Parliament

Thousands celebrate reinstatement of Nepal's Parliament

Oli has not made any public comments since the ruling, which has put him in a difficult position because he will not have the support of a majority of lawmakers.

published on : 24th February 2021

Construction of new parliament building not necessary now: NCP MP Supriya Sule

NCP MP Supriya Sule said the Union government is going to spend Rs 800 crore to Rs 1,000 crore on the Central Vista project.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Sri Lankan government cancels Pakistan PM Imran Khan's address to Parliament

It is significant to mention that Imran Khan's speech at the Sri Lankan parliament had been included in PM's itinerary on the Pakistan government's request.

published on : 18th February 2021

Indian High Commission in London writes open letter to UK MP regarding concerns on farmers' protest

Claudia Webbe also extended support to climate activist, Disha Ravi, who has been arrested in connection with the 'toolkit' case, related to the farmers' agitations.

published on : 16th February 2021

PM Scott Morrison apologises to woman who was allegedly raped in Australian Parliament, promises probe

Scott Morrison appointed government lawmaker Celia Hammond to work with political parties to investigate Parliament House culture, improve workplace standards and to protect staff.

published on : 16th February 2021

Parliamentary panel on defence intents to visit Galwan Valley, Pangong in eastern Ladakh: Sources

The panel's visit to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) depends on the approval from the government.

published on : 13th February 2021

Tryst with history: 100 years since Duke of Connaught laid foundation stone of Parliament House

The building was designed by Sir Herbert Baker, who along with Sir Edwin Lutyens was chosen to design the new imperial capital in Delhi.

published on : 12th February 2021

Agricultural reform domestic issue of India, says Leader of UK Parliament

Another Labour MP Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi also pushed for a debate over 'the largest protest on the planet', in the main Commons chamber itself.

published on : 12th February 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman slams Opposition for creating false narrative, says govt working for poor sections

FM reminded the Upper House of several schemes that have been implemented for the poorer sections of the country, like the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and the Pradhan Mantri Saubhagya Yojana. 

published on : 12th February 2021

Union budget instrument to attain Aatmanirbhar Bharat, says FM Sitharaman in Rajya Sabha

Besides providing 'quick short term solutions', Sitharaman said that the government is also looking at "long term sustainable growth".

published on : 12th February 2021

Australia report says make Google and Facebook pay for news

Google has ramped up its campaign against the proposed law, telling the committee last month that the platform would likely make its search engine unavailable in Australia.

published on : 12th February 2021

MEA should make sincere efforts to enhance global cooperation on maritime piracy: Parliamentary Panel

The Ministry of External Affairs had first on April 24, 2012, piloted a separate comprehensive domestic Anti-Piracy legislation to deal with piracy.

published on : 12th February 2021

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to make statement on 'present situation in Eastern Ladakh' in Lok Sabha shortly

Earlier today, Singh informed the Rajya Sabha that through sustained talks, both Indian and China have reached an agreement for disengagement on the north and south bank of Pangong Lake

published on : 11th February 2021

36 members participated for over 6 hours in General Discussion on Budget 2021 on Feb 10: LS Secretariat

Coming out of Parliament at 12.45 am, both Union Minister Giriraj Singh and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur slammed the opposition for being casual about the budget discussion.

published on : 11th February 2021

5,922 arrested in terror cases between 2016 and 2019: Government tells Rajya Sabha

A total of 5,922 people were arrested under the anti-terror law between 2016 and 2019, while 132 people were acquitted during the said period.

published on : 10th February 2021
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