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AITC, BJP clash on OBC-related Bill in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Jan 3 (UNI) Opposition Trinamool Congress and the treasury benches, including Ministers, clashed on Wednesday during Lok Sabha discussion on The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017, to give constitutional status to the National Commission on Backward Classes (NCBC).
Proceedings, subsequently, were adjourned for the day.
Remarks by Trinamool Congress member Kalyan Banerjee that the Narendra Modi government was trying to push the new law "without consulting states" drew angry protest from the treasury benches.
From the ruling side Union Minister Giriraj Singh said, the Trinamool MP was making a baseless charge.
Talking to UNI, Mr Singh said, "My opposition to member's remarks was necessary as he was misleading the House".
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Two Central varsities not providing reservation to SC, ST: Govt

10 Aug 2018 | 9:16 PM

Shimla/New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) Two Central Universities in the country were not giving reservation facility to the students belonging to the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe categories, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

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RS adjourned sine die after three-week Monsoon session, Naidu calls it 'productive'

RS adjourned sine die after three-week Monsoon session, Naidu calls it 'productive'

10 Aug 2018 | 8:48 PM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned Sine die after a nearly three week long Monsoon session with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, describing it as a 'highly productive' session, which was three times more productive than the Budget session.

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10 Aug 2018 | 8:45 PM

The Chairman said that during the session, the House had 17 sittings.

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Naidu expunges PM's remarks in RS

10 Aug 2018 | 8:40 PM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) In a rare incident, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged certain remarks made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House, while welcoming the election of Deputy Chair Harivansh that were found to be 'objectionable'.

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Parliament passes Insolvency Bill; RS returns Bill to LS

Parliament passes Insolvency Bill; RS returns Bill to LS

10 Aug 2018 | 8:21 PM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) Parliament on Friday cleared the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018 with Rajya Sabha passing it with a voice vote and returning to the Lok Sabha.

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