Parliament

Panel widens data protection scope, recommends more accountability of social media platforms

The JPC report calls for tighter regulation for social media platforms by treating them as publishers who will be regulated for the content they host.

published on : 17th December 2021

Marriage age of women to be raised from 18 to 21, bill in Parliament soon

The government is likely to bring a bill in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament to amend the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, they said.

published on : 16th December 2021

In Rajya Sabha, BJP MP calls protesting opposition members 'Omicron', threat to democracy

'We all are discussing Omicron and Omicron is standing right before us,' BJP MP Shiv Pratap Shukla said, pointing towards the opposition members.

published on : 15th December 2021

Government unlikely to bring bill on cryptocurrency in winter session

They also suggested that whenever a bill will be brought, it will be referred to the parliamentary standing committee for wider deliberations with stakeholders.

published on : 15th December 2021

Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs must apologise, reiterates government 

The government wants to get a number of legislative bills passed and the Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Prahlad Joshi on Tuesday said suspended MPs are being reached out.

published on : 15th December 2021

Sonia Gandhi meets Opposition leaders on joint strategy in Parliament, no invite to Mamata's TMC

Sources said more such meetings would be held in the next few days, in a bid to bring all opposition forces together.

published on : 14th December 2021

Union Home Minister Amit Shah salutes bravery of security personnel killed in 2001 Parliament attack

Amit Shah paid homage to the security personnel who laid down down their lives while fighting terrorists during the Parliament attack on this day in 2001.

published on : 13th December 2021

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa suspends Parliament; leaves for Singapore

Parliament, which ended its sessions on Friday, was originally set to convene on January 11. It will now convene on January 18.

published on : 13th December 2021

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to security personnel killed in 2001 Parliament attack

PM Narendra Modi paid tributes to security personnel who made the supreme sacrifice while fighting terrorists during the Parliament attack on this day in 2001.

published on : 13th December 2021

Nation shall forever be grateful to security personnel who died defending Parliament: President Ram Nath Kovind

Nine people, including eight security personnel, died in the attack by terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based outfits.

published on : 13th December 2021

Panel unhappy with disposal of public grievances

In their eagerness to dispose of public grievances, some government departments and ministries are not taking adequate steps to resolve them properly.

published on : 12th December 2021

Use of cryptocurrency for drug trafficking worries Parliament committee

The Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs has voiced concerns over the increasing use of digital currencies and darknet for drug trafficking.

published on : 12th December 2021

Lesson from farm laws: Government going slow on crypto-currency, other major bills in winter session

The government had unveiled plans to seek parliamentary nod for a total of 29 bills, including three that had been previously introduced in the lower house. 

published on : 12th December 2021

41% of Kerala’s coastline under erosion threat: Study

The report said coasts of Kasaragod, Kannur, Malappuram, Ernakulam and Kollam are dominated by both erosion and stable condition with a few pockets of accretion.

published on : 12th December 2021

Calls in Tamil Nadu grow to give local names to Central schemes

Programmes will have more reach if they get names in regional languages: Experts

published on : 11th December 2021
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