The National People's Congress (NPC) session with about 2,900 members began this morning at the Great Hall of People amid unprecedented security in the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic which has killed 4,634 people in China, majority of them in Wuhan where the deadly virus emerged in December last year.
Karti's tweet was in response to Tejasvi's statement that read: "If our doctors, healthcare workers, soldiers at borders & airport staff are functioning braving all odds, shouldn’t we be doing our duties as well? "
The bill also seeks to empower the central government to terminate a nominated trustee before the expiry of his/her term
The PRS report also pointed out that in the budget session of 2018-19, 100 percent of demands were passed without discussion
As the Opposition criticised the government for not taking action to restore the provisions which were struck down by the Supreme Court, Singh told the Lok Sabha that the Union Cabinet has already cleared a bill in this regard.
"The new telecom policy is almost ready, and, this month, we will place it on the Department's website for public comments. We will bring it in the next session of Parliament," said Sinha on the sidelines of 'Deendayal SPARSH Yojana' award ceremony.
A group of ministers, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will soon meet to finalise the amendments to the new Consumer Protection Bill, 2015, based on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, he added.
While early convening of the Budget Session may become a norm in the years to come, the Winter Session of Parliament is likely to be convened on November 12 this year to get the supporting legislations for the GST rollout approved early.
Hopes are high that the long-standing Goods and Services Tax (GST), which has been pending for more than a decade, will be passed in the ongoing monsoon Parliament session.
The Prime Minister, who spoke in the Upper House as it bid farewell to 53 retiring MPs, noted that Rajya Sabha members are representatives of the states and the interest of their state should be a priority for them.
We are working on that public utility dispute resolution bill. We are trying best to introduce in...Budget Session, but we need to complete a lot of work. The draft is ready, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said Friday.
At a meeting of the BJP parliamentary party, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present, party chief Amit Shah told MPs that the they should take "Budget to the people" by highlighting the schemes and ensure that the benefits reach grassroot levels.
The proposed goods and services tax (GST) is aimed at launching the biggest revenue shake-up in decades as it seeks to replace a slew of federal and state levies, converting the nation of 1.2 billion people into a customs union.
State governments have given their inputs, so we thought at least we should define this whole thing as what is a market place, why it is a market place, when it is portal related," Sitharaman told PTI.
The government is unlikely to take up the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill in the Budget session as it has five more months to pass the ordinance. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Monsoon session.
Gadkari also said the bill for developing 101 river stretches as waterways would be passed in the Parliament session this month, and that the work on developing the 1,620 km-long waterway between Varanasi and Haldia has begun. "I am not showing any dream to you.
With his surprise sabbatical "for a few weeks" sparking speculations, sources within Congress on Monday said Rahul Gandhi was upset over his views and strategies being rejected by party veterans.
The bill is slated to give a complete constitutional framework to sharing of taxes between the Centre and the states.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said "substantive work" was done in the month-long session which had also witnessed the passage of a key economic reform legislation, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, which was hanging fire for nearly a decade due to political differences.
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's meeting with the industry heads in the telecom sector has been deferred till September 11. The open house discussion has been deferred for the second time now.
Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved amendments to the SEBI Act providing for appointment of presiding officer at the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT).
National Textiles Corporation (NTC) generated funds of Rs 6,154 crore from the sale of surplus land. The Parliament was informed about the proceedings of the sale in its monsoon session today.
There are deep divisions within the ruling Congress party and its allies over how to ratify the plan. Many lawmakers oppose using an executive order and want the measure passed in parliament.
It's been a parliament session of half measures- the most successful was the banking amendment Bill that cleared both houses albeit with some changes.
It has been a flat week for the market so far. CNBC-TV18's managing editor Udayan Mukherjee says there is not much reason for the market to make a big decisive move. â€œIn any case it has been stuck in a range. It looks like it will be that way for a few days longer,â€ he adds.