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Parliamentary panel raps Twitter for showing Ladakh in China, seeks written explanation from US parent company
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Parliamentary panel raps Twitter for showing Ladakh in China, seeks written explanation from US parent company

Representatives of Twitter India "begged apology" before the joint committee, but were told that it was a criminal offence that questioned the sovereignty of the country

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs,  55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau
India

How many immigrants will benefit from Citizenship Act? 25,447 Hindus, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, two Buddhists and two Parsis, says Intelligence Bureau

Those who will immediately benefit from the Citizenship Amendment Act are a total of "31,313 persons belonging to minority communities, including "25,447 Hindu, 5,807 Sikhs, 55 Christians, 2 Buddhists and 2 Parsis who have been given Long Term Visa on the basis of their claim of religious persecution in their respective countries and want Indian Citizenship".

Rafale row: Manohar Parrikar calls Congress' audio clip of Goa cabinet meeting a 'desperate attempt to fabricate facts'
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Rafale row: Manohar Parrikar calls Congress' audio clip of Goa cabinet meeting a 'desperate attempt to fabricate facts'

The Congress has claimed it has audio recordings in which a Goa minister can be heard saying Manohar Parrikar possesses all files on the Rafale deal.

Congress reiterates call for JPC into Rafale deal in Lok Sabha, Rajnath Singh says 'repeating a lie will not make it truth'
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Congress reiterates call for JPC into Rafale deal in Lok Sabha, Rajnath Singh says 'repeating a lie will not make it truth'

Congress members have been raising the Rafale deal issue since the start of the Winter Session of Parliament on 11 December, demanding that a Joint Parliamentary Committee should probe the matter

Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi's 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe has fallen flat, he should at least not cast aspersions on SC
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Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi's 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe has fallen flat, he should at least not cast aspersions on SC

Rafale deal verdict: It's ironic that Congress is casting aspersions on the capability and integrity of the Supreme Court, an institution which all Indians look up to for delivery of justice

'Citizenship cannot be based on religion': At JPC meet, Opposition demands changes to Citizenship Amendment Bill
India

'Citizenship cannot be based on religion': At JPC meet, Opposition demands changes to Citizenship Amendment Bill

The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to grant citizenship to people from minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after six years of residence in India instead of 12 even if they don't possess any proper document.

Assam govt faces threat to law and order situation as 46 organisations call for bandh over Citizenship Amendment Bill
India

Assam govt faces threat to law and order situation as 46 organisations call for bandh over Citizenship Amendment Bill

The BJP rose to power in Assam under the leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal for the first time in 2016 on the promise to deport Bangladeshi immigrants.

Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi questions why Modi govt bought only 36 Rafale jets when 126 were required
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Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi questions why Modi govt bought only 36 Rafale jets when 126 were required

Priyanka Chaturvedi asked why the government was "afraid of a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the deal, if it's fair".

Opposition dubs Rafale deal a scam in Lok Sabha, Congress demands probe by Joint Parliamentary Committee
India

Opposition dubs Rafale deal a scam in Lok Sabha, Congress demands probe by Joint Parliamentary Committee

Opposition parties in Lok Sabha dubbed the Rafale fighter jet deal a scam, with the Congress demanding the setting up of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to investigate it

Sarbananda Sonowal says Centre has assured concerns of people of Assam will be taken into account before amending Citizenship Bill
India

Sarbananda Sonowal says Centre has assured concerns of people of Assam will be taken into account before amending Citizenship Bill

The centre has assured the people of Assam that their concerns will be taken into consideration before taking any decision on the amendment to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday.

Thousands join mass hunger strike in Assam against Citizenship Bill; BJP ally in state backs protests
India

Thousands join mass hunger strike in Assam against Citizenship Bill; BJP ally in state backs protests

Thousands of persons participated in a mass hunger strike here on Tuesday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.

PNB scam: Left parties, TMC divided over Joint Parliamentary Committee investigation
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PNB scam: Left parties, TMC divided over Joint Parliamentary Committee investigation

The Opposition Left parties and Mamata Banerjee's TMC were sharply divided on Wednesday over the constitution of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to go into the PNB scam involving billionaire diamond merchant Nirav Modi, a proposal broached by the Congress.

PNB fraud: Congress pins hope on Rs 11,400 cr scam to corner Narendra Modi govt, seeks joint parliamentary probe
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PNB fraud: Congress pins hope on Rs 11,400 cr scam to corner Narendra Modi govt, seeks joint parliamentary probe

The Rs 11,400 crore PNB scam is the biggest arsenal that Congress has got in its hand to attack the Narendra Modi government ahead of 2019 General Election to Lok Sabha

Bank union threatens strike if Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill not amended
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Bank union threatens strike if Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill not amended

The so-called "bail-in" clause in the draft FRDI Bill has been commented upon by experts as of bringing potential harm to deposits, in the form of savings accounts

Rohith Vemula suicide: Joint Parliamentary Committee team likely to visit Hyderabad University
India

Rohith Vemula suicide: Joint Parliamentary Committee team likely to visit Hyderabad University

Voicing concern over the suicide of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit scholar in Hyderabad University, a Parliamentary panel has favoured sending a delegation to the institution.

Congress not quitting Joint Committee on Land Bill: Anand Sharma
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Congress not quitting Joint Committee on Land Bill: Anand Sharma

Congress on Wednesday ruled out withdrawing its members from the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Land Bill, asserting that the party would put forth its views on record.

Land bill referred to Joint Parliamentary Committee after Opposition attack on Modi govt
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Land bill referred to Joint Parliamentary Committee after Opposition attack on Modi govt

Faced with stiff resistance from opposition and allies, the government was on Tuesday forced to refer the controversial Land Acquisition Bill to a Joint Committee of Parliament after Rahul Gandhi led the attack on it.

UPSC row: Parliamentary proceedings disrupted, stir continues
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UPSC row: Parliamentary proceedings disrupted, stir continues

The Opposition made a strong pitch for setting up of a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the matter, saying it involved the career of lakhs of students.

JPC on 2G: BJP, AIADMK protest filling up of vacancies
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JPC on 2G: BJP, AIADMK protest filling up of vacancies

Opposition BJP and AIADMK today lodged strong protest over the manner in which two vacancies in the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on 2G spectrum scam were filled, saying government was setting a bad precedent.