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SP Group withdraws letters alleging irregularities in bidding process for new Parliament building

SP Group withdraws letters alleging irregularities in bidding process for new Parliament building

The Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group has withdrawn letters alleging irregularities and conflict of interest in Tata Projects' winning bid to...Read More

SP Group alleges irregularities in Tatas bagging Parliament project bid

SP Group alleges irregularities in Tatas bagging Parliament project bid

Meanwhile, Tata Group says not yet received any formal request from SP Group for separation

All 4 labour codes likely to be implemented from Apr 1 next year: Labour Secy

All 4 labour codes likely to be implemented from Apr 1 next year: Labour Secy

Parliament in its just concluded session passed three labour code bills: the Industrial Relations (IR) Code, the Social Security Code, an...Read More

Stormy GST Council meet likely on Monday; non-BJP states to oppose Centre's borrowing option

Stormy GST Council meet likely on Monday; non-BJP states to oppose Centre's borrowing option

While as many as 21 states, mostly ruled by BJP or parties which have supported it on issues, had till mid-September opted to borrow Rs 9...Read More

Fear of revenue loss makes 
Punjab back farmer stir

Fear of revenue loss makes Punjab back farmer stir

The protests against farm sector reforms continue unabated, especially in Punjab and Haryana though efforts were underway to rope in farm...Read More

Centre misdirecting cess 
pool to boost revenue

Centre misdirecting cess pool to boost revenue

In plain, layman’s language it would be called cheating. We will stop short of calling it that, but nonetheless it should be unacceptable...Read More

Farmers need price assurance too

Farmers need price assurance too

Forty years ago, possibly for the first time, there was mass mobilisation and a farmers' agitation led by a most unlikely and uncharismat...Read More

A short but fruitful Parliament session

A short but fruitful Parliament session

One of the shortest parliamentary sessions ended on Wednesday, a week ahead of schedule, due to rising fears of coronavirus infections am...Read More

Parliament passes 3 key labour reform bills: Here is what it means for workers and employers

Parliament passes 3 key labour reform bills: Here is what it means for workers and employers

Amid boycott by opposition parties including Congress and Left over suspension of eight MPs, Parliament on Wednesday approved three key l...Read More

Parliament passes bill to bring cooperative banks under RBI's supervision

Parliament passes bill to bring cooperative banks under RBI's supervision

Parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the Banking Regulation Act to bring cooperative banks under the supervision of the RBI, a move...Read More

Parliament's Monsoon session cut short, set to end on Wednesday

Parliament's Monsoon session cut short, set to end on Wednesday

The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, considering safety of parliamentarians against the backdrop of...Read More

Gone in 3 and half hours: Rajya Sabha passes 7 bills amid Opposition walkout

Gone in 3 and half hours: Rajya Sabha passes 7 bills amid Opposition walkout

In one of the most productive days in its history, Rajya Sabha on Tuesday in a matter of three and half hours passed seven key bills incl...Read More

Parliament clears IBC amendments to protect stressed companies amid COVID-19

Parliament clears IBC amendments to protect stressed companies amid COVID-19

Parliament on Monday approved the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 to protect COVID-19-stressed companies fro...Read More

Govt struck-off 3,82,581 shell companies during the last three years

Govt struck-off 3,82,581 shell companies during the last three years

More than 3.82 lakh shell companies were struck off the Registrar of Companies (RoCs) in the last three years by the governemnt.Based on ...Read More

FPJ Fast Facts: What is voice vote and how often it is used in Parliament

FPJ Fast Facts: What is voice vote and how often it is used in Parliament

The Rajya Sabha on Sunday voted by voice vote to pass two agricultural bills amid strong protests from the opposition. Farmer's Produce T...Read More

Rule book thrown at Chair, oppn protest, voice vote: Here is what exactly happened in Rajya Sabha as govt pushed for passage of agri Bills

Here is what exactly happened in RS as govt pushed for passage of agri Bills

The Rajya Sabha saw a massive ruckus on Sunday as the government sought to push the farm Bills amid opposition protest. Two bills -- Far...Read More

TMC submits Zero Hour notice on UGC NET exams during Durga Puja

TMC submits Zero Hour notice on UGC NET exams during Durga Puja

KolkataTrinamool Congress on Saturday submitted a Zero Hour notice for Sunday in the Rajya Sabha, urging the government to reconsider its...Read More

Political parties agree to curtail ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, last sitting likely on September 23

Political parties agree to curtail ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, last sitting likely on September 23

Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country, all political parties in a Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Parliament on Saturday agr...Read More

At least 32 MPs, 262 officials in Parliament test COVID-19 positive; govt mulls curtailing session

At least 32 MPs, 262 officials in Parliament test COVID-19 positive; govt mulls curtailing session

At least 32 lawmakers and 262 officials working in parliament have tested positive for coronavirus since the monsoon session started on M...Read More

Parliament likely to curtail session due to COVID-19, LS floor leaders may meet later today

Parliament likely to curtail session due to COVID-19, LS floor leaders may meet later today

The government is contemplating curtailing the ongoing Monsoon Session in view of the rising COVID-19 cases amongst MPs, but nothing has ...Read More

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