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Budget Session Of Parliament To Commence From Jan 31 To Apr 8

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Union Budget will be presented on February 1.The Economic Survey is likely to be tabled on January 31 after the president's address, the sources said.

Shiv Sena MP Wants Larger Women Representation In Marriage Amendment Bill Panel

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

According to the members' list of the parliamentary standing committee, led by senior BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, available on the Rajya Sabha website, TMC MP Sushmita Dev is the only woman among the 31 members.


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

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

"Judges Appointing Judges" A Propagated Myth- CJI Ramana

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.


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.

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22 December, 2021

Ayodhya Land Purchase: Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge Raises Issue In Rajya Sabha

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Ayodhya: The leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of land purchase by politicians and officials, following the Supreme Court judgement on Ram temple.


22 December, 2021

Parliament Adjourned Sine Die Ahead Of Original Schedule

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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.


21 December, 2021

Parliament Passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, Rajya Sabha Approves Amid Opposition Walkout

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The Bill seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem to rule out the possibility of duplication of voters and weed out fake votes.


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

Parliament: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Lunch Amid Opposition Protest Over BAC Meeting

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Parliament: The opposition parties in Rajya Sabha objected to the time allocation for passing a bill to link voter rolls to Aadhaar, without them being part of Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting.


20 December, 2021

Parliament: Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Till 2pm Amid Opposition Protests

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Parliament: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned until 2pm on Monday, after the opposition parties continued their protests.


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18 December, 2021

Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

Manash Ghosh

HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.


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.


17 December, 2021

Parliament: Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned On Friday

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Parliament: The chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu urged the government and the opposition to arrive at a consensus over the issue of suspension of MPs.


16 December, 2021

Bill likely on increasing legal marriage age of women from 18 to 21 years: Sources

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The Union Cabinet on Wednesday had cleared a proposal to bring in uniformity in the marriageable age of men and women, sources said on Thursday.


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.


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15 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Statehood At ‘Appropriate Time’; Polls In UT EC’s Prerogative, Says Govt

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Jammu and Kashmir erstwhile state was downgraded and bifurcated into two union territories on 5 August 2019. The erstwhile state’s special status was also abrogated.


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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