Lok Sabha

Odisha Sends 33% Women To Lok Sabha

Bhubaneswar: Being the first state in India Odisha will see exactly 33% of women MPs in the 17th Lok Sabha. Before election Odisha’s CM and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik promised to send 33% to Lok Sabha. Later keeping his promise he fielded 7 women candidates out of 21 in total in the […]

Lok Sabha Winter Session Lists 6 Bills for Discussion

New Delhi: The Winter Session of Lok Sabha will start from today onwards and the Government has listed total six bills which will be discussed and voted in the House. One of those bills are the Amendment Bill of Aadhaar Act, 2016 which will allow private entities to use Aadhaar number for verification through voluntary […]

Mental health care highly neglected in India

By Dr Debakanta Behera, England: With the passage of Mental Healthcare Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha on 27th March, a well needed impetus is provided to the highly neglected mental health care in India. The Bill which makes affordable mental health care a right for all is already passed in Rajya Sabha in August last year. […]