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Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra dies of COVID-19, PM Modi expresses grief
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Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra dies of COVID-19, PM Modi expresses grief

BHUBANESWAR : Rajya Sabha MP and renowned sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra passed absent on Sunday owing to COVID-19. He was admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar for treatment method after getting diagnosed with COVID-19. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief around the demise of Mohapatra and explained that he will be remembered for his contributions toward conventional crafts. "Saddened by the demise of MP Shri Raghunath Mohapatra Ji. He manufactured pioneering contributions to the environment of artwork, architecture and society. He will be remembered for his contributions in direction of popularising regular crafts. My feelings are with his loved ones and admirers. Om Shanti," PM Modi tweeted. The Odisha Main Minister Naveen Patnaik als...
Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra Dies in Odisha Healthcare facility Owing to Covid-19, PM Modi Expresses Grief
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Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra Dies in Odisha Healthcare facility Owing to Covid-19, PM Modi Expresses Grief

Image of Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra. (Picture: Twitter)Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan among the other individuals also expressed their condolence around the demise of Mohapatra.PTI BhubaneswarPrevious Up-to-date:May 09, 2021, 19:52 ISTAdhere to US ON:Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra, who was also an eminent sculptor, died on Sunday at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar, days just after he analyzed constructive for Covid-19, a senior formal at the clinic claimed. Mohapatra (78), a Padma Bhushan awardee, was admitted to the clinic on April 22.In spite of all valiant attempts by the medical professionals, Mohapatra lost the struggle and died at 3.49 pm, Dr Gitanjali Batmanabane, Director, AIIMS Bhubaneswar, reported. Key Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief abov...
Cong Urges RS Chairman to Keep Digital Parl Panel Meetings amid Covid
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Cong Urges RS Chairman to Keep Digital Parl Panel Meetings amid Covid

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has urged Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to allow digital conferences of parliamentary standing committees, saying Parliament cannot be a mute spectator to the struggling of people today. In a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman, Kharge sought his intervention and explained parliamentary panels can lead to the ongoing endeavours in made up of this pandemic and giving relief to people.“At this hour of collective crisis, the Parliament of India can't be and have to not be a mute spectator. It have to give a message of solidarity with the people today, of significant enterprise to relieve their agony and of unity of objective," he claimed. The senior Congress chief mentioned the Department Related Standing Committees are an helpful, non-parti...
Unfortunate day for democracy, will carry on fight to restore electricity back again to individuals: Arvind Kejriwal
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Unfortunate day for democracy, will carry on fight to restore electricity back again to individuals: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI : Before long after the passage of GNCTD amendment monthly bill in the Rajya Sabha, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday stated it was a "unhappy day" for democracy and stressed that his wrestle to restore ability back again to the people would continue. The Parliament handed Governing administration of National Money Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Invoice, 2021 that offers much more powers to the Lieutenant Governor. It was handed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. "RS passes GNCTD modification monthly bill. Unfortunate working day for Indian democracy. Will proceed our battle to restore electric power back to folks. Whichever be the road blocks, we will go on carrying out great function. Function will n...
Rajya Sabha passes invoice which presents far more electric power to Lieutenant Governor in Delhi
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Rajya Sabha passes invoice which presents far more electric power to Lieutenant Governor in Delhi

Rajya Sabha nowadays handed the Governing administration of Countrywide Funds Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 immediately after higher drama in the Dwelling that observed uproar by the opposition and a walkout by MPs of events like the BJD, SP, Congress and the YSR-Congress The laws was passed in Rajya Sabha by a voice vote on Wednesday. Even so, a division was sought by the opposition when the govt moved the invoice for thought. In the course of voting, 83 members have been in favour even though 45 opposed the bill. Just before the passage of the monthly bill, the Congress far too walked out. Lok Sabha had currently passed the Monthly bill on 22 March. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted just after the passage of ...
Rajya Sabha Adjourned Twice Just after Uproar Around GNCTD (Modification) Invoice, Sitharaman’s Speech Minimize Brief
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Rajya Sabha Adjourned Twice Just after Uproar Around GNCTD (Modification) Invoice, Sitharaman’s Speech Minimize Brief

