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Om Birla

'Inappropriate For One Legislature To Pass Judgment On Another': Om Birla On EU Resolutions Against CAA

Jan 28, 2020 PTI

Om Birla also asserted that as members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, 'We should respect sovereign processes of fellow legislatures'.

Death Of 12 Infants In A Week, 77 In A Month At Government Hospital Shocks Kota

Dec 28, 2019 PTI

Out of the ten infants, who died between December 23 and 24, five were newborns.

'Big Scam': Congress Stages Walkout In Lok Sabha Over Electoral Bonds

Under the electoral bonds scheme, the government has offered complete anonymity to those making donations. A donor could anonymously buy a bond and deposit it with the political party of his or her choice.

BJP MP Om Birla Elected As Lok Sabha Speaker; 'Matter Of Pride,' Says PM Modi

Jun 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

With no opposition, the election of Om Birla, a two-time BJP member from Kota in Rajasthan, was a smooth affair. It is, however, a departure from the past, since a woman held the post since 2009.

Who Is Om Birla, BJP's Pick For Lok Sabha Speaker

A little-known second time MP from Rajasthan, Om Birla, has been chosen as the speaker of the lower house.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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