on 20th November, 2019 is 1,34,852 (2G -29199 Nos., 3G -17920 Nos. and 4G-LTEs 87733 Nos.) at 34,627 mobile tower locations. The number of B...Read More

Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu merger bill introduced in Lok Sabha

November 26, 2019
Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu merger bill introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019 was introduced today in Lok Sabha. The bill proposes merger of two neighboring union territories into one. Statement of object and reasons: The Union territories of Daman and Diu and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli are located in western region of the country. Both Union territories were under the Portuguese rule for a long time. They were liberated from Portuguese rule in December, 1961. Since 19...Read More