Articles tagged under: Parliament

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 '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 under British rule. British rule in India is not a more veneer of government and culture. It is a new civilization in growth, a blend of the best elements of East and West. The effect of this will remain even should British sove...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

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

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