UK Parliament panel seeks backing for an Indian IMF chief

The committee's report, released to mark UK-India Week last month, had called for a recognition of the mismatch between India's global importance and its status in multilateral organisations.

published on : 19th July 2019

Government mulling extension of ongoing Parliament session by 2-3 days: Source

At the BJP's parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said the session can be extended, if required.

published on : 19th July 2019

India's electronics production estimated at Rs 4.58 lakh crore in 2018-19: Ravi Shankar Prasad

To a question on whether the government is satisfied with the current level of contribution of the Indian electronics industry to the global market, the minister replied in the negative.

published on : 18th July 2019

NMC Bill gets Cabinet nod, to be introduced in current session of Parliament

The NMC Bill was first introduced in Parliament in December 2017, but lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha.

published on : 17th July 2019

Man found guilty over car attack outside UK parliament that injured many

The counter-terrorism division at the Crown Prosecution Service, which prosecuted him, said it was reasonable to assume he had a terrorist motive for the August 14 attack.

published on : 17th July 2019

Excerpts from Meghnad S' book 'Parliamental'

'Raghav sighed, folded the corner of the page he was reading and shut the book. Without looking at her, he continued gulping down his food.'

published on : 17th July 2019

Member states' nominee Ursula von der Leyen elected as European Commission president

The 60-year-old conservative was nominated to become the first woman in Brussels' top job last month by the leaders of the bloc's 28 member states.

published on : 17th July 2019

Parliament nod for Amendment Bill​ to set two central varsities in Andhra Pradesh

Currently, the two universities are functioning in temporary facilities in Anantpur and Vizianagaram respectively.

published on : 16th July 2019

'Give me names of absentees': Miffed PM Modi on ministers skipping Parliament 

Modi raised the issue during BJP's parliamentary party meeting here at the Parliament Library Building and also asked the lawmakers to remain present in the House.

published on : 16th July 2019

Tax officials detected Rs 37,946 crore fraud in FY19, Finance Ministry tells Parliament

In 2018-19, 1,620 cases of fake invoicing were detected involving Rs 11,251.23 crore, and 154 persons were arrested.

published on : 16th July 2019

'Attending Parliament not only meant for MPs': PM rebukes truant ministers

First impression is often the last impression, Modi told MPs, a large number of them first-timers, at the BJP parliamentary party meeting, sources said.

published on : 16th July 2019

Hindi has lowered standards of debates in Parliament: Vaiko

Vaiko's remarks came after a controversy had erupted over the three-language formula proposed in the draft of Centre's new National Educational Policy.

published on : 15th July 2019

Centre targeting West Bengal government, alleges TMC leader

BJP members were seen protesting against the remarks. However, Bandyopadhyay did not elaborate on the content of the advisories.

published on : 15th July 2019

Congress issues whip asking its Lok Sabha MPs to meet every working day in Parliament

Congress party issued a whip to all its Lok Sabha members directing them to meet every Tuesday at 10.15 am in Room No.25 in the Parliament House during Parliament Session.

published on : 11th July 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to reply to Budget debate in Parliament

Opposition leaders have criticised the Budget which aims to make India a USD 5 trillion economy in the next five years.

published on : 10th July 2019
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