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Parliament

Oppn in RS protest Culture Minister's statement on Sitamarhi being birth place of Sita

12 Apr 2017 | 10:07 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Protesting the statement by Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma that there was no historical proof regarding Sitamarhi being the birth place of Sita, Members of the Rajya Sabha today demanded an apology from him.

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Parl panel slams UPA for appointing Kalmadi as head of CWG; flays

Parl panel slams UPA for appointing Kalmadi as head of CWG; flays "lobbying"

12 Apr 2017 | 9:28 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) A day after PAC chairman K V Thomas gave a 'clean chit' to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his role during the conduct of 2010 Commonwealth Games, the panel report tabled in both the Houses of Parliament today slammed the erstwhile UPA regime for appointing Suresh Kalmadi as chairman of the Organising Committee for the prestigious Games.

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ESI expanding health facilities: Dattatreya

ESI expanding health facilities: Dattatreya

12 Apr 2017 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Government today said the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) was running a campaign to provide health facilities to maximum number of employees and efforts were on to open hospitals and dispensaries.

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Budget Session of RS adjourned sine die

12 Apr 2017 | 4:22 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Budget Session of the Rajya Sabha today came to a close after transacting substantial legislative business, including the approval of the Finance and Appropriations Bills and the passage of path-breaking GST enabling Bills.

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Budget Session comes to close; LS adjourned sine die

Budget Session comes to close; LS adjourned sine die

12 Apr 2017 | 3:32 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Budget session of the Lok Sabha today came to a close after passing several key legislations, including the four GST Bills.

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

12 Apr 2017 | 3:31 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Budget Session of Rajya Sabha today came to a close after a productive session which saw return of the Finance and Appropriations Bills and the passage of path-breaking GST Bills.

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Govt targets to increase milk production for year 2016-17 to 163.7 million tonnes : Min

12 Apr 2017 | 2:38 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The target for milk production in the country fixed by the Government for the year 2016-17 is 163.

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Trinamool MP raises Rs 11 lakh booty for 'Mamata Banerjee's head' issue in LS

Trinamool MP raises Rs 11 lakh booty for 'Mamata Banerjee's head' issue in LS

12 Apr 2017 | 2:29 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Trinamool Congress today raised the issue of reported "threats" to the life of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and took strong objections that one BJP leader from the State has announced booty of Rs 11-lakh for the 'head' of Trinamool Congress chief.

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Naqvi says freedom of media not at cost of communal harmony

12 Apr 2017 | 1:43 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today upheld freedom of media, but said this was not at the cost of communal harmony.

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RS condemns statement against WB CM

12 Apr 2017 | 1:08 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The issue of a BJP youth wing leader announcing a bounty on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee's head today caused uproar in the Rajya Sabha when the matter was raised during Zero Hour with almost the entire Opposition members condemning it.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE

12 Apr 2017 | 1:05 PM

UNI AR RSA SNU 1304

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LOK SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE

12 Apr 2017 | 12:23 PM

UNI DEVN-NAZ RSA 1222

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Members wish Lok Sabha Speaker on her birthday

12 Apr 2017 | 11:54 AM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Lok Sabha members today greeted Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on her birthday.

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Today in Parliament

12 Apr 2017 | 11:06 AM

LOK SABHA ---------------- The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016 The Repealing and Amending Bill, 2017 Further Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals - way forward for the health and well-being of all Statement by Ministers RAJYA SABHA --------------------- The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017 The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017 The Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill, 2017 The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013.

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Cong MP demands clarification from PM over Naga accord

Cong MP demands clarification from PM over Naga accord

11 Apr 2017 | 9:21 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Congress Member Thockchom Meinya today sought a clarification from Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the Naga peace accord, saying there was a contradiction between the statements given by the Prime Minister and Naga extremists.

