Home minister Rajnath Singh said that fake news had led to mob lynching incidents and that the government has asked service providers to put checks on rumour mongering . PTI
YSR Congress Party members protest seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh at Parliament House on the second day of the Monsoon Session, in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI
Congress MPs stage a protest over the hike in the MSP (Minimum Support Price) of certain crops, at Parliament House, on the second day of the Monsoon Session, in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI
Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar took a jibe at Sonia Gandhi and said, “Sonia is very weak in mathematics and thus can’t calculate the numbers." PTI
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor criticised the Fugitive Ecnomic Offenders Bill, saying it was poorly drafted and would not withstand judicial scrutiny. PTI
Responding to questions in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also said the government has from time to time raised the issue of the plight of minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and other countries at the bilateral level. PTI
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