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Rajya Sabha MP’s Bill Acknowledges Two-child Policy

Certain provision of the Bill layout benefits for central and public sector enterprise employees.

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RS Adjourned For 3 Hrs As Mark Of Respect For Departed BJP Member Madan Lal Saini

The decision to adjourn the Upper House till 2 pm was taken this morning at a meeting of leaders of about 15 parties, which was chaired by Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

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Reservation For faculties: Govt To Bring Ordinance Or Bill

With Rajya Sabha proceedings being washed away earlier this week over protests from opposition parties over the issue, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar made a brief statement in the House saying till such time no recruitment will be allowed in universities.

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NOTA Can't Be Permitted In RS Polls, Says SC

The apex court had questioned the poll panel's notification and said that NOTA was meant to be exercised by individual voters in direct polls

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Harivansh Singh: A First Time MP Who Became RS Dy Chairman

A candidate of the ruling NDA, Harivansh Singh was elected to the deputy chairman's post today securing 125 votes against 105 for Congress MP B K Hariprasad, who was a joint opposition candidate

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Parliament Passes Payment Of Gratuity Bill

The legislation will enable the government to enhance the ceiling of tax free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh from the existing Rs 10 lakh for employees falling under the Payment of Gratuity Act

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Six Electees Take Oath As Rajya Sabha Members

Six recently-elected members of the Rajya Sabha were administered oath today by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

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'Rajya Sabha Sat For 80% Of Scheduled Hours, Lok Sabha 75% This Session'

During the session, 17 Bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha. Fourteen Bills were passed in the Lower House, while nine in the Upper House or the Rajya Sabha

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Agricultural Exports Decline To $33.87 Billion in FY17

Import of agricultural commodities (including plantation and marine products) in 2016-17 rose to $25.09 billion from $15.03 billion in 2013-14

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99 FDI Proposals Pending In Various Ministries: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said the work of granting approval for foreign investment in eleven notified sectors/activities under FDI policy has now been entrusted to the concerned administrative ministries or departments

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‘Technology + Democracy = Our Future’

‘I have been very upfront about my disclosure of wealth. I run politics that is clean and transparent’

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Voting For Vice Presidential Poll Underway

The ruling NDA, which has a majority in the Lok Sabha, will find it easy to place its candidate in the post

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Rs 6,000 Crore Worth Of Subsidy For Handloom Sector: Minister

In order to encourage the setting up of solar power handloom units, the government provides a subsidy of 90 per cent to scheduled tribe weavers

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Railways To Reduce Emission Intensity By 32% By 2030: Govt

In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said the interim emission standards for diesel locomotives are proposed to be drafted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change soon

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Govt Plans Rs 3 Lakh Crore Highway Projects In Maharashtra: Nitin Gadkari

We have a target to undertake highway projects worth Rs 3 lakh crore in Maharashtra. We have started work on projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore

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