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Monsoon Session

Disruptions Don’t Help Opposition, Says RJD's Manoj Jha Ahead Of Monsoon Session

Jul 18, 2021 Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rajya Sabha MP from Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), speaks on the follies of disrupting Parliamentary proceedings and why trust deficit among Opposition parties remains the biggest challenge to their coming together against the BJP.

Explainer: What Is Pegasus And What Has WhatsApp Got To Do With It?

Jul 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pegasus is a spyware that was developed by an Israeli "cyber weapons" company named NSO Group.

Monsoon Session Of Parliament: Opposition Likely To Corner Modi Govt On Farm Laws, Fuel Hike And Covid-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured Opposition leaders that the government is willing to discuss all issues in Parliament.

Centre Likely To Consider Discussion On Covid Management, Price Rise During Monsoon Session

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

About 17 new bills are listed, while four are pending in Lok Sabha and three in Rajya Sabha, sources told PTI

Centre To Convene All-Party Meet On Sunday Ahead Of Monsoon Session Of Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modis is likely to attend the meet.

08 July, 2021

Nationwide Protests By Farmers Over Sharp Rise In Fuel Prices Today

Jayanta Bhattacharya

According to the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, protests will be organised across India between 10 am to 12 noon against the hike in diesel, petrol, and cooking gas prices.

29 June, 2021

Monsoon Session Of Parliament Likely To Commence On June 19

Outlook Web Bureau

The session is expected to have 20 sittings and is likely to end on August 13

13 June, 2021

Monsoon: IMD Downgrades Alert For Mumbai, Thane

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Extremely heavy rainfall belt has shifted south wards. So, warnings are downgraded. Still, IMD expects heavy to very heavy rainfall in the city and suburbs,’ officials said.

12 June, 2021

As Heavy Rains Lash Mumbai, City On High Alert; Monsoon To Arrive Early In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

‘The southwest monsoon is likely to advance over the entire country outside south Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat during the next five-six days,’ the IMD said.

09 June, 2021

As Incessant Rains Inundate Parts Of Maharashtra, CM Uddhav Thackeray Takes Stock Of Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

The Met department on Wednesday declared the arrival of monsoon in the state and predicted medium to very heavy rains during the next three days.

16 September, 2020

'No Infiltration Along India-China Border In Last 6 Months,' Govt Says In Parliament

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in a written response to a question that no infiltration has been reported along Indo-China border during last six months.


15 September, 2020

Govt Blames Fake News For Large-scale Migration During Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre said migration of large number of migrant workers was triggered by panic created by fake news regarding 'duration of lockdown and people were worried about adequate supply of basic necessities.'

15 September, 2020

Congress Walks Out Of Lok Sabha As Govt Says No To Discussion On India-China Standoff

Outlook Web Bureau

Sources said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, representing the government, suggested that India-China issue is sensitive and related to national security and thus can't be discussed at a public platform.

15 September, 2020

Govt: No Data Available On Migrant Deaths During Lockdown, So No Compensation

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of Labour and Employment in its reply to a parliamentary question, seeking details of the number of migrant workers’ deaths and the compensation offered to them said, “no such data is available”.

15 September, 2020

Labour Reforms, Surrogacy, Among Others In Agenda For Parliament's Monsoon Session

Outlook Web Bureau

The 18-day session is crucial as the Opposition is expected to grill the government over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and the India-China border issue.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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