Ananth Kumar

PM Narendra Modi is new Santa for new India: Union Minister Ananth Kumar

PM Narendra Modi is new Santa for new India: Union Minister Ananth Kumar

The bill seeking to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq among Muslims is set to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Dec 27, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Congress has lost both plot and direction: Ananth Kumar

Congress has lost both plot and direction: Ananth Kumar

Tendulkar on Thursday could not make his debut speech in the Rajya Sabha amid an uproar by the Congress members over PM Modi`s remarks against Manmohan Singh.

Dec 21, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Ignore Opposition, woo young voters: PM Modi's message to BJP cadres

Ignore Opposition, woo young voters: PM Modi's message to BJP cadres

Work on winning new millennial voters, the Prime Minister further added in his emotional victory speech

Dec 20, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
PM Modi's attack on Manmohan, poll results may cast shadow on Winter Session

PM Modi's attack on Manmohan, poll results may cast shadow on Winter Session

The government is expected to table 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including a bill providing Muslim women the right to seek maintenance in case of triple talaq.

Dec 14, 2017, 21:39 PM IST

Winter session in December, UPA too did it: Parliament minister

The government will call the winter session of Parliament in December and its dates will be announced soon, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said on Tuesday while citing precedents during the UPA rule to reject the Congress' allegations of 'delay'.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Cabinet Committee will mull dates for Winter session soon: Ananth Kumar

Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Monday accused the Centre of sabotaging the winter session of Parliament on flimsy grounds.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
Input credit collected from traders under GST to be deposited into account in a fortnight: Ananth Kumar

Input credit collected from traders under GST to be deposited into account in a fortnight: Ananth Kumar

In addition to it, the rule of filing returns every month has been amended for small traders, said the union minister.

Oct 07, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
Chemical, fertiliser, pharma turnover at Rs 13.5 lakh crore

Chemical, fertiliser, pharma turnover at Rs 13.5 lakh crore

Mansukh L Mandaviya is already an MoS in this ministry, which has three departments -- the Department of Fertilisers, the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and the Department of Pharmaceuticals.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

The month-long Monsoon Session of Parliament ended on Friday, with the two houses recording a dip in productivity compared with the last session.

Aug 12, 2017, 06:49 AM IST

BJP takes serious note of MPs absence, warns against recurrence

At the last week's BJP Parliamentary Party meeting too, the Prime Minister had expressed concern over the absence of MPs during Parliament sittings. 

Aug 01, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi 'unhappy' with poor attendance of BJP MPs in Parliament, says lack of quorum blocking passage of bills

PM Narendra Modi 'unhappy' with poor attendance of BJP MPs in Parliament, says lack of quorum blocking passage of bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reportedly unhappy with the poor attendance of his party colleagues from the both Houses of Parliament, which has been causing trouble or embarrassment for the NDA government.

Jul 25, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
India to have two time zones? Govt `pro-actively considering` it

India to have two time zones? Govt `pro-actively considering` it

The issue was raised in Lok Sabha by BJD member B Mahtab who highlighted that there was a gap of nearly two hours in sunrise timings between eastern and western parts of India.

Jul 19, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

List of bills to be considered during Monsoon Session

Among the 16 new ones that are to be introduced are the Consumer Protection Bill and two bills to implement the GST in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Jul 16, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Fourth set of nomination papers filed for Ram Nath Kovind

The NDA has clear edge in the presidential elections and Kovind is widely expected to win the July 17 election. 

 

Jun 28, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
Civil court directs B S Yeddyurappa, Union minister to give voice samples

Civil court directs B S Yeddyurappa, Union minister to give voice samples

A city civil court on Saturday directed Karnataka BJP President B S Yeddyurappa and Union minister Ananth Kumar to appear before the investigation officer in a case of collecting "ill-gotten money" to give voice samples within a week.

May 06, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
AIADMK MP seeks CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

AIADMK MP seeks CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

An AIADMK member in Lok Sabha today demanded a CBI probe into the "mysterious" death of party supremo J Jayalalithaa, with a Union Minister saying it was a matter of "great concern"

 

Mar 14, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Government removes duty anomalies to boost medical devices manufacturing: Minister

The government has removed anomalies in the duty structure to boost manufacturing of medical devices, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananth Kumar said today.

Feb 11, 2017, 15:37 PM IST
Embrace digital economy as a way of life: PM Modi appeals to nation

Embrace digital economy as a way of life: PM Modi appeals to nation

The Prime Minister also asked BJP MPs to go to their respective constituencies and spread the word on the benefits of a cash less economy.

Dec 16, 2016, 11:04 AM IST

Not a single notice from Rahul Gandhi to speak in House: Ananth Kumar

Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Wednesday wondered how Rahul Gandhi can claim he is not being allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha when he has not submitted a single notice to the table office of the House.

Dec 14, 2016, 21:50 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Narendra Modi of "personal corruption"; BJP calls him `frustrated`, seeks apology

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Narendra Modi of "personal corruption"; BJP calls him `frustrated`, seeks apology

Senior ministers including Manohar Parrikar, Ananth Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar went ballistic at Rahul Gandhi.

Dec 14, 2016, 17:28 PM IST