Monsoon session

Odisha Assembly's monsoon session begins amid COVID-19 curbs

The Chief Minister took part in the first day of the session through video conference from Naveen Nivas while several other members attended through virtual platforms.

published on : 30th September 2020

Odisha Assembly Monsoon session: 12 Bills in 36 hours get Opposition fuming

Opposition chief whip and BJP leader Mohan Majhi said that the Government is planning to rush through the bills without discussion.

published on : 28th September 2020

Covid mismanagement, farm Bills to rock House

The meetings of the BJD Legislature Party (BJDLP) and Congress Legislature Party (CLP) have been convened on September 28 to discuss issues to be raised in the House during the session.

published on : 27th September 2020

Odisha Assembly to meet for four and half hours daily in monsoon session

The Monsoon session of the State Assembly, which commences on September 29, will meet for around four and half hour daily, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro said on Friday.

published on : 26th September 2020

Congress makes three demands on farm bills for ending boycott of Rajya Sabha

Outside Parliament, Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Opposition has decided to boycott Rajya Sabha until the three conditions on the farm bills are met.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Agri bills: Punjabi singers extend support to September 25 'bandh' call given by farmers' unions

Around 30 farmers' outfits have given a call for the complete shutdown of Punjab on September 25 in protest against the bills.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Over 1 crore migrant workers returned to home states on foot during lockdown: Govt

As per provisional available information, 81,385 accidents occurred on the roads during the period March-June with 29,415 fatalities, the minister informed Parliament.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Opposition boycotts Parliament over suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said that the government does not want to keep the MPs away from the proceedings but they should express regret for their action. 

published on : 22nd September 2020

Capitalising on Opposition's boycott, Rajya Sabha passes record number of Bills

The House passed the third contentious Farm bill to remove cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes from the list of essential commodities. 

published on : 22nd September 2020

Parliament LIVE | Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after passage of Major Port Authorities Bill

Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die this afternoon. The session started on September 14 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Crimes reduced this year in houses of MPs in VVIP areas: Centre shares data

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy shared details of the same while responding to questions posed by Anil Agrawal. 

published on : 22nd September 2020

Terror incidents, stone pelting, killings in J-K decreased after abrogation of Article 370: Centre

According to the data shared by Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy, said terrorist incidents registered a decrease of 53 per cent and stone-pelting cases dipped by 56 per cent.

published on : 22nd September 2020

288 people died cleaning sewers, septic tanks in last three years: Centre tells Rajya Sabha

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment told the Rajya Sabha in response to an unstarred question on the number of people who died due to asphyxiation in the last three years.

published on : 21st September 2020

Deve Gowda’s maiden Rajya Sabha speech cut short to 9 mins

He was repeatedly asked by Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh to conclude, even as many members from the NDA benches were heard interrupting the former PM to wrap up. 

published on : 21st September 2020

Mixed response for farm Bills in the Delta region

Confusion over farmer-producer organisations finding no mention

published on : 21st September 2020
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