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Winter session almost washout; Speaker hopes for better show by members in New Year

Winter session almost washout; Speaker hopes for better show by members in New Year

16 Dec 2016 | 7:53 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) The Winter session of Parliament, which was almost a washout due to the disruptions over the demonetisation, today came to a close with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan expressing anguish over the loss of working hours but hoped that the coming sessions would be smooth and members will do some constructive debate and legislative work.

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40 posts lay vacant in IIAS Shimla: Govt

16 Dec 2016 | 6:44 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) As many as 40 posts are currently laying vacant in the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) situated at Shilmla, the Lok Sabha was informed.

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Demonetisation devours Winter Session; LS, RS adjourned sine die

16 Dec 2016 | 6:37 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) Held under the shadow of Government’s highly controversial step of demonetisation, the Winter Session of Parliament turned out to be almost a washout because of the stand-off between the Opposition and the Government over the issue.

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Panel formed to develop blueprint for HP Industrial Policy: Govt

16 Dec 2016 | 6:27 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) The Government has constituted a panel to develop a blueprint for the Himachal Pradesh Industrial Development, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Parliament passes Disabilities Bill, New law has 21 categories of beneficiaries

16 Dec 2016 | 6:22 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) Setting aside their month long political differences that had created furore and repeated adjournments, the Lok Sabha today unanimously passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016 after several Opposition members, including from Congress and Trinamool Congress, hailed it as a "remarkable" legislation.

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Merchant Shipping Bill, 2016 introduced in LS

16 Dec 2016 | 6:11 PM

New Delhi, Dec16 (UNI) Government today introduced Merchant Shipping Bill, 2016 replacing the 2015 version in the Lok Sabha.

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Near washout Winter Session of Parliament adjourned sine die

16 Dec 2016 | 5:26 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) The Winter Session of Parliament, which was a near washout due to the disruptions over demonetisation and sundry issues, came to a chaotic end today.

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Panel favours registering e-pharmacies: Min

16 Dec 2016 | 4:10 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) A sub-committee constituted by the Drugs Consultative Committee (DCC) to go into the issue of online sale of drugs has submitted its report recommending evolving a mechanism to register e-pharmacies and setting geographical restrictions for operation of e-pharmacies, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Parliament passes Disabilities Bill

16 Dec 2016 | 3:02 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) Marking a sharp contrast from the month-long chaos and repeated pandemonium, the Lok Sabha today unanimously passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016 after a debate.

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Mulayam's litany on 'UP welfare measures' throws

16 Dec 2016 | 2:26 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav today triggered lighter moments for a while in the Lok Sabha when he deviated from the discussion on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016 and even provoking mild reminder from Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that he should speak on the bill per se and not on several welfare measures being taken by the UP government.

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PARLIAMENT PASSES THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BILL, 2016.

16 Dec 2016 | 2:23 PM

UNI NAZ AE 1422

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LOK SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE.

16 Dec 2016 | 2:20 PM

UNI NAZ AE 1417

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BJD MP makes veiled attack on Govt, says "Alexander, Hitler got defeated"

16 Dec 2016 | 1:50 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) A Biju Janata Dal member in Lok Sabha today made a veiled attack on the government and maintained any authoritarian approach cannot last for long.

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RS adjourned sine die, Chairman holds Oppn, Govt responsible for disruption

16 Dec 2016 | 1:45 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned sine die after a ‘near washout’ of the four-week-long Winter session due to the disruptions by the Opposition and the Treasury benches on the issues of demonetisation and the AgustaWestland deal respectively.

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RS adjourned sine die, Chairman calls for need to introspect on distinction  b/w dissent & disruption

RS adjourned sine die, Chairman calls for need to introspect on distinction b/w dissent & disruption

16 Dec 2016 | 12:18 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned sine die after a four-week-long Winter session which was nearly washed out due to the disruptions by the Opposition as well as Treasury benches on the issues of demonetisation and the AgustaWestland deal.

