Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday lost her cool after repeated questions from the media on her son Tejashwi Yadav's absence from the monsoon session of the Bihar Assembly.
The Congress-led Opposition has been demanding that the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 be sent to a Select Committee for further scrutiny.
Even though the contentious Triple Talaq Bill failed to see the light of day in Rajya Sabha, the Monsoon Session proved to be the "most productive" for Lok Sabha since last 2000, according to a think tank.
While the proposed law will remain "non-bailable'', the accused can approach a magistrate even before trial to seek bail. Under a non-bailable law, bail cannot be granted by police at the police station itself.
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Born on June 30, 1956 in Uttar Pradesh Balia in a middle class family, Harivansh is a post-graduate in Economics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
Jaitley had stepped aside as the finance minister in May to undergo a kidney transplant. The charge was then handed over to Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal.
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Rajya Sabha has a total strength of 245. Majority of the members are required to be present when an amendment to the Constitution is passed.
The election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman is expected to between a candidate from the NDA and a Congress nominee, backed by other opposition parties.
The TRS chief told Kumar that a decision will be taken only after consultation with the party leaders.
The post of deputy chairman has been laying vacant after the retirement of PJ Kurien in July.
Two crucial bills are up for discussion in the Monsoon Session of the Parliament today as Lok Sabha will discuss the contentious SC/ST bill and Rajya Sabha is up for discussion on OBC Bill.
The proposed legislation seeks to grant the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) constitutional status on a par with National Commissions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
The bill provides for stringent punishment including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.
The expenditure incurred on advertisements issued on behalf of various ministries and departments by the Bureau of Outreach and Communication through the electronic media.
The fresh attack by Gandhi comes hours after filed gave notices for breach of privilege against PM Modi and Defence Minister Sitharaman in Lok Sabha for “misleading” the House on the Rafale deal issue.
Registration of 18,864 Foreign Contribution Regulation Act registered associations and institutions have been cancelled from 2011 till now and they have been barred from receiving foreign funds, the House was informed.