Parliamentary panel examining Personal Data Protection Bill recommends 89 changes, says Meenakshi Lekhi
The bill was drafted following a Supreme Court judgment in August 2017 that declared 'Right to Privacy' a fundamental right
Arvind Kejriwal, AAP MLAs tear copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly; Opposition decries 'cheap theatrics'
Both the Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP pointed out that Delhi was one of the first to notify the contentious Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act 2020 in November. The law allows sale of produce outside APMC mandis.
Meanwhile, Kamra has refused to retract his controversial tweets against the Supreme Court or apologise for them, saying he believes they "speak for themselves"
Last month, the Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill came down heavily on Twitter for showing Ladakh as part of China, saying it amounted to treason and sought an explanation by the US-based parent of the social media platform in form of an affidavit
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
At least 30 MPs and over 50 Parliament employees have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, say sources
The infected MPs include BJP MPs Meenakshi Lekhi, Suresh Angadi, Ram Shankar Katheria, and Parvesh Sahib Singh
‘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
Lok Sabha suspends 7 Congress MPs for 'gross misconduct'; Opposition continues protests seeking immediate discussion on Delhi violence
Seven Congress MPs in the Lok Sabha were suspended for the rest of the Budget session, as ruckus disrupted proceedings in the Lower House for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday. The MPs including Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan, and Gurjeet Singh Aujla, were suspended on charges of "gross misconduct", reports said.
SC verdict on permanent commission for women in defence likely today; Centre's arguments on physical capabilities 'need to be rejected', say petitioners
The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday regarding the permanent commissioning of women officers in the Indian Army, possible paving the way for allowing women in combat roles
Satya Nadella criticises CAA: Meenakshi Lekhi lashes out at Microsoft CEO about 'Syrian Muslims'; Abhishek Singhvi shows support
Speaking against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had said that he would be keen to see a Bangladeshi immigrant creating the next unicorn in India or becoming the next Infosys CEO
'Don't know where Navjot Singh Sidhu has fled': BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi takes jibe at Congress leader after attack on Nankana Sahib
BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Saturday questioned whether Navjot Singh Sidhu will hug the ISI chief after the alleged attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan
BJP releases 'chargesheet' against AAP govt in Delhi; will implement good suggestions in next five years, says Arvind Kejriwal
Senior BJP leaders accused the AAP of 'fanning the fire' during the recent violent protests in Delhi against the amended citizenship law.
SC to announce verdict on contempt plea case against Rahul Gandhi for 'chowkidar chor hai' remark in Rafale case today
The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Thursday its verdict on the criminal contempt plea filed against Rahul Gandhi by Meenakshi Lekhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his 'chowkidar chor hai' remark in Rafale case
Amit Shah kicks off 'Seva Saptah' to mark Narendra Modi's birthday by visiting AIIMS in Delhi along with other BJP leaders
Kicking off 'Seva Saptah' to mark prime minister Narendra Modi's birthday, Amit Shah on Saturday visited AIIMS and met the patients admitted here and enquired about their health situation
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.
The 5th International Yoga Day is set to be observed across the world on 21 June. In view of the occasion, preparations were underway on Thursday, with events also being held across India and the world ahead of the official day of celebrations. Reuters
Meenakshi Lekhi protests outside Delhi Jal Board's office over 'water woes'; authority alleges BJP is 'politicising' issue
Meenakshi Lekhi protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's (DJB) R K Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency.
Scale of AAP's defeat in Delhi shows that the party needs to recalibrate its understanding of the National Capital
The Aam Aadmi Party lost in Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's New Delhi Assembly constituency to the Bharatiya Janata Party, as the results of the Lok Sabha polls showed. It not only lost the VIP constituency, but came third in the race for votes.
Congress shifts political battles to judicial turf after Narendra Modi counter to 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe unsettles Rahul Gandhi's outfit
Rahul Gandhi on more than one occasion claimed that Supreme Court in the Rafale judgment had concluded that “Chowkidar Chor Hai” to mean that Supreme Court had found Narendra Modi guilty of corruption.
'Hold SC in highest esteem,' Rahul Gandhi tenders unconditional apology for wrongly attributing 'chowkidar chor hai' jibe to top court
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has finally tendered an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for wrongly attributing the chowkidar chor hai jibe to the apex court.