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Parliament cannot be reduced to an extension of political acrimony: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliament cannot be reduced to an extension of political acrimony: Venkaiah Naidu

05 Jan 2018 | 9:51 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Parliament is a political institution and cannot be an extension of politics that is marked by deep divisions and acrimony, Rajya Sabha Chairman M.

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Govt has asked states to ensure payment of MSP to farmers: Radha Mohan Singh

05 Jan 2018 | 8:06 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The government on Friday said that it had written to state governments to ensure that farmers were given the minimum support price set by the government for 22 commodities.

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World Bank yet to release money for SANKALP scheme: Jaitley

05 Jan 2018 | 8:02 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the World Bank is yet to
release the money for the Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion
(SANKALP) scheme linked to skill development.

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RoC removed names of 2,26,166 defunct companies in 2017

05 Jan 2018 | 7:24 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The Registrars of Companies (RoCs) has removed the names of 2,26,166 companies as on 19.

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Backlog of 2.61 cr cases in lower courts, Prasad

05 Jan 2018 | 6:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) There is a backlog of 2.

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RS concerned over rising thefts on trains; Min says 2 mn CCTVs to be installed

05 Jan 2018 | 6:14 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Even as House of Elders on Friday expressed concern at the increasing thefts, burglary and drugging on passenger trains, Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said the government was aware of such incidents especially as some of the criminals buy tickets and pose as passengers.

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Govt says Lancet abortion study is not representative

05 Jan 2018 | 6:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The Government has adopted a cautious stand on a study of rampant unsafe abortions
in India, pointing out that the study was based on a sample of six states and was 'not representative'
of the country.

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Bill to set up International Arbitration Centre introduced in LS

05 Jan 2018 | 4:30 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) A new Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on the last day of Winter
Session which seeks to provide for establishment and incorporation of New Delhi International Arbitration Centre for the purpose of creating an independent and autonomous regime for institutionlised arbitration.

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Consumer Protection Bill introduced in LS

05 Jan 2018 | 3:25 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) A bill to provide protection of interests of consumers and establishment of authorities for timely and effective administration and settlement of disputes was introduced in the Lok Sabha on the last day of Winter Session on Friday.

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RS adjourned sine die; Venkaiah Naidu regrets political acrimony, divisions

RS adjourned sine die; Venkaiah Naidu regrets political acrimony, divisions

05 Jan 2018 | 3:16 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu observing that although Parliament was a political institution, it cannot be an extension of politics that is
marked by deep divisions and acrimony.

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RS winter session ends: Do not sacrifice Parliament at the altar of politics, Venkaiah Naidu appeals

RS winter session ends: Do not sacrifice Parliament at the altar of politics, Venkaiah Naidu appeals

05 Jan 2018 | 2:24 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expressing concern over the disruptions during the Winter Session and calling on the members to review their conduct.

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Naidu accepts breach of privilege motion against Congress chief for twisting name of Leader of the House Arun Jaitley

Naidu accepts breach of privilege motion against Congress chief for twisting name of Leader of the House Arun Jaitley

05 Jan 2018 | 2:02 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said he would take suitable action on the privilege notice against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for a derogatory comment against Leader of the House Arun Jaitley.

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No Centre-recognised three-year medical course in Alternative System of Medicine: Yesso Naik tells LS

05 Jan 2018 | 1:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) There is no three-year medical course in Alternative System of Medicine recognised by the Centre anywhere in the country, including Chhattisgarh, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

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Winter session of Lok Sabha comes to an end

Winter session of Lok Sabha comes to an end

05 Jan 2018 | 1:38 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Thirteenth Session of the 16th Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday.

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Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Karan Singh, Janardhan Dwivedi & Pervez Hashmi

05 Jan 2018 | 1:21 PM

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha today bid farewell to its retiring members Karan Singh , Janardhan Dwivedi and Pervez Hashmi.

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