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LS adjourned till 1200 hrs due to logjam over demonetisation

16 Dec 2016 | 11:29 AM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) The Lok Sabha could not transact the customary Question Hour today on the ultimate day of the Winter session of Parliament as Opposition members rushed to the Well raising slogans over demonetisation and other issues.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE.

16 Dec 2016 | 11:28 AM

UNI AR AE 1127

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TODAY IN PARLIAMENT

16 Dec 2016 | 11:24 AM

Lok Sabha ------------- Discussion on demonetisation of currency notes to weed out black money The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research(Second Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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LOK SABHA ADJOURNED TILL 1200 HOURS OVER DEMONETISATION

16 Dec 2016 | 11:12 AM

UNI DEVN SV 1111

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Airports asked to ensure Digital Payment System at parking

Airports asked to ensure Digital Payment System at parking

15 Dec 2016 | 8:15 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued directions to the respective car parking licencees across all AAI controlled airports for evolving a mechanism of e-payment transactions in the form of debit/credit cards, digital wallets and keep sufficient change of currency in small denomination of Rs 10, 20, 50 and 100 to smoothen the process of parking at all airports, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Govt identifies 75 operational NHs for monetisation

Govt identifies 75 operational NHs for monetisation

15 Dec 2016 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) The Government has identified 75 operational National Highways (NHs) for monetisation under the Toll Operate Transfer (ToT) Model, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Winter session of Parliament heads for complete washout; Demonetisation, AgustaWestland scam derail proceedings

Winter session of Parliament heads for complete washout; Demonetisation, AgustaWestland scam derail proceedings

15 Dec 2016 | 7:53 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) The Winter Session of Parliament is heading for a total washout.

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Two maritime clusters to come up in Gujarat, Tamil Nadu

15 Dec 2016 | 6:52 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) The Government has identified two maritime clusters in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, as part of the National Perspective Plan of Sagarmala Programme, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

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RS adjourned till Friday for 19th day

RS adjourned till Friday for 19th day

15 Dec 2016 | 2:39 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day without transacting any business as the Opposition Congress and Treasury benches raised slogans disrupting proceedings for the 19th day today.

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RS ADJOURNED FOR THE DAY ON DEMONETISATION, AGUSTAWESTLAND ISSUE

15 Dec 2016 | 2:09 PM

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RS rocked by note ban, AgustaWestland issue, adjourned till 1400 hrs

RS rocked by note ban, AgustaWestland issue, adjourned till 1400 hrs

15 Dec 2016 | 1:17 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) The deadlock between the Government and the Opposition today continued in the Rajya Sabha with both the sides raising uproar on the AgustaWestland issue and demonetisdation, forcing three adjournments of the House, the third one till 1400 hrs.

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LS adjourned for the day over demonetisation, AgustaWestland issue

LS adjourned for the day over demonetisation, AgustaWestland issue

15 Dec 2016 | 1:03 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day yet again today - on the penultimate day - following pandemonium and chaos over demonetisation issue even as the government sought to take the battle to the rival Congress camp by raking up the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED TILL 1400 HRS OVER DEMONETISATION, AGUSTAWESTLAND ISSUE

15 Dec 2016 | 12:45 PM

UNI AR AE 1244

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LOK SABHA ADJOURNED FOR THE DAY OVER DEMONETISATION, AGUSTAWESTLAND ISSUE

15 Dec 2016 | 12:28 PM

UNI DEVN AE 1227

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Demonetisation, AgustaWestland issue rock RS; House adjourned till noon

Demonetisation, AgustaWestland issue rock RS; House adjourned till noon

15 Dec 2016 | 12:01 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) Demonetisation and AugustaWestland issue continued to rock the Rajya Sabha today with both the Opposition and the Treasury Benches raising uproar and slogans against each other, forcing adjournment of the House till 1200 hrs.

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