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Parliament

Electoral bonds for political funding can lead to 'Telgi' like stamp paper scandals: Mahtab

09 Feb 2017 | 10:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Biju Janata Dal leader B Mahtab today expressed apprehension that the system of 'electoral bond" as proposed in this year's budget to herald reforms with regard elections and political parties may not yield expected results and may even lead to scams like Telgi stamp paper scandal or "fake SGL bonds that were placed by Harshad Mehta".

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31 per cent Secondary schools do not have playground: Dept of School Education & Literacy

09 Feb 2017 | 10:20 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) As per the information provided by Department of School Education & Literacy, 31 per cent of secondary schools do not have playground, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Promotion of Sports among children from tribal areas

09 Feb 2017 | 8:21 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) A Scheme called “Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports” is being implemented by the Sports Ministry as a Central Sector Scheme from the current financial year 2016-17, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Govt recognises one NSF for each sport discipline at National Level: Goel

09 Feb 2017 | 8:04 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The Government recognises one National Sports Federation (NSF) for each sport discipline at the National Level, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today informed the Lok Sabha.

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AICTE to probe fake caste certificate admission of Engineering Students

09 Feb 2017 | 7:39 PM

New Delhi/Shimla, Feb 9 (UNI) Taking cognisance of reports of fake Caste Certificates furnished by the students, who got Engineering seats under the reserved category across the country, the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to investigate such cases and bring the guilty to the book, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Rs 133.90-cr spent by Major Ports for clean environment

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Rs 133.90-cr spent by Major Ports for clean environment

09 Feb 2017 | 7:14 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) A total of Rs 133.

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Air India acquires 23 Dreamliner, 4 more to Come

09 Feb 2017 | 6:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Air India has acquired 23 'Dreamliners' progressively from September, 2012 to January 9, 2017, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Jaitley blames UPA Govt for NPAs

Jaitley blames UPA Govt for NPAs

09 Feb 2017 | 5:59 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today blamed the UPA government for creation of Non Performing Assets (NPA) in the banking sector as the loans to selected few companies were given on the behest of North Block.

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We learned lessons from UPA's mistakes, says Jaitley

We learned lessons from UPA's mistakes, says Jaitley

09 Feb 2017 | 5:59 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the NDA government learned lessons from the mistakes of the erstwhile UPA regime and has taken corrective steps even as he maintained that one of the major lacuna in the previous regime was to allow "discretionary" policies in running the economy of the country.

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First half of Budget Session comes to end; RS adjourned till March 9

09 Feb 2017 | 5:39 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for a month-long recess after the end of first half which saw the passage of the Motion of Thanks to the President Address and the the Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED TILL MARCH 9, 2017

09 Feb 2017 | 5:09 PM

UNI RBE AE 1710

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LS ends first part of Budget Session, House to meet on March 9

LS ends first part of Budget Session, House to meet on March 9

09 Feb 2017 | 5:02 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The Lok Sabha was today adjourned till March 9, marking the end of the first part of the Budget session.

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LOK SABHA ADJOURNED TILL MARCH 9, 2017

09 Feb 2017 | 4:20 PM

UNI DEVN RSA/AE 1620

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Bill to repeal obsolete laws introduced in LS

09 Feb 2017 | 4:13 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Government today introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha for repealing some obsolete laws.

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Remarks made by Modi do not befit PM’s office, hope he expresses regret: Chidambaram

09 Feb 2017 | 4:11 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) After raising an uproar in the Rajya Sabha in the pre-lunch session over the remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Congress today allowed proceedings in the post-lunch session with a strong ‘protest note’ that the comments were ‘unbecoming’ of the dignity of the office he holds and expressed the hope that he would express regret over his words.

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Chidambaram dubs demonetisation as most terrible mistake of NDA

Chidambaram dubs demonetisation as most terrible mistake of NDA

09 Feb 2017 | 3:59 PM

(Rptng, correcting para 3) New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Even as he acknowledged that the economy is growing, with India figuring among the fastest growing economies in the world, former finance minister P Chidambaram today termed the demonetisation policy the most terrible mistake committed by the Narendra Modi government which badly hit India's growth story.

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IIM Bill 2017 declares IIMs as institutions of national importance

09 Feb 2017 | 3:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The Lok Sabha today introduced the Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017 under which certain Institutes of Management will be declared institutions of national importance.

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Chidambaram dubs demonetisation as most terrible mistake of NDA

09 Feb 2017 | 3:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Even as he acknowledged that the economy is growing, with India figuring among the fastest growing economies in the world, former finance minister P Chidambaram today termed the demonetisation policy the most terrible mistake committed by the Narendra Modi government which badly hit India's growth story.

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Budget does not give any roadmap for country: AITC

Budget does not give any roadmap for country: AITC

09 Feb 2017 | 3:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Opposition AITC today launched a scathing attack on the government over its decision of demonetisation saying that it had affected public of the country at large.

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Budget does not give any roadmap for country: AITC

09 Feb 2017 | 2:14 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Opposition AITC today launched a scathing attack on the government over its decision of demonetisation saying that it had affected public of the country at large.

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DGCA seized of matter on 'Bogus certificates' of pilots: Minister

09 Feb 2017 | 1:39 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today assured the Lok Sabha that the government is seized of the matter pertaining to 'bogus certificates' of pilots as highlighted in a court ruling and maintained that it will never make any compromise on the safety and security in air travel.

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IIM Bill, legislation to repeal obsolete laws introduced in LS

09 Feb 2017 | 1:24 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Government today introduced two bills in the Lok Sabha—one for declaring certain institutes of management as of national importance, and the other for repealing some obsolete laws.

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CPI(M) protests reduction of 2 lakh tonnes in Kerala's foodgrain quota

09 Feb 2017 | 1:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Leader of the CPI(M) in the House P Karunakaran today lodged strong protest in the Lok Sabha against reduction in foodgrains quota of Kerala, and demanded its immediate restoration.

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Cong MPs stage walkout in LS over PM's remarks against Manmohan

09 Feb 2017 | 1:01 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The Congress today staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'art of taking shower with rain coat' remarks against Dr Manmohan Singh made in the Rajya Sabha yesterday.

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'Poor electricity supply' conditions of poll-bound UP figure in Lok Sabha

09 Feb 2017 | 12:55 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The alleged poor conditions of power generation and supply in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh state figured prominently in the Lok Sabha today with Power Minister Piyush Goyal making a veiled attack on the state government for not accepting to sign a MoU with the Centre to herald 100 per cent electrification.

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RS adjourns till 1400 hrs amid noisy scenes

09 Feb 2017 | 12:33 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 1400 hrs -- the second time today -- amid chaos as belligerent Congress members entered the Well joined by AIADMK members during Question Hour.

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Speaker does not allow AIADMK MPs to raise matters on Guv role in TN

09 Feb 2017 | 12:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today disallowed the AIADMK members to raise issue pertaining to the role of Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao vis-a-vis political crisis in the state saying no matters pertaining to someone holding a constitutional position can be raised in the House.

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'Taking bath with raincoat on' remark throws RS out of gear

09 Feb 2017 | 12:02 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Wounded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "art of taking bath with a raincoat on" barb against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress today created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha forcing first adjournment in the brief Budget session.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED TILL 12 NOON AFTER OPPOSITION UPROAR OVER VARIOUS ISSUES

09 Feb 2017 | 11:31 AM

UNI RBE RSA 1131

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AIADMK MPs force adjournment of Lok Sabha

09 Feb 2017 | 11:27 AM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The Lok Sabha was today adjourned for about 20 minutes till 1130 hrs after AIADMK members created uproar demanding restoration of popular government in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

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