Winter Session of Parliament

Arms (Amendment) Bill turns law, gets President's nod

It bans the manufacture, sale, use, transfer, conversion, testing or proofing of firearms without a license.

published on : 15th December 2019

'Shame he forgets about women's dignity': Nirmala Sitharaman slams Rahul Gandhi

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi refused to apologise for his remark and alleged that the issue is being raised by the BJP to deflect the attention of people from the protests in the North-East.

published on : 13th December 2019

Lok Sabha passes 14 bills, Rajya Sabha passes 15 bills during Winter Session of Parliament

Notably, one of the major Bill which was passed in this Parliament session was the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019.

published on : 13th December 2019

Slammed for 'Rape in India' remark, Rahul asks Modi to apologise for these three things

The former Congress president accused the Modi-led government of targeting him to deflect people’s attention from the ongoing protests against the Citizenship Bill in the Northeast.

published on : 13th December 2019

'Won't apologise', says Rahul as Lok Sabha adjourned amid din over his 'rape in India' remark

BJP members, including ministers, demanded that Gandhi apologise for his remarks, which they said was shameful for the country's women.

published on : 13th December 2019

Amid protest from Opposition, Finance Minister​ introduces bill to amend insolvency law

Explaining the rationale, Sitharaman said the amendment has been necessitated because there was lot of doubt in the mind of small home buyers and others.

published on : 12th December 2019

'Don't convert India into Jurassic republic': Kapil Sibal slams Shah over Citizenship Bill

Talking about Home Minister, Shah said that he would like to remind him what Savarkar had said. Sibal said that the two-nation theory was not Congress theory.

published on : 11th December 2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad slams Centre, says CAB 2019 'not in interest of country'

The Bill seeks to give citizenship to refugees from the Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.

published on : 11th December 2019

Concerns of North Easterns being addressed thoroughly: Kiren Rijiju on CAB 2019

The Union Minister stated that the northeast has been given full protection under the Citizenship Amendment Bill and slammed the opposition for creating a ruckus in the Parliament over the Bill.  

published on : 11th December 2019

Citizenship Bill: Manifesto of any party cannot override Constitution of India, says Anand Sharma

Sharma said there are provisions in the Constitution in Article 6 and many people have applied for citizenship.

published on : 11th December 2019

Don't need certificate on our nationalism: Sanjay Raut attacks BJP in CAB debate

Opposition parties including Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Trinamool Congress, DMK are protesting against the bill.

published on : 11th December 2019

Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Rajya Sabha

The Bill bans the manufacture, sale, use, transfer, conversion, testing or proofing of firearms without a license.

published on : 10th December 2019

Citizenship Bill is attack on Constitution, attempt to destroy foundation of India: Rahul Gandhi

He said that anyone who supports it is attacking and attempting to destroy the foundation of our nation.

published on : 10th December 2019

Santhali debuts in Rajya Sabha courtesy BJD MP Sarojni Hembram

While the lawmaker spoke in Santhali for about three minutes, English and Hindi translations were made available to other members through  interpretation by a JNU PhD scholar.

published on : 7th December 2019

Parliament okays corporate tax cut; Sitharaman says software developers, miners not eligible for lower rates

The government had brought ordinance to slash corporate tax rate and thereafter brought a bill in this session. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was already passed by the Lok Sabha.

published on : 5th December 2019
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