Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Parliament

Tharoor offers apology after Twitter backlash on selfie with women MPs

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor offered an apology after he posted his picture on the first day of the winter session of Parliament. Tharoor...

TRS MPs obstruct Parliament proceedings, demand National Farm Produce Policy

Soon after the Lok Sabha commenced, Speaker Om Birla administered the oath of office to the new members.

Opposition parties demand discussion on Pegasus row, price rise in Parliament

New Delhi: An all-party meeting convened by the government ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament started on Sunday with most opposition parties demanding...

A regime for reforms and better rules

By B Yerram Raju The Centre recently passed the Account Aggregators’ Bill in Parliament and claimed that the subjects of the Bill, viz, Micro, Small...

Editorial: Counting the castes

There is a strong case for undertaking caste census to enable policymakers to fine-tune affirmative programmes

Rajya Sabha loses 40 of 50 working hours during first 2 weeks of Monsoon Session

With disruptions continuing, the productivity of Rajya Sabha fell to 13.70 per cent during the second week of the ongoing monsoon session from 32.20 per cent during the first week, resulting in an overall productivity of 21.60 per cent

Security beefed up at Jantar Mantar in view of farmer protest

A group of 200 farmers will travel to Jantar Mantar from their Singhu border demonstration site in buses with a police escort and hold protest there from 11 am to 5 pm.

Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid opposition uproar

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh raised an objection against the uproar while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was introducing his Council of Ministers in Lok Sabha.

TRS to up ante over river water sharing in Parliament

The TRS Parliamentary Party will adopt a multi-pronged approach to raise its concerns over the Central government's decision to take over the irrigation projects.

Telangana to go all out to protect water share

Cabinet opposes illegal construction of Rayalaseema lift scheme and RDS by Andhra Pradesh govt

Editorial: Himalayan turbulence

New Delhi must closely monitor the emerging political drama in Nepal for a calibrated response, given the bilateral tensions

Parliament passes National Commission for Allied, Healthcare Professions Bill

The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2021, seeks to provide for regulation and maintenance of standards of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals.

Parliament passes Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021; FDI cap to be hiked to 74 pc

Piloting the Bill, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said hiking the FDI limit in the insurance sector will help insurers raise additional funds and tide over the financial problems.

Parliament passes insurance amendment bill to raise FDI limit to 74%

The FDI limit in the insurance sector, the minister said, has increased significantly after the government decided to raise the cap from 26 per cent to 49 per cent in 2015.

Telangana MLC polls: Senior citizens turn up in large numbers

Since morning, senior citizens accompanied by their children or grand children, stood in queues to cast their vote at the polling booths

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