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Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'
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Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'

Parliament Updates: Congress MP in Lok Sabha Suresh Kodukunnil pointed out that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has not attended House proceedings since six months. He said that it is the government and House's responsibility to ensure his welfare and also that he exercises his right as an elected representative

SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act, refuses to stay its operation; next hearing on 22 Jan
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SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act, refuses to stay its operation; next hearing on 22 Jan

The top court issued notice to the Centre and sought its response by the second week of January next year on a batch of pleas challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act.

TMC's Mahua Moitra moves SC challenging Citizenship Amendment Act; President Ram Nath Kovind approved Bill turning it into Act
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TMC's Mahua Moitra moves SC challenging Citizenship Amendment Act; President Ram Nath Kovind approved Bill turning it into Act

TMC leader Mahua Moitra's counsel mentioned the matter on Friday for urgent listing before a bench headed by the chief justice of India SA Bobde

West Bengal by-election 2019: 64.35% polling in three constituencies till 3 pm; BJP candidate assaulted by TMC workers in Karimpur seat
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West Bengal by-election 2019: 64.35% polling in three constituencies till 3 pm; BJP candidate assaulted by TMC workers in Karimpur seat

Over seven lakh people are eligible to decide the fate of 18 candidates in the three constituencies of West Bengal

West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar says state Assembly elections must be violence-free to 'erase memories' of Lok Sabha polls
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West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar says state Assembly elections must be violence-free to 'erase memories' of Lok Sabha polls

Jagdeep Dhankhar said the by-polls to three Assembly seats in the state on 25 November must be free from violence to erase memories of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Sonia Gandhi gives nod to Congress alliance with CPM for 2021 Assembly polls in West Bengal
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Sonia Gandhi gives nod to Congress alliance with CPM for 2021 Assembly polls in West Bengal

Both the parties performed poorly with the Congress winning just two seats, while the Left Front failing to open its account

Lok Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill; legislation provides for constitution of national committee for surveillance, maintenance of dams
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Lok Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill; legislation provides for constitution of national committee for surveillance, maintenance of dams

The Lok Sabha passed the Dam Safety Bill, 2019, which seeks to provide uniform safety procedures for specified dams in the country

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis, GDP debate; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis, GDP debate; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis and the possibilities concerning government formation in the state, GDP debate; today's must-read stories

Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill: Amit Shah defends provision to declare person as terrorist, Mahua Moitra, Owaisi call it 'anti-people'
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Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill: Amit Shah defends provision to declare person as terrorist, Mahua Moitra, Owaisi call it 'anti-people'

The UAPA Bill provided fodder for political acrimony, and was passed in the Lower House despite strong objections by several Opposition leaders.

Mahua Moitra hits out at govt over UAPA Amendment Bill, says draft law is 'anti-federalism, anti-constitutional and anti-people'
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Mahua Moitra hits out at govt over UAPA Amendment Bill, says draft law is 'anti-federalism, anti-constitutional and anti-people'

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra vehemently opposed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

TMC MP Mahua Moitra opposes Aadhar bill, says it is ‘not transparent’ as it goes against laws of data protection and privacy
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TMC MP Mahua Moitra opposes Aadhar bill, says it is ‘not transparent’ as it goes against laws of data protection and privacy

Opposing the Aadhar Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha on Thursday, TMC MP Mahua Moitra said that the bill violates Supreme Court judgment and lacks transparency. Speaking about section 5 of the bill she stated, 'There is no standard of privacy and security today. There is no Data Protection Act'. Earlier in the Lok Sabha, she submitted a breach of privilege motion against Zee TV and its editor Sudhir Chaudhary for allegedly falsely reporting her maiden address.

TMC's Mahua Moitra submits breach of privilege motion against Zee TV, editor Sudhir Chaudhary; Speaker Om Birla disallows move
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TMC's Mahua Moitra submits breach of privilege motion against Zee TV, editor Sudhir Chaudhary; Speaker Om Birla disallows move

TMC MP Mahua Moitra on Thursday submitted a breach of privilege motion against Zee TV and its editor Sudhir Chaudhary for allegedly falsely reporting her maiden address in the Lower House of Parliament.

'Speech came from heart': TMC's Mahua Moitra dismisses plagiarism charges, slams BJP's 'troll army'
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'Speech came from heart': TMC's Mahua Moitra dismisses plagiarism charges, slams BJP's 'troll army'

TMC lawmaker Mahua Moitra, whose maiden speech in the Parliament on 'seven signs of fascism' went viral last week, has expressed dismay over the plagiarism charges levelled against her

Monsoon Session of Parliament: SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq raises concerns over lynchings during Zero Hour in LS
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq raises concerns over lynchings during Zero Hour in LS

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, SP MP Barq said, 'We have to decide how Muslims would live in this country", in a reference to lynching incidents.'

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Monsoon Session of Parliament, Jharkhand mob lynching, Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget, today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Monsoon Session of Parliament, Jharkhand mob lynching, Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget, today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Highlights from the Monsoon Session of Parliament this week, Jharkhand mob lynching, long-awaited answers will be sought in Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden budget, today's must-read stories

Mahua Moitra's speech, Owaisi's oath taking, Speaker Suresh's benign chastising: Why this week in Parliament left me feeling empty
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Mahua Moitra's speech, Owaisi's oath taking, Speaker Suresh's benign chastising: Why this week in Parliament left me feeling empty

During Moitra's speech, Kerala Congress MP Suresh Kodikunnil was in the Speaker's Chair looking benign, smiling and occasionally saying things like 'you already took three minutes'. Suresh is an interesting character, a seven-time MP. This week when he took his oath in Hindi and was reportedly scolded by Sonia Gandhi for not taking it in Malayalam or English.

'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speech
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'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speech

In her maiden speech in Parliament, Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra warned that prevalent signs suggest that India is moving towards fascism. During the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address in Lok Sabha, the Krishnanagar MP said, 'Only if you would open your eyes, you would see that there are signs everywhere, that this country is being torn apart.'

BJD, TMC allowing significant number of female candidates is a welcome step, but it's women leaders who must take lead
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BJD, TMC allowing significant number of female candidates is a welcome step, but it's women leaders who must take lead

Both the TMC and BJD are simultaneously attempting to combine the increased women representation with the women-centric policies launched in their tenure.

UIDAI's proposal on social media agency: Supreme Court gives two weeks to TMC MLA Mahua Moitra to support her claim
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UIDAI's proposal on social media agency: Supreme Court gives two weeks to TMC MLA Mahua Moitra to support her claim

Moitra had alleged that the move of hiring a social media monitoring agency was aimed at "mounting surveillance on social media platforms".

TMC MP Mahua Moitra assaulted woman constable in Silchar, allege Assam Police; party claims it's the other way round
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TMC MP Mahua Moitra assaulted woman constable in Silchar, allege Assam Police; party claims it's the other way round

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Assam Police have been engaged in allegations and counter-allegations ever since eight members of TMC landed at the Silchar airport in Assam on Thursday.