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‘No Separate Data On People Killed In Mob Lynching’: MoS Home Affairs Nityanand Rai In Parliament

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

MoS (Minister of State) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai in response to a question in Rajya Sabha said no separate data on persons killed or injured by vigilante groups crowds is maintained by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

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

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

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


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

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.

Sri Lanka: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Suspends Parliament, Goes Singapore

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

Sri Lanka Parliament was suspended by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, through an extraordinary gazette notification dated December 12, while he left for Singapore on an unscheduled visit.


20th Anniversary Of Parliament Attacks: Members Of Both Houses Pay Tribute To Security Personnel

In the remembrance of the security personnel who laid down their lives while saving the Parliament from terrorists in an attack on December 13, 2001, members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha paid tribute.

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12 December, 2021

When Punjab Farmers Named A Rice Variety 'Dev Gowda'!

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Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and reached the very top as India's 11th prime minister, in 1996.


11 December, 2021

Farmers At Delhi Border Head Back Home To Rousing Reception

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Farmers returning to their homes, after year long protest at Delhi border against now repealed three farm laws, were accorded warm reception with sweets and garlands as they passed on their tractors in the neighbouring states.


09 December, 2021

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

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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.


07 December, 2021

AFSPA Factsheet: The Act And Its Extension In India

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With the AFSPA now back under scrutiny, we take a look at where it is still in effect and where has it been repealed


06 December, 2021

Communal Agenda Of Sangh Failed In Kerala Due To Strong Left Movement: Vijayan

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"We have witnessed the class struggle. That's how our society grew. Recently, a survey result came out that Kerala has the highest minimum wages in the rural area. That was also a result of the Left struggle. The Sangh Parivar is trying to discard all such advancements," Vijayan said.


03 December, 2021

‘Christian Missionaries More Dangerous Than Naxals’: BJP MP

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BJP’s Raigarh MP Gomati Sai, while raising the issue of alleged religious conversion in Chhattisgarh said tribal people in the state were lured by Christian missionaries for conversion.


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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.


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

Minor Fire That Broke Out In Parliament Extinguished, No Casualty Reported

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The Parliament fire post received a call on 8:05 AM about a minor fire that broke out in room number 59 of the Indian Parliament. The fire was extinguished with no casualties reported.


29 November, 2021

Farooq Abdullah And His Fellow NC Leaders Stage Protest Outside Parliament Demanding Restoration Of Article 370

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NC president and MP Farooq Abdullah led the protest in front of the Gandhi Statue in Parliament lawns and also demanded a judicial probe into the recent encounters in Srinagar's Hyderpora and Rambagh, besides Lawaypora in the outskirts of the city in December last year.


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.


29 November, 2021

Parliament Approves Repeal Of Farm Laws; Opposition Protests Demanding Debate

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Parliament passed a bill to repeal the three agri laws, which had triggered an agitation by farmer unions, on the first day of the Winter Session on Monday with Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha approving it without any debate within minutes of taking it up amid protests by opposition members who were demanding a discussion.


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29 November, 2021

PM Modi: Benchmark Should Be How Parliament Functioned Not Disrupted

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the benchmark for assessment should be how Parliament functioned and not how forcefully it was disrupted, as he asserted that the dignity of the House and the Chair should be maintained.


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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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