Parliament

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Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 Introduced In Lok Sabha For Approval: Monsoon Parliament

 In the Lok Sabha, the Central Government introduced a bill to amend the Electricity Act, allowing non-discriminatory open access to distribution networks of power suppliers. The Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 was introduced by Power Minister RK Singh, on August 8, amid the opposition's protest. Notably, opposition leaders claimed that the newly amended bill would take away the rights of state governments, to provide electricity. The bill… read-more

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 05:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: lok sabha, parliament, Electricity Act, Union Minister, Opposition Party

Anurag Thakur

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Rajya Sabha Takes Up National Anti-Doping Bill

The National Anti-Doping Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on August 3, after being passed in Lok Sabha last week. The bill seeks to provide a statutory framework in the form of legislation, that bans doping in the sports industry. The bill also seeks to provide legal sanctity to anti-doping agencies such as NADA and NADL. Minister Anurag Thakur, the law will protect the rights of all sportspersons. 

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 07:24 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Anurag Thakur, rajya sabha, lok sabha, Steroid Laws, Anti-Doping Bill

Lok Sabha

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Lok Sabha Passes Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill-2021

Lok Sabha passed the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill-2021, with amendments like the principal Act for better management of protected areas for wildlife.  Furthermore, the bill also mentions the explanation for certain activities like grazing bona fide and others for wildlife protection. Passed on August 2, the bill was moved by Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, who asserted that development and environment protection go together,… read-more

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 08:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Wildlife(1851), lok sabha, Bill Passed, Environment Minister, Indian Govt

Lok Sabha

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Lifts Suspension Of 4 Congress MPs

The impasse in the Lower House was broken on August 1 when the Lok Sabha passed a motion to lift the suspension of MPs. As a result, the suspension of four Congress MPs has been lifted. Speaker Om Birla dismissed four Congress Lok Sabha MPs, including Manickam Tagore, Ramya Haridas, Jothimani, and TN Prathapa, for carrying banners within the House in protest on… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 03:03 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Congress, lok sabha, Suspension, Congress MP, revoked

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Rajya sabha

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3 More MPs Suspended From Rajya Sabha For 'Disrupting' Proceedings

Three more MPs were suspended from Rajya Sabha, for allegedly "disrupting" the assembly proceedings. The suspension is valid for this week. The suspended members include AAP MP Sushil Kumar Gupta, AAP MP Sandeep Kumar Pathak and independent MP Ajit Kumar Bhuyan. With this, a total of 23 MPs have been suspended from Rajya Sabha since July 26. Meanwhile, four MPs… read-more

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 04:05 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rajya sabha, lok sabha, Suspended, mp, parliament

Courtesy: ANI

Kerala Landslides

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Kerala Records Highest Number Of Landslides In Last 7 Years: Govt

The Ministry of Earth and Science told Lok Sabha on July 27, that Kerala recorded the highest number of landslides in the country, in the last seven years. Out of the 3,782 major landslides that occurred in the country during the said period, 2,239 were recorded in Kerala. West Bengal recorded the second highest number of landslides in the said time, with 376 landslides. 

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: landslide, Kerala, West Bengal, lok sabha, Jitendra Singh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Lok Sabha Session

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India Has Over 11.4 Lakh Pending Family Cases: Lok Sabha Debate

During the Monsoon Parliament session, a discussion over pending family cases was held in the Lok Sabha. On July 26, Kaushalendra Kumar of Janata Dal-United said, over 11.4 lakh cases are pending in family courts in India, demanding their speedy settlement, under the Family Court Act. Notably, the discussions were held after Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju moved Family Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2022, for consideration and debate. 

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 06:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: lok sabha, Monsoon Parliament Session, Union Law Minister, Opposition Leaders, Family Cases

Delhi Police

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Delhi Police Has 12,000 Vacant Posts, Confirms Nityanand Rai In Lok Sabha

 In Delhi Police, nearly 12,000 posts are lying vacant, informed Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai, confirmed to Lok Sabha. On July 26, Rai answered to the question of Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma. As per shared information, of sanctioned 94,255 posts, only 82,264 posts were filled. The minister further informed that many welfares like loans for marriage, and higher education were given to police's families.

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 08:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Police Department Vacancies, Nityanand rai, Union Home Minister, lok sabha, Delhi

MP Ravi Kishan

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BJP MP Ravi Kishan, Father Of 4 Calls For Population Control In India

BJP MP Ravi Kishan calls for population control and said, he will introduce a private member's bill on population control in the Lok Sabha, which will resume on July 25. Notably, the Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur MP Kishan has four children, three daughters and one son. Furthermore, the concern of Ravi Kishan came after a UN report revealed that India is likely to surpass China in terms of population by 2023.

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BJP MP Kishan Reddy, population control, lok sabha, Parliament Bill, China

Courtesy: ANI

Parliament Session

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Lok Sabha Passes The Indian Antarctic Bill 2022: Monsoon Parliament Session

The Lok Sabha passed 'The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022' during the Monsoon-Parliament Session, which started on July 18. The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, seeks to give effect to the Antarctic Treaty, the Convention on Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, and the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic… read-more

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: lok sabha, Indian Antarctic Bill 2022, Monsoon Parliament Session, Indian government, Opposition leader