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Lok Sabha passes bill increasing number of SC judges from 30 to 33; proposed law aims to reduce pendency of cases
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Lok Sabha passes bill increasing number of SC judges from 30 to 33; proposed law aims to reduce pendency of cases

Lok Sabha passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases.

Venkaiah Naidu says bills pending in Rajya Sabha for more than five years should be considered lapsed
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Venkaiah Naidu says bills pending in Rajya Sabha for more than five years should be considered lapsed

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday suggested that any bill pending for more than five years in the Upper House should be considered lapsed.

At all-party meet chaired by Narendra Modi in Parliament, Opposition seeks debate on farm distress, unemployment, drought
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At all-party meet chaired by Narendra Modi in Parliament, Opposition seeks debate on farm distress, unemployment, drought

A day before the budget session, an all-party meeting was chaired by Narendra Modi in which the opposition demanded that issues such as farm distress, unemployment and drought should be debated upon in Parliament

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's 2015 promise of free Wi-Fi across city remains a distant dream
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's 2015 promise of free Wi-Fi across city remains a distant dream

Even after four years of Kejriwal government free Wi-Fi remains mere lip-service as many parts of the city still to get it

Exit polls, election outcome to set tone for markets; Sebi, stock exchanges beef up surveillance to check manipulative activities
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Exit polls, election outcome to set tone for markets; Sebi, stock exchanges beef up surveillance to check manipulative activities

Most exit polls on Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority mark of 272 in the Lok Sabha.

Supreme Court takes note of alleged hate speeches made by Mayawati, Yogi Adityanath, asks EC about action taken so far
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Supreme Court takes note of alleged hate speeches made by Mayawati, Yogi Adityanath, asks EC about action taken so far

The Supreme Court on Monday took note of the alleged hate speeches made by BSP supremo Mayawati and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath during poll campaign and sought to know from the Election Commission (EC) the action initiated against them so far.

Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad today: Farmers, Adivasis offer Congress chief chance to show he can fulfil poll promises
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Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad today: Farmers, Adivasis offer Congress chief chance to show he can fulfil poll promises

Wayanad farmers bear the brunt of the free-trade treaties that the successive Union governments have signed with various countries and regional partners. It has opened the door for cheap farm produces, especially spices, from these countries resulting in a price crash.

Keshav Prasad Maurya attacks Akhilesh's efforts to unite Opposition, says ex-CM 'couldn't keep his family together'
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Keshav Prasad Maurya attacks Akhilesh's efforts to unite Opposition, says ex-CM 'couldn't keep his family together'

"A person who could not keep his family as a unit, how will he cooperate with his 'bua' (aunt)," he said in an apparent reference to Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati.

Not controlling price rise soon will prove costly for Narendra Modi govt in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Baba Ramdev
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Not controlling price rise soon will prove costly for Narendra Modi govt in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Baba Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday cautioned that price rise across the country, if not controlled soon, may prove costly for the Modi government in the next general elections.

Opposition members raise slogans against Jayant Sinha over garlanding row, demand apology from BJP leader
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Opposition members raise slogans against Jayant Sinha over garlanding row, demand apology from BJP leader

Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday raised slogans against civil aviation minister Jayant Sinha for garlanding men convicted of lynching a meat trader in Jharkhand.

Narendra Modi should show resolve to end disruptions in Parliament instead of launching BJP’s counter-fast
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Narendra Modi should show resolve to end disruptions in Parliament instead of launching BJP’s counter-fast

If Narendra Modi truly wants to hit the heart of the masses he needs to do something tangible instead of observing a token fast to score a few political brownie points.

Monsoon Session of Parliament Day 16 highlights: LS, RS adjourned for day after repeated disruptions by Opposition
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Monsoon Session of Parliament Day 16 highlights: LS, RS adjourned for day after repeated disruptions by Opposition

After a gap of three days, the Monsoon Session of Parliament will reconvene on Tuesday.

Tata Motors, Kingfisher owe over Rs 1,000 cr each in indirect tax
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Tata Motors, Kingfisher owe over Rs 1,000 cr each in indirect tax

Tata Motors has outstanding excise duty of Rs 629.76 crore in 91 cases and service tax dues of Rs 516.09 crore in 5 cases. This takes the total amount due in taxes to Rs 1,145.85 crore.

Parliament logjam: It's time to discipline members, end agitational politics
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Parliament logjam: It's time to discipline members, end agitational politics

Maintaining the discipline, decorum and dignity of the Parliament is of paramount importance for the Indian democracy, something our politicians seem to have forgotten