President to address joint sitting of both Parliament houses in existing building: Om Birla
Friday, 20 January 2023 Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday said the President will address the joint sitting of both the houses of Parliament in the existing building, putting to rest speculations that it could be held in the new building.Amid reports that President Droupadi Murmu can address joint session of both houses in new building, Birla in a tweet said the New Parliament Building is still under construction.
The inauguration of India's new parliament in New Delhi on Sunday will see nearly zero representation from the opposition, with 20 parties announcing they will be boycotting the ceremony. The opposition parties have denounced plans by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the new parliament, instead of President Draupadi Murmu, to make a political statement ahead of next year's national election. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now criticised the Opposition and has called their decision unfortunate and irresponsible adding that it weakens democracy.
#NewParliamentBuilding #NewParliamentInauguration #PMModi #DraupadiMurmu #OppositionParties #YogiAdityanath
President Droupadi Murmu has replaced Kiren Rijiju, who was the Minister of Law, with Arjun Ram Meghwal. Officials said that in a major cabinet reshuffle, Arjun Ram Meghwal was appointed union law minister, shifting Kiren Rijiju to the Ministry of Earth Sciences. They added that he will also get the existing portfolios of Rijiju apart from the law ministry Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State assigned the independent charge as Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice in addition to his existing portfolios, in place of Kiren Rijiju.
#ArjunRamMeghwal #KirenRijiju #LawMinister
Today, in her maiden sortie on a fighter jet, President Draupadi Murmu took off in a Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft at Assam's Tezpur Air Force station. The President undertook a sortie during her three-day visit to the state as Supreme Commander of the defence forces.
#DraupadiMurmu #TezpurAirForceStation #Assam
PM Modi flags off Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express train in Hyderabad; India records 6,155 new cases in 24 hours; President Droupadi Murmu takes sortie on the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft; Fire at PVC Market in Delhi
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On Wednesday, Sudha Murty was conferred Padma Bhushan for her social work by President Droupadi Murmu. Her daughter, Akshata Murty, who is married to the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, was one of the attendees of the ceremony. UK PM Rishi Sunak reacted to his mother-in’law’s achievement and said it was a "proud day".
#SudhaMurthy #RishiSunak #PadmaBhushan