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Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre, Oppn trade fire on PM CARES Fund; RS passes bill to punish attacks on health workers
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Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre, Oppn trade fire on PM CARES Fund; RS passes bill to punish attacks on health workers

In the Lok Sabha, Opposition MPs of the Congress, DMK, TMC, and others opposed the PM CARES Fund, alleging that it lacked transparency

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS sees disruptions as Congress-BJP argue over PM CARES fund; RS passes bills slashing MPs' salaries
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Parliament Monsoon Session: LS sees disruptions as Congress-BJP argue over PM CARES fund; RS passes bills slashing MPs' salaries

Lok Sabha saw a string of adjournments as the Opposition raised slogans against MoS Finance Anurag Thakur for his allegation that the PM National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was set up "only for the benefit of the Gandhi family"

Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice
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Delhi riots: Chargesheet ignores hate speech by Kapil Mishra and others, makes mockery of justice

Commentators, neutral observers, journalists and academics were struck from the very outset by the fact that the anti-CAA protests were ‘non-political’ in the sense that they were not organised or led by political parties

Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways
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Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways

The Central government on Wednesday unveiled an economic package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crores primarily focussed at the poorest and most vulnerable sections of the society.

Coronvirus won't have adverse impact on Indian economy: MoS Finance Anurag Thakur
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Coronvirus won't have adverse impact on Indian economy: MoS Finance Anurag Thakur

Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday pointed out that the latest data on trade and indicators of domestic output do not suggest any adverse impact of coronavirus on the Indian economy

Govt tables notifications on excise duty, road cess rise on petrol, diesel by Rs 3 per per litre
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Govt tables notifications on excise duty, road cess rise on petrol, diesel by Rs 3 per per litre

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur on Monday tabled three notifications relating to increase in excise duty and road cess on petrol and diesel by Rs 3 per per litre, amidst uproar by opposition in Lok Sabha

No decision to discontinue printing of Rs 2,000 notes, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur tells Lok Sabha
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No decision to discontinue printing of Rs 2,000 notes, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur tells Lok Sabha

The government on Monday said no decision has been taken to discontinue printing of Rs 2,000 banknotes, and state-owned SBI and Indian Bank are reconfiguring ATMs for Rs 500 and Rs 200 notes

Indian macroeconomic outlook vulnerable to disruption of trade with China; falling oil prices an advantage: Anurag Thakur
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Indian macroeconomic outlook vulnerable to disruption of trade with China; falling oil prices an advantage: Anurag Thakur

The latest available data on trade and domestic output indicators do not suggest any adverse impact on the economy, the minister said.

Amit Shah openly 'defended' Delhi Police in Lok Sabha, no justice expected after this, says AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi
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Amit Shah openly 'defended' Delhi Police in Lok Sabha, no justice expected after this, says AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi

Earlier, Amit Shah lauded the Delhi Police for not allowing the riots to spread to the other areas of the city

'Long live Constitution, long live love': Full speech of Harsh Mander, which govt says 'incited' violence during anti-CAA protests
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'Long live Constitution, long live love': Full speech of Harsh Mander, which govt says 'incited' violence during anti-CAA protests

During the hearing, Mehta read selective excerpts from a speech Mander made at Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) University on 16 December, 2019, during an anti-CAA protest, claiming it incited violence and instigated the crowd against the apex court.

Centre turns on Harsh Mander, petitioner in Delhi hate speech case, alleges he too incited mob; SC refuses to hear his plea
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Centre turns on Harsh Mander, petitioner in Delhi hate speech case, alleges he too incited mob; SC refuses to hear his plea

The Supreme Court of India, tasked with deciding whether or not BJP leaders should be booked for inciting Delhi riots, on Wednesday got sidetracked at the beginning of the hearing as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta alleged that Harsh Mander, one of the petitioners, also gave an inflammatory speech

Hearing pleas on Delhi riots, SC terms 4-weeks delay in hearing hate speech case 'concerning', asks Delhi HC to take up matter on 6 March
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Hearing pleas on Delhi riots, SC terms 4-weeks delay in hearing hate speech case 'concerning', asks Delhi HC to take up matter on 6 March

Hearing petitions seeking FIRs against BJP leaders for hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday frowned upon the Delhi High Court's decision to defer the sensitive matter by a month. The apex court, however, did not see it fit to issue any other directions to the high court and referred all related petitions to it.

'Can't handle that', says CJI Bobde as Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking FIRs against BJP leaders over their hate speech; matter to be heard today
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'Can't handle that', says CJI Bobde as Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking FIRs against BJP leaders over their hate speech; matter to be heard today

A similar plea is pending before the Delhi High Court, which will be taken up for next hearing on 13 April. On 27 February, the bench comprising Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar deferred the hearing by four weeks based on the submission of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on behalf of the Delhi Police.

Govt collects Rs 7.52 lakh cr direct tax in April-January; revised estimate pegs revenue receipts at Rs 18.50 lakh cr for this fiscal
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Govt collects Rs 7.52 lakh cr direct tax in April-January; revised estimate pegs revenue receipts at Rs 18.50 lakh cr for this fiscal

The Revised Estimate (RE) has pegged the target for collection of direct taxes for the current fiscal, which ends on 31 March, at Rs 11.70 lakh crore.

Delhi violence toll rises to 47; Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition raises uproar seeking Amit Shah's resignation
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Delhi violence toll rises to 47; Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned as Opposition raises uproar seeking Amit Shah's resignation

Heavy security deployment remained in place in Delhi even as the toll following the violence in its northeast district touched 47 on Monday

'This is not what I said': BJP's Anurag Thakur, under fire for 'goli maro' remark, says 'half-baked' information can be dangerous
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'This is not what I said': BJP's Anurag Thakur, under fire for 'goli maro' remark, says 'half-baked' information can be dangerous

At the press conference, Anurag Thakur was asked to comment on the alleged hate speeches made by him

CNBC-TV18 all set to host 15th edition of India Business Leader Awards on 28 February; selection of winners a challenging task
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CNBC-TV18 all set to host 15th edition of India Business Leader Awards on 28 February; selection of winners a challenging task

The India Business Leader Awards honours high-achievers, outstanding leaders and true visionaries of corporate India.

Delhi Court verdict on plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma for 'hate speeches' to come out on 2 March
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Delhi Court verdict on plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma for 'hate speeches' to come out on 2 March

Delhi court will pass an order on 2 March on whether to lodge FIR against Union minister Anurag Thakur and his BJP colleague and MP Parvesh Verma for their alleged hate speech in relation to anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh.

Amit Shah says speeches like ‘goli maaro’, ‘Indo-Pak match’ by BJP leaders resulted in party’s defeat in Delhi Assembly polls
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Amit Shah says speeches like ‘goli maaro’, ‘Indo-Pak match’ by BJP leaders resulted in party’s defeat in Delhi Assembly polls

Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said hate speeches like 'goli maro' and 'India-Pakistan match' should not have been made by BJP leaders during the recent Delhi Assembly election campaign and that such remarks may have resulted in the party's defeat.

All problems to be resolved in 2020; two foreign investors roped in for realty, city development business: Sahara chief Subrata Roy
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All problems to be resolved in 2020; two foreign investors roped in for realty, city development business: Sahara chief Subrata Roy

Roy said Sahara has huge land parcels but developing townships or colonies on them has been difficult due to lack of funds for internal infrastructural development.