Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicWinter Session

Topic: Winter Session

India has no proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency: Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament

Sitharaman said the Modi govt doesn't collect data on Bitcoin transactions. Centre plans to introduce cryptocurrency bill that seeks to ban all but a few private cryptocurrencies.

Ensure higher attendance, come prepared to debate on crucial issues: BJP chief Nadda tells MPs

In separate NDA meeting held the day before Winter Session of Parliament, allies stressed on need for better coordination, thanked govt for repealing farm laws.

Farmers to conduct daily tractor march to Parliament during winter session, SKM says

To observe one year of the movement against the Centre's three agri laws, 500 farmer volunteers will peacefully move to Parliament every day & assert their rights to protest in Delhi.

Supreme Court on Emergency, and Kejriwal’s prep for 2022 UP polls

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Opposition leader in RS wasn’t consulted on not holding winter session, says Jairam Ramesh

Congress leaders also slammed the government’s decision to not hold Parliament’s winter session, saying if poll campaigning can take place amid Covid then why can’t session be held.

UP cops on ‘free market’ vs ‘free distribution’ & an ‘explanation’ on peasant crisis

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No Winter Session of Parliament due to Covid, Budget Session in January, says govt

The winter session of Parliament normally starts from last week of November or first week of December.

Adhir Chowdhury urges Speaker for Parliament winter session to discuss Covid, farmers protest

Congress' Adhir Chowdhury wrote to Om Birla, saying Parliament needs to discuss ‘notable’ issues like the farmers’ agitation, Covid vaccine status, and economic slowdown. 

Covid cloud over Winter Session of Parliament, could be merged with Budget Session

No formal announcement yet. If called off, this will be the fourth time in the history of Parliament that the Winter Session will not be held.

JD(U) divided: Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma speak out against support to citizenship bill

JD(U)’s national V-P Prashant Kishor "disappointed", national general secretary Pavan Varma says citizenship bill “unconstitutional and discriminatory”.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
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.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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.
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