The Budget session of Parliament was on Saturday convened to start from January 31, a day before the Union Budget is likely to be presented. President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on January 31, an official notification said. A similar notification is also expected from the Lok Sabha secretariat. While the session will begin with the President’s address to the joint sitting of the two Houses, the same day the pre-budget economic survey will be tabled. The practice ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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A united opposition on Wednesday protested against demonetisation outside Parliament as Mamata Banerjee hit the streets of Delhi once again demanding the prime minister’s ouster as “country was not safe in his hands”, but the government ruled out revoking the exercise, declaring rolling back something is “not in Modi’s blood”. IMAGE: Congress party supporters pour milk on a police officer during a protest against the government's decision to ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago PM has done world's biggest impromptu financial experiment: Rahul on note ban Rediff.com, 1 month ago
For the fifth consecutive working day, proceedings in Parliament were washed out on Wednesday as opposition parties continuously created ruckus, persisting with the demand for presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and debate on demonetisation under a rule that entails voting. Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha failed to transact any business and were adjourned prematurely due to the uproar. IMAGE: A gardener water plants outside Parliament as the opposition parties kept up its attack on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Thursday moved a contempt notice against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha for ‘staying away’ from the House although present in Parliament building and not explaining the issues relating to demonetisation. “I have moved (a notice for) a motion for contempt of the House by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Notices have been served to Rajya Sabha Secretary General and Chairman of the Upper House in accordance with the rule,” ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Demonetisation: Opposition deposits ire in Rajya Sabha Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused the Opposition of inventing reasons to run away from a debate on demonetisation and took a swipe at former PM Manmohan Singh over his criticism, saying it is no surprise that he is unhappy as ‘maximum black money was generated’ under his rule. Rejecting Singh’s contention that Gross Domestic Product growth will plunge by 2 per cent, he said demonetisation will have positive impact on the economy over medium- to long-term ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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