Articles tagged under: Lok Sabha

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

Very much dissatisfaction among farmers in my constituency over crop insurance compensation: Jamnagar MP in Lok Sabha

November 26, 2019
Very much dissatisfaction among farmers in my constituency over crop insurance compensation: Jamnagar MP in Lok Sabha

Jamnagar: There's very much dissatisfaction among farmers in my constituency over rightful compensation, insurance firms are denying them. Insurance firms have adopted policy of ensuring their own benefit.Their monopoly needs to be regulated, Jamnagar BJP MP Poonam Madam said in Lok Sabha today. DeshGujaratRead More

PM Modi’s reply to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha

June 25, 2019

New Delhi: Taking a swipe at Indian National Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the corrupt who are out on bail can enjoy as his government does not throw people in jail arbitrarily. "Our government's fight against corruption will continue. Action against the corrupt is the work of the courts. This is a democracy, we can't throw people in jail arbitrarily. The corrupt who are out on bail can enjoy," Mr Modi said in his Lok Sabha re...Read More

BJP MP from Kota – Rajasthan, Om Birla elected Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

June 19, 2019

New Delhi: BJP lawmaker from Kota in Rajasthan Om Birla was on Wednesday elected as the Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha as an unanimous candidate. His name was proposed among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seconded by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and others. A number of set of proposals in favour of Mr Birla was also proposed by Amit Shah and Congress floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. Sudip Bandyopadhyay of Trinamool Congress and Pinaki Misra of BJD among others suppo...Read More

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