The winter session of Parliament begins with Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging all political parties to extend co-operation for smooth conduct and pressing for a “national consensus” on the issue of simultaneous elections in the country.
This year’s Winter Session of the Parliament will end on 5th January 2018 has only 14 proposed sittings. As per government data available, 14 sittings is the lowest for any winter session since 1999.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
- The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative authority in the country and it is bicameral.
- The Legislature or Parliament is headed by the President of India.
Source- DD News