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Narendra Modi seeks names of members absent during voting for statutory resolution in Rajya Sabha, say sources
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Narendra Modi seeks names of members absent during voting for statutory resolution in Rajya Sabha, say sources

Modi asked Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to submit the details of those who were not present in the house when the voting was held, sources said

'Sacrilege in temple of democracy': RS Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu slams Opposition behaviour in Parliament
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'Sacrilege in temple of democracy': RS Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu slams Opposition behaviour in Parliament

Ugly scenes were witnessed in the Upper House when the House began a discussion on farmers' protest against new reform laws

LS passes Constitution 127th Amendment Bill; legislation to restore states' power to make their own OBC lists
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LS passes Constitution 127th Amendment Bill; legislation to restore states' power to make their own OBC lists

Some amendments moved by Opposition members were rejected by the House. A constitutional amendment bill requires a special majority for passage in both Houses of Parliament

127th Constitution Amendment Bill: What it is, why it is needed and why the Opposition supports it
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127th Constitution Amendment Bill: What it is, why it is needed and why the Opposition supports it

The amendment is necessary to restore powers of the state governments to maintain a state list of OBCs which was taken away by a Supreme Court interpretation in May this year

Opinion | Opposition’s 'Khela Hobe' mentality responsible for sub-productive session of Parliament
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Opinion | Opposition’s 'Khela Hobe' mentality responsible for sub-productive session of Parliament

There is no doubt anymore about ‘khela hobe’ being a veiled messaging for violence and anarchy. While the TMC has presided over the worst crimes against BJP in Bengal, it seems that the TMC MPs were clearly asked to extend the mindset inside Parliament

LLP Amendment Bill 2021 gives a booster shot to ease of doing business in India
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LLP Amendment Bill 2021 gives a booster shot to ease of doing business in India

The Amendment Bill seeks to facilitate greater ease of living to law-abiding corporates and to decriminalise certain provisions of the Act

Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021: What this means, whom it will affect, what you need to know
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Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021: What this means, whom it will affect, what you need to know

The Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 seeks to replace the ordinance promulgated in June 2021 and allows the Central government to prohibit strikes, lock-outs, and lay-offs in units engaged in essential defence services

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi dismisses Pegasus snooping allegations, claims Congress was 'James Bond of spying' when in power
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi dismisses Pegasus snooping allegations, claims Congress was 'James Bond of spying' when in power

Naqvi, who is the Rajya Sabha Deputy Leader, also accused the Congress and a few other Opposition parties of working with the policy of 'rant and run' by making allegations and scooting off

Mamata Banerjee to meet Narendra Modi at 4 pm, likely to meet Opposition leaders
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Mamata Banerjee to meet Narendra Modi at 4 pm, likely to meet Opposition leaders

The TMC chief, who seeks to take up a larger role in national politics prior to the 2024 Lok Sabha election, is visiting Delhi for the first time after her party’s win in the recent Assembly polls

Banks NPAs decline to Rs 8.34 lakh cr at March-end 2021, junior finance minister informs Lok Sabha
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Banks NPAs decline to Rs 8.34 lakh cr at March-end 2021, junior finance minister informs Lok Sabha

Scheduled commercial banks (SCBs) were carrying NPAs worth Rs 8.96 lakh crore on their balance sheet at the end of March 2020

TMC's Shantanu Sen suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining part of monsoon session after House nod
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TMC's Shantanu Sen suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining part of monsoon session after House nod

The motion was passed by a voice vote and Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu asked Sen to leave the House

India's new bill on welfare of parents, senior citizens will motivate youths to care for elderly, here's why
India

India's new bill on welfare of parents, senior citizens will motivate youths to care for elderly, here's why

The proposed amendment bill aims to bring in key changes in the existing Act to improve India's geriatric care and coverage

Pegasus spyware row shifts Oppn mood towards Adjournment motion, but Parliament has no dearth of motions
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Pegasus spyware row shifts Oppn mood towards Adjournment motion, but Parliament has no dearth of motions

Call for Adjournment Motion is common in Parliament. But then there are No-day-yet-named Motions and many more

Reports of snooping on Indians aimed at maligning Indian democracy, says IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
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Reports of snooping on Indians aimed at maligning Indian democracy, says IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

In a suo motu statement in Lok Sabha, Vaishnaw said that with several checks and balances being in place, "any sort of illegal surveillance" by unauthorised persons is not possible in India

Parliament LATEST Updates: RS, LS adjourned amid Oppn uproar on day 1 of Monsoon Session; both Houses reconvene at 11 am tomorrow
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Parliament LATEST Updates: RS, LS adjourned amid Oppn uproar on day 1 of Monsoon Session; both Houses reconvene at 11 am tomorrow

Monsoon Session of Parliament LATEST News Updates: The prime minister, while introducing ministers in the Rajya Sabha, said, Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com

Parliament's Monoon Session: Ask sharpest of questions, but allow govt to respond, PM tells Opposition
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Parliament's Monoon Session: Ask sharpest of questions, but allow govt to respond, PM tells Opposition

Modi said the government is fully prepared to give the answers that the people of the country want and that he hoped that the Monsoon Session is productive and dedicated to meaningful discussion

Opposition objects to Narendra Modi's proposed joint address on COVID-19 to all MPs at Parliament annexe
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Opposition objects to Narendra Modi's proposed joint address on COVID-19 to all MPs at Parliament annexe

Leaders, including from the TMC and the CPM, also said that when the pandemic and issues related to it can be discussed on the floor of the House, what was the need to go 'outside'

Day before Parliament's Monsoon session, Narendra Modi chairs meeting of NDA floor leaders
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Day before Parliament's Monsoon session, Narendra Modi chairs meeting of NDA floor leaders

Leaders of several NDA constituent parties were in attendance. These included Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel, JDU leader Ram Nath Thakur, AIADMK leader A Navaneethakrishnan, RPI leader Ramdas Athawale and LJP leader Pashupati Paras

Sonia Gandhi reconstitutes Congress' parliamentary groups ahead of Monsoon Session
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Sonia Gandhi reconstitutes Congress' parliamentary groups ahead of Monsoon Session

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will be the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, while Mallikarjun Kharge will be lead the party in the Upper House

'BJP and NCP like two ends of river', Nawab Malik's clarification on speculations over Modi-Pawar meet
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'BJP and NCP like two ends of river', Nawab Malik's clarification on speculations over Modi-Pawar meet

Notably, the NCP had offered outside support to the BJP in Maharashtra after the 2014 polls. However, the BJP had come to power with the support of the Shiv Sena