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Government Informs LIC is not being Privatized

The Central Government has informed the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021 that, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is not being privatized. Highlights This information was provided by the government in a reply to a supplementary question during the Question Hour in Lok Sabha. The Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, also ..

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Dropping the Question Hour in LS schedule of Monsoon Session

The Lok Sabha Secretariat released the schedule for the monsoon Parliament session that starts on September 14. It has dropped the Question but unstarred questions would be allowed. Many leaders from opposition had written to Speaker not to curtail Question Hour as it encroaches upon a member’s right and deny them an opportunity to question ..

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First Time since 1972 Lok Sabha takes up all Starred Questions

All 20 Starred Questions were taken up in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, during the on-going winter session the Parliament. This was the first time since 1972, that all starred questions were answered in Lok Sabha during the Question Hour. During the fifth Lok Sabha, on March 14, 1972, all 14 starred questions ..

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Unmanned Level Crossings in all Broad-Gauge Network eliminated: Govt

Union Minister of Railway Piyush Goyal recently informed Lok Sabha during Question Hour that Centre government has eliminated Unmanned Level Crossings (ULCs) in whole Broad-Gauge (BG) network in the country. Key Highlights On January 31, 2019, Indian Railways declared that last unmanned level crossing has been sealed and at present there is not a single ..

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Indian Railways conducting trials of Tri-Netra technology

Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal during Question Hour informed Rajya Sabha members that Indian Railways is conducting TRI-NETRA (Terrain Imaging for Drivers Infrared, Enhanced, Optical & Radar Assisted) technology for detecting obstructions on tracks. Key Highlights Background: First in 2002-03 India Railways has developed a modern technology and tried it extensively but it was ..

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