Parties demand women’s reservation bill be brought in Parliament | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Several parties on Sunday demanded at an all-party meeting that the women’s reservation bill be taken up in the winter session of parliament, sources said. The TMC, YSR Congress and the DMK were among the parties that suggested that the bill be brought for discussion in the session starting Monday, they said. The …

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Cabinet clears repeal of farm laws, but unions plan show of strength | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved PM Modi’s announcement and relevant draft bills to repeal the three central farm laws even as the agri unions are planning a big mobilisation along the capital’s borders to mark one year of their protests against the bills on Friday that coincides with India’s Constitution Day. The …

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‘Pegasus & inflation will remain big issues in winter session too’ | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told Subodh Ghildiyal that the opposition will demand a debate on Pegasus snooping in the winter session and that there should be a discussion on China. Excerpts from the interview: What is the agenda of the opposition in the winter session of parliament?The government has not referred any bills …

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M Venkaiah Naidu’s grandchild vows to cut wedding expenses for a cause | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu’s granddaughter Sushma, who is set to be married next month, on Sunday vowed to cut on marriage expenditure so that her grandparents and parents could contribute Rs 50 lakhs for the treatment of children from economically weaker sections ailing from heart problems. Sushma handed …

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Ex-CBDT chief P C Mody takes over as new RS secretary-general | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Pramod Chandra Mody took charge as secretary general of Rajya Sabha on Friday, replacing PPK Ramacharyulu, a former secretariat services officer, who was appointed as SG on September 1 this year. According to the official communication from the secretariat, Mody, a 1982-batch revenue …

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parliament: Cabinet Committee on Parliament Affairs recommends Winter Session of Parliament from November 29 to December 23 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Parliament Affairs has recommended that the Winter Session of Parliament be held from November 29 to December 23, sources said on Monday. Like previous sessions of Parliament in the last one and half years, the Winter Session will be held adhering to Covid-19 protocols, people familiar with the developments …

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pegasus: Explained: 5 reasons why Supreme Court ordered probe into Pegasus snooping controversy | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday constituted an expert committee to conduct a probe into the alleged snooping by government agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using Israeli firm NSO’s spyware Pegasus. The expert committee will work under the supervision of former SC judge R V Raveendran. The SC bench, comprising Chief …

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Pegasus spyware case: Supreme Court to pronounce order judgment today; all you need to know | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday will pronounce its order on pleas seeking independent court-monitored probe into alleged Pegasus spyware case. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana will pass the order on a batch of pleas. The Pegasus spyware: All you need to knowWhat is Pegasus spywareA spyware …

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Varun Gandhi, Subramanian Swamy dropped BJP’s from national executive committee | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In his first reshuffle of the national executive since taking over as BJP chief in Januray 2020, J P Nadda on Thursday dropped several leaders from the party’s highest decision-making body including Uttar Pradesh MPs Maneka Gandhi and her son Varun Gandhi and Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy. The move comes ahead of …

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Mayawati: With SC intervening in Lakhimpur violence case, there is hope for justice | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: BSP supremo Mayawati said on Thursday that there is hope for justice in the Lakhimpur violence case as the Supreme Court has intervened in the matter and sought a status report from the Uttar Pradesh government. She said a delegation of the BSP led by party general secretary and Rajya Sabha MP SC Mishra …

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