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Rajya Sabha Repeatedly Adjourned As Opposition Protests Suspension Of 12 MPs

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Again Amid Opposition Protest

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 3 pm on Monday amid protest by opposition parties over their demand to revoke the suspension of 12 members of the House.


Govt Has Rs100cr Budget For Chip Design Related Activities This Fiscal: Vaishnaw

The government on Friday said it is cognizant of the importance of semiconductor design and has a budgetary allocation of Rs 100 crore for chip design related programmes the ongoing financial year.

Govt Must Regulate Online Gaming Industry: Sushil Kumar Modi

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Voicing concern over children getting addicted to mobile games, Rajya Sabha member and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday demanded that the government should regulate the online gaming industry and impose a uniform tax on it.


Journalists Stage Protest Against Restrictions Levied On Media Person's Entry Into The Parliament

Several senior editors, journalists and camera persons working with various media organizations partook in the protest movement.

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02 December, 2021

Indian Government Proposes To Set Up Nine Nuclear Reactors By 2024

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The Budget proposed by DAE for Capital expenditure during 2021-22 was Rs 17,796.24 crore.However the approved BE 2021-22 for Capital Expenditure is Rs11,403.20 Crore.


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 Secretariat Refuses To Answer Swamy's Question On Chinese Crossing LAC

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Opposition raises question of Ladakh's status qou regarding the Sino-India in Rajya Sabha Session


01 December, 2021

RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav Demands For State Specific Caste Census

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Union minister Nityanand Rai reiterated in the Rajya Sabha session that the census schedule will not include castes other than the SCs and STs.


01 December, 2021

National Crime Records Bureau Does Not Engage In Upkeeping Of Records On Journalists' Attacks

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"Central government attaches highest importance to the safety and security of all residents of the country including journalists" Nityanand Rai told the Rajya Sabha


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.


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30 November, 2021

New Bill On Cryptocurrency After Cabinet Approval: Sitharaman In Rajya Sabha

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The government will soon bring in a new Bill on cryptocurrency after it is approved by the Union Cabinet, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday in the Rajya Sabha.


29 November, 2021

Unanimity Among Govt, Opposition Parties On Repeal Of Three Farm Laws: Tomar

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Accused by the opposition of not allowing a discussion on the bill to repeal three contentious farm reform laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Monday that there was unanimity on the issue as both the government and opposition parties wanted to nullify the legislations.


29 November, 2021

Situation Being Closely Monitored Regarding 'Further Decision' On Int'l Flights Resumption: Scindia

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Amid the emergence of a new COVID variant, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday said the situation is being closely monitored and reviewed in consultation with other ministries regarding "any further decision" on resuming scheduled international passenger services.


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.


26 November, 2021

Mayor And Deputy Mayor May Not Contest In Kolkata Municipal Corporation Polls

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"It is time to bring the second generation of party leaders to the fore. It should start from the corporation and municipality elections. In that case, giving ticket to Firhad Hakim's daughter Priyadarshini instead of him will not be unexpected," a senior Trinamool Congress leader said.


09 October, 2021

Congress Working Committee Meeting On October 16

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The Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said the party will hold deliberations over country’s political situation and organisational elections.


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27 September, 2021

Union Minister L Murugan Elected Unopposed To Rajya Sabha From Madhya Pradesh

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The BJP leader L Murugan was elected unopposed after main opposition party Congress didn’t field a candidate against him.


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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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