The Union Budget will be presented on February 1.The Economic Survey is likely to be tabled on January 31 after the president's address, the sources said.
According to the members' list of the parliamentary standing committee, led by senior BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, available on the Rajya Sabha website, TMC MP Sushmita Dev is the only woman among the 31 members.
The MP has however not specified which statements he was referring to from his nearly one-and-half hour long speech.
"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.
Joshi's remarks came after opposition members, including leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, said that Naidu could not do anything to resolve the differences between the opposition and the government.
Ayodhya: The leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of land purchase by politicians and officials, following the Supreme Court judgement on Ram temple.
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine die on Wednesday, a day ahead of its original schedule, marking the end of the Winter Session of Parliament.
The Bill seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to rule out the possibility of duplication of voters and weed out fake votes.
Parliament: The opposition in Lok Sabha demanded sacking of Union Minister for Home Affair Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is one of the accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Parliament: The opposition parties in Rajya Sabha objected to the time allocation for passing a bill to link voter rolls to Aadhaar, without them being part of Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting.
Parliament: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned until 2pm on Monday, after the opposition parties continued their protests.
HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.
There is a rising chorus against Mishra with multiple voices demanding his resignation in view of the Lakimpur Kheri incident.
Parliament: The chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu urged the government and the opposition to arrive at a consensus over the issue of suspension of MPs.
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday had cleared a proposal to bring in uniformity in the marriageable age of men and women, sources said on Thursday.
Vijay Diwas 50th anniversary marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which lead to the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.
Lakhimpur Kheri: The proceedings in Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2pm, after opposition members raised the Lakhimpur Kheri issue, while demanding sacking of MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the case.
Jammu and Kashmir erstwhile state was downgraded and bifurcated into two union territories on 5 August 2019. The erstwhile state’s special status was also abrogated.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.