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Parliament's monsoon session concludes 8 days ahead of schedule
Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday evening, bringing the Monsoon Session of Parliament to an end eight days ahead of schedule amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus.   IMAGE: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said the House had to hold 18 sittings but it held only 10. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters The session started on September 14 with numerous changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time, the two Houses met at different times in a day to ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
Parliament session likely to be curtailed, may end next week
The ongoing monsoon session of Parliament is likely to be curtailed and may end by the middle of next week in view of the threat of the COVID-19 spread among parliamentarians, official sources said on Saturday.   IMAGE: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in a conversation with BJP MPs J P Nadda, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Bhupendra Yadav at Parliament House, in New Delhi, on Friday. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo At a meeting of the business advisory committee of Lok Sabha, which ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Limited Hours, No Journalists In Central Hall: Parliament Session Rules
The monsoon session of Parliament is likely to start from August-end or first week of September, sources said on Tuesday, adding that both houses - the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha - will follow hygiene protocols and guidelines to minimise crowding and ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Times of India
Decision on monsoon session of Parliament soon: Pralhad Joshi
Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die on March 23, nearly two weeks before schedule, as the budget session was curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
 Times of India2 months ago
Dom's Take: Who cares for Opposition parties?
With the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha sine die on Wednesday, September 23, eight days before it is scheduled to end, September 22 ended up as one of the most productive days in its history. In just three-and-a-half hours, the Upper House passed seven key bills. Only members from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, its ally Janata Dal-United and those of parties like the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, the Biju Janata Dal, the Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress and the Telugu Desam ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
Parliament's monsoon session likely to end today
The monsoon session of Parliament is likely to conclude on Wednesday, eight days before it is scheduled to end, amid concerns of spread of coronavirus among lawmakers, sources said.   IMAGE: Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi, Ravi Shanker Prasad, Thawar Chand Gehlot and Arjun Ram Meghwal during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo Rajya Sabha is likely to adjourn sine die after taking up five bills on Wednesday, the ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago


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