Articles tagged under: Parliament

Under PMAY-U 4.75 lakh low-cost homes built in Gujarat in last three years

July 28, 2021
Under PMAY-U 4.75 lakh low-cost homes built in Gujarat in last three years

New Delhi: Gujarat has witnessed construction of total 4,75,366 low-cost homes for slum dwellers under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna – Urban (PMAY-U) in the last three years since 2018-19. The central government has released assistance of Rs. 9034.17 crore in the last three years for construction of low-cost housing for slumdwellers in the state. The information was provided by the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Shri Kaushal Kishore in Rajya Sabha on July 28, 2021, while replying ...Read More

Parliament passes ‘Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021’ to repeal/replace Lighthouse Act 1927

July 27, 2021
Parliament passes ‘Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021’ to repeal/replace Lighthouse Act 1927

New Delhi: Parliament today passed the Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021, which aims to replace over 90-year-old Lighthouse Act 1927, to incorporate the global best practices, technological developments and India's International obligations in the field of Marine Aids to Navigation, to fulfill the vision of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, to make the legislative framework user-friendly and to promote ease of doing business. Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbanand...Read More

Holding umbrella by self, PM Modi addresses media in rain ahead of monsoon session of parliament

July 19, 2021
Holding umbrella by self, PM Modi addresses media in rain ahead of monsoon session of parliament

New Delhi: With an umbrella in his hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid rain today morning addressed the media to give his remark ahead of the start of the monsoon session of parliament today: Welcome friends and I hope all of you have been vaccinated at least once. But even then, I pray to all of you and my colleagues in the House to cooperate in following the Corona protocols. Vaccine is given in ‘baahu’ (arms), and those who take it become ‘Baahubali’. The only way to becom...Read More

PM’s reply to Motion of Thanks on President’s address in Lok Sabha

February 10, 2021
PM’s reply to Motion of Thanks on President’s address in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s address to Parliament, in the Lok Sabha. He said, the speech by Rashtrapati Ji showcased India's 'Sankalp Shakti.' His words have boosted the spirit of confidence among the people of India. Shri Modi thanked the members of the House. He noted during the discussion, a large number of women MPs took part and congratulated them for enriching the House proceedings with their thoughts. ...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of India’s New Parliament Building

December 10, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of India’s New Parliament Building

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the New Parliament Building today. The new building is an intrinsic part of the vision of ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ and will be a landmark opportunity to build a peoples’ Parliament for the first time after independence, one which will match the needs and aspirations of ‘New India’ in the 75th anniversary of independence in 2022. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said today is a milestone in India's democratic...Read More

Herbert Baker and debate on style of building India’s new capital New Delhi over 100 years ago

December 07, 2020
Herbert Baker and debate on style of building India’s new capital New Delhi over 100 years ago

By Japan K Pathak Presented below are the words of Sir Herbert Baker, a British architect of India's Parliament, North Block and South Block, in his October 1912 article - The New Delhi, Eastern and Western Architecture, A Problem of Style: 'First and foremost it is the spirit of British sovereignty which must be imprisoned in its stone and bronze. The new capital must be the sculptural monument of the good government and unity which India, for the first time in its history, has enjoyed un...Read More

PM Modi to lay foundation stone for India’s new Parliament building on December 10

December 05, 2020
PM Modi to lay foundation stone for India’s new Parliament building on December 10

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the new Parliament building and perform Bhumi Pujan in New Delhi on December 10 at 1.00 pm, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said. Birla had visited the Prime Minister on Friday and invited him to the ceremony. Speaker Om Birla said that the construction of the new Parliament building is expected to be completed in October 2022. The new Parliament building will be built on the basis of requirements for next 100 years. This wil...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

Rajya Sabha may be the second house but never the secondary house: PM in speech marking 250 sessions of upper house

November 18, 2019

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha may be the second house, but it is never the secondary house, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today in his tribute to the upper house of parliament as it completed 250 sessions today. The upper house is the soul of the country's federal structure, and provides an opportunity to get away from the electoral politics to contribute to the country and its development, he said, opening a special discussion on the occasion. Much of this, he said, was due to the unique mi...Read More

PM Narendra Modi’s statement at beginning of Winter session of parliament

November 18, 2019

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at parliament to attend the Winter session. Ahead of the session, speaking to media persons outside the parliament building, the Prime Minister said, We want frank discussions on all matter. It is important that there should be quality debates, there should be dialogues and discussions, everyone should contribute to enrich the discussions in the Parliament. Prime Minister further said, In the past few days I had the opportunity t...Read More

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