Budget Session

Budget Session ends as both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday (March 25) was adjourned sine die ahead of the assembly polls in four states and one union territory. The Lok Sabha too was adjourned sine die earlier in the day. 

Mar 25, 2021, 14:20 PM IST

Curb on black money: Rs 2,000 notes not printed in last 2 years

As of February 26, 2021, 2,499 million pieces of Rs 2,000 notes were in circulation, constituting 2.01 per cent and 17.78 per cent of banknotes in terms of volume and value, respectively.

Mar 16, 2021, 12:03 PM IST

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia presents Rs 69000 cr 'Deshbhakti Budget', promises free COVID-19 vaccine for all

The AAP-led Delhi government on Tuesday (March 9) presented its seventh Outcome Budget on the second day of the Delhi Assembly’s budget session for 2021-22.

Mar 09, 2021, 12:08 PM IST

Manish Sisodia presents 7th Budget in Delhi Assembly, Congress leader urges government to keep welfare of people first

The AAP-led Delhi government on Monday (March 8) presented its seventh Outcome Budget on the first day of the Delhi Assembly’s budget session for 2021-22. The Budget Session started from Monday with an address by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. The Session is scheduled to be held from March 8 to March 16, 2021.

Mar 09, 2021, 07:01 AM IST

The second phase of the budget session of Parliament may be shortened, may end on March 25-26

The second phase of the budget session of Parliament can be shortened after the demands of MPs from several parties. This session may be shortened due to elections in 5 states. In fact, a letter has been sent by the TMC to the Chairman and Rajya Sabha Speaker of the Rajya Sabha regarding this demand.

Mar 08, 2021, 14:38 PM IST

The second phase of the budget session of Parliament starts on Monday, will run until 8 April

The second phase of the budget session of Parliament begins on Monday (March 8) with all COVID-19 precautionary measures. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that the Rajya Sabha would run from 9 am to 2 pm while the Lok Sabha would function from 4 to 10 pm.

Mar 08, 2021, 09:48 AM IST

Delhi Assembly's budget session begins today

The Delhi Assembly’s Budget Session is scheduled to commence from Monday (March 8) with an address by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. The Session is scheduled to be held from March 8 to March 16, 2021.

Mar 08, 2021, 09:45 AM IST

Second part of Parliament's Budget session begins today; opposition to corner government over fuel price hike

The duration of Parliament’s Budget Session is likely to be curtailed as most top politicians would be busy campaigning for assembly polls taking place in March-April. As of now, the session will conclude on April 8. Sources said parties across the board support curtailing the session in view of polls in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. However, an official decision is yet to be taken.

Mar 08, 2021, 07:42 AM IST

Budget session of UP Assembly begins today, Oppn to corner govt over farmers' issues, law and order situation

UN Budget session: An all-party meeting was also called by Speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit on Wednesday ahead of the budget presentation. He sought cooperation from the leaders for the smooth running of the budget session. He had informed that the budget will be paperless and the finance minister will read out the Budget paper from a tablet.

Feb 18, 2021, 09:08 AM IST

Zee Top 50: Major news stories so far

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Feb 13, 2021, 16:36 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi becoming 'doomsday man' for India, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Replying to the general discussion on Union Budget in Lok Sabha, FM Nirmala Sitharaman said the former Congress chief was creating fake narratives but does not have the patience to listen to replies on allegations levelled against the government.

Feb 13, 2021, 14:08 PM IST

Rajya Sabha was adjourned till March 8

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reply to the Budget discussion in Rajya Sabha while the Left Front in West Bengal gave a call for a 12-hour bandh on Friday which will remain effective from 6 am in the morning to 6 pm in the evening. Stay with us for latest news and updates:

Feb 12, 2021, 10:19 AM IST

Union Budget 2021: Attempt to create a ruckus during the President's address

During the President's speech, Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu tried to create a ruckus. During this, he raised slogans in the House.

Jan 29, 2021, 14:44 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind condemns Republic Day violence, says Red Fort incident ‘unfortunate’, top quotes

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday addressed the Parliament's Budget Session during which he strongly condemned the Republic Day violence in the national capital and said that the removal of the national flag atop Red Fort was ‘unfortunate’. Shortly after the address, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Economic Survey. The session will be held in two parts this year due to Covid-19 pandemic. 

Jan 29, 2021, 11:54 AM IST

Budget 2021: Opportunity to fulfill dreams at a fast pace, says PM Modi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will table the Economic Survey 2020-21 in Parliament on Friday, two days before the presentation of Union Budget.

Jan 29, 2021, 11:04 AM IST

Subsidy on food served in Parliament canteens ends? Here's what Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla says

The food served in Parliament canteens for Members MPs and others will become costlier, said Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. He did not specify the financial implications of the move. The Budget Session of Parliament will begin on January 29. Birla said all MPs will be requested to undergo the COVID-19 test before the start of the Budget session.

Jan 19, 2021, 20:23 PM IST

COVID-19: No winter session of Parliament this year, budget session in January

According to Joshi, all parties supprted the scrapping of the Winter session in order to curb the spread of coronavirus and hold the Budget Session in January.

Dec 15, 2020, 11:09 AM IST

Lok Sabha to discuss Delhi riots on Wednesday

The Lok Sabha bulletin says that Congress leader in the house, Adhir Ranjan Choudhury, and BJP member "to raise a discussion on the recent law and order situation in some parts of Delhi".

Mar 10, 2020, 18:31 PM IST

Rajya Sabha Budget session sat for only around 3 hours last week amid protests

The Rajya Sabha sat for just below three hours in the first week of the second half of the budget session, according to officials. The Upper House failed to transact any substantial business due to Opposition demands for a discussion on the communal violence in northeast Delhi last month.

Mar 08, 2020, 16:34 PM IST

Seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha over misconduct for rest of Budget Session

The seven suspended Congress MPs are - Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla.

Mar 05, 2020, 15:37 PM IST