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"Forget Numbers": PM Modi Reaches Out To Opposition Before Parliament Session
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament House, PM Modi said, "Every word of the opposition is valuable... The Opposition need not bother about their numbers. I hope they speak actively and participate in the house proceedings".
17th Lok Sabha's first session begins; PM Modi, other MPs take oath
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
The first session of 17th Lok Sabha started today. Ahead of the session, PM Modi said he was hopeful that the session would be fruitful.
Bad news for unauthorised occupants of public property: Modi govt plans this crackdown - Check key points
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
In what would be a crackdown on unauthorised occupants of public premises, the Narendra Modi government at the Centre is set to introduce The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019 in the Parliament soon.
In its first Parliamentary session, govt plans to convert 10 ordinances into law
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
In the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha, the new government plans to convert 10 ordinances, including the one to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, into law, official sources said Thursday.
CAG report on Rafale deal tabled in Parliament today
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
The Comptroller and Auditor General presented its report on Rafale deal in Parliament today.
Northern Railway serves Rs 16.4 cr bill for providing cheaper foods at Parliament canteens
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
The four canteens, run by the Northern Railway, are located at Parliament House, Parliament House Annexe, Parliament House Reception and Parliament House Library Building.
Budget In A Minute: Anil Singhvi explains what is 'Economic Survey'
Mon, Jan 28, 2019
In this special segment of Zee Business, Anil Singhvi talks about 'Economic Survey'. Watch the video to know more.
Budget 2019: Know what investors are expecting from this year's budget
Sat, Jan 26, 2019
The Interim Budget for 2019-20 would be presented in Parliament on February 1. "Considering that it will be an interim budget till the full budget is presented post the elections, not too much is expected in terms of fresh reform initiatives. Watch this video to know more.
Parliament approves 10 pct reservation for poor in general category
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
The Parliament Wednesday approved amending the Constitution to provide 10 per cent reservation to general category poor in jobs and education with the government terming the landmark move as 'slog over sixes'.
Indian Railways minimum wages: What CAG found after reviewing 463 contracts
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Only 23 per cent labour working in railways are being paid minimum wages, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said after reviewing 463 contracts, in a report submitted in Parliament Tuesday.
Air India mops up Rs 724 cr via assets monetisation plan
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the Financial Restructuring Plan (FRP) and Turn Around Plan (TAP) for Air India (AI) in the 2012 .
Agri-schemes not disjointed but linked at various stages: Agri Min
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
The government's agriculture schemes are "not disjointed" but linked at various stages of the farm sector, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh informed Parliament Tuesday.
Karnataka requests Centre to waive 50 pc farm loans
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
The Karnataka government has requested the Centre to waive 50 per cent of the agricultural loans of farmers from banks, Parliament was told Tuesday.
181 pilots tested positive for alcohol during 2015-2018: Aviation Min
Fri, Dec 14, 2018
A total of 181 pilots of scheduled and non-scheduled operators tested positive for alcohol during 2015-2018, the Civil Aviation Ministry informed Parliament on Thursday.
358 projects worth Rs 3.53 lakh cr report cost overruns: MOSPI
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) monitors ongoing Central Sector Infrastructure Projects costing Rs 150 crore and above on time and cost overruns, on the basis of information provided by the project implementing agencies.
Parliament clears these Bills in Monsoon session; here are details
Sat, Aug 11, 2018
The Monsoon session of Parliament saw 20 bills being passed by the two Houses, out of which 22 were introduced in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha, according to an official release.
Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill passed by Lok Sabha
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
During the almost two-hour long debate on the bill, the opposition questioned the government's sincerity in acting against economic offenders saying many of them have fled the country during its rule, even as the BJP maintained that the banks were being helped to recover their money.
GST in Monsoon Session may see return of retrospective amendments
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
The proposed amendment seeks to explicitly exclude cesses levied in a pre-GST regime from allowable transitional credit that can be claimed by companies, said the report, adding that under the transitional credit provision, companies were allowed to claim tax credit against levies such as value added tax and service tax on stock purchased before implementation of GST for a limited period.
Monsoon session of Parliament to begin on July 18, end on August 10
Mon, Jun 25, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind will now formally convene the session. "We seek the support and cooperation of opposition parties. There are many important items on the legislative agenda that the government wants to take up in the Monsoon session," Kumar said, adding that more than six ordinances will be taken up.
Good news for flyers! Indian skies so much safer now; here is truth
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
In a written reply, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said 30 cases of air miss were reported in 2016, of which two air miss incidents were attributed to proximity to defence land or adjacent countries. In contrast, the air miss incidents came down to 26 in 2017.