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RS adopts motion of thanks to President without discussion; Naidu dismayed; House adjourned sine die

RS adopts motion of thanks to President without discussion; Naidu dismayed; House adjourned sine die

13 Feb 2019 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Expressing disappointment over low productivity in Rajya Sabha owing to disruptions during the just-concluded budget session, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that a dysfunctional House was a matter of serious concern as it posed threat to parliamentary democracy.

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'Aap fir bane Pradhan Mantri', Modi gets veteran Mulayam's blessing

'Aap fir bane Pradhan Mantri', Modi gets veteran Mulayam's blessing

13 Feb 2019 | 7:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Samajwadi Party stalwart Mulayam Singh Yadav, a renowned anti-BJP leader, on Wednesday sprang a major surprise when he congratulated and wished the NDA combine that it wins the general elections to be held in a few months.

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LS Speaker Mahajan gives emotional farewell to 16th Lok Sabha

LS Speaker Mahajan gives emotional farewell to 16th Lok Sabha

13 Feb 2019 | 6:35 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) The 16th Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan getting emotional in her valedictory speech in which she thanked all members for their support in the functioning of the House in last five years.

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As CAG backs govt on Rafale, PM uses 'earthquake' jibe against Rahul

As CAG backs govt on Rafale, PM uses 'earthquake' jibe against Rahul

13 Feb 2019 | 6:34 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Close on the heels of CAG report giving clean chit to the government on Rafale deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his 'when I speak, there will be earthquake' and said five years have gone and no tremor could disturb him or his government.

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Country's prestige shot up globally because of full-majority govt, says Modi

Country's prestige shot up globally because of full-majority govt, says Modi

13 Feb 2019 | 5:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid emphasis on the importance of clear mandate for a 'full-majority' government and said this was single biggest reason for the country's prestige to have gone up in the past few years.

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LOK SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE

13 Feb 2019 | 5:17 PM

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PM TAKES DIG AT RAHUL ON 'HUG POLITICS' & WINK ON FLOOR OF THE HOUSE

13 Feb 2019 | 4:49 PM

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INDIA'S PRESTIGE WENT UP GLOBALLY AS 2014 POLLS GAVE FULL MAJORITY GOVT: PM

13 Feb 2019 | 4:39 PM

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Weak Oppn is not good for democracy, says Biju Janata Dal MP Mahtab

13 Feb 2019 | 4:34 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Even as all is set for curtain to fall on the 16th Lok Sabha, a senior
lawmaker Bhartruhari Mahtab on Wednesday said a weak opposition is not good for
democracy.

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TRS tells BJP 'know your friends' : CPI-M MP says Speaker's 'smile' was permanent feature

13 Feb 2019 | 4:09 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) On the last working day of the 16th Lok Sabha and at the fag end of the
working session, the members including veteran parliamentarians sounded emotional but did not fail
to articulate their emotions and even latent anguish.

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Lok Sabha passes Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Bill

Lok Sabha passes Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Bill

13 Feb 2019 | 3:43 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) A Bill which seeks to amend the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 and make the trust which runs the memorial, 'apolitical' was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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Lok Sabha passes Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Bill

13 Feb 2019 | 2:39 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) A Bill which seeks to amend the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 and make the trust which runs the memorial, 'apolitical' was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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RS adjourned sine die; lowest productivity session says Venkaiah

RS adjourned sine die; lowest productivity session says Venkaiah

13 Feb 2019 | 2:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday could not hide his disappointment over frequent disruptions in the House during the Budget session which reduced the productivity of the session to barely 4.

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Bill to tackle ponzi operators passed in Lok Sabha

Bill to tackle ponzi operators passed in Lok Sabha

13 Feb 2019 | 1:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill which seeks to provide severe punishment and heavy pecuniary fines for chit fund operators and fraudsters, was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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Mamata's party cornered in LS as Congress, CPI-M back new ponzi bill

Mamata's party cornered in LS as Congress, CPI-M back new ponzi bill

13 Feb 2019 | 1:04 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) The Lok Sabha on Wednesday took up the bill that seeks to tighten noose on fraudsters and chit fund operators and in a rather surprise move, the government initiatives were strongly supported by Congress and CPI-M members amid thumping of desks by the treasury benches.

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