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.
Draft data protection bill allows processing sans consent for security, credit scores, debt recovery
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Aadhaar mandatory for getting PM-Kisan benefits from December onwards: Centre
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Citizenship Amendment Bill an attempt by govt to distract people from its failures on NRC, economy: Congress
Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi said the bill is in violation of many articles of the Constitution and the basic spirit of the Preamble which talks of equality, liberty and fraternity. Claiming that the BJP is "digging a political graveyard" for its NDA allies from northeastern states, Gogoi appealed to those parties to vote with their conscience.
Asaduddin Owaisi alleges citizenship bill seeks to make Muslims stateless, rips copy of proposed law in Lok Sabha
The is an insult to India's freedom fighters, Owaisi retorted, accusing the BJP-led government of working to marginalise Muslims in the country.
Public sector banks turn profitable in April-September FY20
PSBs had posted huge losses in 2017-18 and 2018-19 financial years due to heavy provisioning for non-performing assets and other contingencies, according to the minister. State-run lenders had posted aggregate operating profits during 2017-18 and 2018-19 of Rs 1,55,603 crore and Rs 1,53,871 crore respectively.
Citizenship Bill against Constitution: Congress
Initiating the debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Congress member Manish Tewari said the government has come up with the measure for a political motive "which everyone knows", but did not elaborate. He also said that the Bill was violative of the provisions of Articles 14, 15, 21, 25 and 26.
Citizenship Amendment Bill has endorsement of India's 130 crore citizens: Amit Shah
Trying to allay apprehensions of people of the Northeast, Shah said the Narendra Modi Government is committed to protect the customs and culture of people of the region and informed that Manipur will be brought under Inner Line Permit regime, where the proposed law will not be applicable.
Bharatmala project: Here’s how one of Union government’s key infrastructure program has progressed
The total length of roads approved in the phase I roll out of the project is around 34,000 km which is approximated to be completed with an expenditure of Rs 5,35,000 crore.
Devendra Fadnavis flays Maharashtra govt for stalling projects, brief Assembly session
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Egg tarts, Ruins of St. Paul’s, spa sessions: Fatima Sana Shaikh's trip to Macao was all about rejuvenating
She enjoyed a fine dining meal at the Michelin starred Indian restaurant Golden Peacock.
BSE to conduct mock session for Bharat Bond ETF on Dec 11-12
Bharat Bond ETF would be the first corporate bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the country.
Retailers feeling the heat opt for advancing sales
Ecommerce marketplaces Amazon and Flipkart have lined up promotions this month and next to clear inventory. Discounts will be offered across a range of products, including electronics and smartphones. The trend of bringing forward winter sales from the usual time of end-December or early January started two years ago, following poor business in the preceding months.
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.
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.
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