Lok Sabha

Falling short

The country’s economy is facing a familiar challenge ~ the perennial struggle to meet divestment targets. The revelation that the Centre is set to miss its divestment goal by a staggering sum in the current fiscal year is a stark reminder of the persistent hurdles on the road to economic reform.

Staff, third party cannot submit Qs on MPs’ behalf: Advisory

In apparent fallout of the Mahua Moitra case, the Lok Sabha Secretariat on Thursday issued an advisory to MPs that their personal staff or any third party cannot access the Digital Sansad website and give notices or submit questions on MPs’ behalf.

‘SP must show a big heart’

Ajay Rai, a five-time MLA who challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi, is working to revive the Congress in Uttar Pradesh after taking over as the state party chief a few weeks ago.

LS clears National Commission for Allied & Healthcare Professions Bill

“The paramedics and allied healthcare workers are critical part of the medical profession and their contribution is similar to doctors, if not more. The group of allied professionals is large and the bill is trying to regulate this field by providing dignity to their roles,” said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, while replying the debate.