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Parliament LIVE: BJP MP concedes black money can never be brought back

Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:40am IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: dna webdesk

Members in the Lok Sabha expressed outrage over the Shiv Sena MPs act of forcing a Muslim catering supervisor to break his Ramzan fast and the humiliation suffered by two Sikh players in the just concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup in China where the organisers did not allow them to wear the turbans while playing. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Prem Singh Chandumajra (SAD) said efforts should be made to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

15:12 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

BJP MP from Jharkhand Nishikant Dubey concedes that black money can never be brought back to India. He was speaking on Finance Bill in Lok Sabha.

15:12 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

Opposition attacked the government over rising inflation and said its failure to pursue reforms aggressively through the maiden budget would make India vulnerable to changes in global economy. It also faulted the government for not going in for big bang measures in the first budget of the NDA government to address the stagflation.

2:45 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

No proposal to create Indian Medical Service
The Rajya Sabha was informed that the government has not taken any step to create an Indian Medical Service, close on the lines of IAS and IPS, for super specialist doctors,

13:42 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

Force-feeding row: Government says it will respond by tomorrow
The government said it will respond on the issue of Shiv Sena MPs force-feeding a fasting Muslim after ascertaining full facts by tomorrow. Congress, SP and Left members raised the issue when Rajya Sabha met for the day saying 24 hours have passed since the issue was first raised but the government is yet to come back.

12:45 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014
Acknowledging that there are many complaints about catering in trains, Railways Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said measures are being taken to serve "quality and hygienic food at reasonable and affordable rates. Various steps, including imposition of heavy penalties on entities for deficient services, are being initiated. 

11:49 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

Lok Sabha S passes grants for road transport and social justice ministry. The Lok Sabha discussed the 2014-15 demands for grants of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and passed it.

11:21 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

Shiv Sena MPs to move motion in Parliament against Maharashtra resident commissioner, accuse him of insulting them.

11:08 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

Cabinet approves 49% FDI in insurance, to bring amendment bill in this session of Parliament. The bill aims to amend the existing 29 per cent foreign direct investment, or FDI, currently allowed in insurance and raise it to 49 per cent.

11:06 IST Thursday, 24 July 2014

Cabinet meeting begins in Parliament

Parliament Schedule for July 24 (Thursday)

Lok Sabha
1. Calling attention on the situation arising out of Indians stranded in Iraq
2. Finance (No 2) Bill, 2014

Rajya Sabha
1. The Appropriation (No 2) Bill, 2014

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