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Every Temple Should Have Yearly Targets On Reconversion, Says BJP Yuva Morcha Chief, Withdraws Statements Later

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The MP has however not specified which statements he was referring to from his nearly one-and-half hour long speech.

LS Speaker Voices Concern Over 'Continuous Disruption' In Legislatures, Fake News Menace

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Calling obstruction of proceedings ethically and constitutionally wrong, he said it was even more disturbing when such disruptions are pre-planned.


Govt Doesn't Agree With India's Rank In World Press Freedom Index: I&B Minister

The minister asserted that the government is committed to ensure the right to freedom of speech and expression enshrined under Article 19 of the Constitution of India.


Parliament Adjourned Sine Die Ahead Of Original Schedule

Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine die on Wednesday, a day ahead of its original schedule, marking the end of the Winter Session of Parliament.

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21 December, 2021

Bill On CA, Cost Accountants, Company Secretaries Referred To Standing Committee

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Sitharaman had introduced the Chartered Accountants, the Cost and Works Accountants and the Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lower House on December 17.


21 December, 2021

Prohibition Of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill To Increase Marriageable Age Of Women Got Introduced In Lok Sabha

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The bill seeks to increase the legal age for women to marry to 21 years, bringing in at par with those of men.


21 December, 2021

Parliament: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 2pm Amid Opposition Protests Over Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

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Parliament: The opposition in Lok Sabha demanded sacking of Union Minister for Home Affair Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is one of the accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.


21 December, 2021

Linking Aadhaar with electoral roll will clean voters list of multiple enrolment: Govt sources

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The government sources said the bill incorporates various electoral reforms which have been discussed for a long time.


20 December, 2021

122 Students Of IITs, IIMs, Central Institutes Committed Suicide During 2014-21: Govt

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According to data shared by the minister, 121 incidents of suicides by the students of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), central universities and other higher educational institutions were reported during the period.


20 December, 2021

Controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha

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The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers seeking the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters 'for the purpose of establishing the identity'.


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17 December, 2021

Sports Minister Introduces Anti-doping Bill, Which Empowers NADA, In Lok Sabha

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Anti-doping Bill seeks to give NADA powers of 'investigation, levying sanctions for Anti-Doping Rule Violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and the powers of inspection, sample collection and sharing and free flow of information.'


17 December, 2021

Opposition’s Demand For Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s Resignation Gets Louder

Ashutosh Sharma

There is a rising chorus against Mishra with multiple voices demanding his resignation in view of the Lakimpur Kheri incident.


16 December, 2021

Vijay Diwas 50th Anniversary: Parliament Lauds India’s Armed Forces

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Vijay Diwas 50th anniversary marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which lead to the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.


16 December, 2021

Lakhmipur Kheri: LS Proceedings Adjourned Till 2 PM As Opposition Demands MoS Ajay Mishra’s Sacking

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Lakhimpur Kheri: The proceedings in Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2pm, after opposition members raised the Lakhimpur Kheri issue, while demanding sacking of MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the case.


15 December, 2021

Punjab Polls: SAD Promises Rs 50,000 Compensation For Crop Damage, Old Pension Scheme

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Announcing new poll promises, Sukhbir Badal said farmers would be given crop insurance cover for any damage of their crop and minimum Rs 50,000 compensation would be given if the SAD-BSP alliance comes to power.


15 December, 2021

LS Adjourns For The Day Amid Opposition's Protest Against Lakhimpur Kheri Killings

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Congress members during today's session demanded acknowledgement of the notices for Adjournment Motion on the Lakhimpur Kheri killings that party leader Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders submitted.


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15 December, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Uproar In LS Over SIT Report; House Adjourned Till 2 PM

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Lakhimpur Kheri: The opposition raised the issue of SIT (special investigation team) report on the incident, while demanding removal of Union Minister Ajay Mishra.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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