LIVE: PM Modi marks VP Venkaiah Naidu's farewell, says ‘An emotional moment’

Monsoon session of Parliament is scheduled to conclude on August 12, but there are reports that it may be called off earlier. Government and opposition have been at loggerheads over a host of issues, including inflation, alleged misuse of central agencies against opposition leaders, etc. During the second week, as many as 24 MPs (20 from Rajya Sabha and 4 from Lok Sabha) were suspended.
#Modi #RajyaSabha #LawGovernment #Government #News


Yesterday

On Indian highways, Nitin Gadkari cruises along: Our roads to match US freeways

Nitin Gadkari told the Rajya Sabha that with the construction of 26 green express highways, India’s road infrastructure will match that of the United States by 2024. He said: “Delhi to Chandigarh will take two-and-a-half hours, Delhi to Amritsar four hours, and you will be able to do Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours”
#NitinGadkari #RajyaSabha #India #LawGovernment #Government #News


4 days ago

At Mamata’s meeting in Delhi, Abhishek spells out House strategy

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee met the party’s Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs in Delhi. The meeting reinforced the growing clout of her nephew and party national general secretary Abhishek.
#MamataBanerjee #TrinamoolCongress #WestBengal #LawGovernment #Government #News


5 days ago

Parliament monsoon session 2022 LIVE: Cong's Pramod Tiwari gives notice in Rajya Sabha over Indian money in Swiss Bank

Wednesday, August 3, marks day 13 of the monsoon session and proceedings in both Houses will, as usual, commence at 11am. During the first two weeks of the session, no discussion took place in either House. The second week saw as many as 24 opposition MPs (20 from Rajya Sabha , 4 from Lok Sabha) being suspended from respective Houses.
#PramodTiwari #RajyaSabha #Indian #LawGovernment #Government #News


6 days ago

There is no collapse in Indian rupee, asserts FM Sitharaman

There is no collapse of the Indian rupee and it is actually finding its natural course, Nirmala Sitharaman told the Rajya Sabha. She said the rupee has seen more fluctuations against the US dollar but its performance is better than its peers. Reserves are still somewhere in the range of ($) 500 billion, she said.
#NirmalaSitharaman #RajyaSabha #Indian #News #Finance


1 weeks ago

Lok Sabha Likely to Have Debate on Price Rise on Monday

Lok Sabha is likely to have a debate on price rise on Monday, followed by Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Opposition in both House had been raising the issue of rising prices and GST. Last two days of House proceedings drowned due to rashtrapatni remark of Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
#AdhirRanjanChowdhury #LokSabha #LawGovernment #Government #News


1 weeks ago

Bhopal: Digvijaya Singh Grabs Cop By The Collar During Scuffle Over 'Polling Violation'; CM Condemns Act

Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh seen grabbing a police personnel by the collar during a scuffle with police during voting to elect the district Panchayat president, outside the panchayat office in Bhopal. Singh alleged “nine votes were cast with fake medical certificates” and the police and administration were working under pressure of the BJP-led state government during the local body polls.
#DigvijayaSingh #Congress #BJP #Bhopal #News #Politics #LawGovernment


1 weeks ago

Gujarat Hooch Tragedy: Congress Demands Probe by Sitting HC Judge

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi expressed concern over business of spurious liquor and drugs in the BJP-ruled state. Congress demands that the spurious liquor scandal be investigated by a sitting judge of the high court. Congress’ media department head Pawan Khera and Rajya Sabha MP Amee Yajnik urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak up on the deaths.
#RahulGandhi #Congress #BJP #Hooch #News #Politics


1 weeks ago

Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Won't Apologise, Say MPs on Govt's Condition for Revoking Suspension; Oppn Plans Joint Protest

As many as 24 opposition MPs, 20 from the Rajya Sabha and four from the Lok Sabha, have been suspended for their unruly behaviour and creating ruckus in Parliament. The suspension of Opposition MPs can be revoked by the Chair if they apologise and assure they would not show placards in the House.
#RajyaSabha #LawGovernment #Government #News


1 weeks ago

Parliament LIVE: Right to raise issues in House, says Cong over MPs' suspension

Live Parliament LIVE: Right to raise issues in House, says Cong over MPs' suspension. Opposition MPs in both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha have been protesting over several issues including GST, inflation and Enforcement Directorate's questioning of Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. A total of 24 opposition MPs have been suspended so far. AAP MP Sanjay Singh with other MPs, suspended from the Rajy Sabha, during a sit-in protest at Parliament House complex in New Delhi.
#SoniaGandhi #House #ParliamentHouse #News #Politics #LawGovernment


