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Schedule Of Committee Meetings
(i) Presentation by the Secretariat on the agenda item for discussion. (ii) Briefing by the representatives of Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in connection with examination of the subject Review of Performance of Petroleum & Natural ...
(i) Presentation by the Secretariat on the agenda item for discussion. (ii Briefing by the representatives of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) in connection with examination of the subject Review of Performance of Petroleum & Natural Gas ...
Evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on the subject ‘Assessment of various initiatives under CGHS’. ...
Evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Railways on the subject ‘Railway Land Encroachment and its Financial Implications’ ...
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Omir Kumar - Aug 3, 2022
The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021 is listed for passage in Rajya Sabha today.  It was passed by Lok Sabha last week.  The Bill creates a regulatory framework for anti-doping rule violations in sports.  It was examined by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Sports, and some ...
Rajat Asthana - June 13, 2022
On June 13, 2022, the West Bengal government passed a Bill to replace the Governor with the Chief Minister, as the Chancellor of 31 state public universities (such as Calcutta University, Jadavpur University).  As per the All India Survey on Higher Education (2019-20), state publ...
Omir Kumar - June 9, 2022
On June 6, 2022, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released the draft amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules, 2021) for public feedback.  The IT Rules were notified on February 25, 202...
Itika Singh , Mridhula Raghavan - June 7, 2022
Mr. Ramnath Kovind completes his tenure as President in July.  With the Election Commission of India expected to notify the election dates this week, we look at how India will elect its next President.   As the Head of the State, the President is a key part of Parliament.  The...
Tushar Chakrabarty - June 3, 2022
Early this week, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India tabled a report on the finances of Uttar Pradesh for the financial year 2020-21.  A few days prior to that, on May 26, the budget for Uttar Pradesh for 2022-23 was presented, along with which the final audited expendi...
Over this week, the two Houses of Parliament have suspended 27 MPs between them, the latest being two AAP MPs and an independent MP from Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Lok Sabha has suspended four Congress MPs, and Rajya Sabha 23 MPs from the Trinamool Congress, DMK, TRS, CPI...
The differences between the government and the Opposition are hardening in the ongoing monsoon session. This week, Lok Sabha suspended four Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Congress for the rest of the session. The Rajya Sabha has suspended 19 members from different political p...
Hemant Tukaram Godse is the Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) representing Nashik, Maharashtra. When the voters of Nashik first sent him to Parliament in 2014, he found himself in a peculiar position. His surname was considered unparliamentary. Parliamentary rules specify that presiding ...
In July of 1987, Mithilesh Kumar Sinha was the most protected man in the country. The authorities housed the frail 67-year-old man in a Lutyens bungalow. Police officers surrounded him, and a doctor checked on his health regularly. He headed an organisation called the Goodman’s party, which wa...
Hemant Tukaram Godse is the Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) representing Nashik, Maharashtra. When the voters of Nashik first sent him to Parliament in 2014, he found himself in a peculiar position. His surname was considered unparliamentary. Parliamentary rules specify that presiding officers c...