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Parl panel on raising women's marriage age bill has only 1 woman member out of 31

The parliamentary panel assigned to examine the landmark bill which seeks to raise the legal age of marriage for women to 21 has only one woman MP out of 31 members. Photograph: ANI photo The......

'Opposition MPs have become agents of unrest'

'Today, we being the majority pass a law and if the Opposition parties do not like it, they stand on the benches and dance, throw files at the Chair, and beat up women marshals.' IMAGE: Opposition......

Winter session: Productivity of Lok Sabha at 82%, Rajya Sabha at 48%

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi lashed out at opposition parties for repeated disruptions during the Winter Session of Parliament that concluded on Wednesday, saying they seem to be "unable to digest"......

Bill to link Aadhaar with voter ID passed in Parl as Oppn walks out

A Bill to link electoral roll data with the Aadhaar ecosystem was passed by Parliament on Tuesday with the Rajya Sabha approving it amid a walkout by the Opposition and high drama when Derek......

Bill to increase marriageable age of women sent to select committee

A bill that seeks to fix 21 years as the uniform age of marriage for women and men was introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday with Union Minister Smriti Irani terming the move a 'decisive step' in the......

Govt to bring bill to ban pvt cryptos in winter session

The government is likely to bring a bill in the ensuing winter session of Parliament to bar all but a few private cryptocurrencies and create a framework to regulate digital currency issued by the......

RS okays 74% FDI in insurance; majority of directors to be Indians, says FM

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved a bill to raise the foreign investment limit in the insurance sector to 74 per cent, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying while control will go to......

As major ports get autonomy, minister says no privatisation

Allaying fears that the Major Ports Authority Bill, 2020 aims at privatisation of the country's top 12 major ports, Ports, Shipping and Waterways Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday said it......

Explained: What the 3 new agri Bills are all about

Three key agriculture Bills, approved by the Lok Sabha, are facing staunch opposition from within the ruling coalition with senior minister Harsmirat Kaur Badal resigning in protest and farmers......

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