The parties acknowledge that defeating the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, which send 80 members to Lok Sabha, is key to oust it from power at the Centre. But they remain shy of taking any initiative to unite forces against the BJP, more so considering the poor results of such alliances in the past.
The debate on restoring concessions for elderly citizens has been on for nearly a year now, after rail passenger volumes reached pre-COVID levels. Senior citizens across India have also been protesting demanding the restoration of concessions in railway fares.
Sao (53), an Other Backward Class (OBC) member, has replaced prominent tribal leader and former Union minister Vishnu Deo Sai, who was leading the state BJP since June 2020.
Piloting the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022, Power Minister R K Singh said ”this is the bill for the future,” and urged the members to approve it. The bill was later passed by the House after rejecting amendments moved by some Opposition members.
Governments across the world are making boosting commitments towards climate action to avert environmental crisis.
It was after the House discussed a supplementary question related to the availability of human resources in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh called Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy to explain the government’s position in private.
Union Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey said this in the Lok Sabha in response to a question by Congress MP Jyotsna Charandas Mahant.
The counting started at 6 pm under the supervision of the Lok Sabha Secretary General, who is the returning officer for the poll.
Anuj Yadav, the advocate of the MP, said that the special judge of the MP-MLA court, Siyaram Chaurasia, gave the decision in favour of Atul Kumar Singh alias Atul Rai, who represents the Ghosi Lok Sabha seat and has been in jail since June 2019 in the case.
The standing parliamentary committee requested that senior citizen concessions be brought back while scrutinising concessions to railway employees.
As soon as the House met at 2 pm, papers were laid on the table and two resolutions adopted amid continued sloganeering by Congress members.
Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan responded to the debate.
New Delhi, Aug 3 The government on Wednesday withdrew the Data Protection Bill from the Lok Sabha. The Bill was introduced on December 11, 2019..
The Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday that India makes up about 2% of the estimated USD 360 billion global space economy.
The bill seeks to mandate use of non-fossil sources, including green hydrogen, green ammonia, biomass and ethanol for energy and feedstock to achieve the twin target of reducing dependence on fossil fuel and achieving energy security
Half of the states and Union Territories in India don’t have access to a district hospital in each district, the Centre has informed the Lok Sabha.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) member Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar took a bite out of a raw brinjal in the Lok Sabha to make a point about high LPG cost.
Participating in the debate on price rise in Lok Sabha, BJP leader Jayant Sinha contended that the government has ensured that the ''thali'' (plate) of the poor is full of eatables and the people are shielded from the impact of inflation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ukraine crisis
The Congress members were suspended last Monday for the rest of the session for protesting and carrying placards inside the House.
The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, introduced by Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, also seeks to expand the scope of the University from beyond the railways to cover the entire transport sector to support the ambitious growth and modernisation in the field.
A discussion on price rise has been listed in the Lok Sabha for Monday and in the Rajya Sabha the next day.
Congress workers gathered in Amethi in the morning and after a meeting at the party office here they blocked the Gauriganj-Jagdishpur Road, disrupting traffic movement, district officials said.
In a written reply to a question on whether the government has any proposal to implement ”rotational headship policy” in AIIMS, New Delhi, the minister said, ”The recommendations of various committees on the issue of rotational headship have been divergent and marked by absence of consensus”.
A major political row broke out on Thursday over Chowdhury's 'rashtrapatni' remark with the BJP launching an all-out offensive against the opposition party, accusing Chowdhury of hurling a "deliberate sexist insult" at President Droupadi Murmu and demanding an apology from the Congress chief.
As the House resumed at 4 pm, MPs from both treasury and the Opposition were shouting. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki, who was on Chair, urged members to take their seats. As pandemonium continued, he adjourned the proceedings for the day.