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MPs - Members of Parliament

Assam Congress Announces Agitation Against 'Land Scam'

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

If the government does not constitute a probe panel by February 6, the Congress will intensify its protests in every constituency and will take it to the national level, he said.

Ker CM Questions IUML's Secular Stand; League Rubbishes Charges

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The UDF, BJP, Jamaat-e-Islami and all such groups were together in that move against the government, he alleged.

Ramesh, Cong Leaders Casting Aspersions On RS Chairman 'A Disfavour To Truth, Democracy': Joshi

Joshi's remarks came after opposition members, including leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, said that Naidu could not do anything to resolve the differences between the opposition and the government.

Suspension Of Rajya Sabha MPs: Opposition To Take Out Protest March

As 12 Rajya Sabha MPs have been suspended from the house, the opposition parties will carry out a march from Gandhi statue in the Parliament to Vijay Chowk. An additional demand of the protesting MPs is to sack Union MoS Ajay Mishra.

19 December, 2021

VHP To Launch Nationwide Campaign Against 'Unlawful' Religious Conversions On Monday

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"Efforts will also be made to bring those who have converted to other faiths back to the Hindu religion," he added.

18 December, 2021

Silver Line Rail Project: Criticism Mounting In Cong Against Tharoor

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While attending a programme here on Thursday, Tharoor praised Vijayan, saying he, as an administrator, was trying to change the impression that the southern state was not investment-friendly.

16 December, 2021

RS adjourned for the day amid opposition uproar over suspension of MPs

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The house saw an adjournment till 2 pm within minutes of the start of the day's proceedings. It was later adjourned for the day shortly after 2 pm amid opposition protests and sloganeering in the well of the house.

12 December, 2021

Provide Agenda For Delimitation Commission Meeting: NC

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Masoodi said the party wants to go through the agenda first before taking the decision over its participation in the meeting.

06 December, 2021

Rajya Sabha Repeatedly Adjourned As Opposition Protests Suspension Of 12 MPs

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The Opposition, including the Congress, Left parties and the TMC, persistently demanded revocation of the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members.

01 December, 2021

Deputy Leader Naqvi Says "Opposition Should Come Out Of 'Hangover Of Feudal Arrogance', Accept Mistake"

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The government has stoutly defended the suspension of the 12 opposition members and demanded that all those guilty of disrupting the House in the Monsoon Session should not only apologise to the Chair for questioning him, but also to the House and the nation.


01 December, 2021

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon As Opposition Protests Suspension Of MPs

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Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expressed dismay at their conduct, and said the suspended MPs have shown no remorse, and there was no question of revoking their suspension.

29 November, 2021

Rajya Sabha Suspends 12 Oppn MPs For Remaining Part Of Winter Session For Unruly Behaviour

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Among the suspended Rrajya Sabha members, six are from the Congress, two each from the TMC and Shiv Sena and one each from the CPM and the CPI.

28 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

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The ruling BJP and main opposition party Congress have issued whips to their MPs to be present on the day, while the later has also demanded a resolution for the farmers who died during the protests against the three laws.

26 November, 2021

President Kovind: All MPs Are Defenders Of Dignity Of Parliament

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President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said all MPs, whether representing the ruling party or the opposition, are defenders of the dignity of Parliament and competition should not be confused with rivalry.

21 October, 2021

Farooq Abdullah Accuses BJP Of Spreading ‘Hate’ In Jammu For UP Elections

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The sitting Parliamentarian from Srinagar constituency and NC president Farooq Abdullah accused BJP of spreading ‘hate’ in Jammu in order to win the upcoming UP Assembly elections.

07 October, 2021

BJP Releases New National Executive List, Maneka And Varun Gandhi Dropped Among Others

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The BJP leaders and MPs who have been vocal against the agri laws have been dropped from the national executive list.


14 September, 2021

Delhi Police Book LJP MP Prince Paswan For Rape

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Prince Paswan is a Member of Parliament from Samastipur in Bihar.

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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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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