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Feb 06, 2020
Unemployment rate at 6.1%, labour force participation 36.9% in 2017-18: Govt cites new survey in Rajya SabhaThis survey on unemployment is not comparable to previous surveys, he said, adding it was an attempt to provide authentic data with the new survey conducted through the Ministry of Statistics.
Dec 03, 2019
No pardon for Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted of assassinating Punjab CM Beant Singh in 1995, says Amit Shah while replying to Congress member in Lok SabhaAmit Shah said this during Question Hour, Congress' Ravneet Singh Bittu sought a response from Shah on why Rajoana was pardoned
Dec 02, 2019
PMC Bank scam: Nearly 78% depositors can withdraw entire deposits, says govt; efforts underway to repay customers moneySitharaman also said in Lok Sabha that in case of medical emergencies, marriages and other crisis situations, a depositor of PMC Bank can withdraw up to Rs 1 lakh by invoking the 'hardship provisions' of RBI.
Nov 28, 2019
Assam Assembly Winter Session: Congress and AIUDF stage protest, shout slogans against BJP govt over CAB, NRCAs soon as the House assembled, opposition Congress and AIUDF sought to raise the two contentious issues through an adjournment motion
Nov 22, 2019
Centre to grant Rs 600 crore as interim relief to Maharashtra farmers whose Kharif crops were affected due to heavy October rainsResponding to queries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Agriculture Purushottam Rupala said crops have been affected due to rains not only in Maharashtra but in many other states as well
Jul 23, 2019
No plan to set up fertiliser plant in Iran, says DV Sadananda Gowda; adds that India is working to revive 5 defunct chemical industriesIndia has no plans to set up a fertiliser plant in Iran or import products from that country, DV Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday.
Jul 12, 2019
Health ministry working towards using AI in safe and effective way, says Union Minister Harsh Vardhan in Lok SabhaHealth Minister Harsh Vardhan also said in Lok Sabha on Friday that to address gaps in India's AI ecosystem and realise its economic impact, the central government has prioritised building AI technology capabilities.
Jul 09, 2019
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after Opposition MPs raise slogans over Karnataka crisisRajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed uproar over the Karnataka crisis with opposition Congress members storming the well of the house and raising slogans.
Jul 01, 2019
Reports on high unemployment rate in country 'misleading', says Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar in Lok SabhaUnion Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar Monday said that reports about high unemployment rate in the country are misleading and asserted that employment generation is the priority of the government
Jun 27, 2019
Opposition urges govt to rein in carriers, raises concern over steep airfares during calamities like cyclone, floods in Lok SabhaMembers of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Thursday flagged the issue of steep airfares especially during natural calamities like cyclones and riots