Tag: parliament

Parliament not functioning as govt not agreeing to Oppn demand for discussion on Pegasus snooping issue: Congress

Parliament is not functioning as the government is not agreeing to the Opposition’s “united” demand for a discussion on Pegasus snooping issue, the Congress alleged...

Pramod Sawant to be BJP’s CM face for 2022 Goa polls: JP Nadda

Ahead of 2022 Assembly Elections in Goa, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said that the party is going forward...

Nadda rules out leadership crisis in Karnataka, says Yediyurappa has done good work

Amid speculation about a change of guard in Karnataka, BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday ruled out any leadership crisis in the southern state...

200 farmers start ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar

Amid heavy security, a group of 200 farmers protesting the Centre’s three agri laws started a ‘Kisan Sansad‘ at central Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Thursday,...

After removal as CBI chief, 8 phones of Alok Verma, kin listed for Pegasus snooping, claims report

Eight phones of the then CBI director Alok Verma and his family members were put in the list of devices targeted for snooping using Pegasus...

Police tighten security as farmers to protest at Jantar Mantar today

Amid the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, farmers will hold a protest at Jantar Mantar on Thursday, demanding the scrapping of new agricultural laws. Delhi...

188 crore Covid vaccine doses required to inoculate 18-plus population: Govt

The projected 18-plus population in the country is 94 crore and therefore, the total requirement of COVID-19 vaccine doses for the beneficiaries in this age...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

We look forward to a productive monsoon session, says Prime Minister after all-party meeting

After the all-party meeting held at the Parliament on Sunday ahead of the Monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he look forward...

Monsoon Session: Government lines up 31 Bills for Rajya Sabha in this Parliament session

Government plans to bring 31 Bills, including six on Ordinances, in the Rajya Sabha during the monsoon session starting on Monday while the Opposition has...

PM Modi’s cabinet reshuffle: What are the reasons for creating a new ministry?

The Narendra Modi government has set up a ministry of cooperation and handed over its reins to the powerful home minister Amit Shah. The recent...

Courts can declare, interpret law but cannot entrench upon legislation: SC judge

The Courts can declare and interpret law, remove obvious lacunae and fill up the gaps but they cannot entrench upon in the field of legislation,...

Issued ‘peoples’ whip’ for MPs to raise farmers’ demand during parliament monsoon session: SKM

Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) leader Balbir Singh Rajewal on Wednesday said the umbrella body of farmers’ unions has issued a ‘peoples’ whip’ to all MPs...

Covid-19: How to get compensated if your vaccination goes wrong

India has approved four Covid-19 vaccines: Covishield, Covaxin, Sputnik and Moderna’s for emergency use, but there is still no clarity about compensation if things go...

View: This is not the time to sugar-coat any COVID-19 messaging

‘Is it not an open invitation for the virus to infect us?’ The health ministry posed this question last week while showcasing a 20-second video...

Farmers hold protests in Haryana targeting events of BJP leaders

Farmers held protests at various places in Haryana on Sunday targeting events of BJP leaders, raising slogans against the Centre and demanding the three contentious...

Imran Khan calling Osama bin Laden a ‘martyr’ was a ‘slip of the tongue’: Pakistan information minister

One year after Prime Minister Imran Khan described slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as a “shaheed” (martyr), Pakistan’s information minister on Sunday clarified...

Nepal House dissolution case: President Bhandari says Supreme Court cannot overturn her decision

Asserting that the House of Representatives was dissolved as per the constitutional provisions, Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari has told the Supreme Court that it...

Three years after SC’s yes & many debates later, we may get to watch live trials

Hoping that the relevant rules will be formulated “expeditiously”, a three-member Bench of the Supreme Court, headed by the then chief justice of India Dipak...

We welcome the formation of core committee on Naga political issue: NSCN-IM

With Nagaland forming a Parliamentary Committee on Naga Political issue comprising of all the 60 Members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly, and two Members of...

Dominican govt tells court to reject Mehul Choksi’s habeas corpus petition

The Government of Dominica has told a court there to reject the habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of businessman Mehul Choksi who had claimed...

View: The Central Vista Project is a necessity, a means of employment and so much more

After hearing the matter regarding the Central Vista Project (CVP) for eight months over 28 hearings, on January 5, the Supreme Court gave the go-ahead...

View: The trust the Constitution places on elected governments to work together to serve the people lies broken

There is widespread consensus that the second wave of the pandemic is a moment of reckoning for the Modi government. An indication of how the...

Nepal PM Oli, Opposition alliance stake claim to form govt amid uncertainty over signatures

Nepal’s political crisis took a dramatic turn on Friday as embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the Opposition parties staked separate claims for...

Will ensure implementation of the Assam accord including the clause 6 of the Accord: Atul Bora

Assam Accord implementation minister Atul Bora said that he will ensure implementation of the accord including the clause 6 of the Accord. Bora who is...