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Monsoon Session 2021: Govt ready to discuss any issue as per rules, says PM at all-party meet
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Monsoon Session 2021: Govt ready to discuss any issue as per rules, says PM at all-party meet

More than 40 leaders from 33 parties attended the all-party meeting on Sunday and discussed which subjects should be brought up during the Monsoon session of the Parliament scheduled to begin on Monday

Centre welcomes dissent, but cannot allow 'misuse' of social media, Ravi Shankar Prasad tells RS on Disha Ravi's arrest
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Centre welcomes dissent, but cannot allow 'misuse' of social media, Ravi Shankar Prasad tells RS on Disha Ravi's arrest

Prasad made the remark while replying to Congress leader GC Chandrashekhar, who had raised the issue of Disha Ravi's arrest for sharing online a document, referred to as a 'toolkit', in support of the ongoing farmers' protest

Budget session: Parliament passes bill to raise upper limit for abortions to 24 weeks in special cases
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Budget session: Parliament passes bill to raise upper limit for abortions to 24 weeks in special cases

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said the amendments in the bill have been made after studying global practices and wide consultation within the country

In Lok Sabha, Congress accuses govt of misusing sedition law; don't lecture others on democracy, responds Centre
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In Lok Sabha, Congress accuses govt of misusing sedition law; don't lecture others on democracy, responds Centre

The focus of his question was on climate activist Disha Ravi who was arrested in the farmer protest toolkit case earlier this year and later granted bail

Budget session of Parliament: Ravneet Singh Bittu appointed as leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha
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Budget session of Parliament: Ravneet Singh Bittu appointed as leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha

The decision was taken as Congress' leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Congress’ deputy leader in Lok Sabha, Gaurav Gogoi, will be busy with election campaigns in West Bengal and Assam, respectively

Budget Session: Opposition leaders shout slogans, storm Well of Lok Sabha to protest rising fuel prices
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Budget Session: Opposition leaders shout slogans, storm Well of Lok Sabha to protest rising fuel prices

Congress' leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the Opposition was being 'blacked out' from the Lok Sabha livestream

Budget Session of Parliament likely to conclude before 27 March Assembly polls, says sources
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Budget Session of Parliament likely to conclude before 27 March Assembly polls, says sources

A final decision on curtailment of the session will be taken by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, who held a meeting with met floor leaders of various parties

Second part of Parliament's Budget Session begins today amid high octane campaign for Assembly polls
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Second part of Parliament's Budget Session begins today amid high octane campaign for Assembly polls

Senior leaders of various parties, especially the regional ones, are likely to skip most of the House sittings to focus on campaigning in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry

Dinesh Trivedi was allowed to use floor of Rajya Sabha for 'devious political ends,' TMC tells Chairman
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Dinesh Trivedi was allowed to use floor of Rajya Sabha for 'devious political ends,' TMC tells Chairman

'It is a matter of great concern that although there were adequate mechanisms under the rules to restrain the unruly member, they were not adopted', the party's chief whip in the House said

Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill
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Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill

The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 8 March with Chairman Venkaiah Naidu saying that the Upper House clocked 99 percent productivity during the two-week-long sitting of the two-phased Budget session

At least 588 CBI investigations pending for more than a year: Centre tells Rajya Sabha
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At least 588 CBI investigations pending for more than a year: Centre tells Rajya Sabha

'As on 31 December 2019, the CBI had 711 number of regular cases pending investigation for over a year,' said MoS Personnel Jitendra Singh in the Upper House

Narendra Modi's address in Lok Sabha: 'Andolanjeevis' polluting pure motives of protesting farmers, says PM
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Narendra Modi's address in Lok Sabha: 'Andolanjeevis' polluting pure motives of protesting farmers, says PM

The prime minister said that neither has any agriculture 'mandi' shut down after the three laws were enacted nor has the MSP stopped

Wrong to claim that fuel prices are at all-time high, Dharmendra Pradhan says in Rajya Sabha
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Wrong to claim that fuel prices are at all-time high, Dharmendra Pradhan says in Rajya Sabha

Pradhan said the government reduced the Central Excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre with effect from 4 October, 2017.

No plans to enact anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages, Centre tells Lok Sabha
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No plans to enact anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages, Centre tells Lok Sabha

Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to the Lower House, that detection and investigation of offences related to religious conversions is the concern of state governments

Budget Session of Parliament: Opposition parties walk out of RS, seek discussion on farmers' agitation
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Budget Session of Parliament: Opposition parties walk out of RS, seek discussion on farmers' agitation

Earlier, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu had asked Opposition MPs to raise the issue during the discussion on Motion of Thanks to the President's address

'Farm bills were forcibly passed in Parliament': Congress, 15 Opposition parties to boycott President Kovind's Budget Session address
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'Farm bills were forcibly passed in Parliament': Congress, 15 Opposition parties to boycott President Kovind's Budget Session address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP-led Centre remain 'arrogant, adamant and undemocratic' in their response, a joint statement by the parties noted

Budget session of Parliament: Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet to discuss legislative agenda on 30 Jan
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Budget session of Parliament: Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet to discuss legislative agenda on 30 Jan

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said the meeting will be held virtually and an invitation has been extended to floor leaders of all parties

No foreign dignitary at R-Day parade due to COVID-19 crisis; new cases under 20,000 for 7th day
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No foreign dignitary at R-Day parade due to COVID-19 crisis; new cases under 20,000 for 7th day

In view of the global COVID-19 situation, the Centre has decided not to have a foreign dignitary present at the Republic Day celebrations this year. It will be for the first time in over five decades that there will be no chief guest at the Republic Day parade

TMC's Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray goes under home quarantine, says party leaders likely to follow suit
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TMC's Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray goes under home quarantine, says party leaders likely to follow suit

Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray said on Wednesday that he has gone on home quarantine in wake of the coronavirus pandemic and would not take part in the rest of the Budget Session

‘Nero fiddled while Rome burned’: Opposition in Lok Sabha demands Amit Shah’s resignation over failure to control Delhi violence
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‘Nero fiddled while Rome burned’: Opposition in Lok Sabha demands Amit Shah’s resignation over failure to control Delhi violence

Coming down heavily on the Centre over failure to contain violence in Delhi, the opposition in Lok Sabha demanded the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah, but the BJP alleged a conspiracy behind the riots