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Covid-19 Pandemic: Parliament Passes Bill to Cut Salaries of M...

The upper house also passed the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which proposes to reduce the salaries and allowances of ministers by 30 per cent for a year, to meet the exigencies arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. News18, 20 hours ago

Parliament Monsoon Session: Cong in RS Demands Active Govt Policy to Deal with Rising Mental Health Issues

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in the Upper House, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said reports indicate that one in seven persons in India is suffering from depression.
 News183 days ago No all-party meet before Monday's Parliament Monsoon Session  Rediff.com6 days ago Parliament's monsoon session from Sept 14-Oct 1  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Monsoon Session of Parliament likely from Sept 14 to Oct 1  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Economic Times

Monsoon session of Parliament to witness many first-time measures in view of COVID-19

According to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, members of the Upper House will be seated in both chambers and galleries during the session. This is the first time in the history of Indian Parliament since 1952 that such an arrangement
 Economic Times1 month ago Parliament's monsoon session to see many firsts  Rediff.com1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Vice Prez Naidu pitches for adequate reservation of women in parliament and state...

A bill to provide reservation to women in the Lok Sabha and various state assemblies was passed by the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) but got terminated after the dissolution of the 15th Lok Sabha in 2014. india Updated: Aug 20, 2020 18:27 IST| ...
 Hindustan Times4 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

First woman moves Supreme Court over triple talaq law

The law was passed in July 2019 after intense debates in both the lower and upper houses of the Parliament, with opposition parties stating that the law targeted the Muslim community even as the centre asserted that the law would help achieve gender justice ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago BJP marks anniversary of passage of triple talaq law as Muslim Women's Rights Day,...  Hindustan Times1 month ago

More security for Bachchans after Jaya's Parliament speech

Mumbai Police on Wednesday stepped up the security around actor couple Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan's Mumbai residence 'Jalsa'. Mumbai Police said the security has been enhanced as a precautionary measure after actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan in a fiery speech slammed those who are tarnishing the film industry's image in the Upper House of the Parliament. Her remarks came a day after Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha MP and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan said there was a problem of ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
Economic Times

Election to post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson's post on September 14

The election to the post of Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha will be held on September 14, the day Parliament's Monsoon Session convenes. The post fell vacant after Janata Dal-United MP Harivansh Narayan Singh's term in the Upper House expired. Harivansh ...
 Economic Times1 week ago It will be a JD-U vs RJD battle for RS Deputy Chairman's post  Rediff.com1 week ago RS deputy chairman poll: Oppn to put up joint candidate  Rediff.com1 week ago SEE: Scindia greets Cong leaders as newly elected RS MPs take oath  Rediff.com1 month ago
Money Control

Rajya Sabha chairman takes trial of Monsoon Session

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu took a trial on Thursday of the preparations for the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament, which is likely to commence from September 14, and expressed satisfaction at the arrangements.   As the members of the Rajya Sabha will be seated at multiple locations, including the galleries of the House and in the Lok Sabha, a hotline facility between the chambers of the two Houses has been created for the technology-aided session. This will ensure an ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation stone for housing complex for Rajya Sabha employees  Money Control1 month ago Venkaiah Naidu Holds Meet On Rajya Sabha Seating During Monsoon Session  NDTV2 months ago

Parliament LIVE: Tug-of-War for Numbers as Farm Bills Face RS Test Tomorrow; Govt, Cong Jostle for Support

Parliament LIVE: The government has reached out to few “friendly” opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha as it gears up to table the contentious farm bills in the Upper House tomorrow. Sources said Rajnath Singh, Prahlad Joshi and Piyush Goyal have spoken ...
 News182 hours ago
Times of India

Opposition demands restoration of status quo ante of April on LAC with China

Opposition leaders in the Rajya Sabha asked the government on Thursday to restore status quo ante as on April this year on the India-China border. ​​Cutting across party lines, members in the Upper House of Parliament expressed their solidarity and ...
 Times of India1 day ago Oppn demands April's status quo ante on LAC with China  Rediff.com1 day ago
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