Besides PM Modi, the Chinese company is also keeping an eye on President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and their families; Chief Ministers Mamata Banerjee, Ashok Gehlot and Amarinder Singh, Uddhav Thackeray, Naveen Patnaik and Shivraj Singh Chouhan; Cabinet Ministers Rajnath Singh and Ravi Shankar Prasad to Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani, and […]
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Giving a call to all political parties to stand behind the country’s security forces, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attempted to convey a collective message of political unity to the world at large amid border tensions with China and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“There will be discussion on various issues and we have experience that in Lok Sabha, the whole country tends to benefit from the detailed and extensive discussions that take place. We will continue that great tradition and all MPs will add value to it,” he said.
Lawmakers will wear masks and sit in seats separated by transparent plastic sheets while in Parliament and sessions will be shortened among other health protocols to guard against the virus. Opposition parties have protested one action: the canceling of Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of […]
The speakers on different issues will also be decided by the two leaders. A 10-member committee, five each from the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha, has already been formed for smooth functioning and effective floor coordination in both the Houses. The group for the Rajya Sabha has Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, […]
Several opposition parliamentarians questioned the government over the removal of Question Hour on day one of the Parliament’s monsoon session proceedings on Monday. Parliamentarians from Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) said that there are several issues like unemployment, NEET exams and national security should have been discussed.
NCP leader Rohit Pawar has launched a scathing attack on Lok Janshakti Party national president Chirag Paswan for demanding President’s Rule in Maharashtra and reminded him of the rising crimes in Bihar. A few days ago, Paswan said that the law and order situation in Maharashtra is continuing to deteriorate and he is concerned about […]
Apart from Mukherjee, the House paid tributes to sitting MP from Tamil Nadu H Vasanthakumar, eminent vocalist Pandit Jasraj, former MPs Gurdas Singh Badal, Nepal Singh, Ajit Jogi, P Namgyal, Paras Nath Yadav, Madhav Rao Patil, Haribhau Madhav Jawale, Saroj Dubey, Lalji Tandon, Kamal Rani, Chetan Chauhan, Surendra Prakash Goel and Raghuvansh Prasad Singh.
Actor Rupal Patel, whose line of dialogue — ‘rasode mein kaun tha’ — went viral recently, has confirmed her return for the upcoming second season of her hit television soap, Saath Nibhana Saathiya. The new season was announced shortly after the humorous video, created by Yashraj Mukhate, became a rage online.