Two caluses of the State Banks (Repeal & Amendment) Bill, 2017, were repealed after 2.31 hours of discussion by the members in Lok Sabha and 2.42 hours in Rajya Sabha.
Going by recent trend, the tradition seems to have changed. On Monday, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, was passed in just eight minutes three in Lok Sabha and five in Rajya Sabha.
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WRD plan to restore 83 TN tanks will benefit 14K acres
Water hyacinth spread over the Ambattur lake, in Chennai
TN students must learn other languages too: Guv
PAYING glowing tributes to Tamil language, Governor RN Ravi on Tuesday said school students of Tamil Nadu should learn other Indian languages too like students of other States.
TN gets own drone manufacturing company
Various drones seen in flight at the event in Chennai
RPN Singh's turn to bolt from Cong
THE haemorrhage in the Congress continued with another dynast and former Union minister RPN Singh (57) joining the BJP on Tuesday.
Rural India has bright spots for Asian Paints
WHILE various industry majors have highlighted that inflation has dragged down demand for consumer goods, which has resulted in rural India experiencing a slowdown, Asian Paints says potential of some of the rural geographies seem strong.
Rawat, 3 other Congress candidates likely to get new seats in U'khand
THE Congress is likely to change its candidates, including former chief minister Harish Rawat, on at least four seats in poll-bound Uttarakhand after protests from within the party.
Prez praises nation's resolve to fight Covid
Addressing nation ahead of Republic Day, President Kovind says economic recovery, vax drive signs of resilience
Gujarat's ambitious flying car project yet to take off
EVEN as various states are vying for Tesla’s electric vehicle manufacturing unit, the Gujarat government’s ambitious project of bringing flying car production to the state is yet to take off.
FRL in SC; seeks time to repay ₹3,500 cr debt
FUTURE Group on Tuesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against its lenders, asking not to be declared defaulters and seeking an extension to execute ₹3,500 crore payments to its lenders. In its filing, reviewed by TNIE, Future Retail said it was unable to service the debt due to legal challenges from Amazon.
BPCL to invest ₹10,000 cr in 6 gas distribution networks
STATE-OWNED Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited on Tuesday informed that it will invest ₹10,000 crore over the next five years for setting up six new city gas distribution (CGD) network in the different cities.
India Election Body Struggles With Scale Of Fake Information
When India’s Election Commission announced last month that its code of conduct would have to be followed by social media companies as well as political parties, some analysts scoffed, saying it lacked the capacity and speed required to check the spread of fake news ahead of a multi-phase general election that begins April 11.
India At A Crossroads
India is known as the land of contradictions, and recent events do little to undermine that reputation.
Ex-Union minister junks Cong for BJP
Congress leader and former Union minister RPN Singh, 57, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday, explaining his decision to switch sides as being prompted by the work Prime Minister Narendra Modi was doing for the country, and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath for the state, and as "better late than never".
Those trying to discredit EC discrediting Indian democracy, says Rijiju
THOSE TRYING to “discredit” the Election Commission of India are also discrediting the Indian democracy, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said at an event to mark the National Voters' Day on Tuesday.
RPN Singh joins BJP hours after quitting Cong
Former Congress leader RPN Singh joins BJP, in New Delhi, on Tuesday
Ensure 75% voting in your areas: PM Modi to BJP's panna pramukhs
PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged BJP workers to ensure that voter turnout in their respective areas is recorded at least 75 per cent to mark the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
Modi calls for higher polling
Raises issues of ‘one nation, one election’ & ‘one nation, one voters’ list’
Two lakh signatures being collected in support of CAA, to be sent to BJP leadership
BJP hits back at CM over ‘rotted in alliance' barb
Functionaries of the opposition BJP carried out a protest against Congress state chief Nana Patole in Thane on Monday
UP mantri, husband vie for same seat, leave BJP in a fix
SINGH VS SINGH: HOARDINGS ANNOUNCE FIGHT