Articles tagged under: Parliament

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

Ahead of winter session of parliament, PM attends all-party meeting

November 17, 2019
Ahead of winter session of parliament, PM attends all-party meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended the All Parties Leaders meeting here today. Leaders from all major political parties were present on this occasion and they put forth their views on the upcoming session of Parliament. In his remarks, Prime Minister observed that this session of the Parliament will be a special occasion for it will mark the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha and expressed his happiness that special events and activities were being planned to mark this occasi...Read More

Bill for 10% reservation to economic weaker sections gets nod of Parliament

January 09, 2019
Bill for 10% reservation to economic weaker sections gets nod of Parliament

New Delhi:The Bill for 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections of the society got nod from Parliament on Wednesday, with the Rajya Sabha approving it with 165 member voting in favour and 7 voting against it. The Bill, moved for consideration by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chsand Gehlot, was passed by the Upper House with 165 member voting in its favour while 7 voted against it. Earlier, an amendment moved by Ms Kanimozhi of DMK to refer the Bill to...Read More

Winter session of parliament to begin from December 11

November 14, 2018
Winter session of parliament to begin from December 11

New Delhi: The month-long Winter Session of Parliament will begin from December 11, the day counting of votes will take place for Assembly elections in five states; Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram.This would be the last full-fledged Parliament session of the Narendra Modi-led government before the next Lok Sabha polls.The results of the Assembly elections, in which both the ruling BJP and the Congress have high stakes, is bound to cast a shadow on parliamentary pro...Read More

National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 Passed in Parliament

August 07, 2018
National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 Passed in Parliament

New Delhi: National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 was passed by Rajya Sabha on Monday. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot moved in Rajya Sabha the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Third Amendment) Bill, 2017 and the further Amendments made by the Lok Sabha. This Amendment Bill is to repeal the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 as passed by the Lok Sabha. The Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha with an Amendment ...Read More

Narendra Modi led government defeats no-trust motion comfortably in Lok Sabha with 325 vs 126 votes

July 20, 2018
Narendra Modi led government defeats no-trust motion comfortably in Lok Sabha with 325 vs 126 votes

New Delhi: The NDA government tonight sailed through the no-confidence motion against it in the Lok Sabha, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbing it a result of the opposition's "arrogance" and its 'Modi hatao' mindset as he hit back at Rahul Gandhi over "childish" behaviour. The government got the support of 325 members, while 126 backed the motion with 451 MPs present in the House. Members of the Shiv Sena, BJD and TRS were not present in the House when the voting took place. Several ...Read More

Deeper the discussion, better will be the inputs: PM ahead of beginning of parliament session

July 18, 2018

New Delhi: Ahead of parliament session which began today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the media said: In the monsoon session of the Parliament, several pressing issues of the country need to be discussed extensively. The deeper the discussion, better will be the inputs from the senior and experienced members of the house and the country will be all more benefited out of it. The government will also gain from quality suggestions in its decisions and policies. I hope that ...Read More

BJP observe Lokshahi Bachao fast cum sit-in across Gujarat, CM Rupani observing fast on duty

April 12, 2018
BJP observe Lokshahi Bachao fast cum sit-in across Gujarat, CM Rupani observing fast on duty

Gandhinagar: Ruling BJP is today observing save democracy sit-in and fast (Lokshahi Bachao Dharna and Upvas) across Gujarat as part of party's nationwide protest against the alleged attempt of Congress led opposition to obstruct the parliament proceedings and development work of the government. All the MPs of the party along with CM Vijay Rupani and state ministers and other prominent leaders of the party are participating in the protest at various places. CM Rupani...Read More

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