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BRS To Protest Against Govt's Failure, Will Boycott President's Address At Budget Session

Protesting against the failure of the PM Narendra Modi-led Central Government, the K Chandrashekar Rao-led Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) decided to boycott the address of President Droupadi Murmu.  On January 31, President Murmu will address the joint sitting of parliament, marking the beginning of the 2023-2024 Union Budget Session. "boycotting in protest against the failure of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre on all fronts of governance… read-more

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:23 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BRS, K Chandrashekar Rao, Union Budget Session, Droupadi Murmu, Protests


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Parliament Budget Session To Resume With COVID-19 Restrictions

With limited seatings and COVID-19 protocols, the Union Budget Session 2022-2023, is to resume from March 14. The Government of India, will continue the second phase of the budget session with media restrictions, seating limitations, with 138 MPs sittings and 282 MLAs sittings, whereas remaining members will be arranged to sit in galleries, for the two houses (Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha) sessions. The session will continue till April 8.

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 09:05 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Budget Session, Covid protocols, lok sabha, rajya sabha, parliament

Courtesy: ANI

Rahul Gandhi

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Nothing For Farmers, Poor & Salaried In 2022 Budget, Says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on February 1, after the Union Budget announcement, took a dig at FM Nirmala Sitharaman. The opposition leader raised his voice against the schemes and allocation, saying there is nothing for middle class in this 2022 budget. "Modi Government's Zero Sum Budget. Nothing for - salaried class, middle class, poor and deprived youths, farmers and MSMEs," tweeted Gandhi. The comments expressed dissatisfaction with the… read-more

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 06:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rahul Gandhi, Twitter, Union Budget Session, finance minister nirmala sitharaman, Middle class

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Nirmala Sitharaman

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Union FM Presents Budget 2022-2023; Focuses On Women, MSMEs & Farmers

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman, on February 1, presented the Union Budget 2022-2023. This year's budget has a main focus on women, children, infrastructure development, farmers and technology development. National Highways, medical infrastructure and startup funding for micro, small and medium enterprises are also under the budget, announced by Sitharaman. Sitharaman said, "we strive to provide a necessary ecosystem for middle class". This year… read-more

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 01:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Budget Session, FM Nirmala Sitharaman, FY2022-2023, Women Empowerment, Infrastructure

Courtesy: NDTV

Parliament In New Delhi

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400 Parliament Staff Test COVID Positive Ahead Of 2022 Budget Session

At least 402 staff of the parliament tested positive for COVID-19, on January 9. "Close to 402 staff were tested positive for COVID-19 from 4-8 January and all samples have been sent to genome sequencing for Omicron variant confirmation," said an official. Meanwhile, parliament members who came in contact with the positive ones, are under isolation. The COVID-19 cases came ahead of the Union Budget Session, scheduled from February 1.

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: parliament, Union Budget Session, Covid-19, Delhi, omicron

Courtesy: NDTV