A- A A+
Last Updated : Jun 2 2020 8:10PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses confidence that India's economy will get its growth back            Prime Minister says more than 53 thousand crore rupees of financial assistance given under PMGKY            INS Jalashwa reaches Tamil Nadu with over 700 Indians onboard from Sri Lanka this morning            Two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of J&K            IMD issues warning for heavy rain in Maharashtra and Gujarat in view of Cyclone Nisarga           

National News

Jun 18, 2019

Lok Sabha adjourns for the day after completion of oath taking ceremony

The Lok Sabha has been adjourned for the day after completion of the oath taking ceremony. Newly elected members of the Lok Sabha continued to take oath on the second day of the 17th Lok Sabha session today. 

Members from States including Odisha, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and  West Bengal took oath.  Prominent among those who took oath are Sonia Gandhi, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Menaka Gandhi, T R Baalu, A Raja, Dayanidhi Maran, Kanimozhi, Karti Chidambaram, Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Jas Kaur Meena, OM Birla,  Sunny Deol, Manish Tewari, Parneet Kaur and   Sashi Tharoor took oath.  

UPA Chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli Parliamentary Constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second day of the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha. While there was a loud thumping of desks by the Congress members, voices were heard from the BJP benches greeting Sonia Gandhi for taking oath in Hindi. All the MPs from Tamil Nadu took oath in Tamil. From Odisha, most of the members took oath in Odia while some preferred Sanskrit.

Similarly, from Punjab, members took oath in Punjabi and English. Most of the Telangana MPs took oath in Telugu while Asasuddin Owaisi took oath in Urdu. Other members elected from Uttar Pradesh includes Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Dr Mahesh Sharma, Hema Malini, Akhilesh Yadav, Satyapal Singh, Azam Khan Ravi Kishan and Anupriya Patel.  

Members of West Bengal including Locket Chatterjee, S S Ahluwalia, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Kalyan Banerjee and Satabdi Roy were among those who took oath. Most of them preferred  Bangla and some chose Sanskrit. Yesterday, Prime Minister and Leader of the House Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, and several other Union Ministers and members took oath during the first session of newly elected 17th Lok Sabha. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 2 (Jun) Midday News 2 (Jun) Evening News 1 (Jun) Hourly 2 (Jun) (1800hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 2 (Jun) दोपहर समाचार 2 (Jun) समाचार संध्या 1 (Jun) प्रति घंटा समाचार 2 (Jun) (1900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 2 (Jun) Khabrein(Day) 2 (Jun) Khabrein(Eve) 31 (May)
Aaj Savere 2 (Jun) Parikrama 2 (Jun)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 2 (Jun) Samayki 1 (Jun) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 1 (Jun) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 1 (Jun) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)