Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Parliament

Parliament a Bill-passing factory under Modi govt. Suspending Opposition MPs proves it

Repeal of farm laws without any discussion in Parliament and the suspension of 12 Opposition MPs show Modi government is reluctant to engage.

Want Oppn unity but won’t be anybody’s rubber stamp, TMC says amid tussle with Congress

Trinamool Congress' Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien says his party not duty-bound to anyone, wants discussion on all issues in Parliament.

Punjab farmer leaders say Modi govt must reply to demands by tomorrow, call SKM meet on 1 Dec

The farmers had put forth six demands, including legal guarantee for MSP, withdrawal of cases against farmers and compensation for those who died during the agitation.

Some smiles, Oppn protests & Modi’s address to media on Day 1 of Parliament’s winter session

ThePrint's National Photo Editor Praveen Jain brings you pictures from the first day of the winter session of Parliament.

‘Done in good humour,’ says Shashi Tharoor as photo with ‘attractive’ women MPs gets him trolled

On the first day of Parliament's winter session, Shashi Tharoor posted a photo with women MPs, saying 'Who says the Lok Sabha isn’t an attractive place to work?' 

Benchmark must be how Parliament functions not how forcefully it is disrupted, PM Modi says

Speaking with reporters ahead of the winter session Monday, Modi said the government is ready to discuss all issues and answer all questions in the Parliament.

Modi govt to consider allowing crypto trading for some investors

The bill to be presented by the central govt in Parliament may stipulate a minimum amount for investments in digital currencies while banning their use as legal tender.

Union Cabinet approves bill to repeal three farm laws following PM Modi’s announcement

The new bill to revoke the laws will be introduced in the Lok Sabha for passage in the upcoming parliamentary session beginning on 29 November.

Govt lists bill to ‘prohibit’ pvt cryptocurrencies, create RBI variant in Parliament session

Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021, seeks to prohibit all private cryptocurrencies with 'certain exceptions to promote underlying technology'.

Pakistan among Commonwealth invitees as India marks 100 years of Parliament’s PAC 

A two-day function will be organised in December to mark the centennial of PAC, Parliament’s oldest committee. It will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on 4 December. 

On Camera


Research shows heart attack survivors may be at higher risk of mental weakness

Here’s what you should eat after a heart attack. Recovery can take months

Heart attack among under 40 have risen 2% every year from 2006 to 2016. Overall nutrition is vital to returning to normal health after a heart attack.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.