1 weeks ago

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi on issue of price rise

Rahul Gandhi takes swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbing him as a 'king' 57 MPs arrested and 23 suspended for asking questions on unemployment and inflation. Twenty Rajya Sabha MPs have been suspended from the House for the rest of the week. The Congress has been stalling proceedings in Parliament while seeking an urgent discussion.
#RahulGandhi #RajyaSabha #News #Politics #LawGovernment


1 weeks ago

Monsoon Session 19 Oppn Rajya Sabha MPs TMC Sushmita Dev Santanu Sen suspended over misconduct

Opposition MPs have been suspended for misconduct by entering well of the House and sloganeering. Opposition MPs are from TMC, DMK, CPI(M), TRS, TRS. House adjourned briefly for around 15 minutes during Question Hour, the second time in the day.
#SushmitaDevSantanuSen #House #News #Politics #LawGovernment


2 weeks ago

Disruptions over price rise continue to affect proceedings in Parliament

Parliament adjourned on the second day of the monsoon session without much business being conducted on Tuesday. Opposition leaders staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the Parliament complex. Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha adjourned till 2pm amid sloganeering by opposition leaders.
#MahatmaGandhi #RajyaSabha #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 weeks ago

Centre clarifies 'no bill on population control' in response to query raised in RS

Centre clarified that the government is not planning to introduce a bill on population control. The statement from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was in response to a query raised in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Union Minister Giriraj Singh has been among those who had advocated for such a law.
#GirirajSingh #MinistryofHealthandFamilyWelfare #LawGovernment #Government


3 weeks ago

ED summons Sanjay Raut in money laundering case linked to Mumbai chawl re-development

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has been asked to depose at the agency's regional office in Mumbai. He has been questioned once in this case on July 1 and spent about 10 hours with the investigating officer. The Rajya Sabha MP had denied any wrongdoing and alleged that he was being targeted due to political vendetta.
#SanjayRaut #ShivSena #Mumbai #News #LawGovernment


3 weeks ago

ED summons Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut for questioning on Wednesday in money laundering case

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has been asked to depose at the agency's regional office in Mumbai. He has been questioned once in this case on July 1 and spent about 10 hours with the investigating officer. The Rajya Sabha MP had denied any wrongdoing and alleged that he was being targeted due to political vendetta.
#SanjayRaut #ShivSena #Mumbai #News #Politics


3 weeks ago

ED summons Sanjay Raut again

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has been asked to depose at the agency's regional office in Mumbai. He has been questioned once in this case on July 1 and spent about 10 hours with the investigating officer. The Rajya Sabha MP had denied any wrongdoing and alleged that he was being targeted due to political vendetta.
#SanjayRaut #ShivSena #Mumbai #News #Politics #LawGovernment


3 weeks ago

Parliament disrupted on Day 2 over price rise and GST on new items

Rahul Gandhi, in a Facebook post, calls Modi government ‘extortionist’ The second day of the Monsoon session of Parliament had to be adjourned without any substantial business transpiring. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha witnessed disruptions and protests over price rise and the newly imposed goods and services tax (GST) on essential commodities.
#RahulGandhi #LokSabha #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 weeks ago

Sena MP denies reports Uddhav wanted to renew ties with BJP

Priyanka Chaturvedi, a Rajya Sabha MP of the Uddhav Thackeray-led faction of the Shiv Sena, on Tuesday denied reports that the former Maharashtra chief minister spoke about possibly reuniting with its former ally, the BJP. She was responding to a statement made by Rahul Shelwale, a Sena MP who has defected to the rival Eknath Shinde-led group.
#PriyankaChaturvedi #RajyaSabha #Maharashtra #News #Politics #LawGovernment


3 weeks ago

EAM Jaishankar tables bill to amend Weapons of Mass Destruction Act, 2005

Union external affairs minister S Jaishankar tabled a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act of 2005 to bring it in line with decisions taken by multilateral bodies.
#SJaishankar #RajyaSabha #WeaponsofMassDestruction #Act #LawGovernment #Government


3 weeks ago