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Nagaland Firing : Amit Shah Expresses Regret, Promises SIT Probe Within A Month

Dec 06, 2021 PTI

In a statement in Lok Sabha, Amit Shah said the government is keeping a close watch on the evolving situation that stemmed from an unfortunate incident where security forces killed 14 civilians and injured 11 more in Nagaland's Mon district.

Nagaland Firing: Centre Expresses Regret, Amit Shah Assures SIT Probe Will Be Completed In One Month

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Nagaland firing: Security forces opened fire on civilians killing 14 and injuring 11 more in Mon district in three consecutive episodes.


CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Responding to a question on the shelf life of Covid vaccines approved in the country and their active period among the vaccinated people, Mandaviya, in a written reply, said the vaccines were developed very recently, therefore, scientific evidence regarding the duration of protection is still evolving globally.

Bills For 5 Year Tenures For CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Two bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday to extend the tenures of Directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate up to a maximum of five years from the present two years amid strong protests from opposition members.


Stop Politics On Oxygen Shortage, Take Note Of Efforts To Hike Production: Mandaviya To Opposition

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday asked the opposition parties to "stop playing politics" over oxygen shortage during the second wave of COVID-19 infections and take note of the Centre's efforts to ramp production of the life-saving gas to meet the surge in demand.

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02 December, 2021

Journalists Stage Protest Against Restrictions Levied On Media Person's Entry Into The Parliament

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Several senior editors, journalists and camera persons working with various media organizations partook in the protest movement.


02 December, 2021

TRS Members Continue Protests In LS; No Adjournments During Question Hour

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi members on Thursday shouted slogans, displayed placards and later tore them and threw the pieces in the Well of the Lok Sabha before walking out of the House while protesting over farmers' issues.


01 December, 2021

CPI-M Finished Second In Tripura Civic Poll, Not TMC, Says Ratan Lal Nath

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Rubbishing TMC’s claim of increasing popularity, he said the vote share of BJP has been increasing gradually since the party came to power in Tripura in 2018.


30 November, 2021

Lok Sabha Introduces Bill Seeking To Clarify When Supreme Court And High Court Judges Will Get Additional Pension

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Accordingly, the additional quantum of pension to retired judges of the high courts and the Supreme Court is being sanctioned on completing the age of 80 years, 85 years, 90 years, 95 years and 100 years, as the case may be.


30 November, 2021

Lok Sabha Adjourns Till 3pm Amid Oppn Protests

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For the second straight day, Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted on Tuesday amid Opposition protests over various issues. As the House reconvened at 2 pm, there were protest from the members of the opposition. In less than two minutes, A Raja who was chairing the proceeding, adjourned the House till 3 pm.


29 November, 2021

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

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Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".


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29 November, 2021

Activists Lashes Out At Shashi Tharoor For His Tweet On Women MP's Of Lok Sabha

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Tharoor on Monday posted a selfie with the women MPs on Twitter with a controversial caption that triggered public outrage, with many netizens accusing him of sexism and objectification.


29 November, 2021

Tewari Gives Notice For Lok Sabha Adjournment Motion Over Farmers Issue

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During the course of the agitation, many farmers lost their lives to the harsh weather, alleged use of force by the state and violent attacks on farmers' lives notably the incident that happened in Lakhimpur Kheri where farmers were allegedly run over by fast moving vehicles.


28 November, 2021

Parliament Winter Session To Begin With Farm Laws Repeal Bill Tomorrow

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The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 will be introduced on the first day of the Parliament Winter Session on Monday. PM Narendra Modi had announced that the contentious farm laws will be repealed.


27 November, 2021

Khattar Meets Modi, Tells Him Farm Laws Repeal Announcement Has Sent Out A Good Message

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Interacting with reporters in Delhi after the meeting, the chief minister said that he expressed his gratitude to the prime minister for recently appreciating the welfare schemes launched by the Haryana Government.


27 November, 2021

Govt To Introduce Bill In Lok Sabha To Repeal Farm Laws

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To repeal the three contentious farm laws, the government on Monday will introduce in Lok Sabha a new bill, which states that though "only a small group of farmers are protesting" against these legislations, the need of the hour is to take along everyone for inclusive growth.


26 November, 2021

Mayor And Deputy Mayor May Not Contest In Kolkata Municipal Corporation Polls

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"It is time to bring the second generation of party leaders to the fore. It should start from the corporation and municipality elections. In that case, giving ticket to Firhad Hakim's daughter Priyadarshini instead of him will not be unexpected," a senior Trinamool Congress leader said.


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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

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Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.

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A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.

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Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

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