Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Rajya Sabha

Adani row storms Parliament; Oppn demands JPC, SC-monitored probe

Opposition parties Thursday sought a debate in Parliament and a probe by a joint committee into the fraud-allegation-triggered rout in Adani group company stocks, forcing adjournment of proceedings in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the pre-lunch...

Govt failed to achieve any objectives of demo: Sibal

Rajya Sabha MP and former law minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said the government had failing to achieve any of the objectives of the demonetisation exercise and asked who should apologise for it.Attacking the government a day after the...

‘Representations on flaws in collegium system received’

The government has been receiving representations from “diverse sources” on lack of transparency, objectivity and social diversity in the collegium system of appointment of Supreme Court and high court judges with the request to improve the mechanism, Rajya Sabha...

States asked to release prisoners who have completed their sentence: MoS Home

The Centre has asked state governments to release prisoners who have completed their terms but are behind bars due to non-payment of fine, Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Kumar said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.The minister was...

Heated exchange in RS over Kharge’s remarks

KHARGE HAD SAID ‘NOT EVEN A DOG OF THE BJP WAS LOST’ FOR THE COUNTRY Ruling and opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday sparred over certain remarks made by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge in Rajasthan’s Alwar, with treasury bench...

1.15 cr Indians experienced air travel through UDAN

Nearly 1.15 crore Indians who had never before taken a flight were able to experience air travel via the government’s ambitious UDAN scheme, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia informed Parliament on Monday.Replying to queries during Question Hour in...

Issue of vacancies in higher judiciary will linger till new system put in place: Rijiju

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that the issue of vacancies and appointments in the higher judiciary would continue to linger till such time a new system is created for the same.Replying to questions in...

Uproar in Parl over LAC clash; Oppn stage walkout

Opposition parties led by Congress on Monday staged vociferous protests in Parliament over the India-China military clash in Arunachal Pradesh and walked out of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha following the rejection of their demand for an immediate discussion...

Chaos in RS over UCC Bill

Chaos ensued in the Rajya Sabha Friday as BJP’s Rajasthan MP Kirodi Lal Meena introduced the Uniform Civil Code in India Bill, 2020 in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill amid fervent opposition. The Code seeks to...

SKM to hold marches to Governors’ houses on Nov 26

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) will hold marches to Raj Bhavan across the country on November 26, alleging a breach of assurance by the Centre on farmers’ pending demands, the organisation announced on Thursday.The SKM, a body of farmers’...