Budget Session-2018

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After washed-out Budget Session, parties gear up for Monsoon Session: Leaders to lay down agenda for House today
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After washed-out Budget Session, parties gear up for Monsoon Session: Leaders to lay down agenda for House today

After a series of Parliament sessions ending in total washouts, parliamentarians — both from the Centre and the Opposition — is gearing up for an equally tumultuous Monsoon Session of Parliament which will start on 18 July.

Parliament Budget Session 2018: Protests by Opposition paralysed House proceedings; AIADMK takes the lead
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Parliament Budget Session 2018: Protests by Opposition paralysed House proceedings; AIADMK takes the lead

The Parliament appears to be headed for a washout during the second phase of the Budget session owing to repeated disruptions of the proceedings of both Houses by members of the Opposition parties

Parliament Budget Session updates: 'You are all eligible to be suspended,' PJ Kurien warns protesting Rajya Sabha MPs
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Parliament Budget Session updates: 'You are all eligible to be suspended,' PJ Kurien warns protesting Rajya Sabha MPs

BJP and NDA party MPs had announced that they will take a pay cut for the 23 days wasted in the second phase of the Budget Session.

NDA, BJP MPs take 23 days' pay cut for disrupted part of Parliament's Budget Session; blame Congress for washout
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NDA, BJP MPs take 23 days' pay cut for disrupted part of Parliament's Budget Session; blame Congress for washout

The government had listed a few crucial bills for consideration and passage in both Houses during the second leg of the Budget Session.

Budget Session of Parliament: Both Houses adjourned for the day after uproar over PNB scam, special status for Andhra Pradesh
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Budget Session of Parliament: Both Houses adjourned for the day after uproar over PNB scam, special status for Andhra Pradesh

The Opposition continued to force adjournments of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha for the second day on Tuesday over the Rs 12,600 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud

Lok Sabha adjourned amid TDP, Congress MPs' protests; House to meet again on 5 March
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Lok Sabha adjourned amid TDP, Congress MPs' protests; House to meet again on 5 March

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day shortly after 12 pm, without transacting much business amid protest by members from Andhra Pradesh and the Congress, bringing to end the first half of Budget session

Budget Session updates: Constant disruptions in Lok Sabha force Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to adjourn House till 5 March
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Budget Session updates: Constant disruptions in Lok Sabha force Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to adjourn House till 5 March

Following a recess after the first leg, between 29 January and 9 February, the Parliament will meet again from 5 March to 6 April in the Budget Session.

Opposition flays Union Budget 2018 as another 'jumla'; BJP defends it behind shield of Congress-era scams
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Opposition flays Union Budget 2018 as another 'jumla'; BJP defends it behind shield of Congress-era scams

TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday criticised the Union Budget calling it a "jumla" (rhetoric) and alleged that several issues like the plight of farmers, better health services and education are yet to be addressed.

Stormy day in Parliament as Narendra Modi trains gun at Congress in both Houses; Opposition sloganeering mars PM's speech
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Stormy day in Parliament as Narendra Modi trains gun at Congress in both Houses; Opposition sloganeering mars PM's speech

It was a stormy day in both Houses of Parliament today as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his speech supporting the Motion of Thanks on the President's address amid Opposition's uproar.

Parliament updates: Narendra Modi tears into Congress in RS; ‘Enough of long talks, speak on Rafale,’ Rahul Gandhi quips in
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Parliament updates: Narendra Modi tears into Congress in RS; ‘Enough of long talks, speak on Rafale,’ Rahul Gandhi quips in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reply to the debate on the motion of thanks to the president's address in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, BJP sources said on Tuesday.

#TheGreatRafaleMystery: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi over Rafale deal after govt refuses to divulge price
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#TheGreatRafaleMystery: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi over Rafale deal after govt refuses to divulge price

Meanwhile, the revelation of the existence of a secrecy clause in Rafale deal is news, the controversy surrounding the multi-billion deal isn't.

Budget Session 2018: Opposition boycotts RS post-lunch; TDP, YSRC protest in LS for Andhra Pradesh
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Budget Session 2018: Opposition boycotts RS post-lunch; TDP, YSRC protest in LS for Andhra Pradesh

Vociferous protests by the Opposition members marred proceedings in the both the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday.

In Rajya Sabha, Congress rebuts Amit Shah speech, accuses BJP of polarising, creating 'fear psychosis'
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In Rajya Sabha, Congress rebuts Amit Shah speech, accuses BJP of polarising, creating 'fear psychosis'

Opposition members, including those from the Congress, Samajwadi Party, NCP and the Left parties, have moved as many as 324 amendments to the president's speech as part of the debate on the Motion of Thanks.

Union Budget 2018: Centre continues to marginalise Delhi, ignores important issues that need urgent funds
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Union Budget 2018: Centre continues to marginalise Delhi, ignores important issues that need urgent funds

Centre presented its last full Budget before the Lok Sabha Elections next year. Expectations were understandably high as in the election year budgets are usually loaded with sops and freebies for all classes and there is an inkling of tax relief for the salaried middle class on the horizon.

Jobs, agriculture sector to get big push in Budget 2018, hints Economic Survey; pegs GDP at 6.75% this year: 10 points
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Jobs, agriculture sector to get big push in Budget 2018, hints Economic Survey; pegs GDP at 6.75% this year: 10 points

Economic Survey says GDP growth has averaged 7.3 percent from 2014-15 to 2017-18, which is highest among major economies of the world

Economic Survey 2017-18 uncovers 10 new facts about economy, says 1.8 mn direct tax filers added since note ban
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Economic Survey 2017-18 uncovers 10 new facts about economy, says 1.8 mn direct tax filers added since note ban

Economic Survey says India's firm export structure is substantially more egalitarian than in other large countries

Economic Survey 2017-18: 58% banks report rise in bad loans in July-December
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Economic Survey 2017-18: 58% banks report rise in bad loans in July-December

According to the survey, 58 percent of the respondent banks reported a rise in NPAs, significantly lower than 80 percent in the previous round.

Economic Survey gives thumbs-up to bankruptcy code; calls it an effective tool to address NPA problem
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Economic Survey gives thumbs-up to bankruptcy code; calls it an effective tool to address NPA problem

The new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has provided a resolution framework that will help corporates clean up their balance sheets and reduce debts.

Budget Session 2018 updates: Economic Survey sets agriculture, stronger GST, recapitalisation of banks as agenda for 2018-19
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Budget Session 2018 updates: Economic Survey sets agriculture, stronger GST, recapitalisation of banks as agenda for 2018-19

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday sought the cooperation of various parties for the smooth functioning of the budget session of Parliament.

Union Budget 2018: Highest funding allocated to MGNREGA in 2017, yet, 56% wages were delayed
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Union Budget 2018: Highest funding allocated to MGNREGA in 2017, yet, 56% wages were delayed

The 2017-18 budget saw the highest ever allocation to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) — the world’s largest make-work programme — at Rs 48,000 crore, but 56 percent wages were delayed and 15 percent wage seekers did not find work in 2016-17, an IndiaSpend analysis of government data shows.