Budget Session

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

Delhi violence: Opposition leaders give suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha

On March 4, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned following uproar by Opposition parties over the violence in the national capital. The Opposition was demanding that the House discuss the issue of violence without further delay.

Mar 05, 2020, 10:10 AM IST

Sansad Live: Parliament Adjourned, Opposition roar over Delhi Riots

Rajya Sabha proceedings were on Monday adjourned till 2 pm after the entire opposition protested over the issue of Dehi Riots.

Mar 02, 2020, 14:02 PM IST

Second half of Budget Session to begins on March 2, Congress to target Centre over Delhi riots, economy

The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament is scheduled to begin on Monday (March 2) and it is expected that the Congress and other opposition parties would attack the Centre on several issues including violence in Delhi and the weak economy.

Mar 01, 2020, 08:00 AM IST

Second half of Budget Session begins Monday, expected to be stormy

The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament, which will begin on Monday, is expected to be stormy with the Congress deciding to attack the government on a range of issues including violence in Delhi and its handling of the economy. 

Feb 29, 2020, 23:18 PM IST

Bihar Assembly witnesses uproar over NPR, NRC on second day of Budget Session

As soon as the proceedings of the Assembly started, Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of misleading the people on National Population Register (NPR).

Feb 25, 2020, 14:47 PM IST

Parliament Budget Session, live updates from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Parliament is expected to witness a storm session on Friday as several political parties have given adjournment notice on issues like "internal security situation in the country," demand for caste-based Census, commercialisation of education and slapping of PSA on ex-J&K CM Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.  

Feb 07, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

Those Opposition members who were silent are violent now, says PM Narendra Modi in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President Ram Nath Kovind's earlier address in the Lok Sabha and later in Rajya Sabha on Thursday (February 6). The Prime Minister had on Wednesday announced in the Lower House constitution of a trust to oversee the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. PM Modi also used the announcement in the Lok Sabha to reach out to different sections against the backdrop of the ongoing protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). 

Feb 06, 2020, 09:35 AM IST

Indian economic slowdown due to lagged effect of reduced investment: CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian said, "The virtuous cycle originates from private investment, which affects the economic growth with a lag and thereby consumptions."

Jan 31, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament: The complete text

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday addressed a joint session of both houses of Parliament ahead of the budget session and bought in light several achievemenst of the government.

Jan 31, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

Economic Survey 2019-20: Key highlights

The Survey examines the content and drivers of entrepreneurial activity at the bottom of the administrative pyramid – over 500 districts in India.

Jan 31, 2020, 14:40 PM IST

Economic Survey projects economic growth at 6% to 6.5% in Financial Year 2020-21

The Economic Survey 2019-20 emphasised the idea that wealth creation should do no harm, highlighting several ideas on the themes of Sustainable Development and Climate Change. 

Jan 31, 2020, 13:55 PM IST

India has world's third biggest start-up ecosystem, says President Ram Nath Kovind

The President said that start-up India is a flagship initiative of the government that intends to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and startups in the country to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. 

Jan 31, 2020, 13:03 PM IST

Govt is dedicated to turn India into $5 trillion economy: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind said, "India has made significant improvement in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking."

Jan 31, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

Removal of Article 370, 35A paved a way for development of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: President

President said the "Constitution expects from this Parliament and every member present in this House to fulfill the hopes and aspirations of the countrymen and make necessary laws for them, keeping the national interest paramount."

Jan 31, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Bank strike: 10 lakh bankers to boycott work on January 31 and February 1

The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has called a two-day nationwide bank strike from Friday (January 31) demanding early wage revision settlement, due since November 1, 2017.

Jan 31, 2020, 07:42 AM IST

Parliament session likely to be extended by 10 days

Earlier reports had suggested that Parliament session might be extended by three or five days.

Jul 23, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

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This segment of Zee News brings top 20 news stories of the day. Watch top 20 big stories with details. #Deshhit

Jul 19, 2019, 20:26 PM IST