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Monsoon Session of Parliament: LS, RS adjourned multiple times amid Oppn fury over Pegasus row, farm laws
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: LS, RS adjourned multiple times amid Oppn fury over Pegasus row, farm laws

Meanwhile, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove a tractor to Parliament along with other party MPs and demanded that the three contentious farm laws be repealed

Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned for day as Opposition continues protest on Pegasus row
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Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: Rajya Sabha adjourned for day as Opposition continues protest on Pegasus row

Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE Updates: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day after the Opposition continued to protest over the Pegasus row and farmers' issues

Staggered seating, 18 sittings with no breaks: Monsoon Session of Parliament likely to be held from 14 Sept to 1 Oct
India

Staggered seating, 18 sittings with no breaks: Monsoon Session of Parliament likely to be held from 14 Sept to 1 Oct

For the first time in Parliament, 60 members will be seated in the chamber, 51 in the galleries of Rajya Sabha, and the remaining 132 in the Lok Sabha chamber

When Parliament makes bad laws, judges end up doing what lawmakers should do, says former VP Hamid Ansari
India

When Parliament makes bad laws, judges end up doing what lawmakers should do, says former VP Hamid Ansari

When Parliament makes bad laws, they end up in courts where judges do what the lawmakers should be doing, former vice president Hamid Ansari said on Saturday

MEA to brief Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs regarding India-Pakistan relations today
India

MEA to brief Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs regarding India-Pakistan relations today

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs will be briefed on the current India-Pakistan relations by the MEA on Friday.

Rafale deal updates: How many lies to sustain 'sinking dynasty' asks Jaitley; Reliance Defence says Congress outraging over wrong letter
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Rafale deal updates: How many lies to sustain 'sinking dynasty' asks Jaitley; Reliance Defence says Congress outraging over wrong letter

Rafale deal LIVE updates: Union minister Arun Jaitley lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a Facebook post. "How many lies are necessary to be peddled to save a sinking dynasty," he wrote.

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, CAG report slams Centre for excess expenditure without Parliament approval
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Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, CAG report slams Centre for excess expenditure without Parliament approval

The CAG report revealed a failure of the accounting authorities from the highest to lowest levels to enforce accountability

BJP or Congress win in elections won't make a difference unless Indians shed their casteist, religious hangovers and unite
India

BJP or Congress win in elections won't make a difference unless Indians shed their casteist, religious hangovers and unite

The system of parliamentary democracy in India largely runs on the basis of caste and communal vote banks, but these feudal forces that divide our people and keep us backward. They must be destroyed if we are to progress, but parliamentary democracy further entrenches them.

Rights body urges voters to disregard parties that ignore Women's Reservation Bill, says India needs more women decision makers
India

Rights body urges voters to disregard parties that ignore Women's Reservation Bill, says India needs more women decision makers

In a statement, the National Alliance for Women's Organisations (NAWO), comprising over 100 women's rights groups, said the marginal representation of women in Parliament and legislative assemblies is a matter of grave concern.

Shashi Tharoor introduces Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill seeking to remove 'outdated provisions'
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Shashi Tharoor introduces Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill seeking to remove 'outdated provisions'

Shashi Tharoor has introduced the bill in the Lok Sabha to strengthen the notion of artistic freedom and do away with feudal provisions hampering it.

BJP demands measures to control population, warns Rajya Sabha that high growth rate could outpace development
India

BJP demands measures to control population, warns Rajya Sabha that high growth rate could outpace development

Ruling BJP members said that India will overtake China by 2022 to be the world's most populous country, which, if not controlled, will outpace development.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Narendra Modi chairs all-party meeting to ensure smooth conduct in proceedings
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Narendra Modi chairs all-party meeting to ensure smooth conduct in proceedings

A day before the Monsoon Session of Parliament on 18th July, the Centre has called for an all-party meet in Delhi.

Parliament updates: Amid protests by Opposition MPs, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 pm
India

Parliament updates: Amid protests by Opposition MPs, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3 pm

The Lok Sabha passed the crucial Finance Bill 2018 and a Rs 89.25 lakh crore spending plan for the next fiscal year without discussion amid ruckus, which led to the adjournment of both the Houses of Parliament for the eighth day

GST launch: Ratan Tata, Lata Mangeshkar to former RBI chiefs (except Raghuram Rajan) to attend event
Business

GST launch: Ratan Tata, Lata Mangeshkar to former RBI chiefs (except Raghuram Rajan) to attend event

The launch event will start at 11 pm on 30 June and extend into the midnight, coinciding with the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax regime

Donald Trump govt must cut off military aid to Pakistan, says US Congressman Ted Poe
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Donald Trump govt must cut off military aid to Pakistan, says US Congressman Ted Poe

The Trump administration should cut off military aid to Pakistan, declare it a "state sponsor of terrorism" and revoke its non-NATO ally status, a top American lawmaker has said.

Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Donald Trump expected to discuss foreign NGO funding issue
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Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Donald Trump expected to discuss foreign NGO funding issue

Five American Senators have asked US president Donald Trump to use his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an opportunity to discuss India's "discriminatory" policies against foreign religious and humanitarian organisations.

Govt not to support Bill which seeks to declare Pakistan a 'terror state'
India

Govt not to support Bill which seeks to declare Pakistan a 'terror state'

A Private Member's Bill, which seeks to declare Pakistan a country sponsoring terrorism, will be opposed by the government in Parliament.

Kashmir: Security clamped up in Valley ahead of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat death anniversary
India

Kashmir: Security clamped up in Valley ahead of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Bhat death anniversary

Both Bhat and Guru were Kashmiris, who were hanged to death and later buried inside the Tihar Jail complex.

Don't politicise surgical strikes, Parliament can convene a secret session to demand proof
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Don't politicise surgical strikes, Parliament can convene a secret session to demand proof

In fact, if the government so chooses, the Parliament may also be kept in contentious session throughout the ongoing situation with Pakistan and continuous confidential briefings may be given in order to prevent the Opposition from politicising the situation and causing national disunity and discord.

US welcomes passage of GST bill in India, expects benefits for bilateral trade
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US welcomes passage of GST bill in India, expects benefits for bilateral trade

The US has welcomed the passage of the landmark Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, saying it would have far-reaching benefits for expanding bilateral trade and investment partnership with India.