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  • Rajya Sabha Day celebrated in Parliament House

    Rajya Sabha Day celebrated in Parliament House

    Naidu recalled that as Chairman of the Upper House, he had endeavoured to make its functioning more effective and productive.

    May 11, 2022
  • Week in Parliament

    Week in Parliament

    Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman came out with flying colours while replying to Opposition attempts to raise doubts over Government claims.

    April 10, 2022
  • Uncertainty deepens

    Uncertainty deepens

    President Rajapaksa dissolved the Cabinet on Monday as he tried to put in place a unity government in the face of public unrest over the ruling party’s handling of the direly indebted economy. The endemic shortage of food and crippling power cuts are but symptoms of the overwhelming malaise.

    April 8, 2022
  • Parliament adjourned sine die after conclusion of the Budget Session

    Parliament adjourned sine die after conclusion of the Budget Session

    In the Rajya Sabha, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu did not make his customary valedictory remarks as some sections of the House kept shouting.

    April 7, 2022
  • Govt has taken various steps for revival of construction and realty sector

    Govt has taken various steps for revival of construction and realty sector

    The Government has taken various measures under 'AtmaNirbhar Bharat' for the revival of the construction and realty sector across the country, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

    April 7, 2022
  • Rajya Sabha passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022

    Rajya Sabha passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022

    An amendment to refer the Bill to a Select Committee moved by Tiruchi Siva (DMK) was defeated as there were only 59 votes in its favour and 97 against it.

    April 6, 2022
  • A Week in Parliament

    A Week in Parliament

    After Lok Sabha, the Upper House gave another opportunity to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to rebut Opposition charges against Government projections and to give clarifications on issues like proposed capital expenditure and petroleum price-hike.

    April 3, 2022
  • Week in Parliament

    Week in Parliament

    Parliament last week completed the budgetary exercise for 2022-23 in the Lok Sabha when the House approved the Finance Bill, 2022, along with the Appropriation Bill, 2022, and voted in full the demands for grants of all Central Ministries.

    March 27, 2022
  • Week in Parliament

    Week in Parliament

    Debates on the railway budgets have always seen interruptions by members who want to pursue projects and demands related to their regions and States.

    March 20, 2022
  • Budget session: Parliament to resume normal sittings from Monday, COVID-19 restrictions to stay

    Budget session: Parliament to resume normal sittings from Monday, COVID-19 restrictions to stay

    Lok Sabha has a total accommodation of 538 members, out of which 282, including the Prime Minister, can sit in the chamber while the rest 258 can sit in the galleries at a given time.

    March 12, 2022
  • VP asks public representatives to protect dignity of Parliament

    VP asks public representatives to protect dignity of Parliament

    Inaugurating a newly constructed state-of-the-art Durbar Hall in the precincts of Goa’s Raj Bhavan, he expressed concern over disruptions in Parliament and the recent happenings in some legislatures.

    March 4, 2022
  • Ukrainian Parliament votes to impose ‘martial law’ for 30 days

    Ukrainian Parliament votes to impose ‘martial law’ for 30 days

    As per the law, the constitutional rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens, provided in Articles 30-34, 38, 39, 41-44, 53 of the Constitution of Ukraine, may be temporarily restricted.

    February 24, 2022
  • Week in Parliament

    Week in Parliament

    The Rajya Sabha clocked 100 per cent productivity for the week.

    February 6, 2022
  • Budget session 2022-23- Curtain Raiser

    Budget session 2022-23- Curtain Raiser

    Giving details of the schedule of the session, a Rajya Sabha secretariat note here stated that the Budget session would be held in two phases.

    January 30, 2022
  • Ahead of Budget Session, Rajya Sabha releases Code of Conduct for members

    Ahead of Budget Session, Rajya Sabha releases Code of Conduct for members

    President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint sitting of two Houses on January 31 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1.

    January 29, 2022
  • Fresh spin in Pakistan’s wash cycle

    Fresh spin in Pakistan’s wash cycle

    It’s no coincidence that Jinnah’s Pakistan died on 1 March 1971, when Yahya postponed the opening session of parliament, the National Assembly in Dhaka, and let loose secession and mass murder (it’s also no coincidence that it followed Ayub’s imperial presidency, and Bhutto’s refusal to recognise an elected legislature). It is parliament that best expresses the will of the people. It always has.

    January 26, 2022
  • Budget Session: Parliament to function in two shifts owing to Covid

    Budget Session: Parliament to function in two shifts owing to Covid

    The bulletin said that members should arrive at the Parliament by 10.30 am on January 31 in order to obviate any inconvenience.

    January 25, 2022