Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicWinter Session

Topic: Winter Session

In Photos | MPs in Parliament for the extended winter session of Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha MPs were in attendance in Parliament Wednesday morning after the government extended the winter session by a day.

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends 19 AIADMK & TDP MPs for 4 days

The suspended members had repeatedly disrupted the proceedings of the Lok Sabha over Cauvery river and special state status to Andhra Pradesh.

Need cooperation between govt & opposition for Parliament to function smoothly: PM Modi

The opposition is expected to press for a joint parliamentary committee to probe the Rafale jet deal, ‘misuse’ of probe agencies and RBI's autonomy, he said at an all-party meet.

Funny side up: Parliament is serious business, but Rajya Sabha MPs left us in splits

Featuring Union MoS and former diplomat Hardeep Puri, BJP’s La Ganesan, and Congress’s Jairam Ramesh getting two raps from the chair.

After Gujarat, the Congress-led opposition is determined to be belligerent in Parliament

If the Gujarat polls had been the cause for late starting of the session, the results also have an echo in the functioning of Parliament.

Wednesday has just begun and Narendra Modi has cried three times already

Even in May 2014, Narendra Modi had choked with emotion after being elected leader of the BJP parliamentary party and cried.

On Camera

YourTurn

Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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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