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Women's Reservation Bill Passed In Lok Sabha With 455 Votes

The Women's Reservation Bill, introduced in the special parliament session by the Union Law Minister, finally was passed in the Lok Sabha, on September 20. The bill, aiming to provide 33% quota to women belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and other Backward Class in the Lok Sabha and assembly seats, has been passed with 455 MPs votes. The bill now will be tabled in Rajya Sabha.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 - 09:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Women's Reservation Bill, parliament, 455 Votes, BJP Government, Special Session

Courtesy: The Hindu


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Special Parliament Session Begins On September 18, PM Modi To Open Session

The five-day "Amrit Kaal" session of parliament begins today. The agenda includes discussions on the evolution of India's parliamentary democracy. Eight bills are listed, including a controversial one on the Chief Election Commissioner's pick. Monday's discussion on 75 years of parliament likely to be opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha and BJP's senior leader Piyush Goyal in the Rajya Sabha.

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 09:42 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Parliament Session, Indian government, PM Narendra Modi, Special Session, rajya sabha

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Govt Calls For All-Party Meeting On September 17, Discussions Awaits

The government has called an all-party meeting on September 17, a day before the special session of Parliament commences. Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi made this announcement and said that invitations were sent through e-mail to all leaders of opposition parties to attend the meeting. "Ahead of the parliament session from the 18th of this month, an all-party floor leaders meeting has been convened on the 17th at 4:30pm.… read-more

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 04:36 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: parliament, all party meeting, Special Session, Agendas, politics

Courtesy: India Today

Hemant Soren

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Hemant Soren Led Govt Wins Trust Vote In Jharkhand

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren won the trust vote, and proved his majority during a special assembly session, on September 5. As per sources, the ruling coalition has 49 MLAs in the 81-member assembly, crossing majority mark of 41. The JMM has 30 MLAs, the Congress 18, and Tejashwi Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has one. Furthermore, during the trust vote, BJP MLAs walked out, denying allegations of poaching JMM MLAs.

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hemant Soren, Trust Vote, MLAs, Jharkhand Political Crisis, Special Session

CM Bhagwant Mann

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Punjab Assembly Calls For Special Session: Chandigarh Issue

The Punjab Assembly will convene a special session on April 1. As per sources, CM Bhagwant Mann will introduce a resolution in the matter pertaining to the Union Territory of Chandigarh. Earlier, centre announced to make central service rules applicable to the employees of Chandigarh. CM Bhagwant Mann revolted against the decision and called it a violation of the Punjab Reorganisation Act. The session will be held at 10 am.

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 08:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, AAP, Special Session, Punjab CM