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‘High time’ Congress gets full-time president by ‘selection or election’, says Sandeep Dikshit
Politics

‘High time’ Congress gets full-time president by ‘selection or election’, says Sandeep Dikshit

Dikshit hit out at Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot, asserting that the fight was between the 'usurpers' and those persevering through hard work

EC defers bypolls for one Lok Sabha, 7 Assembly seats due to COVID-19; to discuss new schedule tomorrow
Politics

EC defers bypolls for one Lok Sabha, 7 Assembly seats due to COVID-19; to discuss new schedule tomorrow

The states where bypolls have been deferred are Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, and Kerala

Rahul Gandhi rants on China and defence, but never fails to miss a class
India

Rahul Gandhi rants on China and defence, but never fails to miss a class

While driving the Congress party to dust, Rahul is leading by example on how not to lead it.

'Hybrid', virtual Parliament session could be on cards, say sources; some MPs to be present physically, while others will attend online
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'Hybrid', virtual Parliament session could be on cards, say sources; some MPs to be present physically, while others will attend online

The prospects of a routine session of Parliament have come under question with existing government buildings found inadequate to accommodate all members of Parliament if COVID-19 physical distancing norms are to be followed, according to highly-placed sources.

MP Veerendra Kumar, Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi MD and Rajya Sabha member, passes away in Kerala at 84
India

MP Veerendra Kumar, Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi MD and Rajya Sabha member, passes away in Kerala at 84

Veerendra Kumar, a Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala and a former Union minister, was 84.

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury  reappointed as chairperson of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee
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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury reappointed as chairperson of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has been reappointed as chairperson of the Parliament's public accounts committee (PAC), the Lok Sabha Secretariat said on Tuesday.

Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt
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Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked the government why it had taken the technical loan write-off route for fugitives like Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya

Wilful defaulters beneficiaries of 'phone banking' under UPA regime, Modi govt chasing them to recover dues: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Wilful defaulters beneficiaries of 'phone banking' under UPA regime, Modi govt chasing them to recover dues: Nirmala Sitharaman

Hitting out at the Congress party, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that wilful defaulters were beneficiaries of 'phone banking' under the UPA regime and the Modi government is chasing them to recover the dues

Coronavirus India Roundup April 21: 47 more deaths, rapid testing kits faulty, 813 containment zones in Mumbai
Health

Coronavirus India Roundup April 21: 47 more deaths, rapid testing kits faulty, 813 containment zones in Mumbai

According to the Health Ministry, 3,260 people have recovered overall with an encouraging 705 patients declared cured just yesterday.

MV Rajasekharan passes away at 91: Veteran Congress leader a politico of 'simplicity, humility, maturity', says BS Yediyurappa
India

MV Rajasekharan passes away at 91: Veteran Congress leader a politico of 'simplicity, humility, maturity', says BS Yediyurappa

Veteran Congress leader and former Union minister MV Rajasekharan passed away at a hospital in Bengaluru on Monday after prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 91.

Lok Sabha passes finance bill without discussion, Congress and DMK demand financial package to deal with coronavirus
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Lok Sabha passes finance bill without discussion, Congress and DMK demand financial package to deal with coronavirus

A decision to approve the Finance Bill without discussion was taken at the all-party meeting convened by the Speaker.

Share trading should be stopped to restrict bloodbath in stock market, says TMC MP Saugata Roy in Lok Sabha
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Share trading should be stopped to restrict bloodbath in stock market, says TMC MP Saugata Roy in Lok Sabha

A TMC member in Lok Sabha on Friday proposed that the government close share trading in the country on account of "bloodbath" on Dalal Street

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says government making efforts to take kabaddi to Olympics
Sports

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says government making efforts to take kabaddi to Olympics

Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports said kabaddi is an indigenous sport and that the government would make efforts to take it to the Olympics

Congress says Jammu and Kashmir economy collapsed due to restrictions imposed since last August
India

Congress says Jammu and Kashmir economy collapsed due to restrictions imposed since last August

Initiating a discussion on the budgetary proposals and demand for grants for the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, Congress member Manish Tewari urged the government to 'open ears' and 'listen' to the voices of people

Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha
India

Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about six detention centres in Assam with a capacity of 3,331 persons

25,782 minorities from Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan given Long Term Visa in last five years, Union minister Nityanand Rai tells Lok Sabha
India

25,782 minorities from Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan given Long Term Visa in last five years, Union minister Nityanand Rai tells Lok Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai, however, said statistics of foreigners arriving into India are not maintained community-wise

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

Parliament starts thermal screening of visitors at all entrances as coronavirus cases rise to 110 in India
Politics

Parliament starts thermal screening of visitors at all entrances as coronavirus cases rise to 110 in India

Amid the novel coronavirus scare, the security at Parliament has started thermal screening of visitors at all its entrances on Monday. With coronavirus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the issue also dominated the discussion among MPs on Monday.

Coronavirus outbreak matter of 'great concern', says S Jaishankar; claims govt's initial focus is to bring back Indian pilgrims stranded in Iran
India

Coronavirus outbreak matter of 'great concern', says S Jaishankar; claims govt's initial focus is to bring back Indian pilgrims stranded in Iran

Coronavirus outbreak is a matter of 'great concern' and the government's initial focus is to bring back Indian pilgrims stranded in Iran, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday.