The ceremony was marked by installing the ‘sengol’ in new Lok Sabha chamber beside the speaker's chair.
The government of India has released a video showcasing the interiors of the newly-built Parliament building. The new building, which is the part of Central Vista Project has been inaugurated on May 28 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Watch how the new Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers will look.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is trying to seek the opposition's support for the Delhi government's fight against the Centre. Kejriwal kicked off a whirlwind tour beginning with West Bengal and Maharashtra to elicit support from the Trinamool Congress, NCP, and Shiv Sena-Uddhav Thackeray against the Centre’s ordinance on jurisdiction over bureaucrats in the national capital. But what does the Ordinance mean and can AAP unite the opposition in Rajya Sabha to defeat the bill? Watch to find out.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced that it will hold a "maha rally" at Ramlila Maidan here on June 11 against the "black ordinance".
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It's a watershed moment for India's corporate law regime! Both the Houses of Parliament , the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, have cleared the Competition Amendment Bill (2023). The Competition Commission of India or the CCI is the regulator tasked with enforcing rules to ensure that firms and corporates compete effectively with one another and now it has been equipped with a modern, revamped regime in sync with the needs of a rapidly evolving market. So, what will be the impact on mergers and acquisition activity in India? Will there be more scrutiny on India Inc? Can we expect a speedier clearance of transactions now? Moneycontrol's Editor (Deals) Ashwin Mohan speaks to two Competition Law experts Vaibhav Choukse, Partner and Head ( Competition Law) , J Sagar Associates, and Anisha Chand, Partner, Khaitan & Co, to find out.
According to it, the Lok Sabha functioned for over 45 hours against a scheduled duration of 133.6 hours while the Rajya Sabha worked for over 31 hours out of 130 hours.
Nearly a quarter of all CPSEs posted a loss in 2021-22, as per the data provided by the finance ministry to Parliament
As soon as the Upper House reassembled for the afternoon session, after being adjourned in the morning session, Deputy Chairman Harivansh asked Sujeet Kumar (BJD) to raise a discussion on the working of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship amid sloganeering by the treasury bench and the opposition members.
As soon the second part of the Budget session of the House started, Defence Minister and Deputy Leader of the Lok Sabha Rajnath Singh stood up, and said Gandhi has tried to 'defame' India in London through his remarks on Indian democracy.
Patra made this statement in the context of the lack of sufficient deliberation on legislation in the parliament.
Opposition raise slogans amid PM Modi’s Motion of Thanks in the Parliament. Just before PM Modi began his address, opposition raised slogans saying ‘Modi-Adani Bhai Bhai’. Adani Group stocks erased over $118 billion in market value triggered by the Hidenburgh’s research. Watch!
There have been instances in the past when the collegium had agreed to the views expressed by the Government and recalled its reiterated recommendations, law minister said in a response
Taking a swipe at the Congress party, PM Modi said it wasted six decades despite enjoying wide support at all levels of government and failed to fix the issues facing the country.
In his reply, Modi recounted achievements of his governments - from eliminating waiting for getting cooking gas to opening bank accounts for everyone and providing electricity connections.
Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply to Motion of Thanks on President's address in Rajya Sabha. Watch the PM's remarks here!
The jacket PM Modi was wearing was made of material recycled from plastic bottles, officials said.
The minister's response also noted that 1,390 cases are pending in district and subordinate courts for more than 50 years. Of the 1,390 cases, 992 are civil cases while 398 are criminal cases.
'Budget will give a push to building an ecosystem for semi conductors. We have a lot of interest from fabrication units to set shop in India - India’s aim is to build an ecosystem for AI just like what we have done for UPI', says MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar to Moneycontrol on Budget 2023 - watch!
It will be the 259th session of Rajya Sabha and 11th session of the 17th Lok Sabha.
Parliament's Budget Session will begin from January 31 with President Droupadi Murmu's address to the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Retail inflation based on consumer price index which remained above the Reserve Bank's tolerance level of 6 per cent since January this year has declined to 5.88 per cent in November.
In a written reply, Pawar said the vaccine is to be given in two doses of 0.5 ml each in a gap of 28 days.
Replying to queries in the Rajya Sabha during the Question Hour, the Coal Minister said India's domestic coal requirement will reach 1,500 million tonnes by 2030, for which the nation needs to scale up its production.
Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the minister said it is true that in last few years, Bangladesh and Vietnam have made progress in the field of cotton textiles and garments.