PARLIAMENT OF INDIA
Trade halt between India and Pakistan worries traders in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
A recently published book assessing the impact of ongoing India-Pakistan faceoff on border economies—Unilateral Decisions Bilateral Losses-- claims that around 9000 families in Punjab, 600 traders and 300 laborers in J&K suffered heavily due to political strains between the two nuclear countries.
Budget Wish List: Simplify tax laws, dispute resolution, say experts
There are a significant number of cases involving an amount of around 10...
India can end up with five per cent real GDP growth this fiscal : Bibek Debroy
"The aspirational growth rate could be between 6.5 per cent to...
First convention centre made by India in Africa launched as Delhi enters China's turf
India on Tuesday inaugurated first ever convention made by it in Africa with the Foreign Minister S Jaishankar inaugurating the Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) in Western African state of Niger as part of its outreach to the continent.
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha chairs were requested not to refer RTI Bill to panels
Government has now made public the file notings which show its move on ‘expediting passage’ of RTI bill.
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers planned, a third person could be accommodated in case of a joint sitting of Houses. The new building is part of the mega central vista redevelopment plan.
Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya and Mizoram kept out of CAA for there is no Hindu Bengali population there: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Replying to a question during interacting with young students at the Youth Parliament organized by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati on Thursday Sarma said that it is not correct to say while Assam is under the ambit of CAA and other North eastern states are left out of ambit of CAA.
Heartening to see protesters’ belief in constitution: Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee said that the last few months have witnessed people, particularly the youth, come out on the streets in large numbers to voice their views on issues "which in their view are important".
Ready for CAA-NRC debate with PM, HM: Kapil Sibal
“I challenge the PM and the HM to debate with me, anywhere and anytime of their convenience... I will expose their lies,” Sibal said at a Congress press conference, soon after Shah dared opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, to debate with him on CAA.
India plans to mandate cyber security measures for power grids
Grid operators and regulatory agencies will need to have a continuity plan handy in the event of a cyber attack, according to draft rules published by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. The move is part of a overhaul of the decade-old guidelines.
UK prime minister to welcome new lawmakers to Parliament
Johnson will welcome some 100 newly elected colleagues, many of them coming from parts of the country that were once the strongholds of the opposition Labour Party.
CAA protests: People on streets as things to be said inside Parliament were not said, says court
The court asked the investigating officer of the police to put on record all the evidence which showed that Chandrashekhar Azad was allegedly giving incriminatory speeches at the gathering at Jama Masjid and any law which showed that the gathering there was unconstitutional.
Confiscation at airports, e-cigarette users cry foul, says law allows personal use
Despite the new e-cigarette prohibition law excluding personal use, e-cigarette users are reporting seizures of their devices at airports across the country after the civil aviation ministry issued an ambiguous circular, according to the Association of Vapers India.
US Congressman backs India on J&K efforts
US Congressman Paul A Gosar (Arizona) has come out strongly in support of PM Narendra Modi's measures to promote peace in J&K and combat cross-border terror.
Congress: Shah spoke of all-India NRC in Parliament
Rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claims at a rally here, Congress said it was Union home minister Amit Shah who spoke about nationwide NRC in both the Houses of Parliament.
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