M Venkaiah Naidu

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M Venkaiah Naidu Urges MPs To Follow New Seating Arrangements Amid COVID-19

M Venkaiah Naidu, the Chairman of Rajya Sabha released new seating arrangements for MPs, on January 31. With the beginning of the Union Budget session, Naidu urged  MPs of all the parties to follow the new seating, which has been in place due to ongoing COVID-19 third wave. Since 2020, the Parliament adapted new distance seating arrangements, which was avoided in the Monsoon session, held recently. 

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 05:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

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Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

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Rajya Sabha Approves Dam Safety Bill 2019

The Rajya Sabha, on December 8, approved the "Dam Safety Bill." Tabled by Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, the bill sought systematic surveillance, maintenance and operation, avoiding disasters. Changed to "Dam Safety, Amendment Bill 2021," the bill added a clause, which impose punishment to state or individuals, upon violation of the laws. The Bill is now yet to be assented by the President.

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 07:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Dam Safety Bill, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union government, Union Government Rajya Sabha, Jal shakti ministry