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    The Islamic Consultative Assembly, also called the Iranian Parliament, the Iranian Majles, is the national legislative body of Iran. The Parliament currently has 290 representatives, changed from the previous 272 seats since the 18 February 2000 election. The most recent election took place on 26 February 2016 and the new parliament was opened on 28 May 2016.

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    PM Modi announces plan for construction of Ram Mandir in Parliament
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    PM Modi announces plan for construction of Ram Mandir in Parliament

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced in parliament a trust to oversee the construction of a Ram Temple in ...

    Let's vacate Parliament to shelter evacuees: Nepali lawmaker jabs govt over failure to set up quarantine facilities
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    Let's vacate Parliament to shelter evacuees: Nepali lawmaker jabs govt over failure to set up quarantine facilities

    Nepal's Federal Socialist Party MP Pradeep Yadav on Tuesday hit out at the central government over its failure to finalise the location to set up quarantine facilities, and sarcastically proposed that those to be rescued from coronavirus-hit Wuhan city in China should be sheltered in the Parliament.

    Mutual funds to deduct TDS only on dividend payments, not on capital gains: CBDT
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    Mutual funds to deduct TDS only on dividend payments, not on capital gains: CBDT

    Mutual funds will have to deduct TDS at 10 per cent only on dividend payments and not on the income which is in the nature of capital gains, according to the clarification by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday.

    Govt very transparent in setting new fiscal deficit target: Nirmal Sitharaman
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    Govt very transparent in setting new fiscal deficit target: Nirmal Sitharaman

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government has been very transparent in setting the new fiscal deficit target, which has been pegged at 3.5 per cent for the next financial year beginning April 1.

    Netting Bill ready to boost bond market: DEA Secy
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    Netting Bill ready to boost bond market: DEA Secy

    The Government has provided sufficient grounds to use the 'escape clause' in the FRBM Act and it does not foresee any hardening of bond yields and Foreign Portfolio investors not investing in India, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Secretary Atanu Chakraborty has said and added that the much awaited Netting Bill was being moved in the cabinet and would shortly be introduced in the Parliament.

    Don't be afraid of my questions on employment: Rahul to FM
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    Don't be afraid of my questions on employment: Rahul to FM

    Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday took potshot at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over unemployment and said that she should not fear her questions as he is asking on behalf of students as the government has failed to generate jobs.

    No need to repeal LIC Act for divestment of stake
    Business

    No need to repeal LIC Act for divestment of stake

    There is no need to repeal the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Act 1956 and convert LIC into a company under the Companies Act, but the sovereign guarantee on the policy holders has outlived its utility and can be cancelled, said experts in insurance law and business.

    Majority gives thumbs up to budget proposal on income tax slabs
    National

    Majority gives thumbs up to budget proposal on income tax slabs

    People seem to have given a thumbs up to Budget proposals on personal income tax where Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman has given the option of different tax slabs for individuals who opt to forgo all exemptions.

    Positive and praiseworthy: Nitish Kumar hails Union Budget
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    Positive and praiseworthy: Nitish Kumar hails Union Budget

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hailed the Union Budget 2020-21, saying it is positive and praiseworthy and cater to the interests of common man and farmers.

    Simplified GST return to be implemented from April 1
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    Simplified GST return to be implemented from April 1

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that a simplified GST return will be implemented from April 1, 2020.

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