December 1, 2020 2:28:41 am
As a result of pandemic, newly elected members of Rajya Sabha took their oath within the chamber of the Home for the second time this 12 months. If the Home is just not in session, new members normally take oath within the Chairman’s chamber. However like in July, to take care of distancing norms the ten elected members had been administered oath within the Home chamber itself on Monday, in order that they’ll begin taking part in Parliamentary committee conferences even earlier than the following session begins. There have been concerns of not holding a winter session of the Higher Home this 12 months, however it’s not sure but. Welcoming the elected members, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu mentioned that because the Home of Elders, “it’s crucial to take care of excessive requirements of conduct which provides to the decency, dignity and decorum of the Home”.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday appointed retired IAS officer Utpal Kumar Singh as the brand new Secretary Common of Lok Sabha. Singh was holding the publish of Secretary. His appointment will likely be on contract for a 12 months – from December 1 to November 30, 2021. He’ll succeed Snehlata Shrivastava, whose time period ended on Monday. Birla has appointed Shrivastava as Honorary Officer of the Home (Lok Sabha) with impact from December 1.
India on Monday as soon as once more stood up towards China’s Belt and Highway Initiative on the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. India has been the dissenter on the joint assertion for the final three years. Different SCO member-countries, together with Pakistan and Russia, have supported Chinese language President Xi Jinping’s pet venture.
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