Connect with us

National News Politics

Ready to hold discussions on any matter in parliament: PM Modi

One day ahead of parliaments monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, chaired the all India political party meeting, in Delhi.
Addressing party chiefs and leaders, PM Modi said that the Centre was ready to hold discussions on any matter if raised under the rules and regulations of the house (Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha).
More than 40 leaders from 33 parties attended the all-party meeting and suggested, which subjects should be discussed during the session.
Key members included- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Commerce & Industries Minister Piyush Goyal, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, TMC MP Derek O’Brien, DMK’s Tiruchi Siva and others.
Addressing the meet, PM Modi said that all representatives’ suggestions including those from the opposition are very valuable, said, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi.
An all-party meet is an unofficial meet of all chiefs representing their parties in Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha. Matters, which are to be brought up in the house during session, bills and other subjects related to governance are discussed here.
The monsoon session of parliament would begin tomorrow and as per reports, 31 bills including two financial bills are likely to be taken up during the session.
According to few sources, farmers, who are protesting against Centre’s three farm bills since November 2020 at the Delhi-Haryana border, would march the Sansad Bhawan and stage protest during the session.
In wake of such news, the Delhi police had written to Delhi metro to take extra precautions on the seven metro stations near the parliament building.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Politics

Hardik Patel quits Congress, says no youngster is willing to work, vote; accuses leaders of ‘enjoying in abroad’

Published

on

By

Radhika Dhawad | Vadodara
Gujarat Working President Hardik Patel tendered his resignation from the Congress party today morning. Patel took to Twitter to announce his decision and shared an image of his resignation.
 
Patel said, “Big leaders of Congress in Gujarat are far away from issues of the state but are more focussed on ensuring that chicken sandwich for leaders who have come from Delhi is delivered on time!”
In the letter, he also said, “The party has constantly been working against the interests of the country and society.”

Hardik Patel’s letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi

Continue Reading

Politics

BJP on course to retain power for 2nd straight term with CM Yogi Adityanath as CM again

Published

on

By

Radhika Dhawad | Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath

Early numbers reveal that the BJP has crossed the halfway mark with over 271 seats in Uttar Pradesh at 12:07 pm thus making its way to retain power for the second straight term in the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to become the Chief Minister for the second time. 

 
While the BJP was leading in 271 seats, Samajwadi Party (SP) managed to secure 121 seats so far. The BSP has managed to secure five seats while Congress so far has four seats.
 
(With total 403 seats in UP, 202 is the halfway mark)

 

Continue Reading

Politics

Indian student killed during shelling in Ukraines Kharkiv

Published

on

By

Nation Next Newsroom | Mumbai

Representational image

Representational image

An Indian student was killed during shelling in Ukraines Kharkiv on Tuesday morning, Ministry of External Affairs informed in the afternoon. The Ministry tweeted: ?With profound sorrow we confirm that an Indian student lost his life in shelling in Kharkiv this morning. The Ministry is in touch with his family. We convey our deepest condolences to the family.

In Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, videos showed extensive damage from the Russian military assault. One video showed the city’s largest government building blown up.

While the student is yet to be named by the MEA, sources in the Karnataka state government told The Quint that he had been identified as Naveen Shekhrappa, from Haveri district, Karnataka. The 21-year-old was a student of medicine at Kharkiv National Medical University.

The News Minute reported that Shekhrappa was standing in a queue at a supermarket in Kharkiv to buy food when Russian shelling began.



Continue Reading

Trending