Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Parliament

Czech Parliament approves NATO’s northern expansion

Both chambers of the Czech Parliament have given their approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, the most significant expansion of the Western defence alliance in years. The Chamber of Deputies voted nearly unanimously to endorse the accession of...

Politics: Opposition attacks govt for ‘misuse’ of probe agencies

Both the Houses of Parliament on Thursday witnessed protests by opposition members against the alleged misuse of investigating agencies by the government against political opponents.Opposition members led by the Congress in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha...

Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan march: Delhi Police begin detaining Congress MPS

Delhi Police has started detaining Congress MPs who were protesting against the Central government near the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Earlier, the Congress MPs began their protest march from Parliament house to the Rashtrapati Bhavan in wake of the party's interim president...

Opposition continues protest on GST rates in Parliament, PM meets top ministers

Congress and other like-minded opposition parties held a joint protest against the price rise and increase in the GST rates of essential commodities in the Parliament House complex even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with senior...

Centre unleashing vendetta against opponents: Opposition

The opposition parties met in Parliament on Thursday on the issue of misuse of agencies and later issued a joint statement. The statement said, "Modi Sarkar has unleashed a relentless campaign of vendetta against its political opponents and critics through...

Parliament passes bill to include Darlong as sub-tribe of Kuki in ST list of Tripura

Parliament passed a bill on Wednesday for the inclusion of the Darlong community as a sub-tribe of Kuki in the list of Scheduled Tribes of Tripura.Rajya Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill-2022 with a voice vote....

Parliament passes accountancy bill

Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to revamp the functioning of the institutes of chartered accountants, cost accountants and company secretaries, with Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asserting that the changes will usher in transparency and will not in any...

Opposition walkout in parliament over price rise

Rajya Sabha proceedings were a washout on Monday as a united opposition protested pressing for a discussion on rising prices of fuel and essential commodities.Opposition members also staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha with several of them raising...

Parliament to take final call on Assam-Meghalaya border dispute

A day after he and his Meghalaya counterpart inked a pact to partially resolve interstate border disputes, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday told the Assembly that Parliament would be taking a final call in the matter.The...

2nd part of Budget session of Parliament resumes today

The second part of the Parliament’s Budget session begins on Monday with the Opposition set to corner the government on a range of issues, including rising unemployment, a reduction in the interest rate on employees’ provident fund and the...