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Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Third Amendment) Bill, 2017 referred to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Third Amendment) Bill, 2017 referred to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

11 Apr 2017 | 7:17 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) The Bill to grant Constitutional status to Other Backward Classes was today referred to the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha.

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Subramanian Swamy demands that Chidambaram be relieved as Chairman of Par Standing Committee

11 Apr 2017 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Mr Subramanian Swamy of the BJP today demanded that former Home Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram be relieved as Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs since he was being probed by the CBI.

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Lok Sabha passes Statistics Amendment Bill that allows data collection even in J&K

11 Apr 2017 | 6:38 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (UNI) The Lok Sabha today passed The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to streamline the process of data collection for official purposes across the country including the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Factories Amendment Bill ‘anti-labour’: Congress

Factories Amendment Bill ‘anti-labour’: Congress

11 Apr 2017 | 6:26 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) The Congress today termed the Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 ‘anti-labour’ and said it was an assault on the federal structure of the country.

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Parl approves AIDS Bill: Discrimination can get jail term for 3 months to 2 years

Parl approves AIDS Bill: Discrimination can get jail term for 3 months to 2 years

11 Apr 2017 | 5:22 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Parliament today passed a Bill that would make anyone discriminating against HIV or AIDS patients get a jail term of three months to two years.

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Adequate care taken to meet needs of Special Category States: Planning Minister

Adequate care taken to meet needs of Special Category States: Planning Minister

11 Apr 2017 | 5:13 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh today said the Government has taken adequate care to meet the needs of Special Category States with the implementation of the Fourteenth Finance Commission.

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PARL PASSES BILL THAT MAKES DISCRIMINATING AGAINST HIV/AIDS PATIENTS GET JAIL FOR 3 MTHS TO 2 YRS

11 Apr 2017 | 5:02 PM

UNI DEVN RSA SNU 1702

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Australian PM calls on Prez

Australian PM calls on Prez

11 Apr 2017 | 4:36 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Expressing India’s keenness to ramp up the nuclear energy component of its total energy mix plans as part of efforts to enhance use of clean energy and save fossil fuels, President Pranab Mukherjee has said India appreciates Australia’s efforts in this direction.

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Centre seeks report from UP over attacks on journalists during panchayat polls

11 Apr 2017 | 4:09 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) The Centre has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government over the recent attacks on journalists allegedly involving the son of a minister in the previous governments.

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11 Apr 2017 | 3:44 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) India accounted for the largest number of cases of leprosy at 60 per cent of the global new cases reported during 2015 by 136 countries.

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Cong raises in RS Tarun Vijay’s remarks on South Indians, terms it part of BJP’s ‘divisive agenda’

Cong raises in RS Tarun Vijay’s remarks on South Indians, terms it part of BJP’s ‘divisive agenda’

11 Apr 2017 | 3:39 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Congress today raised in the Rajya Sabha the remarks made by BJP Member Tarun Vijay on South Indians and described it as part of the ‘divisive agenda’ of the BJP.

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Nadda moves Bill for protecting rights of AIDS patients

Nadda moves Bill for protecting rights of AIDS patients

11 Apr 2017 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Moving the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017, in the Lok Sabha today, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said it aimed at putting an end to all kinds of discrimination in public spaces and employment against a person suffering from HIV positive infection and the dreaded AIDS disease.

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4 of 60 smart cities to have sports facilities: Min

4 of 60 smart cities to have sports facilities: Min

11 Apr 2017 | 3:04 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Four out of the 60 Smart Cities being developed will have sports facilities, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

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Govt says demonetisation was a brave decision

11 Apr 2017 | 2:00 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Government today defended demonetisation as a game changer, lauding it as a 'brave decision' whose success would soon be obvious.

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RS pays tribute to Father of the Nation on 100 years of Champaran movement

RS pays tribute to Father of the Nation on 100 years of Champaran movement

11 Apr 2017 | 1:59 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha today paid tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on the completion of 100 years of the Champaran Satyagraha.

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