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Lakhimpur Kheri: Rahul Gandhi Gives Adjournment Notice In LS For Discussing SIT Report

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has sought for adjournment of the business of the House and demanded discussion on the Special Investigation Team's (SIT) report in the incident.

RS Approves Bill To Bring Clarity On Enhanced Pension Of Retired Judges

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Replying on the bill, Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju assured the House that there is no politics and everyone stands together when it comes to ensuring justice.


CDS Bipin Rawat Chopper Crash: Rajnath Singh Says Tri-Services Inquiry Underway

CDS(Chief of Defence Staff) Bipin Rawat was killed along with his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others, after the Mi-17V5 combat helicopter crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday.

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

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

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03 December, 2021

CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

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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.


03 December, 2021

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

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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.


03 December, 2021

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

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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.


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.


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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".


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.


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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.


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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