Mar 07, 2021 01:37 PM IST
The main focus of the government in the second part of the session is to get the various demands for grants for the year 2021-22 passed along with the Finance Bill which carries various tax proposals.
- Feb 28, 2021 11:01 AM IST
The 10-day-long budget session will have eight working days and the budget will be tabled on March 8.
- Feb 10, 2021 06:34 PM IST
Narendra Modi’s remarks are one of the most forceful endorsements by a senior policymaker of the role that businesses can play to distribute wealth and create jobs. Prime Minister also criticises India’s statist bureaucracy for being a drag on growth.
- Feb 09, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Azad, whose term as Rajya Sabha member expires on February 15, has been a member of the upper house for 28 years. He was a member of Lok Sabha for 10 years and was member of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir assembly for three years when he was the chief minister.
- Feb 08, 2021 02:19 PM IST
In his reply to the debate on the President's speech at the start of the Budget session, PM Modi invoked three former prime ministers to attack the Opposition over its criticism of farm laws.
- Feb 03, 2021 09:37 PM IST
The Parliamentary Committee on Science and Technology, in its report submitted on February 3, called upon the government to effectively address the apprehensions.
- Feb 03, 2021 04:57 PM IST
Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said social distancing protocols to avoid COVID-19 are being flouted by protesting farmers as they have gathered in large numbers without face masks at a time the country is still battling the coronavirus pandemic.
- Feb 03, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi informed the House that there was a consensus to give more time for discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President's address. This brings the total time slotted for discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Rajya Sabha to 15 hours.
- Feb 02, 2021 10:17 AM IST
Members of opposition parties, including the Congress, the DMK, the TMC, and CPI (M), had moved adjournment notices in the upper house to suspend the business of the day to debate the three farm laws.
- Feb 01, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, highlighted the rising government spending for purchasing grains and pulses at support prices, and promised to further strengthen the state-regulated markets, or Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs).
- Jan 29, 2021 12:14 PM IST
The recommendation would likely be a part of its final report to be tabled in Parliament during the Budget session today
- Jan 19, 2021 06:16 PM IST
While Birla did not specify the financial implications of the move, sources said the Lok Sabha Secretariat can annually save more than Rs 8 crore with the subsidy coming to an end.
- Jan 19, 2021 05:31 PM IST
All MPs will be requested to undergo COVID-19 test before the start of Parliament session said Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on January 19.
- Jan 14, 2021 08:34 PM IST
The Parliament session, while is scheduled till April 8, would be briefly adjourned on February 15. Both the Houses would reconvene again on March 8 for the second phase of the Budget session.
- Jan 31, 2020 10:56 AM IST
Speaking ahead of the Budget Session, Modi said that he wanted a vast and qualitative discussion on financial issues in both the houses.
- Jan 31, 2020 10:24 AM IST
Senior Congress leaders Motilal Vohra, Ahmed Patel, Adhir Ranjan Choudhury, AK Antony were present at the protest.
- Jan 30, 2020 01:28 PM IST
The session comes amid nationwide protests against the government's citizenship measures, including the amended citizenship law, with opposition parties putting up a united front against the Narendra Modi dispensation.
- Jan 30, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Various parties have already held their individual strategy meets for the budget session of Parliament and would soon get together to evolve a joint strategy to corner the government on key issues concerning the common people, according to sources.
- Jan 28, 2020 08:03 AM IST
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma, Jairam Ramesh, K C Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and K Suresh were present during the meeting.
- Jan 09, 2019 01:47 PM IST
They said the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs deliberated on the dates for the budget session at a meeting.
- Apr 12, 2018 03:59 PM IST
As BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, observed a fast to "expose" the Congress over the issue of disruption of Parliament, Shah accused the opposition of working to obstruct the prime minister's pro-poor and development agenda.
- Apr 10, 2018 03:44 PM IST
The 2018 Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die or with no plan to resume. on April 6,
- Mar 05, 2018 08:19 AM IST
The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet today after a month-long recess in the session.
- Feb 18, 2018 01:38 PM IST
- Feb 01, 2018 10:20 PM IST
FM Arun Jaitley has presented the Union Budget for 2018-19 in Parliament. The Budget was perceived as favouring the rural populace but wasn't very well received by financial markets.