Jaitley to table Economic Survey, triple talaq bill in focus
Jan 29, 2018, 09:06
"In the previous session, we had hoped for the passage of Triple Talaq Bill, so that the Muslim women get their rights".
As many as 28 bills will be tabled in the Lok Sabha, while 39 bills are listed for the Rajya Sabha for the upcoming session.
The PM encouraged all political parties to prevent tokenism in different Standing Committees of the Parliament and play a more constructive role to give concrete solutions to issues of national importance brought before the Committees.
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BJP lawmaker Varun Gandhi has urged Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to initiate a "movement" to encourage economically advantaged Lok Sabha members to forego their remunerations for the remaining term of the Lower House. "But we could not pass the bill in the last session, despite Supreme Court's order", he added. "Till the deliberations are going on.It is for the House to decide", Kumar said. Session will be in two parts with eight sittings in first and 23 sittings in 2nd part.
President Kovind said that the Government is keen on reducing economic disparity.
Speaking on Budget 2018 that will be presented on February 1, Modi said that it will strengthen the economy of India. The Opposition has also asked the government to address these issues during the session.
Leaders of the opposition parties are likely to meet tomorrow to push for unity and to discuss ways to together corner the government.
"Almost all opposition parties highlighted that the duration of the session was very short and a wide range of issues need to be discussed". The session would conclude on April 6.
According to another senior leader who attended the all-party meeting on Sunday, opposition parties raised a number of issues with the Congress talking about the short duration of the session, the current economic situation in the country, unemployment, the situation in Kashmir and the Trinamool Congress raising the issues of farm distress and unemployment.
There was no relief for IDBI Bank, the biggest gainer of the cash infusion as its shares fell around a per cent. The funds will help PSBs meet the regulatory capital ratios under Basel III regulations.
A Michigan State spokesman says Miller's comments are being looked into, and patients of Nassar's "will not be billed". At 15, I shouldn't know the inside of a courtroom, but I'm going to become real comfortable in one.
The successful launch has vast implications for the#Small Satellite market and for one company's dream for landing on the moon . So Rocket Lab set a new nine-day launch window in January . "Today we took a significant step towards that", Beck adds.
The election of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC president has not yet seen the removal of Jacob Zuma as ANC president. The ruling party stated that although plans are underway to remove Zuma, no date have been fixed yet.
YouTube has made changes to its monetisation policies, which will make it tougher for some creators to be rewarded for their work. Like Paul, Kjellberg was removed from Google Preferred and lost the second season of his YouTube series, Scare PewDiePie .
The Pistons have dropped five in a row at home and continue to fall further out of playoff contention in the Eastern Conference. However, the Pistons have proven they can compete with good teams, even across this woeful stretch without Reggie Jackson .
On the season, he's averaging 13.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 0.6 steals, 1.0 blocks, and 1.4 3-pointers per game. The starters were announced on TNT an hour before tipoff of the Sixers' nationally televised game against the Celtics .
This pattern of abuse can be traced all the way back to 1992 when Nassar was in medical school at Michigan State University. Students say the discussion about the sexual assault problem on campus is long overdue.
With Trump in the White House, it's hard for any story to stay at the top of the news cycle for more than a few days. As lawmakers bickered in the Capitol, protesters marched outside in a reprise of the women's march from a year ago.
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is one of three top-ten players in the field. "It was pretty easy for a 64". Pieters, ranked 40th in the world, finished second here in 2016 but missed the cut previous year .
Solar tariff not a show stopper
Silicon Ranch Corp. owns and operates more than 100 solar facilities across the U.S.in 14 states, generating a total of 450 MW. Instead, they might actually discourage domestic investments in innovation, crucial to an American solar manufacturing revival.
Trump offers citizenship plan for young immigrants
It is a ransom demand from an administration that has taken the DREAMers hostage as leverage for hateful immigration policy. On Wednesday, Trump said he was open to a pathway to citizenship for the younger immigrants.
Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Up For Pre-Orders For US$ 349
It wouldn't be wrong to say that the speaker houses advanced technology on the inside that not numerous competitors are offering. Basically, it customises the output on a per-song basis to make it sound as close to the recording as it can.
Super blue blood moon, January 31
In fact, you won't be able to see it anywhere in the United States due to the moon setting as the eclipse is beginning. This Super Blood Moon will also be a blue moon, which is defined as the second full moon to occur in the same month.
'Serial killer' arrested over Zainab's rape, murder
ATC judge Sheikh Sajjad will conduct hearing in the case. "I will request the political parties to support my wish", Sharif said. A police district official told Al Jazeera: 'The suspect's name is Imran and he lives in the same [area] where Zainab lived.
Tebow Invited To The NY Mets Spring Training
Former Columbia Fireflies outfielder and 2007 Heisman Trophy victor Tim Tebow is headed back to Spring Training. It will be his second trip through spring training but his first as an invited guest from the get-go.