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Meena to handle day-to-day affairs of finance ministry


July 5th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Minister of State for Finance (Expenditure and Financial Services) Namo Narain Meena to look after the day-to-day affairs ... Read more...

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CWG, building collapse to dominate Delhi assembly session


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The winter session of Delhi Assembly from Tuesday is all set to be a stormy affair with the alleged irregularities in the Commonwealth Games and the ... Read more...

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117 hours of parliament lost to frequent disruptions (To go with ‘Parliament session ends with little business conducted’)


May 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) More than 117 hours or over 30 percent of the total scheduled 385 hours were lost during the 2010 budget session of parliament due to frequent disruptions ... Read more...

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Parliament session ends with little business conducted


May 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) When the Lok Sabha was discussing the prevention of torture bill Thursday (May 6) evening, the penultimate day of the budget session, not more ... Read more...

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Frequent disruptions will render house irrelevant: Speaker


May 7th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Voicing her disappointment over frequent disruptions of the house, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday warned MPs that such kind of behaviour would gradually render the ... Read more...

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Factfile: Winter session of Lok Sabha


December 18th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Factfile showing some of the highlights of the third session of the 15th Lok Sabha: Duration of the session: 19-11-2009 to 18-12-2009No. of actual days of sitting: ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha’s budget session in numbers


August 7th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The first, month-long budget session of the 15th Lok Sabha concluded Friday. Here are some statistics on the business transacted between July 2 and Aug 7: -- ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Govt to present budget today


February 9th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Raipur, Feb 9 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government will present its budget for the year 2009-10 in the State Assembly today. Chief Minister Raman Singh, who holds the finance portfolio, will present ... Read more...

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‘Goa assembly met just 20 days in 2008′


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) The Goa assembly met for just 20 days in 2008, a drop from 34 days it was in session five years back, said Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar. ... Read more...

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No question hour in Lok Sabha first week


March 6th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Disruptions by MPs did not allow the Lok Sabha to hold its question hour even one day during the entire first week of the budget session that ... Read more...

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MPs miss their chance to question government about farmers


March 3rd, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) After days of disrupting parliament over the issue of distress to farmers, MPs seemed to have forgotten about them Monday - not bothering to even take up ... Read more...

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