Parliamentary standing panel invites suggestions on Industrial Relations Code, Code on Social Security
“The committee have decided to invite memorandam containing views and suggestions separately on each code from the public in general and NGOs/ experts/ stakeholders and institutions in particular,” labour ministry said in a statement. The bills have been referred to the standing committee for examination and report within three months.
33% of RS members didn't pose questions in House
Thirty-three per cent of Rajya Sabha members did not pose any question to the government dur...
RS panel suggests dedicated system to prevent online abuse of children
A dedicated mechanism to deal with online sexual crimes on children an...
Parliament canteen may soon go fully veg
IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, may soon be told to pack up as caterers to the Parliament canteen. The race for its replacement seems to be narrowing down to private brands, Bikarnerwala and Haldiram, choices that may mean the menu available for the MPs will only be vegetarian.
Rajya Sabha Panel submits report on tackling child porn, recommendations could include changes in POCSO Act
The panel may want the POSCO Act to consider as an offence the act of “advocating or counselling sexual activity” to a minor, and may want an international cyber crime reporting portal to facilitate the reporting of sexual crimes against children from all over the world. The panel is learnt to have submitted its report to RS chairman Venkaiah Naidu.
Government gets business done in first Winter Session
The winter session that began on November 18 had 20 working days. While the Lok Sabha outshone Rajya Sabha with 116% productivity to 99%, the quality of debates in the Upper House was better with less disruptions. However, the monsoon session,which was the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha, had a better record.
Winter session: Lok Sabha productivity at 116%; for Rajya Sabha 99%
The Lok Sabha recorded productivity of 116 per cent in the winter session while for Rajya Sabha it was at 99 per cent, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Friday, the last day of the session.
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CAA discriminatory and divisive law; NPR is 'disguised NRC': Sonia Gandhi
"We demand that a comprehensive high-powered commission be constituted to enquire into the incidents connected with the anti-CAA protests and give justice to the affected persons," she said.
Maharashtra may cast shadow on Winter Session
The political scuffle in Maharashtra may affect the Winter Session sitting at Parliament which is scheduled on Tuesday. Some Congress Parliamentarian held a meeting in Delhi on Sunday and decided to stage protests in both the Houses of Parliament from Monday even while keeping an eye on the developments in the Supreme Court.
RS productivity 84 pc in week 2 of winter session
The Upper House turned out important business during the week leading Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and members of the House complimenting each other for the good work done.
Last-minute decision to back VC derailed JNU peace formula
The student agitation at the JNU campus almost ended a month ago, after a formula devised by the HRD ministry was agreed at the highest levels to restore normalcy in the university.
Winter session starts on stormy note; opposition uproar in Lok Sabha
Within minutes of commencement of the Question Hour, around 30 members from the Congress trooped into the Well, shouting slogans and demanding that the government stop attacking the opposition as well as foisting false cases.
Nusrat Jahan in ICU due to respiratory problem, misses Winter Session of Parliament
The actor-turned-MP has a history of asthma.
Winter session should be productive with high quality debates: PM Modi
During the session, which will be the last session of Parliament in 2019, there should be high quality of debates in which all MPs should contribute, Modi said.
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