Lok Sabha Current Affairs - 2019

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Outstanding Parliamentarian Award to Arun Jaitley, Karan Singh and Sharad Yadav

President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards to Arun Jaitley, Dr Karan Singh and Sharad Yadav for the year 2010, 2011 and 2012 respectively. The awards were conferred upon them for their priceless contribution in discharge of their parliamentary duties. President while presenting the awards urged all Parliamentarians to maintain the prestige and Read More…

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M Thambidurai to be deputy speaker of Lok Sabha

With Congress supporting candidature of AIADMK leader M Thambidurai as deputy speaker of Lok Sabha, he is set to be elected unopposed for the post. Mr. Thambidurai is the leader of AIADMK in the House. He was deputy speaker from 1985 to 1989.

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Resham Lal Jangde: Member of India’s first Lok Sabha passed away

Member of India’s first Lok Sabha Reshamlal Jangde (90) passed away. A law graduate from Nagpur, he contested polls on a general seat despite being a Schedule Caste and made it to the first Lok Sabha in 1952 from Bilaspur as a Congress contestant.  A close aid of Lal Bahadur Shastri, he was also a member Read More…

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SEBI empowering ‘Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014’ passed in Lok Sabha

Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 passed in the Lok Sabha. By the virtue of the bill, Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will be empowered and strengthened to clamp down on fraudulent investment schemes and to seek information from any entity related to an investigation. Key points in Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 SEBI will Read More…

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Supreme court asks Centre to submit proposal to expedite criminal justice system

The Supreme Court has said that the judiciary cannot fast-track cases against MPs and in fact asked the government to submit a proposal within a month to expedite the Criminal justice system in India. The apex court also observed that the pace of criminal justice system is not satisfactory in the country. This statement from Read More…

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Government ambiguous on Direct Tax Code, says Bill has lapsed

As per the Government, the Direct Taxes Code, which proposed revamp of the six-decade old Income Tax Act, has lapsed. No commitment has been given on reviving the same. The Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman gave a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha which said that with the dissolution of the Read More…

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Kamal Nath will Pro-tem Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha

Senior Congress leader and former union minister Kamal Nath will be the Pro-tem Speaker of the newly elected Lok Sabha.  As the Pro-tem Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha, Mr Nath will be responsible to formally start the proceedings to the new Lok Sabha. Among his responsibilities will be to swear-in the newly-elected MPs and help the election of the new Read More…

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