Rajya Sabha proceedings witnessed two temporary, back again-to-again adjournments as opposition members trooped in the well of the House boosting slogans to protest in opposition to the Authorities of Countrywide Money Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021. Soon immediately after the Home returned the Finance Bill, 2021, Leader of Opposition and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge opposed the GNCTD (Modification) Monthly bill, expressing the proposed laws was unconstitutional and demanded that it be referred to a pick committee for scrutiny.As customers of the Upper Home lifted slogans in opposition to the Centre, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was forced to slash short her speech on Finance Bill right after arguments with the TMC over implementation of Central government s...
India enjoys financial investment grade score, downgrade unlikely: Nirmala Sitharaman
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India enjoys financial investment grade score, downgrade unlikely: Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday explained that India enjoys an expenditure quality rating and there is no danger of a downgrade because of larger paying out. Speaking in Rajya Sabha on the Finance Monthly bill 2021, Sitharaman stated that it does not envisage any improve in taxation notably in direct taxes and revenue tax. "The Bill has some amendments in direction of accomplishing a reduction in compliance aimed at relieve of carrying out business enterprise. Method equivalent for customs and oblique taxes," she explained. Defending the actions carried out by the govt to uplift the economic system, the finance minister cited lower inflation larger GDP progress, report foreign financial investment and lower fiscal deficit. Getting a jibe at the oppositio...
TMC MPs Hurry to Delhi to End ‘Bulldozing’ of GNCTD Invoice in Rajya Sabha
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TMC MPs Hurry to Delhi to End ‘Bulldozing’ of GNCTD Invoice in Rajya Sabha

TMC MP Derek O'Brien on Wednesday mentioned his celebration MPs have rushed to the nationwide cash to stop the "bulldozing" of invoice that seeks to give more electricity to the Delhi Lieutenant Governor, in the Rajya Sabha. "Two times to go for elections in 5 States. Nonetheless Trinamool's Rajya Sabha MPs air sprint to Delhi to end bulldozing of #GNCT Monthly bill that disempowers an elected Delhi governing administration.Another knife into the coronary heart of democracy, the Constitution and Parliament. Even worse even now, Property Minister electioneering, not piloting Bill. Cruel irony," he tweeted. O'Brien had on Tuesday created to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, requesting him to postpone the thing to consider and passing of the bill in look at of the absence of TMC users ...
GST Collections Prime Rs 1 Lakh Crore for Five Straight Months Considering that October 2020: MoS Finance
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GST Collections Prime Rs 1 Lakh Crore for Five Straight Months Considering that October 2020: MoS Finance

Picture for illustration (AFP) Thakur, for the duration of Dilemma Hour, reported this could be possible on the back again of the steps taken by the federal government to boost economic things to do more than the very last yr to offer with the COVID-19 pandemic.PTI New DelhiPrevious Current:March 23, 2021, 22:15 ISTComply with US ON:Greater financial routines have resulted in better GST collection which stood over Rs 1 lakh crore for five months in a row considering the fact that October 2020, Minister of Condition for Finance and Company Affairs Anurag Thakur said in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Thakur, during Question Hour, explained this could be attainable on the again of the actions taken by the federal government to boost economic activities in excess of the previous yr to deal with...
Rajya Sabha Passes Invoice to Elevate FDI in Insurance to 74%, Sitharaman Says Resident India to Head Crucial Positions
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Rajya Sabha Passes Invoice to Elevate FDI in Insurance to 74%, Sitharaman Says Resident India to Head Crucial Positions

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Thursday accepted a monthly bill to increase the overseas expenditure limit in the insurance plan sector to 74 per cent with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying when manage will go to foreign businesses, the greater part of directors and vital administration individuals will be resident Indians who will be included by regulation of the land. "The legislation of the land are reasonably mature. They can manage every single procedure which transpires in this region. (No just one can) get it (money) away and make us sit and view," she said replying to a debate on the monthly bill.Providing out causes for the selection to increase the overseas immediate investment decision (FDI) restrict, she claimed insurance coverage firms are facing liquidity pressure and t...