Tuesday, January 25, 2022


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

Parliament passes bill to regularise unauthorised colonies in Delhi

While the Rajya Sabha had passed the Bill on February 9, it sailed through the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Rajya Sabha adjourns for the day; to meet at usual time

The Upper House will meet at its normal hours of 11 am to 6 pm from Tuesday. The timings were changed to 9 am to 2 pm from last year's monsoon session due to the coronavirus pandemic.

RS adjourned till 1 pm amid opposition uproar over fuel prices

Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge sought a discussion on the matter.

Attend Parliament, observe debates: RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to MPs

"I appeal to all the members, please make it a point to be in the House and then observe debates, enrich your knowledge," he said.

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am amid uproar by opposition members

Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu did not allow the discussion, saying the issue can be debated "during the course of discussion on the Appropriation bill."

TMC seeks adjournment of Parliament session, cites elections in 5 states

TMC national spokesperson and RS member O'Brien, in his letter, mentioned two precedents when Parliament sessions were adjourned due to polls in states.

Parliament passes bill to provide greater autonomy to 12 major ports  

The bill aims to provide for regulation, operation and planning of major ports in India and to vest the administration, control and management of such ports.

Stock markets received Budget with positivity: Nirmala Sitharaman

She said the Budget, which was presented in Parliament on February 1, has set the tone for greater play of the private sector, gave space for entrepreneurship

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