RS passes insolvency, bankruptcy bill

The Rajya Sabha today passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote. Continue Reading

Gogoi takes oath as RS member

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as member of Rajya Sabha amid uproar by opposition members today. Continue Reading

Venkaiah pitches greater role for women

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today pitched for greater representation of women in Parliament and State legislatures.
Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), Venkaiah lamented that gender equality and women safety remained elusive despite women achieving remarkable feat, and advocated for a change in mindset of the society, supplemented by educational and employment avenues for women. Continue Reading

Venkaiah pitches for greater role of women in legislatures.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday pitched for greater representation of women in Parliament and state legislatures. Continue Reading

RS adjourned amid ruckus, to reassemble on 11 March

Yet again today Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned amid protests and sloganeering by members of the Congress and other Opposition parties over the Delhi violence. Continue Reading

LS adjourns till 2 pm as protests over Delhi violence continue

Lok Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions today amid Opposition protests over Delhi violence even as the government maintained that the matter will be discussed next week in the House. Continue Reading

DMK announces candidates for RS polls

DMK has announced the candidates for Rajya Sabha, which include party strongman ‘Tiruchi’ Siva being renominated for the 26 March polls.”Anthiyur Selvaraj and N R Elango are the other two candidates to contest in the polls”, party president M K Stalin
said. Continue Reading

Editorial: Citizens first

The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. Continue Reading