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Schedule Of Committee Meetings
Agenda of the meeting will be intimated in due course. ...
Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Briefing by the representatives of Department of Economic Affairs & Department of Financial Services (Ministry of Finance) on the subject, Implementation of The ...
to hear the views of Ministry of Home Affairs on the subject ‘Functioning of Assam Rifles’ ...
(i) Presentation by the Secretariat on the agenda item for discussion. (ii) Briefing by the representatives of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Limited in connection with its comprehensive examination. ...
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Rajat Asthana , Tanvi Vipra - May 18, 2022
Yesterday, the Governor of Karnataka promulgated the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Ordinance, 2022.  The Ordinance prohibits forced religious conversions.  A Bill with the same provisions as the Ordinance was passed by the Karnataka Legislative Assembl...
Tanvi Vipra - March 21, 2022
India is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world.  Its domestic traffic makes up 69% of the total airline traffic in South Asia.  India’s airport capacity is expected to handle 1 billion trips annually by 2023. The Ministry of Civil Aviation is responsible ...
Omir Kumar - March 17, 2022
On March 14, 2022 Rajya Sabha discussed the working of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER).  During the discussion, several issues around budgetary allocation, implementation of schemes and connectivity with the North Eastern Region were discussed.  The Ministry of ...
Omir Kumar , Shubham Dutt - November 18, 2021
Recently, the Supreme Court collegium reiterated its recommendations for the appointment of 11 judges to certain High Courts.  It had first recommended these names earlier this year and in August last year, but these appointments were not made.  The Indian judiciary faces high vacancies ac...
Shashank Srivastava - October 21, 2021
In the past few months, retail prices of petrol and diesel have consistently increased to all-time high levels.  On October 16, 2021, the retail price of petrol in Delhi was Rs 105.5 per litre, and that of diesel was Rs 94.2 per litre.  In Mumbai, these prices were even higher at Rs 111.7 ...
The President and Parliament are joined together by a line in our Constitution. Article 79 states, “There shall be a Parliament for the Union which shall consist of the President and two Houses to be known respectively as the Council of States and the House of the People.” Beyond th...
The Ministry of Education has been allocated Rs 1.04 lakh crore in this year’s budget. This allocation constitutes 3% of the central government’s estimated expenditure for 2022-23. The allocation to the National Education Mission is the fifth-largest among all major schemes at Rs 39,553 ...
You are about to start hearing the name of justice Ranjit Singh Sarkaria. He retired as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC) in 1981 after serving for seven years. His profile on the SC’s website records that early on in his career, he was part of a two-member committee to translate the Constitut...
The number of days that the Punjab Assembly is in session each year has been a persistent downward slope, the lowest being during the term of the 15th Assembly in 2021 (11 days) Highlights Days in session hit record-low in 2021, yearly average at a mere 14-days All these Bills were passed on the sam...
The Assembly met for only 21 days a year, on average. The Deputy Speaker of the Assembly was elected after more than four years of constitution of the Assembly. The Assembly met only five times for 10 or more days. Each of these were budget sessions. https://www.news9live.com/india/up-assembly-al...